University of Phoenix-Utah Campus: Narrative Description

Updated About content Print Article Share Article
views updated


5373 South Green St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84123-4617
Tel: (801)263-1444; 800-224-2844; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (801)269-9766; 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 1984. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 2,001. Faculty: 629 (8 full-time, 621 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. Full-time: 1,432 students, 41% women, 59% men. 0.1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 0.5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 86% 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: $9120 full-time, $304 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.