Argosy University-San Diego

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,344
2017 Average Net Price
$26,460
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
15.6%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
247
52.6% Full-Time

About

Argosy University-San Diego is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2018, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Argosy University-San Diego were General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), General Business (12 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

In 2018, 78 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-San Diego. 60.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (30 degrees), 1.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-San Diego is $13,344, which is $−10,652 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-San Diego is $13,344

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,460.

In 2017, 72% of undergraduate students attending Argosy University-San Diego received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,344
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-San Diego was $13,344.

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Average Net Price

$26,460
2017 Value
27.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,460. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-San Diego grew by 27.5%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-San Diego received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.26% with respect to 2016, when 76% 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-San Diego 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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Enrollment

Argosy University-San Diego had a total enrollment of 247 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-San Diego is 130 students and the part-time enrollment is 117. This means that 52.6% of students enrolled at Argosy University-San Diego are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.4% Hispanic or Latino, 30% White, 29.6% Black or African American, 3.24% Asian, 1.62% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.62% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (20.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.8%) and White Female (18.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (25%), followed by White Female (18.2%) and Black or African American Female (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-San Diego in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 247 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-San Diego is 130 and the part-time enrollment is 117. This means that 52.6% of students enrolled at Argosy University-San Diego are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
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-San Diego was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Argosy University-San Diego had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    75 enrolled students
  2. White
    74 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    73 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-San Diego is 30.4% Hispanic or Latino, 30% White, 29.6% Black or African American, 3.24% Asian, 1.62% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.62% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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 (2.43%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 16 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-San Diego. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Argosy University-San Diego is hispanic or latino (30 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-San Diego is General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (12 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

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-San Diego are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

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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-San Diego are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

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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-San Diego are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Argosy University-San Diego.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 15 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common masters degree concentration at Argosy University-San Diego was Marriage & Family Therapy with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
47
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-San Diego, which is 0.66 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (47).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-San Diego in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-San Diego in General Psychology, which is 2 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Argosy University-San Diego is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    30 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    21 degrees awarded
  3. White
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-San Diego is hispanic or latino (30 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

3.85% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    18 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Argosy University-San Diego is hispanic or latino female (18 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (12 degrees).

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Operations

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-San Diego are: Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.5M
2017 Salaries
14.4%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-San Diego paid a median of $1.5M in salaries, a 14.4% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Occupations by Share

Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
11 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-San Diego were Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees, Management with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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