College Profile: University of Phoenix-Central Valley 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.
 
45 Riverpark Place West
Fresno, CA
93720-1552
800-266-2107 (general)
559-451-0334 (financial aid)
559-451-0334 (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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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
2,919 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 degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes 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 degree program with a concentration in Accounting promotes identification with and orientation to the accounting profession. Core competencies in technology, critical thinking, and communication are emphasized throughout the curriculum. Students also have broad exposure to varied business disciplines, including management, organizational behavior, economics, statistics and finance.
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)
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/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 today?s 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/Organizational Innovation (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Organizational Innovation encourages students to bridge the gap between traditional business thinking and an innovative, design-focused philosophy. In this concentration, students learn to apply design principles, innovative practices, and creativity to develop business processes, strategies, services and products.
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 Communication (Bachelor Degree)
This program is designed for students who want to build on their personal and professional communication experiences. Emphasizing theory and application in the domains of interpersonal, small group, organizational and mass communication, the Bachelor of Science in Communication degree enhances the communication skills necessary for the development of professional competence and values; critical thinking and problem solving; information utilization; and collaboration.
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 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 Human Services (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services program addresses the knowledge and basic skills used in the human services industry. The program integrates applied skills with academic instruction in the foundations of human services, drawn from such disciplines as counseling, social work and psychology. It is designed to help students develop the educational foundation and capabilities needed to provide services in a variety of community human services settings.
Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management program is designed to provide the knowledge and basic skills needed by managers in todays human services industry. The program combines 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.
Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management program is designed to provide the knowledge and basic skills needed by managers in todays human services industry. The program combines 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.
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-Business System Analysis (Bachelor Degree)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Business System Analysis
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-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)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications (Bachelor Degree)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications (Bachelor Degree)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Software Engineering (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Software Engineering (BSIT/SE) 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 ? Project Planning This program?s specialization, Software Engineering, concentrates on principles of software application development. 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/Software Engineering (Bachelor Degree)
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology/Software Engineering (BSIT/SE) 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 ? Project Planning This program?s specialization, Software Engineering, concentrates on principles of software application development. 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-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.
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.
Finance Certificate (Certificate Program)
There is no description currently for this program.
Health Care 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.
Health Care 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.
Human Resources Management Certificate (Certificate Program)
The Certificate Program in Human Resource Management addresses issues that the human resource employee faces daily, from legal matters to staff recruitment and development. This program series 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; or specialists wanting to broaden their knowledge. Major topic areas that are covered include the role of human resources; employment practices; employment law; compensation; benefits, safety, and health; and employee development. Students acquire knowledge and skills that are essential in order to face the challenges of the human resource profession.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Technology Management Certificate (Bachelor's degree Required) (Certificate Program)
The importance of management in a technical environment is a core concept of the Technology Management Certificate Program. Technical is defined to be much broader than computer information systems and technology. It includes engineering, pharmaceutical, chemical, and other technical enterprises. The program and its faculty and staff are dedicated to the linkage of technical and business cultures as integrated functions of the technology-based organization and to the creation and maintenance of an innovative environment for management of change throughout the creation-to-application spectrum of technology development.
Visual Communication Certificate (Certificate Program)
Visual Communication Certificate

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