Cleary University

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS

"Welcome to Cleary University!"

Greetings from the executives, faculty, staff, and students of Cleary University! We are pleased that you are considering us in your decision to Go Global with an international education and experience!

Cleary University has been an innovative leader in business education since 1883, combining traditional excellence with bold new programs designed for tomorrow's business world as well as today's. Our practical, real-world approach to business education makes our graduates Business Strong and prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of the world's global economy.

Our Regional Office in Kuala Lumpur means that we have in-depth awareness of you and your needs as an international student and the potential employment markets you can look forward to. I have over 40 years of experience working with international students and their families and will put my expertise to work to help you achieve the success you want. From career guidance, comprehensive preparation for your American experience, and help with locating local programs to reduce the cost of your studies in the USA through to assistance with preparing for your student visa and assistance with international placement guidance after graduation, we are here to help you.

I look forward to meeting you personally and to helping you achieve personal and professional success.
 

ABOUT CLEARY UNIVERSITY

Cleary University was founded in 1883 but created for now....and tomorrow. Both our undergraduate and postgraduate programs are designed to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and hands-on experience to transfer what you've learned in the classroom to the board room. And beyond.

Cleary University is a small, private, independent, non-profit, regionally accredited, co-educational specialty business university. Cleary University is a multi-campus university located in Michigan with campuses and education centers in Livingston, Ann Arbor, Flint, and Detroit. Michigan is one of the Top 10 American states for International Students and Ann Arbor was ranked one of America's happiest cities by Yahoo. The environment is safe, clean, and student-friendly with near-by universities that include the University of Michigan.

Cleary has an excellent reputation for both its online and traditional classroom education. The U.S. Department of Education rates universities and colleges by state in its College Scorecard. In Michigan, a top state for International Students, the U.S. Department of Education rated Cleary No. 2 for VALUE and No. 5 for GRADUATE SALARIES. These are impressive results considering the competition. In fact, Cleary University was the top-ranked specialist business university in the group. At Cleary we like to say "You spend less to earn more!"

Like most universities Cleary has an active online education environment as well as traditional classrooms. Cleary University's online programs were recently ranked amongst the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

What makes Cleary University so special? It's a "Business Strong" combination. Innovative surroundings. Motivated students. Networked professionals. Small, intimate classes that move students forward quickly. Professors who come directly from the corporate office to teach right here on campus. Highly relevant subject matter. Hands-on experience. Students who are eager to learn, to be challenged, ready to make a difference.

Does this sound like you?

MISSION

Cleary University is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-site, Michigan-based, specialized business university, providing practical, project-based education enabling an immediate alumni contribution to employers, families, and communities.

Our mission is to enrich students’ lives through the knowledge, skills, and credentials that advance careers.
 

VISION

Cleary University will be America’s foremost applied-business university.
 

VALUES

At Cleary University we value:

  • Effective learning through the application of knowledge
  • Constant focus on understanding and satisfying student and employer needs
  • Continuous and systemic improvement of product, service, and process
  • Work as a source of learning, societal contribution, and self-dignity
  • Innovation and opportunity as keys to advancement
  • Responsible and ethical business practice and value exchange
  • Dedicated staff, faculty, trustees, and other stakeholders
     

PROUD MEMBER OF AQIP

Cleary University is proud to have been accepted to participate in an innovative and new Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) to maintain accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission. To be accepted into AQIP, Cleary had to demonstrate that it is working towards an ideal defined by the characteristics of high performance organizations and the operational methods of quality management. With AQIP, Cleary University demonstrates it meets accreditation standards and expectations through sequences of events that align with those ongoing activities that characterize organizations using continuous improvement methods to better serve its students, employers, and community.

ACCREDITATION

Cleary University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission is recognized by the Secretary of Education and the Committee on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation (CORPA, now continued under the Council on Higher Education Accreditation, or CHEA).

"Cleary University ranked in the Top 10 Michigan Universities."

Cleary University enjoys as enviable reputation among Michigan universities, one of the Top 10 American states for international students. The U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard, ranks Cleary University No. 2 for VALUE and No. 5 for GRADUATE SALARIES.