Golf Academy Of America Chandler

Overview of Golf Academy Of America Chandler

Golf Academy can be found in Chandler, AZ (a large suburb). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Golf Academy.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The most common majors at Golf Academy are in business and management.

Golf Academy Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 238 students were enrolled in Golf Academy. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"SDGA is a unique concept in the field of education. It is dedicated to rigorous academic standards as well as enhancement of golf proficiency. The mission of SDGA is to prepare qualified students for positions in golf complex operations and management. This is achieved through a curriculum that focuses on business management, the golf industry, modern teaching methods, and sound human relations skills. Excellence and continuous improvement in the provision of education and placement are at the core of SDGAÆs philosophy."

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Contacting Golf Academy

Golf Academy of America
670 N. Arizona Ave., Ste. 13
Chandler , AZ 85225
General Phone: (800) 342-7342

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Golf Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management131business administration

Number of programs and degrees for Golf Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1311

Golf Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Golf Academy had a total enrollment of 238 students (356 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 98%
Women 2%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 1%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 15%
20-21 29%
22-24 23%
25-29 16%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%

Golf Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

Golf Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chandler, Arizona for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arizona Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Golf Academy Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Golf Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,465
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,465
Books and supplies $ 719

Financial Aid:
Golf Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3010613)

Golf Academy Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$46,8130*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$46,8130*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Golf Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

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