The Park Advantage

Named one of the top 20 military-friendly schools for several years and ranked the 7th Most Affordable Private University/College in the NATION; 1st in the Midwest for tuition and fees according to U.S. News and World Report, Park University is a private, non-profit, independent, and fully accredited post-secondary educational institution. With over 60 degree programs, Park University offers varying scheduled terms, student services, and a student to faculty ratio of 12:1 to help each student successfully complete their chosen path.

Proudly Supporting Our Troops

We proudly support military members and their dependents. Beyond excellence in academic support and services, Park offers a number of services to active military and veterans.

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Making A World of Difference

A private education can make a world of difference in your future. At Park University, we take pride in our tradition of keeping private education affordable and within reach of a wide range of students. When you choose Park University, you join a growing global community of Park alumni who are thriving in all walks of life.


Park undergraduates enjoy earning their degree through the traditional Parkville campus experience, online or face-to-face at one of Park's nationwide campuses or online. Which one is right for you?


Enhance your career choices, your long-time job satisfaction and lifetime earnings potential with a graduate degree or professional certificate. Programs are available face-to-face and online.

Military and Veteran Support

Park University and the U.S. Military enjoy an educational partnership which has stretched more than 90 years. Continuing that relationship today, Park offers a number of support services to ensure the student success.

Active Duty and Veteran Resources

  • The Park Warrior Center helps veterans on such topics as education, employment, finances, relationships, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and transition.
  • The Success for Veterans Program provides a smooth and comprehensive transition to college for veteran students.
  • The Park Student Veterans Organization (SVA) is comprised of student veterans, their families and their supporters and is dedicated to helping provide the best academic experience possible for returning veterans and their families.
  • The Command & General Staff College within the School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers an impressive variety of master's degree programs and emphases for officers.


Financial Support

We proudly support military members and their dependents. Not only is Park University’s tuition below the Tuition Assistance (TA) rates, we also offer a 25% discount on graduate courses for active duty military persons.

Scholarship opportunities include:
  • Park Military Family Scholarship
  • James J. Lennon Memorial Scholarship
  • Sergeant Major Stan Hillery (Ret.)
  • Memorial Scholarship *
  • Air Force Aid Society's General Henry Hap Arnold Education Grant Program *
  • Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarships *
  • Enlisted Spouses' Club Scholarships *
* Park University accepts these scholarships granted by outside institutions.

Reservists may also tap into their TA programs, and Park programs are VA-certified for any military member or veteran that has GI Bill benefits. The GI Bill provides benefits to veterans, service members and some dependents of disabled or deceased veterans wishing to pursue an education.

The Park Advantage: Affordable. Accredited. Accessible.

  • Fully accredited and not-for-profit
  • 12:1 student to faculty ratio
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • 40 campus centers and online
  • Student academic support
  • Scholarship and financial aid assistance
  • Military and veteran support
  • 50 clubs and organizations
  • Career development center