Downey Adult School

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2022 Average Net Price
$11,126
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
813
12.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
89.4%
193 Graduates

About

Downey Adult School is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Downey Adult School were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (50 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 327 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Downey Adult School. 87.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (245 degrees), 7.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (33 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,126.

In 2022, 60% of undergraduate students attending Downey Adult School received financial aid through grants.

Average Net Price

$11,126
2022 Value
4.45%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Downey Adult School had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,126. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Downey Adult School grew by 4.45%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

60% of undergraduate students at Downey Adult School received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 114% with respect to 2021, when 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Downey Adult School had a total enrollment of 813 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Downey Adult School is 98 students and the part-time enrollment is 715. This means that 12.1% of students enrolled at Downey Adult School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Downey Adult School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.98% White, 5.9% Asian, 5.66% Black or African American, 2.21% Two or More Races, 0.615% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Downey Adult School in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (62.2%), followed by Asian Female (9.18%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

12.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Downey Adult School in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 813 students. The full-time enrollment at Downey Adult School is 98 and the part-time enrollment is 715.

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Retention Rate over Time

17%
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 Downey Adult School was 17%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Downey Adult School 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
    615 enrolled students
  2. White
    73 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    48 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Downey Adult School is 75.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.98% White, 5.9% Asian, 5.66% Black or African American, 2.21% Two or More Races, 0.615% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 243 more women than men received degrees from Downey Adult School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Downey Adult School is hispanic or latino (245 degrees awarded). There were 7.42 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (33 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Downey Adult School is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (50 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Downey Adult School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (310 degrees awarded) and Legal (17 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 Downey Adult School are Registered nurses (1,395,432 people), Medical & health services managers (151,650 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,868 people).

The most specialized majors at Downey Adult School in 2022 are Health (310 degrees awarded) and Legal (17 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 Downey Adult School are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Downey Adult School are Health (310 degrees awarded) and Legal (17 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 Downey Adult School are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,484,614 people), Outpatient care centers (238,391 people), Elementary & secondary schools (218,762 people), Offices of physicians (202,402 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (132,694 people).

The most specialized majors at Downey Adult School are Health (310 degrees awarded) and Legal (17 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 Downey Adult School.
Most Common (2022)
50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Downey Adult School was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

42
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
285
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Downey Adult School, which is 0.147 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (285).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Downey Adult School in Massage Therapy, which is 0.387 times less than the 31 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Downey Adult School in Medical Assistant, which is 11.2 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

88%
100% Completion Time
88%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 88% of students graduating from Downey Adult School completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 88% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Downey Adult School is Male and Two or More Races (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
    245 degrees awarded
  2. White
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Downey Adult School is hispanic or latino (245 degrees awarded). There were 7.42 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (33 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    216 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    29 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Downey Adult School is hispanic or latino female (216 degrees awarded). There were 7.45 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$5.42M
2022 Salaries
48.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Downey Adult School paid a median of $5.42M in salaries, a 48.1% growth from the previous year.

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

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