2018-2019

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Facts and Figures

Fairfax University of America

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Fairfax University of America (FXUA) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) university in the Washington, DC area to provide quality, affordable education that prepares students for relevant and meaningful careers. Today students from all over the world choose to pursue their education at the university in a variety of different degree and non- degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are a learning community dedicated to diversity and inclusion.

The Board of Trustees serves as the official policy-making body for the university, and appoints the President of the University.

2018-2019 Facts and Figures

The following reports enrollment at FXUA for the Fall 2018 census. The information below may differ slightly from information reported both internally and externally as the parameters of reporting differ based upon the reporting requirement or agency. For consistency, notes are provided for how the information has been compiled.

Enrollment by Level (Fall 2018)

Degree Level Fall Enrollment Percentage
Master’s Degrees 185 72.27%
Graduate Certificates 6 2.34%
Bachelor’s Degrees 45 17.58%
Undergraduate Certificates 1 0.39%
English as a Second Language 19 7.42%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 256 100%

Demographics

Gender Fall Enrollment Percentage
Male 140 54.7%
Female 116 45.3%
Not Reported 0 0%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 256 100%

Full-Time Enrollment

Gender Fall Enrollment Percentage
Full-time Students 188 73.4%
Part-time Students 68 26.6%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 256 100%

Enrollment Ethnicity

Ethnicity Fall Enrollment Percentage
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0 0%
Asian 17 6.64%
Black or African America 8 3.13%
Hispanic/Latino 2 0.78%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0%
White, Non-Hispanic 10 3.91%
Non-Residential Alien 206 80.47%
Unknown/Not specified 10 3.91%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 256 100%

Enrollment by Region of the World

Gender Percentage
North America 4.1%
Central America 0.3%
South America 4.5%
Africa 23.9%
Asia 54.7%
Australia 0%
Europe 3.5%
Middle East 9.0%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 100%

Programs Offered

Program Name Code CIP Code^ Total Credit Hours Program Length** Credential Awarded
BS in Business Administration BSBA 52.0301 120 48 Months Bachelor’s Degree
BS in Computer Science BSCS 11.0701 120 48 Months Bachelor’s Degree
Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence GCBI 52.1301 18 12 Months Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems GCIS 11.0101 18 12 Months Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management GCISM 11.0101 18 12 Months Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit & Compliance GCITAC 11.1003 18 12 Months Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate in Project Management GCPM 52.0211 18 12 Months Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate in TESOL GCTESOL 13.1401 18 12 Months Graduate Certificate
MS in Applied Linguistics MSAPLX 16.0105 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Accounting MSAC 52.0301 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
Master of Business Administration MBA 52.0201 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Computer Science MSCS 11.0701 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Information Systems MSIS 11.0101 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Information Systems Management MSISM 11.0101 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Information Technology MSIT 11.0103 36 24 Months Master of Science
MS in International Relations MSIR 45.0901 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Project Management MSPM 52.0211 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
Master of Public Administration MPA 44.0401 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MS in Software Engineering MSE 14.0903 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
MA in TESOL MATESOL 13.1401 36 24 Months Master’s Degree
English as a Second Language ESL 32.0109 840* 36 Months Certificate of Completion

*Program measured in clock hours

**Assumes full-time course load

^Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) codes provide a cohesive way of classifying programs based upon fields of study. For information on CIP codes, see: https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode

Degree Conferral by Program

Program Name Degrees Conferred
BS in Business Administration 2
BS in Computer Science 0
Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence 0
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems 0
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management 0
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit & Compliance 0
Graduate Certificate in Project Management 0
Graduate Certificate in TESOL 0
MS in Applied Linguistics 0
MS in Accounting 0
Master of Business Administration 4
MS in Computer Science 0
MS in Information Systems 1
MS in Information Systems Management 0
MS in Information Technology 1
MS in International Relations 4
MS in Project Management 1
Master of Public Administration 2
MS in Software Engineering 1
MA in TESOL 0
English as a Second Language 0
BS in Business Administration 0
BS in Computer Science 0
Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence 0
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems 0
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management 0
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit & Compliance 0
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 18

Cost of Attendance and Aid

Category Estimated Off-Campus Expenses Estimated Off-Campus with Family Expenses
Tuition and Fees $10,328 $10,328
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200
Off-campus Living Arrangement (room and board+other expenses) $11,939

($6,328+$5,611)

Off-campus Living Arrangement (with family+other expenses)1,730 $5,611
Estimated Total $23,467 $17,139

For this academic year, 5% of students received some sort of financial aid for their studies.

Retention & Placement Rates

The following reports on the retention rate for the campus based upon information submitted to the Accrediting Council of Independent Schools and Colleges.

Category Percentage
Institutional Retention (Annual CAR) 81%
Institutional Placement (Annual CAR) 70%

NOTE: These data are reported based upon the reporting period for ACICS via the Campus Accountability Report, which are finalized on November 1.

 

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