Sofia University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,000
14.3% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
1.89%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
948
2.64% Full-Time

About

Sofia University is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Sofia University were General Business Administration & Management (612 degrees awarded), Other Psychology (13 degrees), and Computer Science (10 degrees).

In 2022, 653 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sofia University. 48.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (26 degrees), 2.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sofia University is $18,000, which is $3,059 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Sofia University is $18,000, which is $3,059 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 50% of undergraduate students attending Sofia University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$18,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Sofia University was $18,000. The cost of tuition at Sofia University is $3,059 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

50% of undergraduate students at Sofia University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
1.89%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Sofia University was 1.89%, which represents 1 out of the 53 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

Sofia University had a total enrollment of 948 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Sofia University is 25 students and the part-time enrollment is 923. This means that 2.64% of students enrolled at Sofia University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sofia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.8% Asian, 16.6% White, 1.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.58% Black or African American, 1.48% Two or More Races, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Sofia University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40%), followed by Two or More Races Female (30%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (20%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (93.3%), followed by Asian Male (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

2.64%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sofia University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 948 students. The full-time enrollment at Sofia University is 25 and the part-time enrollment is 923. This means that 2.64% of students enrolled at Sofia University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    738 enrolled students
  2. White
    157 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    17 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Sofia University is 77.8% Asian, 16.6% White, 1.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.58% Black or African American, 1.48% Two or More Races, and 0.211% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 23 fewer women than men received degrees from Sofia University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Sofia University is white (26 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (11 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Sofia University is General Business Administration & Management (612 degrees awarded), followed by Other Psychology (13 degrees) and Computer Science (10 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Sofia University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (612 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 Sofia University are Accountants & auditors (1,051,922 people), Other managers (830,817 people), Software developers (670,395 people), Financial managers (512,922 people), and Chief executives & legislators (421,008 people).

The most specialized majors at Sofia University in 2022 are Business (612 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 Sofia University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Business (612 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 Sofia University are Computer Systems Design (1,067,889 people), Elementary & secondary schools (824,978 people), Banking & related activities (551,423 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,125 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (507,247 people).

The most specialized majors at Sofia University are Business (612 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 Sofia University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 637 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common masters degree concentration at Sofia University was General Business Administration & Management with 637 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

338
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
315
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 338 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (315).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 327 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 285 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 285 degrees were awarded to men at Sofia University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.872 times less than the 327 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    26 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sofia University is white (26 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (11 degrees).

0.306% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    23 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Sofia University is white female (23 degrees awarded). There were 3.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (7 degrees).

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Operations

Sofia University employs 16 No academic ranks. Most academics at Sofia University are Male No academic rank (9), and Female No academic rank (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sofia University are: Management, with 10 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.97M
2022 Salaries
8.29%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Sofia University paid a median of $3.97M in salaries, a 8.29% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.12M
Instructional Salaries
16
Number of Employees

In 2022, Sofia University paid a total of $1.12M to 16 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sofia University was No academic rank with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sofia University were Management with 10 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sofia University was Male No academic rank with 9 employees, and Female No academic rank with 7 employees.

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