University of Phoenix-Washington Campus: Narrative Description

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7100 Fort Dent Way
Ste. 100
Seattle, WA 98188-7500
Tel: (206)268-5800; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (206)241-8848; 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 1997. Total enrollment: 1,401. Faculty: 232 (4 full-time, 228 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. Full-time: 1,012 students, 57% women, 43% men. 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 9% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 79% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; protective services/public administration; 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: minimum 1 high school GPA, 2 years of work experience, 23 years of age. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $100. Tuition: $9900 full-time, $330 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.