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Located in Tempe, Arizona, University of Phoenix - Arizona is a private for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Tempe makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

614 Undergraduate Degrees
665 Graduate Degrees

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University of Phoenix - Arizona Rankings

UOPX - Arizona is ranked #4 out of 15 schools in Arizona.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’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
#10 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UOPX - Arizona has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#16 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#19 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#36 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

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:

As long as you submit the requested materials to University of Phoenix - Arizona when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford University of Phoenix - Arizona?

78% Take Out Loans
12.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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

72,485 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 22,239 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 72,485 full-time undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, 31% are male and 69% 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 1,020
Black or African American 15,643
Hispanic or Latino 8,448
White 20,985
International Students 132
Other Races/Ethnicities 26,257

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 2nd 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 #101 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UOPX - Arizona regardless of major.

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
Nursing Education #23
Nursing Administration #32
Registered Nursing #53
Nursing #68

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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 614 0 0 0 614
Nursing Administration 0 0 373 0 373
Nursing Education 0 2 222 0 224
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 45 0 45
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0 23 23
TOTAL 614 2 640 23 1,279


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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