American Sentinel University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,600

5.26% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

2.31%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,637

33% Full-Time

About

American Sentinel University is a higher education institution located in Arapahoe County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Sentinel University were Nursing Administration (454 degrees awarded), Geographic Information Science & Cartography (10 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (3 degrees).

In 2017, 862 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Sentinel University. 89% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 11% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (593 degrees), 5.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Sentinel University is $9,600, which is $-4,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Sentinel University is $9,600, which is $-4,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 9% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 22% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,600

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at American Sentinel University was $9,600. The cost of tuition at American Sentinel University is $-4,400 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 American Sentinel University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of American Sentinel University grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

9%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

22%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

9% of undergraduate students at American Sentinel University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 28.6% with respect to 2016, when 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.31%

2016 Default Rate

12

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at American Sentinel University was 2.31%, which represents 12 out of the 519 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

American Sentinel University has a total enrollment of 2,637 students. The full-time enrollment at American Sentinel University is 871 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,766. This means that 33% of students enrolled at American Sentinel University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Sentinel University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.6% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 4.29% Two or More Races, 4.25% Asian, 0.721% Hispanic or Latino, 0.683% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.531% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Sentinel University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40%), followed by Black or African American Female (26.3%) and White Male (7.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (62.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (14%) and White Male (5.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Sentinel University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,637 students. The full-time enrollment at American Sentinel University is 871 and the part-time enrollment is 1,766. This means that 33% of students enrolled at American Sentinel University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at American Sentinel University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), American Sentinel University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,863

  2. Black or African American

    340

  3. Two or More Races

    113

The enrolled student population at American Sentinel University is 70.6% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 4.29% Two or More Races, 4.25% Asian, 0.721% Hispanic or Latino, 0.683% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.531% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 144 students (5.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 672 more women than men received degrees from American Sentinel University. The majority of degree recipients at American Sentinel University are white (593 degrees awarded). There were 5.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Sentinel University is Nursing Administration (454 degrees awarded), followed by Geographic Information Science & Cartography (10 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (3 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American Sentinel University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (825 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (20 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Sentinel University are Registered nurses (1,409,679 people), Accountants & auditors (1,175,472 people), Other managers (885,154 people), Software developers (541,878 people), and Financial managers (506,605 people).

The most specialized majors at American Sentinel University are Health (825 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (20 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), and Business (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Sentinel University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at American Sentinel University are Health (825 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (20 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), and Business (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Sentinel University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,832,690 people), Computer Systems Design (978,634 people), Elementary & secondary schools (894,399 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (668,701 people), and Banking & related activities (647,111 people).

The most specialized majors at American Sentinel University are Health (825 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (20 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), and Business (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by American Sentinel University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Sentinel University was Nursing Administration with 454 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 95

  2. 767

In 2017, 95 degrees were awarded to men at American Sentinel University, which is 0.124 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (767).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to men at American Sentinel University in Nursing Administration, which is 0.0974 times less than the 657 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 657 degrees were awarded to women at American Sentinel University in Nursing Administration, which is 10.3 times more than the 64 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Sentinel University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    593 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    116 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Sentinel University is white (593 degrees awarded). There were 5.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

5.45% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    535 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    102 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American Sentinel University is white female (535 degrees awarded). There were 5.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (102 degrees).

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Operations

American Sentinel University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, American Sentinel University had a total salary expenditure of $14.9M. American Sentinel University employs 7 Associate professors, 4 No academic ranks, and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at American Sentinel University are Female Associate professors (5), Female No academic ranks(4), and Female Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Sentinel University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 44 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

American Sentinel University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of American Sentinel University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, American Sentinel University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.49M

2017 Salaries

0.0108%

growth from 2016

In 2017, American Sentinel University paid a median of $7.49M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($14.9M) and a 0.0108% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.64% decline from 2015 and a 5.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.28M

Instructional Salaries

15

Number of Employees

In 2017, American Sentinel University paid a total of $1.28M to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

7 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Sentinel University were Associate professor with 7 employees; No academic rank with 4 employees; and No academic rank with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Sentinel University were Business and Financial Operations with 44 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Sentinel University was Female Associate professor with 5 employees, Female No academic rank with 4 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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