Humphreys College: Narrative Description

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6650 Inglewood Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207-3896
Tel: (209)478-0800
Fax: (209)478-8721
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Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and first professional degrees. Founded 1896. Setting: 10-acre suburban campus with easy access to San Francisco. Total enrollment: 721. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 70% 25 or older, 6% live on campus. Retention: 50% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Recommended: interview. Required for some: recommendations. Placement: SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT recommended; SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Tuition: $7560 full-time, $210 per quarter hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Most popular organizations: Business Club, Paralegal Club, Student Council, Collegiate Secretaries International. Major annual events: Hot Dog Day (quarterly BBQ), Annual Christmas Dinner, Students Versus Staff Softball. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. Option: coed housing available. Humphreys College Library plus 1 other with 20,500 books and 115 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $66,952. 40 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See University of the Pacific.

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