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    Pleses list your fake school known on my list

    I want to make fake school list to be a reference for someone who have to select the school and I want you help to put your fake school know on my list:

    Adam Smith
    Addison State
    Albert
    Alexandria (US)
    Almeda
    Al Qasim
    All Saints American
    Americana
    American Capital
    American Columbus
    American College of Metaphysical Theology
    American Coastline
    American International Independent
    American International University of Management and Technology
    American National
    American Open
    American State
    American World
    Anglo American
    Aquinas University of Scholastic Philosophy
    Ashington
    Athens Clarke
    Atlantic International
    Atlantic Northeastern
    Atlanta Southern
    Barrington
    Benson
    Berkeley International University
    Bernadean
    Bienville
    Bircham International
    Bradford University
    Brantridge
    Blackstone
    Bretton Woods
    Brentwick
    Breyer State
    Brighton (US)
    Buktronix
    Cambridge State
    Capital American
    Capitol
    Chadwick
    Chancery International
    Columbia Pacific
    Columbia State
    Columbus
    Concordia College & University
    Cranston
    Crown Church College & University
    Darton
    Devonshire University
    Dorcas
    Earlscroft
    East Point
    Edison University
    European University of Ireland
    Florida Atlantic Southeastern
    Friends International Christian
    Glencullen
    Global Virtual
    Golden State
    Hamilton
    Hampton Bay
    Harrington
    Hartland
    Hawaii American
    Hawthorne
    Horizons
    International Bible
    International University of Fundamental Studies
    InTech
    Kennedy-Western
    Kensington
    Lasalle
    Laureate
    Lexington
    London University Colleges
    Louisiana Capital
    Madison
    Marlborough
    Meridian
    Monticello
    Nasson
    Nation State
    National Graduate
    New Horizons
    New Manhattan
    Nobel
    Nonprofit Management
    North United
    Northern New England
    Northern Washington
    Northwest Florida
    Northwestern Californian
    Northwestern International
    Orienta
    Orion
    Oxford International
    Pacific Southern
    Palmers Green
    Pickering
    Port Rhode
    Ravenhurst
    St Lourdes
    Saint Regis
    Saint Renoir
    San Moritz
    Shelbourne
    South Atlantic
    South Pacific
    Southern Californian Polytechnic
    Southwest International
    Stanley State
    Stanton
    Stefan International
    Summit
    Tecana International
    Templeton
    Thornewood
    Trident University of Technology
    Trinity College and University
    Trinity International University College
    University of America
    University of NorthWest
    United Pacific
    Universal Life
    University of Devonshire
    University of Ecoforum for Peace
    University of Global Research Studies
    University of Health Science (Hawaii)
    University of Honololu USA
    University of Metaphysics
    University of Newlands
    University for Professional Studies
    University of Santa Barbara
    University of Sussex at Brantridge
    University of the United States
    Van Ives
    Vernell
    Wakefield International
    Washington International
    William Bradford
    Wilson State
    Wittfield
    West American
    Western Washington State
    Wexford
    Zenith
    Abraham Lincoln University
    American Global University
    American University of Hawaii
    American University of London
    American Pacific University
    Asia Pacific International University
    Branden University
    Calamus International University
    California Coast University
    California Pacific University
    Central School of Religion (London and Indiana)
    Central Pacific University
    Century University
    Chadwick University
    Christian Leadership University
    City University Los Angeles
    College of Technology London
    Colorado University of Naturopathic Medicine
    Columbia Commonwealth University
    Commonwealth Open University
    Cornerstone University
    Evangel Christian University of America
    Fairfax University
    Frederick Taylor University
    Greenleaf University
    Greenwich University (Norfolk Island)
    Hampton College
    Heed University
    Holos University
    Honolulu University
    Illawarra College
    Intercultural Open University
    International University of Professional Studies
    IOND University
    Irish International University
    Knightsbridge
    Lacrosse University
    Lincoln International University
    Newport University
    Pacific International University
    Pacific Western University
    Preston University
    Robert Kennedy University
    Rushmore University
    St Clements University
    St George University International
    St John's University College of Medicine
    St Mary's College of Medicine
    Senior University International
    Southern California University for Professional Studies
    Southern Pacific University
    Southwest University
    Stratford College London
    Transworld University
    Tyndale College
    University of Advanced Research
    University of Santa Monica
    Vancouver University Worldwide
    Warnborough University*
    Westbrook University
    Wisconsin International University
    YUIN University
    Zion University
    Lacrosse University
    Century University
    The Catholic Distance University
    Norwich University
    Midnight University
    Okanagan University College
    Lancaster University
    Maithili University /Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar
    Mahaila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalya (Womenís University) Prayag,Allahabad, U.P.
    Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, U.P
    Commercial University Ltd. Darya Ganj, Delhi
    Testator Research University, Bodinayakanur, Tamil-Nadu
    Indian Education Council of U.P. Lucknow, U.P.
    Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag,Allahabad, U.P.
    National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, U.P.
    University New Jerusalem, Kuthuperabma, Cannore, Kerala
    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University),Acheltal,Aligarh, U.P.
    Shrimati Mahadevi Verma Open University, Mughal Sarai, U.P.
    D.D.B. Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichi, Tamil Nadu
    Bharatiya, Shiksha Parishad (U.P. Open Vishwavidyalaya), Lucknow, U.P.
    Arya University, Srinagar, J&K
    Bible University,Ambur (NorthArcot)
    Eastern Orthodox University,Ambur (NorthArcot)
    Globe University of Science, Kumakonan, Tamil Nadu
    St. Johnís University Kishanattam, Kerala
    National University, Nagpur
    United Nations University, Delhi
    Vocational University, Delhi
    Uttar Pradesh Vishwayalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, U.P.
    Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, U.P.
    RajaArabic University, Nagpur
    Urdu University, Motia Park, Bhopal
    All India Board of Sec. Education Delhi SikshaAvon Prashishan Parished (Board ofAdult Educationand Training)Aliganj Kotla Mubarakpur

    Please list your fake school known on my list...

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    Some of the schools cited are not "fake" schools.

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    zvavda is offline Registered User
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    Originally posted by Russell
    Some of the schools cited are not "fake" schools.
    please suggest, I will pull it out my list.

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    You've merged the two parts of The Australian's list.

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    The Catholic Distance University- Nationally Accredited (DETC)
    http://www.detc.org/degree.html#CDU

    Norwich University - Regionally Accredited (NEASC)
    http://www.norwich.edu/about/who/

    National Graduate School- Regionally Accredited (NEASC)
    http://www.ngs.edu/accreditation.asp

    Southwest University- Nationally Accredited (DETC)
    http://www.detc.org/degree.html#sw

    There are other schools listed with "state approval", but no recognized accreditation. Those degrees are not widely accepted in the United States and actually banned in some states.
    Last edited by italiansupernova; 03-07-2004 at 05:35 AM.

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    zvavda is offline Registered User
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    New list after pull some U out.
    Adam Smith
    Addison State
    Albert
    Alexandria (US)
    Almeda
    Al Qasim
    All Saints American
    Americana
    American Capital
    American Columbus
    American College of Metaphysical Theology
    American Coastline
    American International Independent
    American International University of Management and Technology
    American National
    American Open
    American State
    American World
    Anglo American
    Aquinas University of Scholastic Philosophy
    Ashington
    Athens Clarke
    Atlantic International
    Atlantic Northeastern
    Atlanta Southern
    Barrington
    Benson
    Berkeley International University
    Bernadean
    Bienville
    Bircham International
    Bradford University
    Brantridge
    Blackstone
    Bretton Woods
    Brentwick
    Breyer State
    Brighton (US)
    Buktronix
    Cambridge State
    Capital American
    Capitol
    Chadwick
    Chancery International
    Columbia Pacific
    Columbia State
    Columbus
    Concordia College & University
    Cranston
    Crown Church College & University
    Darton
    Devonshire University
    Dorcas
    Earlscroft
    East Point
    Edison University
    European University of Ireland
    Florida Atlantic Southeastern
    Friends International Christian
    Glencullen
    Global Virtual
    Golden State
    Hamilton
    Hampton Bay
    Harrington
    Hartland
    Hawaii American
    Hawthorne
    Horizons
    International Bible
    International University of Fundamental Studies
    InTech
    Kennedy-Western
    Kensington
    Lasalle
    Laureate
    Lexington
    London University Colleges
    Louisiana Capital
    Madison
    Marlborough
    Meridian
    Monticello
    Nasson
    Nation State

    New Horizons
    New Manhattan
    Nobel
    Nonprofit Management
    North United
    Northern New England
    Northern Washington
    Northwest Florida
    Northwestern Californian
    Northwestern International
    Orienta
    Orion
    Oxford International
    Pacific Southern
    Palmers Green
    Pickering
    Port Rhode
    Ravenhurst
    St Lourdes
    Saint Regis
    Saint Renoir
    San Moritz
    Shelbourne
    South Atlantic
    South Pacific
    Southern Californian Polytechnic
    Southwest International
    Stanley State
    Stanton
    Stefan International
    Summit
    Tecana International
    Templeton
    Thornewood
    Trident University of Technology
    Trinity College and University
    Trinity International University College
    University of America
    University of NorthWest
    United Pacific
    Universal Life
    University of Devonshire
    University of Ecoforum for Peace
    University of Global Research Studies
    University of Health Science (Hawaii)
    University of Honololu USA
    University of Metaphysics
    University of Newlands
    University for Professional Studies
    University of Santa Barbara
    University of Sussex at Brantridge
    University of the United States
    Van Ives
    Vernell
    Wakefield International
    Washington International
    William Bradford
    Wilson State
    Wittfield
    West American
    Western Washington State
    Wexford
    Zenith
    Abraham Lincoln University
    American Global University
    American University of Hawaii
    American University of London
    American Pacific University
    Asia Pacific International University
    Branden University
    Calamus International University
    California Coast University
    California Pacific University
    Central School of Religion (London and Indiana)
    Central Pacific University
    Century University
    Chadwick University
    Christian Leadership University
    City University Los Angeles
    College of Technology London
    Colorado University of Naturopathic Medicine
    Columbia Commonwealth University
    Commonwealth Open University
    Cornerstone University
    Evangel Christian University of America
    Fairfax University
    Frederick Taylor University
    Greenleaf University
    Greenwich University (Norfolk Island)
    Hampton College
    Heed University
    Holos University
    Honolulu University
    Illawarra College
    Intercultural Open University
    International University of Professional Studies
    IOND University
    Irish International University
    Knightsbridge
    Lacrosse University
    Lincoln International University
    Newport University
    Pacific International University
    Pacific Western University
    Preston University
    Robert Kennedy University
    Rushmore University
    St Clements University
    St George University International
    St John's University College of Medicine
    St Mary's College of Medicine
    Senior University International
    Southern California University for Professional Studies
    Southern Pacific University

    Stratford College London
    Transworld University
    Tyndale College
    University of Advanced Research
    University of Santa Monica
    Vancouver University Worldwide
    Warnborough University*
    Westbrook University
    Wisconsin International University
    YUIN University
    Zion University
    Lacrosse University
    Century University


    Midnight University
    Okanagan University College
    Lancaster University
    Maithili University /Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar
    Mahaila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalya (Womenís University) Prayag,Allahabad, U.P.
    Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, U.P
    Commercial University Ltd. Darya Ganj, Delhi
    Testator Research University, Bodinayakanur, Tamil-Nadu
    Indian Education Council of U.P. Lucknow, U.P.
    Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag,Allahabad, U.P.
    National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, U.P.
    University New Jerusalem, Kuthuperabma, Cannore, Kerala
    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University),Acheltal,Aligarh, U.P.
    Shrimati Mahadevi Verma Open University, Mughal Sarai, U.P.
    D.D.B. Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichi, Tamil Nadu
    Bharatiya, Shiksha Parishad (U.P. Open Vishwavidyalaya), Lucknow, U.P.
    Arya University, Srinagar, J&K
    Bible University,Ambur (NorthArcot)
    Eastern Orthodox University,Ambur (NorthArcot)
    Globe University of Science, Kumakonan, Tamil Nadu
    St. Johnís University Kishanattam, Kerala
    National University, Nagpur
    United Nations University, Delhi
    Vocational University, Delhi
    Uttar Pradesh Vishwayalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, U.P.
    Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, U.P.
    RajaArabic University, Nagpur
    Urdu University, Motia Park, Bhopal
    All India Board of Sec. Education Delhi SikshaAvon Prashishan Parished (Board ofAdult Educationand Training)Aliganj Kotla Mubarakpur

    oxpecker, yes I'v merged the two parts of The Australian's and I put Indian fake school and a little bit U that I know in that list too.

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    A large number of these are still real schools, operating legally, with real academic programs.

    Unless you can understand the difference between degree mills and such schools, you are providing a service to no-one.

    If you lived in the US, you would probably be sued by some of these schools.

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    I'm not sure if it's a good idea to try to create a list of fake schools.

    First of all, it might expose you to a defamation lawsuit.

    Second, it will embroil you in endless arguments about whether or not particular schools are 'fake' or 'legitimate'.

    Third, your list will inevitably be incomplete, so it might create the impression that fake schools that you inadvertantly missed are actually legitimate.

    Personally, I prefer to try to identify publicly visible indicators of legitimacy that can help us separate legitimate schools from those that probably aren't. Then those criteria can be applied to whatever schools we have questions about.

    But in many cases this is going to be a judgement call and our conclusions are sometimes going to be controversial.

    Since you live in Thailand, you might consider investigating what it takes to have a foreign degree recognized in that country, for general employment and for various kinds of licensing.

    Then make a list of schools whose degrees won't be recognized in Thailand, at least for some applications. That would lessen your legal liability and it would provide you with a better defined selection procedure and lead to more easily justified conclusions.

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    Just to point one of the schools out - New Horizons is a school that offers computer classes , MCSE , CCNA, N+, A+, Word, Excel, etc.

    They do not claim to be a college and offer degrees and they are very real. Also, California Coast is on the list and I do not consider them a fake school.

    Although some are scams, this seems to be a list of schools that you know nothing about or a list of schools that you have heard gossip about.

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    BillDayson, Dennis Ruhl

    Sorry about the list I make. I just only correct from other reliable source like The Australian's journal, India Ministry of education , etc.

    and I feel a little bit surprise that aome list are not correct!! like The Australian's classify Norwich University as a degree mill but I just know from italiansupernova that it've Regionally Accredited (NEASC).

    O.K. Thank you all yours.

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    Originally posted by zvavda
    Sorry about the list I make. I just only correct from other reliable source like The Australian's journal, India Ministry of education , etc.

    and I feel a little bit surprise that aome list are not correct!! like The Australian's classify Norwich University as a degree mill but I just know from italiansupernova that it've Regionally Accredited (NEASC).

    O.K. Thank you all yours.
    It is not so much that some on the list are incorrect. I think that it is more of an issue that when you try to compile the "more complete list" from those multiple sources, the context of their list is lost. For example, if you titled your list instead of "fake schools" as a list of schools whose degrees might have questionable utility then it might be better. Although I still think the cautions given you by others in this thread are valid.

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    Originally posted by Randell1234
    Also, California Coast is on the list and I do not consider them a fake school.
    Gee Randell, I never would have guessed that.......

    Sorry, I couldn't resist!! :D
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    Bruce

    Don't get me started.

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    I see that something called "Northwestern Californian" is on the list. If this is a reference to Northwestern California University School of Law ( http://www.nwculaw.edu ), I'd like to point out that the latter is perhaps the best of the CA-approved DL law schools, along with Taft and Oakbrook, judged by its graduates' success on the latest state bar exam. Its 50% pass-rate overlaps the low end of the state's residential ABA law schools.

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    Originally posted by Bruce


    Gee Randell, I never would have guessed that.......

    Sorry, I couldn't resist!! :D
    I was waiting for some smart ass to comment on that...thanks for being kind :p

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    Originally posted by Randell1234


    I was waiting for some smart ass to comment on that...thanks for being kind :p
    But, see, you're a good target for good-natured ribbing. You've earned CCU degrees. But instead of over-hyping their utility, you must have recognized the limitations and decided to earn more valuable degrees. That in no way diminishes the CCU degrees--they are what they are, and nothing to be ashamed of (of course).

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