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University of Phoenix - Arizona Data & Information Overview

1,487 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
9% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is University of Phoenix - Arizona Ranked?

#107 Best Colleges in Nation
#1 Best Colleges in AZ
Business Administration & Management Highest Ranked Major
Quality Badge

2023 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Phoenix - Arizona was awarded 1,487 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, UOPX - Arizona is ranked #107 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UOPX - Arizona held the #344 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UOPX - Arizona is also ranked #1 out of 26 schools in Arizona.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UOPX - Arizona?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into University of Phoenix - Arizona, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Is University of Phoenix - Arizona a Good Match for You?
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University of Phoenix - Arizona Faculty

77 to 1 Student to Faculty
4% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At University of Phoenix - Arizona, the student to faculty ratio is 77 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Phoenix - Arizona is 4%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  4 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Phoenix - Arizona

42% Freshmen Retention
1% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 42% rate at University of Phoenix - Arizona is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  42 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UOPX - Arizona is 1%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  1 out of 100

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University of Phoenix - Arizona Undergraduate Student Diversity

69,408 Full-Time Undergraduates
34.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
70.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 69,408 full-time undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona.

How Much Does University of Phoenix - Arizona Cost?

$13,038 Net Price
84% Take Out Loans
$28,144 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of UOPX - Arizona is $13,038. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UOPX - Arizona

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$12,322 $13,404 $15,731 $17,807 $17,741

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UOPX - Arizona, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 84% of students took out student loans averaging $7,036 a year. That adds up to $28,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UOPX - Arizona is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UOPX - Arizona Graduates Make?

$39,382 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UOPX - Arizona make around $39,382 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at University of Phoenix - Arizona make the most money.

Location of University of Phoenix - Arizona

Arizona State
69,408 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
University of Phoenix - Arizona is a private for-profit institution situated in Tempe, Arizona. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for UOPX - Arizona are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4035 South Riverpoint Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85040
Phone: 866-766-0766

University of Phoenix - Arizona Majors

42 Majors With Completions
16,499 Undergraduate Degrees
6,765 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 42 majors graduated from University of Phoenix - Arizona. Of these students, 16,499 received undergraduate degrees and 6,765 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 5,939 $49,674
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1,628 $38,040
Nursing 876 $86,805
Criminal Justice & Corrections 805 $39,195
Computer Information Systems 798 $51,875
Accounting 609 $44,552
Teacher Education Grade Specific 410 $35,017
Behavioral Science 350 $32,579
Community Organization & Advocacy 346 $38,488
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 255 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Phoenix - Arizona along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UOPX - Arizona

100% Take At Least One Class Online
100% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 89,402 students took at least one online class at University of Phoenix - Arizona. This is a decrease from the 94,128 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 89,402 89,353
2018-2019 94,128 93,938
2017-2018 94,814 94,472
2016-2017 102,495 101,938
2015-2016 129,332 128,410

Learn more about online learning at University of Phoenix - Arizona.

Notes and 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.


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