City University Program Review
City University of Seattle aims to provide affordable, convenient and relevant educational services to students in all stages of life. By giving students the opportunity to start a new career, advance their current career goals or begin the path to lifelong learning, City University hopes to change their lives through education. An emphasis on providing relevant, real-world skills and experience focuses students on discovering careers that are personally satisfying, as well as professionally profitable. Degrees and certificates are offered at many different levels in a variety of industries and through traditional and alternative learning environments to give all students a chance to succeed.
City University was first founded in Seattle, WA, in 1973 as City College. The school became known as City University in 1982 and is now one of the largest private universities in the American Northwest. There are more than twenty campus locations throughout Washington state and Hawaii in the U.S., British Columbia and Alberta in Canada, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Romania, Slovakia, China and Mexico. Some classes are also offered online.
Fields of study are divided into three schools at CityU: the School of Management, the Gordon Albright School of Education, and the School of Arts and Sciences. Within these schools, students can complete degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level in programs like Financial Management, Accounting, Project Management, Leadership, Applied Psychology, Communications, Organizational Leadership and more. Students can also receive teacher certifications and take English as a Second Language courses. Online programs are offered in areas like Middle Level Humanities, General Studies, Accounting, Reading and Literacy in Education, Marketing and more.
CityU is deeply committed to celebrating diversity, and students learn how to work with many kinds of cultures and communities throughout the global marketplace.