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Leadership, Inspiration, Community
Global Transformation

Why Patten University?

Patten University has a rich history of providing academic excellence at an affordable cost. The university provides flexible, affordable, and accredited degree and certificate programs that can help you advance your career.


Our online programs allow you to pursue your program at a pace that works for busy professionals.


Patten University is DEAC accredited. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Patten’s tuition is lower than many other colleges and universities, and doesn’t utilize student loans or debt.

Accreditation & Partners

At Patten University, we're committed to achieving the very highest standards in distance learning, school performance, and student results.

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