Argosy University/Chicago: Narrative Description

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20 South Clark St., Ste. 300
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: (312)201-0200
Admissions: 800-626-4123
Fax: (312)201-1907
E-mail: [email protected]
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Proprietary, upper-level, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1976. Setting: urban campus. Research spending 2003-04: $70,100. Educational spending 2003-04: $5883 per student. Total enrollment: 890. Faculty: 5 (all part-time). 19 applied, 74% were admitted. Full-time: 8 students, 75% women, 25% men. Part-time: 29 students, 72% women, 28% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 27% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 71% 25 or older, 95% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 8 open to all. Major annual event: Diversity Day. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Argosy University Chicago Library with 20,000 books, 2,400 microform titles, 150 serials, 550 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $108,617. 15 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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