University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-METRO DETROIT CAMPUS M-13

5480 Corporate Dr.
Ste. 260
Troy, MI 48098-2623
Tel: (248)925-4100; 800-834-2438; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (248)267-0147; 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: 3,102. Faculty: 653 (7 full-time, 646 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. Full-time: 2,255 students, 64% women, 36% men. 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 26% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; computer/information sciences. Core. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, external degree program, 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: $10,110 full-time, $337 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.