Azusa Pacific University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$40,830
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$31,367
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.32%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
93.6%
4,534 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
9,006
59.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
66.2%
688 Graduates

About

Azusa Pacific University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Azusa Pacific University were Registered Nursing (597 degrees awarded), General Psychology (134 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (106 degrees).

In 2020, 3,127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Azusa Pacific University. 72.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,092 degrees), 1.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (931 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $40,830, which is $12,267 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $40,830, which is $12,267 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,367.

In 2020, 92% of undergraduate students attending Azusa Pacific University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$40,830
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Azusa Pacific University was $40,830. The cost of tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $12,267 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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Average Net Price

$31,367
2020 Value
13.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Azusa Pacific University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,367. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Azusa Pacific University grew by 13.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,001
Room and Board
$1,972
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Azusa Pacific University was of $13,001 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,972. The cost of room and board increased by 9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.82% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Azusa Pacific University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.32%
2018 Default Rate
129
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Azusa Pacific University was 3.32%, which represents 129 out of the 3883 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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Azusa Pacific University received 4,534 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 44.7% annual decline. Out of those 4,534 applicants, 4,244 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.6% acceptance rate.

There were 9,006 students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in 2020, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Azusa Pacific University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
4,244
Accepted Out of 4,534

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Azusa Pacific University was 93.6% (4,244 admissions from 4,534 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −44.7%, while admissions declined by −23.2%.

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage
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Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Azusa Pacific University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Azusa Pacific University has a total enrollment of 9,006 students. The full-time enrollment at Azusa Pacific University is 5,368 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,638. This means that 59.6% of students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Azusa Pacific University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, 30.1% White, 13.2% Asian, 7.01% Black or African American, 4.55% Two or More Races, 0.911% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.278% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.1%), followed by White Female (22.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (29.5%), followed by White Female (22.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Azusa Pacific University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,006 students. The full-time enrollment at Azusa Pacific University is 5,368 and the part-time enrollment is 3,638. This means that 59.6% of students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.5% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 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 Azusa Pacific University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (85%), Azusa Pacific University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,071
  2. White
    2,711
  3. Asian
    1,193

The enrolled student population at Azusa Pacific University is 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, 30.1% White, 13.2% Asian, 7.01% Black or African American, 4.55% Two or More Races, 0.911% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.278% 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 50% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 1399 more women than men received degrees from Azusa Pacific University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Azusa Pacific University is white (1,092 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (931 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Azusa Pacific University is Registered Nursing (597 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (134 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (106 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Azusa Pacific University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (102 degrees awarded), Psychology (328 degrees), and Education (511 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,852,455 people), Secondary school teachers (415,444 people), Education administrators (309,198 people), Social workers, all other (256,051 people), and Other managers (230,808 people).

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (102 degrees awarded), Psychology (328 degrees), Education (511 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (186 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 Azusa Pacific University are Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (102 degrees awarded), Psychology (328 degrees), Education (511 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (186 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 Azusa Pacific University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,127,687 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (468,531 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (343,851 people), Individual & family services (267,170 people), and Outpatient care centers (222,506 people).

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (102 degrees awarded), Psychology (328 degrees), Education (511 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (186 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 597 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 106 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Azusa Pacific University was Registered Nursing with 597 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

864
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 864 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University, which is 0.382 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University in Registered Nursing, which is 0.184 times less than the 700 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 700 degrees were awarded to women at Azusa Pacific University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.43 times more than the 129 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 53% of students graduating from Azusa Pacific University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Azusa Pacific University is Female and Asian (80.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, 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, 1.02% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,092 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    931 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    381 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Azusa Pacific University is white (1,092 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (931 degrees).

8.76% of degree recipients (274 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    803 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    710 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    289 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Azusa Pacific University is white female (803 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (710 degrees).

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Azusa Pacific University has an endowment valued at nearly $76.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $549k (0.713%), compared to the 3.43% average return ($10.5M on $307M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Azusa Pacific University had a total salary expenditure of $226M. Azusa Pacific University employs 166 Assistant professors, 141 Professors, and 120 Associate professors. Most academics at Azusa Pacific University are Female Assistant professors (117), Male Professors(83), and Female Associate professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 212 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 116 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 110 employees.

Endowment

$76.9M
2020 Endowment
2.71%
decline from 2019

Azusa Pacific University has an endowment valued at about $76.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Azusa Pacific University declined 2.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $230M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.7M - Federal
  2. $10.1k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Azusa Pacific University received $7.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.1k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$119M
2020 Salaries
6.63%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Azusa Pacific University paid a median of $119M in salaries, which represents 52.4% of their overall expenditure ($226M) and a 6.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.81% decline from 2018 and a 5.99% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (42.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43.1M
Instructional Salaries
447
Number of Employees

In 2020, Azusa Pacific University paid a total of $43.1M to 447 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $70.3M (29.6%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
166 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
212 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University were Assistant professor with 166 employees; Professor with 141 employees; and Professor with 120 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University were Office and Administrative Support with 212 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 116 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 110 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University was Female Assistant professor with 117 employees, Male Professor with 83 employees, and Female Associate professor with 66 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Azusa Pacific University.

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