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Academic Partnerships International (API), along with its parent company Academic Partnerships (AP), is an education service company which is devoted to helping universities become international. AP is the biggest service provider of distance online higher education in the United States, as well as the only entity to provide global service in the United States.

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Athabasca University (AU), established in 1970, is Canada’s most famous public university for open and online education. AU is dedicated to increasing the equality of educational opportunity for adult learners, both in Canada and worldwide.

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Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university located in East Lansing, Michigan State, USA. Founded in 1862, it was the first university established according to the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act. MSU is not only famous for education, agriculture and communication theory, but also for its vanguard role in the research of packaging and musical therapy.

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Established in 1970, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a public university eligible to issue bachelor’s degrees and junior college diplomas. The main campus located in Kamloops is the youngest university in British Columbia. Both the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, and the Government of British Columbia place TRU’s teaching quality in high esteem.

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The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a distance learning university located in the unincorporated community of Adelphi in Prince George's County, Maryland in the United States. Serving over 90,000 students worldwide, UMUC is one of the largest distance learning institutions and is open to all applicants with a 100 percent acceptance rate for undergraduate programmes.

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US SCOLA is a non-profit educational organisation that receives and re-transmits TV programmes from over 140 countries around the world in more than 170 languages. Schools and professional institution users across North America, South America and the Caribbean can access programmes via the Internet, satellite and closed-circuit TV systems.