University of Phoenix-Vancouver Campus: Narrative Description

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4401 Still Creek Dr.
Ste. 200
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5C 6G9
Tel: (604)205-6999; 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 1998. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 384. Faculty: 21 (all part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0% black, 14% Asian Canadian, 0% international, 90% 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: 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: $11,250 full-time, $375 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.