University of Advancing Technology

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,823
0.709% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,074
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
87.4%
756 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
789
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
26.9%
25 Graduates

About

University of Advancing Technology is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Advancing Technology were Electronic Operations & Warfare (35 degrees awarded), Game & Interactive Media Design (19 degrees), and Other Computer Programming (17 degrees).

In 2019, 154 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Advancing Technology. 14.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (77 degrees), 2.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Advancing Technology is $15,823, which is $1,323 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Advancing Technology is $15,823, which is $1,323 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,074.

In 2019, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,823
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Advancing Technology was $15,823. The cost of tuition at University of Advancing Technology is $1,323 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$22,074
2019 Value
1.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Advancing Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,074. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Advancing Technology grew by 1.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,835
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Advancing Technology was of $8,835 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board decreased by 3.93% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of Advancing Technology received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 14.3% with respect to 2018, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
14%
2017 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Advancing Technology was 14%, which represents 38 out of the 272 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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Admissions

University of Advancing Technology received 756 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 9.57% annual decline. Out of those 756 applicants, 661 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.4% acceptance rate.

There were 789 students enrolled at University of Advancing Technology in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Advancing Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 20%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
661
Accepted Out of 756

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Advancing Technology was 87.4% (661 admissions from 756 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 82.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −9.57%, while admissions declined by −4.34%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Advancing Technology in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Advancing Technology has a total enrollment of 789 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Advancing Technology is 789 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of Advancing Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Advancing Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.5% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Two or More Races, 10% Black or African American, 2.66% Asian, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.634% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Advancing Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (42.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.1%) and White Female (8.26%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (47.4%), followed by White Female (15.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Advancing Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 789 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Advancing Technology is 789 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of Advancing Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2019 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 University of Advancing Technology was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), University of Advancing Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    406
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    119
  3. Two or More Races
    85

The enrolled student population at University of Advancing Technology is 51.5% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Two or More Races, 10% Black or African American, 2.66% Asian, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.634% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 59 students (7.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 110 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Advancing Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Advancing Technology is white (77 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Advancing Technology is Electronic Operations & Warfare (35 degrees awarded), followed by Game & Interactive Media Design (19 degrees) and Other Computer Programming (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Advancing Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (41 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 University of Advancing Technology are Other managers (1,074,577 people), Software developers (1,039,631 people), Accountants & auditors (1,020,322 people), Financial managers (534,665 people), and Chief executives & legislators (513,709 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Advancing Technology are Applied Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 degrees), and Engineering (7 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 University of Advancing Technology are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at University of Advancing Technology are Applied Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 degrees), and Engineering (7 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 University of Advancing Technology are Computer Systems Design (1,410,032 people), Elementary & secondary schools (717,597 people), Construction (670,289 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (645,137 people), and Banking & related activities (594,455 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Advancing Technology are Applied Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 degrees), and Engineering (7 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 University of Advancing Technology.
Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Advancing Technology was Electronic Operations & Warfare with 35 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

132
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
22
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 132 degrees were awarded to men at University of Advancing Technology, which is 6 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (22).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 36 degrees were awarded to men at University of Advancing Technology in Electronic Operations & Warfare, which is 12 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 5 degrees were awarded to women at University of Advancing Technology in Digital Arts, which is 0.5 times less than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from University of Advancing Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Advancing Technology is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    77 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Advancing Technology is white (77 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (32 degrees).

20.8% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    65 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Advancing Technology is white male (65 degrees awarded). There were 3.61 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (18 degrees).

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Operations

University of Advancing Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $24.8k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, University of Advancing Technology had a total salary expenditure of $15.8M. University of Advancing Technology employs 26 Professors, 4 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at University of Advancing Technology are Male Professors (17), Female Professors(9), and Female No academic ranks (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Advancing Technology are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 8 employees, and Management with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

University of Advancing Technology has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Advancing Technology stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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 Technology-Related Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2019, University of Advancing Technology 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

$5.67M
2019 Salaries
9.12%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Advancing Technology paid a median of $5.67M in salaries, which represents 36% of their overall expenditure ($15.8M) and a 9.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.14% growth from 2017 and a 16.2% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.98M
Instructional Salaries
30
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Advancing Technology paid a total of $1.98M to 30 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Advancing Technology were Professor with 26 employees; No academic rank with 4 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Advancing Technology were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees; and Management with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Advancing Technology was Male Professor with 17 employees, Female Professor with 9 employees, and Female No academic rank with 3 employees.

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