John F. Kennedy University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,280

0.989% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

3.61%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

815

51.3% Full-Time

About

John F. Kennedy University is a higher education institution located in Contra Costa County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at John F. Kennedy University were General Psychology (18 degrees awarded), Paralegal (8 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees).

In 2017, 274 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John F. Kennedy University. 73% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (129 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John F. Kennedy University is $23,280, which is $2,547 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at John F. Kennedy University is $23,280, which is $2,547 more 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, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,280

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at John F. Kennedy University was $23,280. The cost of tuition at John F. Kennedy University is $2,547 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 John F. Kennedy University 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 John F. Kennedy University grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at John F. Kennedy University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.11% with respect to 2016, when 90% 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.

3.61%

2016 Default Rate

14

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at John F. Kennedy University was 3.61%, which represents 14 out of the 388 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

John F. Kennedy University has a total enrollment of 815 students. The full-time enrollment at John F. Kennedy University is 418 students and the part-time enrollment is 397. This means that 51.3% of students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John F. Kennedy University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.7% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Black or African American, 8.1% Asian, 1.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.736% Two or More Races, and 0.736% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (19.1%), followed by White Male (17%) and Black or African American Female (8.51%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (27.5%), followed by White Male (14.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John F. Kennedy University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 815 students. The full-time enrollment at John F. Kennedy University is 418 and the part-time enrollment is 397. This means that 51.3% of students enrolled at John F. Kennedy University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 John F. Kennedy University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), John F. Kennedy University 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

    356

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    114

  3. Black or African American

    87

The enrolled student population at John F. Kennedy University is 43.7% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Black or African American, 8.1% Asian, 1.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.736% Two or More Races, and 0.736% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 144 students (17.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 126 more women than men received degrees from John F. Kennedy University. The majority of degree recipients at John F. Kennedy University are white (129 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John F. Kennedy University is General Psychology (18 degrees awarded), followed by Paralegal (8 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at John F. Kennedy University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (56 degrees awarded), Psychology (140 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 John F. Kennedy University are Accountants & auditors (1,106,340 people), Other managers (692,632 people), Financial managers (436,289 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (395,728 people), and Chief executives & legislators (335,738 people).

The most specialized majors at John F. Kennedy University are Legal (56 degrees awarded), Psychology (140 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Business (28 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 John F. Kennedy University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at John F. Kennedy University are Legal (56 degrees awarded), Psychology (140 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Business (28 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 John F. Kennedy University are Elementary & secondary schools (870,074 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (565,711 people), Banking & related activities (514,071 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (506,329 people), and Computer Systems Design (463,321 people).

The most specialized majors at John F. Kennedy University are Legal (56 degrees awarded), Psychology (140 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Business (28 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 John F. Kennedy University.

Most Common

  1. 18 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John F. Kennedy University was General Psychology with 18 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 74

  2. 200

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to men at John F. Kennedy University, which is 0.37 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (200).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 21 degrees were awarded to men at John F. Kennedy University in Counseling Psychology, which is 0.256 times less than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 82 degrees were awarded to women at John F. Kennedy University in Counseling Psychology, which is 3.9 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 John F. Kennedy University 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. White

    129 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John F. Kennedy University is white (129 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

16.1% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    91 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    38 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at John F. Kennedy University is white female (91 degrees awarded). There were 2.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (38 degrees).

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Operations

John F. Kennedy University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.68M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $700k (12.3%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, John F. Kennedy University had a total salary expenditure of $27.1M. John F. Kennedy University employs 27 Professors, 10 Assistant professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at John F. Kennedy University are Female Professors (15), Male Professors(12), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 46 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.68M

2017 Endowment

19.7%

growth from 2016

John F. Kennedy University has an endowment valued at about $5.68M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of John F. Kennedy University grew 19.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $968k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, John F. Kennedy University received $968k 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

$12.6M

2017 Salaries

3.04%

growth from 2016

In 2017, John F. Kennedy University paid a median of $12.6M in salaries, which represents 46.5% of their overall expenditure ($27.1M) and a 3.04% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.44% decline from 2015 and a 2.59% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.93M

Instructional Salaries

43

Number of Employees

In 2017, John F. Kennedy University paid a total of $2.93M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

46 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University were Professor with 27 employees; Assistant professor with 10 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University were Business and Financial Operations with 46 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John F. Kennedy University was Female Professor with 15 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at John F. Kennedy University.

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