City University: Narrative Description

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11900 NE First St.
Bellevue, WA 98005
Tel: (425)637-1010; 888-42-CITYU
Admissions: 800-426-5596
Fax: (425)277-2437
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1973. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to Seattle. Endowment: $195,000. Educational spending 2003-04: $1359 per student. Total enrollment: 4,254. Faculty: 1,041 (36 full-time, 1,005 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,460 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,132 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 750 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 47 states and territories, 33 other countries, 35% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 5% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 90% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer/information sciences; liberal arts/general studies. Core. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $80. Tuition: $9320 full-time, $233 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $120 full-time, $30 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. City University Library with 32,329 books, 405,350 microform titles, 1,518 serials, 5,184 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $774,136. 145 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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