Center for Advanced Legal Studies

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2017 Average Net Price

$15,823

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

219

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

61.9%

13 Graduates

About

Center for Advanced Legal Studies is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Center for Advanced Legal Studies were .

In 2017, 182 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Center for Advanced Legal Studies. 89.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (70 degrees), 1.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is $0, which is $-14,000 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 $15,823.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$15,823

2017 Value

12.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Center for Advanced Legal Studies had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,823. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Center for Advanced Legal Studies grew by 12.6%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Center for Advanced Legal Studies received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 29.3% with respect to 2016, when 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Center for Advanced Legal Studies (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.

7.1%

2016 Default Rate

12

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Center for Advanced Legal Studies was 7.1%, which represents 12 out of the 169 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

Center for Advanced Legal Studies has a total enrollment of 219 students. The full-time enrollment at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is 219 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Center for Advanced Legal Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.9% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 28.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Asian, 0.457% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Center for Advanced Legal Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32%), followed by Black or African American Female (27.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (24.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Center for Advanced Legal Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 219 students. The full-time enrollment at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is 219 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

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 Center for Advanced Legal Studies was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Center for Advanced Legal Studies had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    83

  2. Black or African American

    69

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    62

The enrolled student population at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is 37.9% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 28.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Asian, 0.457% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 144 more women than men received degrees from Center for Advanced Legal Studies. The majority of degree recipients at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are white (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Center for Advanced Legal Studies, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (182 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Paralegals & legal assistants (13,803 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (6,396 people), Other managers (3,029 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,555 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Legal (182 degrees awarded).

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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 Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Registered nurses, Compliance officers, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Legal (182 degrees awarded).

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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 Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Legal services (15,301 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (6,646 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,039 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,666 people), and Insurance carriers (2,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Legal (182 degrees awarded).

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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 Center for Advanced Legal Studies.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Center for Advanced Legal Studies was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 19

  2. 163

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Center for Advanced Legal Studies, which is 0.117 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (163).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Center for Advanced Legal Studies in Paralegal, which is 0.117 times less than the 163 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 163 degrees were awarded to women at Center for Advanced Legal Studies in Paralegal, which is 8.58 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% of students graduating from Center for Advanced Legal Studies completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is Female and Hispanic or Latino (83.3% 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. White

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is white (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 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. White Female

    65 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Center for Advanced Legal Studies is white female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (50 degrees).

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Operations

Center for Advanced Legal Studies 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, Center for Advanced Legal Studies had a total salary expenditure of $1.98M. Center for Advanced Legal Studies employs 3 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are Male Instructors (2), Female Instructors(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are: Management, with 6 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Center for Advanced Legal Studies has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Center for Advanced Legal Studies 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 Special Focus Institutions 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, Center for Advanced Legal Studies 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

$1.02M

2017 Salaries

3.19%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Center for Advanced Legal Studies paid a median of $1.02M in salaries, which represents 51.4% of their overall expenditure ($1.98M) and a 3.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0413% growth from 2015 and a 53.9% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$166k

Instructional Salaries

3

Number of Employees

In 2017, Center for Advanced Legal Studies paid a total of $166k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $718k (30.2%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

3 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

6 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Center for Advanced Legal Studies were Instructor with 3 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Center for Advanced Legal Studies were Management with 6 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Center for Advanced Legal Studies was Male Instructor with 2 employees, Female Instructor with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Center for Advanced Legal Studies.

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