Empire College: Narrative Description

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3035 Cleveland Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Tel: (707)546-4000; Admissions: (707)546-4000; Fax: (707)546-4058; Web Site: http://www.empcol.com/

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to San Francisco. Educational spending 2002-03: $7350 per student. Total enrollment: 834. 0% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 16% Hispanic, 3% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 75% 25 or older. Retention: 90% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Calendar: continuous. Double major.

Entrance Requirements: Option: international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, interview, Wonderlic aptitude test. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $75. Comprehensive fee: $8283 includes full-time tuition ($7350), mandatory fees ($75), and college room and board ($858).

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. 450 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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