University of Phoenix Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.24 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 2,282 respondents

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School Information

  • School Accreditation: HLC and NCA HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: CCNE
  • Campus Setting: City: Large, City: Small, City: Midsize, Suburb: Large, Rural: Fringe
  • Student Population: 172,313 (138,839 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 35 to 1
  • Annual Tuition: $13,343 - $17,529
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2013

The cons of my graduate program is technology. I believe the platform for new classroom environment is not effective. The platform has had many technical malfunctions, many students have dropped out of classes, student workload has increased (often at the last minute), compatibility issues have increased stress levels, and has made learning a chore. The pros of my graduate program existed prior to the implementation of the new classroom environment platform. I enjoy learning because instructors interacted and taught based on real life circumstances. The curriculum and objectives were challenging but were completed with outstanding efforts because the necessary tools for success were implemented and provided.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2013

I really enjoy the University of Phoenix. I will be graduating with my MBA in November and am proud to say I will also be starting the Organizational Leadership Doctorate Program in January. The only things I wish were different would be the time to get financial aid monies, dealing with learning teams and the overall price of the school. Otherwise I am one happy student. Thank you.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Easy to work and go to school. Excellent versatility for people that work and go to school. The school does a good job of allowing you the easy of use and the new format is very easy to use.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Resources
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of my graduate program have assisted me in my current work culture. The cons of my program is that htere not enough funds avaiable for me to complete the program.
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros are that it is all online which make it convenient for those who are busy. There are various resources available for students. The text book is all online and search friendly. We can communicate to all students via discussion board and can view, read or respond at our convenience. Cons are that it is very expensive. There is no face to face interaction. Group learning teams can be a challenge if students are not working enough.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

The best things the University of Phoenix have to offer are that i can access a graduate level education anywhere and anytime I am available. It has resources for using smart phones to access school resources and has a fairly user-friendly online classroom format. I'm only just starting out in the program, but am already impressed by how active the instructor is in the online discussions. Also I think the discussion questions are thought-provoking and help us internalize the material from our readings. The program is well-scaffolded and there is a lot of support for students who are struggling. There are also a lot of informative and useful career planning applications, ranging from personality surveys to interactive career flowchart design tools. There are some problems with the homegrown writing template. It badly needs to be updated for compatibility issues with newer versions of Office. Also, since it is online, you miss out on the experience of socializing with people and the networking that goes with that.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2013

The pros of my graduate program was the ability to achieve a degree in a field that matter to me. I was able to take the necessary courses to achieve and still be a full-time parent to my son. The cons of the graduate program was that it did not have an internship to allow us as students in the program to apply the skills that we had learned into various fields and roles in our lives or the workplace.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2012

I like the career coach and resources you are offered after graduation
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The rigor of the program is what I expected for a doctorate degree. The requirements have pushed me to do things I did not think I was capable of. The faculty at UOPX is incredible. They have great experience in the field and work with students on research studies for publication and presentation.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2014

The acacdemi support was for the most part great. My second academic advisor is great as well as my second financial aid advisor is. Maybe that is why the first ones are no longer there. Program was challenging. The concept of having regular group projects via technology was the most challenging and also rewarding. This simulates real life - doing project s with fols you don't know with varying levels of abilities and dedication. Taught good skills on teamwork and humility.
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