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MISSION STATEMENT

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.

ACADEMIC PHILOSOPHY

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.

DEGREE PROGRAMS

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.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

The following credits are required for each degree level:

Bachelor’s Degree 120 credits
Master’s Degree + 45 credits
Doctorate and Ph.D. Degrees + 30 credits*

*A minimum of 20 credits must be earned in the preparation and submission of a Concluding Project.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

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 university’s administration office.

" Hamilton University emphasizes the individual needs and goals of the degree candidate..."

ACCREDITATION

acpcu.jpg (5869 bytes)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 university’s 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.

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.

STUDENT RECORDS

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 transcripts—each bearing the raised seal of the university. Additional transcripts are available from the Registrar’s 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.

 

NONDISCRIMINATION

HAMILTON UNIVERSITY does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, physical handicap or sexual orientation in any of its activities or policies.



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