Western University of Health Sciences

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N/A Undergraduate Tuition

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2015 Student Loan

0.442%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,839

97.6% Full-Time

About

Western University of Health Sciences is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Western University of Health Sciences were .

In 2016, 1,114 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western University of Health Sciences. 61.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (451 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (366 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western University of Health Sciences is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western University of Health Sciences is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same 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 N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

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N/A Undergraduate Tuition

In N/A, the cost of tuition at Western University of Health Sciences was $NaN. The cost of tuition at Western University of Health Sciences is $0 approximately the same 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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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

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Western University of Health Sciences received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.442%

2015 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Western University of Health Sciences was 0.442%, which represents 4 out of the 906 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

Western University of Health Sciences 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 3,839 students enrolled at Western University of Health Sciences in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Western University of Health Sciences 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 Western University of Health Sciences in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Western University of Health Sciences has a total enrollment of 3,839 students. The full-time enrollment at Western University of Health Sciences is 3,745 students and the part-time enrollment is 94. This means that 97.6% of students enrolled at Western University of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western University of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.2% White, 31.7% Asian, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 7.35% Two or More Races, 2.76% Black or African American, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.182% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Western University of Health Sciences in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.3%), followed by Asian Female (19.1%) and White Male (16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western University of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,839 students. The full-time enrollment at Western University of Health Sciences is 3,745 and the part-time enrollment is 94. This means that 97.6% of students enrolled at Western University of Health Sciences 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 Western University of Health Sciences was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Western University of Health Sciences 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

    1,467

  2. Asian

    1,216

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    445

The enrolled student population at Western University of Health Sciences is 38.2% White, 31.7% Asian, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 7.35% Two or More Races, 2.76% Black or African American, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.182% 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 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, 229 students (5.97%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 252 more women than men received degrees from Western University of Health Sciences. The majority of degree recipients at Western University of Health Sciences are white (451 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (366 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Western University of Health Sciences is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Western University of Health Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,106 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 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 Western University of Health Sciences are Registered nurses (1,294,546 people), Physicians & surgeons (488,555 people), Miscellaneous managers (171,987 people), Postsecondary teachers (169,241 people), and Medical & health services managers (168,441 people).

The most specialized majors at Western University of Health Sciences are Health (1,106 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 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 Western University of Health Sciences are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Radiation therapists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Western University of Health Sciences are Health (1,106 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 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 Western University of Health Sciences are Hospitals (1,817,164 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (320,076 people), Elementary & secondary schools (315,591 people), Offices of physicians (310,085 people), and Outpatient care centers (254,995 people).

The most specialized majors at Western University of Health Sciences are Health (1,106 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 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 Western University of Health Sciences.

Most Common

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In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Western University of Health Sciences was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 431

  2. 683

In 2016, 431 degrees were awarded to men at Western University of Health Sciences, which is 0.631 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (683).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Western University of Health Sciences in Osteopathic Medicine, which is 1.43 times more than the 128 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 128 degrees were awarded to women at Western University of Health Sciences in Osteopathic Medicine, which is 0.699 times less than the 183 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 Western University of Health Sciences 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%)

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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

    451 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    366 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western University of Health Sciences is white (451 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (366 degrees).

4.67% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    278 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    214 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    173 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western University of Health Sciences is white female (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (214 degrees).

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Operations

Western University of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $25.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $705k (2.82%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Western University of Health Sciences had a total expenditure of $175M. Of that $175M, they spent $86.2M on salaries and $175M on benefits.

Western University of Health Sciences employs 113 Assistant professors, 66 Associate professors, and 45 Professors. Most academics at Western University of Health Sciences are Female Assistant professors (68), Male Assistant professors(45), and Male Associate professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western University of Health Sciences are: Office and Administrative Support, with 238 employees, Management, with 154 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 120 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.1M

2015 Endowment

61.7%

growth from 2014

Western University of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at about $25.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Western University of Health Sciences grew 61.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.5M higher than 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: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.63M - Federal

  2. $231k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Western University of Health Sciences received $1.63M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $231k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$86.2M

Salary Expenditure

$175M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Western University of Health Sciences had a total expenditure of $175M. Of that $175M, they spent $86.2M on salaries and $175M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$86.2M

2015 Salaries

1.79%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Western University of Health Sciences paid a median of $86.2M in salaries, which represents 49.4% of their overall expenditure ($175M) and a 1.79% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.8% growth from 2013 and a 11.5% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$27.7M

Instructional Salaries

227

Number of Employees

In 2015, Western University of Health Sciences paid a total of $27.7M to 227 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

113 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

238 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Western University of Health Sciences were Assistant professor with 113 employees; Associate professor with 66 employees; and Associate professor with 45 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western University of Health Sciences were Office and Administrative Support with 238 employees; Management with 154 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 120 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Western University of Health Sciences was Female Assistant professor with 68 employees, Male Assistant professor with 45 employees, and Male Associate professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Western University of Health Sciences.

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