Argosy University-Atlanta

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,344
2.27% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$20,057
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
1,329
29.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
28.6%
2 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Atlanta is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Atlanta were General Psychology (20 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (20 degrees), and General Business (14 degrees).

In 2017, 336 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Atlanta. 74.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (262 degrees), 5.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta is $13,344, which is $-13,156 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta is $13,344, which is $-13,156 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,057.

In 2017, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta was $13,344. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta is $-13,156 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$20,057
2017 Value
16.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Atlanta had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,057. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Atlanta grew by 16.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,377
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Atlanta was of $6,377 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 13.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 50% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Atlanta received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.54% with respect to 2016, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Atlanta has a total enrollment of 1,329 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Atlanta is 393 students and the part-time enrollment is 936. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Atlanta are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Atlanta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.4% Black or African American, 17.4% White, 4.82% Hispanic or Latino, 0.978% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Atlanta in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (54.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (22.6%) and White Female (9.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (51.7%), followed by White Female (22.3%) and Black or African American Male (9.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Atlanta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,329 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Atlanta is 393 and the part-time enrollment is 936. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Atlanta are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
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 Argosy University-Atlanta was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Argosy University-Atlanta had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    976
  2. White
    231
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    64

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Atlanta is 73.4% Black or African American, 17.4% White, 4.82% Hispanic or Latino, 0.978% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 23 students (1.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 166 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Atlanta. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Atlanta are black or african american (262 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Atlanta is General Psychology (20 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (20 degrees) and General Business (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Atlanta, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (37 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), and Education (48 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 Argosy University-Atlanta are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,180,255 people), Registered nurses (1,467,890 people), Accountants & auditors (1,147,008 people), Other managers (774,954 people), and Financial managers (455,109 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta are Psychology (37 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), Education (48 degrees), Business (106 degrees), and Health (120 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 Argosy University-Atlanta are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Podiatrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta are Psychology (37 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), Education (48 degrees), Business (106 degrees), and Health (120 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 Argosy University-Atlanta are Elementary & secondary schools (3,559,402 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,971,479 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (752,657 people), Banking & related activities (537,769 people), and Insurance carriers (505,473 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta are Psychology (37 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), Education (48 degrees), Business (106 degrees), and Health (120 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 Argosy University-Atlanta.
Most Common
  1. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Atlanta was Registered Nursing with 20 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 85
  2. 251

In 2017, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Atlanta, which is 0.339 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (251).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Atlanta in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.667 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Atlanta in Mental Health Counseling, which is 5.78 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Argosy University-Atlanta completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Atlanta is Male and Black or African American (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    262 degrees awarded
  2. White
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Atlanta is black or african american (262 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

1.49% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    202 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    60 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Atlanta is black or african american female (202 degrees awarded). There were 3.37 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (60 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Atlanta 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 (NaNN%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Argosy University-Atlanta had a total salary expenditure of $16.2M. Argosy University-Atlanta employs 8 Associate professors, 7 Professors, and 7 Assistant professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Atlanta are Female Associate professors (8), Female Professors(6), and Female Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 14 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Argosy University-Atlanta has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Atlanta stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.61M - Federal
  2. $24.9k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Atlanta received $2.61M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.94M
2017 Salaries
11.5%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Atlanta paid a median of $6.94M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($16.2M) and a 11.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.76% growth from 2015 and a 9.27% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Atlanta paid a total of $1.6M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta were Associate professor with 8 employees; Professor with 7 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; Management with 14 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta was Female Associate professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 6 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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