Amridge University is a private, non-profit university that is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Amridge University was founded in 1967, in Montgomery, AL and was originally known as the Alabama Christian School of Religion. Throughout its history, Amridge University has primarily served as a theological seminary, training ministers in Bible and Christian counseling, but has expanded its educational programs over the years and now offers additional degrees, all of which are taught from a Christian perspective. Amridge’s Turner School of Theology is a central part of the university and offers all levels of degrees in ministry and theology. Amridge University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Primarily a distance learning university offering all of its programs online, Amridge University also offers classes at its 9 acre campus, located in Montgomery, AL. The Amridge campus consists of a single structure, known as the Morgan W. Brown Building that contains the universities classrooms, library and administrative offices. Satellite campuses exist in Nashville, TN and Phoenix, AZ.
Amridge is one of the leading universities in the county in offering online educational programs. Students choosing to attend Amridge online benefit from a flexible schedule that allows them to attend classes around their schedule. Students can attend classes at any time or on any day during the week, but need to practice self-management and be disciplined to meet assignment deadlines. Students attending Amridge online attend class by using the internet to log on to the Amridge website where they will have access to the online learning system known as Blackboard. Through Blackboard, students will have access to course materials and assignments, and this is also where they will communicate with their instructors and fellow classmates.
Amridge University currently enrolls an estimated 366 undergraduate and 346 graduate students. Bachelor, master and doctoral degrees are available in the programs offered by Amridge’s four schools that include the College of General Studies Turner School of Theology, College of Business and Leadership, and School of Human Service.
Amridge offers military benefits for students serving in the military to make receiving a degree a reality. An academic degree can help with promotion opportunities while serving in the military as well as with professional career advancement. In addition to a flexible learning schedule, some of the other military benefits offered by Amridge include university credit for military training, special tuition rates and scholarships for military members and their spouses and accommodation of military deployment policy.
Some of the events offered by Amridge include a spiritual enrichment forum, and a future preachers training camp. The 2012 future preachers training camp was a week-long event that hosted 15 aspiring preachers, evangelists and missionaries. The campers spent the week learning the word of god through studying the bible, participating sermon delivery and enjoying recreational and fellowship opportunities. One of the main goals of Amridge University is to train preachers, and the future training preacher’s camp is a great opportunity to get young people interested in preaching.
The cost of attending Amridge University is $9,620 per year. Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available to assist with the cost of attendance. Approximately 95% of Amridge students receive financial aid. Additional information regarding financial aid can be found on the Amridge University website.
Sector Of Institution:Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation:Churches of Christ
Highest Level Of Offering:Doctorate degree
Adult Age Enrollments:N/A
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