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Argosy University

Argosy University is the product of the merging of three separate institutions: the American School of Professional Psychology, the University of Sarasota, and the Medical Institute of Minnesota. Founded in 2001, the university now has 19 campuses located across the U.S. in cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington DC. Undergraduate and graduate courses are available through five schools: the College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Health Sciences, and the College of Undergraduate Studies. Argosy University provides online and hybrid degree programs for students who need flexibility, in addition to evening and weekend classes.

Programs Offered

Argosy University students can attain associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees. In fact, Argosy University boasts one of the largest graduate student communities on the nation. The undergraduate school consists of four major programs: business administration, liberal arts, psychology, and criminal justice. Each area of study encourages students to develop strong communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Within the graduate school, students can pursue degrees in psychology, counseling, education, business, and allied health. Each of these areas consists of various programs. The College of Business, for instance, offers three areas of study: business administration, management, and organizational leadership. Within the College of Health Sciences, students can pursue master’s degrees in health services management or public health.


Argosy University has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 2011. Previously, the university was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Specific programs offered at Argosy’s 19 locations have also received accreditation by specialized accreditation agencies; these vary by state.


Admissions requirements vary from program to program. Those who wish to pursue an associate degree must have an ACT composite score of 18 or above, a combined Math and Verbal SAT score of 850 or above, and a passing score on the Argosy University Entrance Exam. Generally, first-time college or university students, or those with less than 13 semester college credits, must provide proof of a high school diploma or GED, as well as ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER scores. Admissions for applicants with more than 13 college credits will be based on cumulative college GPA or ACCUPLACER scores. Those who do not fulfill these requirements, but are still interested in applying to Argosy, should consult with an admissions representative who can provide further information.

Admissions Contact

Argosy University
Admissions Office
980 Hammond Drive, Suite 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
(800) 377-0617

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