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The National Hispanic University Partners With StraighterLine
to Expand Access to Higher Education

San José, Calif.—March 14, 2013The National Hispanic University (NHU) and StraighterLine announced today an articulation agreement that will enable students to transfer StraighterLine’s American Council on Education (ACE)–recommended courses for credit at NHU. The agreement will increase access to quality higher education for students who are looking to successfully complete their degree program in a multicultural learning environment.

Students taking undergraduate courses through StraighterLine will have access to the advantages of an NHU education including online and campus-based degree programs in a variety of disciplines such as business, child development, and mathematics and science. Students will also benefit from a highly engaged and dedicated faculty as well as a personalized and supportive educational experience that fosters respect for diversity and inclusion.

“Through our alliance with StraighterLine, we are offering students a path to continue their education and providing them with an opportunity to achieve their personal and professional goals,” said Dr. David P. López, president of NHU. “Our programs provide students who are teaching, working in and interacting with diverse communities the knowledge, real-world skills and the competitive advantage they will need to become leaders.”

In addition to its articulation agreement with StraighterLine, NHU has transfer agreements and credit opportunities with other universities, community colleges and organizations to support its mission of greater access to higher education and ensuring academic success. Transfer of credit varies by degree program.

For more information about The National Hispanic University, visit www.NHU.edu.

About The National Hispanic University
For 30 years, The National Hispanic University has provided Hispanic students and others with access to quality higher education. Located in San José, Calif., the university offers a diverse portfolio of online and campus-based undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in business, teacher education, child development and computer science. Students are supported in a multicultural and collaborative learning environment that is based on Familia™, a personalized approach that fosters students’ success through mutual respect and cultura. The National Hispanic University, a member of the Laureate International Universities network, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). For more information, visit www.NHU.edu.