Academy of Medical Arts and Business: Narrative Description

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2301 Academy Dr.
Harrisburg, PA 17112-1012
Tel: (717)545-4747; Admissions: (717)545-4747; Fax: (717)901-9090; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1980. Setting: 8-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 491. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 0% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 19% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 70% 25 or older. Retention: 74% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $150. Tuition: $8650 full-time. Mandatory fees: $1790 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Major annual events: American Red Cross Blood Drive, food drive for homeless shelter, March of Dimes Walkathon. College housing not available. Resource Center with 1,620 books, 30 serials, 30 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $10,650. 75 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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