University of Phoenix-Jacksonville Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-JACKSONVILLE CAMPUS B-9

4500 Salisbury Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32216-0959
Tel: (904)636-6645; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; 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 1976. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,589. Faculty: 184 (5 full-time, 179 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. Full-time: 1,186 students, 58% women, 42% men. 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 16% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 7% international. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer/information sciences; health professions and related 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, 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: $8850 full-time, $295 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.