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University of Mary Washington Distance Learning

Founded in 1908, the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia stands as one of the oldest universities in northern Virginia. Originally established as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women, it was eventually named after the first First

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University of Maine Distance Learning

The University of Maine in Orono was founded in 1865 and opened its meager doors 3 years later to a 12 student first class. No longer a little agricultural/mechanical school, UMaine stands today as the “state’s premier public university”, both

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University of Louisville Distance Learning

In 1798, the Jefferson Seminary began to take shape in Kentucky, becoming the University of Louisville proper by the late 1800s and standing today as a “pre-eminent metropolitan research university” for both undergrad and graduate students. Growing to take up

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University of Louisiana (Lafayette) Distance Learning

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette was founded as an industrial school in 1898, growing since to become the largest campus in the UL system (around 1400 acres) and the second largest university in the entire state. More than just

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University of Dubuque Distance Learning

Created in 1852 to begin training ministers, in German, to address the spiritual needs of the newly settled Iowa area, the University of Dubuque was initially two students taught out of the home of a Presbyterian minister’s home. Though still

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University of Central Florida Distance Learning

The University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida was opened in the fall of 1968 as the Florida Technical Institute, “in large part as a response to the growing space industry” in nearby Cape Canaveral. Today, it stands as the

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University of Central Arkansas Distance Learning

Created in 1907 as a normal school looking to “rid Arkansas of haphazard schoolteachers”, today’s University of Central Arkansas, located in Conway Arkansas, has grown to become the 4th largest institution of higher learning in the state. The motto of

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University of Dayton Distance Learning

Originally created as a Catholic boarding school for boys by the Society of Mary in 1850, the University of Dayton has grown to become not only a “leader of higher education”, but also “one of the preeminent Catholic universities in

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