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Founded in 2001 by the merging of three separate academic institutions, Argosy University is a private for-profit institute encompassing seven colleges on 28 campuses spread across the United States. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Located on North Michigan Avenue in the heart of downtown, Argosy’s Chicago campus offers numerous educational programs, degrees and certificates in a wide variety of study areas including Psychology, Education, Business, Health Services, Criminal Justice, and the Liberal Arts. Formerly the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, the college was one of the first in the country to offer a Doctor of Psychology program and is the original campus of the American Schools of Professional Psychology. In 1978 the school founded its doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, emphasizing teaching and practical training over a more research-based approach.

Argosy University has a total student body of approximately 4000, with a freshman class numbering around 450. Its coursework is designed with the working student in mind. The school offers a flexible learning format with many classes available evenings and on weekends, as well as online. The campus provides a variety of student-friendly services, such as a newly revamped library with ample computer access. Although Argosy does not provide residential housing to its students, some is available through its sister school, the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago. The school also provides a listing of housing and rental agencies within the Chicago area.

One of the best features of Argosy University’s Chicago campus is its location. Within Chicago’s world-famous “Loop”, students and visitors are within walking distance of a wide variety of major shops, restaurants, historical sites and cultural institutions. Argosy University is truly at the very center of the best of what downtown Chicago has to offer, including State Street, the Richard J. Daley Center, Grant Park, the Chicago River, and Lake Michigan.

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