University of Phoenix-Orlando Campus: Narrative Description

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2290 Lucien Way
Ste. 400
Maitland, FL 32751-7057
Tel: (407)667-0555; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; 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 1996. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,225. Faculty: 243 (3 full-time, 240 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 833 students, 66% women, 34% men. 0.4% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 13% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 30% 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: minimum 1 high school GPA, 2 years of work experience, 23 years of age. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $85. 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.