Golf Academy of America in Phoenix

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School Overview

Very few golfers ever get the opportunity to play professionally, but career opportunities are available in the golf industry. The Golf Academy of America provides career training programs for individuals interested in golf course management and other careers.

The Golf Academy of America recently opened a campus in the Phoenix area. The school consists of world-class facilities, PGA professional instructors, and excellent golf courses that are open year round.

The Phoenix school currently offers an associate’s program in Golf Complex Operations and Management. Students enrolled in the program improve communication skills, learn about business management, and improve their golf skills by working closely with PGA professionals.

It takes 16 months to complete the program. An online bachelor’s program in Golf Course Management offered by Virginia College, a partner of the Golf Academy of America, is available for graduates of the associate’s program.

Applicants only need to submit proof a high school or general equivalency degree and pay a fee to be admitted to the Golf Academy of America in Phoenix.

General Information

2031 N. Arizona Ave. Ste. 2
Chandler, AZ 85225, USA

General Information:(480) 857-1574
Web Address:www.golfacademy.edu
Type of Institution:2-year private for-profit school
Awards Offered:AA/AS degree
Campus setting:Fringe Rural
On-campus housing:No
Number of Students:447 (447 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty:28 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $10,230 $13,465 $15,050 $15,732 +4.53%
Books and Supplies $645 $719 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $10,875 $14,184 $15,050 $15,732 +4.53%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 17 49%
Grant or scholarship aid 4 11% $12,443 $3,111
• Federal grants 4 11% $12,443 $3,111
• Pell grants 4 11% $10,443 $2,611
• Other federal grants 4 11% $2,000 $500
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 17 49% $150,257 $8,839
• Federal student loans 17 49% $109,987 $6,470
• Other student loans 3 9% $40,270 $13,423

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 140
Business, Marketing, and Management Services 140
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 140
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

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Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 342-7342
Website:www.golfacademy.edu
Type of School:2-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:https://enroll.golfacademy.edu
Address:2031 N. Arizona Ave., Suite 2, Chandler, AZ 85225
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:99
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:99 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$17,150
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,150
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:70%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,114

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,150
Out-of-state$17,150
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3270%
Grant or scholarship aid1635%$4,114
Student loan aid2963%$10,295

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8353%$3,989
Federal student loans9561%$8,287

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Golf Academy of America-Phoenix. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Golf Academy of America-Phoenix students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment99
Undergraduate enrollment99
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Accreditation

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