DeVry University (Alpharetta): Narrative Description

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2555 Northwinds Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Tel: (770)521-4900
Free: 800-221-4771
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Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of DeVry University. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1997. Setting: 9-acre suburban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 815. Faculty: 81 (41 full-time, 40 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: computer/information sciences; business/marketing; engineering/engineering technologies. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT or ACT, CPT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $40. Tuition: $11,200 full-time, $410 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time, $75 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Epsilon Delta Pi, International Student Organization, Programming Club, Alpha Sigma Lambda, National Society of Black Engineers. Major annual events: Fall Festival, Spring Fling, Thanksgiving Dinner. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, lighted pathways, video recorder (CCTV). College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 7,659 books, 73 serials, 301 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 218 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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