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 …

3 Year Online Doctoral Program in Petroleum Engineering Opens at Blue Marble University

Blue Marble University announces the opening of a new online doctoral program in chemical engineering. The new online program is titled: Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)- Petroleum Engineering. Walter P. Drake, Director of Blue Marble University, stated: "We were looking to develop a new, innovative, multi-disciplinary chemical engineering doctoral program. With the newly developing  hydrofracturing techniques …

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 …

Supplement to Application for Dissertation-Only PhD Program

The Blue Marble University Dissertation-Only PhD has become one of our most popular programs. However, students applying to the program should be aware of the Supplementary material needed for a completed application. A good bit of planning on the applicant's part is needed to create a completed application. We excerpt here our Supplement to Dissertation-Only …

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 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 …