Argosy University-Orange County

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,464

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$25,040

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

472

32.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

33.3%

1 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 (15 degrees awarded), General Business (10 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (5 degrees).

In 2016, 127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Orange County. 66.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (55 degrees), 1.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Orange County is $13,464, which is $-12,392 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Orange County is $13,464, which is $-12,392 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,040.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,464

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Orange County was $13,464. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Orange County is $-12,392 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$25,040

2016 Value

8.86%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Argosy University-Orange County had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,040. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Argosy University-Orange County grew by 8.86%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,640

Room and Board

$1,768

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Orange County was of $10,640 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,768. The cost of room and board increased by 6.23% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 76.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Orange County received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.

15.6%

2015 Default Rate

3079

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Argosy University-Orange County was 15.6%, which represents 3079 out of the 19780 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

Argosy University-Orange County received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 472 students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Argosy University-Orange County in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Orange County has a total enrollment of 472 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County is 155 students and the part-time enrollment is 317. This means that 32.8% 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 39% White, 30.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.9% Black or African American, 9.11% Asian, 1.91% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (41.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.6%) and White Male (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.5%) and Asian Female (9.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 472 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County is 155 and the part-time enrollment is 317. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%

2016 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 33%. 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

    184

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    144

  3. Black or African American

    56

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Orange County is 39% White, 30.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.9% Black or African American, 9.11% Asian, 1.91% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 25 students (5.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 43 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Orange County. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Orange County are white (55 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Orange County is General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (10 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 (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (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-Orange County are Accountants & auditors (1,095,543 people), Miscellaneous managers (819,373 people), Financial managers (437,186 people), Social workers (371,845 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (353,456 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Psychology (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), and Business (23 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Psychology (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), and Business (23 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 (849,207 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (611,353 people), Hospitals (578,221 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (544,510 people), and Banking & related activities (508,890 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County are Psychology (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), and Business (23 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. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 10 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Orange County was General Psychology with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 42

  2. 85

In 2016, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County, which is 0.494 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (85).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County in General Psychology, which is 1.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Orange County in Marriage & Family Therapy, which is 4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Argosy University-Orange County completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Orange County is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

    55 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    34 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Orange County is white (55 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (34 degrees).

1.57% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    38 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    20 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Orange County is white female (38 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (20 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Orange County has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Argosy University-Orange County had a total expenditure of $8.18M. Of that $8.18M, they spent $3.47M on salaries and $8.18M on benefits.

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: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 13 employees, Management, with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Argosy University-Orange County has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Orange County 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. $1.31M - Federal

  2. $15k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Argosy University-Orange County received $1.31M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$3.47M

Salary Expenditure

$8.18M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Argosy University-Orange County had a total expenditure of $8.18M. Of that $8.18M, they spent $3.47M on salaries and $8.18M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$3.47M

2015 Salaries

6.2%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Argosy University-Orange County paid a median of $3.47M in salaries, which represents 42.5% of their overall expenditure ($8.18M) and a 6.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$459k

Instructional Salaries

7

Number of Employees

In 2015, Argosy University-Orange County paid a total of $459k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

5 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

13 Employees

In 2016, 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 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees; Management with 7 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1 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 2016, 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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