California Miramar University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,744
0.319% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,794
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
21.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
31.4%
140 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
199
100% Full-Time

About

California Miramar University is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at California Miramar University were General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 40 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California Miramar University. 32.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 67.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (6 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California Miramar University is $8,744, which is $−5,756 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at California Miramar University is $8,744, which is $−5,756 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,794.

In 2019, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,744
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at California Miramar University was $8,744. The cost of tuition at California Miramar University is $−5,756 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,794
2019 Value
96.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 California Miramar University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,794. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of California Miramar University grew by 96.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,779
Room and Board
$1,917
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California Miramar University was of $13,779 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,917. The cost of room and board increased by 24.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.04% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at California Miramar University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 182% with respect to 2018, when 11% 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.
21.6%
2017 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at California Miramar University was 21.6%, which represents 8 out of the 37 total borrowers.

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Admissions

California Miramar University received 140 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 241% annual growth. Out of those 140 applicants, 44 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 31.4% acceptance rate.

There were 199 students enrolled at California Miramar University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

California Miramar University has an overall enrollment yield of 81.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

31.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
44
Accepted Out of 140

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California Miramar University was 31.4% (44 admissions from 140 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 22%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 241%, while admissions grew by 389%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at California Miramar University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

California Miramar University has a total enrollment of 199 students. The full-time enrollment at California Miramar University is 199 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California Miramar University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California Miramar University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Black or African American, 9.05% White, 5.03% Two or More Races, 1.01% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California Miramar University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (23.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (6.19%), followed by Black or African American Male (3.54%) and White Female (2.65%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California Miramar University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 199 students. The full-time enrollment at California Miramar University is 199 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California Miramar University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Miramar University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), California Miramar 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. Hispanic or Latino
    28
  2. Black or African American
    26
  3. White
    18

The enrolled student population at California Miramar University is 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Black or African American, 9.05% White, 5.03% Two or More Races, 1.01% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 14 fewer women than men received degrees from California Miramar University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California Miramar University is white (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California Miramar University is General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at California Miramar University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (35 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 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 California Miramar University are Accountants & auditors (982,454 people), Other managers (732,725 people), Software developers (618,904 people), Financial managers (491,394 people), and Chief executives & legislators (381,006 people).

The most specialized majors at California Miramar University are Business (35 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 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 California Miramar University are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at California Miramar University are Business (35 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 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 California Miramar University are Computer Systems Design (953,730 people), Banking & related activities (517,059 people), Elementary & secondary schools (479,337 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (434,247 people), and Insurance carriers (433,154 people).

The most specialized majors at California Miramar University are Business (35 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 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 California Miramar University.
Most Common
  1. 6 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California Miramar University was General Business Administration & Management with 6 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

27
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
13
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 27 degrees were awarded to men at California Miramar University, which is 2.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 21 degrees were awarded to men at California Miramar University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.91 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 11 degrees were awarded to women at California Miramar University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.524 times less than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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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%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at California Miramar University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California Miramar University is white (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

2.5% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    5 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at California Miramar University is white male (5 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (2 degrees).

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Operations

California Miramar University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, California Miramar University had a total salary expenditure of $2.33M. California Miramar University employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at California Miramar University are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California Miramar University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

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2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

California Miramar University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of California Miramar University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, California Miramar University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.37M
2019 Salaries
0.348%
decline from 2018

In 2019, California Miramar University paid a median of $1.37M in salaries, which represents 58.9% of their overall expenditure ($2.33M) and a 0.348% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 88.3% growth from 2017 and a 78.8% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A
Instructional Salaries
0
Number of Employees

In N/A, California Miramar University paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor
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Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at California Miramar University.

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