Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,600
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$26,033
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.16%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,130
43.5% Full-Time

About

Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (60 degrees awarded), General Psychology (25 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (11 degrees).

In 2019, 205 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies. 60.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (143 degrees), 6.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is $15,600, which is $3,850 more than the national average for ($11,750).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is $15,600, which is $3,850 more than the national average for ($11,750).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,033.

In 2019, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,600
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was $15,600. The cost of tuition at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is $3,850 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,750).

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Average Net Price

$26,033
2019 Value
32.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,033. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies grew by 32.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,920
Room and Board
$840
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was of $13,920 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $840. The cost of room and board increased by 54.7% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 22.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 8.82% with respect to 2018, when 34% 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.
4.16%
2017 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was 4.16%, which represents 28 out of the 673 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies has a total enrollment of 1,130 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is 492 students and the part-time enrollment is 638. This means that 43.5% 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 42.3% White, 6.9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.42% Two or More Races, 4.25% Black or African American, 3.98% Asian, 1.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.708% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.1%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.1%), followed by White Male (13.9%) and Black or African American Female (7.59%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,130 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is 492 and the part-time enrollment is 638. This means that 43.5% of students enrolled at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 69.5% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was 71%. 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
    478
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    78
  3. Two or More Races
    50

The enrolled student population at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is 42.3% White, 6.9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.42% Two or More Races, 4.25% Black or African American, 3.98% Asian, 1.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.708% 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 is 40.5% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% 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, 405 students (35.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 43 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 (143 degrees awarded). There were 6.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (60 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (25 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (11 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 (95 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), and Psychology (25 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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,560,772 people), Secondary school teachers (507,974 people), Education administrators (300,412 people), Special education teachers (228,957 people), and Other managers (227,421 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Theology (95 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), Education (29 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Theology (95 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), Education (29 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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 (3,025,035 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (436,348 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (406,099 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (333,036 people), and Individual & family services (202,864 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Theology (95 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), Education (29 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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 Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies.
Most Common
  1. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 60 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

81
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
124
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies, which is 0.653 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 1.57 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 37 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 0.638 times less than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
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 (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
    143 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is white (143 degrees awarded). There were 6.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

1.46% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    93 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies is white female (93 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (50 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies 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 (NaNk%), compared to the 0.0946% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

In 2019, Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies employs 2 Associate professors, 1 Instructors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are Female Instructors (1), Male Associate professors(1), and Female Associate professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the 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, 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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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.53M
2019 Salaries
11.8%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies paid a median of $3.53M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 11.8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.7% growth from 2017 and a 11.7% growth from 2016.

The median for similar is 605k (13.4% 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 $338k (55.9%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
2 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies were Associate professor with 2 employees; Instructor with 1 employees; and Instructor with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies were Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees; Management with 5 employees; and Sales and related with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies was Female Instructor with 1 employees, Male Associate professor with 1 employees, and Female Associate professor with 1 employees.

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