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University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus

University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus is college with 271 students located in Walker, MI.

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Selectivity
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Outcomes
Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Open Admissions

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Overview

Overview

University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus says

At the University of Phoenix West Michigan Campus in Grand Rapids, you can choose a learning format that meets your particular schedule or learning needs. Some courses are offered on campus at this University of Phoenix location in Michigan, but many are also available through our Online Campus. Depending on the degree program you choose to pursue, some classes are available in both formats, giving you control over your schedule. Online classes offer benefits to students. Coursework can be completed in any location, as long as you have an Internet connection. Coursework and communication is done through electronic forums. Additionally, you choose the days and times when you want to log in and work.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 271
Gender 28% Male / 72% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 98% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 26%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 3%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 34%
Black or African American 31%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (41%), Business Administration and Management (31%), Human Services (17%), Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management (10%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other health care facilities. Includes instruction in facilities planning, building and operations management, business management, financial management and insurance, fund-raising and marketing, public relations, human resources management and labor relations, health care facilities operations, principles of health care delivery, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Job Opportunities:

Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Social and Human Service Assistants
Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
All community and social service specialists not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

President William Pepicello, PhD
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 9
Student : Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 55 : 44
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 11

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 30/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,908 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,929
$48K-$75K $22,548

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,560, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $11,184 Same as On-Campus
Fees $760 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,230
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $11,944 $18,174

Students Receiving Aid

98% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 99% $8,478
Federal Scholarships/Grants 98% $5,446
Institutional Grants 17% $523
Other Federal Grants 10% $500
Pell Grants 98% $5,394
Student Loans 99% $8,478

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://faw.phoenix.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.phoenix.edu/tuition_and_financial_options/tuition_and_fees.html.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

14% of students graduated in six years.

30% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Salaries

The typical (median) early career salary of University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus graduates is $38,700, according to Payscale.

Rankings

PayScale

#890 Starting Median Salary Rankings

Washington Monthly

#59 Baccalaureate Colleges - Research Expenditures Rank
#98 Baccalaureate Colleges - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#100 Baccalaureate Colleges - Community Service Participation Rank
#138 Baccalaureate Colleges - ROTC Rank
#158 Baccalaureate Colleges - Peace Corps Rank
#205 Baccalaureate Colleges - Bachelor's to PhD rank
#255 Baccalaureate Colleges - Overall Rank
#292 Baccalaureate Colleges - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#327 Baccalaureate Colleges - Graduation Rate Rank
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