University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-CHICAGO CAMPUS C-15

1500 McConner Parkway, Ste. 700
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4399
Tel: (847)413-1922
Free: 800-228-7240
Admissions: (480)557-1712
Fax: (847)413-8706
Web Site: http://www.phoenix.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees (courses conducted at 121 campuses and learning centers in 25 states). Founded 2002. Total enrollment: 1,399. Faculty: 122 (2 full-time, 120 part-time). 113 applied, 99% were admitted. Full-time: 1,046 students, 55% women, 45% men. 0.5% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 14% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 13% international, 91% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer/information sciences. Core. Calendar: continuous. 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: $10,350 full-time, $345 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.