West Coast University-Miami

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$20,756
2.42% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$27,504
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
2.7%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
100%
13 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
687
76% Full-Time

About

West Coast University-Miami is a higher education institution located in Miami-Dade County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Coast University-Miami were Registered Nursing (52 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Coast University-Miami. 88.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 11.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (29 degrees), 2.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Miami is $20,756, which is $9,019 more than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Miami is $20,756, which is $9,019 more than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,504.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 94% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,756
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at West Coast University-Miami was $20,756. The cost of tuition at West Coast University-Miami is $9,019 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,738).

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Average Net Price

$27,504
2017 Value
25.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 West Coast University-Miami had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,504. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of West Coast University-Miami grew by 25.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,580
Room and Board
$1,855
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Coast University-Miami was of $8,580 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,855. The cost of room and board decreased by 19.4% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.97% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
94%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at West Coast University-Miami received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.06% with respect to 2016, when 79% 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.
2.7%
2016 Default Rate
50
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at West Coast University-Miami was 2.7%, which represents 50 out of the 1855 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

West Coast University-Miami received 13 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 43.5% annual decline. Out of those 13 applicants, 13 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 687 students enrolled at West Coast University-Miami in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

West Coast University-Miami has an overall enrollment yield of 53.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
13
Accepted Out of 13

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of West Coast University-Miami was 100% (13 admissions from 13 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 100%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -43.5%, while admissions declined by -43.5%.

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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-Miami in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

West Coast University-Miami has a total enrollment of 687 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Miami is 522 students and the part-time enrollment is 165. This means that 76% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Miami are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Miami, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.9% Hispanic or Latino, 19.8% Black or African American, 8.73% White, 3.49% Asian, 0.873% Two or More Races, 0.291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at West Coast University-Miami in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (54.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Coast University-Miami, both undergraduate and graduate, is 687 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Miami is 522 and the part-time enrollment is 165. This means that 76% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Miami are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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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 West Coast University-Miami was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), West Coast University-Miami had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    453
  2. Black or African American
    136
  3. White
    60

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Miami is 65.9% Hispanic or Latino, 19.8% Black or African American, 8.73% White, 3.49% Asian, 0.873% Two or More Races, 0.291% 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 is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 40 more women than men received degrees from West Coast University-Miami. The majority of degree recipients at West Coast University-Miami are hispanic or latino (29 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Coast University-Miami is Registered Nursing (52 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Coast University-Miami, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (52 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-Miami are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Miami are Health (52 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Coast University-Miami are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Miami are Health (52 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-Miami are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at West Coast University-Miami are Health (52 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-Miami.
Most Common
  1. 52 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Coast University-Miami was Registered Nursing with 52 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 6
  2. 46

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Miami, which is 0.13 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (46).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Miami in Registered Nursing, which is 0.13 times less than the 46 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 46 degrees were awarded to women at West Coast University-Miami in Registered Nursing, which is 7.67 times more than the 6 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-Miami is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    29 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded
  3. White
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Coast University-Miami is hispanic or latino (29 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 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. Hispanic or Latino Female
    24 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    13 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at West Coast University-Miami is hispanic or latino female (24 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (13 degrees).

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Operations

West Coast University-Miami has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.2k (NaNk%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, West Coast University-Miami had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. West Coast University-Miami employs 20 Instructors, 1 No academic ranks, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at West Coast University-Miami are Female Instructors (16), Male Instructors(4), and Male No academic ranks (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami are: Management, with 13 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 13 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

West Coast University-Miami has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of West Coast University-Miami stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of 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 2017, West Coast University-Miami 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

$4M
2017 Salaries
65%
growth from 2016

In 2017, West Coast University-Miami paid a median of $4M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 106% growth from 2015 and a NaNN% growth from N/A.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.77M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2017, West Coast University-Miami paid a total of $1.77M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami were Instructor with 20 employees; No academic rank with 1 employees; and No academic rank with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami were Management with 13 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami was Female Instructor with 16 employees, Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Male No academic rank with 1 employees.

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