Located in Utica, New York, Utica is a private college that was established as a four-year institution in 1946. In 1995, Utica established as an independent institution. Students can enroll in a number of programs offered at this institution. There are over 3,000 students who are pursuing education at Utica. It is particularly known for its health science courses. Also, occupational therapy and physical therapy programs include some other popular programs offered at this university.
Courses offered at Utica
Utica offers undergraduates, graduate as well as post graduate programs. Students can choose from 40 majors, 24 minors and a number of master's degree programs. Also, it offers several pre-professional and special programs for individuals with diverse career objectives. Some of the areas in which students can opt to focus their studies include business administration, criminal justice administration, education, health care administration, liberal studies, occupational therapy and physical therapy. Biochemistry, economics, chemistry, child life, communication, communication arts, economics, finance, health studies, human resources and international studies courses are also offered at Utica.
Utica is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation. The college also has approval of other organizations such as the New York State Education Department, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Students who want to pursue education at Utica and lack the finances to pay for the tuition and other related expenses can apply for financial aid. These include grants and loans. Students can avail loans at low interest rates. Some of the loans they can benefit from include Federal Direct Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and Direct Graduate PLUS loans.