The University of phoenix is located at Phoenix, Arizona, USA and its motto is Thinking Ahead. University of phoenix is for profit private institute of higher learning. University of phoenix has a current enrollment of 420,700 undergraduate students and 78,000 graduate. Dr. John Sperling had founded the school in 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona and Apollo Group, Inc. had owned it. More than 200 campuses worldwide have the university and over 100 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, it confers degrees. University of phoenix student portal provides students programs online so student can go for login at the official website of phoenix.edu.
The university was among the first providing an online program for students, by 1989. For the 2008 fiscal year, the school was the top recipient of student financial aid funds and receiving nearly $2.48 billion for students enrolled. The University does not participate in intercollegiate sports due to University paid $154.5 million for 20 year naming rights for advertising purposes. By buying the naming rights to a football stadium it simply linked its name to sports, instead of heavy spending on a sports program to increase name recognition, as many traditional schools do.
In forty cities the University has campuses and learning centers, at the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Chile, and the Netherlands etc. The campuses offer additional programs and services when the school specializes in online programs. Online students are also able to utilize tutoring/social centers which can also be used for social and student learning interactions.
Several different programs of study are offered by the university, all administered through four colleges:
The school offers for teachers and practitioners, continuing education courses, for companies, professional development courses and for military personnel, specialized courses of study in addition to its traditional education programs. During each course, Students spend 20 to 24 hours with an instructor and about 40 hours compared with at a traditional university. By working on projects for four or five hours per week, the University also requires students to teach one another Some academicians and former students feel the abbreviated courses and the use of learning teams results in an inferior education.
An electronic library, textbooks and other ancillary material are the resources, which is required for the course of class-specific online for access of students. To make the books easier to use when working on research papers and other documents, search features and hyperlinks to glossary terms are included by the electronic textbooks, the University said. University of Phoenix students also have access to software required for coursework through their online portal or eCampus.
In 1978, Higher Learning Commission (HLC) as a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) had regionally accredited The University of Phoenix
A variety of the University of Phoenix, especially degree programs are as follows:
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited the B.S. in Nursing and the M.S. in nursing degree programs.
The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredited all business programs from the Associate to the Doctoral levels. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) for accreditation of business schools recognizes the ACBSP and AACSB.
There are three principal accrediting agencies for business programs:
Teacher Education Accreditation:
The Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years preaccredits The M.A. in Education degree program. The U.S. Department of Education and the CHEA have recognized the TEAC.
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited the M.S. in counseling degree program in Community Counseling and the M.S. in counseling degree program in Mental Health Counseling. The CHEA has recognized the CACREP.
Phoenix student portal Login
If you want to login the University of Phoenix Student Portal then you have to enter your username and password and then click on login. If you are not a member of this site then you have to go for registration New to campus? Sign up here under the head of login.
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