University of Phoenix-Arizona

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,330

0.989% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,913

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.3%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

103,975

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

10.8%

219 Graduates

About

University of Phoenix-Arizona is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Phoenix-Arizona were General Business Administration & Management (4,604 degrees awarded), Behavioral Sciences (1,693 degrees), and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (1,295 degrees).

In 2017, 36,420 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Phoenix-Arizona. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (14,677 degrees), 1.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (7798 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Phoenix-Arizona is $11,330, which is $-15,170 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Phoenix-Arizona is $11,330, which is $-15,170 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,913.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,330

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Phoenix-Arizona was $11,330. The cost of tuition at University of Phoenix-Arizona is $-15,170 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$14,913

2017 Value

17.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Phoenix-Arizona had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,913. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Phoenix-Arizona grew by 17.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,183

Room and Board

$1,112

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Phoenix-Arizona was of $5,183 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,112. The cost of room and board decreased by 20% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.269% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at University of Phoenix-Arizona received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.47% with respect to 2016, when 81% 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.

12.3%

2016 Default Rate

13717

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Phoenix-Arizona was 12.3%, which represents 13717 out of the 111509 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

University of Phoenix-Arizona has a total enrollment of 103,975 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Phoenix-Arizona is 103,975 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of Phoenix-Arizona are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Phoenix-Arizona, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.9% White, 21% Black or African American, 9.87% Hispanic or Latino, 2.44% Two or More Races, 1.35% Asian, 0.638% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.592% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Phoenix-Arizona in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (19.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.8%) and White Male (9.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (20.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.1%) and White Male (8.13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Phoenix-Arizona, both undergraduate and graduate, is 103,975 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Phoenix-Arizona is 103,975 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of Phoenix-Arizona are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

27%

2017 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 University of Phoenix-Arizona was 27%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Phoenix-Arizona had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    30,001

  2. Black or African American

    21,828

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10,267

The enrolled student population at University of Phoenix-Arizona is 28.9% White, 21% Black or African American, 9.87% Hispanic or Latino, 2.44% Two or More Races, 1.35% Asian, 0.638% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.592% 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 34,865 students (33.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 12174 more women than men received degrees from University of Phoenix-Arizona. The majority of degree recipients at University of Phoenix-Arizona are white (14,677 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (7798 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Phoenix-Arizona is General Business Administration & Management (4,604 degrees awarded), followed by Behavioral Sciences (1,693 degrees) and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (1,295 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Phoenix-Arizona, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (2,467 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4,232 degrees), and Business (14,720 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 University of Phoenix-Arizona are Accountants & auditors (1,113,437 people), Other managers (734,254 people), Software developers (522,119 people), Financial managers (444,179 people), and Chief executives & legislators (343,381 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-Arizona are Interdisciplinary Studies (2,467 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4,232 degrees), Business (14,720 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (1,726 degrees), and Protective Services (2,218 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 University of Phoenix-Arizona are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-Arizona are Interdisciplinary Studies (2,467 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4,232 degrees), Business (14,720 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (1,726 degrees), and Protective Services (2,218 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 University of Phoenix-Arizona are Computer Systems Design (881,656 people), Elementary & secondary schools (665,812 people), Banking & related activities (560,045 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (490,939 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (476,727 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-Arizona are Interdisciplinary Studies (2,467 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4,232 degrees), Business (14,720 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (1,726 degrees), and Protective Services (2,218 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 University of Phoenix-Arizona.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Phoenix-Arizona was General Business Administration & Management with 4604 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12,123

  2. 24,297

In 2017, 12,123 degrees were awarded to men at University of Phoenix-Arizona, which is 0.499 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (24,297).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 4087 degrees were awarded to men at University of Phoenix-Arizona in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.739 times less than the 5527 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 5527 degrees were awarded to women at University of Phoenix-Arizona in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.35 times more than the 4087 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 1% of students graduating from University of Phoenix-Arizona completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (15.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Phoenix-Arizona is Male and Hispanic or Latino (15.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 15.1% of graduates (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    14,677 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    7,798 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    6,713 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Phoenix-Arizona is white (14,677 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (7798 degrees).

18.4% of degree recipients (6,713 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    9,446 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    5,875 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    5,231 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Phoenix-Arizona is white female (9,446 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (5,875 degrees).

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Operations

University of Phoenix-Arizona has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.13M (N/A%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Phoenix-Arizona had a total salary expenditure of $1.2B. University of Phoenix-Arizona employs 114 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at University of Phoenix-Arizona are Female No academic ranks (97), Male No academic ranks(17), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Phoenix-Arizona are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1034 employees, Sales and related, with 772 employees, and Management with 701 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

University of Phoenix-Arizona has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Phoenix-Arizona stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Phoenix-Arizona 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

$398M

2017 Salaries

21%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Phoenix-Arizona paid a median of $398M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($1.2B) and a 21% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 24.2% decline from 2015 and a 1.1% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.94M

Instructional Salaries

114

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Phoenix-Arizona paid a total of $4.94M to 114 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.24% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

114 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1034 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Phoenix-Arizona were No academic rank with 114 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Phoenix-Arizona were Office and Administrative Support with 1,034 employees; Sales and related with 772 employees; and Management with 701 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Phoenix-Arizona was Female No academic rank with 97 employees, Male No academic rank with 17 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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