About Pirate Patch

Pirate PatchPark University Pirate Patch courses connect - or "patch" - two or more classrooms through live audio and video, allowing for interaction with instructors and classmates across multiple sites.

Face time with professors is known to be an important part of a satisfactory and successful college experience. Pirate Patch meets both needs by increasing access to a live teaching experience for Park University students nationwide!

Students will be aware that they are enrolling in a “patched” course at the time of registration. Click on the video to learn more about Park University's Pirate Patch.

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Park University was ranked No. 9 in the nation for the quality of its online programs by Guide to Online Schools in 2013.

Park University was recognized in a Wall Street Journal article as the No. 5 private college in the country for return on investment for students, based on the 2014 PayScale College ROI Report.

For 2014, Park’s online bachelor degree programs were ranked No. 164 in the country and Park’s online graduate business programs were ranked No. 122. Nearly 1,000 distance education programs were a part of the rankings.

Park is ranked as the seventh most affordable private university/college in the nation — and first in the Midwest — for tuition and fees, according to a report announced by U.S. News and World Report.