University of Phoenix-Boston Campus: Narrative Description

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100 Grossman Dr.
Braintree, MA 02184-4949
Tel: (781)843-0844; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates (courses conducted at 121 campuses and learning centers in 25 states). Founded 2001. Total enrollment: 484. Faculty: 26 (3 full-time, 23 Part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. Full-time: 294 students, 49% women, 51% men. 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 13% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international. Core. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, 2 years of work experience, 23 years of age. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $100. Tuition: $11,400 full-time, $380 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: College housing not available. University Library with 27.1 million books, 11,648 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. System-wide operations spending 2001-02: $2 million.