Holden University Center

Leading academic institutions close to home

Whether you’re a first-time student or returning, Lakeland is the bridge from where you are to where you want to be. Through Lakeland’s Holden University Center, you can access affordable bachelor’s and graduate degrees from one of our 11 partner institutions.

Affordable, Convenient, Revolutionary

Stay close to home and keep living your life while you take the first two or more years of coursework at Lakeland. Then, you can transfer into a Holden University Center partnership degree program.

Get your degree from
a leading Ohio four-year institution

What types of programs are available through our partner institutions?

  • Bachelor’s degrees
  • Graduate degrees, certificates and endorsements
  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  • Lifelong learning and/or professional development

Find the program that works for you

On average, students save over $20,000 when completing a bachelor’s degree with one of our institution partner programs through Lakeland’s Holden University Center.

Stay here. Go Far.

The savings. The convenience. The support. The degree. It’s all waiting for you at Lakeland’s Holden University Center.

Attention transfer students!

If you’re looking to finish your bachelor’s degree at a college or university main campus, we can make your transfer easy.

Show me how

The staff and the accessibility of the Holden University Center made my college experience smooth and stress free! It was as if Youngstown State University came to me, rather than me having to relocate to Youngstown. Lakeland’s Holden University Center is truly an asset for any student looking to build upon their education.
Steve Gagliardi
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