Azusa Pacific University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,650
2.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,666
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.15%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
87%
3,438 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
7,169
67.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.3%
693 Graduates

About

Azusa Pacific University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Azusa Pacific University were Registered Nursing (615 degrees awarded), General Psychology (150 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (87 degrees).

In 2022, 2,893 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Azusa Pacific University. 73% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (945 degrees), 1.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (867 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $41,650, which is $11,500 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $41,650, which is $11,500 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,666.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Azusa Pacific University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$41,650
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Azusa Pacific University was $41,650. The cost of tuition at Azusa Pacific University is $11,500 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$26,666
2022 Value
1.65%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Azusa Pacific University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,666. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Azusa Pacific University grew by 1.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,537
Room and Board
$1,126
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Azusa Pacific University was of $13,537 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.61% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,126. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.26% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Azusa Pacific University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.87% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.15%
2019 Default Rate
46
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Azusa Pacific University was 1.15%, which represents 46 out of the 4016 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Azusa Pacific University received 3,438 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 13.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,438 applicants, 2,991 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87% acceptance rate.

There were 7,169 students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in 2022. 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Azusa Pacific University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,991
Accepted Out of 3,438

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Azusa Pacific University was 87% (2,991 admissions from 3,438 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 94.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 13.3%, while admissions declined by −19.9%..

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage (2022)
49
Scores Submitted (2022)

10% of enrolled first-time students at Azusa Pacific University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Azusa Pacific University had a total enrollment of 7,169 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Azusa Pacific University is 4,837 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,332. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Azusa Pacific University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.9% Hispanic or Latino, 26.7% White, 14.3% Asian, 6.85% Black or African American, 4.3% Two or More Races, 0.907% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26%), followed by White Female (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (29.9%), followed by White Female (19.2%) and Asian Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Azusa Pacific University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,169 students. The full-time enrollment at Azusa Pacific University is 4,837 and the part-time enrollment is 2,332. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Azusa Pacific University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 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 Azusa Pacific University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Azusa Pacific University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,643 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,914 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,027 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Azusa Pacific University is 36.9% Hispanic or Latino, 26.7% White, 14.3% Asian, 6.85% Black or African American, 4.3% Two or More Races, 0.907% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.321% 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 Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 443 students (6.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,329 more women than men received degrees from Azusa Pacific University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Azusa Pacific University is hispanic or latino (945 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (867 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Azusa Pacific University is Registered Nursing (615 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (150 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (87 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Azusa Pacific University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (104 degrees awarded), Psychology (446 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (135 degrees).

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 Azusa Pacific University are Registered nurses (1,472,395 people), Social workers, all other (272,111 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (214,183 people), Medical & health services managers (213,011 people), and Other managers (207,064 people).

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University in 2022 are Theology (104 degrees awarded), Psychology (446 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (135 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (87 degrees), and Health (986 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Azusa Pacific University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (104 degrees awarded), Psychology (446 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (135 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (87 degrees), and Health (986 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Azusa Pacific University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,761,968 people), Elementary & secondary schools (712,901 people), Outpatient care centers (466,171 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (362,274 people), and Individual & family services (267,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Azusa Pacific University are Theology (104 degrees awarded), Psychology (446 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (135 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (87 degrees), and Health (986 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Azusa Pacific University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 615 degrees awarded
  2. 150 degrees awarded
  3. 87 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Azusa Pacific University was Registered Nursing with 615 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

782
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,111
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 782 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University, which is 0.37 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,111).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 162 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University in Registered Nursing, which is 0.223 times less than the 727 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 727 degrees were awarded to men at Azusa Pacific University in Registered Nursing, which is 4.49 times more than the 162 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 51% of students graduating from Azusa Pacific University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Azusa Pacific University is Male and Asian (80.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.01% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    945 degrees awarded
  2. White
    867 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    431 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Azusa Pacific University is hispanic or latino (945 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (867 degrees).

7.12% of degree recipients (206 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    704 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    644 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    306 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Azusa Pacific University is hispanic or latino female (704 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (644 degrees).

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Operations

Azusa Pacific University has an endowment valued at nearly $89.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−6.45%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Azusa Pacific University had a total salary expenditure of 206M. Azusa Pacific University employs 122 Professors, 106 Assistant professors and 105 Associate professors. Most academics at Azusa Pacific University are Female Assistant professor (77), Male Professor (74), and Female Associate professor (62).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 166 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 79 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 77 employees.

Endowment

$89.5M
2022 Endowment
10.8%
decline from 2021

Azusa Pacific University has an endowment valued at about $89.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Azusa Pacific University declined 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $283M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$129M
2022 Salaries
18.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Azusa Pacific University paid a median of $129M in salaries, which represents 62.5% of their overall expenditure ($206M) and a 18.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.2M
Instructional Salaries
343
Number of Employees

In 2022, Azusa Pacific University paid a total of $32.2M to 343 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
122 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
166 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University were Professor with 122 employees, Assistant professor with 106 employees, and Associate professor with 105 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University were Office and Administrative Support with 166 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 79 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 77 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Azusa Pacific University was Female Assistant professor with 77 employees, Male Professor with 74 employees, and Female Associate professor with 62 employees.

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