Apollo College-Phoenix, Inc.: Narrative Description

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8503 North 27th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85051
Tel: (602)864-1571; Admissions: (602)864-1571; Fax: (602)864-8207; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.apollocollege.com/

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Apollo Colleges, Inc. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1976. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $3204 per student. Total enrollment: 603. 366 applied, 97% were admitted. Students come from 6 states and territories, 3 other countries, 6% from out-of-state, 11% Native American, 30% Hispanic, 7% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 72% 25 or older. Calendar: continuous. Academic remediation for entering students.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: Peterson's Universal Application. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $75. Tuition: $9200 full-time. Mandatory fees: $75 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. College housing not available.

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