University of the Potomac-VA Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,640
42% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,564
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
16.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
144
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
40%
2 Graduates

About

University of the Potomac-VA Campus is a higher education institution located in Fairfax County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of the Potomac-VA Campus were General Business Administration & Management (9 degrees awarded), General Management Information Systems (7 degrees), and Computer Forensics & Counterterrorism (0 degrees).

In 2019, 136 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Potomac-VA Campus. 22.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (6 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is $8,640, which is $−5,860 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is $8,640, which is $−5,860 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,564.

In 2019, 9% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,640
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of the Potomac-VA Campus was $8,640. The cost of tuition at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is $−5,860 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$21,564
2019 Value
23%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of the Potomac-VA Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,564. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of the Potomac-VA Campus grew by 23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,814
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Potomac-VA Campus was of $8,814 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 25% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

9%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
16%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

9% of undergraduate students at University of the Potomac-VA Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 52.6% with respect to 2018, when 19% 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.
16.1%
2017 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Potomac-VA Campus was 16.1%, which represents 10 out of the 62 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 Potomac-VA Campus has a total enrollment of 144 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is 144 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of the Potomac-VA Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of the Potomac-VA Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4.86% Black or African American, 2.78% White, 2.08% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of the Potomac-VA Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (5%), followed by White Male (2.5%) and Asian Female (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (4.81%), followed by Black or African American Female (1.92%) and White Female (1.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Potomac-VA Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 144 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is 144 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of the Potomac-VA Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 University of the Potomac-VA Campus was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), University of the Potomac-VA Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    7
  2. White
    4
  3. Asian
    3

The enrolled student population at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is 4.86% Black or African American, 2.78% White, 2.08% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 76 fewer women than men received degrees from University of the Potomac-VA Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is black or african american (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is General Business Administration & Management (9 degrees awarded), followed by General Management Information Systems (7 degrees) and Computer Forensics & Counterterrorism (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of the Potomac-VA Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (132 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), and Health (2 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 Potomac-VA Campus are Registered nurses (1,483,650 people), Accountants & auditors (1,018,922 people), Other managers (868,668 people), Software developers (648,414 people), and Financial managers (516,741 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-VA Campus are Business (132 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), Health (2 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Protective Services (0 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 the Potomac-VA Campus are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-VA Campus are Business (132 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), Health (2 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Protective Services (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 Potomac-VA Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,850,378 people), Computer Systems Design (1,028,352 people), Elementary & secondary schools (803,060 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (557,908 people), and Banking & related activities (556,969 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-VA Campus are Business (132 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), Health (2 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Protective Services (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 Potomac-VA Campus.
Most Common
  1. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of the Potomac-VA Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 9 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

106
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
30
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 106 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-VA Campus, which is 3.53 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (30).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 72 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-VA Campus in General Management Information Systems, which is 2.88 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to women at University of the Potomac-VA Campus in General Management Information Systems, which is 0.347 times less than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
100%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 0% of students graduating from University of the Potomac-VA Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is black or african american (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    5 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of the Potomac-VA Campus is black or african american female (5 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (1 degrees).

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