The DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management Illinois
The DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management Illinois - Graduate (MS/PhD) Ratings|
|Total Grad Surveys||18|
|Avg years at University||1.8|
|Research Quality||C+ (5.6)|
|Research Availability||B (6.6)|
|Research Funding||D+ (3.3)|
|Graduate Politics||B (6.5)|
|Not Errand Runners||B (6.6)|
|Degree Completion||B (6.5)|
|Alternative pay [ta/gsi]||C- (4.2)|
|Sufficient Pay||C (4.7)|
|Education Quality||B (7.2)|
|Faculty Accessibility||A- (8.1)|
|Useful Research||B (6.9)|
|"Individual" treatment||B- (6.5)|
|Campus Beauty||B- (6.0)|
|Campus Maintenance||B+ (7.5)|
|University Spending||B (7.0)|
|Scholastic Success||B (7.2)|
|Surrounding City||B+ (7.9)|
|Social Life/ Environment||B- (6.5)|
-The classes are useful
-The faculty is professional and bring a world of experience to the class.
- Flexible program (I had to take couple of breaks due to personal reasons, and it was not a problem)
-No University feel, no campus life, activities, sports, etc
-Faculty not strict in marking homework, exams, assignment papers. I.e it is easy to get good grades with not too much effortTo conclude, you get what you put in, and its upto you to make the most of the courses.
Sometimes when someone complains about something they fail to tell the whole story. They fail to tell about what they didn't do, for instance, meet the financial aid deadlines or turn in all the paperwork. I do not use my university email. The last four of my school ID are 9056.
The actual curriculum and professors and doctors are great in all of my DeVry and Keller experience with real world experience and knowledge. It's a system that actually encourages you to always be on top of the topic matter and you really have to know your material.
The funny thing is I doubted all these negative feedback reviews as I've only had great experiences with both the professors and financial aid department.
I'm looking at some of the reviews of
*DisgustedFormerStudent on another site
and I must admit I was kind of pissed off from the comments. However in this horrible economy, coupled with virtually NO OPPORTUNITY to even get a position anywhere, it is essential that a full time student like myself to make sure certain distributions are distributed on a timely manner. It's already the first two semesters at Keller and THE FINANCIAL AID "PAPERWORK" DELAYS ARE... ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE...
I SAY AGAIN...
ABSOLUTELY F**KEN HORRIBLE!!!
I am pretty good at separating certain issues, but the way these guys have lack of consideration for their student needs, and I'm guessing for sheer profit, I've only met with financial aid delays after delays. They've given me nothing but excuses after excuses as to why the funds have NOT been released.
For each call after the first and expected release dates (due to my past experience at DeVry), I've only heard delays after delays, excuses after excuses as to why my funds have not been released. I finally received my payment after a semester ( that's THE NEXT SEMESTER ) with reduced loans that is COMPLETELY INCONSISTENT with all of my years at DeVry Undergraduate program.
The way their Financial Aid department is operating is, they are either all overworked doing multiple jobs or their system is all screwed up with hopefully not a small percentage that they are ACTUALLY SCAMMING their students with the WORST INCONSISTENT KNOWLEDGE or DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM in their departments, so much so,
THE CONSTANT UPDATES AND COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE FINANCIAL AID DEPARTMENT ARE ACTUALLY INTERFERING WITH MY STUDIES!!
You would literally need another person or assistant to deal with their department so that you can concentrate on being a student!!
To give them the benefit of the doubt, a great percentage of the operators have all been courteous and professional and underneath it all, it looks like they are all pawns under a horribly set up department and ultimately they are forced to give...
DELAYS AFTER DELAYS!!
EXCUSES AFTER EXCUSES!!
Unless they completely overhaul their communication (with lenders or WHATEVER) and possibly overworked labor issues...
DO NOT GO TO KELLER ( YOU "HEAR" AND READ THIS KELLER!!!)
Sadly there's a small percentage that I might actually be stuck with this university due to this economy!
TO ALL PROSPECTIVE GRADUATE/MBA STUDENTS:
YOU HAVE A CHOICE RIGHT NOW TO MAKE SURE YOU CHOOSE A UNIVERSITY WITH BOTH GREAT PROFESSORS AND GREAT SERVICE
(This is a for profit university and I'm not sure how they expect to survive or be profitable when they are essentially screwing over their students -
Hey DeVry/Keller, maybe you guys need to take an MBA program or learn some stuff from your own professors/doctors?! - YEAH FROM YOUR OWN EMPLOYEES!!) DISGUSTED ALSO!!
It's never too late to return to school. It's not the same though as being in your early 20s and getting into an Ivy League or into a reputable state school, while you have time on your hands, and a few sources of funding including your parents. Employers will certainly look at a younger graduate with no job experience but with a degree.
KGSM and its administration make it easy for older students with jobs and family to integrate full- or part-time classes into the routine. This doesn't mean it's only for working adults, but it definitely makes it easier for working adults to apply, take classes, and get on the trajectory to graduation.A KGSM degree, for me anyway, is like an essential ingredient to an amazing recipe. As a standalone item, it's not going to turn heads, but when mixed in with my other education and job experience it is a very effective agent.
Now I manage a large manufacturing facility in Illinois along with being involved in startups in Europe, Asia and the US.
Education is for people that are serious about getting it. You do not have to go to a top 10 school in business but you do need to stay focused and have a clear objective of what your ultimate goal is. I chose Keller and it was the best decision I could have made. It is not always about the name of the school but it is about having the desire to succeed and Keller definitely opend many doors for me which made my success a reality.
I believe so strongly in Keller Gradute School that I started teaching at DeVry University. Knowing that I can make a difference in peoplesâ€™ lives is very important to me so I have to be actively involved in doing so. What better way to do it then teaching and shaping individual to be leaders in their communities and the world.
It is true that customer service is the very worst, especially in financial services.