North American University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,900
4.76% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,468
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
20%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
573
59.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
44.9%
44 Graduates

About

North American University is a higher education institution located in Fort Bend County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North American University were General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees awarded), Computer Science (23 degrees), and Teacher Education (16 degrees).

In 2019, 172 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North American University. 36.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 63.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (47 degrees), 3.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North American University is $9,900, which is $−17,380 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North American University is $9,900, which is $−17,380 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,468.

In 2019, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,900
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at North American University was $9,900. The cost of tuition at North American University is $−17,380 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$12,468
2019 Value
8.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 North American University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,468. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of North American University grew by 8.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,481
Room and Board
$1,122
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North American University was of $9,481 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,122. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
23%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at North American University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.19% with respect to 2018, when 94% 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.
20%
2017 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at North American University was 20%, which represents 14 out of the 70 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

North American University has a total enrollment of 573 students. The full-time enrollment at North American University is 342 students and the part-time enrollment is 231. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at North American University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North American University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18.2% White, 8.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.73% Black or African American, 4.19% Asian, 2.79% Two or More Races, 0.175% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at North American University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (11.7%), followed by White Male (10.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.79%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (5.83%), followed by White Male (3.88%) and Black or African American Male (2.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North American University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 573 students. The full-time enrollment at North American University is 342 and the part-time enrollment is 231. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at North American University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2019 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 North American University was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), North American University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    104
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    51
  3. Black or African American
    50

The enrolled student population at North American University is 18.2% White, 8.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.73% Black or African American, 4.19% Asian, 2.79% Two or More Races, 0.175% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 9 students (1.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 46 fewer women than men received degrees from North American University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North American University is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North American University is General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (23 degrees) and Teacher Education (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North American University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees), and Business (50 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 North American University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,576,100 people), Accountants & auditors (1,013,366 people), Other managers (833,759 people), Software developers (635,944 people), and Secondary school teachers (545,303 people).

The most specialized majors at North American University are Education (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees), Business (50 degrees), and Protective Services (0 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 North American University are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at North American University are Education (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees), Business (50 degrees), and Protective Services (0 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 North American University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,094,339 people), Computer Systems Design (1,003,019 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (574,946 people), Banking & related activities (562,202 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (519,240 people).

The most specialized majors at North American University are Education (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees), Business (50 degrees), and Protective Services (0 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 North American University.
Most Common
  1. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North American University was General Business Administration & Management with 27 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

109
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
63
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 109 degrees were awarded to men at North American University, which is 1.73 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 36 degrees were awarded to men at North American University in Computer Science, which is 7.2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to women at North American University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.429 times less than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 41% of students graduating from North American University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North American University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    47 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North American University is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    28 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North American University is white male (28 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (19 degrees).

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Operations

North American 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 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, North American University had a total salary expenditure of $9.55M. North American University employs 6 Associate professors, 5 Instructors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at North American University are Male Instructors (5), Male Associate professors(5), and Female Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North American University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 13 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 11 employees, and Management with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

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

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields 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, North American 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

$3.39M
2019 Salaries
6.27%
decline from 2018

In 2019, North American University paid a median of $3.39M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($9.55M) and a 6.27% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.24% decline from 2017 and a 9.6% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$954k
Instructional Salaries
15
Number of Employees

In 2019, North American University paid a total of $954k to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at North American University were Associate professor with 6 employees; Instructor with 5 employees; and Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North American University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees; and Management with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North American University was Male Instructor with 5 employees, Male Associate professor with 5 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at North American University.

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