Argosy University-Twin Cities

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,344

2.21% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,674

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

1,346

23% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

10%

1 Graduates

About

Argosy University-Twin Cities is a higher education institution located in Dakota County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Twin Cities were General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), General Business (3 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (2 degrees).

In 2017, 353 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Twin Cities. 78.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (281 degrees), 7.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Twin Cities 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-Twin Cities 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 $18,674.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,344

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Twin Cities was $13,344. The cost of tuition at Argosy University-Twin Cities 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

$18,674

2017 Value

18.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Argosy University-Twin Cities had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,674. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Twin Cities grew by 18.7%.

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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-Twin Cities 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

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Twin Cities received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.11% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Argosy University-Twin Cities has a total enrollment of 1,346 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Twin Cities is 309 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 23% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Twin Cities are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Twin Cities, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.8% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 6.32% Asian, 5.65% Hispanic or Latino, 0.371% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.223% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Twin Cities in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (62.9%), followed by White Male (13.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.53%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (60.9%), followed by White Male (10.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.81%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Twin Cities, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,346 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Twin Cities is 309 and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 23% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Twin Cities are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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-Twin Cities was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Argosy University-Twin Cities had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,007

  2. Black or African American

    144

  3. Asian

    85

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Twin Cities is 74.8% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 6.32% Asian, 5.65% Hispanic or Latino, 0.371% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.223% 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 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, 10 students (0.743%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 203 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Twin Cities. The majority of degree recipients at Argosy University-Twin Cities are white (281 degrees awarded). There were 7.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Twin Cities is General Psychology (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (3 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (2 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Twin Cities, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (271 degrees awarded), Psychology (46 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Argosy University-Twin Cities are Registered nurses (1,438,728 people), Accountants & auditors (1,127,308 people), Other managers (750,457 people), Financial managers (445,404 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (414,518 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Twin Cities are Health (271 degrees awarded), Psychology (46 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Business (22 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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-Twin Cities are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Twin Cities are Health (271 degrees awarded), Psychology (46 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Business (22 degrees), and Protective Services (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Argosy University-Twin Cities are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,914,373 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,039,160 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (604,281 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (536,454 people), and Banking & related activities (526,042 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Twin Cities are Health (271 degrees awarded), Psychology (46 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Business (22 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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-Twin Cities.

Most Common

  1. 23 degrees awarded

  2. 3 degrees awarded

  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Twin Cities was General Psychology with 23 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 75

  2. 278

In 2017, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Twin Cities, which is 0.27 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (278).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Twin Cities in Clinical Laboratory Technician, which is 0.692 times less than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 54 degrees were awarded to women at Argosy University-Twin Cities in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 18 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 14% of students graduating from Argosy University-Twin Cities completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Argosy University-Twin Cities is Female and White (33.3% 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. White

    281 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Twin Cities is white (281 degrees awarded). There were 7.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

0.283% 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

    231 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Argosy University-Twin Cities is white female (231 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (50 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Twin Cities 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-Twin Cities had a total salary expenditure of $17.9M. Argosy University-Twin Cities employs 19 Instructors, 4 Assistant professors, and 3 Associate professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Twin Cities are Female Instructors (16), Male Instructors(3), and Female Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Twin Cities are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 22 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Argosy University-Twin Cities has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Argosy University-Twin Cities 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.89M - Federal

  2. $737k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Argosy University-Twin Cities received $2.89M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $737k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.51M

2017 Salaries

7.15%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Twin Cities paid a median of $7.51M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($17.9M) and a 7.15% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.43% decline from 2015 and a 5.81% 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

$1.82M

Instructional Salaries

27

Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Twin Cities paid a total of $1.82M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

19 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Twin Cities were Instructor with 19 employees; Assistant professor with 4 employees; and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Twin Cities were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Twin Cities was Female Instructor with 16 employees, Male Instructor with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 3 employees.

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