Collins College: a School of Design and Technology: Narrative Description

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1140 South Priest Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281-5206
Tel: (480)966-3000; 800-876-7070; Fax: (480)966-2599; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 4-year, coed. Part of Career Education Corporation. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1978. Setting: 3-acre urban campus with easy access to Phoenix. Educational spending 2002-03: $3000 per student. Total enrollment: 2,142. 2,553 applied, 65% were admitted. Students come from 49 states and territories, 4% Native American, 15% Hispanic, 6% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 26% 25 or older. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: trimesters.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT I or ACT. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Option: coed housing available. Al Collins Graphic Design School Library with 1,000 books and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $60,000. 402 computers available on campus for general student use.

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