University of Phoenix-Houston Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-HOUSTON CAMPUS K-12

11451 Katy Freeway, Ste. 100
Houston, TX 77079-2004
Tel: (281)596-0363; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (281)596-0336; Web Site: http://www.phoenix.edu/

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. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 2,565. Faculty: 141 (4 full-time, 137 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. Full-time: 1,940 students, 64% women, 36% men. 0.2% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 17% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 41% international. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. 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, 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: $9360 full-time, $312 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.