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Argosy University-Chicago

Argosy University-Chicago is college with 296 students located in Chicago, IL.

Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Open Admissions, Research University


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Centered in the heart of downtown Chicago, our campus is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, public transportation, as well as cultural and entertainment venues. Located on North Michigan Avenue, Argosy University is just a few blocks from Millennium Park and is easily accessible by bus or subway. If you've never attended classes in Downtown Chicago, you don't know what you're missing!

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 296
Gender 30% Male / 70% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 25% Full Time / 75% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 85% 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
White 12%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 13%
Ethnicity Unknown 4%
Black or African American 67%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

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Popular Majors

Psychology (65%), Business Administration and Management (31%), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (3%)

Majors Offered


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.


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 general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President Ron Kimberling
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 20
Student : Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 45 : 55
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100




Regular Decision

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,829 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,695
$30K-$48K $21,659
$48K-$75K $22,297

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,464, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,464 Same as On-Campus
Fees $199 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $4,992
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $14,663 $19,655

Students Receiving Aid

85% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 88% $7,762
Federal Scholarships/Grants 85% $4,881
Institutional Grants 12% $2,229
Other Federal Grants 58% $1,034
Pell Grants 85% $4,179
Student Loans 88% $7,762

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

36% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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Washington Monthly

#37 National Universities - Overall Score
#155 National Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#155 National Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#156 National Universities - Faculty National Academies Rank
#162 National Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#218 National Universities - Faculty Awards Rank
#222 National Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#244 National Universities - Overall Rank
#255 National Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#258 National Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#258 National Universities - ROTC Rank
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