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About DeVry University and Keller

We Meet You Where You Are so We Can Help Get You to Where You're Going

Through its forward-thinking and innovation, DeVry prepares you for new opportunities. From day one, DeVry gives you the flexibility and personalized support that meets you where you are. Your success is our priority from your very first interaction, through graduation and beyond; and we encourage you to conquer your educational goals through professional and personal development.

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Whether you know exactly where you're heading, or you're still planning your next steps, it all starts with a simple conversation. Let’s talk.


We're On a Mission

DeVry University strives to close our society’s opportunity gap by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Through innovative programs, relevant partnerships and exceptional care, we empower students to meaningfully improve their lives, communities and workplaces.

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Technology Has Shaped Our History and Will Continue to Shape Our Future

What do you get when you enroll at DeVry?

DeVry University is an accredited institution1 with a rich heritage in technology and was founded on the basis that visual learning advances education. Our founder Dr. Herman DeVry expanded the reach of film into the classroom through his invention of the portable movie projector. DeVry was founded in 1931, and our commitment to Dr. Herman DeVry’s mission to deliver technologically-focused education remains today.

To see for yourself how we innovate, get to know our technology degrees and programs, all strategically designed to help you develop relevant skillsets, regardless of whether you attend classes online or in a hybrid format at one of our 40+ locations, you’ll get the same great education – along with an array of tools and support options to choose from to empower your education.

What You Can Expect from DeVry

Flexibility

  • Robust Digital Learning Platform
  • Convenient Mobile App
  • Ability to Study Online or On Campus
  • Virtual Library Services
  • Classes Starting Every 8 Weeks

Support

  • 24/7 On-Demand Tutoring2
  • Academic Advising
  • Dedicated Student Support Teams
  • One-On-One Faculty Guidance
  • Tuition & Financial Aid Advising

Personal Development

  • Resume Support
  • Career Services
  • Internship & Hiring Events
  • Student Clubs
  • Networking Opportunities

Our Learning Approach

This vision, combined with those of Keller Graduate School of Management founders Dennis Keller and Ron Taylor, set the foundation for our university as we know it today – an innovative, accredited institution1 that thrives on developing hands-on, career-driven programs that help to elevate working adult students and positively impact the companies that employ them.

Are you ready to see how DeVry can help you write your next chapter?


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Tom Monahan

Tom Monahan

President and CEO, DeVry University

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From day one to graduation and beyond, our primary goal is your success. That’s why at DeVry we provide a variety of tools, resources and relevant and industry-aligned coursework.

Whether you’re looking to achieve more in your current career path or pivot to a new role, you’ll experience a skills-focused education thoughtfully created to inspire you to achieve your goals through personalized learning, innovative, market-driven programs and partnerships with leading companies. 

Your success matters to you, and it matters to us.

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More About DeVry's History

DeVry University was founded on innovation and future-forward products. See how DeVry has been on the forefront of transformation since our inception:

2021

DeVry University celebrates 90 years of innovation and helping to empower students to meaningfully improve their lives, communities and workplaces.

2020-2021

A series of tech essentials certificates are launched to help students in their pursuit to learn future-ready skills.

2018

DeVry University is acquired by Cogswell Education, LLC.

2013

The University is reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission.

2011

DeVry University becomes an official education provider of Team USA.

2003

Keller Center for Corporate Learning, now known as DeVryWORKS, is created as a business unit that provides talent development, skills-gap training and talent acquisition to employee partners.

2002

DeVry Institute of Technology and Keller Graduate School of Management merge to become DeVry University. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

2000

Business Administration becomes DeVry’s first bachelor’s degree program offered online.

1998

DeVry begins offering online programs.

1987

Keller acquires DeVry from Bell and Howell, joining the two schools to form the parent organization of DeVry Inc., now known as Adtalem Global Education.

1981

DeVry earns regional accreditation from North Central Association.

1980

Degree programs are expanded to Accounting, Business Administration and  Network and Communications Management.

1979

Computer Science for Business becomes DeVry’s second bachelor’s level program (now called Computer Information Systems).

1977

Keller earns accreditation from North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

1973

The Keller Graduate School of Management is founded by Dennis Keller and Ronald Taylor, former DeVry teachers.

1969

The first bachelor’s degree program is offered in electronics engineering technology.

1968

DeVry Technical Institute is renamed DeVry Institute of Technology.

1966

DeVry Technical Institute is acquired by Bell and Howell.

1957

DeVry offers its first associate degree program, in Electronics Engineering Technology.

1955

DeVry’s associate degree program in electronics engineering technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET).

1953

DeForest Training, Inc. becomes DeVry Technical Institute.

1943

DeVry receives the Army-Navy “E” award for its production of motion picture sound equipment.

1940s

During WWII, DeForest’s Training school is selected by the United States to educate Army Air Corps instructors on electronic devices and becomes one of the first schools to be approved under the G.I. Bill.

1931

Dr. Herman DeVry and Dr. Lee DeForest (inventor of the vacuum tube) open DeForest’s Training, Inc., a DeVry School, in Chicago to prepare students for technical careers in electronics, motion pictures, radio and later, television.

1925

Dr. DeVry established the DeVry Summer School of Visual Instruction.  Educators came to the school to learn about the motion pictures and how the technology could be adapted to learning.

1921

Dr. DeVry’s portable projector shows the first in-flight movie.

1913

Dr. DeVry founded DeVry Corporation, which manufactured 35mm and 16mm motion picture projection equipment. The projectors  become standard technology in U.S. schools nationwide. Dr. DeVry also founded the DeForest Training Institute in Chicago, known today as DeVry.

1912

Dr. Herman DeVry invents the “Theater in a Suitcase,” a 35mm portable silent motion picture project. This Model E projector launches his career as an entrepreneur in the motion picture business and ultimately shifts the education technology paradigm.

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1DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org.
2Each student is allotted 13 hours of tutoring per academic session through www.Tutor.com (available 24/7). Additional tutoring services are also available through www.DeVryTutors.com.