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Institutional Disclosures

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission requires its member institutions to “routinely provide reliable, current and accurate information to the public on their website on their performance, including student achievement, as determined by the institution.” Accordingly, the Administration of the University has determined that the following information be provided on its website and updated periodically.

This data below is supplement to information contained in the Consumer Information Guide and Catalogs.

General Information:

Name of Institution: William Howard Taft University
(A Member of The Taft University System)

Address:
600 South Cherry Street, Office 525, Denver, Colorado 80246

Administration:
Chancellor: David L. Boyd
University President: Neil A. Johnson

Year Founded: 1984
First Accredited:
Spring 2003
Next Scheduled Accreditation Review:
2018

Accreditation Contact Information:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (http://www.deac.org)
State Authorization and Contact Information: State of Colorado Department of Higher Education (http://highered.colorado.gov)
Participation in Military Funding Programs: (G.I. Bill, DANTES)

Mission & Description:

Institution Mission Statement: The mission and purpose of William Howard Taft University, a private independent postsecondary institution, is to offer unique and innovative distance learning educational programs at a reasonable cost to qualified applicants, with a particular focus on those who are mature adults, employed on a full-time basis, or for whom place of residence, travel requirements, or finances are constraining factors. The University is committed to providing a quality education responsive to the needs of society, now and into the future. Valuing the rich variety of cultures, races, ages, religions and ethnic backgrounds in the world today, the University seeks students from all regions of the United States, and English-speaking students from around the world.

Areas of Special Focus: Programs in business, education and taxation.

Academic Programs:

The Boyer Graduate School of Education

The Doctor of Education Program

The Doctor of Education Program - Charter School Administration Concentration

The Doctor of Education Program - Educational Technology and Leadership Concentration

The Master of Education Program

Message from the Dean
Dr. Barry Resnick

The W. Edwards Deming School of Business

The Doctor of Business Administration Program

The Master of Science in Taxation Program

The Master of Business Administration Programs
- General MBA
- Entrepreneurship Concentration
- Health Care Administration Concentration
- Professional Practice Management Concentration

Message from the Dean
Dr. Laura Pogue

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program

 

Program Tuition Cost:
Tuition varies from Program-to-Program. Detailed information on tuition and costs can be found in the Catalog Supplements for the respective programs which can be found HERE.

Success and Satisfaction Indicators:

Every student who completes a University course is requested to answer a number of questions related to his or her experiences in the course. Set forth below are the responses received by University from students for the calendar year 2014:

 

Course Design and Materials

 

Strongly Agree
Agree

No Opinion/
Neutral

Disagree
Strongly Disagree
The Textbook(s) used in the course was appropriate and contributed to my understanding of the subject.
55%
33%
7%
3%
2%
The course appears to have been carefully planned.
59%
35%
3%
1%
2%
Expected student learning outcomes have been expressed clearly in the syllabus.
64%
32%
2%
1%
1%
In my case, the stated student learning outcomes have been achieved.
61%
35%
2%
0%
2%
The assignments are clear and cover material or skills emphasized in the course.
61%
30%
5%
2%
2%
Many of the materials presented in the readings and the assignments were new to me.
47%
36%
11%
4%
2%
This course provided me with an effective range of challenges.
63%
32%
2%
1%
2%
The methods being used for evaluating my work (submitted assignments) are reasonable.
62%
28%
6%
2%
2%

 

 

Faculty

 

Strongly Agree
Agree

No Opinion/
Neutral

Disagree
Strongly Disagree
My faculty advisor seems to be knowledgeable of the subject matter and was prepared to answer my questions.
67%
25%
6%
1%
1%
My faculty advisor responded to my communications and discussion posts within a reasonable period of time.
68%
23%
6%
1%
2%
My faculty advisor graded my lesson assignments within a reasonable period of time.
71%
23%
3%
1%
2%
My faculty advisor's comments and feedback on my lesson assignments were clear and appropriate.
68%
21%
6%
3%
2%
Overall, I would rate this faculty advisor as excellent.
66%
23%
6%
3%
2%

 

 

Student Services

 

Strongly Agree
Agree

No Opinion/
Neutral

Disagree
Strongly Disagree
I received the course materials in a timely manner.
73%
25%
2%
0%
0%
Financial transactions (credit card charges, deposit of postdated checks) were handled by the School in a proper manner.
70%
26%
3%
0%
1%
My contacts with administrative personnel have been positive.
77%
20%
2%
0%
1%
I found the School’s website communication alternatives to be useful. (E-mail, Live Chat, Discussion Forums.)
56%
28%
14%
1%
1%
The Student Handbook provides me with a clear understanding of School policies, systems, and procedures.
59%
34%
6%
0%
1%

 

 

Personal Efforts

 

Strongly Agree
Agree

No Opinion/
Neutral

Disagree
Strongly Disagree
I have put much effort into this course.
72%
26%
2%
0%
0%
I communicated with other students about some course topics.
13%
17%
46%
14%
10%
I generally followed the recommended study schedule.
43%
37%
15%
4%
1%
I am satisfied with my accomplishments in this course.
68%
28%
3%
0%
1%

 

 

Overall Impression of the Course

 

Strongly Agree
Agree

No Opinion/
Neutral

Disagree
Strongly Disagree
This course has provided me with an effective range of challenges.
65%
31%
3%
0%
1%
The course has contributed significantly to my professional growth.
60%
32%
5%
2%
1%
The distance learning methods utilized by the school are effective for me.
70%
26%
2%
2%
0%

 

Overall Satisfaction
YES
NO
Did you achieve the goals you had when you started the course?
98%
2%
Would you recommend these studies to a friend?
97%
3%
All things considered, were you satisfied with your studies with us?
99%
1%

 

In addition to the information set forth above, The Taft University System publishes a Consumer Information Guide which contains additional useful information for prospective students of Taft Law School and William Howard Taft University including information on privacy policies, financial aid programs, student rights and responsibilities, satisfactory academic progress policies, cost of attendance, pass rates on licensing examinations and refund policies. Prospective students are strongly encouraged to carefully review this Guide prior to submitting an application for admission to any Program.

2-2017

Limited-Time Tuition Grants now available to qualified applicants of select School of Education programs.

Read More.