Fast Facts

Enrolling over 20% of the state’s undergraduate and 50% of its graduate students, California’s private nonprofit colleges and universities provide important educational and economic resources to the state and nation. AICCU’s research focuses on the unique characteristics and contribution of the sector, including information related to campus characteristics, admission and enrollment, student financial aid, graduation and retention rates, and time-to-degree.

Admissions          

Total Number of Applications to AICCU Schools for Fall 2014 – 308,930

Acceptance Rate of Applicants to AICCU Schools for Fall 2014 – 39%

Average Percentage of California Residents – 76%

Enrollment

2014-15 12-month Undergraduate Enrollment – 188,868

2014-15 12-month Graduate Enrollment – 143,877

Diversity – 2014-15

Caucasian – 39.6%

Latino – 22.9%

Asian – 12.8%

African American – 5.6%

Pacific Islander – 0.7%

Native American – 0.5%

Nonresident Alien – 7.1%

Two or more races – 5.4%

Unknown – 5.4%

Cal Grants – 2012-13     

39% of AICCU Cal Grant Students are first generation college students

AICCU Cal Grant students are:

Caucasian – 25%

Latino – 39%

Asian – 17%

African American – 6%

Pacific Islander – 1%

Native American – 1%

Two or more races – 4%

Unknown – 7%

Average Family Income of Cal Grant A students – 2013-14

AICCU – $40,895

UC – $35,443

CSU – $61,659

Average Institutional Grant Aid per AICCU Cal Grant Student – $19,208

Financial Aid – 2014-15

Percentage of students receiving

Institutional Grants – 79%

Pell Grants – 27%

Cal Grants – 16%