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University of Advancing Technology: Narrative Description


2625 West Baseline Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85283-1042
Tel: (602)383-8228
Free: 800-658-5744
Fax: (602)383-8222
E-mail: [email protected]
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Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1983. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,004. Faculty: 43 (28 full-time, 15 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 834 applied, 93% were admitted. Full-time: 983 students, 9% women, 91% men. Students come from 39 states and territories, 61% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 4% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 28% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay. Required for some: minimum 2.5 high school GPA, ACT, SAT Subject Tests. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Tuition: $14,600 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Web Club, Gaming Club, Animation Club, Video Club, student government. Major annual events: technology forums, information nights, luncheons. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. University of Advancing Computer Technology Library with 19,211 books, 129 serials, 1,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $178,000. 190 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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