California University of Pennsylvania

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,492

3.51% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,755

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.46%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

96.1%

3,260 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

7,788

69.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.7%

458 Graduates

About

California University of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in Washington County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at California University of Pennsylvania were General Business Administration & Management (196 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (183 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (129 degrees).

In 2017, 2,713 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California University of Pennsylvania. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,220 degrees), 10.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (210 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California University of Pennsylvania is $7,492, which is $-13,241 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at California University of Pennsylvania is $7,492, which is $-13,241 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,755.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,492

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at California University of Pennsylvania was $7,492. The cost of tuition at California University of Pennsylvania is $-13,241 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$17,755

2017 Value

0.359%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 California University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,755. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of California University of Pennsylvania grew by 0.359%.

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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

$10,305

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California University of Pennsylvania was of $10,305 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.675% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at California University of Pennsylvania received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 63% 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.

7.46%

2016 Default Rate

222

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at California University of Pennsylvania was 7.46%, which represents 222 out of the 2975 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

California University of Pennsylvania received 3,260 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.03% annual growth. Out of those 3,260 applicants, 3,133 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.1% acceptance rate.

There were 7,788 students enrolled at California University of Pennsylvania in 2017, and 60% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

California University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 31.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,133

Accepted Out of 3,260

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California University of Pennsylvania was 96.1% (3,133 admissions from 3,260 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 96.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.03%, while admissions grew by 4.64%.

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SAT Scores

60%

Submission Percentage

587

Scores Submitted

60% of enrolled first-time students at California University of Pennsylvania in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

California University of Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 7,788 students. The full-time enrollment at California University of Pennsylvania is 5,424 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,364. This means that 69.6% of students enrolled at California University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.2% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 3.36% Two or More Races, 3.02% Hispanic or Latino, 0.886% Asian, 0.218% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at California University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.2%), followed by White Male (36.4%) and Black or African American Female (7.17%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (52%), followed by White Male (26.1%) and Black or African American Female (5.39%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,788 students. The full-time enrollment at California University of Pennsylvania is 5,424 and the part-time enrollment is 2,364. This means that 69.6% of students enrolled at California University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

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 California University of Pennsylvania was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), California University of Pennsylvania had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,781

  2. Black or African American

    904

  3. Two or More Races

    262

The enrolled student population at California University of Pennsylvania is 74.2% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 3.36% Two or More Races, 3.02% Hispanic or Latino, 0.886% Asian, 0.218% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 445 students (5.71%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 421 more women than men received degrees from California University of Pennsylvania. The majority of degree recipients at California University of Pennsylvania are white (2,220 degrees awarded). There were 10.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (210 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California University of Pennsylvania is General Business Administration & Management (196 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (183 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (129 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at California University of Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (599 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (54 degrees), and Education (440 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,897,245 people), Secondary school teachers (318,233 people), Education administrators (262,803 people), Other managers (153,412 people), and Postsecondary teachers (133,230 people).

The most specialized majors at California University of Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (599 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (54 degrees), Education (440 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees), and Protective Services (139 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 California University of Pennsylvania are Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at California University of Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (599 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (54 degrees), Education (440 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees), and Protective Services (139 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 California University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (2,789,909 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (342,484 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (293,421 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (179,717 people), and Child day care services (96,927 people).

The most specialized majors at California University of Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (599 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (54 degrees), Education (440 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees), and Protective Services (139 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 California University of Pennsylvania.

Most Common

  1. 196 degrees awarded

  2. 183 degrees awarded

  3. 129 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California University of Pennsylvania was General Business Administration & Management with 196 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,146

  2. 1,567

In 2017, 1,146 degrees were awarded to men at California University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.731 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,567).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at California University of Pennsylvania by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 330 degrees were awarded to men at California University of Pennsylvania in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 1.3 times more than the 254 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 254 degrees were awarded to women at California University of Pennsylvania in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 0.77 times less than the 330 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 35% of students graduating from California University of Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at California University of Pennsylvania is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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, 1.31% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,220 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    210 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California University of Pennsylvania is white (2,220 degrees awarded). There were 10.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (210 degrees).

3.13% of degree recipients (85 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,303 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    917 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at California University of Pennsylvania is white female (1,303 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (917 degrees).

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Operations

California University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $22.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.33M (5.81%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, California University of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of $146M. California University of Pennsylvania employs 93 Professors, 75 Associate professors, and 70 Assistant professors. Most academics at California University of Pennsylvania are Male Professors (52), Female Professors(41), and Female Assistant professors (40).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 116 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 96 employees, and Service with 67 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.9M

2017 Endowment

6.12%

growth from 2016

California University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $22.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of California University of Pennsylvania grew 6.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at California University of Pennsylvania (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $3.05M - Federal

  2. $6.41M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, California University of Pennsylvania received $3.05M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.41M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$58.4M

2017 Salaries

2.73%

growth from 2016

In 2017, California University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $58.4M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($146M) and a 2.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.79% decline from 2015 and a 2.22% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23.7M

Instructional Salaries

260

Number of Employees

In 2017, California University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $23.7M to 260 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

93 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

116 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at California University of Pennsylvania were Professor with 93 employees; Associate professor with 75 employees; and Associate professor with 70 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 116 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 96 employees; and Service with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California University of Pennsylvania was Male Professor with 52 employees, Female Professor with 41 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 40 employees.

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

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