University of Phoenix-California

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,729

0.719% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,460

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

9,832

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

18.1%

278 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 (1,157 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (448 degrees), and General Human Services (318 degrees).

In 2017, 4,303 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Phoenix-California. 49.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,211 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (983 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Phoenix-California is $11,729, which is $-9,004 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Phoenix-California is $11,729, which is $-9,004 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 $15,460.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,729

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Phoenix-California was $11,729. The cost of tuition at University of Phoenix-California is $-9,004 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$15,460

2017 Value

14.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Phoenix-California had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,460. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Phoenix-California grew by 14.4%.

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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

$5,380

Room and Board

$1,120

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Phoenix-California was of $5,380 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,120. The cost of room and board decreased by 23.1% 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

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at University of Phoenix-California received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.27% with respect to 2016, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of Phoenix-California (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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Enrollment

University of Phoenix-California has a total enrollment of 9,832 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Phoenix-California is 9,832 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 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 16.7% White, 9.57% Black or African American, 4.37% Asian, 2.2% Two or More Races, 1.34% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.325% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Phoenix-California in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (12.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.2%) and White Male (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (15.2%), followed by White Male (11.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Phoenix-California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,832 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Phoenix-California is 9,832 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 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%

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 Phoenix-California was 43%. 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

    2,365

  2. White

    1,640

  3. Black or African American

    941

The enrolled student population at University of Phoenix-California is 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 16.7% White, 9.57% Black or African American, 4.37% Asian, 2.2% Two or More Races, 1.34% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.325% 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 54.4% 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, 3,957 students (40.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 53 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Phoenix-California. The majority of degree recipients at University of Phoenix-California are hispanic or latino (1,211 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (983 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Phoenix-California is General Business Administration & Management (1,157 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (448 degrees) and General Human Services (318 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 (336 degrees awarded), Protective Services (476 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (255 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 Registered nurses (1,414,205 people), Accountants & auditors (1,113,184 people), Other managers (701,479 people), Financial managers (435,358 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (342,024 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public Administration and Social Service (336 degrees awarded), Protective Services (476 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees), Business (2,099 degrees), and Health (919 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 Phoenix-California are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public Administration and Social Service (336 degrees awarded), Protective Services (476 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees), Business (2,099 degrees), and Health (919 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 Phoenix-California are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,832,114 people), Elementary & secondary schools (818,473 people), Banking & related activities (506,219 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (496,624 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (496,397 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Phoenix-California are Public Administration and Social Service (336 degrees awarded), Protective Services (476 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees), Business (2,099 degrees), and Health (919 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 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Phoenix-California was General Business Administration & Management with 1157 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,178

  2. 2,125

In 2017, 2,178 degrees were awarded to men at University of Phoenix-California, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1149 degrees were awarded to men at University of Phoenix-California in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.02 times more than the 569 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 569 degrees were awarded to women at University of Phoenix-California in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.495 times less than the 1149 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

17%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 17% 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 (30%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Phoenix-California is Female and Asian (30% 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, 18.7% of graduates (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,211 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    983 degrees awarded

  3. White

    981 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Phoenix-California is hispanic or latino (1,211 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (983 degrees).

22.8% of degree recipients (983 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    677 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    564 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    534 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Phoenix-California is hispanic or latino female (677 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (564 degrees).

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Operations

University of Phoenix-California has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $106k (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Phoenix-California had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. University of Phoenix-California employs 2 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at University of Phoenix-California are Male No academic ranks (1), Female No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Phoenix-California are: Management, with 73 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

University of Phoenix-California has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 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 2017, 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

Salary Expenditure

$42.3M

2017 Salaries

27.4%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Phoenix-California paid a median of $42.3M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 27.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.82% decline from 2015 and a 25.9% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$124k

Instructional Salaries

2

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Phoenix-California paid a total of $124k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 0.293% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

2 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

73 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Phoenix-California were No academic rank with 2 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Phoenix-California were Management with 73 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Phoenix-California was Male No academic rank with 1 employees, Female No academic rank with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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