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 Transfer SUCCESS Table of Contents Where do I start?.. . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Transfer Services. . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Degree Pathways.. . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Transfer Tips & Checklist . . . 12 –13

AAS to BAS Transfer. . . . . . . . . . 6

Transfer Thursdays!. . . . . . . . . . 14

I want to transfer but can I afford it? . . .. . . . . . . . . 7

University Articulation Agreements. . . . . . . . . . . . 15 –17

10 steps to a successful transfer. . . . . . . . . . 8 – 9

AWC Campus Map. . . . . . . . . . 18

Cool Tools for Transfer. . . . . . . . 10

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Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

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Where do I start? Arizona Western College provides an affordable way for you to progress toward a bachelor’s degree by completing the first two years at AWC and then transferring to a four-year college or university. You will save money, learn from highly qualified faculty, and get to know yourself as a student by starting your college education at Arizona Western College.

What do I need to take? Whether you are decided or undecided about a major, if you know that you will eventually transfer to a university, it’s best to begin with the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC). AGEC is a 35–39 semester-credit, general education program of study that fulfills lowerdivision general education requirements. Completion of the AGEC with a grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale guarantees assured admission to any of the Arizona state public universities if you are a resident student. Once you complete the AGEC, you are more than halfway to completing an associate’s degree. Meet with an academic advisor to determine if an AGEC is appropriate for your degree or program. If it is, an advisor can help you select the AGEC courses that apply toward your major. www.AZTransfer.com

Why should I transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree? Preparing for a successful career in a demanding job market requires advanced education. Benefits of completing a bachelor’s degree include increased career opportunities, knowledge, and skills that keep you competitive in the job market. The amount of education you receive also influences lifelong earnings. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the highest graduate earnings are coupled with the highest levels of educational attainment. Graduates who hold a bachelor’s degree earn nearly twice the lifelong earnings of workers who have only a high school diploma.

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What are my degree options? If you are just out of high school, beginning or returning to college, or seeking lifelong education, you will find that AWC offers a wide range of opportunities. The college offers academic associate’s degrees that will prepare you to transfer to a four-year university. Depending on the bachelor’s degree you plan to pursue, you can select from these transfer degrees: Associate in Arts (AA) Associate in Business (ABUS) Associate in Science (AS) Work with a college advisor to determine which associate’s degree is the best preparation for your university major. Note: Specialized transfer options are also available for students who successfully complete Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees. AAS graduates are eligible for admission into a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program at any Arizona public university offering the BAS degree. Please meet with an academic advisor to discuss AAS to BAS pathways.

Why should I earn an associate’s degree first? Besides acknowledging your efforts and providing you with a sense of completion and achievement, your degree may offer you several of these advantages:

• Helps you qualify for a job or promotion • Guarantees admission into many universities • Meets transfer conditions for specific pograms • Prepares you academically to enter university programs • Shapes your plan at a four-year college or university • Assures a smooth transition by maximizing the applicability and transferability of your academic credits

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Degree Pathways When it comes to Degree Pathways, students have many choices.

Associate in Arts (AA)

Associate in General Studies (AGS)

The Associate in Arts degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In general, the components of the degree meet requirements for majors in the Liberal Arts or programs of study other than business or science, and will transfer as a block without loss of credit to Arizona’s public universities and other institutions with district-wide articulation agreements. The AGEC-A (Arizona General Education Curriculum – Arts) is a component within the AA degree. The Associate in Arts, Fine Arts is offered as a customized pathway within the AA requirements, with specific versions for Dance, Art, and Theatre.

The Associate in General Studies degree is recommended for students whose educational goals require flexibility. The AGS allows students to select courses numbered 100-or-above, transferable or not, to complete the degree. Therefore, this degree may be less appropriate for students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university. When a specific major and/or transfer university is selected by an AGS student, it is usually advisable to consider alternate degree pathways more closely aligned with university requirements.

Associate in Business (ABUS)

The Associate in Applied Science degree is recommended for students who wish to gain a depth of technical expertise by completing one of the district’s occupational programs. There are 38 active AAS programs at this time that are offered district-wide. The AAS degree does not include an AGEC, however general education courses are required (specific courses vary by degree). Although students planning to transfer are generally advised to pursue one of the AGEC-based degrees listed (e.g., AA, AS), AAS to BAS pathways are available to students, and much coursework within an AAS can be applicable to a bachelor’s degree program. Completing an AGEC is often recommended if students pursuing AAS degrees are considering transferring (and may not have been originally).

The Associate in Business degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to Arizona’s public universities into a variety of business majors and for students who plan to complete lower division course work toward a bachelor’s degree program at other fouryear colleges or universities. Generally, this degree will transfer as a block without loss of credit to Arizona’s public universities and other institutions with district-wide articulation agreements. The AGEC-B (Arizona General Education Curriculum – Business) is a component within the ABUS degree.

Associate in Science (AS)

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

The Associate in Science degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities in a variety of science-related majors. In general, the components of the degree meet requirements for majors with more stringent mathematics and mathematics-based science requirements. Generally, the degree will transfer as a block without loss of credit to Arizona’s public universities and other institutions with district-wide articulation agreements. The AGEC-S (Arizona General Education Curriculum – Science) is a component within the AS degree. For a complete list of degree policies and checksheets: http://www.azwestern.edu/learning_services/degrees_and_certificates/

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AAS to BAS Transfer Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees prepare students to work in specific fields by completing coursework centered on skills and knowledge applicable to the workplace. In addition, the AAS degrees include some general studies coursework to broaden students’ educational experiences. AAS degrees are based on specific areas of expertise such as nursing, business, administration of justice, radiologic technology, and many more. While these degrees are primarily comprised of major-related (program specific) courses, along with a smaller group of general education courses, there are other associate degrees that offer the opposite—mostly general education coursework with a smaller portion of majorrelated coursework. These include the Associate in Arts, Associate in Business, and Associate in Science. Most majors fit into one of these pathways with proper guidance on course selection from academic advisors. It is critical to talk to an academic advisor early in your college experience to determine which type of associate’s degree is best for you.

In addition, Arizona Western College transfer partners will accept your AAS credits as a block, allowing you to be halfway, or even three-fourths of the way, to your bachelor’s degree upon transferring. In general, the more closely the bachelor’s degree program you select aligns with the content of your AAS, the less coursework you will have left to complete at the university. If you want to earn a degree in a specific field of study, prepare for a career or job advancement, and keep the door open to transferring to a university, an AAS to BAS pathway may be for you.

Since people want flexibility in their career choices, they need flexibility in the approach they take when deciding which degree path to follow. Years ago students really needed to decide between an AAS and a traditional transfer degree to avoid having to backtrack, repeat coursework, or even start over after changing their major or career goals. Now it is possible to prepare both for work and for transferring to a university by earning an Associate in Applied Science degree since many universities offer bachelor’s degree programs designed especially for students with AAS degrees. Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees build on the foundation of the AAS by including coursework to advance students’ knowledge within their chosen fields. Arizonas statewide transfer policy authorizes AAS students to transfer up to 75 credits from the community college then earn 45 credits at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, or the University of Arizona to complete a BAS degree. Since most AAS degrees are 64–75 credits, students are able to complete the general studies courses beyond the community college requirements and have the credits transfer to the university. You and your advisor should develop an educational plan that reflects your educational interests and transfer timeline.

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want to transfer . . .

but can I afford it? Transfer students may experience “sticker shock” with the noticeable difference in the cost of attending a fouryear institution. Rest assured, there are various financial aid pograms that can assist transfer students in continuing their education. U.S. citizens and permanent resident aliens will be considered for some form of federal or state financial aid. Resident status and availability of aid differs from state-to-state but students are likely to find some form of aid that fits their needs. Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and student loans. Scholarships are a form of financial aid that is often “merit based.” Students usually apply by submitting an application to the school’s financial aid or scholarship office. Grants, work studies, and student loans are “need based” forms of financial aid. To be considered for these programs, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Each institution has a unique school code that allows them to receive students’ FAFSA information. Remember, most schools have priority dates or deadlines that must be met in order to be an early applicant and be considered for all financial aid pograms.

Websites to consider for scholarships

• www.fastweb.com • www.scholarships.com • www.scholarshipexperts.com

Types of financial aid available to you

Scholarships – Financial aid that may or may not require financial need and may be based on grades, major, service hours, or various other criteria. Full-time enrollment is usually required. Contact the scholarship office or your institution’s financial aid web site for specifics on available scholarships. Grants – Free money from federal and state sources. The largest grant program is the Federal Pell Grant. Work-study Programs – Part-time employment on campus for up to 19 hours per week, compensated at minimum wage. When a student’s accumulated gross earnings reach his or her Federal Work Study award, he or she stops working under the agreement.

Student Loans – Low-interest loans that do not need to be paid back as long as you are a part-time student taking six credits per semester. With a subsidized loan, the government will also pay the interest while you are in school. The government does not pay the interest on unsubsidized student loans. These loans are determined by dependency status, classification, other aid received, and course load – not need. After the application is received, the financial aid office will send an award letter or email informing the student of the financial aid pograms s/he is qualified for. Please be aware, work study and student loans have additional criteria for which to qualify and students may need to submit more information. When receiving any form of financial aid, students must meet the institution’s Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements in order to continue receiving aid. These requirements include maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point averages, completing a percentage of the hours attempted, and enrolling in a minimum amount of credit hours. For more information, see your school’s financial aid office, or check the policy on your school’s financial aid web site.

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10 steps

to a successful transfer In order to avoid roadblocks when transferring from Arizona Western College to a four-year college or university it is important to understand what needs to be done. Plan in advance and use appropriate resources when taking action. Although admissions requirements, enrollment procedures, and academic requirements vary from institution to institution, there are certain elements of the transfer process that are common among most colleges or universities. Transfer students have an advantage of previous college experience that will help them make informed decisions on what they want from a transfer institution. However, sometimes assumptions based on a student’s past experiences can be misguiding. When in doubt, ask! College and university personnel want you to succeed, but don’t always know your specific needs unless you communicate.

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Examine

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Seek

Make the decision to transfer

Ask for help

If your career goal requires a bachelor’s degree or higher, or if you just want to make sure to maximize your career options, it is extremely important to understand that transferring is a multi-step process and should start long before you plan on transferring. The decisions you make now about your early classes will likely affect when you transfer and how successfully you transfer, in terms of reaching your goals.

Once you know you plan to eventually transfer, ask for help from the experts. Most 4-year institutions have transfer centers or dedicated transfer personnel to guide students through the process. Advisors at the student’s current institution are an important resource for any questions concerning majors and transferability of credits. Be aware that degree plans are continuously changing and students are responsible for keeping themselves informed. Speak with university representitives.

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Research

Compare transfer institutions Before you start researching transfer institutions, spend some time thinking about what you are looking for in a university. Location, field of study, research opportunities, financial aid pograms and extracurricular opportunities are just a few factors that can contribute to the decision making process. A great resource to get started is the U.S. News & World Report which compiles a list of institutions around the nation and their rankings. However, just because an institution is one of the best for your major it may not necessarily be the best match for you. Take everything into consideration.

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Visit

Narrow options

In order to attend a preferred transfer institution you must meet certain admissions requirements. Visit the institution’s website or admissions office to find out what the requirements are and if there are any deadlines involved. Campus tours are also beneficial to get a feeling of the campus environment and facilities. Free university trips are provided by Transfer Services. www.azwestern.edu/transfer

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Apply

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Get admitted

Deadlines are crucial when it comes to the application process; missing a deadline can delay your transfer. Remember to consider major-specific admissions criteria that may require a separate application. GPA requirements may also be different for specific programs. Most universities have an admission application fee. Consult online admissions timelines and checklists, and communicate with an admissions representative and academic advisor in your area of study if you need clarification

Submit

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Provide official document Institutions will require official transcripts and other documents for admissions from previous colleges or universities, high school, and/or testing companies. These can only be requested by you, as the student, either securely online, in person, or by email or mail, depending on the source institution’s policies. Colleges or universities usually charge to send transcripts so make sure to verify the receiving institution’s address to avoid paying twice. Most institutions will not accept handcarried documents, so check the accepting school’s policy beforehand. Most institutions will require immunization records to be on file.

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Admission

Congratulations!

Once you have been admitted to your transfer institution, your previous coursework must be evaluated and entered into your student file. Depending on the institution, transfer evaluations are usually done in the admissions office or in the registrar’s office.

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8.  Advising Talk to your academic advisor This is one of the most important steps in the transfer process since it will determine your projected graduation time, show you how your transfer credit will be applied to your degree plan, and familiarize you with the requirements of your new institution. Be prepared with questions when you meet with an advisor in order to get the most from your session.

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Orientation

Attend New Student Orientation

Most institutions have orientation sessions targeted specifically to transfer students. These sessions will introduce you to the services and culture at your new institution. This program is key in helping you adjust to your new surroundings in and out of the classroom.

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Register

Choose classes and pay tuition Choose classes according to a degree plan that meets your desired time frame to graduate. Having a financial plan is very important in achieving academic goals. Consider payment options, such as financial aid, scholarships and loans to determine which option is most viable. Remember, the transfer experience depends on what you make of it and understanding all the steps involved.   Adapted with permission from Maricopa C.C.

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Visit Transfer Services to learn more about the resources available and university transfer options you have. Find details on programs like the ASU TAG Pathway Program, AWC2NAU Pathway Program, AWC/UA-Yuma and many more. General information for transferring to any four-year college or university of your choice is also available.

• Compare universities by location, size, tuition, and more

• Explore degree programs and transfer pathways • Find helpful transfer guides for your major • Access university sites designed for AWC graduates

• Connect with academic advisors

The Shared Unique Number (SUN) System is Arizona’s new college course numbering system that clearly identifies courses that transfer among Arizona’s public community colleges and three state universities.

• The SUN System includes over 100 of the most commonly transferred courses statewide

• SUN courses are listed in your college class schedule, catalog, and online at www.azsunsystem.com

• SUN courses are a subset of the tens of thousands of courses that transfer among Arizona’s public colleges and universities

Maximize your opportunities to earn college credit! AZTransfer.com shows you how to earn credit at your community college that will apply toward your bachelor’s degree at ASU, NAU, and UA.

• Use the myTransfer tool to get started on transfer basics

• Learn about the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC)

• Access the Course Equivalency Guide to learn how courses transfer

• Search the Exam Equivalency Guide to get Credit-by-Exam scores

• View Major Guides for your planned course of study

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Transfer Services

The mission of Transfer Services is designed to facilitate a smooth transition for students transferring from AWC to a four-year institution based on their individual goals by following an educational plan and having innovative partnerships with four year institutions. The following resources are available: • General sessions • University specific sessions • Transfer Day, Transfer Fair, Transfer Week • University field trips • Assisting in navigating the state website www.aztransfer.com • Assisting students in navigating their school of choice • Assisting in completing the university application • Scheduling university representatives to visit AWC campus • Collaborate with universities in developing and implementing articulation agreements • Committed in providing services to our extended campuses Transfer Services is helping students find an easy transition into a higher level institution.Transfer Services staff is able to assist you in navigating university websites and applying for admissions.

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 Transfer Tips & Checklist Start Early!

Major and University Requirements:

Get enrolled at your new university!

3 Have you decided what program of study or major

Financial Aid/Scholarships:

you want to pursue?

3 Have you checked what type of AGEC will work for your Bachelors degree?

3 Have you submitted your Free Application for

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority date of your transfer institution(s)?

3 Have you fully researched the universities you are

3 Have you researched scholarship opportunities?

Verify the classes you are currently taking will transfer to your chosen university. For In-State universities visit www.aztransfer.com

A high GPA helps increase scholarships opportunities.

considering; check out their websites?

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 ave you checked to see if your major has a H Second Language proficiency requirement?

Be wary of potential scams, as search services should be free of charge?

Other:

3 Have you reviewed the class schedule and

3 Have you participated in a Transfer Session? 3 Have you signed up for a free university field trip? 3 Have you met with a university representative? 3 Have you attended a Transfer Fair?

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This will make your first appointment with the university representative more productive. Ask questions!

3 Have you completed all the prerequisites for your university program? catalog carefully?

 ave you met the minimum cumulative GPA for H admission into the university and academic program you want?

3 Have you investigated tuition and fees at the university? University Application Process and Transcripts:

3 Have you researched university admission priority dates and deadlines?

3 Have you checked to see if high school transcripts and test scores are required?

3 Have you submitted your application(s) for admission and all of your official transcripts (and any Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test scores) prior to transferring?

Confirm all the requested materials have been submitted and received.

3 Have you decided whether you will live on

or off-campus? (On-campus housing can be limited and is usually awarded on a first-come, first served basis.)

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Admissions

 pply for admission. AWC offers the first two years of a normal A four-year bachelor’s degree program. Students can prepare themselves to transfer to a four-year institution by completing lower division courses at AWC. After two years, students can apply to the four year college or university to complete their degree.

Choose a major

 hoose the associate’s degree pathway for your major. C These degrees are transferable to most universities.

Advising

 eet with an academic advisor who will help you select the M right courses, choose an associate degree, and explore transfer opportunities.

Maximize credits

 nroll at AWC, be selective and take courses E that count towards both your associate and bachelor degree programs.

Transfer Services

 ransfer Services can help you facilitate a smooth transition T into a four-year institution by providing university/college transfer sessions, university/college campus visits, transfer fairs, and implementing articulation agreements

Meet university requirements

 ecome familiar with all university admission requirements and B application dates. Apply and become admitted.

Successful Transfer

 nroll in classes and you are on your way to obtaining your E bachelor’s degree.

AWC 64 Credit Hours

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Transfer Thursdays!

Helping students find an easy transition into a higher level institution. Transfer Thursdays is designated to provide transfer sessions or visits from university representatives to AWC. Transfer Sessions are activities to assist students within their transfer process to the following universities:

• Learn to navigate university websites

General Sessions are provided for students who have not identified the university they will be transferring to and want to explore different possibilities.

• Learn about your degree

• Learn to navigate university websites

• Admission to the university

• Learn about your degree

• AGEC-Arizona General Education information

• Admission to the university

• Course applicability to the university

• AGEC-Arizona General Education information

• Check progress toward your degree

• Course applicability to the university

• Financial Aid & Scholarships

• Check progress toward your degree

• Learn about scholarships within your degree.

• Financial Aid & Scholarships

• Contact information/advisor information from

• Learn about scholarships within your degree.

The sessions will cover the following information: • The opportunity to speak to university representatives

specific majors/careers

Transfer Services

(928) 344-7638 AWC Main Campus College Community Center (3C) www.azwestern.edu/transfer

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University

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Articulation Agreements

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Articulation Agreements

Arizona State University Arizona State University is a public institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 58,404. With a choice of four distinct campuses in the metro Phoenix area, ASU offers a personalized experience to immerse students in studies and engage with community partners that provide internships, research and clinical practice . It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Arizona State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges in National Universities, 139. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,724 (2012–13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $22,977 (2012–13). As the school with the largest undergraduate population— both in the state and the nation—Arizona State University offers students a wide range of academic and extracurricular options. The university has four campuses throughout Phoenix, where, collectively, students have more than 275 major options and more than 500 clubs and organizations to check out. For time away from Arizona, students can choose from more than 300 study abroad options. Freshmen are required to live on campus, unless they commute from a par-ent’s home, are married, or fall under other exceptions. The Arizona State Sun Devils sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference and are particularly known for their baseball prowess. Arizona State University also offers a wide range of highly ranked graduate programs through schools including the W. P. Carey School of Business, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Among the scores of notable ASU graduates are actor David Spade, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, and baseball star Barry Bonds.

University of Arizona University of Arizona is a public institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 30,665, its setting is city, and the campus size is 391 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Arizona’s ranking in the 2013 edition of Best

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Colleges is National Universities, 120. Its in-state tuition and fees are $10,035 (2012–13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $26,231 (2012–13). As one of the largest public institutions in its state, the University of Arizona in Tuscon offers a wide range of activities and academic opportunities to its students. Student athletic supporters form the ZonaZoo, the student section that supports the Arizona Wildcats sports teams, which compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference. For athletes who don’t compete on the school’s teams, there are three levels of intramural sports: the Desert league, which emphasizes fun; the Sunset league, geared to moderate athletes; and the Cactus league, meant for very skilled and competitive athletes. For other ways to get involved, University of Arizona students can check out more than 30 fraternities and sororities, among many other student or-ganizations. Freshmen are not required to live on campus, though first year students make up about 80 percent of the on-campus residential population. Each year, the university community gathers for events like the Spring Fling, billed as the largest student-run carnival in the country, and Homecoming. As a research institution, the University of Arizona also offers a variety of opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students to get involved in research projects. The university has a wide range of graduate student programs, including the Eller College of Management, the James E. Rogers College of Law, and a College of Medicine. Notable alumni of the University of Arizona include former presidential candidate Bob Dole, reality television stars Nicole Richie and Kourtney Kardashian, and journalist Geraldo Rivera.

Grand Canyon University Grand Canyon University is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1949. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 24,886, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Grand Canyon University’s rank-ing in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2.

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Despite its name, Grand Canyon University, based in Phoenix, is about four hours away from the tourist destination. The private university grants undergraduate degrees through six colleges, including the Ken Blanchard College of Business and the College of Fine Arts and Production. Many of its undergraduate degree tracks are broad but al-low students to complete an emphasis in a certain area. Biology majors, for example, can complete their degrees with an emphasis in Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, or Pre-Physician Assistant; art design majors can choose to emphasize in animation, screen-writing, web design, or production. Grand Canyon University also grants a variety of master’s degrees and has a College of Nursing. The GCU ’Lopes (Antelopes) are Division II teams that compete in a variety of confer-ences including the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) and the Pacific West Conference (PacWest). The university is a nondenominational Christian institution, and, as such, encourages spiritual education, too.

Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University is a public institution that was founded in 1899. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 20,750, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 740 acres. It utilizes a semester-based aca-demic calendar. Northern Arizona University’s ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,364 (2011–12); out-ofstate tuition and fees are $18,262 (2011–12). The Yuma Branch Campus of Northern Arizona University is a transfer institution by design. By only offer-ing upperdivision and graduate courses, NAU-Yuma readily accepts many transfer credits. NAU-Yuma also has partnerships with local community colleges where students can complete lower-level course re-quirements at a lower tuition rate. We offer numerous programs online and on campus. More than 95% of our classes on campus are offered in the evening, making earning a degree convenient for working profes-sionals. NAU-Yuma faculty and staff are highly student-centered and look forward to helping you achieve your educational and career goals.

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The Yuma Branch Campus of NAU is also designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). NAU-Yuma is only one of two university campuses in Arizona that meets the requirements for this designation.

University of Phoenix University of Phoenix is committed to providing rigorous degree programs and a learning envi-ronment that’s designed to support working adults. From the day you enroll, you’ll have a dedi-cated Graduation Team who helps you every step of the way.

Charter Oak State College As a nontraditional college, Charter Oak State College is designed to provide adults with an alter-native means to earn degrees. The College collaborates with and complements the missions of other Connecticut colleges and universities. Charter Oak awards four degrees: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. These degree programs enable students to meet career, educational, and personal goals. Since many Charter Oak alumni continue their education in graduate school, the content of the bachelor’s degree programs are structured to provide the foundations needed for advanced study. Enrollment is open to any adult who demon-strates college-level achievement. The College endeavors to recognize the diversity and achieve-ments of its entire community.

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