California Aeronautical University (433420)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,030
2022 Average Net Price
$39,416
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.541%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
333
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.7%
2 Graduates

About

California Aeronautical University (433420) is a higher education institution located in Kern County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at California Aeronautical University (433420) were Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew (27 degrees awarded) and Airway Management & Operations (6 degrees).

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California Aeronautical University (433420). 21.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 78.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (21 degrees), 2.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California Aeronautical University (433420) is $15,030, which is $3,066 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at California Aeronautical University (433420) is $15,030, which is $3,066 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,416.

In 2022, 51% of undergraduate students attending California Aeronautical University (433420) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,030
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at California Aeronautical University (433420) was $15,030. The cost of tuition at California Aeronautical University (433420) is $3,066 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$39,416
2022 Value
9.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 California Aeronautical University (433420) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,416. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of California Aeronautical University (433420) grew by 9.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,954
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at California Aeronautical University (433420) was of $11,954 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 19% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at California Aeronautical University (433420) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 32.9% with respect to 2021, 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.
0.541%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at California Aeronautical University (433420) was 0.541%, which represents 1 out of the 185 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

California Aeronautical University (433420) had a total enrollment of 333 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at California Aeronautical University (433420) is 333 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California Aeronautical University (433420) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California Aeronautical University (433420), both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.5% White, 32.4% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Asian, 7.51% Black or African American, 3.3% Two or More Races, and 1.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at California Aeronautical University (433420) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (38.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (27.3%) and Asian Male (9.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and White Female (33.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California Aeronautical University (433420) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 333 students. The full-time enrollment at California Aeronautical University (433420) is 333 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California Aeronautical University (433420) are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 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 California Aeronautical University (433420) was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), California Aeronautical University (433420) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    145 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    108 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    35 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at California Aeronautical University (433420) is 43.5% White, 32.4% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Asian, 7.51% Black or African American, 3.3% Two or More Races, and 1.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 22 fewer women than men received degrees from California Aeronautical University (433420). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California Aeronautical University (433420) is white (21 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California Aeronautical University (433420) is Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew (27 degrees awarded), followed by Airway Management & Operations (6 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at California Aeronautical University (433420), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees).

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 California Aeronautical University (433420) are Accountants & auditors (1,009,431 people), Other managers (659,258 people), Financial managers (474,399 people), Chief executives & legislators (356,872 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (242,660 people).

The most specialized majors at California Aeronautical University (433420) in 2022 are Transportation (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 California Aeronautical University (433420) are Physicians, Surgeons, Personal financial advisors, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at California Aeronautical University (433420) are Transportation (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 California Aeronautical University (433420) are Computer Systems Design (476,507 people), Banking & related activities (460,730 people), Elementary & secondary schools (442,594 people), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (399,630 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (395,737 people).

The most specialized majors at California Aeronautical University (433420) are Transportation (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 California Aeronautical University (433420).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California Aeronautical University (433420) was Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew with 27 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

30
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
8
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at California Aeronautical University (433420), which is 3.75 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (8).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at California Aeronautical University (433420) in Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew, which is 6 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at California Aeronautical University (433420) in Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew, which is 0.167 times less than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at California Aeronautical University (433420) is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    21 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California Aeronautical University (433420) is white (21 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

10.5% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    19 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California Aeronautical University (433420) is white male (19 degrees awarded). There were 3.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (6 degrees).

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Operations

California Aeronautical University (433420) employs 17 Instructors. Most academics at California Aeronautical University (433420) are Male Instructor (15), and Female Instructor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California Aeronautical University (433420) are: Service, with 25 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 8 employees, and Sales and related with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$6.79M
2022 Salaries
6.36%
growth from 2021

In 2022, California Aeronautical University (433420) paid a median of $6.79M in salaries, a 6.36% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.09M
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2022, California Aeronautical University (433420) paid a total of $1.09M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at California Aeronautical University (433420) was Instructor with 17 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California Aeronautical University (433420) were Service with 25 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees, and Sales and related with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California Aeronautical University (433420) was Male Instructor with 15 employees, and Female Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at California Aeronautical University (433420).

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