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University of Phoenix-Richmond-Virginia Beach Campus

University of Phoenix-Richmond-Virginia Beach Campus is college with 640 students located in Richmond, VA.

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Overview

Overview

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Located off Broad Street Road and Interstate 64, the University of Phoenix Richmond Campus provides busy adults in the Richmond, Virginia area with a way to earn bachelor's and master's degrees conveniently and efficiently from an accredited institution. University of Phoenix in Virginia is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. In addition, many of the individual programs within the University are accredited by recognized organizations. If you're interested in earning a bachelor's or master's degree but worry about having time to meet your work, family and other commitments, the Richmond Campus is here to meet your needs and help you fulfill your educational goal.

As a student, your classes at the Richmond Campus will meet only once per week, generally in the evening. In addition, you'll meet with your learning team once a week to complete class assignments and develop presentations. This convenient schedule enables you to earn a living while earning your college degree. Plus, your learning team can help you develop vital communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills.

Additionally, University of Phoenix programs allow you to gain current knowledge and real-world insight. Degree programs are designed by academic professionals, often in collaboration with industry professionals, to ensure quality, relevance and rigor.

It's also important to know that degree programs are regularly updated, and taught by qualified faculty members. In fact, University of Phoenix faculty members have advanced degrees and substantial experience in the fields they teach. They are trained to facilitate small, interactive classes while teaching the latest theories and techniques and sharing practical, applicable knowledge.

If you are unable to attend class at the Richmond Campus, several bachelor's and master's degree programs that can be completed online are available. Online associate's degree programs also are offered through University of Phoenix.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 640
Gender 43% Male / 57% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 83% 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 15%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 3%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 39%
Black or African American 37%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Business Administration and Management (79%), Behavioral Sciences (9%), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (9%), Human Services (2%)

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 with a combined or undifferentiated focus on the social sciences, psychology, and biomedical sciences to study complex problems of human individual and social growth and behavior.

Job Opportunities:

Life Scientists, All Other
All life scientists not listed separately.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
All social scientists and related workers not listed separately.
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
All community and social service specialists not listed separately.

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 15
Student : Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 66 : 33
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 6

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,165 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $17,966
$30K-$48K $19,081
$48K-$75K $19,486

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $9,462, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,552 Same as On-Campus
Fees $760 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,230
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $11,312 $17,542

Students Receiving Aid

86% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 83% $9,103
Federal Scholarships/Grants 83% $5,291
Institutional Grants 23% $580
Other Federal Grants 9% $500
Pell Grants 83% $5,239
Student Loans 83% $9,103

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

31% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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