Argosy University-Orange County

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,344
0.891% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$24,225
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
414
35% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
60%
6 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Orange County is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Orange County were General Psychology (10 degrees awarded), General Business (7 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (5 degrees).

In 2017, 105 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Orange County. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (39 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Orange County 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-Orange County 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 $24,225.

In 2017, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

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

$24,225
2017 Value
3.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Orange County had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,225. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Orange County grew by 3.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,640
Room and Board
$1,900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Orange County was of $10,640 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.47% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Orange County received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 14.7% with respect to 2016, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Orange County has a total enrollment of 414 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County is 145 students and the part-time enrollment is 269. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Orange County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.3% White, 30% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 11.8% Asian, 1.93% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (37.5%), followed by White Female (14.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (14.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 414 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County is 145 and the part-time enrollment is 269. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County 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-Orange County was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Argosy University-Orange County had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    167
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    124
  3. Black or African American
    52

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Orange County is 40.3% White, 30% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 11.8% Asian, 1.93% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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, 6 students (1.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 35 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Orange County. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Orange County are white (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Orange County is General Psychology (10 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (7 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Orange County, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (35 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (7 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-Orange County are Accountants & auditors (1,111,359 people), Other managers (717,966 people), Financial managers (439,983 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (393,564 people), and Chief executives & legislators (337,593 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Psychology (35 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Business (25 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-Orange County are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Psychology (35 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Business (25 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-Orange County are Elementary & secondary schools (905,017 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (559,382 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (524,923 people), Banking & related activities (520,978 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (514,942 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Psychology (35 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Business (25 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-Orange County.
Most Common
  1. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Orange County was General Psychology with 10 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 35
  2. 70

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County, which is 0.5 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (70).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County in Marriage & Family Therapy, which is 0.5 times less than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 16 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Orange County in Clinical Psychology, which is 3.2 times more than the 5 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Orange County is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% 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. White
    39 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Orange County is white (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    27 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    21 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Orange County is white female (27 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (21 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Orange County 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-Orange County had a total salary expenditure of $6.85M. Argosy University-Orange County employs 5 Assistant professors, 1 Professors, and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Orange County are Female Assistant professors (3), Male Assistant professors(2), and Female Professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County are: Management, with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 7 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-Orange County has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Orange County 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. $954k - Federal
  2. $22k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Orange County received $954k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.55M
2017 Salaries
24.1%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Orange County paid a median of $2.55M in salaries, which represents 37.2% of their overall expenditure ($6.85M) and a 24.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.49% decline from 2015 and a 6.2% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$459k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Orange County paid a total of $459k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 18% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
5 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County were Assistant professor with 5 employees; Professor with 1 employees; and Professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County were Management with 8 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 7 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. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County was Female Assistant professor with 3 employees, Male Assistant professor with 2 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

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

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