Tempe, AZ
5,001-10,000 employees
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About Us

About us In 1976, Dr. John Sperling, a Cambridge-educated economist, saw an opportunity: to create an accredited academic institution that accommodates the lives of busy working adults. Today, University of Phoenix is the largest private University in North America, offering over 20 undergraduate and graduate degree programs — online and locations nationwide. University of Phoenix is a pioneer of many innovations that serve working students today, including: • Evening and online classes • Flexible scheduling • A digital library with more than 500,000 periodicals • A mobile app for anywhere, anytime learning • The PhoenixConnect® academic social-networking platform Our curriculum focuses on academic and practical development across our five universal teaching platforms: • Disciplinary knowledge and real-world applications • Critical thinking and problem solving • Effective communication • Information utilization • Team collaboration