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WATERBURY, Conn. (June 15, 2010) – Post University has been awarded an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau. This rating was bestowed on Post University based on careful and rigorous attention to Better Business Bureau requirements.

“We are honored to receive such an outstanding rating by an organization as well-respected as the Better Business Bureau,” said Dr. Kenneth Zirkle, President of Post University. “At Post University, we are absolutely committed to providing on-campus and online students of all ages access to high quality education and exceptional customer service.”

Post University offers 17 undergraduate and three graduate degree programs, and is home to 15 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division II sports, a band new Sprint Football program, and a diverse group of on-campus and online students. Enrollment has grown from about 1,200 degree-seeking students in 2004 to more than 5,000 today.

“It’s important to us that our growing student body understand that they are receiving quality higher education that is recognized not only for its educational excellence, but for its top-notch business practices as well,” Dr. Zirkle said. “We are very proud to be a Better Business Bureau-accredited business.” Better

Business Bureau Spokesman Howard Schwartz says that to be awarded an A+ rating, the highest rating bestowed by the organization, a company must provide the BBB with a degree of confidence that a business is operating in a trustworthy manner, and that good faith efforts are made to resolve any customer concerns.

“Businesses are awarded points based on more than a dozen factors,” Schwartz said. “Better Business Bureau accreditation must be earned by meeting and upholding BBB Standards for Trust.”

Post University:
Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 5,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today’s global workplace. To learn more about Post University, visit or call 800-345-2562.

To learn more about the Better Business Bureau’s Standards for Trust, visit