Abraham Lincoln University
 

Category: Non-traditional | State: California

About Abraham Lincoln University
 

Abraham Lincoln University has been a prominent fixture in Los Angeles since 1996, when ALU was founded as one of California's and the nation's pioneering online law schools. In addition to the flagship law school program, ALU offers complementary certificate/diploma programs and associate, bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in areas of business administration, criminal justice, information technology, paralegal and legal studies, and general studies.
 
STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

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The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Abraham Lincoln University
 

Abraham Lincoln University's faculty and staff offer sincere appreciation to the veterans and service members who have selflessly and courageously served honorably in the United States military. Reasonable transfer-of-credit policies applied No resident, on-campus attendance required Credit for military training and experience accepted, appropriate to the degree Credit for nationally recognized testing programs Affordable tuition and elimination of fees that raise out-of-pocket expenses ALU covers most fees for military students past and present (excluding doctorate degrees).
 

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Computer & Information Systems Services Management

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Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

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Law

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

A program that prepares individuals to perform research, drafting, investigatory, record-keeping and related administrative functions under the supervision of an attorney or court. Includes instruction in legal research, drafting legal documents, appraising, pleading, courthouse procedures, and legal specializations.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $7,500 $7,500 $6,300 $6,300
Fees $100 $100 $100 $100
Room N/A N/A N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $1,440 $1,440 $864 $864
Other Expenses $250 $250 $250 $250
Totals $9,290 $9,290 $7,514 $7,514
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?