American Public University System

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,480
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$10,658
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
18.5%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
46,420
7.26% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
33.9%
274 Graduates

About

American Public University System is a higher education institution located in N/A. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Public University System were N/A.

In N/A, N/A degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Public University System. N/A of these degrees were awarded to women, and N/A awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were N/A (N/A degrees), N/A times N/A then the next closest race/ethnicity group, N/A (N/A degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Public University System is $6,480, which is $N/A N/A the national average for N/A ($N/A).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Public University System is $6,480, which is $N/A N/A the national average for N/A ($N/A).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,658.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,480
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at American Public University System was $6,480. The cost of tuition at American Public University System is $N/A N/A than the overall (public and private) national average for N/A ($N/A).

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Average Net Price

$10,658
2017 Value
7.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 American Public University System had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,658. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of American Public University System grew by 7.08%.

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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.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,024
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American Public University System was of $7,024 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 0.458% 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

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
25%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at American Public University System received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.25% with respect to 2016, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American Public University System (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.

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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.
18.5%
2016 Default Rate
3058
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at American Public University System was 18.5%, which represents 3058 out of the 16496 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

American Public University System has a total enrollment of 46,420 students. The full-time enrollment at American Public University System is 3,369 students and the part-time enrollment is 43,051. This means that 7.26% of students enrolled at American Public University System are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Public University System, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.5% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Two or More Races, 2.14% Asian, 0.954% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.633% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Public University System in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (31.9%), followed by White Female (28%) and Black or African American Female (8.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (26.4%), followed by White Female (25.3%) and Black or African American Male (10.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

7.26%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Public University System, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46,420 students. The full-time enrollment at American Public University System is 3,369 and the part-time enrollment is 43,051. This means that 7.26% of students enrolled at American Public University System are enrolled full-time compared with N/A% at similar N/A.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
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 American Public University System was 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar N/A (N/A%), American Public University System had a retention rate N/A its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    26,217
  2. Black or African American
    7,535
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5,429

The enrolled student population at American Public University System is 56.5% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4% Two or More Races, 2.14% Asian, 0.954% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.633% 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 N/A is .

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, 3,292 students (7.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In N/A, N/A N/A women than men received degrees from American Public University System. The majority of degree recipients at American Public University System are N/A (N/A degrees awarded). There were N/A times more N/A graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, N/A (N/A degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Public University System is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American Public University System, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are N/A.

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

N/A
Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Public University System are N/A.

The most specialized majors at American Public University System are N/A.

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

N/A
Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Public University System are N/A

The most specialized majors at American Public University System are N/A.

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Common Industries by Major

N/A
Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Public University System are N/A.

The most specialized majors at American Public University System are N/A.

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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 American Public University System.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Public University System was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. N/A
  2. N/A

In N/A, N/A degrees were awarded to men at American Public University System, which is N/A times N/A the number of degrees awarded to females (N/A).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, N/A degrees were awarded to men at American Public University System in N/A, which is N/A times N/A the N/A female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, N/A degrees were awarded to women at American Public University System in N/A, which is N/A times N/A the N/A male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 20% of students graduating from American Public University System completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the N/A Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (48.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Public University System is Male and Hispanic or Latino (48.8% graduation rate). Across all N/A, 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, 4.74% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. N/A
    N/A degrees awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degrees awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Public University System is N/A (N/A degrees awarded). There were N/A times N/A N/A recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, N/A (N/A degrees).

N/A% of degree recipients (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. N/A
    N/A degrees awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degrees awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American Public University System is N/A (N/A degrees awarded). There were N/A times N/A N/A recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, N/A (N/A degrees).

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Operations

American Public University System has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNM%), compared to the N/A% average return ($N/A on $N/A) across all N/A.

In 2017, American Public University System had a total salary expenditure of $236M. American Public University System employs 149 Associate professors, 128 Instructors, and 51 Assistant professors. Most academics at American Public University System are Female Associate professors (81), Female Instructors(75), and Male Associate professors (68).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Public University System are: Management, with 256 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 251 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 145 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

American Public University System has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of American Public University System stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A N/A than the median endowment of N/A according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at American Public University System (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the N/A Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2017, American Public University System 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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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$113M
2017 Salaries
3.35%
decline from 2016

In 2017, American Public University System paid a median of $113M in salaries, which represents 47.9% of their overall expenditure ($236M) and a 3.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.246% growth from 2015 and a 0.32% growth from 2014.

The median for similar N/A is N/A (N/A% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.4M
Instructional Salaries
375
Number of Employees

In 2017, American Public University System paid a total of $22.4M to 375 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
149 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
256 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Public University System were Associate professor with 149 employees; Instructor with 128 employees; and Instructor with 51 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Public University System were Management with 256 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 251 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 145 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Public University System was Female Associate professor with 81 employees, Female Instructor with 75 employees, and Male Associate professor with 68 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at American Public University System.

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