Student diversity at University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix not only recognizes and embraces the diversity of its students, staff and faculty — we strive to maintain it. Throughout our history, we’ve worked to provide underserved populations with access to higher education.

The University has also continued to partner with nonprofit organizations within the Native American, Hispanic and African-American communities to provide additional resources and support.

University of Phoenix ranks first in total minority graduates with bachelor�s (3,124) and master�s (4,116) degrees
Female students make up about two-thirds of our student body � and about half of our faculty.
Roughly half of our students are minorities � as are approximately 30 percent of our instructors.
The minority student population at University of Phoenix is roughly 25% higher than the national average

References: Borden, V. (2013, July 4), “The Top 100 Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred,” Diverse, 30(11), 20–27.
Borden, V. (2013, July 18), “The Top 100 Graduate Degrees Conferred,” Diverse, 30(12), 19–30.

University of Phoenix has a strong presence at all of the conferences listed below. Attendees who register through the University are eligible for discounted admission.

Diversity partners

We ally with professional organizations in the fields where minorities are underrepresented to promote diversity in the workplace.

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