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I am in the process of filing a class action lawsuit against university of phoenix. My lawyer and I are getting several people to come to together to file the lawsuit. I am astounded by the number of people who have been burned by this school and am quite shocked that...
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#1869148

I have been trying to sue the U of P for years. They scammed me by tricking me into sighing for a loan when I told them I didn't want one.

Erik Young who worked there said he understood. I told him I only wanted a grant because I had a credit card payment and didn't want a loan payment. He said he understood. Yet I ended up with a large loan.

I was in my 50's and now they are taking this lie out of my social security. I can't stand this university. I get sick at my stomach when I hear commercials that are going to hurt people. Please make them stop ruining people's lives.

I wish it wasn't too late for me to sue but I fear it is. :(

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#169273 Review #169273 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Marina Del Rey, California
Loss
$3
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Transcripts

I need to get an official transcript mailed directly to a potential employer. How do I do that? They want the transcript in a sealed envelope directly to them.
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#2593462 Review #2593462 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Burleson, Texas
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I need my taxes I’m Quarantine for the coronavirus somebody go to work hey I really need that money to pay my bill I am really sick and they were testing in 14 days I’m on quarantine already

I want my tax check I've Been exposed to the coronavirus and I need the money I've already told him I was applying for disability so I was waiting for the papers and she said my lawn to be taken offQuarantine for the coronavirus somebody go to work hey I really need that money to pay my bill I am really sick and they were testing in 14 days Im on quarantine already so please dont take it I heard the school cant take the check this year like last year but I still havent gotten mine so I thought maybe yall got it and I need it send to 204 Phritz street Laurinburg, NC 28352
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#1993986

Did the virus affect your brain? Why did you post your address?

Took seconds to determine you’re an idiot Two things, flag your post. Secondly, do not have children, You’re already a burden

#1993414

If you're exposed to the virus, get tested in 14 days. If negative handle your affairs. Im guess you're a financial mess.

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#2460780 Review #2460780 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Loss
$4600
Preferred solution
Full refund
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Why are the loans for students who attended between 2010-**** not being forgiven as well? I was scammed by the same deceptive practices when I met with an adviser in 2010. I was told UOP was "working with" major companies like Yahoo and MGM, Adobe, and Microsoft, etc....
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#1990260

So, you think having $52K in debt forgiven is a good thing? Wait until you get that 1099C and this is added to your income for the year.

You think the student loan people are bad, wait until the IRS wants their money.

Be careful what you wish for. You're up the creek either way mate.

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#2101294 Review #2101294 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Cons
  • It is a scam
Loss
$52000
Preferred solution
Full refund
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I signed up for Business Classes after being told I would qualify for Government Subsidy if I applied with Phoenix University. I applied completed the application with UOP and was told that I needed to change my High School information to graduated since I did not have...
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#1745647 Review #1745647 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
University Of Phoenix Program
Cons
  • Buyer beware should be their motto
Reason of review
Bad quality
Loss
$23139
Preferred solution
To wipe out the debt since there was little service provided or any benefit to me

Rip off

Daughter returning to college...her university of Phoenix AS degree is not worth the paper it’s printed on. She has to start all over. Out major $$ in student loans for a worthless “education”. What a scam!!!
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#1635452 Review #1635452 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Save your money and go back to elementary school

I quit because it was a giant waste of money. It is essentially a glorfied elementary school. Thousands of dollars and they want to teach you how to write a dam check. That was the final straw for me because I suddenly realized they were filling the courses with fluff and filler in order to bleed you out of almost a year in loans and you learn nothing. If you never attended junior high or elementary school then this place is for you. They will teach you all kinds of writing all of which is useless since NO ONE in the real world writes in APA standard, and you will learn how to write a check and balance a checkbook, something i learned in 5th grade. Save your money and go elsewhere. Spent a year chasing an IT degree and never did learn a single thing about IT. Oh and lets not forget you are paying them to have other students teach the classes not even a real teacher instead you get a student that still hasn't even finished school themselves. They must save a bundle on payroll ripping people off this way.
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#1558156 Review #1558156 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
University Of Phoenix Program
Pros
  • Flexibility
Cons
  • Irrelavant info your forced to pay for like how to write a check
  • All the irrelavant info your forced to pay for
Reason of review
Damaged or defective
Loss
$5900
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution
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Financial Aid Disaster

If you are smart, you will not attend this "university". I have been to a university before, online and on campus, and my experience with financial aid has never been this horrific. 1st of all, lets speak on the cost difference, OUCH! It's bad enough that the school is mega pricey, but your 1st 3 classes are irrelevant, yet costly. If you feel it's necessary to educate me about how to be an online student, do it for free! 2nd, the financial aid office is full of *** that are given a list of things to say when asked specific questions. No details or anything remotely close to actual help. I started school in March. Here it is almost June and my pell grant JUST posted to my account a MONTH after my loans posted. Now they're saying I must wait an additional 2 weeks for them to release the excess funds THEN another 3 to 5 days for it to be released to my checking account. I am not understanding why their process is so much more difficult than everyone elses. This will be my 1st and last year in this school. It is way too expensive for them to move this slow. I do not appreciate the lack of urgency & I cannot wait to transfer!!!!!
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#1539959 Review #1539959 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Pros
  • Fact that i can transfer in january
Cons
  • Amount of time it takes them to process financial aid
  • Price
  • Lack of urgency
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
I started school in February, here is it May and my Pell Grant has disappeared leaving me with a balance on my account. For the last 3 weeks I’ve been told that it will post once they have reviewed all the files because they had to remove my pell and replace it with...
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I am having the exact same issue you are. My pell grant also disappeared and I was told it was because the school decided to use my 2019 **** fafsa for the bigger amount.

I keep being told it will post to my account by the end if the week. It has been iver a month now

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#1529374 Review #1529374 is a subjective opinion of poster.
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They take out fraudulent loans in your name

Their Sales Staff lied to me and said all my college credits would count and that my tuition would be taken care of by the Pell Grants and scholarships offered at the school. She (Linda Gettle) flat out lied about this. I started school and took four classes that don't count and cost me $8,000. Crazy. I was sick and out of work at the time. She preyed on my weakness. The stress caused me to get even sicker. They attached my tax returns and ruined my credit.
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#1522079 Review #1522079 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
University Of Phoenix Program
Pros
  • Teachers
Cons
  • Dishonest sales person
Reason of review
Fraudulent Loan
Loss
$8000
Preferred solution
I want my money back
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Paid off account

We got disconnected I need a dispute sent to my email
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#1374194 Review #1374194 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Hobbs, New Mexico
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I have had nothing but problem with the financial aid department since I have started at University of Phoenix! I started in July, was assured that my financial aid was processing as normal. Come time for my to receive a financial aid disbursement in August, I was told...
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#1603141

I am having the same issue for the 3rd year in a row. I am a 4.0 GPA student so this is not an academic probation issue.

It is a heartless school trying to improve their bottom line during the reaccreditation process issue! I have read countless posts from other students in our forum and heard from others that are facing eviction, have no food and are losing utilities that they are hearing the same "Our research team is looking into it" excuses. Today almost 7,400 went missing from my account with no debit memo. The manager showed a screenshot with debit memos totaling half that amount and claimed they were sent out but her staff and my account disagree!

One said the $7,400 was wrongfully mailed. The next said neither was mailed but if the higher check was written it would take up to 15 days to cancel it a reissue a correct one plus mailing time =eviction for me! Rise like a Phoenix?

Heck no! You are more like a clay pigeon at a skeet shoot with a driveby education!

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#1355173 Review #1355173 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
University Of Phoenix Financial Aid Service
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University of phoenix doesnt care about you. Teachers > Students

DO NOT GO TO UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX. I was having a problem with an instructor my academic counselor could see the problem but when submitted higher it got swept under the rug. They care about their instructors not their students. The teacher has the final decision on your grade so you can earn a 8/10 on you paper and she can give you a 4/10 just because and there is nothing you can do about it. Tried to file for a grade change with the university they basically said oh well and tried to direct me to a University tool to help me. Also if you ae a veteran DO NOT go here they mess with your pay you never get you full amount and they never submit your enrollment on time. The first week your actually doing the homework for the first week your according to them not in class so you don't get paid for it even though you finish one class on 4/1 and have to start you work for the next class starting 4/8 but that week doesn't count, it counts as a break in your class.
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#1636239

I took Criminal Justice course online with this college an was exspelled from the online course for the fact t hey said I was cheating on my work. I was copying others work.

How do you copy anything from anybody when you are taking an online course from your own living room. I just didn't understand that at all. Then said I could come back an start the next semester if j wanted to continue my studies.

WHAT!!!!!!!!!! No I'm done.

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#1319500 Review #1319500 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
University Of Phoenix Customer Care
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Waste of Money

Its funny how everything on their facebook page is all heart warming and positive. This school has many teachers who are only here for the paycheck. I received an IT degree form this so called school and was very disappointed in the education. I would gladly give back a diploma for the cash that was spent. If I were you find a school that actually cares. The IT dept needs to do a better job to prepare it's students. I made calls to the school but all dead ends. Curriculum needs to include certifications so jobs can be obtained on graduation. The icing on the cake was a java class where the teacher asked me how I got the programming to work. I did rate teachers as they deserved, but don't think it mattered. In the beginning i did not think to much of it but as classes went on, realized what a waste it was but was so deep had to finish.
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#1285199 Review #1285199 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Tempe, Arizona
Product
University Of Phoenix Program
Pros
  • Online was easy to complete
Cons
  • Education was the worst
Reason of review
Bad quality
Loss
$250000
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Waste of My Time and FEDERAL LOANS........But GREAT NEWS... I did get a Large Law Firm to Take My Case for Their LIES, SCAMS, and FALSE HOPE AND PROMISES

I completed my Degree in Human Services in 2015 and I tried to take my State Exam to become a Social Worker and found out that the University is not accredited so I could not take the Exam, So I looked further into this and it seemed as thought many, many other past students have the Exact Same problem. So now here I sit with over $52,000 in Student loans that I cannot pay and all I have is a worthless degree, even one of my State Colleges wont even transfer any credits from this worthless Bachelor Degree. SO I seen a earlier post of Federal Lawsuit going on in my home state were a Student is Suing the University so I figured I would look for a law firm, and I am EXCITED to say they took my case!!! I did not know that the University has recorded Student/University Conversations since around 2010 so I will have all the proof I need that I was lied to by the University along with all of my emails. I AM SO EXCITED!!!! Finally hopefully some Relief!!! I ENCOURAGE ALL WHO HAVE BEEN SCAMMED, LIED, OR DECEIVED BY UOP ON THIS POST TO SEEK OUT A LAWYER ASAP!!!!
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#1473426

I finished 2 classes and dropped out, shouldn't they have returned the student loans and just kept the amount for the classes I actually finished? I am about to get wages garnished from US Dept of Ed.

My crazy work schedule is hard to contact the US Dept of Ed. I am hoping someone else has had this issue so I know how to handle it.

#1448744

HATE THIS FOR-PROFITS! Esp UOP and Capella!UOP = "For-Profit" COMPANY!We students continue to complain (for years!) about dissatisfaction with the instructional (lack of) quality and unacceptable interaction from its faculty.

I found out that even an agency auditor expressed concern stating that it was, "troubling", after having received 1000s of (student) "complaints" over the past years.So, I did a bit of research (below) only adding to my frustration why I enrolled within a FOR-PROFIT (scam) "school" to start. Public and private NON-PROFIT universities offer online education, and are accredited, not under investigation, not scamming its students, are compliant with government (HARKIN'S REPORT, etc.) mandated reporting, etc.2017 Statistics of College Student Graduation Success Rates:- Private “for-profits”: 27% (UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX)- Public: 58%- Private “non-profit”: 65%VIEW:https://www.npr.org/2017/03/27/52137****/how-for-profit-colleges-sell-risky-education-to-the-most-vulnerable

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#1211837 Review #1211837 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
Loss
$52000
Preferred solution
Full refund

Holding Financial Aid Hostage

I'm in class 2 and my FA is being held and I'm being told it has to be review for a program change, they have to make sure I was awarded the correct amount???? This is crazy, it should have been addressed prior to me starting school. UOP is trying to make certain students attend by not giving them FA within the 14 days they are suppose to. Funds are to be disburse in student's accounts once awarded to pay their tuition then anything over be mailed. If you leave before, they say you will owe the school, this is a very unethical, shady tactic and I will be withdrawing Monday 3/5/2018. I'll go to a school that isn't playing games and have competent advisors.
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#1201885 Review #1201885 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Tempe, Arizona
Service
University Of Phoenix Financial Aid Service
Cons
  • Whole process
Reason of review
Holding FA

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