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University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus is college with 271 students located in Birmingham, AL.

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The University of Phoenix Birmingham, Alabama Campus provides flexible education options for working adults. You can pursue your degree at a University of Phoenix location in Alabama, through the Online Campus, or at the nearby campus on Hwy 280 in Shelby County. We offer bachelor's, and master's degree programs in a range of subject areas, including business and nursing. Associate's degree programs are also available through the Online Campus. If you choose to pursue your degree online, you can log on to participate in class when and where you choose. You'll use electronic forums to submit your coursework and communicate with your instructors. There's no need to travel to the campus for college courses when you choose this option, though all the resources available for students at the Birmingham Campus are also available to students who take courses online. If you choose to enroll in an on-campus degree program, you will attend class just once per week in the evening. Courses last five to six weeks, and you can take them back-to-back to earn your degree sooner than you may think. With a schedule like this, you can take college courses and continue to make time for work, family and recreation.

Technology is a priority for both Online Campus students and Birmingham Campus students. Electronic course materials are delivered via an innovative learning portal. You'll also use this portal to access the University's eBook collection, online writing and math labs, virtual organizations, a comprehensive online library and more.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 271
Gender 21% Male / 79% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 76% 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 19%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 26%
Black or African American 51%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management (60%), Accounting and Business/Management (25%), Business Administration and Management (10%), Long Term Care Administration/Management (5%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

An integrated or combined program in accounting and business administration/management that prepares individuals to function as accountants and business managers.

Job Opportunities:

Financial Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.
Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Financial Analysts
Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

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.

A program that prepares individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day care, home health services, and other long term care settings and agencies serving the elderly and disabled. Includes instruction in social and clinical aspects of aging, health care delivery systems, nursing home administration, assisted living administration, aging policy and government programs, ethics, business management, financial management, human resource management, marketing, and applicable laws 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.

Administration & Faculty

President William Pepicello, PhD
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 8
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 12 : 87
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 12

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,806 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,761
$30K-$48K $23,918
$48K-$75K $22,368

Sticker Price

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

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,870 Same as On-Campus
Fees $760 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,230
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $11,630 $17,860

Students Receiving Aid

76% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 84% $8,514
Federal Scholarships/Grants 76% $5,150
Institutional Grants 14% $658
Other Federal Grants 11% $500
Pell Grants 76% $5,079
Student Loans 84% $8,514

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

10% of students graduated in six years.

32% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Salaries

The typical (median) early career salary of University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus graduates is $39,500, according to Payscale.

Rankings

PayScale

#1012 Starting Median Salary Rankings

WalletHub

#101 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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