John Paul the Great Catholic University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,000
3.45% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$31,354
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.1%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
79.6%
387 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
300
94% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73%
54 Graduates

About

John Paul the Great Catholic University is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at John Paul the Great Catholic University were Humanistic Studies (8 degrees awarded) and General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees).

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John Paul the Great Catholic University. 46% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (24 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University is $27,000, which is $−1,330 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University is $27,000, which is $−1,330 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,354.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending John Paul the Great Catholic University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University was $27,000. The cost of tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University is $−1,330 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$31,354
2022 Value
8.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 John Paul the Great Catholic University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,354. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of John Paul the Great Catholic University grew by 8.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,077
Room and Board
$1,905
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at John Paul the Great Catholic University was of $13,077 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.15% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,905. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at John Paul the Great Catholic University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 16.5% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.1%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at John Paul the Great Catholic University was 1.1%, which represents 1 out of the 91 total borrowers.

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Admissions

John Paul the Great Catholic University received 387 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 38.7% annual growth. Out of those 387 applicants, 308 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.6% acceptance rate.

There were 300 students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2022. 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

John Paul the Great Catholic University has an overall enrollment yield of 37%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
308
Accepted Out of 387

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of John Paul the Great Catholic University was 79.6% (308 admissions from 387 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 38.7%, while admissions grew by 40%..

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SAT Scores

26%
Submission Percentage (2022)
21
Scores Submitted (2022)

26% of enrolled first-time students at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

John Paul the Great Catholic University had a total enrollment of 300 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at John Paul the Great Catholic University is 282 students and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 94% of students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John Paul the Great Catholic University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.7% White, 30.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.33% Two or More Races, 5% Asian, 1% Black or African American, 0.667% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.4%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 300 students. The full-time enrollment at John Paul the Great Catholic University is 282 and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 94% of students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
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 John Paul the Great Catholic University was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), John Paul the Great Catholic University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    131 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    92 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    22 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at John Paul the Great Catholic University is 43.7% White, 30.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.33% Two or More Races, 5% Asian, 1% Black or African American, 0.667% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.333% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 33 students (11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from John Paul the Great Catholic University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at John Paul the Great Catholic University is white (24 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John Paul the Great Catholic University is Humanistic Studies (8 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at John Paul the Great Catholic University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8 degrees awarded) and Business (7 degrees).

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 Paul the Great Catholic University are Accountants & auditors (1,016,887 people), Other managers (672,534 people), Financial managers (480,479 people), Chief executives & legislators (364,120 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (251,342 people).

The most specialized majors at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8 degrees awarded) and Business (7 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 John Paul the Great Catholic University are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8 degrees awarded) and Business (7 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 John Paul the Great Catholic University are Elementary & secondary schools (542,666 people), Computer Systems Design (487,941 people), Banking & related activities (469,913 people), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (402,909 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (401,756 people).

The most specialized majors at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8 degrees awarded) and Business (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 8 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John Paul the Great Catholic University was Humanistic Studies with 8 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

34
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
29
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at John Paul the Great Catholic University, which is 1.17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (29).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at John Paul the Great Catholic University in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.6 times less than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at John Paul the Great Catholic University in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% of students graduating from John Paul the Great Catholic University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at John Paul the Great Catholic University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 7.41% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    24 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John Paul the Great Catholic University is white (24 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

15.9% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    14 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    10 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at John Paul the Great Catholic University is white male (14 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (10 degrees).

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Operations

John Paul the Great Catholic University has an endowment valued at nearly $40.9k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 7.52k (18.4%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, John Paul the Great Catholic University had a total salary expenditure of 8.68M. John Paul the Great Catholic University employs 8 Professors. Most academics at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Male Professor (7), and Female Professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University are: Management, with 15 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Endowment

$40.9k
2022 Endowment
22.2%
growth from 2021

John Paul the Great Catholic University has an endowment valued at about $40.9k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of John Paul the Great Catholic University grew 22.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $49.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.04M
2022 Salaries
8.81%
growth from 2021

In 2022, John Paul the Great Catholic University paid a median of $4.04M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($8.68M) and a 8.81% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$731k
Instructional Salaries
8
Number of Employees

In 2022, John Paul the Great Catholic University paid a total of $731k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University was Professor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University were Management with 15 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University was Male Professor with 7 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

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