Frequently Asked Questions
We offer a variety of online and campus-based programs; program availability varies by location. Browse our degree programs and search by “online” or “local campus” to find out what’s offered near you.
University of Phoenix, founded in 1976 is the largest private university in North America. It has been accredited since 1978 by The Higher Learning Commission (ncahlc.org) and is a member of the North Central Association.
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (http://hlcommission.org). Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor. University of Phoenix obtained its most recent 10-year Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2012–13. A comprehensive evaluation is scheduled for 2016–17, and the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation is scheduled for 2022–23. For more information about University of Phoenix accreditations and licensures, please visit http://www.phoenix.edu/about_us/accreditation.html.
Yes. Students living abroad may be eligible to attend online. For more information please contact a University representative at 602.387.3333.
If you’re in an online degree program, you are required to log in and participate four to five days each week, depending on your program. You can choose the days and times.
Student code of conduct
The Student Code of Conduct of University of Phoenix supports the University's mission to provide access to higher education opportunities that enable students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the performance of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.