Cedarville University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,956

3.75% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,520

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.16%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.5%

4,039 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,886

85.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

71.7%

610 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 (86 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (49 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (31 degrees).

In 2017, 834 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cedarville University. 52.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (723 degrees), 34.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedarville University is $28,956, which is $3,762 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedarville University is $28,956, which is $3,762 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,520.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,956

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Cedarville University was $28,956. The cost of tuition at Cedarville University is $3,762 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$23,520

2017 Value

2.94%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Cedarville University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,520. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Cedarville University grew by 2.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,040

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cedarville University was of $6,040 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.88% between 2016 and 2017. 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 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 87% 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.

2.16%

2016 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Cedarville University was 2.16%, which represents 15 out of the 695 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 4,039 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.3% annual decline. Out of those 4,039 applicants, 2,886 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,886 students enrolled at Cedarville University in 2017, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cedarville University has an overall enrollment yield of 30.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,886

Accepted Out of 4,039

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cedarville University was 71.5% (2,886 admissions from 4,039 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 69.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -1.3%, while admissions grew by 2.12%.

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SAT Scores

50%

Submission Percentage

432

Scores Submitted

50% of enrolled first-time students at Cedarville University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cedarville University has a total enrollment of 3,886 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedarville University is 3,311 students and the part-time enrollment is 575. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Cedarville University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cedarville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83% White, 2.91% Two or More Races, 2.32% Hispanic or Latino, 2.19% Black or African American, 2.03% Asian, 0.386% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cedarville University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.8%), followed by White Male (41.5%) and Two or More Races Female (1.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (45.5%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Male (7.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cedarville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,886 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedarville University is 3,311 and the part-time enrollment is 575. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Cedarville University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%

2017 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 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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

    3,227

  2. Two or More Races

    113

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    90

The enrolled student population at Cedarville University is 83% White, 2.91% Two or More Races, 2.32% Hispanic or Latino, 2.19% Black or African American, 2.03% Asian, 0.386% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 225 students (5.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 42 more women than men received degrees from Cedarville University. The majority of degree recipients at Cedarville University are white (723 degrees awarded). There were 34.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cedarville University is Registered Nursing (86 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (49 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (31 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 (76 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), and Engineering (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 Other managers (432,453 people), Software developers (393,788 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (323,116 people), Civil engineers (235,157 people), and Postsecondary teachers (231,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedarville University are Theology (76 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), Engineering (68 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (48 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 Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Other financial specialists

The most specialized majors at Cedarville University are Theology (76 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), Engineering (68 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (48 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 (496,948 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (451,871 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (444,431 people), Elementary & secondary schools (374,946 people), and Construction (296,602 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedarville University are Theology (76 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), Engineering (68 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (48 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. 86 degrees awarded

  2. 49 degrees awarded

  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cedarville University was Registered Nursing with 86 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 396

  2. 438

In 2017, 396 degrees were awarded to men at Cedarville University, which is 0.904 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (438).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Cedarville University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 8.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 77 degrees were awarded to women at Cedarville University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.56 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Cedarville University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cedarville University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.79% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    723 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cedarville University is white (723 degrees awarded). There were 34.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (21 degrees).

1.2% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    375 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    348 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Male

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cedarville University is white female (375 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (348 degrees).

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Operations

Cedarville University has an endowment valued at nearly $29.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.81M (16.4%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Cedarville University had a total salary expenditure of $85.6M. Cedarville University employs 78 Assistant professors, 69 Professors, and 65 Associate professors. Most academics at Cedarville University are Male Professors (58), Male Associate professors(43), and Female Assistant professors (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedarville University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, Service, with 58 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 51 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.3M

2017 Endowment

11.7%

growth from 2016

Cedarville University has an endowment valued at about $29.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Cedarville University grew 11.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.81M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Cedarville 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

$35.2M

2017 Salaries

2.14%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Cedarville University paid a median of $35.2M in salaries, which represents 41.1% of their overall expenditure ($85.6M) and a 2.14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.74% decline from 2015 and a 0.195% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.1M

Instructional Salaries

220

Number of Employees

In 2017, Cedarville University paid a total of $15.1M to 220 employees working as instructors, which represents 43% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

78 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

72 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cedarville University were Assistant professor with 78 employees; Professor with 69 employees; and Professor with 65 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedarville University were Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees; Service with 58 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cedarville University was Male Professor with 58 employees, Male Associate professor with 43 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 42 employees.

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

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