University of Phoenix-Wisconsin Campus: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-WISCONSIN CAMPUS N-11

20075 Watertower Blvd.
Brookfield, WI 53045-6608
Tel: (262)785-0608; 800-228-7240; Admissions: (480)557-1712; Fax: (262)785-0608; 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 2001. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 747. Faculty: 56 (4 full-time, 52 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. full-time: 502 students, 59% women, 41% men. 0.2% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 11% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 82% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; 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: 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: Tuition: $9600 full-time, $320 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: College housing not available. 27.1 million books, 11,648 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. System-wide operations spending 2001-02: $2 million.