Study Business, Addiction Studies, Urban Missions or Nonprofit Management

Get a Bachelor's Degree for Only $6,000/year

"The reward of faith-based higher education will be beyond your expectations. God will utilize it throughout your life to touch others for eternity."

Looking to advance your career in Business Administration, Addiction Counseling, Urban Missions or Nonprofit Management?

Get prepared for a career in Business, Nonprofit Management, Urban Ministry, or as a Certified Addiction Counselor.
Our 8-week online courses start 5 times/year and combine the benefits of on-site experience with the convenience of distance learning.
Graduates of City Vision University have had a 91% job or grad school placement rate.

Each of our degree programs are the
most affordable online Christian degree of their type.

Practical Program Format


Tuition, Financial Aid & Discounts

Our 8-week online courses combine the benefits of on-site experience with the convenience of distance learning.The program can be taken toward a Bachelor's degree (120 credits) or a certificate (30 credits). An Associate's in Business Administration (60 credits) is also available.

We are accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commissionwhich is recognized by the US Department of Education and CHEA. We are an Approved Providor for NAADAC, which means that our addictioncourses are approved for certified addiction counselor credit in most states.

Our Students

Transfer Credit & Prior Learning

About City Vision University

Our students typically want to work in the nonprofit sector, counseling, government or ministry. We are an open admissions school accepting any student with a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Our students are 60% women, 41% people of color (29% African American, 6% Latino, 2% Native American, 1% Asian). We have students as young as 18, and some who are 60 or over, with an average age of 40. 79% of our students receive Pell grants.

We accept transfer of up to 90 credits from any accredited college. Students can use our prior learning assessment program to apply for up to 30 credits for unaccredited ministry training and experience or bring in credit by examination from ACE, CLEP, DANTES, Excelsior and NCCR. Students only need to complete their last 30 credits (out of 120 credits) with City Vision to receive a degree. 

City Vision University is a nonprofit Christian university established in 1998. Our vision is to provide radically affordable practical Christian education to help transform at-risk communities. All of our faculty have at least Master's degrees and are practitioners in their fields.

City Vision graduates have a 91% job or grad school placement rate.

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Sharon Lockwood
Mission Program Director

Tamiko Cuellar
Founder, Smart Minds Tutoring

"The affordable tuition was...appealing since the [Pell] grant covered all of my tuition costs...I was able to complete my Bachelor's degree in just one year." 

Tuition is only $200 per credit hour ($300 grad) or $6,000 per year. Qualifying students may use Pell grants, Federal loans or GI Bill benefits. We provide a 25% discount to military and a 42% discount for students in developing countries and to ministry partners for interns, employer paid tuition, credit partnerships and program participants




Degrees and Courses

Business Electives

Urban Missions

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