College of Saint Mary

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,954

3.42% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,928

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.52%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

60.4%

323 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,043

89.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

40%

36 Graduates

About

College of Saint Mary is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Saint Mary were Rehabilitation Science (51 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (39 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (12 degrees).

In 2016, 263 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Saint Mary. 96.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 3.42% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (196 degrees), 6.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Saint Mary is $29,954, which is $9,794 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Saint Mary is $29,954, which is $9,794 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,928.

In 2016, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,954

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at College of Saint Mary was $29,954. The cost of tuition at College of Saint Mary is $9,794 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$18,928

2016 Value

14.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of Saint Mary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,928. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of Saint Mary grew by 14.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,820

Room and Board

$1,024

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Saint Mary was of $7,820 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,024. The cost of room and board increased by 11% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.74% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at College of Saint Mary received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.45% with respect to 2015, 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.

5.52%

2015 Default Rate

18

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at College of Saint Mary was 5.52%, which represents 18 out of the 326 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

College of Saint Mary received 323 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.87% annual growth. Out of those 323 applicants, 195 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,043 students enrolled at College of Saint Mary in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of Saint Mary has an overall enrollment yield of 52.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

195

Accepted Out of 323

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of Saint Mary was 60.4% (195 admissions from 323 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 2.87%, while admissions grew by 1.04%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at College of Saint Mary in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of Saint Mary has a total enrollment of 1,043 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Saint Mary is 930 students and the part-time enrollment is 113. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at College of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.9% White, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.48% Black or African American, 2.59% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 1.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.192% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of Saint Mary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (72.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (13%) and Black or African American Female (7.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (78.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (7.04%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,043 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Saint Mary is 930 and the part-time enrollment is 113. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at College of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 College of Saint Mary was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), College of Saint Mary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    781

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    117

  3. Black or African American

    78

The enrolled student population at College of Saint Mary is 74.9% White, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.48% Black or African American, 2.59% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 1.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.192% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 245 more women than men received degrees from College of Saint Mary. The majority of degree recipients at College of Saint Mary are white (196 degrees awarded). There were 6.76 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Saint Mary is Rehabilitation Science (51 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (39 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Saint Mary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (71 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Legal (11 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Saint Mary are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,960,853 people), Registered nurses (1,338,362 people), Physicians & surgeons (508,149 people), Secondary school teachers (337,168 people), and Education administrators (286,199 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Saint Mary are Education (71 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), Health (123 degrees), and Biology (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Saint Mary are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at College of Saint Mary are Education (71 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), Health (123 degrees), and Biology (8 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 College of Saint Mary are Elementary & secondary schools (2,999,677 people), Hospitals (1,927,887 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (540,796 people), Offices of physicians (334,378 people), and Outpatient care centers (287,771 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Saint Mary are Education (71 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), Health (123 degrees), and Biology (8 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 College of Saint Mary.

Most Common

  1. 51 degrees awarded

  2. 39 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of Saint Mary was Rehabilitation Science with 51 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 9

  2. 254

In 2016, 9 degrees were awarded to men at College of Saint Mary, which is 0.0354 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (254).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 8 degrees were awarded to men at College of Saint Mary in Teacher Education, which is 0.211 times less than the 38 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 56 degrees were awarded to women at College of Saint Mary in Registered Nursing, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

49%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 39% of students graduating from College of Saint Mary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Saint Mary is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    196 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Saint Mary is white (196 degrees awarded). There were 6.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    187 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of Saint Mary is white female (187 degrees awarded). There were 6.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (29 degrees).

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Operations

College of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at nearly $14.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $158k (1.09%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, College of Saint Mary had a total expenditure of $18.9M. Of that $18.9M, they spent $9.45M on salaries and $18.9M on benefits.

College of Saint Mary employs 23 Assistant professors, 19 Associate professors, and 12 Instructors. Most academics at College of Saint Mary are Female Assistant professors (18), Female Associate professors(17), and Female Instructors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Saint Mary are: Management, with 31 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.5M

2015 Endowment

35.7%

growth from 2014

College of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at about $14.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of Saint Mary grew 35.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $12.7k - Federal

  2. $182k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, College of Saint Mary received $12.7k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $182k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$9.45M

Salary Expenditure

$18.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of Saint Mary had a total expenditure of $18.9M. Of that $18.9M, they spent $9.45M on salaries and $18.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$9.45M

2015 Salaries

2.37%

growth from 2014

In 2015, College of Saint Mary paid a median of $9.45M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($18.9M) and a 2.37% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.95% growth from 2013 and a 3.81% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.92M

Instructional Salaries

59

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of Saint Mary paid a total of $3.92M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

23 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Saint Mary were Assistant professor with 23 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Saint Mary were Management with 31 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Saint Mary was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Instructor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at College of Saint Mary.

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