North American University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,450
4.55% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,886
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
16.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
785
67.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
53%
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 Computer Science (26 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees), and Teacher Education (9 degrees).

In 2020, 215 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North American University. 45.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (49 degrees), 3.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North American University is $9,450, which is $−18,950 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North American University is $9,450, which is $−18,950 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,886.

In 2020, 78% of undergraduate students attending North American University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,450
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at North American University was $9,450. The cost of tuition at North American University is $−18,950 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$9,886
2020 Value
20.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 North American University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,886. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of North American University grew by 20.7%.

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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 2020. 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 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
22%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at North American University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 14.3% with respect to 2019, when 91% 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.
16.1%
2018 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at North American University was 16.1%, which represents 10 out of the 62 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 785 students. The full-time enrollment at North American University is 531 students and the part-time enrollment is 254. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at North American University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North American University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.6% White, 19.1% Black or African American, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.2% Asian, 1.15% Two or More Races, 0.127% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North American University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (31%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.8%), followed by White Female (15.1%) and Asian Male (13.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North American University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 785 students. The full-time enrollment at North American University is 531 and the part-time enrollment is 254. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at North American University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2020 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 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), North American University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    232
  2. Black or African American
    150
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    100

The enrolled student population at North American University is 29.6% White, 19.1% Black or African American, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.2% Asian, 1.15% Two or More Races, 0.127% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 55 students (7.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 21 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 (49 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North American University is Computer Science (26 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees) and Teacher Education (9 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 (114 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (50 degrees), and Business (51 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 (1,835,432 people), Accountants & auditors (1,064,147 people), Other managers (767,448 people), Software developers (544,148 people), and Financial managers (473,116 people).

The most specialized majors at North American University are Education (114 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (50 degrees), Business (51 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 Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at North American University are Education (114 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (50 degrees), Business (51 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 (3,080,381 people), Computer Systems Design (918,821 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (556,447 people), Banking & related activities (552,179 people), and Insurance carriers (497,196 people).

The most specialized majors at North American University are Education (114 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (50 degrees), Business (51 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. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North American University was Computer Science with 26 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

118
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
97
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 118 degrees were awarded to men at North American University, which is 1.22 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (97).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 42 degrees were awarded to men at North American University in Computer Science, which is 5.25 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 28 degrees were awarded to women at North American University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.22 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 38% of students graduating from North American University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% 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 Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North American University is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    49 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North American University is white (49 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (13 degrees).

1.86% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    25 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at North American University is white female (25 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (24 degrees).

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Operations

North American University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, North American University had a total salary expenditure of $11.3M. North American University employs 6 Assistant professors, 5 Lecturers, and 4 Instructors. Most academics at North American University are Male Lecturers (5), Male Assistant professors(4), and Female Instructors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North American University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 14 employees, Management, with 10 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $818k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, North American University received $818k 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

$4.06M
2020 Salaries
19.9%
growth from 2019

In 2020, North American University paid a median of $4.06M in salaries, which represents 35.8% of their overall expenditure ($11.3M) and a 19.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.27% decline from 2018 and a 7.24% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1M
Instructional Salaries
19
Number of Employees

In 2020, North American University paid a total of $1M to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at North American University were Assistant professor with 6 employees; Lecturer with 5 employees; and Lecturer with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North American University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees; Management with 10 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North American University was Male Lecturer with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

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

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