American Jewish University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,480
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,651
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.84%
Default Rate
2018 Acceptance Rate
96%
25 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
108
95.4% Full-Time
2019 Graduation Rate
100%
7 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 Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6 degrees awarded), General Psychology (4 degrees), and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (3 degrees).

In 2019, 51 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Jewish University. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was unknown (39 degrees), 6.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Jewish University is $30,480, which is $3,200 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Jewish University is $30,480, which is $3,200 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,651.

In 2019, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,480
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at American Jewish University was $30,480. The cost of tuition at American Jewish University is $3,200 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$18,651
2019 Value
25.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 American Jewish University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,651. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of American Jewish University grew by 25.3%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at American Jewish University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 7.06% with respect to 2018, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
4.84%
2017 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at American Jewish University was 4.84%, which represents 6 out of the 124 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 25 undergraduate applications in 2018, which represents a NaNy% annual growth. Out of those 25 applicants, 24 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96% acceptance rate.

There were 108 students enrolled at American Jewish University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

American Jewish University has an overall enrollment yield of 25%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96%
Acceptance Rate in 2018
24
Accepted Out of 25

In 2018, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American Jewish University was 96% (24 admissions from 25 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2018, the number of applicants grew by NaNy%, while admissions grew by NaNy%.

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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 2018 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

American Jewish University has a total enrollment of 108 students. The full-time enrollment at American Jewish University is 103 students and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 95.4% of students enrolled at American Jewish University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Jewish University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17.6% White, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Jewish University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.6%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Asian Male (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (0%), followed by Asian Female (0%) and Black or African American Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Jewish University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 108 students. The full-time enrollment at American Jewish University is 103 and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 95.4% of students enrolled at American Jewish University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
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 Jewish University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), American Jewish 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
    19
  2. Asian
    0
  3. Black or African American
    0

The enrolled student population at American Jewish University is 17.6% White, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 9 more women than men received degrees from American Jewish University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Jewish University is unknown (39 degrees awarded). There were 6.5 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Jewish University is Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (4 degrees) and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (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 (14 degrees awarded), Biology (6 degrees), and Education (8 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 (1,691,765 people), Accountants & auditors (1,027,756 people), Other managers (884,890 people), Secondary school teachers (614,397 people), and Financial managers (527,661 people).

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Biology (6 degrees), Education (8 degrees), Psychology (4 degrees), and Business (18 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, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Biology (6 degrees), Education (8 degrees), Psychology (4 degrees), and Business (18 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 (3,457,502 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (891,657 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (890,780 people), Computer Systems Design (577,283 people), and Banking & related activities (533,646 people).

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Biology (6 degrees), Education (8 degrees), Psychology (4 degrees), and Business (18 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 4 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 3 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Jewish University was Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences with 6 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

21
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
30
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 21 degrees were awarded to men at American Jewish University, which is 0.7 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (30).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 8 degrees were awarded to men at American Jewish University in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 0.8 times less than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 10 degrees were awarded to women at American Jewish University in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 1.25 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 29% of students graduating from American Jewish University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Jewish University is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (70.6%).

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, 42.9% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Unknown
    39 degrees awarded
  2. White
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Jewish University is unknown (39 degrees awarded). There were 6.5 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

76.5% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    3 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    3 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American Jewish University is white male (3 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (3 degrees).

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Operations

American Jewish University has an endowment valued at nearly $22.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.31M (23.9%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, American Jewish University had a total salary expenditure of $26.1M. American Jewish University employs 10 Instructors, 4 Professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American Jewish University are Female Instructors (6), Male Instructors(4), and Male Professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Jewish University are: Management, with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.2M
2019 Endowment
0.401%
growth from 2018

American Jewish University has an endowment valued at about $22.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of American Jewish University grew 0.401% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.5M 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. $207k - Federal
  2. $116k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, American Jewish University received $207k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $116k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.96M
2019 Salaries
4.02%
decline from 2018

In 2019, American Jewish University paid a median of $9.96M in salaries, which represents 38.2% of their overall expenditure ($26.1M) and a 4.02% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.3% growth from 2017 and a 2.6% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$656k
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2019, American Jewish University paid a total of $656k to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.59% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Jewish University were Instructor with 10 employees; Professor with 4 employees; and Professor with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Jewish University were Management with 35 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Jewish University was Female Instructor with 6 employees, Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Male Professor with 3 employees.

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

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