West Coast University-Miami

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,816
2022 Average Net Price
$31,226
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.126%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
914
57.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.6%
2 Graduates

About

West Coast University-Miami is a higher education institution located in Miami-Dade County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at West Coast University-Miami were Registered Nursing (276 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 288 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Coast University-Miami. 82.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (217 degrees), 5.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Miami is $22,816, which is $10,134 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Miami is $22,816, which is $10,134 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,226.

In 2022, 74% of undergraduate students attending West Coast University-Miami received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$22,816
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at West Coast University-Miami was $22,816. The cost of tuition at West Coast University-Miami is $10,134 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$31,226
2022 Value
19.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 West Coast University-Miami had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,226. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of West Coast University-Miami grew by 19.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,090
Room and Board
$1,459
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Coast University-Miami was of $9,090 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 10.7% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,459. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 3.51% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at West Coast University-Miami received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 14.9% with respect to 2021, when 87% 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.
0.126%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at West Coast University-Miami was 0.126%, which represents 4 out of the 3179 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

West Coast University-Miami had a total enrollment of 914 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Miami is 527 students and the part-time enrollment is 387. This means that 57.7% 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 77.6% Hispanic or Latino, 13.7% Black or African American, 4.81% White, 1.64% Asian, and 1.64% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at West Coast University-Miami in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (69.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (12.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.73%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Coast University-Miami in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 914 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Miami is 527 and the part-time enrollment is 387.

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Retention Rate over Time

18%
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 West Coast University-Miami was 18%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    709 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    125 enrolled students
  3. White
    44 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Miami is 77.6% Hispanic or Latino, 13.7% Black or African American, 4.81% White, 1.64% Asian, and 1.64% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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, 2 students (0.219%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 186 more women than men received degrees from West Coast University-Miami. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Coast University-Miami is hispanic or latino (217 degrees awarded). There were 5.86 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Coast University-Miami is Registered Nursing (276 degrees awarded).

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 (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

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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-Miami are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

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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 West Coast University-Miami.
Most Common (2022)
276 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Coast University-Miami was Registered Nursing with 276 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

51
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
237
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Miami, which is 0.215 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (237).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Miami in Registered Nursing, which is 0.215 times less than the 237 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 237 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Miami in Registered Nursing, which is 4.65 times more than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at West Coast University-Miami is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    217 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Coast University-Miami is hispanic or latino (217 degrees awarded). There were 5.86 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

0.347% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    176 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Coast University-Miami is hispanic or latino female (176 degrees awarded). There were 4.29 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (41 degrees).

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Operations

West Coast University-Miami employs 24 Instructors, 8 Assistant professors and 2 Associate professors. Most academics at West Coast University-Miami are Female Instructor (20), Female Assistant professor (7), and Male Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$11.7M
2022 Salaries
8.46%
growth from 2021

In 2022, West Coast University-Miami paid a median of $11.7M in salaries, a 8.46% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.29M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2022, West Coast University-Miami paid a total of $3.29M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami were Instructor with 24 employees, Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees, Management with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Coast University-Miami was Female Instructor with 20 employees, Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

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

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