Phoenix! A wonderful place with some wonderful heat! If you have found yourself in the enviable position of renting an apartment in the Phoenix area, you may have noticed that due to the local climate, many people beat the heat by staying indoors during the day and only coming out at night. But why do that when there is so much to enjoy about apartment living in Phoenix!
You work full time, you are active with your friends, and you are truly living life, but what else can you do?
There are also some wonderful opportunities to further your education in Arizona, and the University of Phoenix is beckoning, pleading, for your audience.
The University of Phoenix was founded in 1976 with the simple idea of making higher education highly accessible for working students. Many of the ideas that were pioneered by the University of Arizona, online classes, flexible scheduling, continuous enrollment, evening classes, an online library, e-books and a student centered environment were made further implemented and made exceptional at University of Phoenix!
Based in Arizona, the University of Phoenix offers online classes around the world with over 200 branch campuses. Some of them are as far away as Calgary, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Like any university, UoP has standard admission requirements for incoming freshmen or transfer students. To enter an associate or bachelor degree program, you must: Have earned a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. You must also be employed, but also have the desire to learn and apply the skills that they teach in their courses. Then you need to submit all of your transcripts, high school and college and all official test scores. Among several other admission requirements.
The cost of attendance at the University of Phoenix varies depending on which branch you are entering. So be sure to check on the Website
Although there are no residence halls designed for UoP or it's various branches, the University does promote social interaction through teamwork. Since many of the courses are online, the Universities have created an online community, giving students access to their instructors, and other students in what is known as the "learning team."
Phoenix Arizona for example has a very active nightlife, club scene and is a city dedicated to preserving Native-American heritage. If you are new to the Phoenix area and looking for an apartment or want to upgrade to better accommodations check out some of the apartments in the area near the campus.
Take the challenge!