American Jewish University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,394
3% growth from 2019
2018 Student Loan
2.22%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
93
92.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
33.3%
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 General Psychology (4 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (3 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (2 degrees).

In 2020, 52 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Jewish University. 78.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was unknown (40 degrees), 4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Jewish University is $31,394, which is $2,994 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Jewish University is $31,394, which is $2,994 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $0.

In 2020, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,394
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at American Jewish University was $31,394. The cost of tuition at American Jewish University is $2,994 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$0
2020 Value
100%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 American Jewish University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $0. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of American Jewish University grew by 100%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at American Jewish University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 91% 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.
2.22%
2018 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at American Jewish University was 2.22%, which represents 1 out of the 45 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 Jewish University has a total enrollment of 93 students. The full-time enrollment at American Jewish University is 86 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 92.5% of students enrolled at American Jewish University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Jewish University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.9% White, 2.15% Hispanic or Latino, 2.15% Two or More Races, 1.08% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Jewish University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.9%), followed by White Male (11.8%) and Asian Female (2.94%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.1%), followed by White Male (3.85%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Jewish University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93 students. The full-time enrollment at American Jewish University is 86 and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 92.5% of students enrolled at American Jewish University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% 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
    39
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2
  3. Two or More Races
    2

The enrolled student population at American Jewish University is 41.9% White, 2.15% Hispanic or Latino, 2.15% Two or More Races, 1.08% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 30 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 (40 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Jewish University is General Psychology (4 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (3 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (2 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 (10 degrees awarded), Education (21 degrees), and Psychology (4 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 (1,717,646 people), Accountants & auditors (1,026,382 people), Other managers (871,565 people), Secondary school teachers (609,280 people), and Financial managers (532,673 people).

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (10 degrees awarded), Education (21 degrees), Psychology (4 degrees), Business (12 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (2 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 (10 degrees awarded), Education (21 degrees), Psychology (4 degrees), Business (12 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (2 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 (3,495,020 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (766,918 people), Computer Systems Design (584,731 people), Banking & related activities (544,015 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (526,605 people).

The most specialized majors at American Jewish University are Theology (10 degrees awarded), Education (21 degrees), Psychology (4 degrees), Business (12 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (2 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. 4 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 3 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Jewish University was General Psychology with 4 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

11
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
41
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 11 degrees were awarded to men at American Jewish University, which is 0.268 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (41).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 4 degrees were awarded to men at American Jewish University in Rabbinical Studies, which is 1.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to women at American Jewish University in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is NaNy times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 40% of students graduating from American Jewish University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Jewish University is Male and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 100% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Unknown
    40 degrees awarded
  2. White
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Jewish University is unknown (40 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (10 degrees).

76.9% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    6 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Jewish University is white female (6 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (4 degrees).

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Operations

American Jewish University has an endowment valued at nearly $22.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.99M (8.89%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, American Jewish University had a total salary expenditure of $26.8M. American Jewish University employs 8 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American Jewish University are Male Professors (7), Female Professors(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Jewish University are: Management, with 38 employees, Service, with 17 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.4M
2020 Endowment
0.713%
growth from 2019

American Jewish University has an endowment valued at about $22.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of American Jewish University grew 0.713% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.5M 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. $151k - Federal
  2. $81k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, American Jewish University received $151k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $81k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.7M
2020 Salaries
7.67%
growth from 2019

In 2020, American Jewish University paid a median of $10.7M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($26.8M) and a 7.67% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.02% decline from 2018 and a 12.3% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$721k
Instructional Salaries
8
Number of Employees

In 2020, American Jewish University paid a total of $721k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.73% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Jewish University were Professor with 8 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Jewish University were Management with 38 employees; Service with 17 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Jewish University was Male Professor with 7 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

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

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