University of the People

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2017 Average Net Price

$2,138

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

2,138

21% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

8.38%

29 Graduates

About

University of the People is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of the People were General Business Administration & Management (14 degrees awarded), General Computer & Information Sciences (13 degrees), and General Public Health (0 degrees).

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the People. 18.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 81.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were unknown (98 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the People is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the People is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,138.

In 2017, 10% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$2,138

2017 Value

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1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of the People had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,138. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of the People grew by 0%.

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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

$2,001

Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the People was of $2,001 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $NaN. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNN% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

10%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

10% of undergraduate students at University of the People received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 70.6% with respect to 2016, when 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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 the People was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A 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 the People has a total enrollment of 2,138 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the People is 448 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,690. This means that 21% of students enrolled at University of the People are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of the People, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.1% White, 26.4% Black or African American, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% Asian, 1.54% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.655% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at University of the People in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (23.4%), followed by Asian Male (12.2%) and Black or African American Male (11.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (15.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (15.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the People, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,138 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the People is 448 and the part-time enrollment is 1,690. This means that 21% of students enrolled at University of the People are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

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 the People was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), University of the People had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    623

  2. Black or African American

    565

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    415

The enrolled student population at University of the People is 29.1% White, 26.4% Black or African American, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% Asian, 1.54% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.655% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 62 fewer women than men received degrees from University of the People. The majority of degree recipients at University of the People are unknown (98 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of the People is General Business Administration & Management (14 degrees awarded), followed by General Computer & Information Sciences (13 degrees) and General Public Health (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of the People, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), and Health (0 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 the People are Registered nurses (1,380,372 people), Accountants & auditors (1,106,168 people), Other managers (705,375 people), Software developers (509,555 people), and Financial managers (433,754 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the People are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), and Health (0 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 the People are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of the People are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), and Health (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the People are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,732,087 people), Computer Systems Design (858,714 people), Elementary & secondary schools (663,226 people), Banking & related activities (539,669 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (482,044 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the People are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 degrees awarded), Business (41 degrees), and Health (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 University of the People.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of the People was General Business Administration & Management with 14 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 80

  2. 18

In 2017, 80 degrees were awarded to men at University of the People, which is 4.44 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (18).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to men at University of the People in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 10.4 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 13 degrees were awarded to women at University of the People in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.464 times less than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of the People is Female and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 100% of graduates (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    98 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the People is unknown (98 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

100% of degree recipients (98 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of the People is two or more races female (0 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more two or more races female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (0 degrees).

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Operations

University of the People has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, University of the People had a total salary expenditure of $4.47M. University of the People employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at University of the People are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the People are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, Public service, with 0 employees, and Sales and related with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

University of the People has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of the People stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) 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 the People 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

$1.31M

2017 Salaries

63.6%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of the People paid a median of $1.31M in salaries, which represents 29.2% of their overall expenditure ($4.47M) and a 63.6% growth 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 is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, University of the People paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2 Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the People were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees; Public service with 0 employees; and Sales and related with 0 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 the People.

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