Welcome to Hamilton University
The mission of Hamilton University is to provide a high quality and economical educational forum for adult degree candidates seeking self-improvement and professional growth. The university and its policies shall always reflect our belief that all endeavors, especially education, must encompass the mind, the body and the spirit. The underlying values of the university include a respect for our environment and a faith in the natural order of the universe that we share.
Hamilton University provides self-paced
external and campus based programs that are custom tailored to meet the needs of the
individual degree candidate. Our programs are structured to allow our adult degree
candidates much greater time flexibility when compared to traditional classroom based
education. Our programs are candidate-centered which allows for one-on-one interaction
with faculty and staff.
Hamilton University emphasizes the
individual needs and goals of the degree candidate thus we offer traditional as well as
highly specialized degrees in a wide range of fields and disciplines. Through our unique
Certification Program we are able to custom tailor curricula to meet the needs of our
diverse candidate community.
The following credits are required for each degree level:
*A minimum of 20 credits must be earned
in the preparation and submission of a Concluding Project.
Admission to the university is of two types:
(1) Invitation, and (2) Application. Invitations to enroll are issued by the Admissions
Committee and primarily come from referral agencies and programs. Others wishing to enroll
should request an enrollment application from the universitys administration office.
Hamilton University is an accredited postsecondary institution of higher
learning granting accredited degrees based on the rigid accreditng standards of the American
Council of Private Colleges and Universities (ACPCU). In addition the Board of
Trustees has written these standards into the universitys by-laws thus, legally,
they must be strictly followed. All transcripts carry the ACPCU seal. If you are
seeking a degree to meet specific requirements established by others, to comply with a
regulation or to obtain a license, the university suggests that you check with the
requiring authority as to their degree and accrediting requisites. All prospective degree
candidates are provided with complete and official accrediting information prior to
enrollment. ACPCU has certain officers, directors, staff and sponsoring organization(s) in
common with one or more of its member colleges and universities.
DEGREE GRANTING AUTHORITY
Hamilton University is incorporated in the
State of Wyoming as a nonprofit university and meets all legal requirements in regard to
that incorporation. The official by-laws of the university provide authority to grant
graduate and postgraduate degrees in a wide range of fields and disciplines. Degrees can
be conferred worldwide. The university is exempt from state licensing due to its
theocentric nature and affiliation.
Hamilton University is affiliated with and
supported by the 55 year old FION Fellowship. The University and the FION Fellowship seeks to provide a Nature based forum
for education of the mind, body and spirit according to its nondenominational theocentric
doctrine. The FION Fellowship never seeks to impose its beliefs on any degree
candidate but information is available to anyone expressing interest. Hamilton degree
candidates and graduates come from virtually every religious background as well as those
who do not participate in any organized faith.
The university is authorized to accept transfer
credits from all accredited and select unaccredited institutions of high learning
throughout the world. Upon graduation each candidate is awarded a diploma and provided
with an official set of transcriptseach bearing the raised seal of the university.
Additional transcripts are available from the Registrars Office.
YOU SHOULD KNOW
This web-site is intended to provide very
general information only. Prospective degree candidates will receive an Enrollment
Invitation which contains the only official and complete information with regard to the
university, its programs, policies and affiliations.