Amberton University: Narrative Description

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1700 Eastgate Dr.
Garland, TX 75041-5595
Tel: (972)279-6511
Fax: (972)279-9773
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Independent nondenominational, upper-level, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1971. Setting: 5-acre suburban campus with easy access to Dallas-Fort Worth. Endowment: $11 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $7400 per student. Total enrollment: 1,648. Faculty: 39 (14 full-time, 25 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 25:1. Full-time: 126 students, 67% women, 33% men. Part-time: 507 students, 67% women, 33% men. 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 31% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 98% 25 or older. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: interdisciplinary studies. Core. Calendar: 4 10-week terms. Self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Tuition: $6000 full-time, $200 per hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Library Resource Center plus 1 other with 21,000 books, 120 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $100,000. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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