University of Phoenix-Nevada Campus: Narrative Description

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333 North Rancho Dr.
Ste. 300
Las Vegas, NV 89106-3797
Tel: (702)638-7868; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (702)638-8035; Web Site:

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 1994. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 3,170. Faculty: 495 (4 full-time, 491 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. Full-time: 2,152 students, 57% women, 43% men. 1% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 10% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 9% international. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer/information sciences; protective services/public administration. 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: $8910 full-time, $297 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.

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