International Institute of the Americas (Phoenix): Narrative Description

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6049 North 43rd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85019-1600
Tel: (602)242-6265
Free: 800-793-2428
Admissions: 800-793-2428
Fax: (602)973-2572
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Independent, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1979. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $3212 per student. Total enrollment: 1,386. Students come from 7 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 12% Native American, 35% Hispanic, 11% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 76% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual events: job fairs, holiday-themed student gatherings. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 1,974 books, 1,750 serials, 120 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $307,394. 421 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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