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American Sentinel University Overview

American Sentinel University is a private for-profit institution situated in Aurora, Colorado. The city atmosphere of Aurora makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is American Sentinel University Known For?

80 Full-Time Undergraduates
  • The 2% student loan default rate at American Sentinel University is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest one a student can attain at American Sentinel University.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 9% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average American Sentinel University student 4.0 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

American Sentinel University Rankings

American Sentinel University was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Where Is American Sentinel University?

Location of American Sentinel University

Contact details for American Sentinel University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2260 South Xanadu Way, Aurora, CO 80014-6510
Phone: 303-991-1575

How Do I Get Into American Sentinel University?

You can apply to American Sentinel University online at:

Can I Afford American Sentinel University?

2.3% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at American Sentinel University is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

American Sentinel University Undergraduate Student Diversity

80 Full-Time Undergraduates
81% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,421 undergraduate students at American Sentinel University, with 80 being full-time and 1,341 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  American Sentinel University

There are also 1,216 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 80 full-time undergraduates at American Sentinel University, 19% are male and 81% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  American Sentinel University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of American Sentinel University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of American Sentinel University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 38
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Online Learning at American Sentinel University

2,674 Took All Classes Online
2,674 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at American Sentinel University. In 2017-2018, 2,674 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at American Sentinel University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 10th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of American Sentinel University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at American Sentinel University was -4.0%. This is the #187 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at American Sentinel University regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at American Sentinel University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Geography & Cartography #5
Computer Science #11
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #12
Computer Systems Networking #14
Management Information Systems #28
Nursing #56
Computer Information Systems #58
Social Sciences #58
Information Technology #65
Computer & Information Sciences #83
Health & Medical Administrative Services #92
Business Administration & Management #117
Health Professions #125
Business, Management & Marketing #127

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

American Sentinel University Majors

In 2017-2018, American Sentinel University awarded 1,192 undergraduate degrees and 842 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Business Administration & Management 0 1 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 2 0
Computer Science 0 0 1 0
Geography & Cartography 1 2 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 21 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 5 0
Nursing 0 592 254 138
Total 2 1,190 566 276


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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