List of College Degree Programs By Correspondence
Originally, the term 'correspondence college' referred to a college that would allow students to receive and submit assignments by mail; today, correspondence colleges have given way to online, distance learning institutions. Two top colleges with modern-day correspondence degree programs include University of Florida in Gainesville and Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Top Colleges with Correspondence Degree Programs
1. University of Florida in Gainesville
This public university was among 2010's top 50 colleges, according to U.S. News & World Report. Through the college's Division of Continuing Education's distance learning initiative, correspondence students can earn undergraduate and graduate degrees. College degree programs available by correspondence include Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, Master of Arts in Latin, Master of Education, Master of Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Public Health and Doctor of Audiology degrees. The correspondence degree programs listed are entirely home-based and completed with the assistance of textbooks, virtual classrooms, instructional videos, CD-ROMs and proctored tests.
- Address: 355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611
- Phone Number: (352) 392-3261
2. Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA
As of 2010, this private research university was listed as one of the best colleges in the Northeast, according to the Princeton Review, which also ranked Drexel's undergraduate entrepreneurial program as one of the top ten in the U.S. This university's correspondence college was founded in 1996, and offers Bachelor of Science degrees in computing and security technology, property management, psychology, criminal justice, communications, education, business administration, general studies and health services administration, as well as dual Bachelor of Science/Master of Science degree completion programs in information systems and information technology. Graduate correspondence degrees available include a Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in such specialties as library and information science, engineering, hospitality management, construction management, education, computer science and project management.
- Address: 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
- Phone Number: (215) 895-2000
List of 20 Good Colleges with College Degree Programs by Correspondence
|College/University Name||Student Population||Address||Phone Number|
|Arizona State University||67,082||Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287||(480) 965-9011|
|Ohio State University||53,715||190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210||(614) 292-6446|
|University of Florida||51,474||355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611||(352) 392-3261|
|University of Central Florida||50,121||4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32816||(407) 823-2000|
|Michigan State University||46,510||Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824||(517) 355-1855|
|New York University||42,189||70 Washington Sq. S., New York, New York 10012||(212) 998-1212|
|University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||41,028||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109||(734) 764-1817|
|University of Washington||39,675||1400 N.E. Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195||(206) 543-2100|
|University of Georgia||34,180||University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602||(706) 542-3000|
|Boston University||31,766||One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215||(617) 353-2000|
|Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University||30,739||Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061||(540) 231-6000|
|University of Iowa||29,152||101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242||(319) 335-3500|
|University of Pittsburgh||27,562||4200 Fifth Ave,, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260||(412) 624-4141|
|Northeastern University||25,837||360 Huntington Ave,, Boston, Massachusetts 02115||(617) 373-2000|
|George Washington University||25,116||2121 I St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20052||(202) 994-1000|
|Auburn University||24,530||Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849||(334) 844-4000|
|Drexel University||21,537||3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104||(215) 895-2000|
|Syracuse University||19,366||Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244||(315) 443-1870|
|Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide||15,225||600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114||(800) 522-6787|
|Villanova University||10,274||800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085||(610) 519-4500|
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