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College Profile: University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus

 
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The University of Phoenix (UPX) is a for-profit educational institution that specializes in adult education. The largest private university in North America, it has an enrollment of more than 345,300 students. The school was founded in 1976 by Dr. John Sperling and is owned by the Apollo Group, Inc. The university has more than 200 campuses offering more than 100 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels in various fields of study.
 
8200 Roberts Dr
Sandy Springs, GA
30350-4147
678-731-0555 (general)
678-731-0555 (financial aid)
678-731-0555 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Other academic year
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
No Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
3,790 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Science in Business/Accounting (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business/Accounting program promotes identification with and orientation to the accounting profession, and is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to a successful accounting career. Core competencies in technology, critical thinking, and communication are emphasized throughout the curriculum.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Administration is designed to enable graduates to deal effectively with an increasingly complex business environment. The concentration courses stress skill development in the areas of management, decision making, accounting and finance, quantitative analysis, economics, marketing, and utilization of research findings.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Communications (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Communications promotes the knowledge and skills needed for effective communication within the business environment. The curriculum emphasizes professional competencies and values in such areas as public relations, communications theory, communication law and ethics, mass communication, media and advertising, and electronic publishing.
Bachelor of Science in Business/e-Business (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in e-Business focuses on the theory, skills and values associated with a business environment that increasingly depends on Internet technology. Students learn the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively integrate e-business tools, models, and best practices within various types of organizations.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Finance (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Finance emphasizes financial concepts, theories, and practices to promote well-informed financial decision making. Coursework within this concentration examines the areas of risk management, business law, global finance, and investment analysis and portfolio management. Students integrate advanced topics in financial management through real-world business application.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Global Business Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Global Business Management examines the dynamic nature of global business realities. Emphasizing fundamental principles and practices of conducting global business activities, the curriculum within this concentration includes international marketing, international trade and investment, global finance, global human resource management and global value-chain management.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Global Business Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Global Business Management examines the dynamic nature of global business realities. Emphasizing fundamental principles and practices of conducting global business activities, the curriculum within this concentration includes international marketing, international trade and investment, global finance, global human resource management and global value-chain management.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Hospitality Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Hospitality Management develops students knowledge and skills in lodging management, food and beverage operations management, facilities management, and events and recreation planning. Students learn about the impact of travel and tourism while examining hospitality issues and trends, e-business implications and operational structures.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Hospitality Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Hospitality Management develops students knowledge and skills in lodging management, food and beverage operations management, facilities management, and events and recreation planning. Students learn about the impact of travel and tourism while examining hospitality issues and trends, e-business implications and operational structures.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Information Systems (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Information Systems focuses on the role and implementation of information systems in todays business environment. Students learn the fundamentals of business systems development and project planning and implementation, as well as concepts in software programming, database analysis and design and telecommunication systems.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Integrated Supply Chain and Operations Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Integrated Supply Chain and Operations Management highlights the important role a supply chain plays in satisfying customer demands and expectations. This concentrations coursework focuses on strategic performance improvement of all business planning, global sourcing and procurement, production, and logistical activities that make up an organizations supply chain.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Management focuses on managing human and fiscal resources within the structure, culture and mission of any organization. The curriculum stresses skill development in the areas of critical thinking and decision making, organizational behavior, global business strategies, quality management and productivity, human resource management, and employment law.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Marketing (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Marketing is designed to develop students creative, analytical and leadership skills. Coursework within this concentration examines sales management, buyer behavior, advertising, market research, and marketing to the international arena. Students learn to identify customers and customer needs, communicate product and service information, and develop and use marketing strategies.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Public Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Public Administration focuses on the efficient and effective utilization of public resources to achieve the public purpose within a dynamic environment. The curriculum within this concentration emphasizes the foundations of public administration, public policy formulation, program development, implementation and valuation, human resources and labor relations and public finance.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Retail Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Retail Management focuses the student on the retail management environment, from the beginning to the end of the retail value chain. The concentration courses in this program emphasize skill development in strategic management, marketing, supply management, product and brand management, retail operations, merchandising, and personnel management unique to the retail industry.
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration degree program focuses on management and leadership within criminal justice and related professions, maintaining a dual emphasis on the study of crime and justice in American society. The goals and essential components of the American criminal justice system are examined, with emphasis on law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. The program also focuses on current and future trends, research methodology, and the juvenile justice system.
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program integrates a foundation of general education and applied sciences with the skills needed in todays health-related settings. The curriculum addresses the basic body of knowledge, understanding, and skills identified as relevant to health care services.
Bachelor of Science in Health Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program integrates a foundation of general education and applied sciences with the skills needed in todays health-related settings. The curriculum addresses the basic body of knowledge, understanding, and skills identified as relevant to health care services.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Business System Analysis (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program is focused on the acquisition of theory and application of technical competencies associated with the information technology profession. The courses prepare students with fundamental knowledge in core technologies, such as systems analysis and design, programming, database design, network architecture and administration, Web technologies and application development, implementation and maintenance.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Multimedia and Visual Communication (Bachelor Degree)
The BSIT focuses on the analysis, design, and development of information technology within the context of business systems. This program's specialization, Multimedia and Visual Communication, concentrates on the design and development of digital media presentations.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program is focused on the acquisition of theory and application of technical competencies associated with the information technology profession. The courses prepare students with fundamental knowledge in core technologies, such as systems analysis and design, programming, database design, network architecture and administration, Web technologies and application development, implementation and maintenance.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Web Development (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program is focused on the acquisition of theory and application of technical competencies associated with the information technology profession. The courses prepare students with fundamental knowledge in core technologies, such as systems analysis and design; programming; database design; network architecture and administration;Web technologies; and application development, implementation, and maintenance.
Bachelor of Science in Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Management degree program is designed to develop students professional knowledge and skills for improving organizational effectiveness. The concentration courses in this program emphasize an understanding of the skills necessary to manage human and fiscal resources within the structure, culture and mission of any organization.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Bachelor Degree)
The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, which is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, is designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of registered nurses. The curriculum is built upon a foundation of biological, physical, and social sciences which contribute to the science of nursing. The liberal arts components enhance the development of the intellectual, social, and cultural aspects of the professional nurse.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program provides students with a strong foundation in general psychology. Students will gain insight into the cognitive and affective processes that underlie the individual human development and behavior. Courses in this program are designed to provide supervisors, managers, and other professionals with greater skills in critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and information utilization through the enhanced understanding of human psychology. The courses in this program do not have a clinical emphasis and do not lead to professional licensure.

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