Argosy University-Phoenix

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,464

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$15,888

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

511

40.7% Full-Time

About

Argosy University-Phoenix is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Phoenix were General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), General Business (3 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (2 degrees).

In 2016, 161 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Phoenix. 71.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (105 degrees), 3.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix is $13,464, which is $-507 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix is $13,464, which is $-507 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,888.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,464

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix was $13,464. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix is $-507 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$15,888

2016 Value

15.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Argosy University-Phoenix had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,888. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Argosy University-Phoenix grew by 15.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,600

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Phoenix was of $5,600 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.99% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Phoenix received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.41% with respect to 2015, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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15.6%

2015 Default Rate

3079

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Argosy University-Phoenix 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-Phoenix 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 511 students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix 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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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Phoenix has a total enrollment of 511 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix is 208 students and the part-time enrollment is 303. This means that 40.7% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Phoenix, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 16% Black or African American, 2.15% Asian, 1.96% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.587% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.9%) and White Male (17.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (48.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.3%) and White Male (15.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix, both undergraduate and graduate, is 511 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix is 208 and the part-time enrollment is 303. This means that 40.7% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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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-Phoenix was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Argosy University-Phoenix had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    286

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    106

  3. Black or African American

    82

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Phoenix is 56% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 16% Black or African American, 2.15% Asian, 1.96% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.587% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 10 students (1.96%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 69 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Phoenix. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Phoenix are white (105 degrees awarded). There were 3.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (31 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Phoenix is General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (3 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (2 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Phoenix, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (80 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (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 Argosy University-Phoenix are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,009,681 people), Registered nurses (1,340,249 people), Social workers (367,910 people), Secondary school teachers (322,048 people), and Education administrators (308,535 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix are Psychology (80 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (4 degrees), Education (12 degrees), and Health (35 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-Phoenix are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix are Psychology (80 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (4 degrees), Education (12 degrees), and Health (35 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-Phoenix are Elementary & secondary schools (3,208,470 people), Hospitals (1,749,534 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (464,402 people), Outpatient care centers (397,231 people), and Individual & family services (296,149 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix are Psychology (80 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (4 degrees), Education (12 degrees), and Health (35 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-Phoenix.

Most Common

  1. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 3 degrees awarded

  3. 2 degrees awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 46

  2. 115

In 2016, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Phoenix, which is 0.4 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (115).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Phoenix in Clinical Psychology, which is 0.556 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Phoenix in Mental Health Counseling, which is 5.8 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

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    105 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Phoenix is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 3.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (31 degrees).

1.86% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    71 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    34 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Phoenix is white female (71 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Phoenix 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 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Argosy University-Phoenix had a total expenditure of $8.1M. Of that $8.1M, they spent $3.58M on salaries and $8.1M on benefits.

Argosy University-Phoenix employs 6 Professors, 4 Associate professors, and 2 Assistant professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Phoenix are Female Professors (4), Female Associate professors(3), and Male Professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 15 employees, Management, with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Argosy University-Phoenix has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Phoenix stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.17M - Federal

  2. $45k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Argosy University-Phoenix received $1.17M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $45k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$3.58M

Salary Expenditure

$8.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Argosy University-Phoenix had a total expenditure of $8.1M. Of that $8.1M, they spent $3.58M on salaries and $8.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$3.58M

2015 Salaries

8.15%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Argosy University-Phoenix paid a median of $3.58M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($8.1M) and a 8.15% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$799k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2015, Argosy University-Phoenix paid a total of $799k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

6 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix were Professor with 6 employees; Associate professor with 4 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees; Management with 10 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix was Female Professor with 4 employees, Female Associate professor with 3 employees, and Male Professor with 2 employees.

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

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