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Argosy University-Orange County

Argosy University-Orange County is college with 251 students located in Orange, CA.

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Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Open Admissions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions

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Overview

Overview

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Argosy University-Orange County says

Featuring a gorgeous, temperate climate, sunny beaches and a host of cultural and entertainment options, our Orange County campus is just minutes from one of the many freeways that connect the Southern California basin, with Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Riverside, California, less than an hour away.

Argosy University offers professional certificate programs as well as doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees in the following colleges: College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, College of Education, College of Business, College of Health Sciences, and College of Undergraduate Studies. (Note: Not all degree programs are offered in all program areas.)

The programs available at Argosy University, Orange County are as follows:

Psychology Education Business Health Sciences Criminal Justice Liberal Arts

Argosy University, Orange County, offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the field of Psychology, with specialized programs ranging from Marriage & Family Therapy to Sport-Exercise Psychology.

The Education degree programs available at Argosy University, Orange County include programs geared towards the classroom as well as programs geared towards an administrative role. Our Instructional Leadership/Multiple Subject Teacher Preparation and Instructional Leadership/Single Subject Teacher Preparation courses can prepare you to teach in the classroom, while our Educational Leadership and Instructional Leadership programs can prepare you for entry-level administration roles.

Our Business programs range from certificate programs to degree programs and include education for the fields of Marketing, Accounting, Information Systems, and more.

Argosy University, Orange County also offers a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. This program can help you pursue a career as a corrections officer, criminal investigator, court administrator or similar positions.

If you're interested in a Liberal Arts program, there is a Bachelor of Arts degree program available. This program can give students a wide variety of experiences which can prove useful in a variety of entry-level positions.

At Argosy University, Orange County, it's our priority to help you reach the next level of success. Our coursework emphasizes interpersonal skills alongside academic learning, and many programs are available in flexible learning formats -- such as evening and weekend classes and online courses -- that work within your busy schedule. We also provide a variety of student services to help support your academic, career, and personal needs.

To learn more about Argosy University, Orange County and the programs we offer, click here to request information. You can also call our toll-free number 1-888-293-1903. Either way, contact Argosy University today!

Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 251
Gender 43% Male / 57% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 41% Full Time / 59% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 75% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 23%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 52%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework
  • Study Abroad

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Psychology (52%), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (26%), Business Administration and Management (19%), Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (2%), Information Technology (0%), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Associates

A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Information Security Analysts
Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Software Developers, Applications
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.
Software Developers, Systems Software
Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President Deborah Markos
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 71 : 28
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $21,560 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $20,387
$30K-$48K $25,763
$110K+ $25,763

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,464, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,464 Same as On-Campus
Fees $199 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,016
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $14,663 $24,679

Students Receiving Aid

92% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 92% $7,717
Federal Scholarships/Grants 75% $5,229
Institutional Grants 25% $1,632
Other Federal Grants 25% $767
Pell Grants 75% $4,974
Student Loans 92% $7,717

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.argosy.edu/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/.

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

33% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

WalletHub

#149 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America

Washington Monthly

#157 National Universities - Faculty National Academies Rank
#172 National Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#174 National Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#243 National Universities - Faculty Awards Rank
#249 National Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#254 National Universities - Science & engineering PhD's awarded Rank
#257 National Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#262 National Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#263 National Universities - ROTC Rank
#270 National Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#270 National Universities - Bachelor's to PhD Rank
#274 National Universities - Overall Rank
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