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Knox College, Galesburg:
Knox College in Galesburg IL (200 miles from Chicago), is a four-year co-educational private liberal arts college offering undergraduate degree programs at Bachelor degree level. Course categories include Business, Classics, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, and more. The whole idea behind a Knox education is to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and capacity for independent thought and inquiry you need to thrive in any professional endeavor. More than 60 percent of our students enter graduate school within five years of graduation, while others enter law and medical schools.

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Why Study at Knox College?

Photo of Liberal Arts School in IllinoisThere are many reasons to choose Knox. But there are five in particular that we think make Knox an ideal place to learn.

- You'll develop your own educational plan.
- You'll learn from accomplished scholars who are committed to teaching.
- You'll have a wealth of opportunities to apply your education.
- You'll live on a diverse, stimulating campus.
- You'll acquire the freedom to flourish.

Our Mission:
Knox College is a community of individuals from diverse backgrounds challenging each other to explore, understand and improve ourselves, our society and our world. The commitment to put learning to use to accomplish both personal and social goals dates back to the founding of the College in 1837. We take particular pride in the College's early commitment to increase access to all qualified students of varied backgrounds, races and conditions, regardless of financial means.

Undergraduate Degree Programs:

We offer more than 60 courses of study, including 38 majors and 49 minors, pre-professional and cooperative programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. If your academic exploration leads you down a path that doesn't quite fit a program we already offer, we'll help you design your own major. 

Bachelor Degree Programs:

- Educational Studies
- Business and Management
- Economics
- Biochemistry
- Environmental Studies
- Occupational Therapy
- Medicine
- Nursing
- Self-Designed Major
- College Honors Program
- Art
- Classics
- Modern Languages
- Optometry, and more ...

Accreditation:
Knox College is accreditated by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA-HLC)

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Address: 2 East South Street, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois , USA
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Calling US students! Would you consider studying abroad in beautiful Australia? Charles Sturt University (CSU) is a progressive and award-winning Australian university that has an international reputation for excellence through its innovative approach to higher education. We provide a range of undergraduate and post-graduate diploma and degree courses to international students at our CSU Study Centres in Sydney, NSW and Melbourne, Victoria. CSU Study Centres are operated in conjunction with Study Group Australia, a global leader in international education and training across five countries.

We offer diploma and bachelor's degree programs in the fields of business and information technology as well as graduate diploma and degree courses, including our Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. There are three intakes per year: February, July and November. We provide generous credit for previous academic study and work experience.

Charles Sturt University: CRICOS 00005F (NSW), 01947G (VIC) and 02960B (ACT); Study Group Australia Pty Limited Provider Codes: 01682E (NSW), 01755D (QLD), 03079G (VIC).
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- Associate Degree in Business Studies
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Carl Sandburg College
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With three campuses located throughout west-central Illinois, Carl Sandburg College is a two-year community college offering Associate of Applied Science and Certificate programs in a range of allied health fields. If you are interested in a career in healthcare Carl Sandburg College has many allied health programs to consider. Our programs provide the opportunity to take many general education courses at any of our three College campuses in Illinois.

Carl Sandburg College campuses are located throughout west-central Illinois in Galesburg (Knox County), Carthage (Hancock County), and Bushnell (McDonough County). We are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Whether you are pursing a certificate and want to quickly get out into the working world, or you aim to get your two-year degree and continue your studies at a four-year college or university, Carl Sandburg College will help you get to where you want to be.
Associate Degree Healthcare Programs:
- Dental Hygiene
- Mortuary Science
- Nursing
- Radiologic Technology

Allied Health Certificate Programs:
- Basic Nurse Assistant Training
- EMT-Basic
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- Practical Nursing
- Computed Tomography
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Monmouth College
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Located in Monmouth, Northwestern Illinois, Monmouth College is a co-educational, private liberal arts college offering a wide range of Bachelor of Arts Degree programs as well as Pre-professional courses. The College is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Monmouth integrates a four-year program of general education with in-depth study in the major and a rich array of co-curricular activities in order to foster the discovery of connections among disciplines and of larger patterns of meaning.

We provide a variety of majors in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, as well as outstanding academic advising, small, seminar-style classes, and varied internship & study abroad opportunities. Thoughtful, intellectually engaged and ambitious students attend Monmouth, from across the United States, and around the world.

Monmouth's most unique aspect is its new focus on "integrated learning." A forward-looking study was the impetus behind a realization that an integrated learning emphasis would become central to providing a liberal arts education of exceptional value. Focusing on connecting ideas from different disciplines that sometimes seem incongruous, Monmouth’s integrated education prepares students to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs:

Majors include:
- Accounting
- Art
- Biology
- Business Administration
- Chemistry
- Classics
- Communication Studies
- Computer Science
- Economics
- Educational Studies
- English
- Environmental Science
- International Studies
- Journalism
- Pre-professional Programs
- Physical Education
- Public Relations...
National Personal Training Institute, Chicago
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Conveniently situated in downtown Chicago IL, National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) is a leading personal trainer school. We provide a comprehensive Personal Fitness Training Diploma that aims to equip you with the education, skills and insight to become a valued professional as a personal trainer, ready to enter the workforce. Get into the best shape of your life while earning a first-class education! 

NPTI is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. For your convenience, we offer day, evening and weekend classes. Our qualified instructors are second to none, and we have the latest personal fitness training equipment. Financial assistance is offered to those who qualify. We provide free nationwide job placement assistance for all our graduates, as well as free ongoing consultation with nutritionists and fitness experts.

Student Testimonial:
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- Erin, NPTI Graduate
- Personal Fitness Training Diploma Program:

500-hour comprehensive program that can be completed in 6 months (5 hours a day, 4 days a week) or over the course of 1 year (8 hours every Saturday)
Midwestern Career College
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Midwestern Career College (MCC) provides allied health degree, diploma, and certificate courses on-campus in the heart of Downtown Chicago.

We provide training led by industry-leading instructors and externships for hands-on learning experience. We help you define your career path and help you search for a job after your graduate.

At MCC, international students gain the language and job skills required to set their path to success and shape students to be the best candidates for in-demand careers.

MCC prepares students for entry-level employment, as well as certification and licensure examinations in their respective fields of study.

Midwestern Career College was established in August 2004 and was officially approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in December of that year.

MCC is also approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).

In addition to our Downtown Chicago campus, we also provide courses in Naperville and Blue Island IL.
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Diploma Programs:
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Blackburn College
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Based in Carlinville, Macoupin County in Southwestern Illinois, Blackburn College is a four-year co-educational private liberal arts college that offers a range of Bachelor of Arts degree programs with more than 30 majors. Blackburn College is one of 7 'work colleges' in the United States and the only one with a student-managed work program. This means that students are responsible for the administration of the program including resource allocation, policy formulation, as well as direct supervision of their fellow students. At Blackburn College the student is able to obtain work experience while in school, reduce their debt load, and meet college expenses.

Blackburn College offers more than 30 major degrees, with a wide-variety of course categories to suit many interests. Classes at Blackburn are small, so you’ll really get to know your professors. Our faculty all full professors, not graduate students or teaching assistants.

Make the most of your college experience - have fun, develop a strong work ethic, gain management experience, build a strong resume and create a career plan that will help you gain the professional lifestyle you want. Join the Blackburn community and let Blackburn College work for you!
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Majors:

- Biology
- Business & Economics
- Chemistry
- Communications
- Computer Science
- Criminal Justice
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- English
- History
- Mathematics
- Medical Technology
- Physical Education
- Philosophy and Religion
- Political Science
- Psychology
- Public Administration
- Spanish, and more...