University of Phoenix-California

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

University of Phoenix-California is one of the 78 private 4-year, for-profit colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in Costa Mesa. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 18% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate43%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 29 213
Master's degree 2 31
Post-master's certificate 0 5

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
03/01/1999 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of University of Phoenix-California's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 70% $5,000
Other Federal Grant 22% $479
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 69% $497
Federal Student Loans 83% $8,804
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,181
$30,001 to $48,000$14,387
$48,001 to $75,000$17,683
$75,001 to $110,000$16,633
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

University of Phoenix-California
3090 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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