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Argosy University is a for-profit educational institution that operates several campuses throughout the United States. Certificates, bachelors, masters, doctoral, and post doctoral programs are available at the university. It even provides several online programs to accommodate those who are unable to attend traditional classes. Furthermore, the classes are small, guaranteeing a small teacher to student ratio.


Certificates, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees can all be earned. There are several courses of study to choose from, which will help you in a future career. Classes are taught during the day, evening, weekends, and even online degrees are available for those who cannot attend traditional classroom settings.

Currently, the Tampa campus offers programs in the following:

  • Psychology
  • College of Clinical Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Education
  • Business
  • Health Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Liberal Arts

Most Popular Fields of Study


The academic year is broken into three terms: Fall, Spring and Summer, and each term is subsequently split into two sessions: Session I and Session II. The school offers students enrollment on a rolling admissions basis.

The university takes into consideration a student’s previous educational record and his/her career interests when applying for enrollment. Students interested in applying should contact the school directly and seek the assistance of an admissions representative who will act as a guide throughout the enrollment process.

Financial Aid

There are many types of financial aid options available, including scholarships, loans, grants and employment opportunities.

All students interested in financial aid must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the university’s own Institutional Application for Financial Aid.

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This campus offers its students the chance to get involved with student government associations, special-interest groups, lectures, workshops, as well as common hours. Undergraduate-faculty tutors and student tutors, for free, are here to support and help students with their classes. The school also offers free counseling services (short-term counseling and consultation). The flexible learning formats include evening, weekend and online courses, and they are designed to fit students’ busy life and work schedules. Students can take classes on campus, or they can blend their education with a selection of online courses.

Student Enrollment Demographics


The institution as a whole is accredited by the Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Also, the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA).

Information Summary

Ranks 125th in Florida and 3264th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 1,555 0.46
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 28 0.01
Forcible Rape 58 0.02
Robbery 587 0.17
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 2,718 0.80
Larceny 7,042 2.07
Vehicle theft 633 0.19

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Tampa, FL 33607
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population22,801 (22,801 urban / N/A rural)
Households9,376 (2.43 people per house)
Median Household Income$27,056
Families5,614 (3.12 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
UndergraduateArts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
GraduateDoctoral, professional dominant
Undergraduate PopulationMedium full-time four-year, inclusive
EnrollmentMajority graduate/professional
Size & SettingVery small four-year, primarily nonresidential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1214

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 2906th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $13,464 $13,464 $13,464
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $199 $199 $199
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $561 $561 $561
FT Graduate Tuition $13,158 $13,158 $13,158
FT Graduate Required Fees $470 $470 $470
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $731 $731 $731
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $14,663 $14,663 $14,663
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $25,063 $25,063 $25,063
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $21,935 $21,935 $21,935

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $12,612 $12,685 $12,612 $12,685 $12,612 $12,685
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,200
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $4,988 $4,926
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $5,624 $5,554
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $7,430 $7,336

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2463rd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $58,397 ($57,784 male / $48,313 female)
Number of FT Faculty 6 (1 male / 5 female)
Number of PT Faculty 75
FT Faculty Ratio 0.1 : 1
Total Benefits N/A

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Tampa, FL 33607
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