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8:00pm EDT June 25, 2009

Argosy University

3501 W. Sunflower Ave., Suite 110
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 338-6200
Craig Swenson
Argosy University has 19 locations across the nation offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees. Its main Orange County facility houses classrooms, a library, computer labs and conference facilities. The university’s business programs are taught by practicing professionals and business leaders. The coursework focuses on interpersonal skills alongside academic learning. The university offers many courses in flexible learning formats.
Founded: 2001
Key areas of study
Psychology and behavioral sciences, education, business and health sciences

Chapman University

One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815
James L. Doti
Chapman University is one of the oldest private universities in California. Its campus draws students from across the nation and around the world. Known for its blend of liberal arts and professional programs, Chapman encompasses seven schools and colleges. Named as one of the top universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, Chapman enrolls more than 6,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students.
Founded: 1861
Key areas of study
Liberal arts, performing arts, business, education and film

Hope International University

2500 E. Nutwood Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 879-3901
Steven D. Edgington
Dean, Pacific Christian College
Hope International University is a regionally accredited private Christian university enrolling approximately 1,700 students representing more than 35 states and 40 countries. It is composed of two schools: Pacific Christian College and the School of Graduate & Professional Studies. Hope’s main campus is located in Fullerton. It also has an educational center located in Corona to serve adult students.
Founded: 1928
Key areas of study
Associate ministry, Biblical studies, liberal arts, psychology and social science

DeVry University

430 Exchange, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92602
(714) 734-5560
Donna Loraine
Vice president of academic affairs
DeVry University has more than 90 locations in metropolitan areas across the United States and Canada. DeVry University Irvine Center offers a variety of associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Within each college, almost every course is offered online. DeVry’s Keller Graduate School of Management is one of the largest part-time graduate schools in the United States.
Key areas of study
Business administration, technical management, accounting and financial management, human resource management, and public administration

National University

3390 Harbor Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 429-5100
Bill Flickinger
Associate regional dean
National University is the second-largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher learning in California. The university offers 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees and more than 20 credential and certificate programs. It offers more than 300 courses online.
Founded: 1971
Key areas of study
Business and management, education, engineering, technology, health services, media and communication, arts and sciences

TUI University

5665 Plaza Drive, Third floor
Cypress, CA 90630
(800) 375-9878
Yoram Neumann
TUI University offers undergraduate and graduate online academic programs that are designed for busy working professionals and active-duty U.S. military personnel. TUI offers regionally accredited bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.
Founded: 1970
Key areas of study
Business, health sciences, education and information systems

University of California,


Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011
Michael Drake
The University of California, Irvine is among the fastest-growing campuses in the University of California system with more than 27,000 students, 1,100 faculty members and 9,200 staff. UCI ranks among the top U.S. universities in the number of undergraduate applications. It is also Orange County’s largest employer.
Founded: 1965
Key areas of study
Arts, biological science, business, education, health sciences, IT, social science

University of Phoenix

3100 Bristol St., Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(800) 888-1968
Jennifer Cisna
Vice president, campus director
The University of Phoenix offers nearly 200 different locations around the country and focuses on providing flexible scheduling, a choice between on-campus and online learning, and faculty members who can help students connect theory with practical application. The Southern California campus allows working students the opportunity to achieve undergraduate or graduate degrees while they continue to keep up with work and family commitments.
Key areas of study
Business and management, education, nursing and health care, psychology, criminal justice and security