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Park University - Fairchild AFB (external link)

School Name and Address

Contact for more information

Park University - Fairchild AFB
6 West Castle Street, Suite 118
Fairchild AFB, WA 99011
Main telephone 509.244.2020
Fax 509.244.0117
Website https://www.park.edu/ (external link)
Request more information https://www.park.edu/request-info/ (external link)
Other sites Main Campus:
Park University
College for Distance Learning
PO Box 68
8700 NW River Park Drive
Parkville, MO 64152-3795

General Information

General information

Public or private Private
Type of school University
Private university that is an extension of the home campus located in Parkville, Missouri. All programs are open to civilians as well as military members.
Degrees offered Associate, Bachelor's
School accreditation Authorized by the Washington State Student Achievement Council and accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider Information & Computer Science program only

School setting

Setting Urban (in a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Spokane
Population of city the school is in 202,900
County Spokane

Additional information

The school operates on a year-round basis on an accelerated semester system. There are five terms per year; each term is eight weeks long.

Student Body


Total enrollment 1,200
Average enrollment per class is ten students. Annual enrollment is 1,200 students.

Costs (external link)

Annual costs for full-time undergraduate students
(Costs are for the 2019-2020 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30-semester credits per year.)

In-state tuition $7,500
Out-of-state tuition $7,500
Other required expenses For online classes, the cost is $399 per credit hour.
Cost information website https://www.park.edu/tuition-financial-aid/tuition-details/ (external link)
Tuition is $250 per semester hour; each class is composed of three-semester hours and costs $750. Six-semester hours (two classes) per term is considered full time; five terms per year. This tuition rate is for active duty military, reservists, National Guard, and specific military campus centers.

Tuition rates vary by

Academic program/major

Tuition payment plans available

A payment plan is available; contact the school for details.

Financial Aid (external link)

Contact for counseling or more information

Park University Student Financial Services
Financial aid office website https://www.park.edu/student-financial-services/index.html (external link)
Scholarship list website https://www.park.edu/tuition-financial-aid/scholarships/ (external link)

Applying for financial aid

Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid); Park University's RFA
Application deadline (for fall term) Continuous

Financial aid programs at this school

Federal Stafford loans (subsidized)
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized)
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored
Park University accepts Chapters 30, 31 (Voc Rehab), 33 (Post 9-11), 35, 1606, etc.


Contact for more information

Nolan Gruver
Center Director
Electronic application website https://www.park.edu/apply/ (external link)

Education required for admission

High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.

Application dates

Admission is available Anytime (terms begin in August, October, January, March, and June).
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.

Application requirements

Online application available https://www.park.edu/apply/ (external link)
Application fee $25

Transfer student admissions

Admission requirements Park University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions, military service, validated learning experience, and approved testing, which applies to the credit hours needed for degree completion.

Credits accepted for transfer students

American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
Life long learning
Military service


Degrees offered


School catalog

Academic index website https://www.park.edu/academics/explore-majors-programs/?location=wa-fairchild-afb (external link)

Attendance options

On-line/distance learning
Summer school

Optional academic programs

Accelerated degree
Double major

Alternative credit opportunities

Advanced Placement
Challenge for course credit
Challenge Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Independent study
Work experience


Computer lab available to students
Discount computer purchase plan available
Online registration for classes

Student Services

Academic services for all students

Academic advising

Services for students with disabilities

Florenda Jarrard
Assistant Director of Academic Support Services

Career Services

Contact for more information

Career Development Center
Career services website https://parkuniversity.thankyou4caring.org/pages/career-home (external link)

Educational programs (external link)

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