University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus: Narrative Description

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8355 N. Fresno St., Ste. 200
Fresno, CA 93720
; 888-228-7240
Admissions: (480)557-1712
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Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 2004. Total enrollment: 989. Faculty: 48. 14 applied, 93% were admitted. Full-time: 874 students, 64% women, 36% men. 1% Native American, 22% Hispanic, 7% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 7% international, 89% 25 or older. Core. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: 1 recommendation. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $110. Tuition: $11,400 full-time, $380 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

College housing not available. University Library with 444 books, 666 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. System-wide operations spending 2003-04: $3.2 million.