Sullivan University is a private, for-profit learning institution located in Louisville, Kentucky. Considered the largest private university in the state, Sullivan also has campuses in Lexington and Fort Knox. It was founded in 1962 by A.O. Sullivan and his son A.R. Sullivan as Sullivan Business College – a one-year college offering training for people preparing for their careers. In 1972, the school began to award associate degrees in addition to its one-year career diplomas. To reflect this expansion, it took on a new name – Sullivan Junior College of Business – in 1976. A series of transfers and continued expansion saw the school adding two new campuses in Fort Knox in 1982 and in Lexington in 1985. The college was renamed Sullivan University in 2000 reflecting its growth.
In addition to its physical campuses in Louisville, Lexington and Fort Knox, Sullivan also established an online Global e-Learning campus in 2010. Several of the degree programs offered by the university on campus is available online through Global e-Learning which enrolls students both in the United States and worldwide. Designed for students who may be desirous of completing their education or pursuing higher education but may be too busy or live too far away to attend regular on-campus classes, the Global e-Learning facility offers Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in such areas of concentration as Healthcare Management; Business; Human Resource Leadership; Dispute Resolution and many more. It also offers a PhD. In Management.
Cost of tuition and fees for both online and on-campus degree programs varies depending on the program of study, number of courses taken and campus location. Financial aid is extended in the form of loans, grants and scholarships for qualified students.