Dean College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,200
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$32,219
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.94%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.9%
4,860 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,189
92.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.1%
98 Graduates

About

Dean College is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Dean College were Sport & Fitness Management (44 degrees awarded), General Dance (31 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2022, 319 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dean College. 51.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (201 degrees), 7.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dean College is $43,200, which is $31,236 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Dean College is $43,200, which is $31,236 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,219.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Dean College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$43,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Dean College was $43,200. The cost of tuition at Dean College is $31,236 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$32,219
2022 Value
10.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Dean College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,219. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Dean College grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,933
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dean College was of $13,933 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.61% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Dean College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.82% with respect to 2021, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.94%
2019 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Dean College was 4.94%, which represents 24 out of the 486 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Dean College received 4,860 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,860 applicants, 3,691 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,189 students enrolled at Dean College in 2022.

Dean College has an overall enrollment yield of 9.29%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,691
Accepted Out of 4,860

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dean College was 75.9% (3,691 admissions from 4,860 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 73.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.3%, while admissions grew by 1.85%..

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Enrollment

Dean College had a total enrollment of 1,189 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Dean College is 1,103 students and the part-time enrollment is 86. This means that 92.8% of students enrolled at Dean College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dean College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.37% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, and 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Dean College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.2%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Black or African American Male (8.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dean College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,189 students. The full-time enrollment at Dean College is 1,103 and the part-time enrollment is 86. This means that 92.8% of students enrolled at Dean College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 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 Dean College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Dean College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    725 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    147 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    139 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Dean College is 61% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.37% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, and 0.336% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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, 75 students (6.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 11 more women than men received degrees from Dean College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dean College is white (201 degrees awarded). There were 7.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dean College is Sport & Fitness Management (44 degrees awarded), followed by General Dance (31 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Dean College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), and Protective Services (30 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dean College are Elementary & middle school teachers (291,763 people), Other managers (271,822 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (192,442 people), Postsecondary teachers (158,714 people), and Police officers (158,699 people).

The most specialized majors at Dean College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), and History (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Dean College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), and History (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Dean College are Elementary & secondary schools (771,432 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (426,667 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (411,268 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (319,060 people), and Outpatient care centers (217,017 people).

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (73 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), and History (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dean College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 44 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dean College was Sport & Fitness Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

154
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
165
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College, which is 0.933 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (165).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 10.8 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College in General Dance, which is 15.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 49% of students graduating from Dean College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Dean College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    201 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dean College is white (201 degrees awarded). There were 7.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

9.4% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    110 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    91 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dean College is white female (110 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (91 degrees).

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Operations

Dean College has an endowment valued at nearly $64.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.9M (4.49%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Dean College had a total salary expenditure of 48.8M. Dean College employs 19 Assistant professors, 9 Associate professors and 5 Professors. Most academics at Dean College are Male Assistant professor (10), Female Assistant professor (9), and Male Associate professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dean College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 40 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 27 employees.

Endowment

$64.6M
2022 Endowment
4.11%
growth from 2021

Dean College has an endowment valued at about $64.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Dean College grew 4.11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $50.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.3M
2022 Salaries
14.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Dean College paid a median of $16.3M in salaries, which represents 33.4% of their overall expenditure ($48.8M) and a 14.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.38M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2022, Dean College paid a total of $2.38M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dean College were Assistant professor with 19 employees, Associate professor with 9 employees, and Professor with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dean College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 40 employees, Management with 36 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dean College was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Dean College.

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