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American Sentinel University Acquired by Post University

American Sentinel University Acquired by Post University

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, American Sentinel University provides online education and professional development to the nursing and healthcare management communities through affordable, flexible bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral nursing degree programs). American Sentinel also has a division called SentinelU, a proprietary SaaS platform consisting of cutting-edge virtual classroom and digital clinical technologies used in over 200 medical schools in the US & Canada. These virtual simulations empower students to complete community health and leadership practice experiences from their own digital devices.

Navagant is pleased to announce the sale of American Sentinel University to Post University, a premier university with online and on campus programs offerings in various fields and a portfolio company of Generation Partners.

Mary Adams, President, American Sentinel University

“We are very pleased about becoming part of Post University and believe this merger is in the best interest of our students to ensure growth and innovation in light of the rapidly changing healthcare and higher education landscape. While we are a thriving institution today, joining Post University will make us stronger with access to enhanced support, expertise, and resources. We believe our students, faculty, staff, healthcare partners and schools using our digital simulations will all benefit from this agreement.”

Jacob Voorhees, Managing Director, Navagant

“American Sentinel University’s commitment to providing a top-of-the-line education to students in the nursing and healthcare industries alongside Post University’s existing reach to students will expand the number of students that have access to receiving an education from American Sentinel University. ASU ‘s various educational programs will now reach more students, increasing the impact that can be had in the nursing and healthcare field.”

Benefits & Long-Term Value Creation

American Sentinel University serves students venturing into the nursing and healthcare field, a field that is as important now as ever. As society continues to grow, nursing and healthcare professionals are integral to supporting our population from a physical health standpoint. American Sentinel University’s combination with Post University will allow even more nursing and healthcare students to access incredible resources and education, resulting in better prepared health care professionals that are essential to our society.

Post University is an online and on campus degree granting, accredited university based in Waterbury, Connecticut. It serves over 14,000 students a year online and has over 130 years of history serving students.

Generation Partners is a growth equity and private equity firm with a goal of creating shareholder value with a positive impact. The acquired Post University in 2004 and have helped grow the university and its mission to students in the United States since then.

About Navagant

Navagant LLC is a middle-market investment bank focused exclusively on the Education & Training industry. We serve entrepreneurs, family businesses, large corporations, and financial sponsors seeking to optimize their transaction outcomes. Our sell-side advisory services include mergers and acquisitions, majority and minority recapitalizations, management buyouts, and corporate carve-outs. With a conscious-capital mission and a team of experienced professionals, Navagant delivers tailored solutions to help organizations unlock value and achieve life-changing outcomes. For more information, please visit


Jacob Voorhees
Managing Director, Navagant
Phone: (617) 216-1543