General Information

Name of Institution: Anaheim University
Address: Office of Admissions Rm 110  1240 S State College Blvd.  Anaheim, CA 92806
Year Founded: 1996
First Accredited: 2009
Accreditation Expires: 2019
CEO/President: Dr. Andrew Honeycutt
Accreditation Agency: Distance Education Accrediting Commission
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State Approval: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
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Participation in Funding Programs: DANTES, MyCAA

Mission & Description

Institution Mission Statement:
Anaheim University was established as a unique, innovative and sustainable institution of higher learning to meet the educational needs of a diverse and global student body of mature professionals through academic programs of the highest quality. Dedicated to a student-centered philosophy, Anaheim University makes higher education accessible to qualified students worldwide through both online and on-campus study.

Areas of Special Focus:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), International Business, and Sustainable Management.

Description of Institution:
Anaheim University is a pioneering online institution of higher learning founded in 1996 with its administrative offices located in Anaheim, California. Anaheim University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The University, through its state-of-the-art online face-to-face learning environment, provides opportunities for students around the globe to interact with the most renowned experts in their fields allowing them to both further their knowledge and advance their professional skills in a user-friendly and interactive environment. Anaheim University offers online programs in English teacher education, business administration and sustainable management.

Student Demographic Profile

Student Demographic information was compiled in June 2012

The Anaheim University global student and alumni community consist of working professionals who reside in 35 countries around the world. The majority of students are between the ages of 30 and 50 and reside in Asia, North America, and South America.

Anaheim University University's MBA and Sustainable Management students and alumni have worked at multinational corporations worldwide.  Click here to see a list.

The majority of Anaheim University's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) students are working full-time, e.g., teaching in schools and institutions, offering private tutoring, or running their own language schools.  A number of Anaheim University students are already residing overseas or plan to travel or move during their program of study.

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Location of Students/Alumni by Region
63.1% Asia
23.3% North America
10.3% South America
2.0% Europe
0.6% Middle East
0.4% Australasia
0.3% Africa
56.5% Female
43.5% Male
21.0% 20-29
37.9% 30-39
29.5% 40-49
9.5% 50-59
2.2% 60+


Average Program Tuition/Cost per credit hour:

Graduate Programs: $375 per credit

Success Indicators:

Percentage of students surveyed in 2011 who responded that they:

Achieved their learning goals: 97.1%
Would recommend the institution to a friend: 90.9%
Were satisfied with their studies: 93.6%

Program Completion Rates:

The following rates are based on students expected to graduate during the year 2011 according to Anaheim University's published program duration lengths.

Average Completion/Graduation Rate for Students: 82.7%

Diploma in Sustainable Management:100%Certificate in Sustainable Management:No courses offered in 2011MA in TESOL:0%**TESOL Certificate:83%TESOL Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners:86%

Online International MBA: 100%
MBA in Sustainable Management: 60%


** Please note: No MA TESOL students expected to complete their program in 2011 completed during the published program length, but all were still working towards completion of their program. 33% of 2010 graduates completed their program within the published program length. It should be noted that in 2011, Anaheim University introduced the Research Portfolio course in place of the thesis, which has significantly increased the number of students completing the program within the published program length. This will be reflected in our 2012 results.