College Profile: University of Phoenix-Houston 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.
 
11451 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX
77079-2004
713-465-9966 (general)
713-465-9966 (financial aid)
713-465-9966 (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: 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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University of Phoenix-Houston Campus Website
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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
Local|federal|any
 
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
6,783 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
Yes 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/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/e-Business (Bachelor Degree)
Bachelor of Science in Business/e-Business
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/Green and Sustainable Enterprise 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, 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 Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration will prepare students for management careers based on sustainable business practices. The program emphasizes the development of skills in operating standards, enterprise planning, social responsibility, sustainable management techniques. Upon completion of this program students will possess the knowledge and skills needed to manage business enterprises for a sustainable future. In the Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration, 18 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete four required courses: BUS/284 (Survey of Green and Sustainable Business),MGT/360 (Sustainable Enterprise Management), BUS/372 (Business Sustainable Standards), and MGT/470 (Sustainable Enterprise Planning). Students must also complete two additional business elective courses (6-credit hours) within the Sustainable Enterprise Management concentration. 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 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/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/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 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.
Human Resources Management Certificate (Certificate Program)
The Certificate Program in Human Resource Management addresses issues which the human resource professional faces daily, from legal matters to staff recruitment and development. This program is designed for those who have functional responsibility to carry out the duties of an organization?s human resource department; seasoned human resource staff members wishing to keep current; newcomers to the field requiring new knowledge and skills; and specialists wanting to broaden their knowledge.
Professional Certificate/Call Center Professional (Certificate Program)
Call Center Management Professional Certificate (CCP) is a six-course, application based, undergraduate level certificate program. Students enrolled in this program will learn about and develop critical call center management skills with an emphasis on both strategic and tactical call center personnel, operations, and customer relationship management. This program provides the forum for understanding, utilizing, and capitalizing on emerging trends in the call center environment. The CCP program also places an emphasis on the call center management body of knowledge aligned with the core competencies established by Call Center Industry Advisory Council (CIAC).
Project Management Certificate (Certificate Program)
The Professional Certificate in Project Management focuses on the professional success of its students. It emphasizes real-world application with assignments designed to apply the newfound skills and knowledge to the workplace. Practical study materials, team activities, and presentations to the class foster teamwork, critical thinking, self-confidence, and application of project technical and leadership skills. This program is consistent with generally accepted project management principles, including the project management processes and knowledge areas.

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