Cedarville University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,910

3.35% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,849

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.82%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

69.1%

4,092 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,714

86.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

72.3%

620 Graduates

About

Cedarville University is a higher education institution located in Greene County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cedarville University were Registered Nursing (89 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (45 degrees), and Pharmaceutical Sciences (28 degrees).

In 2016, 828 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cedarville University. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (725 degrees), 19.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedarville University is $27,910, which is $3,495 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedarville University is $27,910, which is $3,495 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,849.

In 2016, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,910

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cedarville University was $27,910. The cost of tuition at Cedarville University is $3,495 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$22,849

2016 Value

0.563%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cedarville University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,849. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cedarville University grew by 0.563%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,871

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cedarville University was of $5,871 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 3.45% 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

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Cedarville University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.14% with respect to 2015, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.82%

2015 Default Rate

12

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cedarville University was 1.82%, which represents 12 out of the 659 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Cedarville University received 4,092 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 29.5% annual growth. Out of those 4,092 applicants, 2,826 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,714 students enrolled at Cedarville University in 2016, and 42% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cedarville University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,826

Accepted Out of 4,092

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cedarville University was 69.1% (2,826 admissions from 4,092 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 74.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 29.5%, while admissions grew by 20.6%.

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SAT Scores

42%

Submission Percentage

321

Scores Submitted

42% of enrolled first-time students at Cedarville University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cedarville University has a total enrollment of 3,714 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedarville University is 3,223 students and the part-time enrollment is 491. This means that 86.8% of students enrolled at Cedarville University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cedarville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.2% White, 2.91% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Two or More Races, 2.32% Black or African American, 2.23% Asian, 0.458% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0269% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cedarville University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45%), followed by White Male (42.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (44.2%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Black or African American Male (8.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cedarville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,714 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedarville University is 3,223 and the part-time enrollment is 491. This means that 86.8% of students enrolled at Cedarville University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

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 Cedarville University was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Cedarville University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,127

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    108

  3. Two or More Races

    96

The enrolled student population at Cedarville University is 84.2% White, 2.91% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Two or More Races, 2.32% Black or African American, 2.23% Asian, 0.458% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0269% 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, 138 students (3.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 100 more women than men received degrees from Cedarville University. The majority of degree recipients at Cedarville University are white (725 degrees awarded). There were 19.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cedarville University is Registered Nursing (89 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (45 degrees) and Pharmaceutical Sciences (28 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cedarville University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (68 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 Cedarville University are Miscellaneous managers (555,240 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (371,456 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (304,109 people), Designers (251,737 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (237,030 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedarville University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (68 degrees), Communications (52 degrees), and Engineering (68 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 Cedarville University are Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Cedarville University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (68 degrees), Communications (52 degrees), and Engineering (68 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 Cedarville University are Computer Systems Design (491,948 people), Elementary & secondary schools (445,615 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (434,805 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (408,670 people), and Construction (305,599 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedarville University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (68 degrees), Communications (52 degrees), and Engineering (68 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 Cedarville University.

Most Common

  1. 89 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cedarville University was Registered Nursing with 89 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 364

  2. 464

In 2016, 364 degrees were awarded to men at Cedarville University, which is 0.784 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (464).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Cedarville University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 77 degrees were awarded to women at Cedarville University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.42 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 54% of students graduating from Cedarville University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cedarville University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 2.9% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    725 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cedarville University is white (725 degrees awarded). There were 19.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

4.47% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    404 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    321 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cedarville University is white female (404 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (321 degrees).

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Operations

Cedarville University has an endowment valued at nearly $26.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $137k (0.512%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Cedarville University had a total expenditure of $85.1M. Of that $85.1M, they spent $36.6M on salaries and $85.1M on benefits.

Cedarville University employs 77 Assistant professors, 73 Professors, and 72 Associate professors. Most academics at Cedarville University are Male Professors (63), Male Associate professors(44), and Male Assistant professors (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedarville University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 73 employees, Service, with 55 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.8M

2015 Endowment

0.97%

decline from 2014

Cedarville University has an endowment valued at about $26.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cedarville University declined 0.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.83M 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. $2.61M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cedarville University received $2.61M 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

Primary Expenses

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$36.6M

Salary Expenditure

$85.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cedarville University had a total expenditure of $85.1M. Of that $85.1M, they spent $36.6M on salaries and $85.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$36.6M

2015 Salaries

0.195%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cedarville University paid a median of $36.6M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($85.1M) and a 0.195% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.47% growth from 2013 and a 9.17% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$15.4M

Instructional Salaries

230

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cedarville University paid a total of $15.4M to 230 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.1% 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

77 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

73 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cedarville University were Assistant professor with 77 employees; Professor with 73 employees; and Professor with 72 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedarville University were Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees; Service with 55 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cedarville University was Male Professor with 63 employees, Male Associate professor with 44 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 39 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Cedarville University.

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