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The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

Starting college is easy—all you have to do is call 1-800-917-6391. We will answer all your questions and help you take this life-changing step. The school’s friendly, helpful admissions process includes the following steps:

Speak with Your Admissions Consultant

To begin the process, you’ll have an informal phone interview with your admissions consultant. You will discuss your career goals and consider possible degree programs for fulfilling your professional plans. The consultant will answer your questions about starting college and set you on the path to a better career.

Enrollment Planning with Your Admissions Consultant

Once you’ve chosen to enroll, the admissions consultant will review your background and ask questions about your career motives, interests, and needs. The consultant will help you understand the requirements and enrollment procedures necessary to begin your education, as well as guide you through the admissions process.

Speak with Your Financial Planner

Next, you’ll speak with a well-informed financial planner, who will demystify the financial aid process for you. This planner will help you understand the financial requirements of attending Independence University. In addition, your planner will help you consider the many financial aid choices available for those who qualify.

Create Your Personalized Financial Plan

Once you’ve chosen a program and started the enrollment process, the financial planner will put together an affordable financial strategy for your chosen program. The planner will help you understand all the details, go through all the steps, and keep track of the applications and forms.

Meet Your Support System

Once you’ve applied for enrollment and received approval from the Director of Admissions, the financial planner and admissions consultant will continue helping you throughout your education. We will always work together with you to make attending IU convenient and flexible for you.

Paying for your education

Some people think they can’t afford college. Once you know the facts, college could be much more affordable than you think! Financial aid is available if you qualify, possibly including grants and scholarships. In fact, many students are amazed at the financial aid they’re eligible to receive.

For more information, including information about Your Future Scholarships, call 800-917-6391 and we’ll walk you through the process.


Connect with a community of peers

To find out more about the Independence University experience, connect with us through our profiles on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Not only will you hear from students and faculty, but you’ll get the latest news and information.


Transfer your credits

If you’ve already attended some college, don’t let your valuable credits go to waste! At Independence University, we’ll help you transfer your credits to a degree designed for employment. You can transfer up to 75% of the credits needed for an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, and up to 25% for a master’s degree.


Get your new tablet and laptop—no extra charge1

To help you achieve success in school, Independence University ships you a new tablet right at the beginning of your program, at no extra charge. At the beginning of your fourth module, a laptop equipped with all the software you need to complete your program will be shipped for your use.

After using your tablet and laptop for school, you can keep them when you graduate!

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  • Take Your Next Step! Connect with an experienced admissions consultant to take the first step toward your new future:
  1. Tablet received in 1st module, laptop received in 4th module; tablets and laptops are not issued to enrollees in master’s programs or completion programs.

Independence University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

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