College Profile: University of Phoenix-Western Washington 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.
 
7100 Fort Dent Way
Tukwila, WA
98188-8553
452-572-1600 (general)
206-268-5860 (financial aid)
206-268-5860 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
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 ROTCYes 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)
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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
2,910 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/Administration program is designed for the working adult employed in a business or public organization. The Major is designed to enable graduates to deal effectively with an increasingly complex business environment. The Major stresses skill development in the areas of financial accounting, managerial finance, quantitative analysis, economics, marketing, and business-based research.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Communications (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and critical thinking and problem solving. In all BSB program coursework, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics, technology, and e-business.
Bachelor of Science in Business/e-Business (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in e-Business (BSB/EB) Program blends business and information technology to address the emerging field of e-Commerce and e-Business. The program courses provide fundamental knowledge and application in both business and information technology.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Finance (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business/Finance (BSB/F) program is designed for the working professional employed by a business or public organization. The program of study is designed to enable graduates to deal effectively with an increasingly complex business environment, emphasizing the professional and personal skills needed for effectively meeting organization needs. These skills include effective decision making, values, clarification, needs assessment, group facilitation, presentation, writing and leadership. The Finance major emphasizes fundamental accounting and finance concepts, theories, and practice to promote well-informed financial decision-making. Additional components of the major concentrate on managerial finance, investment fundamentals, portfolio management, and global finance. Students will 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 program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and critical thinking and problem solving. In all BSB program coursework, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics, technology, and e-business.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Hospitality Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and critical thinking and problem solving. In all BSB program coursework, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics, technology, and e-business.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Human Resource Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course. Special emphasis is placed on critical business threads throughout the program, which include: globalization, innovation, ethics, technology, diversity, collaboration, and e-business. The Human Resource Management Concentration helps students develop an understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management and its strategic relevance in business. The concentration addresses the legal and ethical components of the decision making process involved in the human resources environment. The Human Resource Management Concentration introduces students to the basic concepts of human resource management, and allows further study in the areas of employment law, risk management, recruitment and selection of employees, international HR, change management, compensation and benefits, employee development, and performance management. Students will also develop an understanding of the critical business implications for human resource professionals today and in the future. HR practitioners and managers must be equipped with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management, along with strong skills in the areas of systems thinking, problem solving, influencing, negotiating, communications, and leadership. In the Human Resource Management Concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete three required courses: HRM/300 (Fundamentals of Human Resource Management), MGT/434 (Employment Law), and HRM/498 Strategic Human Resource Management and Emerging Issues). Students must also complete three additional business elective courses (9-credit hours)within the Human Resource Management Concentration. All courses in the Human Resource Management Concentration have prerequisite requirements, specifically HRM/300 (Fundamentals of Human Resource Management). In addition to the required course of study, students must satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester credit minimums required for completion of the degree.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Information Systems (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSB/IS) Program blends business and information technology to address the emerging field of e-Commerce and e-Business. The program courses provide fundamental knowledge and application in both business and information technology.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Integrated Supply Chain and Operations Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and critical thinking and problem solving. In all BSB program coursework, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics, technology, and e-business.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business/Management is designed for the working adult who wants to acquire or build knowledge and skills essential for management in private and public organizations. The curriculum emphasizes performance systems, employment law, marketing and public relations, financial analysis, global business strategies, and quality management.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Marketing (Bachelor Degree)
Marketing managers need creative, analytical and leadership abilities to manage the marketing function of the business enterprise. The Bachelor of Science in Business/Marketing program addresses how to identify customer needs, how to communicate information about products and services to customers and potential customers, where to market and how to price products and services, and how to respond to growing demands to markets in different countries and cultures.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Organizational Innovation (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and critical thinking and problem solving. In all BSB program coursework, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics, technology, and e-business. Graduates of the Organizational Innovation specialization will be prepared to apply design principles, innovative practices, and creativity to develop business processes, strategies, services, and products. Additionally, students will be prepared to create strategic and tactical plans, apply basic project management principles to the creative process, and manage intangible assets. Finally, this program bridges the gap between traditional business thinking and an innovative and design focused philosophy.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Public Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (Public Administration) program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, e-business, and critical thinking and problem solving. In the BSB program coursework, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics. technology, and e-business. In addition to the BSB business entry coursework, the public administration major includes coursework in computers and information processing, management, financial analysis, accounting, business law, employment law, and marketing. The public administration major focuses on the efficient and effective utilization of public resources to achieve the public purpose within a dynamic environment. The program will emphasize the foundations of public administration, public policy formulation, program development, implementation and valuation, human resources and labor relations, and public finance. Students will develop powerful leadership skills enabling them to successfully manage complex public programs.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Retail Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business/Retail Management (BSB/RM) program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. In addition to the Bachelor of Science in Business entry coursework, the retail management major includes coursework in computers and information processing, management, financial analysis, accounting, business law, marketing, buyer behavior, and international marketing. The retail management major focuses the student on the retail management environment. The program emphasizes skill development in strategic management, marketing, supply management, product and brand management, retail operations, merchandising, and personnel management unique to the retail industry. Upon completion of this program students will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be leaders in the retail industry.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course. The Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship concentration provides students with a course framework built around small business planning, financial management, and integrated business topics on entrepreneurship and small business management. Within the concentration, students can elect to study advanced concepts in small business marketing, leadership, family business management, operations management, and business law for entrepreneurs. They may also elect to explore in more depth either small business management or entrepreneurship studies as a function of their concentration electives. Students graduating with the Small Business/Entrepreneurship concentration will be prepared to address the challenges and opportunities specific to small business management and entrepreneurship. In the Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete four required courses: MGT/300 Survey of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Management, MGT401 The Small Business: Structure, Planning, Funding, MGT/418 Evaluating New Business Opportunities, and MGT/465 Small Business and Entrepreneurial Planning. Students must also complete two additional business elective courses (6-credit hours) within the Small Business/Entrepreneurship concentration. Select courses have prerequisite requirements. In addition to the required course of study, students must satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester-credit minimums required for completion of the degree.
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration provides students interested in policing, criminal law, or corrections with an interdisciplinary study of crime and justice in American society. The program's inclusion of interpersonal skills and managerial and administrative subject matter prepares students for positions of responsibility and leadership within the criminal justice community and related professions.
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Services (Bachelor Degree)
There is no description currently for this program.
Bachelor of Science in Human Services (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services (BSHS) provides students the opportunity to learn the skills, knowledge, and attitudes of a professional human service worker. Through course work, students learn about human development, problems in human functioning, programs for helping people with their problems, advocacy and influencing public policy, and crisis intervention.
Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management (BSHS/M) program prepares graduates by giving them knowledge and basic skills to work in the human services industry. The BSHS/M is an integrated program combing academic instruction in the foundations of human services, such as counseling, social work, and psychology, with the management skills of planning, organizing leading, assessing, and evaluating. This program prepares students for careers in management in the growing field of human services. And, is designed to be an applied degree that includes teaching students strategies and techniques of intervention and good management practices. Graduates will be prepared to make interventions at individual, family, group, organizational, and community levels, and to use sound management practices in a variety of human services settings.
Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management (BSHS/M) program prepares graduates by giving them knowledge and basic skills to work in the human services industry. The BSHS/M is an integrated program combing academic instruction in the foundations of human services, such as counseling, social work, and psychology, with the management skills of planning, organizing leading, assessing, and evaluating. This program prepares students for careers in management in the growing field of human services. And, is designed to be an applied degree that includes teaching students strategies and techniques of intervention and good management practices. Graduates will be prepared to make interventions at individual, family, group, organizational, and community levels, and to use sound management practices in a variety of human services settings.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program is focused on the acquisition of theory and technical competencies associated with the information technology profession. The courses provide fundamental knowledge and application in both the information systems function and in system development.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Information System Security (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Information System Security (BSIT/ISS) program provides the knowledge to successfully apply information technology theory and principles to address real world business opportunities and challenges. Under the guidance of practitioner faculty, the student uses innovative digital materials to develop competencies to apply: Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Database Development, Network Technologies, Information Systems Security, Web Technologies and Project Planning. This program's specialization, Information Systems Security, concentrates on the concepts and principles of securing and protecting the information assets of the organization. The curriculum is designed to produce graduates ready to function in information technology positions with the competencies, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in the workplace. It forms the basis for continued career growth, life-long learning as an IT professional, or a future graduate program.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Information System Security (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Information System Security (BSIT/ISS) program provides the knowledge to successfully apply information technology theory and principles to address real world business opportunities and challenges. Under the guidance of practitioner faculty, the student uses innovative digital materials to develop competencies to apply: Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Programming, Database Development, Network Technologies, Information Systems Security, Web Technologies and Project Planning. This program's specialization, Information Systems Security, concentrates on the concepts and principles of securing and protecting the information assets of the organization. The curriculum is designed to produce graduates ready to function in information technology positions with the competencies, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in the workplace. It forms the basis for continued career growth, life-long learning as an IT professional, or a future graduate program.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Information Technology Support (Bachelor Degree)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Information Technology Support
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-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 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.
Continuing Teacher Education (Continuing Education)
The College of Education at the University of Phoenix offers a variety of individual professional growth courses in areas such as technology, special education, reading, math, middle school, administration and early childhood. Some of these Continuing Education (CE) courses may lead to endorsement in a specialty area such as bilingual education or reading. These courses are offered in a concentrated and intensive format consisting of five workshop meetings which are usually offered in a weekend format. A 42-hour Outside Project is required 2 weeks after the last class meeting. For information on obtaining endorsements, contact your state Department of Education.
Continuing Teacher Education (Continuing Education)
The College of Education at the University of Phoenix offers a variety of individual professional growth courses in areas such as technology, special education, reading, math, middle school, administration and early childhood. Some of these Continuing Education (CE) courses may lead to endorsement in a specialty area such as bilingual education or reading. These courses are offered in a concentrated and intensive format consisting of five workshop meetings which are usually offered in a weekend format. A 42-hour Outside Project is required 2 weeks after the last class meeting. For information on obtaining endorsements, contact your state Department of Education.
Continuing Teacher Education (Continuing Education)
The College of Education at the University of Phoenix offers a variety of individual professional growth courses in areas such as technology, special education, reading, math, middle school, administration and early childhood. Some of these Continuing Education (CE) courses may lead to endorsement in a specialty area such as bilingual education or reading. These courses are offered in a concentrated and intensive format consisting of five workshop meetings which are usually offered in a weekend format. A 42-hour Outside Project is required 2 weeks after the last class meeting. For information on obtaining endorsements, contact your state Department of Education.
Professional Development Courses (Continuing Education)
A collection of73 courses consisting of general professional education offerings (in areas such as General Business, Project Management, Human Resources, Leadership, etc.).These topics and courses were selected and developed to meet the expressed needs of the campuses and the external marketplace.

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