City University of Seattle

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,400

3.89% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

4.75%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,199

19.1% Full-Time

About

City University of Seattle is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at City University of Seattle were General Business Administration & Management (146 degrees awarded), General Education (18 degrees), and Applied Psychology (13 degrees).

In 2017, 718 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at City University of Seattle. 54.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were unknown (262 degrees), 1.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (189 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at City University of Seattle is $17,400, which is $-3,333 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at City University of Seattle is $17,400, which is $-3,333 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 $N/A.

In 2017, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at City University of Seattle was $17,400. The cost of tuition at City University of Seattle is $-3,333 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$N/A

2017 Value

0%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 City University of Seattle had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of City University of Seattle grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,212

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at City University of Seattle was of $11,212 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board decreased by 14% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 21.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at City University of Seattle received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 18.8% with respect to 2016, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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

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.

4.75%

2016 Default Rate

28

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at City University of Seattle was 4.75%, which represents 28 out of the 589 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

City University of Seattle has a total enrollment of 2,199 students. The full-time enrollment at City University of Seattle is 421 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,778. This means that 19.1% of students enrolled at City University of Seattle are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at City University of Seattle, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17.9% White, 4.55% Black or African American, 2.86% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% Asian, 0.864% Two or More Races, 0.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at City University of Seattle in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (6.38%), followed by White Female (5.53%) and Asian Male (1.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (5.38%), followed by White Female (4.84%) and Black or African American Female (2.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at City University of Seattle, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,199 students. The full-time enrollment at City University of Seattle is 421 and the part-time enrollment is 1,778. This means that 19.1% of students enrolled at City University of Seattle are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 City University of Seattle was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), City University of Seattle had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    394

  2. Black or African American

    100

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    63

The enrolled student population at City University of Seattle is 17.9% White, 4.55% Black or African American, 2.86% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% Asian, 0.864% Two or More Races, 0.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 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, 1,257 students (57.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 64 more women than men received degrees from City University of Seattle. The majority of degree recipients at City University of Seattle are unknown (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (189 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at City University of Seattle is General Business Administration & Management (146 degrees awarded), followed by General Education (18 degrees) and Applied Psychology (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at City University of Seattle, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (203 degrees awarded), Business (420 degrees), and Psychology (30 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at City University of Seattle are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,179,134 people), Accountants & auditors (1,148,984 people), Other managers (808,474 people), Software developers (527,856 people), and Financial managers (465,268 people).

The most specialized majors at City University of Seattle are Education (203 degrees awarded), Business (420 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (22 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 City University of Seattle are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at City University of Seattle are Education (203 degrees awarded), Business (420 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (22 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 City University of Seattle are Elementary & secondary schools (3,437,471 people), Computer Systems Design (924,197 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (701,038 people), Banking & related activities (597,422 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (586,248 people).

The most specialized majors at City University of Seattle are Education (203 degrees awarded), Business (420 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (22 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 City University of Seattle.

Most Common

  1. 146 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at City University of Seattle was General Business Administration & Management with 146 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 327

  2. 391

In 2017, 327 degrees were awarded to men at City University of Seattle, which is 0.836 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (391).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at City University of Seattle by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 195 degrees were awarded to men at City University of Seattle in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.17 times more than the 167 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 167 degrees were awarded to women at City University of Seattle in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.856 times less than the 195 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from City University of Seattle completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at City University of Seattle is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    262 degrees awarded

  2. White

    189 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at City University of Seattle is unknown (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (189 degrees).

36.5% of degree recipients (262 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    103 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    86 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at City University of Seattle is white female (103 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (86 degrees).

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Operations

City University of Seattle has an endowment valued at nearly $3.93M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $41.7k (1.06%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, City University of Seattle had a total salary expenditure of $32.9M. City University of Seattle employs 33 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at City University of Seattle are Female No academic ranks (19), Male No academic ranks(14), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at City University of Seattle are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 65 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.93M

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

City University of Seattle has an endowment valued at about $3.93M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of City University of Seattle grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at City University of Seattle (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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, City University of Seattle 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

$14.7M

2017 Salaries

2.97%

decline from 2016

In 2017, City University of Seattle paid a median of $14.7M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($32.9M) and a 2.97% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.95% growth from 2015 and a 5.84% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.33M

Instructional Salaries

33

Number of Employees

In 2017, City University of Seattle paid a total of $2.33M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.8% 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

33 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

65 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at City University of Seattle were No academic rank with 33 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at City University of Seattle were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees; and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at City University of Seattle was Female No academic rank with 19 employees, Male No academic rank with 14 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at City University of Seattle.

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