Founded in 2004 by Jennifer Anglin, Sondra Gerhoff, Nadine Thompson, and
Ellen Chiofalo, Orion College (formerly Allied Health Institute) provides
educational opportunities to qualified students regardless of geographic
area and socio-economic background.
Orion College offers a variety of degree and diploma programs through
distance education. By utilizing the internet, students enrolled in
distance programs have the flexibility to earn a diploma that allows them
to enter the workforce or change careers from the convenience of their
Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and
communicate with instructors and classmates. Remote labs provide
practical, hands-on training for our online students in the area in which
Students who are enrolled in distance-based courses receive online
support from our instructors, peers, and student services through faxes,
phone, virtual classrooms, email, and newsletters.
Through our website, the student has the opportunity to communicate with
an admissions representative, apply to the program of their choice,
register for classes and seek financial assistance. Once admitted to the
College, students will be able to access their online courses, order
textbooks and school supplies, view their academic records, and take
advantage of our virtual library.
In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (H.R.
4137) Orion College freely and responsibly discloses the following
consumer information to students, staff, faculty and the general public.