Golf Academy of America-Phoenix

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,750
2017 Average Net Price
$23,369
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
20.5%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
107
88.8% Full-Time

About

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2018, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix were Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management (40 degrees awarded).

In 2018, 40 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix. 7.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 92.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (26 degrees), 13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is $15,750, which is $809 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2016, the median undergraduate tuition at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is $15,750

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,369.

In 2017, 35% of undergraduate students attending Golf Academy of America-Phoenix received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,750
2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix was $15,750.

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Average Net Price

$23,369
2017 Value
2.56%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Golf Academy of America-Phoenix had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,369. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Golf Academy of America-Phoenix grew by 2.56%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

35% of undergraduate students at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 34% with respect to 2016, when 53% 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.
20.5%
2015 Default Rate
2939
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix was 20.5%, which represents 2939 out of the 14360 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

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix had a total enrollment of 107 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is 95 students and the part-time enrollment is 12. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.9% White, 5.61% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% Black or African American, 2.8% Two or More Races, 2.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.87% Asian, and 0.935% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (68.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (5.26%) and Two or More Races Male (3.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 107 students. The full-time enrollment at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is 95 and the part-time enrollment is 12. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
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 Golf Academy of America-Phoenix was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Golf Academy of America-Phoenix had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    78 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    6 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    3 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is 72.9% White, 5.61% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% Black or African American, 2.8% Two or More Races, 2.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.87% Asian, and 0.935% 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 2018, 34 fewer women than men received degrees from Golf Academy of America-Phoenix. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is white (26 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management (40 degrees awarded).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix in 2018 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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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 Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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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 Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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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 Golf Academy of America-Phoenix.
Most Common (2018)
40 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common associates degree concentration at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix was Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

37
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
3
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix, which is 12.3 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix in Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management, which is 12.3 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix in Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management, which is 0.0811 times less than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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 (2018)
  1. White
    26 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is white (26 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

20% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Male
    24 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    2 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is white male (24 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (2 degrees).

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Operations

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix employs 4 No academic ranks. Most academics at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are Male No academic rank (4), and Female No academic rank (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 3 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$783k
2017 Salaries
4.42%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Golf Academy of America-Phoenix paid a median of $783k in salaries, a 4.42% 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

$212k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2017, Golf Academy of America-Phoenix paid a total of $212k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% 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
4 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix was No academic rank with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees, Management with 2 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix was Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and Female No academic rank with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Golf Academy of America-Phoenix.

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