Argosy University-Los Angeles

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,344

0.891% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,675

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

388

37.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

30.8%

4 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Los Angeles were General Psychology (16 degrees awarded), General Business (10 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

In 2017, 114 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Los Angeles. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (56 degrees), 1.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Los Angeles is $13,344, which is $-7,389 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Los Angeles is $13,344, which is $-7,389 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,675.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Los Angeles was $13,344. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Los Angeles is $-7,389 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$23,675

2017 Value

11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,675. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Los Angeles grew by 11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,640

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Los Angeles was of $10,640 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.81% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Los Angeles received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.88% with respect to 2016, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Los Angeles has a total enrollment of 388 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Los Angeles is 144 students and the part-time enrollment is 244. This means that 37.1% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.8% Black or African American, 34% Hispanic or Latino, 12.9% White, 4.12% Asian, 1.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.773% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (33.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.6%) and Black or African American Male (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (31.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.8%) and Black or African American Male (22.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 388 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Los Angeles is 144 and the part-time enrollment is 244. This means that 37.1% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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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 Argosy University-Los Angeles was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Argosy University-Los Angeles had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    166

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    132

  3. White

    50

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Los Angeles is 42.8% Black or African American, 34% Hispanic or Latino, 12.9% White, 4.12% Asian, 1.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.773% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 5 students (1.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 38 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Los Angeles. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Los Angeles are black or african american (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Los Angeles is General Psychology (16 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (10 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees awarded), Psychology (21 degrees), and Business (43 degrees).

Workforce

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-Los Angeles are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,145,115 people), Accountants & auditors (1,138,755 people), Other managers (757,160 people), Financial managers (453,559 people), and Education administrators (384,356 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Los Angeles are Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees awarded), Psychology (21 degrees), Business (43 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Education (9 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 Argosy University-Los Angeles are Surgeons, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Los Angeles are Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees awarded), Psychology (21 degrees), Business (43 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Education (9 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 Argosy University-Los Angeles are Elementary & secondary schools (3,411,244 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (652,644 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (590,987 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (544,074 people), and Banking & related activities (541,180 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Los Angeles are Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees awarded), Psychology (21 degrees), Business (43 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Education (9 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 Argosy University-Los Angeles.

Most Common

  1. 16 degrees awarded

  2. 10 degrees awarded

  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Los Angeles was General Psychology with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 38

  2. 76

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Los Angeles, which is 0.5 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (76).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Los Angeles in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.22 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 16 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Los Angeles in Marriage & Family Therapy, which is 5.33 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

100%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 100% of students graduating from Argosy University-Los Angeles completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Los Angeles is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    56 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    30 degrees awarded

  3. White

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Los Angeles is black or african american (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

3.51% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    38 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Los Angeles is black or african american female (38 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (22 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Los Angeles 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 (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Argosy University-Los Angeles had a total salary expenditure of $5.2M. Argosy University-Los Angeles employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Argosy University-Los Angeles are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Los Angeles are: Management, with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Argosy University-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Los Angeles stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.55M - Federal

  2. $4.04k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Los Angeles received $1.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.04k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.83M

2017 Salaries

16%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Los Angeles paid a median of $1.83M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($5.2M) and a 16% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.02% growth from 2015 and a 1.71% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

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Number of Employees

In N/A, Argosy University-Los Angeles 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 $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Los Angeles were Management with 8 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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