University of the Rockies Online Reviews - Master's in Psychology

3.01 out of 5 stars
(6 Reviews)
  • Colorado Springs (CO)
  • Annual Tuition: Not Provided
50% of 6 students said this degree improved their career prospects
33% of 6 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars
Tiara R. - 11/7/2018
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2018
"I graduated in October and all I can say is that the school was great. Staff were wonderful and all of my teachers except for one were helpful. It was difficult at times but I was able to push through. Some of the textbooks were a little outdated and some assignments were beyond old; however, my professors were always current on information and gave enough information for me to learn all I needed. It will not he for everyone but it is a good school. The 6 week courses worked well for me and I like that classes were back-to-back. They are not APA accredited so that may not be appealing to some."
1.0 out of 5 stars
ABH - 3/11/2018
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015
"I would not recommend this college to anyone! Others have stated it's a scam, which it is. Recruiters tell you anything they think you want to hear. As an older student, I had no background in APA format. When I asked for help in the area, I was instructed to read other articles written in APA and figure it out. I was enrolled in Cultural Diversity with an instructor that had no understanding on my culture; I am from the Appalachian mountains. I felt discriminated against the whole time and expressed this to my counselor. Toward the end of the class, I had a family emergency and called my counselor immediately. I explained the situation and asked if documentation was required; I was told 'no'. Later when I decided to transfer to Liberty University, I was told I needed 'proof' of the medical emergency which was no longer available to me. I was stuck with a bill of over $2,000 which I am stilling trying to pay. It's all about the money folks."
2.4 out of 5 stars
Christina KC - 1/28/2017
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016
"I graduated in June of 2016. I have yet to receive my diploma. I have called on multiple occasions only to be ignored. I thought posting this review might help. They got a lot of my time and money. All I want is a piece of paper validating my hard work. In addition, my first advisor was amazing, my last advisor was HORRIBLE!"
2.5 out of 5 stars
Scott - 8/24/2016
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014
"Ok, of you're from Illinois, and want an lpc or higher, this degree is worthless. I learned the hard way. If ... you want to learn, it's a good school, and there mediation specialty is good , but in illinois it won't get you a job. I was told by the board, that they wouldn't even consider my degree and either A. Get another masters or B. Get a phd. Unfortunately, I'm too old to accrue any more debt"
1.0 out of 5 stars
kari - 3/11/2016
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016
"I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS COLLEGE TO ANYONE.THEY ARE A RIP OFF.I finished my last class dec 14,2015..I was told I needed to take comprehensive test which I knew about.At that time I didn't have the $300 to pay for it so I waited then dec 31,2015 I was told my gpa was 2.95 so I couldn't take the test until I retook class for $3,000 out of my pocket..a class I passed with a high C.Then it came out that they did away with the test,so they made everyone sign a wavier and get it back to them.I did this and then sent them a email as to what else I needed to do to get my diploma. No response then I was emailed a petition for graduation paper and was told to fill it out and return it. Then I recieved a call saying that I couldn't get my diploma until I retook the class again out of pocket and I had to get a A in it.I spent over 30,000 for the master degree and 18 months doing homework..I HAVE NO DIPLOMA AND THEY WON'T GIVE IT TO ME UNTIL I PAY 3,000 MORE AND RETAKE A CLASS I PASSED ALREADY.THEY CLAIM THERE ARE NO WAIVERS AND PAYING 3,000 OUT OF POCKET TO RETAKE A CLASS THAT I PASSED IS THE ONLY WAY THEY WILL GIVE ME THE DIPLOMA"
4.3 out of 5 stars
Janet Hightower - 5/22/2015
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015
"As a student of U of R you will be self motivated. The career set you sign up for will be exceptional. Most books you can get online and easy to read. I found this University's strong points to be their instructors/professors, professional, knowledgeable and available. I found the weak points to be the cost and the communication with the advisors. All in all U of R was a GREAT experience. I am very happy I am an alumni. I would recommend this university to those who are self motivated and are able to get past the cost and improve communication. Good Luck everyone."