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Schools in Illinois Near Rock Island Arsenal

Rock Island Arsenal Garrison is our nation's largest government-owned and operated arsenal. Located in an area known as the "Quad Cities," once a booming riverboat community, Rock Island Arsenal is between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois.

Fast facts about Rock Island Arsenal:

  • Size of base: 334 military, 6,965 civilians
  • Average temperature: 13-85 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Geography: Located on the Mississippi River

Rock Island Arsenal Education and Recreation

It's easy to further your education at Rock Island Arsenal. The Rock Island Arsenal Education Center services all active duty enlisted personnel, offering 146 degree and certification programs from 29 different educational institutions. Web-based courses allow soldiers to study at times that are most convenient for them.

During off-duty hours, servicemembers have plenty of programs and activities to recharge, including a fitness center, auto skills courses, outdoor recreation rentals, golf, a museum, vacation club, barber shop, thrift shop, and food court. Rock Island Arsenal's proximity to Davenport offers points of interest like the Davenport Public Library, the Davenport Skybridge, Figge Art Museum, River Music Experience, Putnam Museum and IMAX Theater, and Modern Woodmen Park.

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Get the hands-on training and skills it takes to succeed with Ashworth College, a respected, worldwide leader in distance education. Study at the times and places most convenient for you.

Programs: Payroll Clerk, Private Investigation, Occupational Therapy Aide, more...

Locations: Norcross

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.

Programs: Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family, Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting, M.Div: Homiletics, more...

Locations: Lynchburg

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

Programs: Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science, IT Support Specialist - Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science

Turn your talents into a career. Nationally recognized and accredited Platt College offers degree programs in Graphic Design, Multimedia, IT Networking and Paralegal.

Programs: Veterinary Technology Alternate Route - Certificate, Respiratory Therapy, Veterinary Technology - Associates

For nearly a century, Columbia International University has educated people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ. Today we continue that effort, offering 21 degree programs for residential undergraduate students, as well as graduate and seminary programs, professional certificates, and convenient online programs for working adults.

Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business, Associate of Arts in Business, Master of Business Administration

Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. Hofstra University is committed to academic freedom and to the transmission, advancement and preservation of knowledge for its own academic community and the community at large.

Programs: Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy, Online Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy

Locations: Hempstead

Villanova University, a co-educational Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Order of Saint Augustine in 1842 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. A premier institution of higher education, Villanova provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others.

Programs: Online Master of Laws in Taxation, Online Master of Science in Analytics, Online Master of Business Administration, more...

Locations: Villanova

Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

Home to more than 58,000 students from all 50 states and 125 different countries, Rutgers’ mission is to prepare students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. That’s made possible by a faculty and staff of over 13,000 members, which includes an Abel Prize winner, Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Award” Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, and many more.

Programs: Online Master of Social Work, Online Master of Business Administration, Online Master of Information, more...

Locations: New Brunswick

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With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

Programs: MSN Leadership in Healthcare Systems, Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics, RN to MSN in Clinical Nurse Educator, more...

SocialWork@Simmons is an innovative, online Master of Social Work program offered through the Simmons School of SocialWork, the nation’s oldest school of social work. Complete your MSW in as little as 15 months with this CSWE-accredited program. No GRE required.

Programs: Master of Social Work

Locations: Boston

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