Argosy University-Chicago

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,344

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,645

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

528

43.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

3.45%

1 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Chicago is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Chicago were General Psychology (16 degrees awarded), General Business (10 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

In 2017, 146 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Chicago. 73.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (72 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Chicago 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-Chicago 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 $20,645.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Chicago was $13,344. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Chicago 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

$20,645

2017 Value

19.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Chicago had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,645. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Chicago grew by 19.5%.

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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-Chicago 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

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Chicago received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 14.6% with respect to 2016, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Chicago has a total enrollment of 528 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Chicago is 231 students and the part-time enrollment is 297. This means that 43.8% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Chicago are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46% Black or African American, 30.3% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.36% Asian, 0.758% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.379% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Chicago in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (48.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (11.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (30.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.7%) and White Male (9.87%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 528 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Chicago is 231 and the part-time enrollment is 297. This means that 43.8% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Chicago are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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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 Argosy University-Chicago was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Argosy University-Chicago 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

    243

  2. White

    160

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    61

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Chicago is 46% Black or African American, 30.3% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.36% Asian, 0.758% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.379% 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, 8 students (1.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 68 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Chicago. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Chicago are black or african american (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Chicago is General Psychology (16 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (10 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Chicago, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (61 degrees awarded), Business (44 degrees), and Protective Services (6 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 Argosy University-Chicago are Registered nurses (1,438,728 people), Accountants & auditors (1,127,308 people), Other managers (750,457 people), Financial managers (445,404 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (414,518 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Chicago are Psychology (61 degrees awarded), Business (44 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (3 degrees), and Health (29 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-Chicago are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Chicago are Psychology (61 degrees awarded), Business (44 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (3 degrees), and Health (29 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 Argosy University-Chicago are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,914,373 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,039,160 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (604,281 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (536,454 people), and Banking & related activities (526,042 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Chicago are Psychology (61 degrees awarded), Business (44 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (3 degrees), and Health (29 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-Chicago.

Most Common

  1. 16 degrees awarded

  2. 10 degrees awarded

  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Chicago was General Psychology with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 39

  2. 107

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Chicago, which is 0.364 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Chicago in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.667 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Chicago in Clinical Psychology, which is 2 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Chicago is Female and Hispanic or Latino (20% 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

    72 degrees awarded

  2. White

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Chicago is black or african american (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (40 degrees).

2.74% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    57 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    26 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Chicago is black or african american female (57 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (26 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Chicago 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 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Argosy University-Chicago had a total salary expenditure of $9.69M. Argosy University-Chicago employs 7 Professors, 7 Associate professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Chicago are Male Associate professors (7), Female Professors(5), and Male Professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Chicago are: Management, with 17 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Argosy University-Chicago has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Chicago stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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. $900k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Chicago received $900k 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

$4.56M

2017 Salaries

10.4%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Chicago paid a median of $4.56M in salaries, which represents 47.1% of their overall expenditure ($9.69M) and a 10.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.32% decline from 2015 and a 6.75% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.45M

Instructional Salaries

17

Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Chicago paid a total of $1.45M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

7 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Chicago were Professor with 7 employees; Associate professor with 7 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Chicago were Management with 17 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Chicago was Male Associate professor with 7 employees, Female Professor with 5 employees, and Male Professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Argosy University-Chicago.

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