Azusa Pacific University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,926

3.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$28,784

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.06%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

60.1%

8,939 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

9,926

72.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66.8%

785 Graduates

About

Azusa Pacific University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Azusa Pacific University were Registered Nursing (455 degrees awarded), General Psychology (190 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees).

In 2017, 2,860 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Azusa Pacific University. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,216 degrees), 1.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (739 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $36,926, which is $10,426 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $36,926, which is $10,426 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,784.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,926

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Azusa Pacific University was $36,926. The cost of tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $10,426 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$28,784

2017 Value

0.975%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Azusa Pacific University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,784. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Azusa Pacific University grew by 0.975%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,993

Room and Board

$1,792

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Azusa Pacific University was of $10,993 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,792. The cost of room and board increased by 3.77% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Azusa Pacific University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 93% 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.

3.06%

2016 Default Rate

111

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Azusa Pacific University was 3.06%, which represents 111 out of the 3628 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

Azusa Pacific University received 8,939 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 11.3% annual growth. Out of those 8,939 applicants, 5,374 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.1% acceptance rate.

There were 9,926 students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in 2017, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Azusa Pacific University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,374

Accepted Out of 8,939

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Azusa Pacific University was 60.1% (5,374 admissions from 8,939 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 11.3%, while admissions grew by 8.9%.

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SAT Scores

78%

Submission Percentage

855

Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at Azusa Pacific University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Azusa Pacific University has a total enrollment of 9,926 students. The full-time enrollment at Azusa Pacific University is 7,232 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,694. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Azusa Pacific University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.9% White, 29.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Asian, 6.31% Black or African American, 4.74% Two or More Races, 1.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.343% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.8%) and White Male (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.8%) and White Male (9.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Azusa Pacific University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,926 students. The full-time enrollment at Azusa Pacific University is 7,232 and the part-time enrollment is 2,694. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

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 Azusa Pacific University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Azusa Pacific University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,667

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,957

  3. Asian

    1,101

The enrolled student population at Azusa Pacific University is 36.9% White, 29.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Asian, 6.31% Black or African American, 4.74% Two or More Races, 1.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.343% 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 51.5% 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, 674 students (6.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1214 more women than men received degrees from Azusa Pacific University. The majority of degree recipients at Azusa Pacific University are white (1,216 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (739 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Azusa Pacific University is Registered Nursing (455 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (190 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Azusa Pacific University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), and Education (594 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 Azusa Pacific University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,038,341 people), Secondary school teachers (335,958 people), Education administrators (314,503 people), Social workers, all other (284,723 people), and Other managers (232,015 people).

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), Education (594 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (118 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (158 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 Azusa Pacific University are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Nurse anesthetists, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), Education (594 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (118 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (158 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 Azusa Pacific University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,134,098 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (461,844 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (345,098 people), Individual & family services (255,589 people), and Outpatient care centers (218,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), Education (594 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (118 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (158 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 Azusa Pacific University.

Most Common

  1. 455 degrees awarded

  2. 190 degrees awarded

  3. 111 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Azusa Pacific University was Registered Nursing with 455 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 823

  2. 2,037

In 2017, 823 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University, which is 0.404 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,037).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University in General Education, which is 0.292 times less than the 308 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 553 degrees were awarded to women at Azusa Pacific University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.43 times more than the 86 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Azusa Pacific University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (73.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Azusa Pacific University is Male and Asian (73.3% 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, 3.95% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,216 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    739 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    312 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Azusa Pacific University is white (1,216 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (739 degrees).

7.8% of degree recipients (223 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    852 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    538 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    364 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Azusa Pacific University is white female (852 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (538 degrees).

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Operations

Azusa Pacific University has an endowment valued at nearly $81.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.6M (18%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Azusa Pacific University had a total salary expenditure of $249M. Azusa Pacific University employs 202 Assistant professors, 139 Professors, and 119 Associate professors. Most academics at Azusa Pacific University are Female Assistant professors (131), Male Professors(87), and Male Assistant professors (71).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University are: Management, with 385 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 363 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$81.4M

2017 Endowment

20.2%

growth from 2016

Azusa Pacific University has an endowment valued at about $81.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Azusa Pacific University grew 20.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $205M lower than 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. $1.39M - Federal

  2. $106k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Azusa Pacific University received $1.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $106k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$125M

2017 Salaries

5.03%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Azusa Pacific University paid a median of $125M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($249M) and a 5.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.09% growth from 2015 and a 0.092% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$46.1M

Instructional Salaries

496

Number of Employees

In 2017, Azusa Pacific University paid a total of $46.1M to 496 employees working as instructors, which represents 37% 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

202 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

385 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University were Assistant professor with 202 employees; Professor with 139 employees; and Professor with 119 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University were Management with 385 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 363 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University was Female Assistant professor with 131 employees, Male Professor with 87 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 71 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Azusa Pacific University.

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