Argosy University-Denver

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,344
2017 Average Net Price
$18,847
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
15.6%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
399
12.3% Full-Time

About

Argosy University-Denver is a higher education institution located in Denver County, CO. In 2018, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Argosy University-Denver were Registered Nursing (59 degrees awarded), General Psychology (7 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (3 degrees).

In 2018, 152 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Argosy University-Denver. 77% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (105 degrees), 5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Denver is $13,344, which is $−16,806 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Argosy University-Denver is $13,344

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,847.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students attending Argosy University-Denver received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,344
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Argosy University-Denver was $13,344.

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Average Net Price

$18,847
2017 Value

In 2017 Argosy University-Denver had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,847. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Argosy University-Denver grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Argosy University-Denver received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.41% with respect to 2016, when 83% 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.
15.6%
2015 Default Rate
3079
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Argosy University-Denver was 15.6%, which represents 3079 out of the 19780 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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Enrollment

Argosy University-Denver had a total enrollment of 399 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Denver is 49 students and the part-time enrollment is 350. This means that 12.3% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Denver are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.4% White, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.27% Black or African American, 2.01% Asian, 1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Argosy University-Denver in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (27.6%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and White Female (20.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (30%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20%) and White Female (20%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

12.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Argosy University-Denver in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 399 students. The full-time enrollment at Argosy University-Denver is 49 and the part-time enrollment is 350. This means that 12.3% of students enrolled at Argosy University-Denver are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
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 Argosy University-Denver was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Argosy University-Denver had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    269 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    67 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    37 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Argosy University-Denver is 67.4% White, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.27% Black or African American, 2.01% Asian, 1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1% 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, 6 students (1.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 82 more women than men received degrees from Argosy University-Denver. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Argosy University-Denver is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Argosy University-Denver is Registered Nursing (59 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (7 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (3 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Argosy University-Denver, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (42 degrees awarded), Health (77 degrees), and Psychology (13 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Argosy University-Denver are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Denver in 2018 are Education (42 degrees awarded), Health (77 degrees), Psychology (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees), and Protective Services (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Denver are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Denver are Education (42 degrees awarded), Health (77 degrees), Psychology (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees), and Protective Services (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Denver are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Argosy University-Denver are Education (42 degrees awarded), Health (77 degrees), Psychology (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees), and Protective Services (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Argosy University-Denver.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 59 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Argosy University-Denver was Registered Nursing with 59 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

35
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
117
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Denver, which is 0.299 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (117).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Denver in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 0.414 times less than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Argosy University-Denver in Registered Nursing, which is 5.56 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 in 2016 at Argosy University-Denver is Female and White (100% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Argosy University-Denver is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

1.97% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Female
    80 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Argosy University-Denver is white female (80 degrees awarded). There were 3.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (25 degrees).

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Operations

Argosy University-Denver employs 2 Associate professors. Most academics at Argosy University-Denver are Male Associate professor (1), and Female Associate professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Denver are: Management, with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.19M
2017 Salaries
17%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Argosy University-Denver paid a median of $2.19M in salaries, a 17% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$131k
Instructional Salaries
2
Number of Employees

In 2017, Argosy University-Denver paid a total of $131k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.97% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
2 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Argosy University-Denver was Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Argosy University-Denver were Management with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Argosy University-Denver was Male Associate professor with 1 employees, and Female Associate professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Argosy University-Denver.

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