Arizona Christian University (105899)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,850
3.38% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$28,755
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.38%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.1%
1,316 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,082
86.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
45.7%
58 Graduates

About

Arizona Christian University (105899) is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Arizona Christian University (105899) were General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), Counseling Psychology (16 degrees), and US Government & Politics (15 degrees).

In 2022, 143 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arizona Christian University (105899). 44.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (66 degrees), 1.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arizona Christian University (105899) is $29,850, which is $1,520 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Arizona Christian University (105899) is $29,850, which is $1,520 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,755.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Arizona Christian University (105899) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$29,850
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Arizona Christian University (105899) was $29,850. The cost of tuition at Arizona Christian University (105899) is $1,520 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$28,755
2022 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Arizona Christian University (105899) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,755. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Arizona Christian University (105899) grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,500
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arizona Christian University (105899) was of $11,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Arizona Christian University (105899) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.13% with respect to 2021, when 94% 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.
4.38%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Arizona Christian University (105899) was 4.38%, which represents 12 out of the 274 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

Arizona Christian University (105899) received 1,316 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.69% annual growth. Out of those 1,316 applicants, 923 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,082 students enrolled at Arizona Christian University (105899) in 2022. 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Arizona Christian University (105899) has an overall enrollment yield of 33.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
923
Accepted Out of 1,316

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Arizona Christian University (105899) was 70.1% (923 admissions from 1,316 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.69%, while admissions declined by −0.539%..

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage (2021)
41
Scores Submitted (2021)

13% of enrolled first-time students at Arizona Christian University (105899) in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Arizona Christian University (105899) had a total enrollment of 1,082 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Arizona Christian University (105899) is 933 students and the part-time enrollment is 149. This means that 86.2% of students enrolled at Arizona Christian University (105899) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arizona Christian University (105899), both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.4% White, 26.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 6.84% Two or More Races, 1.66% Asian, 1.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.647% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arizona Christian University (105899) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27%), followed by White Female (22.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arizona Christian University (105899) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,082 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona Christian University (105899) is 933 and the part-time enrollment is 149. This means that 86.2% of students enrolled at Arizona Christian University (105899) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 Arizona Christian University (105899) was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Arizona Christian University (105899) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    535 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    282 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    111 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Arizona Christian University (105899) is 49.4% White, 26.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 6.84% Two or More Races, 1.66% Asian, 1.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.647% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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 (0.555%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 17 fewer women than men received degrees from Arizona Christian University (105899). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Arizona Christian University (105899) is white (66 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Arizona Christian University (105899) is General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), followed by Counseling Psychology (16 degrees) and US Government & Politics (15 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Arizona Christian University (105899), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (24 degrees), and Social Sciences (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona Christian University (105899) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,768,282 people), Secondary school teachers (542,189 people), Physicians (459,921 people), Other managers (455,974 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (403,813 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona Christian University (105899) in 2022 are Theology (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (24 degrees), Social Sciences (15 degrees), Education (23 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Arizona Christian University (105899) are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Arizona Christian University (105899) are Theology (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (24 degrees), Social Sciences (15 degrees), Education (23 degrees), and Biology (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Arizona Christian University (105899) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,308,258 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (788,390 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (787,233 people), Legal services (337,466 people), and Outpatient care centers (311,779 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona Christian University (105899) are Theology (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (24 degrees), Social Sciences (15 degrees), Education (23 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Arizona Christian University (105899).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 44 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Arizona Christian University (105899) was General Business Administration & Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

80
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
63
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona Christian University (105899), which is 1.27 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona Christian University (105899) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona Christian University (105899) in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 11 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 38% of students graduating from Arizona Christian University (105899) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Arizona Christian University (105899) is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 6.9% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arizona Christian University (105899) is white (66 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

3.5% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    42 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Arizona Christian University (105899) is white male (42 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (24 degrees).

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Operations

Arizona Christian University (105899) has an endowment valued at nearly $420k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−61.5%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Arizona Christian University (105899) had a total salary expenditure of 26.1M. Arizona Christian University (105899) employs 13 Associate professors, 10 Assistant professors and 7 Instructors. Most academics at Arizona Christian University (105899) are Male Associate professor (8), Male Assistant professor (6), and Female Associate professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arizona Christian University (105899) are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 45 employees, Service, with 19 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

Endowment

$420k
2022 Endowment
27.2%
decline from 2021

Arizona Christian University (105899) has an endowment valued at about $420k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Arizona Christian University (105899) declined 27.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $48.9M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.5M
2022 Salaries
8.36%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Arizona Christian University (105899) paid a median of $10.5M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($26.1M) and a 8.36% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.12M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2022, Arizona Christian University (105899) paid a total of $2.12M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arizona Christian University (105899) were Associate professor with 13 employees, Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arizona Christian University (105899) were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees, Service with 19 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arizona Christian University (105899) was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Arizona Christian University (105899).

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