A U.S. Style Education at a Fraction of the Cost

Blue Marble University--Annual tuition is $2950 with payment plan or $2700 in advance.$2,950 USD with payment plan [$950 USD down payment at enrollment, and 8 monthly payments of $250 USD thereafter]; or $2700 USD advance lump sum payment per year. Enough said!!!! Our graduate programs leading to a doctoral degree--all equivalent to a regionally accredited US …

A Seat At The Table For Blue Marble University

The Changing Education Industry And a Place for Alternative Education Models “Today’s higher education marketplace looks remarkably different than it did even 10 years ago. While online and distance programming has long been available, the growth of unaccredited education providers and their popularity among prospective students is changing the shape of the postsecondary ecosystem in …

Our Programs Are Not Accredited and Here’s Why

Essay by Walter P. Drake, Director, Blue Marble University October 11, 2016 - Blue Marble University is a virtual university offering distance education programs at a very affordable cost…so affordable, you won’t need any student loans. Are we accredited? No, and we don't look to be. From time to time, interested applicants ask about our …

The World’s Best Virtual University Offering Programs to US Students

News Release July 18, 2015 If you are in the USA, Blue Marble University offers doctoral programs for you.  We offer a nice selection of affordable and scholarly online doctoral degrees, and combination Bachelors and Doctoral degrees to US students. Our doctoral degree programs include Medicine, Stem Cell Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Technology, Chemical Engineering, …

New Guidelines Released for Dissertation-Only PhD at Blue Marble University

The Blue Marble University Dissertation-Only PhD has become one of our most popular programs. This exciting 2 year online program serves the creative, inventive, and productive student by allowing the student to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree through the construction of a substantial creative independent work. Meant to be completed in two years, …

Why I chose Blue Marble University for my doctoral degree

Joan Griffin, graduate student at Blue Marble University, tells why she thinks a virtual university like Blue Marble has an important role in education. "When I decided to finish my doctorate through a virtual university, I did not know much about the way a virtual program works. I understood that most of the work would be …

An Online MD Degree for Non-Clinical Careers

The Blue Marble University 3 year online MD degree program has had a fantastic response and has become our most popular program, second only to our Dissertation-Only PHD. https://bluemarbleuniversity.com/academics/departments-and-degree-programs/ Some applicants though,  are disappointed that our MD degree cannot lead to becoming a licensed physician in the USA (although in some countries it may be …

A Model for a Virtual University…No PhD Purgatory

Blue Marble University presents what its founders believe is a model for what a virtual university should be. "There are very few totally virtual universities in the world.  Here are the criteria we feel are important for a virtual university, and which we followed in creating Blue Marble University",   summarized by Walter P. Drake, …

Blue Marble University and the Great Books Movement

The Great Books movement has had its ups and downs. It is the belief that education, particularly in primary and secondary school, should be centered on a classical education based on the study of the great literary works. Patrick S.J. Carmack stated it this way: "Why great books? Because greatness means excellence – the highest …

Three Year Online MD Degree Program Unveiled by Blue Marble University

Blue Marble University, a virtual educational institution offering novel online programs via distance learning and non-traditional formats announced the opening of its new 3-year online MD Degree. "This is sure to be our most popular program" said Walter P. Drake, Director, who went on to say: " We are not intending to train any physicians, …

Mandarin Chinese Instructors Needed

Blue Marble University introduces "The China Program", a combination undergraduate and Masters degree program in Mandarin Chinese combined with either Business Science or Chinese Culture. The main purpose of the program is for students to develop fluency in Mandarin Chinese language. We are seeking someone to lead our program in Mandarin Chinese. Blue Marble is …

Blue Marble University Announces 8 Fast Track Graduate Doctoral Degree Programs for High School Graduates

Dr. Walter P. Drake, Director of Blue Marble University, announces the offering of eight combination doctoral degree programs that can be entered right after High School. The "Fast Track" series of programs cover eight combined undergraduate and graduate degree programs in:(1) Computer Science and Engineering(2) Biomedical Engineering(3) Chemical Engineering(4) Education Science and Instructional Technology(5) Plant …