John F. Kennedy University
is a nonprofit, private university
located in Pleasant Hill, California
, with satellite campuses in Campbell
, and Costa Mesa
. It was founded in 1964 to focus on providing continuing opportunities for non-traditional higher education. Enrollment is approximately 1,600 (as of fall 2010) with no campus housing. The faculty consists of over 700 adjunct faculty employed in their subject areas in addition to about 60 full-time academics.
JFK University has three colleges — Undergraduate Studies, Graduate and Professional Studies, and Law. The University also has a Continuing Education division.
John F. Kennedy University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
In April 2009, JFKU became an affiliate of the National University System
. JFK University retained its name, identity and accreditation as an independent university.
College of Undergraduate Studies
The College of Undergraduate Studies offers undergraduate completion programs in Business, Health Sciences, Legal Studies (ABA-approved), and Psychology. Students may advance towards their educational goals with help from two programs:
- Credit by Assessment. Students in the Business Administration, Health Sciences, and Psychology programs can earn credit up to 30 quarter units of undergraduate credit for work-related projects, including corporate training, professional workshops, and volunteer training.
- Link to Graduate Study. Qualified......