Aspen University (454829)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,700
25.4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,781
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.427%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,386
18% Full-Time

About

Aspen University (454829) is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Aspen University (454829) were Public Health Nurse (1,526 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (30 degrees).

In 2022, 2,208 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Aspen University (454829). 85% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,099 degrees), 2.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (452 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Aspen University (454829) is $5,700, which is $−24,450 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Aspen University (454829) is $5,700, which is $−24,450 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,781.

In 2022, 20% of undergraduate students attending Aspen University (454829) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,700
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Aspen University (454829) was $5,700. The cost of tuition at Aspen University (454829) is $−24,450 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$13,781
2022 Value
9.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Aspen University (454829) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,781. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Aspen University (454829) grew by 9.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,488
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Aspen University (454829) was of $10,488 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

20%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

20% of undergraduate students at Aspen University (454829) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 25% with respect to 2021, when 16% 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.
0.427%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Aspen University (454829) was 0.427%, which represents 2 out of the 468 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

Aspen University (454829) had a total enrollment of 7,386 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Aspen University (454829) is 1,331 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,055. This means that 18% of students enrolled at Aspen University (454829) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Aspen University (454829), both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.5% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.49% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.745% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.718% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Aspen University (454829) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.3%) and Black or African American Female (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.6%) and White Male (9.29%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Aspen University (454829) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,386 students. The full-time enrollment at Aspen University (454829) is 1,331 and the part-time enrollment is 6,055. This means that 18% of students enrolled at Aspen University (454829) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2022 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 Aspen University (454829) was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Aspen University (454829) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,658 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,612 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    790 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Aspen University (454829) is 49.5% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.49% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.745% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.718% 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,544 more women than men received degrees from Aspen University (454829). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Aspen University (454829) is white (1,099 degrees awarded). There were 2.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (452 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Aspen University (454829) is Public Health Nurse (1,526 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (30 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Aspen University (454829), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,955 degrees awarded), Education (85 degrees), and Psychology (35 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Aspen University (454829) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,694,008 people), Registered nurses (1,501,445 people), Software developers (576,298 people), Secondary school teachers (485,383 people), and Other managers (355,179 people).

The most specialized majors at Aspen University (454829) in 2022 are Health (1,955 degrees awarded), Education (85 degrees), Psychology (35 degrees), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Aspen University (454829) are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Aspen University (454829) are Health (1,955 degrees awarded), Education (85 degrees), Psychology (35 degrees), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Aspen University (454829) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,238,463 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,813,112 people), Computer Systems Design (685,374 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (568,986 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (456,342 people).

The most specialized majors at Aspen University (454829) are Health (1,955 degrees awarded), Education (85 degrees), Psychology (35 degrees), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Aspen University (454829).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,526 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Aspen University (454829) was Public Health Nurse with 1,526 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

332
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,876
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 332 degrees were awarded to men at Aspen University (454829), which is 0.177 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,876).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 187 degrees were awarded to men at Aspen University (454829) in Public Health Nurse, which is 0.14 times less than the 1339 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1339 degrees were awarded to men at Aspen University (454829) in Public Health Nurse, which is 7.16 times more than the 187 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Aspen University (454829) is Male and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,099 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    452 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    220 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Aspen University (454829) is white (1,099 degrees awarded). There were 2.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (452 degrees).

10.3% of degree recipients (227 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    961 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    387 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    191 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Aspen University (454829) is white female (961 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (387 degrees).

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Operations

Aspen University (454829) employs 27 No academic ranks. Most academics at Aspen University (454829) are Female No academic rank (23), and Male No academic rank (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Aspen University (454829) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 58 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$23.4M
2022 Salaries
19.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Aspen University (454829) paid a median of $23.4M in salaries, a 19.1% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.92M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2022, Aspen University (454829) paid a total of $1.92M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.19% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
58 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Aspen University (454829) was No academic rank with 27 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Aspen University (454829) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 58 employees, Management with 35 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Aspen University (454829) was Female No academic rank with 23 employees, and Male No academic rank with 4 employees.

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