Parker University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Dallas, TX

$21,622

Avg tuition

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About Parker University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Parker University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Dallas, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 462, and admissions are selective. The university offers 11 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 76%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $21,622.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

Information not available

Retention Rate Insight

75% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

76% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores --

High school transcript --

High school rank --

Letter of recommendation --

High school GPA --

Open admission Yes

Completion of college prep program --

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Implied no

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students enrolled

72%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

52%

Hispanic

20%

Black

13%

Asian

6%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

72% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

19

Total Online Enrollment

1,225

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

31% On-campus

69% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 67% online

Associate Check Bold 50% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 91% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 80% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $21,622 $21,622
Graduate $12,870 $12,870

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board Currently unavailable
On-campus other expenses Currently unavailable
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,018
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,710
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,710

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $22,422 $22,422
Off-campus without family $37,150 $37,150
Off-campus with family $26,132 $26,132

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

72%

State Grant Aid

8%

Institution Grant Aid

67%

Pell Grant

72%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,223
State Grant Aid $3,135
Institution Grant Aid $3,808
Pell Grant Aid $5,215

Financial Outlook

$10k

Average student debt after graduation

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.