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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 Kentucky Distance Learning

Today standing as the largest university in the state (by enrollment, with a student body of 27000+), the University of Kentucky has been located in Lexington since 1865, when it was opened as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky.

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University of Bridgeport Distance Learning

The University of Bridegport in Bridgeport, Connecticut was founded in 1927 as the Junior College of Connecticut, “the first junior college chartered by any legislature in the northeastern states”. Carrying through a commitment to student preparation and community service, as

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University of Connecticut Distance Learning

Founded in 1881 as the Storrs Agricultural School, the University of Connecticut has broadened its scope some since then, expanding to regional campuses, opening schools of Law and Graduate Business in Hartford, and becoming the reigning best school in New

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University of Arkansas Distance Learning

The “flagship” of the University of Arkansas system is in Fayetteville, the largest and most prestigious of the UA schools. Founded in 1871 as Arkansas Industrial University, it has evolved to become not only a nationally renowned research university, but

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Unviersity of Arkansas (Little Rock) Distance Learning

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock was founded 80+ years ago as the Little Rock Junior College in 1927. Striving to “serve society through the application of knowledge and research skills”, UALR has written a history beginning with just

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University of Alaska Southeast Distance Learning

Born from the restructuring of the now defunct UA Juneau, as well as a couple community colleges, the University of Alaska Southeast was truly created in Juneau in 1987, with campuses there as well as in Sitka and Ketchikan (site

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University of Alabama (Huntsville) Distance Learning

Originally created as an extension of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama in Huntsville grew up quickly, becoming its own autonomous university by 1969. No longer the underachieving little sibling, this research-intensive university strives to “enrich

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