University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,984

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,053

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

16.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

140

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.7%

9 Graduates

About

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is a higher education institution located in District of Columbia, DC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus were General Business Administration & Management (10 degrees awarded), General Management Information Systems (5 degrees), and Purchasing, Procurement, Acquisitions, & Contracts Management (2 degrees).

In 2016, 37 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus. 37.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 62.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (22 degrees), 5.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is $12,984, which is $-987 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is $12,984, which is $-987 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,053.

In 2016, 21% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,984

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was $12,984. The cost of tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is $-987 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$21,053

2016 Value

8.48%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,053. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus grew by 8.48%.

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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

$6,800

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was of $6,800 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 8.97% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

21%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

21% of undergraduate students at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 22.2% with respect to 2015, when 27% 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.

16.8%

2015 Default Rate

30

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was 16.8%, which represents 30 out of the 179 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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Admissions

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus 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 140 students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus 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

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus has a total enrollment of 140 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is 140 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.4% Black or African American, 18.6% White, 4.29% Two or More Races, 2.86% Asian, 1.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (35.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.8%) and White Male (15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (40%), followed by White Female (30%) and Black or African American Male (15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 140 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is 140 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

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 the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    79

  2. White

    26

  3. Two or More Races

    6

The enrolled student population at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is 56.4% Black or African American, 18.6% White, 4.29% Two or More Races, 2.86% Asian, 1.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 9 students (6.43%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 9 fewer women than men received degrees from University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are black or african american (22 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is General Business Administration & Management (10 degrees awarded), followed by General Management Information Systems (5 degrees) and Purchasing, Procurement, Acquisitions, & Contracts Management (2 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (37 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (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 Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Registered nurses (1,336,388 people), Accountants & auditors (1,110,868 people), Miscellaneous managers (891,846 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (522,406 people), and Financial managers (446,844 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Business (37 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), Protective Services (0 degrees), and Health (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-Washington DC Campus are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Business (37 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), Protective Services (0 degrees), and Health (0 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 the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Hospitals (1,831,065 people), Computer Systems Design (894,337 people), Elementary & secondary schools (741,899 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (686,496 people), and Banking & related activities (547,278 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Business (37 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), Protective Services (0 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 Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 10 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 23

  2. 14

In 2016, 23 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, which is 1.64 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (14).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 6 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 5 degrees were awarded to women at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in Operations Management & Supervision, which is 2.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

15%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 0% of students graduating from University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 11.1% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    4 degrees awarded

  3. White

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is black or african american (22 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (4 degrees).

10.8% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Male

    11 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    11 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is black or african american male (11 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (11 degrees).

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Operations

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had a total expenditure of $8.81M. Of that $8.81M, they spent $2.83M on salaries and $8.81M on benefits.

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus 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 the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 8 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools 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 the Potomac-Washington DC Campus 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.

$2.83M

Salary Expenditure

$8.81M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had a total expenditure of $8.81M. Of that $8.81M, they spent $2.83M on salaries and $8.81M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.83M

2015 Salaries

77.2%

decline from 2014

In 2015, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus paid a median of $2.83M in salaries, which represents 32.1% of their overall expenditure ($8.81M) and a 77.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$321k

Instructional Salaries

4

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus paid a total of $321k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

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