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Argosy University Reviews

Updated November 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits and opportunity to continue your education as well as your family (in 7 reviews)

  • Relaxed work environment with autonomy within my specific department (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • No job security towards the end (in 6 reviews)

  • high stress around the beginning and end of the semesters (in 5 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Adjunct Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Alameda, CA
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Alameda, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Argosy University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I love the diversity and the location.

    Cons

    No cons. Argosy University is a great place to teach.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Director of Student Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eagan, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eagan, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Argosy University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great faculty and educational programs that really prepared our students well for entering the work force.

    Cons

    For profit status of the University and lack of an endowment makes for tough finances in the current political climate.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "I wouldn't go back"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Argosy University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment with autonomy within my specific department.

    Cons

    No job security towards the end.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on customers/students and employees, not just making money.


  4. "Making strides"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Argosy University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility; little to no stress

    Cons

    No room for growth; no commitment from senior level supervisors;

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your employees and their individual needs.


  5. "Director of Academics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Argosy University full-time

    Pros

    -Great students
    -Supportive environment
    -Great benefits

    Cons

    No cons currently to discuss

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide support to staff


  6. "Disorganized"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Argosy University full-time

    Pros

    The opportunity to get an education with their tuition reimbursement program is great.

    Cons

    Disorganized, overworked, sales, lack of support from management


  7. "Adjunct Professor"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Remote, OR
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Remote, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Argosy University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Argosy provided my start/introduction to teaching on a collegiate level. I've worked for the university for nearly 7 years.

    Cons

    Advancement from an adjunct into another role is not easy.

    Advice to Management

    I've experienced the best managers!

  8. "Lab assistant sonography"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Argosy University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, -accommodating to schedule changes, independent

    Cons

    Not a lot of money - feel like a babysitter at time for adulta

    Advice to Management

    Take the lab assistants opinions into consideration as they have their feet on ground and management doesn't know what goes on


  9. "Unstable Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Argosy University full-time

    Pros

    Good work from remote position and meeting lots of great students

    Cons

    Unstable Management. Expect to not stay long if hired as they are quickly declining in all areas.

    Advice to Management

    Consider those whom have worked hard for you, though can be cut in a single day due to mismanaged University structure.


  10. Helpful (5)

    "Unethical telemarketing to disinterested, unqualified & incapable"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Director of Admissions in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good fit if you are unethical, immoral and driven by selling "impulse buys" to unqualified candidates.

    Cons

    Extreme micromanagement; chained to your phone telemarketing hundreds of calls per day to disinterested, unqualified, some even homeless, or deeply in debt individuals to sell them on enrolling in overpriced, substandard degree programs which most will never complete and be left financially ruined with dismal job prospects.

    Advice to Management

    shut it down


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