2019-2020

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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.

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The university’s shield has five stars representing the five values of Peace, Community, Stewardship, Character, and Human Development. The entire learning community, including its alumni, serve as positive changemakers who foster and defend these values in their studies and professional careers.

fxuaAt the graduation ceremony, the Book of Knowledge represents the learning that takes place at FXUA in students’ studies, but it also represents the continued learning that is expected of well-rounded individuals throughout their lives.

The Globe represents the university’s focus on empowering its learning community and educating future leaders who will be positive changemakers across the globe. Whether making local impacts that improve the lives within a single community, or having a wider impact, our graduates serve inspiration for innovation aimed at improving lives.

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The university’s official mascot is the Tiger. The tiger can be seen at nearly all official university events.

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2019-2020 Facts and Figures

The following reports enrollment at FXUA for the Fall 2019 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 2019)

Degree Level Fall Enrollment Percentage
Master’s Degrees 114 62.30%
Graduate Certificates 2 1.09%
Bachelor’s Degrees 37 20.22%
Undergraduate Certificates 0 0%
English as a Second Language 30 16.39%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 181 100%

Demographics

Gender Fall Enrollment Percentage
Male 91 50.3%
Female 90 49.7%
Not Reported 0 0%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 181 100%

Full-Time Enrollment

Gender Fall Enrollment Percentage
Full-time Students 173 95.6%
Part-time Students 8 4.4%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 181 100%

Enrollment Ethnicity

Ethnicity Fall Enrollment Percentage
Asian 15 8.29%
Black or African America 4 2.21%
Hispanic/Latino 1 0.55%
White, Non-Hispanic 13 7.18%
Non-Residential Alien 147 81.22%
Unknown/Not specified 1 0.55%
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 181 100%

Enrollment by Region of the World

Gender Percentage
North America 2.35%
Central America 1.18%
South America 2.94%
Africa 25.88%
Asia 55.88%
Australia 0%
Europe 5.88%
Middle East 5.88%
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 Information Systems GCIS 11.0101 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

 

Enrollment and Degree Conferral by Program

Program Name Fall Enrollment Percentage Degrees Conferred
BS in Business Administration 18 9.94% 4
BS in Computer Science 19 10.50% 3
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems 0 0% 0
Graduate Certificate in Project Management 2 1.10% 2
Graduate Certificate in TESOL 0 0% 0
MS in Applied Linguistics 3 1.66% 2
MS in Accounting 7 3.87% 0
Master of Business Administration 44 24.31% 21
MS in Computer Science 11 6.08% 4
MS in Information Systems 11 6.08% 4
MS in Information Systems Management 6 3.31% 3
MS in Information Technology 4 2.21% 1
MS in International Relations 7 3.87% 1
MS in Project Management 9 4.97% 3
Master of Public Administration 3 1.66% 1
MS in Software Engineering 3 1.66% 2
MA in TESOL 4 2.21% 3
English as a Second Language 30 16.57% 11
Total (Unduplicated) Student Counts 181 100% 65

Faculty and Staff

Faculty Full-Time Part-Time
Instructional Faculty 8 45
Graduate Assistants 0 3

The Student: Teacher Ratio for this period was 4:1.

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 (Q3) 74%
Institutional Placement (Q3) 21%

NOTE: These data are reported based upon the reporting period for ACICS via the Campus Accountability Report, which are finalized on November 1, 2020. Therefore, the data will change as they are reported to the accreditor. For the current Campus Accountability Report, reporting for the Third Quarter, visit here.