Villanova Undergraduate Degree Program at SCI Graterford

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Program Description: Liberal arts orientation, degree granting (Associate, Bachelor degree of Liberal Arts)

Degrees Offered: AA, BA

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Unique Features: One of the oldest, continuously running, degree granting programs in country

Headquarters: Villanova, PA

Correctional Facilities Served: SCI Graterford

Population Served: Men, maximum security prison

Number of Students: 150+

Graduates to Date: approx 80

Year Founded: 1972

Founders: Prof. Jim McKenna, emeritus, Sociology Dept

College/University/Organization Partnerships: Villanova University

Funding: University funding + grant support

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