Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,344

26.3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$27,440

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

5,791

56.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

3.52%

100 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division were General Psychology (377 degrees awarded), General Business (179 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (60 degrees).

In 2017, 1,549 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division. 75% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (742 degrees), 1.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (538 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division 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-Phoenix Online Division 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 $27,440.

In 2017, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

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

$27,440

2017 Value

4.71%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,440. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division grew by 4.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,400

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division was of $8,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by Infinityk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.64% with respect to 2016, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division has a total enrollment of 5,791 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is 3,267 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,524. This means that 56.4% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.4% White, 37.8% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.881% Asian, 0.812% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.7%) and White Male (9.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (39.5%), followed by White Female (25.8%) and Black or African American Male (9.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,791 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is 3,267 and the part-time enrollment is 2,524. This means that 56.4% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

36%

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-Phoenix Online Division was 36%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,632

  2. Black or African American

    2,187

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    589

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is 45.4% White, 37.8% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.881% Asian, 0.812% 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, 168 students (2.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 773 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division are white (742 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (538 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is General Psychology (377 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (179 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (60 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (588 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (153 degrees), and Business (605 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-Phoenix Online Division 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-Phoenix Online Division are Psychology (588 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (153 degrees), Business (605 degrees), Protective Services (66 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 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-Phoenix Online Division are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division are Psychology (588 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (153 degrees), Business (605 degrees), Protective Services (66 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 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 Online Division 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-Phoenix Online Division are Psychology (588 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (153 degrees), Business (605 degrees), Protective Services (66 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 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 Online Division.

Most Common

  1. 377 degrees awarded

  2. 179 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division was General Psychology with 377 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 388

  2. 1,161

In 2017, 388 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division, which is 0.334 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,161).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division in General Business, which is 0.489 times less than the 231 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 457 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division in General Psychology, which is 4.62 times more than the 99 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

6%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 6% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 6% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (8.63%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is Female and Hispanic or Latino (8.63% 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, 2% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    742 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    538 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is white (742 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (538 degrees).

4.78% of degree recipients (74 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    563 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    401 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    179 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is white female (563 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (401 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division 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-Phoenix Online Division had a total salary expenditure of $80.7M. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division employs 36 Assistant professors, 13 Instructors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division are Female Assistant professors (20), Male Assistant professors(16), and Female Instructors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division are: Office and Administrative Support, with 132 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 47 employees, and Management with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division 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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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $24.9M - Federal

  2. $23.9k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division received $24.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $23.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$28.7M

2017 Salaries

17%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division paid a median of $28.7M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($80.7M) and a 17% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 16.7% decline from 2015 and a 11.2% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.65M

Instructional Salaries

61

Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division paid a total of $3.65M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.7% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

36 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

132 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division were Assistant professor with 36 employees; Instructor with 13 employees; and Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division were Office and Administrative Support with 132 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 47 employees; and Management with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division was Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Female Instructor with 9 employees.

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

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