Argosy University-Atlanta

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,344
2018 Average Net Price
$19,448
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
15.6%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
1,329
29.6% Full-Time

About

Argosy University-Atlanta is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2018, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Atlanta were Mental Health Counseling (42 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees), and Social Work (22 degrees).

In 2018, 294 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Atlanta. 76.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (223 degrees), 5.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta is $13,344, which is $−16,806 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta is $13,344

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,448.

In 2018, 75% of undergraduate students attending Argosy University-Atlanta received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,344
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Atlanta was $13,344.

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Average Net Price

$19,448
2018 Value
3.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2018 Argosy University-Atlanta had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,448. Between 2017 and 2018, the average net price of Argosy University-Atlanta grew by 3.04%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Atlanta received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2017, when 75% 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.
15.6%
2015 Default Rate
3079
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Argosy University-Atlanta was 15.6%, which represents 3079 out of the 19780 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

Argosy University-Atlanta had a total enrollment of 1,329 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Atlanta is 393 students and the part-time enrollment is 936. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Atlanta are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Atlanta, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.4% Black or African American, 17.4% White, 4.82% Hispanic or Latino, 0.978% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Atlanta in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (54.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (22.6%) and White Female (9.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (51.7%), followed by White Female (22.3%) and Black or African American Male (9.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Atlanta in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,329 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Atlanta is 393 and the part-time enrollment is 936. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Atlanta are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
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 Argosy University-Atlanta was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Argosy University-Atlanta had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Black or African American
    976 enrolled students
  2. White
    231 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    64 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Atlanta is 73.4% Black or African American, 17.4% White, 4.82% Hispanic or Latino, 0.978% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.301% 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 Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 23 students (1.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 158 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Atlanta. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Argosy University-Atlanta is black or african american (223 degrees awarded). There were 5.31 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (42 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Argosy University-Atlanta is Mental Health Counseling (42 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees) and Social Work (22 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Atlanta, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees awarded), Psychology (43 degrees), and Business (99 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta in 2018 are Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees awarded), Psychology (43 degrees), Business (99 degrees), Health (83 degrees), and Education (23 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Atlanta are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta are Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees awarded), Psychology (43 degrees), Business (99 degrees), Health (83 degrees), and Education (23 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Atlanta are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Atlanta are Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees awarded), Psychology (43 degrees), Business (99 degrees), Health (83 degrees), and Education (23 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Argosy University-Atlanta.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common masters degree concentration at Argosy University-Atlanta was Mental Health Counseling with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

68
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
226
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Atlanta, which is 0.301 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (226).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Atlanta in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.675 times less than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Atlanta in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.48 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Argosy University-Atlanta is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Black or African American
    223 degrees awarded
  2. White
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Atlanta is black or african american (223 degrees awarded). There were 5.31 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (42 degrees).

1.7% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Black or African American Female
    170 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    53 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Argosy University-Atlanta is black or african american female (170 degrees awarded). There were 3.21 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (53 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Atlanta employs 8 Associate professors, 7 Professors and 7 Assistant professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Atlanta are Female Associate professor (8), Female Professor (6), and Female Assistant professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 14 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$6.94M
2017 Salaries
11.5%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Atlanta paid a median of $6.94M in salaries, a 11.5% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Atlanta paid a total of $1.6M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta were Associate professor with 8 employees, Professor with 7 employees, and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees, Management with 14 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Atlanta was Female Associate professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 6 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Argosy University-Atlanta.

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