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New OrleansLaw

NationsUniversity, also known as Nations University, is a distance education university that describes its mission as the development of faith and the training of Christian leaders around the world using distance learning. While Nations University founding faculty and staff are affiliated with the Churches of Christ, Nations University itself is an interdenominational online Christian university, which offers certificate, bachelor's and master's degrees in religious studies, and a Master of Divinity degree. All courses are offered online with select courses offered to prison inmates in the U.S. via mail. The institution is incorporated and based in Louisiana, but originally had its offices in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Nations was incorporated in 1996 by Richard Ady, Mac Lynn, and Darrell Frazier. Ady and Lynn had been college classmates. Ady's career had been in church work and Lynn had worked in higher education as a teacher and administrator. Ady had previously founded the World English Institute. NationsUniversity has legal authority under Louisiana law to grant degrees in religious studies. The institution is currently accredited by The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) a nationally recognized accrediting body approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education. As of January 31, 2013, the school reported 3,902 students in 145 countries. NationsUniversity tries to minimize the costs for its students, charging no fees to students outside the United States and only modest fees to U.S. students.
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Freeman School of Business, Tulane University

New OrleansBusinessMathematics, Statistics, Finance

The Freeman School of Business, at Tulane University, is located in New Orleans, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The school offers undergraduate programs, a full-time MBA program and other master's programs, doctoral programs, and many executive-education programs, and consistently ranks among the top business schools nationally and globally and was a charter member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in 1916.

The school is known in the finance community as the publisher of the Burkenroad Reports, and is regularly ranked among the top ten schools in finance by the Financial Times. Additionally, Entrepreneur Magazine consistently ranks the Freeman School among the top twenty schools for entrepreneurship; giving the school a ranking of #4 in 2009. The Financial Times's Global MBA Rankings 2010 ranked the Freeman School as the 35th best business school in the United States; the U.S. News & World Report ranked the MBA program 40th in 2011.

The school's main location, in the center of Tulane's Uptown New Orleans campus, is next to the Tulane University Law School and across a pedestrian thoroughfare (McAlister Place) from the university's student center. Every year, leading finance and M&A practitioners from throughout the United States come to Tulane to attend the Tulane Corporate Law Institute forum. The school was named in honor of Alfred B. Freeman, a former Coca-Cola Bottling Co. chairman and prominent New Orleans philanthropist.
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Tulane University

New Orleans

Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Originally founded as a public medical college in 1834, the school grew into a comprehensive university in 1847. The institution was eventually privatized under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is a member of the Association of American Universities.

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