Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,222

5.29% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,118

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

61.8%

495,506 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

549,975

72.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

41.6%

34,252 Graduates

About

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were General Business Administration & Management (8,538 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (5,781 degrees), and General Psychology (4,123 degrees).

In 2016, 102,244 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (62,443 degrees), 4.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14068 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $17,222, which is $6,212 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $18,995, which is 110% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,027 more than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $17,222, which is $6,182 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $18,995, which is 110% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,027 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $13,968.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,118.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,222

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was $18,995, which is 110% of the cost for in-state students, which was $17,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $5,027 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $6,182 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$18,118

2016 Value

1.65%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,118. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields grew by 1.65%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,200

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was of $8,200 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.16% with respect to 2015, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received 495,506 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.01% annual growth. Out of those 495,506 applicants, 306,459 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.8% acceptance rate.

There were 549,975 students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2016, and 38.6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an overall enrollment yield of 28.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

306,459

Accepted Out of 495,506

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was 61.8% (306,459 admissions from 495,506 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 62.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 5.01%, while admissions grew by 3.4%.

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SAT Scores

38.6%

Submission Percentage

27,725

Scores Submitted

38.6% of enrolled first-time students at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has a total enrollment of 549,975 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 396,746 students and the part-time enrollment is 153,229. This means that 72.1% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.8% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 15.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.22% Asian, 2.98% Two or More Races, 0.712% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.324% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.7%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Black or African American Female (9.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (32.3%), followed by White Male (20.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, both undergraduate and graduate, is 549,975 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 396,746 and the part-time enrollment is 153,229. This means that 72.1% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    279,579

  2. Black or African American

    89,486

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    83,570

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 50.8% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 15.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.22% Asian, 2.98% Two or More Races, 0.712% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.324% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 34,831 students (6.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 19370 more women than men received degrees from Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields. The majority of degree recipients at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are white (62,443 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14068 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is General Business Administration & Management (8,538 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (5,781 degrees) and General Psychology (4,123 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (1,827 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,596 degrees), and Protective Services (4,871 degrees).

Workforce

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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Physicians & surgeons (439,010 people), Miscellaneous managers (262,286 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (239,563 people), Counselors (194,914 people), and Postsecondary teachers (183,724 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Theology (1,827 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,596 degrees), Protective Services (4,871 degrees), Biology (4,550 degrees), and Psychology (5,051 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Theology (1,827 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,596 degrees), Protective Services (4,871 degrees), Biology (4,550 degrees), and Psychology (5,051 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Hospitals (680,610 people), Elementary & secondary schools (538,987 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (411,002 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (402,042 people), and Outpatient care centers (227,171 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Theology (1,827 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,596 degrees), Protective Services (4,871 degrees), Biology (4,550 degrees), and Psychology (5,051 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

Most Common

  1. 8538 degrees awarded

  2. 5781 degrees awarded

  3. 4123 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was General Business Administration & Management with 8538 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 41,437

  2. 60,807

In 2016, 41,437 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, which is 0.681 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (60,807).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 5199 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 5055 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 6079 degrees were awarded to women at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in Registered Nursing, which is 6.81 times more than the 893 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 26% of students graduating from Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (52.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is Female and White (52.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.96% of graduates (1357 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    62,443 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    14,068 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12,187 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white (62,443 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14068 degrees).

3.9% of degree recipients (3,991 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    37,159 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    25,284 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    8,909 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white female (37,159 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (25,284 degrees).

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Operations

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an endowment valued at nearly $12.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $243M (1.94k%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a total expenditure of $22.5M. Of that $22.5M, they spent $9.08M on salaries and $22.5M on benefits.

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields employs 7,052 Assistant professors, 5,111 Associate professors, and 4,487 Professors. Most academics at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Female Assistant professors (3,664), Male Assistant professors(3,388), and Male Professors (2,909).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are: Office and Administrative Support, with 7707 employees, Management, with 7002 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5731 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.5M

2015 Endowment

3.65%

growth from 2014

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an endowment valued at about $12.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields grew 3.65% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $328M - Federal

  2. $185M - State

  3. $17.8M - Local

As of 2015, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received $328M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $185M from state grants and contracts, and $17.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$9.08M

Salary Expenditure

$22.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a total expenditure of $22.5M. Of that $22.5M, they spent $9.08M on salaries and $22.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.08M

2015 Salaries

3.45%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields paid a median of $9.08M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($22.5M) and a 3.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.8% decline from 2013 and a 1.38% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.28B

Instructional Salaries

20,680

Number of Employees

In 2015, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields paid a total of $1.28B to 20,680 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

7052 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7707 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were Assistant professor with 7,052 employees; Associate professor with 5,111 employees; and Associate professor with 4,487 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were Office and Administrative Support with 7,707 employees; Management with 7,002 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5,731 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was Female Assistant professor with 3,664 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3,388 employees, and Male Professor with 2,909 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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