A university which is located in the Kansas City of Missouri is the Grantham University. It university which offers online distance learning degree programs for the students. It is the university which was founded by Donald Grantham in the year 1951. Firstly, it was a private school. The founder of this university was an engineer and a veteran of World War II who used to offer a certification courses to the World War II veterans after they returned from the war.
Grantham University is been divided in to 4 schools. In these schools 14 graduate programs and 24 undergraduate programs are been offered. The students of these schools come from around 50 US states and around 106 different countries. The main campus of Grantham University was hit by the Hurricane Katrina in the year 2005 which destroyed around 80% of the facilities. Since 1961, it is been nationally accredited. There were 13,690 students enrollment as of October 2011. The university has 213 part time staffs and 15 full time.