Sofia University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$21,360

0% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

2.53%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

293

67.6% Full-Time

About

Sofia University is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Sofia University were Other Psychology (4 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sofia University. 79.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (25 degrees), 2.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sofia University is $21,360, which is $7,389 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Sofia University is $21,360, which is $7,389 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,360

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Sofia University was $21,360. The cost of tuition at Sofia University is $7,389 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

0%

1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Sofia University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 11.7% with respect to 2015, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.53%

2015 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Sofia University was 2.53%, which represents 4 out of the 158 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Sofia University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 293 students enrolled at Sofia University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Sofia University has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Sofia University in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Sofia University has a total enrollment of 293 students. The full-time enrollment at Sofia University is 198 students and the part-time enrollment is 95. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at Sofia University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sofia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.7% White, 5.46% Hispanic or Latino, 5.12% Black or African American, 4.1% Asian, 3.41% Two or More Races, 0.683% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Sofia University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (20%), followed by White Female (20%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (18.1%), followed by White Male (5.7%) and Black or African American Female (3.11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sofia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 293 students. The full-time enrollment at Sofia University is 198 and the part-time enrollment is 95. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at Sofia University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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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 Sofia University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Sofia University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    93

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16

  3. Black or African American

    15

The enrolled student population at Sofia University is 31.7% White, 5.46% Hispanic or Latino, 5.12% Black or African American, 4.1% Asian, 3.41% Two or More Races, 0.683% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 27 students (9.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 37 more women than men received degrees from Sofia University. The majority of degree recipients at Sofia University are white (25 degrees awarded). There were 2.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Sofia University is Other Psychology (4 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Sofia University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (63 degrees awarded).

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 Sofia University are Counselors (155,336 people), Social workers (122,463 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (109,313 people), Psychologists (87,666 people), and Miscellaneous managers (85,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Psychology (63 degrees awarded).

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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 Sofia University are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Other financial specialists

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Psychology (63 degrees awarded).

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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 Sofia University are Elementary & secondary schools (284,995 people), Hospitals (166,015 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (135,048 people), Individual & family services (120,479 people), and Outpatient care centers (116,000 people).

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Psychology (63 degrees awarded).

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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 Sofia University.

Most Common

  1. 4 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Sofia University was Other Psychology with 4 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 13

  2. 50

In 2016, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University, which is 0.26 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (50).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University in Other Psychology, which is 0.271 times less than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 48 degrees were awarded to women at Sofia University in Other Psychology, which is 3.69 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Sofia University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sofia University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    25 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sofia University is white (25 degrees awarded). There were 2.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

11.1% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    20 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Sofia University is white female (20 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (8 degrees).

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Operations

Sofia University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-479 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Sofia University had a total expenditure of $6.63M. Of that $6.63M, they spent $3.22M on salaries and $6.63M on benefits.

Sofia University employs 3 No academic ranks, 3 Professors, and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Sofia University are Female No academic ranks (3), Male Professors(2), and Female Professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sofia University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 8 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Sofia University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Sofia University 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Sofia University 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

Primary Expenses

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$3.22M

Salary Expenditure

$6.63M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Sofia University had a total expenditure of $6.63M. Of that $6.63M, they spent $3.22M on salaries and $6.63M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$3.22M

2015 Salaries

43.9%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Sofia University paid a median of $3.22M in salaries, which represents 48.6% of their overall expenditure ($6.63M) and a 43.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 19.1% decline from 2013 and a 14.4% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$499k

Instructional Salaries

7

Number of Employees

In 2015, Sofia University paid a total of $499k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

3 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sofia University were No academic rank with 3 employees; Professor with 3 employees; and Professor with 1 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sofia University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sofia University was Female No academic rank with 3 employees, Male Professor with 2 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

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