University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-PHILADELPHIA CAMPUS N-26
170 South Warner Rd.
Wayne, PA 19087-2121
Tel: (610)989-0880; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (610)989-0881; 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 1999. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,002. Faculty: 80 (5 full-time, 75 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 628 students, 61% women, 39% men. 0.5% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 28% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 12% international, 81% 25 or older. 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: $11,400 full-time, $380 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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