Adler University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,740
3.33% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
0.25%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,841
58.2% Full-Time

About

Adler University is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Adler University were Counseling Psychology (168 degrees awarded), Art Therapy (66 degrees), and Industrial & Organizational Psychology (56 degrees).

In 2022, 487 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Adler University. 84.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (233 degrees), 3.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Adler University is $16,740, which is $1,799 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Adler University is $16,740, which is $1,799 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Tuition Costs

$16,740
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Adler University was $16,740. The cost of tuition at Adler University is $1,799 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.25%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Adler University was 0.25%, which represents 1 out of the 400 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Adler University had a total enrollment of 1,841 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Adler University is 1,072 students and the part-time enrollment is 769. This means that 58.2% of students enrolled at Adler University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Adler University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% White, 14.3% Asian, 12.9% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.3%), followed by Asian Female (11.3%) and White Male (10.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Adler University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,841 students. The full-time enrollment at Adler University is 1,072 and the part-time enrollment is 769. This means that 58.2% of students enrolled at Adler University 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
    956 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    264 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    238 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Adler University is 51.9% White, 14.3% Asian, 12.9% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% 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.

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, 110 students (5.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 335 more women than men received degrees from Adler University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Adler University is white (233 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (61 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Adler University is Counseling Psychology (168 degrees awarded), followed by Art Therapy (66 degrees) and Industrial & Organizational Psychology (56 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Adler University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (357 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 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 Adler University are Registered nurses (1,547,753 people), Accountants & auditors (1,065,631 people), Other managers (849,445 people), Financial managers (519,226 people), and Chief executives & legislators (424,457 people).

The most specialized majors at Adler University in 2022 are Psychology (357 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Health (94 degrees), and Business (3 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 Adler University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Adler University are Psychology (357 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Health (94 degrees), and Business (3 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 Adler University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,042,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,128,440 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (661,631 people), Computer Systems Design (582,038 people), and Outpatient care centers (547,253 people).

The most specialized majors at Adler University are Psychology (357 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Health (94 degrees), and Business (3 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 Adler University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 168 degrees awarded
  2. 66 degrees awarded
  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Adler University was Counseling Psychology with 168 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

76
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
411
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Adler University, which is 0.185 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (411).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Adler University in Counseling Psychology, which is 0.167 times less than the 144 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Adler University in Counseling Psychology, which is 6 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    233 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Adler University is white (233 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (61 degrees).

12.1% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    195 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Adler University is white female (195 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (46 degrees).

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Operations

Adler University has an endowment valued at nearly $179k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−NaN3%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Adler University had a total salary expenditure of 47.5M. Adler University employs 16 Assistant professors, 15 Associate professors and 13 No academic ranks. Most academics at Adler University are Female Assistant professor (12), Female Associate professor (11), and Female No academic rank (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Adler University are: Management, with 50 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 40 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Endowment

$179k
2022 Endowment
15.3%
decline from 2021

Adler University has an endowment valued at about $179k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Adler University declined 15.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.5M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.6M
2022 Salaries
13.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Adler University paid a median of $26.6M in salaries, which represents 56% of their overall expenditure ($47.5M) and a 13.4% 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

$5.1M
Instructional Salaries
55
Number of Employees

In 2022, Adler University paid a total of $5.1M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.2% 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
16 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Adler University were Assistant professor with 16 employees, Associate professor with 15 employees, and No academic rank with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Adler University were Management with 50 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 40 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Adler University was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Female Associate professor with 11 employees, and Female No academic rank with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Adler University.

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