Rasmussen College Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (94)
Run!!!! After a week i realized online learning wasn't for me. I withdrew and they charged me 1100 dollars. The teachers were not good everything was so confusing..they trap you to get the gov funds!!! Stay away go to a different school!!!! You will thank me
This College is a joke. The classes are ridiculously high in cost, and the quality of education is awful. What do I mean by quality of education? To start the instructors rarely get back to you within 48 hours. Ive had a few classes that were capstones in which the instructs NEVER got back to me via email. You will have to contact the dean to contact the instructor to contact you. Once that happens, the instructor will single you out and give you an awful grade (C). This was noted because I had received straight As in every assignment, then when the instructor was informed by the dean she had failed to meet her obligations, she took that out on her student, whom simple wanted a simple question answered. Now Im not basing my entire college experience on this, but the college in general severly lacks any type of quality control. Classes have the assignments copied and pasted from other colleges (word for word). Little to no effort is put into the course content. I never read a single page of the text books they provided and was able to ace every single class. Some classes could be completely by simply sending junk assignments (assignments that had been used in module 1, and used for EVERY submission until week 11) meaning you can put whatever you want in the dropbox and you will receive 100% stating "Great Job". This college will teach you nothing except that their piece of paper for a bacheolors degree cost you 50k. Would also like to note you will take a lot of fluff classes and 182 credits for a bachelors degree. An example of a fluff class is 'the Psychology of social media, art in the workplace, etc' You will want to gouge your eyes out when you read about instructors demanding to be called PROFESSOR with a liberal arts degree teaching fluff classes. I also found that these jokes will also grade the harshest. HAVE FUN
I failed 1 coding class due to not having time to focus, I dealt with the sudden death of my younger brother and fell behind and did not understand the information as necessary. I informed my advisor that I needed to drop the class and try again the next semester when I had a clear mind and that I would sign up for a tutor. I did these things, my advisor and tutor cheered me on and reminded me that I only needed a 73% to pass. I received a 75%, great right? Wrong! I was misinformed and my new advisor said that I unfortunately needed a 78% and that I would be getting dropped out of the program. Now mind you I had this class and 2 more to finish before I received my degree that I am now in debt for $30,000 for. I asked if there was a way to get back in the program and was told I could take the class at another college and transfer back but was not guaranteed the credits I had earned upon return. I looked around at other colleges anyway and most of them would only be able to transfer 1 semester worth of credits and I would have to start fresh just to take the one class! $30,000 wasted and no degree to show for it, all due to one class and a lying student advisor.
I am so glad I read the reviews on Rasmussen. I have been to other University's and I have NEVER seen a school like this one. The staff is so rude and truely does not care about the students. I have a disability and have asked for assistance and my requests were denied. I was treated so poorly. I have filed a complaint with the ADA. The nursing coordinator is a joke! I swear the TEAS test is rigged somehow. I have been in the medical field for 15 years and have many medical connections. They (hospital and clinic HR) state they do not have anything good to say about the "Nurses" that are pumped out of here. My advise, and as everyone can clearly see, DO NOT give this school your money. There are so many good schools out there. And this institution is not one of them. They really need to be investigated by the school board. It's a sham!
I was a student at Rasmussen college school of nursing, i thought it was a good program during orientation I asked several times about accreditation and never got a good answer. Their Rn to Bsn program is accredited but not the Rn. I was dropped from the program because two times I missed the 79% exam average by less than a point which caused me to fail out. I understand this fact. But I still keep in contact with the people in my cohort and several of them have received passing grades even though they should have failed and been dropped from the course like I was. The whole let's take pharmacology and intro to nursing is a trip to start with and then follow it up with mental health and nursing 2. When you exams are every week 4-6 chapters of material each week. It is just retarded and if you as a teacher to help you with something don't expect a reply for 2-3 weeks because they teach 3-4 classes online and are in a different state. Waste of 16 months go somewhere else.
Warning! Do not attend this school! It's a big waste of money and time!!!! I regret going to this school. I do not recommended this school to anyone. Worst school ever! The Professor are lazy they take forever to reply back and the assignment insertion are horrible! Trust me and everyone that saying stay away from this school! Don't be like us we regeting going here. Do not go to this school!
This school is a waste of time and a waste of money. First of all, the staff was not helpful whatsoever and acted like you were bothering them by calling them and asking questions. Isn't that what their job is? Second of all, On top of all of that, when I enrolled I asked if the Early Childhood Education certificate would be what I needed to be a preschool teachers assistant, and I was told it was EXACTLY what I needed to be a preschool teachers assistant! I started calling the schools in my county just to confirm because I know certain places want different types of degrees and training for certain jobs. I called TEN different districts in my surrounding area and every single one of them looked up the Early Childhood Education Certificate awarded by Rasmussen and they ALL said it was useless and meant nothing. One even said I might as well write "I'm a teacher now" on a piece of paper and it would be about the same as the certificate they gave. I decided right then and there that Rasmussen was not a good fit for me (or anyone else for that matter) and I requested to drop (I was well within the dates for my financial aid to not be affected!). The advisor that I spoke with to request that I cancel enrollment informed me that "if I gave up so easily I would not go anywhere in life." I am currently in a Medical Administrative Assistant program and I have a 4.0 GPA so it was most definitely the school that was an issue, not my motivation or determination. So fast forward 3 weeks. I think I've been dropped from classes, my financial aid is up to date, and I'm ready to start classes at UMA! Imagine my surprise when they tell me I am already attending a different school and have used 80% of my 17-18 FAFSA. I was outraged, but I tried to keep my cool. I emailed the academic advisor and the financial aid department requesting documentation that I was in fact NOT attending and NOT using financial aid. The only response I received was a template, and there was not even a single attempt to fill it out. It literally said "Dear ?StudentName?: and it was like that for the entire "document." That is unofficial and no one is going to accept that. I asked if I may have the contact information for a supervisor or director so that I could get the issue actually resolved. The advisor informed me that he did not have to give me the information and he had the nerve to tell me I "don't have to be a bitch because I'm not getting my way." You bet I found that contact information myself and I made sure to send the director the screenshot of every conversation I had with the advisors. He informed that on his end there was never any attempt made to drop me or cancel my FAFSA, so he corrected the issue himself. This school is an absolute joke. If you are enrolled or planning to enroll in Rasmussen, I BEG you to please reconsider so that you don't have the same issues I and so many others have had. P.S. If it were possible to give zero stars, or even negative numbered stars, I absolutely would.
This is a scam! Pls do not attend here! They take your money and dont teach you anything. They slam you with Funds and Pharm in one semester, several students failed one or both. Its horrible. The teachers plot against you to fail, and do not teach about anything on the test. I was on honor roll for many semesters and also have several other degrees from various Universities. This I repeat is a scam! They never show you your test so you can see what you got wrong and improve. Oh and just food for thought, if you are a minority this school is not for you due to the teachers being RACIST and overtly treating those of color poorly in comparison to the other students. Its ourtight shameful. They even use the discrimination in their grading practices,witnessed it firsthand. It's awful and a no-win situation. The graduation rate is only 25% look it up d your research and if in like the movie says.. GET OUT! Youre welcome!
Incredibly disappointed in the education I received. Started off perfect, my advisor was super nice and i liked my professors and classes. 2nd quarter came around and it was awful. My professors were not helpful an wouldn't return emails or calls. They lacked creativity, and I was often scolded for thinking outside the box. The professors I had would leave horrible feedback. I was a straight A student at a well known art school before this, I took graduate level classes as a high school senior, so getting C's and D's was not okay. I wouldn't go here again, ever. My advisor after the first quarter wouldn't return my emails or calls, and wouldn't give me a full class schedule. this whole thing has come as a major blow to my confidence, even my past professors have looked at the work i submitted and raved about it. Finally changing schools after three horrible quarters with this school. Thank god!!!!!!
Worst school ever. None of the credits transfer between campuses. I was also told by my advisor that I could drop a class to lighten my course load, as I have a full time job and two kids. Well that comeback to haunt me as I had to pay out of pocket because they didn't tell me that you can't use financial aid if you are under a certain number of credits (and I was within the drop period). So bad advice from advisor. The dean and most of the office staff suddenly quit during my second quarter, I should have recognized that as a sign. Also they claim to be willing to work with schedules as far as evening classes or people with kids...they aren't. Class schedules are given out two weeks ahead of time and I was told I could not switch with anyone if what I was given didn't work for me, and if you miss a clinical they can fail you automatically (unless the instructor decided to let you make it up but good luck with that), if you Lisa class or test without 24 hrs notice and a documented excuse ( you were in the hospital, etc) they can fail you. Had a girl in my pharm class be failed because she missed the test because she was in the ER, and they wouldn't let her make it up because she didn't give 24hrs notice (like yeah I know 24hrs ahead of time that I'll be in the emergency room). And outdated information, MOST of the instructors don't know what they are doing( had a few really good ones but I literally had an instructor that would skip slides if she didn't know anything about what was on the slide and would not give any insight as to what material we would be tested on, couldn't even get vague help like"chapters 20-27" or anything). Clinical sites are dumps. Online courses are s joke, pre recorded lectures that aren't even done by the current instructor. I had one instructor who could barely type or speak English (and this lady was supposed to be grading my papers on spelling, grammar, and APA format). This school is an expensive joke. Don't waste your time or money. I'm in debt over 20 grand because of this school, and I wish I had never started the program.