Catholic Distance University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,320
0% growth from 2019
2020 Enrolled Students
180
10.6% Full-Time

About

Catholic Distance University is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Catholic Distance University were Theological Studies (12 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 40 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Catholic Distance University. 40% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (27 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Catholic Distance University is $7,320, which is $−7,080 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Catholic Distance University is $7,320, which is $−7,080 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2020, 18% of undergraduate students attending Catholic Distance University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 13% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,320
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Catholic Distance University was $7,320. The cost of tuition at Catholic Distance University is $−7,080 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$N/A
2020 Value

In 2020 Catholic Distance University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Catholic Distance University grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,177
Room and Board
$625
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Catholic Distance University was of $7,177 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $625. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
13%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

18% of undergraduate students at Catholic Distance University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.88% with respect to 2019, when 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Catholic Distance University has a total enrollment of 180 students. The full-time enrollment at Catholic Distance University is 19 students and the part-time enrollment is 161. This means that 10.6% of students enrolled at Catholic Distance University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Catholic Distance University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.3% White, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Asian, 2.78% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Catholic Distance University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.7%), followed by White Female (28.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (21.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

10.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Catholic Distance University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 180 students. The full-time enrollment at Catholic Distance University is 19 and the part-time enrollment is 161. This means that 10.6% of students enrolled at Catholic Distance University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Catholic Distance University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Catholic Distance University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    123
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    26
  3. Asian
    6

The enrolled student population at Catholic Distance University is 68.3% White, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Asian, 2.78% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 8 fewer women than men received degrees from Catholic Distance University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Catholic Distance University is white (27 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Catholic Distance University is Theological Studies (12 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Catholic Distance University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (37 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 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 Catholic Distance University are Clergy (78,615 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (68,788 people), Other managers (27,025 people), Education administrators (16,465 people), and Secondary school teachers (13,985 people).

The most specialized majors at Catholic Distance University are Theology (37 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 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 Catholic Distance University are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Catholic Distance University are Theology (37 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 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 Catholic Distance University are Elementary & secondary schools (122,159 people), Religious organizations (88,817 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (38,295 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (28,646 people), and Construction (20,649 people).

The most specialized majors at Catholic Distance University are Theology (37 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 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 Catholic Distance University.
Most Common
  1. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Catholic Distance University was Theological Studies with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

24
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
16
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Catholic Distance University, which is 1.5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (16).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Catholic Distance University in Theological Studies, which is 1.64 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Catholic Distance University in Theological Studies, which is 0.609 times less than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Catholic Distance University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    27 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Catholic Distance University is white (27 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (9 degrees).

22.5% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    17 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Catholic Distance University is white male (17 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (10 degrees).

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Operations

Catholic Distance University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.6k (NaNk%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Catholic Distance University had a total salary expenditure of $1.76M. Catholic Distance University employs 7 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Catholic Distance University are Male No academic ranks (5), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Catholic Distance University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 7 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 2 employees, and Management with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Catholic Distance University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$914k
2020 Salaries
14.7%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Catholic Distance University paid a median of $914k in salaries, which represents 52.1% of their overall expenditure ($1.76M) and a 14.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.549% decline from 2018 and a 30.2% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$194k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2020, Catholic Distance University paid a total of $194k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Catholic Distance University were No academic rank with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Catholic Distance University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees; and Management with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Catholic Distance University was Male No academic rank with 5 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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