DeVry University (Long Beach): Narrative Description

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3880 Kilroy Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806
Tel: (562)427-0861
Free: 800-597-0444
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Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of DeVry University. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1984. Setting: 23-acre urban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 1,459. Faculty: 88 (34 full-time, 54 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. Students come from 23 states and territories, 11 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 44% 25 or older. 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: $11,880 full-time, $430 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: 13 open to all. Most popular organizations: Teamnet, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers, United Islands. Major annual events: Welcome Back, New Horizons Retreat, Winter Formal. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, motion detectors, closed hours. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 15,500 books, 85 serials, 2,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 458 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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