Park University

Founded in 1875 at its historic site in Parkville, Missouri, Park University currently enjoys a distinguished position in higher education with 41 locations in 22 states, in addition to its extensive online program. Park serves more than 13,000 students nationwide every year. Nearly 60% of its student population represent the military and veteran communities; more than half are students of color.

Park’s military education program was established in 1962; its adult degree completion program in 1974; and its online program in 1996. Since 2009, Park has received international recognition by various military-related publications as a top military friendly college/university. Park’s original class of students included a Civil War veteran, and its relationship with the military has transcended its history.

Park prides itself on being an institution that provides educational opportunities to those who have a desire to learn and a drive to advance their careers. Park serves a diverse student population, including a significant number of military and international students. Its educational programs prepare students for the complex roles they will play in a globally interconnected world.

Park also serves the corporate community through its Access to Education (A2E) program.  By partnering with government entities, businesses and community colleges that provide their employees and students with opportunities for continuing education, Park offers tuition discounts, flexible course schedules and applicable degrees to help rising professionals meet their career goals.

With more than 450 full-time faculty and staff, Park is Parkville’s largest employer and one of the largest in Kansas City’s Northland.

Park University

Represented By:

Shane Smeed


Contact Information:

8700 N.W. River Park Drive
Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 584-6211

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