Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

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2022 Enrolled Students
620
99.8% Full-Time

About

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is a higher education institution located in Yakima County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences were Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (137 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 177 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (105 degrees), 3.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (27 degrees).

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2019 Default Rate
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Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 144 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences had a total enrollment of 620 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is 619 students and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.8% of students enrolled at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54% White, 22.7% Asian, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.06% Two or More Races, 2.1% Black or African American, 0.323% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.161% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.8%), followed by White Male (26.3%) and Asian Female (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 620 students. The full-time enrollment at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is 619 and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.8% of students enrolled at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    335 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    141 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    64 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is 54% White, 22.7% Asian, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.06% Two or More Races, 2.1% Black or African American, 0.323% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.161% 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 2022, 35 more women than men received degrees from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 3.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (27 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (137 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (40 degrees awarded) and Health (137 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are Registered nurses (1,462,841 people), Physicians (492,036 people), Pharmacists (191,319 people), Medical & health services managers (190,544 people), and Other managers (159,072 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in 2022 are Biology (40 degrees awarded) and Health (137 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are Biology (40 degrees awarded) and Health (137 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,910,129 people), Offices of physicians (386,323 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,002 people), Elementary & secondary schools (354,861 people), and Outpatient care centers (319,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are Biology (40 degrees awarded) and Health (137 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.
Most Common (2022)
137 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences was Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy with 137 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

71
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
106
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, which is 0.67 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (106).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 0.756 times less than the 78 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 1.32 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 3.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (27 degrees).

2.26% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    59 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is white female (59 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (46 degrees).

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Operations

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $2.08M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−12.3%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences had a total salary expenditure of 33.1M. Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences employs 7 Assistant professors, 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are Female Assistant professor (4), Male Assistant professor (3), and Male Associate professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 29 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 15 employees.

Endowment

$2.08M
2022 Endowment
16%
growth from 2021

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at about $2.08M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences grew 16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.56M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.2M
2022 Salaries
5.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences paid a median of $17.2M in salaries, which represents 51.8% of their overall expenditure ($33.1M) and a 5.74% 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

$884k
Instructional Salaries
8
Number of Employees

In 2022, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences paid a total of $884k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.15% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences were Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees, Management with 19 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences was Female Assistant professor with 4 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Male Associate professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.

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