Apollo College: Narrative Description

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1200 North Liberty Rd.
Boise, ID 83704
Tel: (208)377-8080
Free: 800-473-4365
Fax: (208)322-7658
Web Site: http://www.apolloboise.com/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Administratively affiliated with U.S. Education Corporation. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1980. Total enrollment: 469. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 444 students, 90% women, 10% men. Part-time: 25 students, 44% women, 56% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 21% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 65% 25 or older, 1% transferred in. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Required: high school transcript, 3 recommendations, interview, Wonderlic aptitude test. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual events: graduation reception, Christmas Dance, Plato's Place. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Apollo College with 20,000 books, 10,000 serials, 109 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 55 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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