University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-MARYLAND CAMPUS D-9

8830 Stanford Blvd.
Ste. 100
Columbia, MD 21045-5424
Tel: (410)872-9001; 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). Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,704. Faculty: 153 (4 full-time, 149 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 1,212 students, 53% women, 47% men. 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 32% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international. 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, 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: $85. Tuition: $10,200 full-time, $340 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.