Parker University Overview
Parker University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Dallas, Texas. The location of Parker University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Parker University Known For?
- Parker University has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Parker University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Parker University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,000 a year. That's about 8% more than their peers at other schools.
Parker University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Parker University.
Where Is Parker University?
Contact details for Parker University are given below.
|Address:||2540 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75229-5668|
How Do I Get Into Parker University?
You can apply to Parker University online at: https://my.parker.edu/ICS/Future_Students/Apply_to_Parker/Default_Page.jnz?_ga=2.236119109.558969810.1533763250-1534153957.1474939704
Can I Afford Parker University?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Parker University, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,341 a year. That adds up to $29,364 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Parker University is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Parker University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,046 graduate students at the school.
Of the 320 full-time undergraduates at Parker University, 30% are male and 70% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Parker University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||94|
|Hispanic or Latino||61|
Over 6 countries are represented at Parker University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Cyprus.
Online Learning at Parker University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Parker University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 129th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Parker University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Parker University was -30.7%. This is the #2,724 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Parker University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Parker University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||86%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||40%|
|Computer Information Systems||40%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||75%|
|Health Sciences & Services||18%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||56%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||56%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Parker University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Parker University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Information Systems||#235|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#448|
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%.
Parker University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Allied Health Professions||2||59||0||0||0||61|
|Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services||41||10||0||0||0||51|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||0||0||49||0||0||49|
|Health Sciences & Services||0||0||40||0||0||40|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||0||36||0||0||0||36|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||4||5||0||0||9|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||0||5||3||0||0||8|
|Business Administration & Management||0||0||2||3||0||5|
|Computer Information Systems||0||0||5||0||0||5|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Food, Nutrition & Related Services||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services||0||0||0||0||0||0|
*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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