Brooks Institute of Photography: Narrative Description

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801 Alston Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2399
Tel: (805)966-3888; 888-304-3456; Admissions: (805)966-3888; Fax: (805)564-1475; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, comprehensive, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 25-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 1,507. Full-time: 1,425 students, 48% women, 52% men. Students come from 27 states and territories, 22 other countries, 0.1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 0.3% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 36% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Retention: 97% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at University of Pittsburgh (Semester at Sea). Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, 15 semester hours of college credit. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Tuition: $19,650 full-time. Mandatory fees: $600 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Major annual events: Annual Barbecue, All Student Show. Campus security: campus closed after 11:30 p.m. College housing not available. Brooks Institute of Photography Library with 6,500 books and 128 serials. 15 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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