Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,652
0.892% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,449
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
66.1%
484,139 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
496,173
72.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
44.3%
34,271 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 (8,213 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (6,236 degrees), and General Psychology (3,951 degrees).

In 2019, 104,832 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields. 59.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (61,327 degrees), 4.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14187 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $17,652, which is $7,572 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $20,824, which is 118% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,239 more than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $17,652, which is $7,502 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $20,824, which is 118% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,239 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,585.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,449.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,652
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was $20,824, which is 118% of the cost for in-state students, which was $17,652. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $6,239 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $7,502 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$18,449
2019 Value
0.174%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,449. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields grew by 0.174%.

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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

$8,920
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was of $8,920 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.32% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received 484,139 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.06% annual decline. Out of those 484,139 applicants, 320,190 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.1% acceptance rate.

There were 496,173 students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2019, and 47.7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an overall enrollment yield of 24.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
320,190
Accepted Out of 484,139

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was 66.1% (320,190 admissions from 484,139 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 63.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -2.06%, while admissions grew by 1.89%.

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SAT Scores

47.7%
Submission Percentage
32,471
Scores Submitted

47.7% of enrolled first-time students at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has a total enrollment of 496,173 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 358,168 students and the part-time enrollment is 138,005. This means that 72.2% 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 50.5% White, 16.5% Black or African American, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 3.49% Asian, 0.77% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.6%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.78%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.4%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, both undergraduate and graduate, is 496,173 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 358,168 and the part-time enrollment is 138,005. This means that 72.2% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65.5%
2019 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 65.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
    250,714
  2. Black or African American
    82,017
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    79,039

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 50.5% White, 16.5% Black or African American, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 3.49% Asian, 0.77% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% 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% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 23,988 students (4.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 19236 more women than men received degrees from Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white (61,327 degrees awarded). There were 4.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14187 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is General Business Administration & Management (8,213 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (6,236 degrees) and General Psychology (3,951 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,613 degrees awarded), Theology (1,506 degrees), and Protective Services (4,718 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 (392,432 people), Other managers (156,875 people), Police officers (145,380 people), Postsecondary teachers (110,619 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (99,839 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,613 degrees awarded), Theology (1,506 degrees), Protective Services (4,718 degrees), Communication Technologies (515 degrees), and Biology (5,126 degrees).

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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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Actuaries, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,613 degrees awarded), Theology (1,506 degrees), Protective Services (4,718 degrees), Communication Technologies (515 degrees), and Biology (5,126 degrees).

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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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (493,230 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (359,303 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (312,460 people), Elementary & secondary schools (274,755 people), and Offices of physicians (208,594 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,613 degrees awarded), Theology (1,506 degrees), Protective Services (4,718 degrees), Communication Technologies (515 degrees), and Biology (5,126 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. 8213 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 6236 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 3951 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was General Business Administration & Management with 8213 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

42,798
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
62,034
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 42,798 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, which is 0.69 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (62,034).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 5343 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.12 times more than the 4757 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 5976 degrees were awarded to women at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in Registered Nursing, which is 6.14 times more than the 973 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26.5%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 26.5% 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 (55.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is Female and White (55.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.87% of graduates (985 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    61,327 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    14,187 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    14,124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white (61,327 degrees awarded). There were 4.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14187 degrees).

3.6% of degree recipients (3,772 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    36,152 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    25,175 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    8,871 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white female (36,152 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (25,175 degrees).

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Operations

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an endowment valued at nearly $15.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $311M (2.05k%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a total salary expenditure of $25.8M. Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields employs 6,433 Assistant professors, 4,798 Associate professors, and 4,282 Professors. Most academics at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Female Assistant professors (3,396), Male Assistant professors(3,037), and Male Professors (2,700).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are: Office and Administrative Support, with 6669 employees, Management, with 6540 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6077 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.2M
2019 Endowment
5.18%
growth from 2018

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an endowment valued at about $15.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields grew 5.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.5M 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. $334M - Federal
  2. $208M - State
  3. $14.8M - Local

As of 2019, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received $334M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $208M from state grants and contracts, and $14.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.6M
2019 Salaries
5.35%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($25.8M) and a 5.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.35% growth from 2017 and a 4.84% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.26B
Instructional Salaries
18,986
Number of Employees

In 2019, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields paid a total of $1.26B to 18,986 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
6433 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6669 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were Assistant professor with 6,433 employees; Associate professor with 4,798 employees; and Associate professor with 4,282 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were Office and Administrative Support with 6,669 employees; Management with 6,540 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6,077 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was Female Assistant professor with 3,396 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3,037 employees, and Male Professor with 2,700 employees.

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

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