West Coast University-Dallas

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,840
27.1% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$26,525
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
1.66%
Default Rate
2018 Acceptance Rate
100%
49 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,160
77.2% Full-Time

About

West Coast University-Dallas is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Coast University-Dallas were Registered Nursing (144 degrees awarded) and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (0 degrees).

In 2019, 160 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Coast University-Dallas. 83.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (50 degrees), 1.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Dallas is $18,840, which is $4,340 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Dallas is $18,840, which is $4,340 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 $26,525.

In 2019, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 89% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,840
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at West Coast University-Dallas was $18,840. The cost of tuition at West Coast University-Dallas is $4,340 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$26,525
2019 Value

In 2019 West Coast University-Dallas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,525. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of West Coast University-Dallas grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,240
Room and Board
$1,388
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Coast University-Dallas was of $7,240 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,388. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.42% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
89%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at West Coast University-Dallas received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 10% 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.
1.66%
2017 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at West Coast University-Dallas was 1.66%, which represents 36 out of the 2164 total borrowers.

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Admissions

West Coast University-Dallas received 49 undergraduate applications in 2018, which represents a NaNy% annual growth. Out of those 49 applicants, 49 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 1,160 students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

West Coast University-Dallas has an overall enrollment yield of 32.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2018
49
Accepted Out of 49

In 2018, the undergraduate acceptance rate of West Coast University-Dallas was 100% (49 admissions from 49 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2018, the number of applicants grew by NaNy%, while admissions grew by NaNy%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at West Coast University-Dallas in 2018 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

West Coast University-Dallas has a total enrollment of 1,160 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas is 895 students and the part-time enrollment is 265. This means that 77.2% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.1% Black or African American, 22.3% White, 21.5% Hispanic or Latino, 14.7% Asian, 4.22% Two or More Races, 0.431% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.345% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (29.3%), followed by White Female (20.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (40%), followed by White Female (16%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,160 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas is 895 and the part-time enrollment is 265. This means that 77.2% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

19%
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 West Coast University-Dallas was 19%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), West Coast University-Dallas had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    419
  2. White
    259
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    249

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Dallas is 36.1% Black or African American, 22.3% White, 21.5% Hispanic or Latino, 14.7% Asian, 4.22% Two or More Races, 0.431% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.345% 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.

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Graduates

In 2019, 108 more women than men received degrees from West Coast University-Dallas. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Coast University-Dallas is white (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Coast University-Dallas is Registered Nursing (144 degrees awarded), followed by Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (0 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Coast University-Dallas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (160 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 West Coast University-Dallas are Registered nurses (1,370,804 people), Medical & health services managers (143,726 people), Pharmacists (133,114 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (128,961 people), and Physicians (98,309 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Dallas are Health (160 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 West Coast University-Dallas are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Dallas are Health (160 degrees awarded).

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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 West Coast University-Dallas are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,439,585 people), Outpatient care centers (221,078 people), Offices of physicians (213,822 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,060 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (121,974 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Dallas are Health (160 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 West Coast University-Dallas.
Most Common
  1. 144 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Coast University-Dallas was Registered Nursing with 144 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

26
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
134
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 26 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas, which is 0.194 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (134).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas in Registered Nursing, which is 0.161 times less than the 124 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 124 degrees were awarded to women at West Coast University-Dallas in Registered Nursing, which is 6.2 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Coast University-Dallas is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    50 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Coast University-Dallas is white (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    45 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at West Coast University-Dallas is white female (45 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (32 degrees).

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Operations

West Coast University-Dallas has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, West Coast University-Dallas had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. West Coast University-Dallas employs 21 Instructors, 2 Associate professors, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at West Coast University-Dallas are Female Instructors (18), Male Instructors(3), and Male Associate professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas are: Management, with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 17 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

West Coast University-Dallas has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of West Coast University-Dallas 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 Health Professions 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, West Coast University-Dallas 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

$6.79M
2019 Salaries
18.9%
growth from 2018

In 2019, West Coast University-Dallas paid a median of $6.79M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 18.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.1% growth from 2017 and a 8.76% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.13M
Instructional Salaries
24
Number of Employees

In 2019, West Coast University-Dallas paid a total of $2.13M to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.4% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
21 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas were Instructor with 21 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas were Management with 19 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas was Female Instructor with 18 employees, Male Instructor with 3 employees, and Male Associate professor with 1 employees.

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