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Company Overview of The University of Phoenix, Inc.

Company Overview

The University of Phoenix, Inc. is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. The institution provides courses in business, criminal justice, education, health care, human services, information technology, management, and nursing. It was founded in 1976 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. The University of Phoenix, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc.

3157 East Elwood Street

Phoenix, AZ 85034

United States

Founded in 1976

6,996 Employees



Key Executives for The University of Phoenix, Inc.

President and Director
Age: 65
Senior Vice President and Director
Age: 41
Senior Vice President of Integrated Academic Strategies and Development and Head of Academic Programming
Age: 64
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost
Senior Vice President of Academic Research
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The University of Phoenix, Inc. Key Developments

University of Phoenix Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2016

University of Phoenix reported earnings results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Revenue in the first quarter was $463 million with an operating loss of $18 million. Excluding special items, operating income was $73 million.

Ingram Micro Inc. Announces Strategic Alliance with Apollo Education Group and University of Phoenix to Offer Channel Partners Training and Degree Programs

Ingram Micro Inc. announced a strategic alliance with Apollo Education Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, University of Phoenix, to offer channel partners training and degree programs focused on growing critical business skills within their organizations. The new education services will be available to all Ingram Micro channel partners in the U.S., and are part of the IT business leader's fast-growing Professional Services organization. The new alliance with Apollo Education Group and University of Phoenix empowers Ingram Micro channel partners at every level of the organization - from technician to top executive - to advance their knowledge and skills through higher education and training.

The University of Phoenix Receives "Civil Investigative Demand" from the Federal Trade Commission

The University of Phoenix is under federal investigation for possible deceptive or unfair business practices, its parent company, the Apollo Education Group, said. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company disclosed that it had received a "civil investigative demand" from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). According to the document, investigators asked for information on a "broad spectrum" of matters, including marketing, recruiting, enrollment, financial aid, tuition, academic programs, billing and debt collection, and other facets of the business. The filing lists "military recruitment" as one area the FTC is examining. The filing said Apollo is "evaluating the demand and intends to cooperate fully with the FTC. The FTC probe is the latest of several state and federal investigations into the for-profit college industry.

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