Sofia University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,750
NaNM% growth from N/A
2018 Student Loan
1.27%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,514
7.53% Full-Time

About

Sofia University is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Sofia University were Other Psychology (4 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 814 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sofia University. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was unknown (29 degrees), 2.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sofia University is $15,750, which is $1,350 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Sofia University is $15,750, which is $1,350 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2020, 78% of undergraduate students attending Sofia University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,750
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Sofia University was $15,750. The cost of tuition at Sofia University is $1,350 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

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2020 Value

In 2020 Sofia University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Sofia University grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Sofia University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.5% with respect to 2019, when 80% 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.
1.27%
2018 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Sofia University was 1.27%, which represents 1 out of the 79 total borrowers.

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Sofia University has a total enrollment of 1,514 students. The full-time enrollment at Sofia University is 114 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,400. This means that 7.53% of students enrolled at Sofia University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sofia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5.42% White, 2.38% Asian, 1.32% Hispanic or Latino, 0.661% Two or More Races, 0.594% Black or African American, 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0661% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Sofia University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.6%), followed by Two or More Races Female (28.6%) and White Female (28.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.4%), followed by Asian Female (10.3%) and Asian Male (5.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

7.53%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sofia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,514 students. The full-time enrollment at Sofia University is 114 and the part-time enrollment is 1,400. This means that 7.53% of students enrolled at Sofia University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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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 Sofia University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Sofia 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
    82
  2. Asian
    36
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    20

The enrolled student population at Sofia University is 5.42% White, 2.38% Asian, 1.32% Hispanic or Latino, 0.661% Two or More Races, 0.594% Black or African American, 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0661% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 98 more women than men received degrees from Sofia University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Sofia University is unknown (29 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Sofia University is Other Psychology (4 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Sofia University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (754 degrees awarded), Psychology (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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 Sofia University are Accountants & auditors (1,051,945 people), Other managers (744,081 people), Software developers (543,565 people), Financial managers (464,568 people), and Chief executives & legislators (376,291 people).

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Business (754 degrees awarded), Psychology (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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 Sofia University are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Business (754 degrees awarded), Psychology (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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 Sofia University are Computer Systems Design (920,654 people), Elementary & secondary schools (753,922 people), Banking & related activities (537,120 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,589 people), and Insurance carriers (483,551 people).

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Business (754 degrees awarded), Psychology (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Sofia University.
Most Common
  1. 4 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Sofia University was Other Psychology with 4 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

358
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
456
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 358 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University, which is 0.785 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (456).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 343 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.835 times less than the 411 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 411 degrees were awarded to women at Sofia University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.2 times more than the 343 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sofia University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    29 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    12 degrees awarded
  3. White
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sofia University is unknown (29 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (12 degrees).

3.56% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    8 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Sofia University is asian female (8 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (7 degrees).

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Sofia University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (NaNk%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Sofia University had a total salary expenditure of $8.42M. Sofia University employs 11 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Sofia University are Male No academic ranks (7), Female No academic ranks(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sofia University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Sofia University 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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Salary Expenditure

$4.25M
2020 Salaries
7.1%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Sofia University paid a median of $4.25M in salaries, which represents 50.4% of their overall expenditure ($8.42M) and a 7.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 22.7% growth from 2018 and a 29.6% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$764k
Instructional Salaries
11
Number of Employees

In 2020, Sofia University paid a total of $764k to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 18% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sofia University were No academic rank with 11 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sofia University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees; Management with 8 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sofia University was Male No academic rank with 7 employees, and Female No academic rank with 4 employees.

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