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College in South Bend IN | American National University

South Bend Campus (College in South Bend)

1030 East Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617 · 574-307-7100 | Directions

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American National University – South Bend, IN has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), because of material noncompliance with retention standards, having reported a 40% on the 2017 Campus Accountability Report.

American National University – South Bend, IN has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), because of material noncompliance with placement standards, having reported a 36% on the 2017 Campus Accountability Report.

American National University (ANU) is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and offers the following degrees and diplomas.

Programs on Campus *

*The South Bend Campus is not currently enrolling new or returning students at this time. However, students may enroll in distance education programs through the Roanoke Valley Campus in the following programs, with some individual courses available on the South Bend Campus through videoconferencing or classroom learning:

Distance Education Programs

Distance Education

Through American National University – Roanoke Valley, area students have access to multiple online programs through Distance Education eLearning formats.



Will I be able to fit classes into my busy life?

Our curricula are geared for students with busy work and family lives, who are looking to get started in a new career or advance in their current line of work. With your busy schedule in mind, ANU offers:

  • Online, on-campus, or blended degree programs: that allow you to take classes on your time in a format that fits you
  • Video conferencing options: which allows us to offer you classes without delaying your schedule and connects you to students across campuses and states
  • Day and evening on-campus classes1: To fit your scheduling needs
  • Each on-campus class held once a week: Leaving you with more time open for work and family
  • Frequent term starts with short breaks in between: so you can finish your degree quickly and retain the information you’ve learned
  • Short programs: Designed to equip you with a degree and get you started on your career without wasting your time

Will I be able to afford it?

Our professional financial planners can craft a plan to make college a reality for you. We understand that each student has unique circumstances and questions, which is why each student meets personally with a student service representative to identify available sources of financial assistance. Several financial aid/FAFSA options are available to students who qualify including:

What if I need help?

American National University has a family-like campus atmosphere with all the resources of a large university. From small classes, to a team of staff and faculty dedicated to helping you succeed, you’ll find you will fit right into the ANU South Bend community.

  • Personalized attention: receive one-on-one attention from teachers and staff members who know you by name
  • Hands on learning with career professionals as instructors: Rather than just relying upon theoretical book learning, ANU offers instruction that gives you practical experience in your field, taught by people who have experience in your future field
  • Career Services: Even before you graduate, our career services team can help you prepare your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques, and offer support in your search for your future career opportunities
  • Alumni Benefits: Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher2 courses available throughout your career.

Come in for a tour of your future classrooms and meet your future teachers, staff members, and fellow-students today!





Where Are You Located?

Our campuses are easy to get to, offer ample parking, and with our eLearning options you may even be able to take classes from home.

Directions to the South Bend IN location:

From I-80W/ I-90W, take exit 77 toward IN-933/US-31/S Bend/Notre Dame, continue straight. Turn right at S Dixie Way/IN-933 S. Turn left at E Angela Blvd. Turn right at N Eddy St. Turn right at E Jefferson Blvd.

From I-20E, Take exit 25 toward Michigan City. Merge onto S Michigan St. Turn right at E Sample St. Slight left at S Eddy St. Turn left at E Jefferson Blvd.





Our Faculty

The key to our success is a faculty of Professional Instructors with Industry Experience.  Drawing on personal insights, our instructors provide students with a real-world perspective to prepare them for success in well-defined fields of employment.

At American National University we emphasize individual attention for our students, from enrollment to graduation with frequent and helpful faculty interaction every step of the way.  Our class sizes are smaller, with an average of 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.

3 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Robert Jankowski - Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

Robert Jankowski

Pharmacy Technician Department Chair


Robert Jankowski has been a Certified Pharmacy Technician for 13 years. He received a Bachelor of Science in General Studies degree from Indiana University and has recently completed the Master of Business Administration program at Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN. He is an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus and currently serves as the pharmacy technician department chair.

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Janine O'Keefe



Janine O'Keefe is a seasoned health care professional who began her career as a medical assistant working for primary care physicians. She earned her associate degree in medical assisting from Ivy Tech Community College, her Bachelor of Arts degree in health care administration from Davenport University, and her Master of Business Administration degree from Bethel College. Janine holds certification as a Certified Medical Assistant and a Certified Professional Coder. She is an instructor at the National College South Bend Campus.

james summers - Department Chair - Business Management

james summers

Department Chair - Business Management

Bachelor of Science

James Summers is the owner of The Summers Group, LLC (TSG). TSG designs business solutions that improve profitability through diversity and inclusion. Having studied leadership at the Center for Creative Leadership, in Greensboro North Carolina, James has over 30 years of business leadership experience. He has launched new and innovative products and services for fortune 500 companies and led and directed profitable multi-million dollar business operations. For the Whirlpool Corporation, James was director of Global E-Business. For Spiegel, Inc. he directed Electronic Publishing. James serves on numerous boards and is the 1st Vice President of the NAACP South Bend Branch.


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Career Services and Employer Partnerships

At American National University, the success of our students is always priority number one.

American National University knows that transitioning from being a student to becoming a working professional requires more than just a good education. At ANU, the process of helping you find great career opportunities begins long before you enter our doors. The academic leaders at ANU work with local employers to ensure that our programs align with careers of today and the future.

We will assist you with creating goals and exploring career options. No matter where you are in your career, you will always have access to the full range of services. Here are a few of the many services we offer:

  • Mock interviews
  • Business etiquette training
  • DVD, books, and magazines on conducting your job search
  • Coaching on dressing for success
  • Assistance with writing resumes and cover letters
  • Tips on researching potential employers
  • Access to current local job openings

Read more about ANU's Career Services »