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University of Phoenix - Arizona Overview

University of Phoenix - Arizona is a private for-profit institution located in Tempe, Arizona. Tempe is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is University of Phoenix - Arizona Known For?

22,139 Undergraduate Awards
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UOPX - Arizona.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 4% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, UOPX - Arizona bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $47,100 a year. That's about 15% more than their peers at other schools.

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University of Phoenix - Arizona Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UOPX - Arizona has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#115 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UOPX - Arizona.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Behavioral Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UOPX - Arizona has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#16 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#24 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#48 Best Business Associate’s Degree Schools Business Degree Central
#58 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is University of Phoenix - Arizona?

Location of University of Phoenix - Arizona

Contact details for UOPX - Arizona are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4035 South Riverpoint Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85040
Phone: 866-766-0766
Website: https://www.phoenix.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/universityofphoenix
Twitter: http://twitter.com/uopx

How Do I Get Into UOPX - Arizona?

You can apply to UOPX - Arizona online at: https://myapply.phoenix.edu

University of Phoenix - Arizona has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford University of Phoenix - Arizona?

78% Take Out Loans
12.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UOPX - Arizona, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,207 a year. That adds up to $28,828 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UOPX - Arizona is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

University of Phoenix - Arizona Undergraduate Student Diversity

74,061 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 21,716 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 74,061 full-time undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UOPX - Arizona

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Phoenix - Arizona students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UOPX - Arizona Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 902
Black or African American 15,585
Hispanic or Latino 8,042
White 21,046
International Students 1,164
Other Races/Ethnicities 27,322

Geographic Diversity

Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at University of Phoenix - Arizona. At this time, all 50 states and the District of Columbia are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at University of Phoenix - Arizona

94,472 Took All Classes Online
94,814 Took At Least One Class Online
-15.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 38 bachelor’s degree and 26 master’s degree programs available online at UOPX - Arizona. In 2017-2018, 94,814 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UOPX - Arizona has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UOPX - Arizona

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Phoenix - Arizona was -15.6%. This is the #223 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UOPX - Arizona regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UOPX - Arizona majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 5%
Business Administration & Management 7%
Business, Management & Marketing 5%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 8%
Communication & Journalism 5%
Communication & Media Studies 5%
Community Organization & Advocacy 61%
Curriculum & Instruction 9%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 3%
General Biology 5%
General English Literature 11%
Human Development & Family Studies 3%
Human Resource Management 9%
Instructional Media Design 38%
Management Information Systems 9%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 89%
Marketing 2%
Mental & Social Health Services 30%
Natural Resources & Conservation 5%
Natural Resources Conservation 5%
Public Administration 34%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UOPX - Arizona ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UOPX - Arizona.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching Assistants #4
Sustainability Science #5
Computer Systems Analysis #5
Dispute Resolution #5
Other Psychology #6
General Biology #7
Writing Studies #9
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #10
Teaching English or French #11
General English Literature #15
Hospitality Management #16
Behavioral Science #16
Computer Programming #18
Computer Systems Networking #18
History #19
History #19
Human Development & Family Studies #19
Computer Software & Applications #21
Natural Resources Conservation #21
English Language & Literature #21
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #22
Entrepreneurial Studies #22
Health & Physical Education #23
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #24
Natural Resources & Conservation #25
Curriculum & Instruction #25
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #25
Special Education #26
Teacher Education Subject Specific #26
Health Sciences & Services #29
Homeland Security #33
Communication & Media Studies #37
Management Information Systems #37
Mental & Social Health Services #39
Finance & Financial Management #40
Human Services #42
Communication & Journalism #50
Public Administration #54
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #55
Teacher Education Grade Specific #57
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #62
Liberal Arts General Studies #62
Marketing #65
Computer Information Systems #67
Nursing #68
Educational Administration #70
Psychology #74
Information Technology #74
Public Administration & Social Service #79
Human Resource Management #87
Accounting #97
Computer & Information Sciences #100
Criminal Justice & Corrections #104
Education #105
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #110
Health & Medical Administrative Services #114
Business Administration & Management #144
Health Professions #148
Business, Management & Marketing #154

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Phoenix - Arizona Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 1,557 1,844 5,300 120 1,750 110 10,681
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1,000 192 1,370 10 666 44 3,282
Criminal Justice & Corrections 273 495 956 0 214 0 1,938
Computer Information Systems 9 758 810 17 56 0 1,650
Accounting 67 410 532 183 288 0 1,480
Human Resource Management 788 0 97 242 159 0 1,286
Nursing 0 0 614 2 640 23 1,279
Behavioral Science 0 111 988 0 0 0 1,099
Information Technology 809 8 72 119 0 0 1,008
Human Services 205 53 528 0 0 0 786
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 231 0 278 0 509
Other Psychology 0 0 0 0 498 0 498
Computer Programming 382 4 53 0 0 0 439
Marketing 231 0 42 47 54 0 374
Communication & Media Studies 94 0 271 0 0 0 365
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 283 60 343
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 283 47 330
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 44 258 25 327
Public Administration 0 0 25 0 214 0 239
Finance & Financial Management 143 0 34 0 42 0 219
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 189 0 0 0 189
General English Literature 0 0 178 0 0 0 178
Hospitality Management 75 10 0 0 0 0 85
Computer Software & Applications 60 1 17 0 0 0 78
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 77 0 0 0 77
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 70 0 70
Computer Systems Analysis 8 0 11 46 0 0 65
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 23 42 0 65
Special Education 0 0 0 0 49 0 49
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0 41 0 41
Homeland Security 24 0 13 0 0 0 37
Teaching Assistants 0 28 0 0 0 0 28
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 0 24 24
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 20 0 0 0 20
General Biology 0 0 19 0 0 0 19
Writing Studies 0 19 0 0 0 0 19
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 17 0 0 0 0 17
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 1 0 0 12 13
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
History 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Sustainability Science 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dispute Resolution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5,736 3,950 12,453 853 5,885 345 29,222

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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