West Coast University-Dallas

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,280
8.28% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$15,468
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
0.591%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,496
72.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
100%
1 Graduates

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 (182 degrees awarded) and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (0 degrees).

In 2020, 196 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Coast University-Dallas. 83.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (54 degrees), 1.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Dallas is $17,280, which is $2,880 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Dallas is $17,280, which is $2,880 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,468.

In 2020, 78% of undergraduate students attending West Coast University-Dallas received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,280
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at West Coast University-Dallas was $17,280. The cost of tuition at West Coast University-Dallas is $2,880 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$15,468
2020 Value
41.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 West Coast University-Dallas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,468. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of West Coast University-Dallas grew by 41.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,610
Room and Board
$1,386
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Coast University-Dallas was of $7,610 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,386. The cost of room and board increased by 5.11% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.144% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at West Coast University-Dallas received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2019, when 77% 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.
0.591%
2018 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at West Coast University-Dallas was 0.591%, which represents 16 out of the 2705 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

West Coast University-Dallas has a total enrollment of 1,496 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas is 1,082 students and the part-time enrollment is 414. This means that 72.3% 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 36.8% Black or African American, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% White, 11.6% Asian, 4.01% Two or More Races, 0.468% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.201% 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 (29.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.8%) and White Female (20.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (37.4%), followed by White Female (21.2%) and Black or African American Male (15.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,496 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas is 1,082 and the part-time enrollment is 414. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
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 West Coast University-Dallas was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), West Coast University-Dallas had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    551
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    347
  3. White
    346

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Dallas is 36.8% Black or African American, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% White, 11.6% Asian, 4.01% Two or More Races, 0.468% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.201% 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 132 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 black or african american (54 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (51 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Coast University-Dallas is Registered Nursing (182 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 (196 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 (1,293,143 people), Medical & health services managers (143,575 people), Pharmacists (130,778 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (118,390 people), and Physicians (103,837 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Dallas are Health (196 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, Podiatrists, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Dallas are Health (196 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 (1,414,995 people), Outpatient care centers (200,992 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,713 people), Offices of physicians (180,542 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (117,887 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Dallas are Health (196 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. 182 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Coast University-Dallas was Registered Nursing with 182 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

32
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
164
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 32 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas, which is 0.195 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (164).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas in Registered Nursing, which is 0.197 times less than the 152 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 152 degrees were awarded to women at West Coast University-Dallas in Registered Nursing, which is 5.07 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Coast University-Dallas is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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. Black or African American
    54 degrees awarded
  2. White
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Coast University-Dallas is black or african american (54 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (51 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    48 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Coast University-Dallas is black or african american female (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (43 degrees).

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Operations

West Coast University-Dallas has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, West Coast University-Dallas had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. West Coast University-Dallas employs 21 Instructors, 1 No academic ranks, and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at West Coast University-Dallas are Female Instructors (18), Male Instructors(3), and Female No academic ranks (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2020, 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

$8.29M
2020 Salaries
22.1%
growth from 2019

In 2020, West Coast University-Dallas paid a median of $8.29M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 22.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 18.9% growth from 2018 and a 17.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.14M
Instructional Salaries
24
Number of Employees

In 2020, West Coast University-Dallas paid a total of $2.14M to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
21 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas were Instructor with 21 employees; No academic rank with 1 employees; and No academic rank with 1 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Management with 19 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas was Female Instructor with 18 employees, Male Instructor with 3 employees, and Female No academic rank with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at West Coast University-Dallas.

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