Defiance College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$30,980

1.91% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,995

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

10.8%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

58.2%

1,100 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

648

80.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

41.8%

109 Graduates

About

Defiance College is a higher education institution located in Defiance County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Defiance College were General Business (18 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Police Science (16 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (15 degrees).

In 2016, 195 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Defiance College. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (174 degrees), 19.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Defiance College is $30,980, which is $6,565 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Defiance College is $30,980, which is $6,565 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,995.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,980

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Defiance College was $30,980. The cost of tuition at Defiance College is $6,565 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$24,995

2016 Value

4.92%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Defiance College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,995. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Defiance College grew by 4.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,850

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Defiance College was of $9,850 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 3.44% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Defiance College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.1% with respect to 2015, when 91% 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.

10.8%

2015 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Defiance College was 10.8%, which represents 41 out of the 379 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

Defiance College received 1,100 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.09% annual decline. Out of those 1,100 applicants, 640 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.2% acceptance rate.

There were 648 students enrolled at Defiance College in 2016, and 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Defiance College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

640

Accepted Out of 1,100

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Defiance College was 58.2% (640 admissions from 1,100 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 65.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -9.09%, while admissions declined by -189%.

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SAT Scores

15%

Submission Percentage

21

Scores Submitted

15% of enrolled first-time students at Defiance College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Defiance College has a total enrollment of 648 students. The full-time enrollment at Defiance College is 519 students and the part-time enrollment is 129. This means that 80.1% of students enrolled at Defiance College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Defiance College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.5% White, 9.1% Black or African American, 6.17% Hispanic or Latino, 3.55% Two or More Races, 0.463% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Defiance College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.7%), followed by White Female (35.4%) and Black or African American Male (9.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (54.5%), followed by White Male (45.5%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Defiance College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 648 students. The full-time enrollment at Defiance College is 519 and the part-time enrollment is 129. This means that 80.1% of students enrolled at Defiance College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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 Defiance College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Defiance College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    509

  2. Black or African American

    59

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    40

The enrolled student population at Defiance College is 78.5% White, 9.1% Black or African American, 6.17% Hispanic or Latino, 3.55% Two or More Races, 0.463% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 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, 5 students (0.772%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 17 more women than men received degrees from Defiance College. The majority of degree recipients at Defiance College are white (174 degrees awarded). There were 19.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Defiance College is General Business (18 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Police Science (16 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Defiance College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), and Education (47 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 Defiance College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,884,360 people), Secondary school teachers (310,762 people), Education administrators (257,109 people), Social workers (243,484 people), and Miscellaneous managers (169,992 people).

The most specialized majors at Defiance College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Defiance College are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Defiance College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Defiance College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,803,920 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (377,948 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (275,210 people), Hospitals (230,581 people), and Individual & family services (167,690 people).

The most specialized majors at Defiance College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 18 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Defiance College was General Business with 18 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 89

  2. 106

In 2016, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Defiance College, which is 0.84 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (106).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Defiance College in General Education, which is 0.824 times less than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Defiance College in General Education, which is 1.21 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

49%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 42% of students graduating from Defiance College 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Defiance College is Male and Asian (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, 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

    174 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Defiance College is white (174 degrees awarded). There were 19.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 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

    94 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    80 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Defiance College is white female (94 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (80 degrees).

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Operations

Defiance College has an endowment valued at nearly $14.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $852k (5.73%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Defiance College had a total expenditure of $19.1M. Of that $19.1M, they spent $8.19M on salaries and $19.1M on benefits.

Defiance College employs 21 Assistant professors, 8 Professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Defiance College are Female Assistant professors (12), Male Assistant professors(9), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Defiance College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 21 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.9M

2015 Endowment

0.891%

growth from 2014

Defiance College has an endowment valued at about $14.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Defiance College grew 0.891% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Defiance College 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

Primary Expenses

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$8.19M

Salary Expenditure

$19.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Defiance College had a total expenditure of $19.1M. Of that $19.1M, they spent $8.19M on salaries and $19.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$8.19M

2015 Salaries

2.08%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Defiance College paid a median of $8.19M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($19.1M) and a 2.08% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0259% growth from 2013 and a 1.3% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.96M

Instructional Salaries

38

Number of Employees

In 2015, Defiance College paid a total of $1.96M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.9% 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

21 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Defiance College were Assistant professor with 21 employees; Professor with 8 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Defiance College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees; Management with 16 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Defiance College was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Male Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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