University of Advancing Technology

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School Overview

The University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is a private school that provides technical career training. It is located in Phoenix, AZ, home to many rapidly growing high-tech industries.

UAT offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in robotics and embedded systems, emerging technologies, network security, game design, network engineering, game art and animation, technology forensics, game programming, virtual modeling and design, artificial life programming, and other technical fields.

UAT permits accepted high school students to complete courses as sophomores. Students utilizing this opportunity are better prepared for college study and often begin careers in their early 20’s. Classes are offered year round at UAT. The school also provides numerous student services, such as career counseling, academic advising, and internship-placement services. Students requiring financial assistance can take advantage of institutional scholarships, Federal Pell grants and loans, and work-study opportunities.

Technology enthusiasts and those interested in high-tech careers can learn in-demand skills at UAT.

General Information

2625 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

General Information:(602) 383-8228
Web Address:www.uat.edu
Type of Institution:4-year private for-profit school
Awards Offered:AA/AS degree
BA/BS degree
MA/MS degree
Campus setting:Midsize City
On-campus housing:Yes
Number of Students:1,554 (1,473 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty:22 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $16,300 $17,300 $18,400 $19,200 +4.35%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,076 $9,304 $9,628 $8,396 -12.80%
Other $4,450 $4,450 $4,450 $4,550 +2.25%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $30,826 $32,054 $33,478 $33,146 -0.99%
In-state Off Campus $17,300 $18,300 $19,400 $20,200 +4.12%
In-state with Family $17,300 $18,300 $19,400 $20,200 +4.12%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $11,800
In-state Student Fees $100
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $11,800
Out-of-state Student Fees $100

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 178 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 158 85% $427,023 $2,703
• Federal grants 56 30% $241,210 $4,307
• Pell grants 56 30% $195,635 $3,493
• Other federal grants 36 19% $45,575 $1,266
Local and state government scholarships or grants 4 2% $8,521 $2,130
Institutional scholarships or grants 134 72% $177,292 $1,323
Student loan financial aid 135 73% $1,714,177 $12,698
• Federal student loans 130 70% $997,228 $7,671
• Other student loans 38 21% $716,949 $18,867

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 191 23 9
Computer and Information Sciences 191 23 9
Artificial Intelligence 7
Computer and Information Sciences 21
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 19 1
Computer Graphics 96 7
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 46
Computer Programming/programmer 7
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 8
Computer/IT Services Administration and Management, Other 1 2
Information Technology 3
Web Site, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Web/multimedia Management and WebMA/MS 3 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

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University of Advancing Technology Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(602) 383-8228
Website:www.uat.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:www.uat.edu/admissions/how_to_apply.aspx
Address:2625 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:694
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):24%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:456 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$21,064
Out-of-state Tuition:$21,064
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,192

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Advancing Technology Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Advancing Technology.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services443
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total774

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Advancing Technology.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services443
Grand total554

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Advancing Technology 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$21,064
Out-of-state$21,064
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,100
Out-of-state$17,100

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid10093%
Grant or scholarship aid9386%$9,192
Student loan aid7166%$11,582

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid46868%$7,540
Federal student loans41860%$9,956

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Advancing Technology. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Advancing Technology students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants698530168
Percent admitted100%85%86%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%13%8%

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

University of Advancing Technology Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment694
Undergraduate enrollment672
Graduate enrollment22

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

University of Advancing Technology Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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