American Jewish University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,592

2.07% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,977

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

82.9%

41 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

153

94.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

28.6%

4 Graduates

About

American Jewish University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Jewish University were Other Literature (6 degrees awarded), Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4 degrees), and General Psychology (3 degrees).

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Jewish University. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were unknown (33 degrees), 3.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Jewish University is $29,592, which is $4,398 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Jewish University is $29,592, which is $4,398 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,977.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,592

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at American Jewish University was $29,592. The cost of tuition at American Jewish University is $4,398 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$26,977

2017 Value

4.97%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 American Jewish University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,977. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of American Jewish University grew by 4.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,456

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American Jewish University was of $17,456 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 5.46% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at American Jewish University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 12.1% with respect to 2016, when 91% 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.

8%

2016 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at American Jewish University was 8%, which represents 4 out of the 50 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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Admissions

American Jewish University received 41 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 57.7% annual decline. Out of those 41 applicants, 34 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.9% acceptance rate.

There were 153 students enrolled at American Jewish University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

American Jewish University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

34

Accepted Out of 41

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American Jewish University was 82.9% (34 admissions from 41 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 59.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -57.7%, while admissions declined by -41.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at American Jewish University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

American Jewish University has a total enrollment of 153 students. The full-time enrollment at American Jewish University is 145 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at American Jewish University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Jewish University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16.3% White, 3.27% Black or African American, 1.96% Hispanic or Latino, 1.31% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Jewish University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (14.3%), followed by White Male (11.1%) and Asian Female (1.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (4.88%), followed by Black or African American Male (3.66%) and White Female (3.66%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Jewish University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 153 students. The full-time enrollment at American Jewish University is 145 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at American Jewish University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%

2017 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 Jewish University was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), American Jewish University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    25

  2. Black or African American

    5

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3

The enrolled student population at American Jewish University is 16.3% White, 3.27% Black or African American, 1.96% Hispanic or Latino, 1.31% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 14 more women than men received degrees from American Jewish University. The majority of degree recipients at American Jewish University are unknown (33 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Jewish University is Other Literature (6 degrees awarded), followed by Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4 degrees) and General Psychology (3 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American Jewish University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (6 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,120,115 people), Accountants & auditors (1,119,692 people), Other managers (690,636 people), Financial managers (439,848 people), and Secondary school teachers (366,204 people).

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (6 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Business (22 degrees), and Education (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (6 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Business (22 degrees), and Education (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,235,858 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (619,552 people), Banking & related activities (516,204 people), Computer Systems Design (473,288 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (418,504 people).

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (6 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Business (22 degrees), and Education (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 Jewish University.

Most Common

  1. 6 degrees awarded

  2. 4 degrees awarded

  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Jewish University was Other Literature with 6 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 19

  2. 33

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to men at American Jewish University, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (33).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to men at American Jewish University in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 0.571 times less than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to women at American Jewish University in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 1.75 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 63% of students graduating from American Jewish University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Jewish University is Female and White (40% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 25% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    33 degrees awarded

  2. White

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Jewish University is unknown (33 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

63.5% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    5 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American Jewish University is white male (5 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (4 degrees).

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Operations

American Jewish University has an endowment valued at nearly $22.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.18M (27.9%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, American Jewish University had a total salary expenditure of $24.6M. American Jewish University employs 8 Professors, 3 Assistant professors, and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at American Jewish University are Male Professors (7), Male Assistant professors(3), and Female Professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Jewish University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.2M

2017 Endowment

5.58%

growth from 2016

American Jewish University has an endowment valued at about $22.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of American Jewish University grew 5.58% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.9M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $193k - Federal

  2. $121k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, American Jewish University received $193k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $121k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.24M

2017 Salaries

2.6%

decline from 2016

In 2017, American Jewish University paid a median of $9.24M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($24.6M) and a 2.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.5% growth from 2015 and a 0.849% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.09M

Instructional Salaries

12

Number of Employees

In 2017, American Jewish University paid a total of $1.09M to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

8 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Jewish University were Professor with 8 employees; Assistant professor with 3 employees; and Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Jewish University were Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Jewish University was Male Professor with 7 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at American Jewish University.

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