Southern California University of Health Sciences

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,783

3.8% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,878

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.95%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,097

56.9% Full-Time

About

Southern California University of Health Sciences is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern California University of Health Sciences were General Biological Sciences (10 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 189 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California University of Health Sciences. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (91 degrees), 2.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California University of Health Sciences is $11,783, which is $-2,217 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California University of Health Sciences is $11,783, which is $-2,217 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 $18,878.

In 2017, 19% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,783

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southern California University of Health Sciences was $11,783. The cost of tuition at Southern California University of Health Sciences is $-2,217 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$18,878

2017 Value

22.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern California University of Health Sciences had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,878. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern California University of Health Sciences grew by 22.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,470

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California University of Health Sciences was of $8,470 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNM% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

19%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

19% of undergraduate students at Southern California University of Health Sciences received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 72.7% with respect to 2016, when 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.

3.95%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California University of Health Sciences was 3.95%, which represents 6 out of the 152 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

Southern California University of Health Sciences has a total enrollment of 1,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California University of Health Sciences is 624 students and the part-time enrollment is 473. This means that 56.9% of students enrolled at Southern California University of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern California University of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.9% White, 20% Asian, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.02% Two or More Races, 4.92% Black or African American, 0.82% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California University of Health Sciences in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.6%) and Asian Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (28.8%), followed by White Female (21.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern California University of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California University of Health Sciences is 624 and the part-time enrollment is 473. This means that 56.9% of students enrolled at Southern California University of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% 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 Southern California University of Health Sciences was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southern California University of Health Sciences 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

    405

  2. Asian

    219

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    211

The enrolled student population at Southern California University of Health Sciences is 36.9% White, 20% Asian, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.02% Two or More Races, 4.92% Black or African American, 0.82% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.456% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 80 students (7.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 3 more women than men received degrees from Southern California University of Health Sciences. The majority of degree recipients at Southern California University of Health Sciences are white (91 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (36 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern California University of Health Sciences is General Biological Sciences (10 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern California University of Health Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (179 degrees awarded) and Biology (10 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 Southern California University of Health Sciences are Registered nurses (1,352,813 people), Physicians (475,230 people), Pharmacists (178,256 people), Medical & health services managers (175,529 people), and Postsecondary teachers (157,454 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California University of Health Sciences are Health (179 degrees awarded) and Biology (10 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 Southern California University of Health Sciences are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Southern California University of Health Sciences are Health (179 degrees awarded) and Biology (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern California University of Health Sciences are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,826,467 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,146 people), Offices of physicians (352,485 people), Elementary & secondary schools (336,487 people), and Outpatient care centers (257,579 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California University of Health Sciences are Health (179 degrees awarded) and Biology (10 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 Southern California University of Health Sciences.

Most Common

  1. 10 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern California University of Health Sciences was General Biological Sciences with 10 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 93

  2. 96

In 2017, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California University of Health Sciences, which is 0.969 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California University of Health Sciences in Chiropractic, which is 1.5 times more than the 54 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 54 degrees were awarded to women at Southern California University of Health Sciences in Chiropractic, which is 0.667 times less than the 81 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 Southern California University of Health Sciences is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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, 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

    91 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California University of Health Sciences is white (91 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (36 degrees).

4.76% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    50 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern California University of Health Sciences is white male (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (41 degrees).

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Operations

Southern California University of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $1.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.59M (88.4%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Southern California University of Health Sciences had a total salary expenditure of $25.9M. Southern California University of Health Sciences employs 20 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors, and 7 Professors. Most academics at Southern California University of Health Sciences are Male Assistant professors (10), Female Assistant professors(10), and Male Professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California University of Health Sciences are: Management, with 27 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.8M

2017 Endowment

1.19%

growth from 2016

Southern California University of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at about $1.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern California University of Health Sciences grew 1.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.3M lower than 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 Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $212k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southern California University of Health Sciences received $212k 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

$12.8M

2017 Salaries

10.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southern California University of Health Sciences paid a median of $12.8M in salaries, which represents 49.6% of their overall expenditure ($25.9M) and a 10.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.45% growth from 2015 and a 3.23% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.57M

Instructional Salaries

47

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern California University of Health Sciences paid a total of $3.57M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

20 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

27 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California University of Health Sciences were Assistant professor with 20 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California University of Health Sciences were Management with 27 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California University of Health Sciences was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Male Professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern California University of Health Sciences.

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