University of Phoenix-Sacramento Campus: Narrative Description

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1760 Creekside Oaks Dr.
Ste. 100
Sacramento, CA 95833-3632
Tel: (916)923-2107; 800-266-2107; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (916)923-3914; 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 1993. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 2,192. Faculty: 608 (7 full-time, 601 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. Full-time: 1,730 students, 62% women, 38% men. 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 8% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 15% international, 82% 25 or older. 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: 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: $12,540 full-time, $418 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.