Answers to Frequently Asked
What is Distance Learning?
Distance Learning is
a method of course delivery that takes place away
from the traditional classroom. In a distance
learning environment communication between student
and faculty member occurs electronically. All course
related questions will be answered by an experienced
and dedicated faculty member. Our faculty members
are just one click away from our students. With our
program, students may download their courses from
our website or receive their courses by mail.
Do I have to attend
FTU provides its
courses in distance learning and online formats.
Therefore, there is no class attendance requirement.
You can fit your coursework into your busy schedule
by focusing on one course at a time. You study in
privacy of your own home and work closely with your
assigned faculty members to complete your degree
What are the courses
Our textbooks are
similar to the books used by campus-based degree
programs. Our courses are designed to ensure your
academic progress in a distance learning format.
FTU encourages a one-on-one communication between
faculty and students. Our expert faculty will
provide continual guidance throughout your courses
to ensure your academic success.
not necessary. Access to textbooks and study materials are
provided to our students at no
How can I contact my
You can contact your
assigned faculty members by email, telephone, fax or
mail, whichever you select. Your instructors will
guide you step-by-step through your courses and
assignments. You can contact your faculty members
at 1-925-376-0900 or
Students may complete their degree
programs at their
own pace with no set schedule, as long as the entire
program is completed within 3 years.
Yes, the University
has the authorization to operate and award
undergraduate and graduate degrees by the Bureau for
Private Postsecondary Education, of the State of
Some FTU students, working for major
corporations and governmental agencies, receive
tuition reimbursement assistance from their
employers. To check your eligibility, please contact
qualified students may be awarded Partial-Tuition
Should I pay my total
tuition in one payment prior to enrollment?
No. You may pay your tuition on a
course-by-course basis or on a monthly payment
whichever meets your financial circumstances. There are
interest charges if you pay your tuition on an
However, you will receive 10% discount if you pay
your entire tuition in one payment.
on your motivation and the number of courses
required, considering your transferred credits. In
general, most students complete their degree
programs in 9-18 months.
are available from the Registrar's Office, upon
FTU will accept
appropriate transfer credits from approved or
accredited institutions. Transferability of FTU
credits to other
institutions is determined by the receiving
institutions which is a standard practice throughout
You can start at any
time. Enrollment is continuous and you will begin
your education as soon as your enrollment
forms and first installment of your tuition are
received. Simply submit your online application for
admission. After processing, we will issue an
enrollment packet for you that include your
coursework requirements and terms and conditions of
your enrollment in our program. You may review, sign
and forward your enrollment document to the University along with your first payment to
begin your degree program.
begin their degree programs within 2 weeks of the
date of their acceptance letter.
No. Our degree
and transcripts are similar to those of traditional
may be challenged upon permission of the faculty.
B.B.A. Degrees: 120 semester units are required
for graduation, at least 30 of which must be completed at FTU.
Degree: 32 semester units are required for
graduation, at least 26 of which must be completed at FTU.
No, FTU does
not participate in any Federal or State student loan
program at this time.