West Coast University-Dallas (477039)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,240
2022 Average Net Price
$21,560
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.126%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,468
70.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.7%
2 Graduates

About

West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) were Registered Nursing (303 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (6 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (1 degrees).

In 2022, 458 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Coast University-Dallas (477039). 83.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (156 degrees), 1.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (112 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is $16,240, which is $1,299 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is $16,240, which is $1,299 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,560.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending West Coast University-Dallas (477039) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,240
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) was $16,240. The cost of tuition at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is $1,299 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$21,560
2022 Value
9.26%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 West Coast University-Dallas (477039) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,560. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of West Coast University-Dallas (477039) grew by 9.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,181
Room and Board
$1,287
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) was of $8,181 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.627% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,287. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 17.9% with respect to 2021, when 84% 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-Dallas (477039) 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-Dallas (477039) had a total enrollment of 1,468 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is 1,037 students and the part-time enrollment is 431. This means that 70.6% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Dallas (477039), both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, 27.9% Black or African American, 22.1% White, 11.3% Asian, 4.97% Two or More Races, and 0.477% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (24%), followed by White Female (23%) and Black or African American Female (22.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.1%) and White Female (17.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,468 students. The full-time enrollment at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is 1,037 and the part-time enrollment is 431. This means that 70.6% of students enrolled at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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-Dallas (477039) was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), West Coast University-Dallas (477039) 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
    452 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    410 enrolled students
  3. White
    324 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, 27.9% Black or African American, 22.1% White, 11.3% Asian, 4.97% Two or More Races, and 0.477% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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 (0.409%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 304 more women than men received degrees from West Coast University-Dallas (477039). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is black or african american (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (112 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is Registered Nursing (303 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (6 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (1 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 West Coast University-Dallas (477039) are Registered nurses (1,473,023 people), Accountants & auditors (1,029,600 people), Other managers (714,081 people), Financial managers (486,445 people), and Chief executives & legislators (378,106 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-Dallas (477039) are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

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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 West Coast University-Dallas (477039) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,771,649 people), Elementary & secondary schools (654,233 people), Computer Systems Design (503,889 people), Banking & related activities (474,193 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (440,232 people).

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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-Dallas (477039).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 303 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded
  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) was Registered Nursing with 303 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

77
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
381
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 77 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas (477039), which is 0.202 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (381).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 48 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) in Registered Nursing, which is 0.188 times less than the 255 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 255 degrees were awarded to men at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) in Registered Nursing, which is 5.31 times more than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2022, 100% of students graduating from West Coast University-Dallas (477039) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% within 200%.

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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-Dallas (477039) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    156 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    112 degrees awarded
  3. White
    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is black or african american (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (112 degrees).

0.655% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    129 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) is black or african american female (129 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (98 degrees).

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Operations

West Coast University-Dallas (477039) employs 30 Instructors, 8 Assistant professors and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) are Female Instructor (26), Female Assistant professor (5), and Male Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$11.4M
2022 Salaries
5.87%
growth from 2021

In 2022, West Coast University-Dallas (477039) paid a median of $11.4M in salaries, a 5.87% 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

$4.22M
Instructional Salaries
44
Number of Employees

In 2022, West Coast University-Dallas (477039) paid a total of $4.22M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 37% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) were Instructor with 30 employees, Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Coast University-Dallas (477039) were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees, Management with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 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-Dallas (477039) was Female Instructor with 26 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at West Coast University-Dallas (477039).

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