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Independence University

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Independence University
Motto Advance your career 24/7
Type non-profit[1][2][notes 1] college
Established 1978
Parent institution
Center for Excellence in Higher Education
President Eric Juhlin
Dean Sherry Jones
Location Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Campus Online
Affiliations CollegeAmerica, Stevens-Henager College, California College San Diego
Website Independence University

Independence University (IU), formerly known as California College for Health Sciences, is an online non-profit[1][2][notes 1] university headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.[3] Independence University is the online branch of Stevens–Henager College, and operates four schools: the School of Healthcare, the School of Business, the School of Technology, and the School of Graphic Arts. Independence University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).[4]

History

In 1978, the school began to offer education at a distance and operated as California College for Health Sciences. In 2005, it was renamed Independence University. In 2010, Independence University merged with its affiliated institution, Stevens-Henager College, becoming a branch of Stevens-Henager's main campus in Ogden/West Haven, Utah.[citation needed]

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