Park University was founded in 1875 under the name Park College. In 2000, the school changed its name to Park University. The university works toward the mission of "providing access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others."
Park University is a four-year, not-for-profit, private, university that awards certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. Many degrees that can be completed entirely online.