Argosy University-Orange County (436438)

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,344
2018 Average Net Price
$24,461
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
15.6%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
414
35% Full-Time

About

Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2018, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) were Marriage & Family Therapy (16 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (10 degrees), and Sports Studies (9 degrees).

In 2018, 107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Orange County (436438). 66.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (40 degrees), 1.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is $13,344, which is $−16,806 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is $13,344

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,461.

In 2018, 70% of undergraduate students attending Argosy University-Orange County (436438) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,344
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) was $13,344.

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Average Net Price

$24,461
2018 Value
0.974%
1 Year Growth

In 2018 Argosy University-Orange County (436438) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,461. Between 2017 and 2018, the average net price of Argosy University-Orange County (436438) grew by 0.974%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of 9.38% with respect to 2017, when 64% 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.
15.6%
2015 Default Rate
3079
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) was 15.6%, which represents 3079 out of the 19780 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

Argosy University-Orange County (436438) had a total enrollment of 414 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is 145 students and the part-time enrollment is 269. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Orange County (436438), both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.3% White, 30% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 11.8% Asian, 1.93% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (37.5%), followed by White Female (14.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (14.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 414 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is 145 and the part-time enrollment is 269. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
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 Argosy University-Orange County (436438) was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Argosy University-Orange County (436438) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    167 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    124 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    52 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is 40.3% White, 30% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 11.8% Asian, 1.93% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.483% 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 Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 6 students (1.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 35 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Orange County (436438). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is white (40 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is Marriage & Family Therapy (16 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (10 degrees) and Sports Studies (9 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Orange County (436438), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) in 2018 are Psychology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (32 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are Psychology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (32 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are Psychology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (32 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Orange County (436438).
Most Common (2018)
  1. 16 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common masters degree concentration at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) was Marriage & Family Therapy with 16 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

36
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
71
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County (436438), which is 0.507 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (71).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.25 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) in Marriage & Family Therapy, which is 15 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    40 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is white (40 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Female
    33 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) is white female (33 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (22 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Orange County (436438) employs 5 Assistant professors, 1 Professors and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are Female Assistant professor (3), Male Assistant professor (2), and Female Professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) are: Management, with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.55M
2017 Salaries
24.1%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Orange County (436438) paid a median of $2.55M in salaries, a 24.1% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$459k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Orange County (436438) paid a total of $459k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 18% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
5 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) were Assistant professor with 5 employees, Professor with 1 employees, and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) were Management with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Orange County (436438) was Female Assistant professor with 3 employees, Male Assistant professor with 2 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

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