Dean College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,118
2.25% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$32,455
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.9%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.5%
5,919 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,180
87.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52.2%
94 Graduates

About

Dean College is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dean College were General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), General Dance (31 degrees), and General Psychology (23 degrees).

In 2020, 318 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dean College. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (161 degrees), 3.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dean College is $41,118, which is $29,289 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dean College is $41,118, which is $29,289 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,455.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending Dean College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,118
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Dean College was $41,118. The cost of tuition at Dean College is $29,289 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$32,455
2020 Value
1.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Dean College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,455. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Dean College grew by 1.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,517
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dean College was of $13,517 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.59% 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

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Dean College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.35% with respect to 2019, when 85% 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.
12.9%
2018 Default Rate
66
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Dean College was 12.9%, which represents 66 out of the 511 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Dean College received 5,919 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.11% annual decline. Out of those 5,919 applicants, 4,174 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,180 students enrolled at Dean College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dean College has an overall enrollment yield of 7.33%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
4,174
Accepted Out of 5,919

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dean College was 70.5% (4,174 admissions from 5,919 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 68.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −5.11%, while admissions declined by −2.77%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Dean College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dean College has a total enrollment of 1,180 students. The full-time enrollment at Dean College is 1,035 students and the part-time enrollment is 145. This means that 87.7% of students enrolled at Dean College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dean College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.1% White, 11.5% Black or African American, 8.47% Hispanic or Latino, 3.9% Two or More Races, 1.27% Asian, 0.424% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.169% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dean College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Black or African American Male (6.96%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dean College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,180 students. The full-time enrollment at Dean College is 1,035 and the part-time enrollment is 145. This means that 87.7% of students enrolled at Dean College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2020 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Dean College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    733
  2. Black or African American
    136
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    100

The enrolled student population at Dean College is 62.1% White, 11.5% Black or African American, 8.47% Hispanic or Latino, 3.9% Two or More Races, 1.27% Asian, 0.424% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.169% 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/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 94 students (7.97%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 34 more women than men received degrees from Dean College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dean College is white (161 degrees awarded). There were 3.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dean College is General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), followed by General Dance (31 degrees) and General Psychology (23 degrees).

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 (42 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), and Psychology (30 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 Dean College are Elementary & middle school teachers (296,852 people), Other managers (236,355 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (182,831 people), Postsecondary teachers (152,041 people), and Police officers (149,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), and History (4 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 Dean College are Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), and History (4 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 Dean College are Elementary & secondary schools (706,613 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (408,355 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (383,051 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (301,996 people), and Outpatient care centers (188,546 people).

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (67 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), and History (4 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 Dean College.
Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dean College was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

142
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
176
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 142 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College, which is 0.807 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (176).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.85 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 42 degrees were awarded to women at Dean College in General Dance, which is 21 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Dean College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dean College is Female and White (69.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 6.38% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    161 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dean College is white (161 degrees awarded). There were 3.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (50 degrees).

15.7% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    102 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dean College is white female (102 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (59 degrees).

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Operations

Dean College has an endowment valued at nearly $47M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−1.9%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Dean College had a total salary expenditure of $41.3M. Dean College employs 14 Assistant professors, 8 Associate professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at Dean College are Male Assistant professors (7), Female Assistant professors(7), and Male Associate professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dean College are: Management, with 35 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 29 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$47M
2020 Endowment
0.821%
growth from 2019

Dean College has an endowment valued at about $47M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Dean College grew 0.821% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.5M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates 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/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.25M - Federal
  2. $375k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Dean College received $3.25M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $375k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.5M
2020 Salaries
0.245%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Dean College paid a median of $14.5M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($41.3M) and a 0.245% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.21% decline from 2018 and a 0.262% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.85M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2020, Dean College paid a total of $1.85M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dean College were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dean College were Management with 35 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dean College was Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

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

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