University of Phoenix

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Introduction to University of Phoenix

The University of Phoenix first established in 1976 by Dr. John Sperling. Today, the school offers a wide selection of associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

Student Life at University Of Phoenix

While the University of Phoenix offers campus instruction, its primary focus is to provide flexible learning opportunities for working adults. Thanks to these distance education options, students can pursue an online degree while enjoying the freedom that comes with setting their own study schedules.

FAQs on University of Phoenix

Is University Of Phoenix Accredited?

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. Notice is a Commission sanction indicating that an institution is pursuing a course of action that, if continued, could lead it to be out of compliance with one or more Criteria for Accreditation. An institution on Notice remains accredited. At the end of the Notice period, The Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees may remove the sanction, place the institution on Probation if the identified concerns have not been addressed, or take other action. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org.

What Are Some Requirements for the University Of Phoenix?

Each online degree option at the University of Phoenix has unique admission requirements.

Can I Receive Financial Aid From the University Of Phoenix?

Students can complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine if they can receive grants, loans and other forms of assistance for distance education programs. The University of Phoenix also offers a number of payment options.