City Vision College is the Internet-based distance learning program of TechMission, a primarily degree-completion institution of higher education, located in the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
City Vision’s curriculum was originally developed in 1990 and has advanced and expanded over the years to offer both certificates and bachelor’s degrees.
Demographics at City Vision College are as follows:
- About 78 students enrolled
- Student to faculty ratio of 7:1
- Approximately 57 percent of students study full-time
- Nearly 60 percent of students are female
- About 60 percent of students are White and 32 percent are Black
City Vision College offers only distance education courses with on-site training components. Programs of study include: Urban Missions, Nonprofit Management, Addiction Studies, Mathematics, Business, English, Humanities, Languages, Psychology, and Science. Three credit courses are offered in an accelerated semester format that lasts 8 weeks (versus 16 weeks in a semester) and require about 20 hours or outside studying per week. Assignments are delivered and collected through Moodle’s course management system.
Computer requirements for online students are as follows:
- Windows XP/Vista/7 or comparable Macintosh/Linux operating system
- High speed Internet connection
- Computer sound card
- Word processor
- Internet Web Browser
- Personal e-mail address
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
City Vision College has an open admissions policy and accepts all students who meet basic requirements. Enrollment is continuous in the college’s certificate or degree completion programs. To be considered for enrollment, students must submit a completed application with a one-time application fee of $25. It is encouraged for students to submit official high school or college transcripts as well. Students applying for admission must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED. Applicants with a background in substance abuse are recommended to have a minimum of one year of sobriety before joining the Addiction Studies program.
Soon after applying for admission (or after January 1), it is recommended for students to apply for financial aid. Students must determine eligibility by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA code 041191). Students may qualify to receive a Pell Grant or a Federal Loan. Other forms of financial aid include: Private Loans, Payment Plans, the Internship Program, Veteran’s Educational Benefits, Workforce Investment Act, Vocational Rehabilitation, AGRM Discount and Scholarships, and the International Student Discount.
Tuition costs $6,000 per academic year for a full-time student enrolled in 12 or more credit hours with approximately $500 spent on books and other supplies. Courses cost $300 per credit hour.
City Vision College is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council and is a member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.
Sector Of Institution:Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Highest Level Of Offering:Bachelor's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:66
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
Calendar System:Other academic year
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