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Almeda University

Almeda University

(866) 877-5812

Almeda University

10400 Overland Rd # 224
Boise, ID 83709-1433
BBB File Opened: 10/05/2004
Business Started: 01/01/1997
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1997
Business Management
  • Principal: Mr. Richard Smith, CEO
Contact Information
  • Principal: Mr. Richard Smith, CEO
Business Category
  • Correspondence Schools
  • Schools - General Interest

Additional Information
  • According to BBB records, the address listed for Almeda University, 10400 Overland Rd., # 224, Boise, ID is a private mail box company. Almeda University has informed our office that this address in Idaho is a "centralized mail facility" and not par...
  • According to BBB records, the address listed for Almeda University, 10400 Overland Rd., # 224, Boise, ID is a private mail box company. Almeda University has informed our office that this address in Idaho is a "centralized mail facility" and not part of any Almeda University campus. Mail sent to the Idaho address is forwarded to Almeda agents in various locations. Almeda University states they do not publish the physical location of any of its offices. As an on-line Virtual Private Network (VPN) they have no facilities to accommodate students or visitors. Almeda University states they are accredited by the Association for On-line Academic Excellence, also known as AOAEX. This association advertises that they are a non-governmental private accreditation association. Almeda University informed the BBB that their standards are reviewed each year by AOAEX for an annual fee of $750.00. Almeda University is not accredited by the U.S Department of Education, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. According to information on Almeda University's application, they are unable to participate in the federal student aid program or GI Bill. Additionally, Almeda University degrees are not legal for academic or business uses in the following States: Oregon, New Jersey, North Dakota, Washington and Idaho. Residents of these States should consider the Almeda degree as a novelty item only. Potential students may contact the U.S. Department of Education at to find out more information on accreditation standards.For general information on choosing a reputable on-line degree program click on this link


Mail Returned

Mail sent to the business on 06/15/2016 was returned by the U.S. Postal Service as Attempted - Not Known.

Advertising Review

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Out of Business

According to information in BBB files, it appears that this business is no longer in business.


According to the company they offer 1,750 on-line courses, and degrees for life experiences. The BBB suggests you read and understand all materials before signing up for the degrees that are offered.

BBB Reason for Ratings

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Based on BBB files, this business has a BBB Rating of No Rating. The reason is as follows:
This business has no rating because BBB has information indicating it is out of business.

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Almeda University


Almeda University

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