University of Phoenix-California

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,814

1.36% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,059

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

13,336

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

17.5%

271 Graduates

About

University of Phoenix-California is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Phoenix-California were General Business Administration & Management (1,381 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (625 degrees), and General Human Services (420 degrees).

In 2016, 5,080 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Phoenix-California. 50.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were unknown (1,581 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1256 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Phoenix-California is $11,814, which is $-8,346 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Phoenix-California is $11,814, which is $-8,346 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,059.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,814

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Phoenix-California was $11,814. The cost of tuition at University of Phoenix-California is $-8,346 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$18,059

2016 Value

0.995%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Phoenix-California had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,059. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Phoenix-California grew by 0.995%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,000

Room and Board

$1,120

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Phoenix-California was of $7,000 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,120. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.99% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 47.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at University of Phoenix-California received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.95% with respect to 2015, when 76% 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.

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at University of Phoenix-California was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Phoenix-California received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 13,336 students enrolled at University of Phoenix-California in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Phoenix-California has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Phoenix-California was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Phoenix-California in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Phoenix-California has a total enrollment of 13,336 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Phoenix-California is 13,336 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of Phoenix-California are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Phoenix-California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.85% White, 5.74% Black or African American, 2.41% Asian, 1.18% Two or More Races, 0.787% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.225% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Phoenix-California in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (9.81%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8.85%) and White Male (6.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (12.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8.34%) and White Female (5.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Phoenix-California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,336 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Phoenix-California is 13,336 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of Phoenix-California are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2016 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-California was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Phoenix-California had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2,543

  2. White

    1,314

  3. Black or African American

    765

The enrolled student population at University of Phoenix-California is 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.85% White, 5.74% Black or African American, 2.41% Asian, 1.18% Two or More Races, 0.787% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.225% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 7,932 students (59.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 72 more women than men received degrees from University of Phoenix-California. The majority of degree recipients at University of Phoenix-California are unknown (1,581 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1256 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Phoenix-California is General Business Administration & Management (1,381 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (625 degrees) and General Human Services (420 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Phoenix-California, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (434 degrees awarded), Protective Services (670 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (323 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-California are Accountants & auditors (1,098,360 people), Miscellaneous managers (852,507 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (516,208 people), Financial managers (440,481 people), and Chief executives & legislators (342,154 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public Administration and Social Service (434 degrees awarded), Protective Services (670 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (323 degrees), Business (2,504 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (223 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public Administration and Social Service (434 degrees awarded), Protective Services (670 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (323 degrees), Business (2,504 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (223 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-California are Computer Systems Design (877,395 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (626,810 people), Elementary & secondary schools (622,233 people), Banking & related activities (544,362 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (500,997 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public Administration and Social Service (434 degrees awarded), Protective Services (670 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (323 degrees), Business (2,504 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (223 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-California.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Phoenix-California was General Business Administration & Management with 1381 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,504

  2. 2,576

In 2016, 2,504 degrees were awarded to men at University of Phoenix-California, which is 0.972 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,576).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 1288 degrees were awarded to men at University of Phoenix-California in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.81 times more than the 710 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 710 degrees were awarded to women at University of Phoenix-California in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.551 times less than the 1288 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 1% of students graduating from University of Phoenix-California completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Phoenix-California is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 46.5% of graduates (126 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    1,581 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,256 degrees awarded

  3. White

    948 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Phoenix-California is unknown (1,581 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1256 degrees).

31.1% of degree recipients (1,581 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    729 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    561 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    527 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Phoenix-California is hispanic or latino female (729 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (561 degrees).

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Operations

University of Phoenix-California has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $122k (N/A%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Phoenix-California had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $59.2M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

University of Phoenix-California employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at University of Phoenix-California are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Phoenix-California are: Management, with 96 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 47 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

University of Phoenix-California has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Phoenix-California stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Phoenix-California 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$59.2M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Phoenix-California had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $59.2M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Phoenix-California as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$59.2M

2015 Salaries

25.9%

decline from 2014

In 2015, University of Phoenix-California paid a median of $59.2M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 25.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$998k

Instructional Salaries

14

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Phoenix-California paid a total of $998k to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.68% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

96 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Phoenix-California were Management with 96 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Phoenix-California.

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