John F. Kennedy University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,500
0% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
4.71%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
100%
22 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,125
32.4% Full-Time

About

John F. Kennedy University is a higher education institution located in Contra Costa County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at John F. Kennedy University were General Psychology (14 degrees awarded), Paralegal (12 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

In 2019, 251 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John F. Kennedy University. 71.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (116 degrees), 3.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John F. Kennedy University is $8,500, which is $−13,526 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at John F. Kennedy University is $8,500, which is $−13,526 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2019, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,500
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at John F. Kennedy University was $8,500. The cost of tuition at John F. Kennedy University is $−13,526 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at John F. Kennedy University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 26% with respect to 2018, when 77% 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.
4.71%
2017 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at John F. Kennedy University was 4.71%, which represents 17 out of the 361 total borrowers.

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Admissions

John F. Kennedy University received 22 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a NaNy% annual growth. Out of those 22 applicants, 22 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 1,125 students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

John F. Kennedy University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
22
Accepted Out of 22

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of John F. Kennedy University was 100% (22 admissions from 22 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was N/A%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by NaNy%, while admissions grew by NaNy%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

John F. Kennedy University has a total enrollment of 1,125 students. The full-time enrollment at John F. Kennedy University is 364 students and the part-time enrollment is 761. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John F. Kennedy University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.8% White, 12.7% Black or African American, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 7.2% Two or More Races, 5.69% Asian, 0.622% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.533% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (20.8%), followed by White Female (20.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.5%), followed by White Male (9.71%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.53%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John F. Kennedy University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,125 students. The full-time enrollment at John F. Kennedy University is 364 and the part-time enrollment is 761. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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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 John F. Kennedy University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), John F. Kennedy 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
    436
  2. Black or African American
    143
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    123

The enrolled student population at John F. Kennedy University is 38.8% White, 12.7% Black or African American, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 7.2% Two or More Races, 5.69% Asian, 0.622% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.533% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 251 students (22.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 107 more women than men received degrees from John F. Kennedy University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at John F. Kennedy University is white (116 degrees awarded). There were 3.31 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John F. Kennedy University is General Psychology (14 degrees awarded), followed by Paralegal (12 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at John F. Kennedy University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Legal (38 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 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 John F. Kennedy University are Accountants & auditors (1,005,632 people), Other managers (793,866 people), Financial managers (508,259 people), Chief executives & legislators (396,546 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (293,247 people).

The most specialized majors at John F. Kennedy University are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Legal (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), and Business (30 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 John F. Kennedy University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at John F. Kennedy University are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Legal (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), and Business (30 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 John F. Kennedy University are Elementary & secondary schools (891,029 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (536,622 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (531,109 people), Computer Systems Design (530,471 people), and Banking & related activities (504,059 people).

The most specialized majors at John F. Kennedy University are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Legal (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), and Business (30 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John F. Kennedy University was General Psychology with 14 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

72
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
179
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 72 degrees were awarded to men at John F. Kennedy University, which is 0.402 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (179).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded to men at John F. Kennedy University in Counseling Psychology, which is 0.262 times less than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 65 degrees were awarded to women at John F. Kennedy University in Counseling Psychology, which is 3.82 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at John F. Kennedy University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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.

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    116 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John F. Kennedy University is white (116 degrees awarded). There were 3.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

13.9% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    86 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at John F. Kennedy University is white female (86 degrees awarded). There were 2.87 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (30 degrees).

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Operations

John F. Kennedy University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.47M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $285k (4.4%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, John F. Kennedy University had a total salary expenditure of $22.4M. John F. Kennedy University employs 15 Professors, 8 Assistant professors, and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at John F. Kennedy University are Female Professors (8), Male Professors(7), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University are: Management, with 15 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 11 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.47M
2019 Endowment
4.6%
growth from 2018

John F. Kennedy University has an endowment valued at about $6.47M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of John F. Kennedy University grew 4.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $506k - Federal
  2. $150k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, John F. Kennedy University received $506k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $150k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.57M
2019 Salaries
18.9%
decline from 2018

In 2019, John F. Kennedy University paid a median of $9.57M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($22.4M) and a 18.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.28% decline from 2017 and a 3.04% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.05M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2019, John F. Kennedy University paid a total of $2.05M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University were Professor with 15 employees; Assistant professor with 8 employees; and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University were Management with 15 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University was Female Professor with 8 employees, Male Professor with 7 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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