University of Phoenix-Puerto Rico Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-PUERTO RICO CAMPUS C-13

Carr, 177 KM2 (Los Filtros)
P O Box 3870
Guaynabo, PR 00970-3870
Tel: (787)731-5400; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (787)731-1510; 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 1995. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,427. Faculty: 115 (6 full-time, 109 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. Full-time: 406 students, 51% women, 49% men. 0% Native American, 61% Hispanic, 1% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 91% 25 or older. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. 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: $5160 full-time, $172 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.