Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition varies by educational program and by state. Calculate your costs at the Tuition and Fees page. You may qualify for financial aid, and there are other financial options are available. To learn more call us at 866.744.0766.

The time it takes to complete your degree depends upon several factors, including the number of credits accepted for transfer. You may be able to graduate earlier by earning credits from professional training, the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or previous college courses.

You can begin the admissions process right now by completing our online Information Request Form or by calling us at 866.766.0766. We’ll assign you an enrollment representative who will assist you.

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.

Yes, we accept transfer credits from regionally and select nationally accredited institutions of higher learning. However, certain transfer credits may not be applicable to your degree program.

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 has been placed on Notice by the Higher Learning Commission. 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 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 visit ncahlc.org.

Our faculty members hold master’s or doctoral degrees, and have substantial experience in the fields they teach.

Yes. Students living abroad may be eligible to attend our online campus. For more information please contact a University representative at 602.387.3333.

Please review our list of computer requirements. Depending on modality and course of study, you’ll need access to specific hardware and software. If you have any questions about our guidelines, call our technical support team at 877.832.4867.

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.

If you have questions or experience any difficulties, we offer technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except on major holidays. Technical support can be reached by email, the student website, or by calling 877.832.4867.

You can access our catalogs online. The individual courses catalog and our online and campus programs catalog will show you what’s available.

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