and Internet technologies now make it possible for Ratchford University to
provide quality education to college students around the clock and around
the world. In 1999 we began offering college credit courses over the Internet.
These thirty initial courses expanded to over one hundred courses by the
Spring of 2001. We now offer over 500 courses with the anticipation that
still more classes and programs will be coming online in the near future.
Ratchford University is an online college. Online
courses at Ratchford are open to all individuals who are qualified for entrance
to Ratchford University and who have the specified prerequisites.
web site has been designed to provide the information you need in order to
take an online course at Ratchford University. Below you will find brief
descriptions of all the major areas of the Ratchford Online web site. The
navigation buttons at the top of the page will be found on all pages, so
you can never get lost. Clicking on the "Home" button will always bring you
back to this opening page.
might want to start by clicking the button at the top of the page marked
Online Learning. That page and the accompanying pages will explain what it
is like to take an online course. Online courses are not for every student.
The Online Learning area will help you decide whether Internet education
is for you.
you decide to look further into online education at Ratchford Online, the
next stop might be to consider what courses are presently scheduled to be
offered. The Course Info area will give you a brief description of each class
and in some cases, the actual syllabus for the class may be online.
mission statement of a college is a description of what the school is trying
to accomplish and what are its priorities. Ratchford Online is the newest
addition to a tradition in higher education at Ratchford University that
has its roots in the remarkable growth of online education. This area will
tell you where we came from and where we are going.
Here is where you will find links to the Benjamin P. Browne Library as well as some other useful places in cyberspace.
Accreditation and Disclaimer
this area you will find information concerning our accreditation, and also
our legal disclaimer. You may contact our office concerning this information
if any part is unclear or if you simply have questions.
you have some questions or need more information. This area will give you
several ways of contacting us and getting the information that you need.
However, if you already are a Ratchford student, your questions are better
referred to the Ratchford Online Help Desk.
your admission and registration forms are processed, you will be provided
with a user id and a password for your online classes. The LOGIN area is
where registered students access their courses.
I hope you enjoy your visit to Ratchford Online,
Dean of Online Education,
Ratchford University is a subsidiary of;
Alternative Education Systems, Inc (AES, Inc)
Old and Church
Commonwealth of Dominica