Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,970
23.3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$27,609
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.38%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,215
40.2% Full-Time

About

Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (65 degrees awarded), General Psychology (31 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (17 degrees).

In 2020, 242 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (167 degrees), 8.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is $11,970, which is $408 more than the national average for ($11,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is $11,970, which is $408 more than the national average for ($11,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,609.

In 2020, 36% of undergraduate students attending Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,970
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was $11,970. The cost of tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is $408 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,563).

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Average Net Price

$27,609
2020 Value
6.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,609. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies grew by 6.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,560
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was of $13,560 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.59% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 42.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

36% of undergraduate students at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.7% with respect to 2019, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.38%
2018 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was 5.38%, which represents 32 out of the 595 total borrowers.

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Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies has a total enrollment of 1,215 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is 489 students and the part-time enrollment is 726. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.5% White, 5.27% Hispanic or Latino, 3.54% Two or More Races, 3.46% Black or African American, 2.55% Asian, 0.823% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.741% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.7%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.7%), followed by White Male (16.7%) and Two or More Races Female (7.29%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,215 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is 489 and the part-time enrollment is 726. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 66.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    395
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    64
  3. Two or More Races
    43

The enrolled student population at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is 32.5% White, 5.27% Hispanic or Latino, 3.54% Two or More Races, 3.46% Black or African American, 2.55% Asian, 0.823% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.741% 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 is 37.7% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.6% 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, 619 students (50.9%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 26 more women than men received degrees from Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is white (167 degrees awarded). There were 8.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (65 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (31 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (105 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (13 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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Accountants & auditors (1,055,472 people), Other managers (714,598 people), Financial managers (464,170 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (379,265 people), and Chief executives & legislators (370,659 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Theology (105 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (13 degrees), Business (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Theology (105 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (13 degrees), Business (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Elementary & secondary schools (909,987 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (538,069 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (505,349 people), Banking & related activities (503,206 people), and Computer Systems Design (489,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Theology (105 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (13 degrees), Business (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 65 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

108
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
134
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 108 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, which is 0.806 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (134).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 1.14 times more than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 49 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 0.875 times less than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    167 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is white (167 degrees awarded). There were 8.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (19 degrees).

1.65% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    84 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    83 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is white male (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (83 degrees).

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Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies 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 (NaNM%), compared to the 0.165% average return ($13.7k on $8.3M) across all .

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The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are: Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

Endowment

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2020, Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies 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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Salary Expenditure

$2.14M
2020 Salaries
39.3%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies paid a median of $2.14M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 39.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.8% decline from 2018 and a 17.7% growth from 2017.

The median for similar is 594k (12.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$171k
Instructional Salaries
3
Number of Employees

In 2019, Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies paid a total of $171k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.85% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $333k (56%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies were Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Sales and related with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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