Correspondence Schools

American Bible Academy, PO Box 1490, Joplin MO 64802-1490.  417-781-9100.  Free courses and resources also for legally-recognized spouses.  Spanish available.   (rehabilitation ministry)

Blackstone Career Institute, 1011 Brookside Rd Suite 300 Allentown PA 18106.  800-826-9228  Offers a well-known, accredited paralegal program.

City Vision University, Rescue College, 1100 E 11th Street, Kansas City MO 64106.  816-960-2008.  Degree in missions.

CLEP (College Level Exam Program), PO Box 6600, Princeton NJ 08541-6600.  800-257-9558.  College credits for self-taught knowledge.

Crossroad Bible Institute, PO Box 900, Grand Rapids MI 49509-0900.  800-668-2450.  Offers beginner and up Bible studies and personal discipleship.  Spanish available.  Aftercare program for CBI students.

Distance Education & Training Council, 1101 17th Street NW Suite 808, Washington DC 20036.  202-234-5100.  Write for a list of schools and courses that are offered to prisoners by mail.

Emmaus Bible Correspondence School, PO Box 1028, Dubugue IA 52004.  888-338-7809.  Offers free Bible courses to prisoners.

International Bible Correspondence School, Ron Thompson Jail & Prison Ministry, PO Box 618477, Orlando FL 32861.       407-290-5832.    Free lessons to all incarcerated.

Global University, 1211 S. Glenstone Ave, Springfield MO 65804.  800-443-1083.  Offers 3 degrees…Associate, Bachelors, Masters.  Spanish available.  Assemblies of God.

Office of Correctional Education, U.S. Dept. of Education, 400 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC 20202.  800-872-5327.  Information about educational grants.

The Paralegal Institute, Brighton College, 8777 E. Via de Ventura Suite 300, Scottsdale AZ 85258.  800-354-1254.     Associate degree program available.  Accredited by the D.E.T.C.

PMI Center for Biblical Studies, PO Box 507, Arab AL  35016.  256-677-9089.  Programs for degrees and Ordination.      Chapel books free to chaplains.

Prison Bible School, PO Box 311974, Enterprise AL 36331.  334-503-9860.  Free college courses toward theology degree.  Foundation Ministries.

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