John Paul the Great Catholic University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,000

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$30,385

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.28%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

95%

201 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

329

88.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

60.7%

17 Graduates

About

John Paul the Great Catholic University is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at John Paul the Great Catholic University were Cinematography & Film Production (35 degrees awarded) and Entrepreneurial Studies (12 degrees).

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John Paul the Great Catholic University. 40.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (33 degrees), 2.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University is $24,000, which is $-1,194 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University is $24,000, which is $-1,194 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,385.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University was $24,000. The cost of tuition at John Paul the Great Catholic University is $-1,194 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$30,385

2017 Value

5.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 John Paul the Great Catholic University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,385. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of John Paul the Great Catholic University grew by 5.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,115

Room and Board

$1,905

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at John Paul the Great Catholic University was of $11,115 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,905. The cost of room and board increased by 1.23% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.97% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at John Paul the Great Catholic University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.06% with respect to 2016, when 97% 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.

1.28%

2016 Default Rate

1

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at John Paul the Great Catholic University was 1.28%, which represents 1 out of the 78 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

John Paul the Great Catholic University received 201 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.47% annual decline. Out of those 201 applicants, 191 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95% acceptance rate.

There were 329 students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2017, and 49% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

John Paul the Great Catholic University has an overall enrollment yield of 40.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

191

Accepted Out of 201

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of John Paul the Great Catholic University was 95% (191 admissions from 201 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 98%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -1.47%, while admissions declined by -4.5%.

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SAT Scores

49%

Submission Percentage

38

Scores Submitted

49% of enrolled first-time students at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

John Paul the Great Catholic University has a total enrollment of 329 students. The full-time enrollment at John Paul the Great Catholic University is 292 students and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John Paul the Great Catholic University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.8% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Asian, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.608% Black or African American, 0.304% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.6%), followed by White Female (21.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (37.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (11.1%) and White Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John Paul the Great Catholic University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 329 students. The full-time enrollment at John Paul the Great Catholic University is 292 and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at John Paul the Great Catholic University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 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 John Paul the Great Catholic University was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), John Paul the Great Catholic University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    167

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    72

  3. Asian

    12

The enrolled student population at John Paul the Great Catholic University is 50.8% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Asian, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.608% Black or African American, 0.304% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 59 students (17.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 12 fewer women than men received degrees from John Paul the Great Catholic University. The majority of degree recipients at John Paul the Great Catholic University are white (33 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John Paul the Great Catholic University is Cinematography & Film Production (35 degrees awarded), followed by Entrepreneurial Studies (12 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at John Paul the Great Catholic University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded), Theology (9 degrees), and Business (12 degrees).

Workforce

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 John Paul the Great Catholic University are Accountants & auditors (1,090,540 people), Other managers (640,771 people), Financial managers (420,753 people), Chief executives & legislators (315,544 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (299,101 people).

The most specialized majors at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded), Theology (9 degrees), and Business (12 degrees).

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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 John Paul the Great Catholic University are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded), Theology (9 degrees), and Business (12 degrees).

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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 John Paul the Great Catholic University are Elementary & secondary schools (596,045 people), Banking & related activities (491,090 people), Computer Systems Design (446,135 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (405,253 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (392,591 people).

The most specialized majors at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded), Theology (9 degrees), and Business (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John Paul the Great Catholic University was Cinematography & Film Production with 35 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 39

  2. 27

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to men at John Paul the Great Catholic University, which is 1.44 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (27).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 27 degrees were awarded to men at John Paul the Great Catholic University in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 1.5 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to women at John Paul the Great Catholic University in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 0.667 times less than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 63% of students graduating from John Paul the Great Catholic University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at John Paul the Great Catholic University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 47.1% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    33 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John Paul the Great Catholic University is white (33 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

15.2% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    18 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at John Paul the Great Catholic University is white male (18 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (15 degrees).

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Operations

John Paul the Great Catholic University has an endowment valued at nearly $30k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.53k (5.11%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, John Paul the Great Catholic University had a total salary expenditure of $6.81M. John Paul the Great Catholic University employs 9 Professors, 1 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at John Paul the Great Catholic University are Male Professors (8), Female Professors(1), and Male Associate professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University are: Management, with 12 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30k

2017 Endowment

0.00333%

decline from 2016

John Paul the Great Catholic University has an endowment valued at about $30k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of John Paul the Great Catholic University declined 0.00333% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.1M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, John Paul the Great Catholic University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.44M

2017 Salaries

23.5%

growth from 2016

In 2017, John Paul the Great Catholic University paid a median of $3.44M in salaries, which represents 50.4% of their overall expenditure ($6.81M) and a 23.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.19% growth from 2015 and a 26.9% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$791k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2017, John Paul the Great Catholic University paid a total of $791k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

9 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

12 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University were Professor with 9 employees; Associate professor with 1 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University were Management with 12 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John Paul the Great Catholic University was Male Professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 1 employees, and Male Associate professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at John Paul the Great Catholic University.

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