West Coast University-Orange County

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,060

2.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$39,095

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

96.7%

30 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,555

69.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

50%

14 Graduates

About

West Coast University-Orange County is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Coast University-Orange County were Registered Nursing (547 degrees awarded) and Dental Hygiene (72 degrees).

In 2017, 664 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Coast University-Orange County. 76.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were asian (295 degrees), 1.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (190 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Orange County is $34,060, which is $20,060 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Orange County is $34,060, which is $20,060 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,095.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,060

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at West Coast University-Orange County was $34,060. The cost of tuition at West Coast University-Orange County is $20,060 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

This chart compares the tuition costs of West Coast University-Orange County (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$39,095

2017 Value

17.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 West Coast University-Orange County had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,095. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of West Coast University-Orange County grew by 17.2%.

This chart compares the average net price of West Coast University-Orange County (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$11,420

Room and Board

$1,718

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Coast University-Orange County was of $11,420 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,718. The cost of room and board increased by 1.24% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 15% during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at West Coast University-Orange County (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at West Coast University-Orange County received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 15.9% with respect to 2016, when 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at West Coast University-Orange County (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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

2.7%

2016 Default Rate

50

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at West Coast University-Orange County was 2.7%, which represents 50 out of the 1855 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

West Coast University-Orange County received 30 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 11.8% annual decline. Out of those 30 applicants, 29 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,555 students enrolled at West Coast University-Orange County in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

West Coast University-Orange County has an overall enrollment yield of 41.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

29

Accepted Out of 30

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of West Coast University-Orange County was 96.7% (29 admissions from 30 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 88.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -11.8%, while admissions declined by -3.33%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of West Coast University-Orange County (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at West Coast University-Orange County in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

West Coast University-Orange County has a total enrollment of 2,555 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Orange County is 1,770 students and the part-time enrollment is 785. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Orange County are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Orange County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.4% Asian, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% White, 6.89% Black or African American, 4.15% Two or More Races, 3.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at West Coast University-Orange County in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Female (31.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.9%) and White Female (16.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (18.4%), followed by Two or More Races Female (18.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Coast University-Orange County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,555 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Orange County is 1,770 and the part-time enrollment is 785. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Orange County are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at West Coast University-Orange County (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 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 West Coast University-Orange County was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), West Coast University-Orange County had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at West Coast University-Orange County (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    1,006

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    586

  3. White

    526

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Orange County is 39.4% Asian, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% White, 6.89% Black or African American, 4.15% Two or More Races, 3.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.274% 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 352 more women than men received degrees from West Coast University-Orange County. The majority of degree recipients at West Coast University-Orange County are asian (295 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (190 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Coast University-Orange County is Registered Nursing (547 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Hygiene (72 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Coast University-Orange County, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (664 degrees awarded).

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 West Coast University-Orange County are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Orange County are Health (664 degrees awarded).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Coast University-Orange County are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Orange County are Health (664 degrees awarded).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Coast University-Orange County are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Orange County are Health (664 degrees awarded).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by West Coast University-Orange County.

Most Common

  1. 547 degrees awarded

  2. 72 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Coast University-Orange County was Registered Nursing with 547 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at West Coast University-Orange County according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 156

  2. 508

In 2017, 156 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Orange County, which is 0.307 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (508).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at West Coast University-Orange County by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Orange County in Registered Nursing, which is 0.334 times less than the 410 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 410 degrees were awarded to women at West Coast University-Orange County in Registered Nursing, which is 2.99 times more than the 137 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Coast University-Orange County is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    295 degrees awarded

  2. White

    190 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Coast University-Orange County is asian (295 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (190 degrees).

5.57% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Asian Female

    210 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    157 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at West Coast University-Orange County is asian female (210 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (157 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

West Coast University-Orange County has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the false fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In false, West Coast University-Orange County had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. West Coast University-Orange County employs 29 Instructors, 17 Assistant professors, and 5 Associate professors. Most academics at West Coast University-Orange County are Female Instructors (24), Female Assistant professors(9), and Male Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Orange County are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

false Endowment

0%

growth from false

West Coast University-Orange County has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the false fiscal year. The endowment of West Coast University-Orange County stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.1M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at West Coast University-Orange County (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $N/A - Federal

  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

As of false, West Coast University-Orange County received $N/A in grants and contracts from the federal government, $N/A from state grants and contracts, and $N/A from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

N/A Salaries

0%

growth from N/A

In N/A, West Coast University-Orange County paid a median of $N/A in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, West Coast University-Orange County paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Coast University-Orange County were Instructor with 29 employees; Assistant professor with 17 employees; and Assistant professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Orange County were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Coast University-Orange County was Female Instructor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at West Coast University-Orange County.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart