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University of Phoenix - Arizona is a private for-profit institution located in Tempe, Arizona. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

259 Undergraduate Degrees
1,065 Graduate Degrees

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University of Phoenix - Arizona Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UOPX - Arizona has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Online Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Online Teaching Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UOPX - Arizona.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Instructional Media Design Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Online Teaching Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Online Curriculum & Instruction Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Online Educational Administration Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Phoenix - Arizona?

Location of University of Phoenix - Arizona

Contact details for UOPX - Arizona are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4035 South Riverpoint Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85040
Phone: 866-766-0766

How Do I Get Into UOPX - Arizona?

You can apply to UOPX - Arizona online at:

University of Phoenix - Arizona has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford University of Phoenix - Arizona?

78% Take Out Loans
12.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UOPX - Arizona, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,207 a year. That adds up to $28,828 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UOPX - Arizona is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

University of Phoenix - Arizona Undergraduate Student Diversity

74,061 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 21,716 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 74,061 full-time undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UOPX - Arizona

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Phoenix - Arizona students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UOPX - Arizona Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 902
Black or African American 15,585
Hispanic or Latino 8,042
White 21,046
International Students 1,164
Other Races/Ethnicities 27,322

Geographic Diversity

Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at University of Phoenix - Arizona. At this time, all 50 states and the District of Columbia are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at University of Phoenix - Arizona

94,472 Took All Classes Online
94,814 Took At Least One Class Online
-15.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 38 bachelor’s degree and 26 master’s degree programs available online at UOPX - Arizona. In 2017-2018, 94,814 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UOPX - Arizona has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 3rd most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UOPX - Arizona

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Phoenix - Arizona was -15.6%. This is the #122 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UOPX - Arizona regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UOPX - Arizona majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Curriculum & Instruction 9%
Curriculum & Instruction 9%
Early Childhood Education 42%
Educational/Instructional Technology 38%
General Educational Leadership & Administration 4%
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 17%
Instructional Media Design 38%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UOPX - Arizona ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UOPX - Arizona.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Education #2
Adult & Continuing Education Administration #2
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching #3
Teaching Assistants #4
Teacher Assistant/Aide #4
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor #10
Teaching English or French #11
Secondary Education #16
General Special Education #23
Elementary Education #25
Curriculum & Instruction #25
Curriculum & Instruction #25
Teacher Education Subject Specific #26
Special Education #26
Early Childhood Education #40
General Educational Leadership & Administration #46
Teacher Education Grade Specific #57
Educational Administration #70

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Phoenix - Arizona Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Elementary Education 0 205 150 0 355
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 283 47 330
Adult & Continuing Education Administration 0 0 167 0 167
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 116 48 164
Secondary Education 0 0 128 0 128
General Special Education 0 0 49 0 49
Health Education 0 0 41 0 41
Teacher Assistant/Aide 28 0 0 0 28
Early Childhood Education 0 26 0 0 26
Educational/Instructional Technology 0 0 0 24 24
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 0 0 12 12
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching 0 0 0 0 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 28 231 934 131 1,324


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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