Argosy University-Phoenix

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,344

0.891% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,147

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

444

41.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

16.7%

2 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Phoenix is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Phoenix were General Psychology (17 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (4 degrees), and General Business (4 degrees).

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Phoenix. 81% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 19% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (80 degrees), 3.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix is $13,344, which is $-656 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix is $13,344, which is $-656 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,147.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix was $13,344. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Phoenix is $-656 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$20,147

2017 Value

26.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Phoenix had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,147. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Phoenix grew by 26.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,377

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Argosy University-Phoenix was of $6,377 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 13.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 50% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Phoenix received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.06% with respect to 2016, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Phoenix has a total enrollment of 444 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix is 183 students and the part-time enrollment is 261. This means that 41.2% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Phoenix, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55% White, 22.5% Hispanic or Latino, 14.9% Black or African American, 2.03% Asian, 1.58% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.901% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.9%) and Black or African American Female (18.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (43%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.3%) and White Male (14.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix, both undergraduate and graduate, is 444 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Phoenix is 183 and the part-time enrollment is 261. This means that 41.2% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Phoenix are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%

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-Phoenix was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Argosy University-Phoenix had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    244

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    100

  3. Black or African American

    66

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Phoenix is 55% White, 22.5% Hispanic or Latino, 14.9% Black or African American, 2.03% Asian, 1.58% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.901% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 9 students (2.03%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 85 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Phoenix. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Phoenix are white (80 degrees awarded). There were 3.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Phoenix is General Psychology (17 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (4 degrees) and General Business (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Phoenix, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (71 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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-Phoenix are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,012,911 people), Registered nurses (1,397,926 people), Social workers, all other (324,382 people), Secondary school teachers (319,959 people), and Education administrators (319,252 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix are Psychology (71 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), Education (8 degrees), and Health (24 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-Phoenix are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix are Psychology (71 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), Education (8 degrees), and Health (24 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-Phoenix are Elementary & secondary schools (3,205,782 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,717,874 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (490,641 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (420,565 people), and Outpatient care centers (404,451 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Phoenix are Psychology (71 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), Education (8 degrees), and Health (24 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-Phoenix.

Most Common

  1. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 4 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Phoenix was General Psychology with 17 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 26

  2. 111

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Phoenix, which is 0.234 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (111).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Phoenix in Clinical Psychology, which is 0.333 times less than the 21 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Phoenix in Clinical Psychology, which is 3 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

13%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from Argosy University-Phoenix completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% within 200%.

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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 (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Phoenix is Female and Hispanic or Latino (28.6% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    80 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Phoenix is white (80 degrees awarded). There were 3.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (23 degrees).

0.73% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    64 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    20 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Phoenix is white female (64 degrees awarded). There were 3.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (20 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Phoenix 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 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix had a total salary expenditure of $7.1M. Argosy University-Phoenix employs 6 Professors, 2 Associate professors, and 2 Assistant professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Phoenix are Female Professors (4), Male Professors(2), and Female Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix are: Management, with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Argosy University-Phoenix has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Phoenix stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $776k - Federal

  2. $26.4k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix received $776k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.4k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.19M

2017 Salaries

8.63%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix paid a median of $3.19M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($7.1M) and a 8.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.41% decline from 2015 and a 8.15% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$790k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Phoenix paid a total of $790k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.7% 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.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

6 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix were Professor with 6 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix were Management with 10 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 Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Phoenix was Female Professor with 4 employees, Male Professor with 2 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 2 employees.

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