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The Patten Advantage
  • Affordable Tuition

    • $350/mo Undergraduate Tuition
    • $520/mo Graduate Tuition

    Monthly payment plan for 4-month term includes all e-texts and course materials. Tuition is the same regardless of number of courses completed per term.

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  • Online degrees designed around you

    • Learn at your own pace
    • Get personal academic support
    • Schedule exams when you're ready
    • Start school any Monday

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Accredited Online Degree Programs

Our challenging programs are designed to give you the real-world knowledge you need to succeed in today’s workplace.

MBA

With concentrations in

Bachelor of Arts

Associate of Arts

General Studies
With concentrations in

Accreditation

Patten is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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Patten Enrollment Advisors are available to answer any questions.

Call 1-866-854-8876

Advisors are available from 7am – 6pm PST

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Disrupting Education

When asked why city officials would turn to a for-profit company rather than a public college, Desley Brooks, an Oakland City Council member, said the answer is cost: “You can’t even go to a J.C. and get this level of education for that amount of money. The trust comes from the people who are involved.”

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Patten Alumnus Interview

Hear from Patten University's first online graduate, Kristofer King, Bachelor of Arts in Management - Leadership, 2014

Our Mission

The mission of Patten University is to provide high quality, accessible, affordable undergraduate and graduate education that integrates leadership and service to inspire students to engage in community and global transformation.

Testimonial

"I chose Patten because it felt like a program that was geared towards my way of learning. I have found that this model allows me to work at my own pace without needing to spend weeks in a class where I may have already mastered the material."

– Tally Simmons, Senior Manager of Operations at Bright Horizons