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  • Hodges University - a regionally accredited Florida university

    Hodges University, a private, nonprofit institution of higher learning, was founded in Naples, Florida in 1990 as International College. In 2007, International College was renamed Hodges University in honor of its main benefactors, Earl and Thelma Hodges, long-time residents of Naples and supporters of Hodges University. In addition to honoring the significant gift made by the Hodges, the name change more accurately reflected the growing student body and diverse degree programs offered as well as the move from college status to university status.

    The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees.

    Though serving students of all ages, Hodges University has garnered recognition for developing a curriculum that is uniquely catered to adults who balance their academic obligations while maintaining full-time jobs and family responsibilities. The university offers flexible schedules of day, evening, weekend and online classes; competency-based, self-paced degree options; career counseling; and hands-on support from a highly qualified faculty. All of these factors culminate to produce a learning environment unlike any other institution in the region.

    In addition to its undergraduate and graduate degree programs of study, Hodges University also facilitates a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program, which offers English language immersion to non-native speakers of English who want to increase their fluency. This intensive program is designed to enhance students’ knowledge and use of English, as well as their ability to integrate into an English-speaking culture. More than 25 different countries are typically represented within the ESL student population, 70 percent of whom are from Hispanic cultures.

    Academic Programs

    • Associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in a variety of disciplines
    • Certificate programs
    • UPOWERTM self-paced programs
    • English as a Second Language

    Schools

    • Fisher School of Technology
    • Johnson School of Business
    • Nichols School of Professional Studies
    • School of Allied Health
    • School of Liberal Studies

    Hodges University Campuses

    • Naples, Florida
    • Fort Myers, Florida
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  • International Students

    International Students

    Hodges University is located in Southwest Florida, one of the most beautiful places in the United States to study.  We also have programs that are entirely online, so it is possible to earn a degree without traveling to campus.  
  • Featured Program

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    Software Development
    Obtain the knowledge and skills needed for a career in software development with a self-paced online bachelor's degree from Hodges University.

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