Adult Undergraduate Studies

Earn Your Degree at the Speed of Life

For more than 20 years we’ve been helping working adults, parents, caregivers, and other adults earn degrees at their pace. With classes scheduled year-round and starting almost monthly, you can have your diploma sooner than you think. Professional networking. Face-to-face engagement. Learning that goes beyond the lecture. That’s your advantage at Avila.

Designed for working adults, the programs offered through Avila’s Institute for Professional Studies offer:

  • A progressive and innovative curriculum
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Transfer credit-friendly admission
  • Concierge-level admission and advising assistance
  • Real-world instruction with faculty who are experts working in their fields.

*Avila University partners with Bright Horizons to provide employers with significant tuition discounts. Check with your employer if you’re eligible for EdAssist discounts.

Your academic experience will transcend traditional textbook learning. 


Important Admissions Dates

  • October 1: FAFSA Available Online 
  • December 15: Application Priority Deadline (Early Submission) 
  • Ongoing: FAFSA due for Fall Registration, complete yours today!

choose from six degrees:

Psychology, B.A.Business Administration, B.A.Healthcare Management, B.S.
Human Resources, B.A.Strategic Communications, B.A.Liberal Arts, B.A.

Questions? Contact an Admissions expert

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Ann Stuart Dorrell

Academic Advisor, Avila Institute for Professional Studies Phone 816-501-2945 Email Ann.Dorrell@avila.edu
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Steve Iliff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Phone 816-501-3763 Email steve.iliff@avila.edu

Tamela Schroer

Office Manager – Institute for Professional Studies Phone 816-501-3737 Email Tamela.Schroer@avila.edu
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Sarah Sullivan

Director of Advising & Retention-Avila Advantage Phone 816-501-0429 Email Sarah.Sullivan@avila.edu

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