Atlantic University College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,780

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,364

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.36%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,651

66.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

29.7%

79 Graduates

About

Atlantic University College is a higher education institution located in Guaynabo Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Atlantic University College were Computer Graphics (142 degrees awarded), Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (30 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (29 degrees).

In 2017, 240 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Atlantic University College. 38.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (240 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlantic University College is $6,780, which is $-7,220 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlantic University College is $6,780, which is $-7,220 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,364.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,780

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Atlantic University College was $6,780. The cost of tuition at Atlantic University College is $-7,220 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$4,364

2017 Value

4.88%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Atlantic University College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,364. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Atlantic University College grew by 4.88%.

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Other Student Expenses

$2,001

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Atlantic University College was of $2,001 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change 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

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

9%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Atlantic University College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.18% with respect to 2016, when 85% 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.

3.36%

2016 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Atlantic University College was 3.36%, which represents 4 out of the 119 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

Atlantic University College has a total enrollment of 1,651 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlantic University College is 1,101 students and the part-time enrollment is 550. This means that 66.7% of students enrolled at Atlantic University College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Atlantic University College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at Atlantic University College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (71.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (28.6%) and Two or More Races Female (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (77.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.2%) and Black or African American Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Atlantic University College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,651 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlantic University College is 1,101 and the part-time enrollment is 550. This means that 66.7% of students enrolled at Atlantic University College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Atlantic University College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Atlantic University College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,651

  2. Asian

    0

  3. Black or African American

    0

The enrolled student population at Atlantic University College is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 56 fewer women than men received degrees from Atlantic University College. The majority of degree recipients at Atlantic University College are hispanic or latino (240 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Atlantic University College is Computer Graphics (142 degrees awarded), followed by Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (30 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (29 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Atlantic University College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (190 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (20 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 Atlantic University College are Software developers (432,037 people), Other managers (159,920 people), Computer occupations, all other (131,615 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (115,006 people), and Computer programmers (114,909 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlantic University College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (190 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (20 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlantic University College are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Architectural & engineering managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Atlantic University College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (190 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (20 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 Atlantic University College are Computer Systems Design (517,289 people), Elementary & secondary schools (218,905 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (184,852 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (99,788 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (99,262 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlantic University College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (190 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (20 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 Atlantic University College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Atlantic University College was Computer Graphics with 142 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 148

  2. 92

In 2017, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Atlantic University College, which is 1.61 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (92).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Atlantic University College in Computer Graphics, which is 1 times approximately the same the 76 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Atlantic University College in Computer Graphics, which is 1 times approximately the same the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

30%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 24% of students graduating from Atlantic University College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (38.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Atlantic University College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (38.2% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    240 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Atlantic University College is hispanic or latino (240 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Male

    148 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    92 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Atlantic University College is hispanic or latino male (148 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (92 degrees).

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Operations

Atlantic University College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Atlantic University College had a total salary expenditure of $9.26M. Atlantic University College employs 37 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Atlantic University College are Male Professors (24), Female Professors(13), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlantic University College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Atlantic University College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Atlantic University College 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: Other Technology-Related Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.92M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Atlantic University College received $5.92M 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

$3.49M

2017 Salaries

0%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Atlantic University College paid a median of $3.49M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($9.26M) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.4% decline from 2015 and a 0.624% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.38M

Instructional Salaries

37

Number of Employees

In 2017, Atlantic University College paid a total of $1.38M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.24M (27.5%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

37 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Atlantic University College were Professor with 37 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlantic University College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 8 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Atlantic University College was Male Professor with 24 employees, Female Professor with 13 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Atlantic University College.

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