University of Phoenix Reviews
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The work was rigorous, and one gets out of the program what they put into the program. Two months after I graduated, I was hired as an adjunct at a local college. Two years later, I became a tenured instructor at the same college. I make 80k a year, and next year I am receiving my promotion to assistant professor and 10k raise. Hard work and determination mean everything. If a person wants something bad enough, they will receive it. At the moment, I am going to UoP for my doctorate.
The instructors were wonderful. The online platform was terrible. The advisors are sharks. The schools reputation is so bad that I would never say to an employer that I have an MBA from this school. When I apply for a job I never add U of P degree. It's the death nail.
I was supposed to graduate in 2016 with my MSN, all I had left to graduate was my final practicum write up and an ethics class....when I moved to WA state, UOP told me that my degree was null and void (over 35000 later) since they do not have an agreement with the board of nursing to complete and offer an MSN; I cannot explain the anger, frustration and disgust I felt with this university who has promised me from the day I started my graduate degree that I can study and complete any degree anywhere, which was very important to me considering I was active duty military;
I'm a current student and would not recommend this school at. The academic and financial advisors do not communicate with each, and every time I called, they have a different answer to the same questions. The school policy is to contact students at least 3 weeks prior to the next class to discuss any issues with financial aid and/or loans, but my advisor and academic advisors would not call. I received an email from my financial advisor the day before Thanksgiving of 2016, notifying me of a payment issue that would hinder my next class. When I called everyone was on vacation and no one around to assist me. It is so frustrating dealing with these people. There better accredited school than the UOP. Please if you value your time and sanity, DO NOT ATTEND THIS AWFUL SCHOOL. Also, just in you're wondering why I am still there, it's because I have a few classes left to graduate, if I was not so far into the program, I would have dropped out. I am getting my Masters somewhere else.
I had brain surgery, short term memory was a major problem. With UOP I managed to get through because I had time to think about the answers.
University of Phoenix made my return to college pleasant and stress-free. Upon enrollment, you are assigned to a team of individuals who ensure that your class schedule is manageable and allows you to learn at your own pace. The financial advisors I've had have been responsive and helped me to navigate what can sometimes be a difficult road to ensure that my student loans cover the cost of my continued education.
My degree is in Communications with an emphasis in cultural and diversity. My current employer supports me going to school but having applied for 25 jobs there I've been turned down for all of them. Not even getting an interview. It's discouraging having been here 11 years and feeling like I went to school to make a better quality life for myself and two little ones, but I'm in no better position than I was not having my degree. I start my MBA next month and I'm praying something pays off asap. I feel like my degree is great but showing others the value in my degree and me has been tough and disappointing. My school website has employer referrals but those jobs are nothing related to my experience or aw jobs like a copy maker which makes no sense. I strongly believe in myself and know things will change. Waiting on it to happen is stressful when school starts again in the next few weeks for my MBA.
This was my first experience going to college online. In the beginning I felt very overwhelmed with the amount of college work I had to complete. However, once I got going it went smoothly. I was not very impressed with my advisors. They often changed my advisors, and I was never sure who to contact. My final months earning my degree they failed to process my financial aid. This left me with a $3,000 bill. The University realized it was their mistake and cleared my bill. This impressed me the most. I have actually been considering going back to them to take a few additional courses so I can be certified for kindergarten through 12th grade.
I'm currently a student at University of Phoenix. I would not recommend this school to anyone I know, not anymore. The financial advisors are terrible. The instructors were good, and the reason I stay until my currently class. She graded me base on her standard and not Phoenix university's standards. There was no engagement between me and her. According the the academic advisor she doesn't have to answer to anything I post... I don't know why I'm in the class giving her my money. I'm currently a student who is looking for a different college to attend.
University of Phoenix's online degree program allowed me to purse a dream while working full time. The ease of online learning was lots of work but paid off as I achieved an education that has helped me advance in my career. I am now about to purse an education through a graduate program.