Dixie State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,104

5.02% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,071

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

8,993

63.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

20%

90 Graduates

About

Dixie State University is a higher education institution located in Washington County, UT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dixie State University were Speech Communication & Rhetoric (94 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees), and Registered Nursing (61 degrees).

In 2016, 1,919 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dixie State University. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,559 degrees), 9.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (170 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dixie State University is $4,104, which is $-8,696 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dixie State University is $4,104, which is $-8,696 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,071.

In 2016, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,104

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Dixie State University was $4,104. The cost of tuition at Dixie State University is $-8,696 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$13,071

2016 Value

4.36%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Dixie State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,071. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Dixie State University grew by 4.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,452

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dixie State University was of $5,452 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.575% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Dixie State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.08% with respect to 2015, when 59% 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.

12.2%

2015 Default Rate

234

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Dixie State University was 12.2%, which represents 234 out of the 1914 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

Dixie State University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 8,993 students enrolled at Dixie State University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dixie State University has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Dixie State University in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dixie State University has a total enrollment of 8,993 students. The full-time enrollment at Dixie State University is 5,673 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,320. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at Dixie State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dixie State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.5% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.28% Two or More Races, 2.35% Black or African American, 1.37% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.967% Asian.

Students enrolled at Dixie State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.3%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dixie State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,993 students. The full-time enrollment at Dixie State University is 5,673 and the part-time enrollment is 3,320. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at Dixie State University are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Dixie State University was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Dixie State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,878

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,027

  3. Two or More Races

    295

The enrolled student population at Dixie State University is 76.5% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.28% Two or More Races, 2.35% Black or African American, 1.37% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.967% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% 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, 102 students (1.13%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 287 more women than men received degrees from Dixie State University. The majority of degree recipients at Dixie State University are white (1,559 degrees awarded). There were 9.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (170 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dixie State University is Speech Communication & Rhetoric (94 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees) and Registered Nursing (61 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dixie State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees awarded), Communications (95 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (56 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 Dixie State University are Registered nurses (1,295,547 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (332,672 people), Miscellaneous managers (288,525 people), Postsecondary teachers (173,640 people), and Physicians & surgeons (163,204 people).

The most specialized majors at Dixie State University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees awarded), Communications (95 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (56 degrees), Health (467 degrees), and English (27 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 Dixie State University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Dixie State University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees awarded), Communications (95 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (56 degrees), Health (467 degrees), and English (27 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 Dixie State University are Hospitals (1,586,457 people), Elementary & secondary schools (691,035 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (393,047 people), Outpatient care centers (238,377 people), and Offices of physicians (207,736 people).

The most specialized majors at Dixie State University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees awarded), Communications (95 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (56 degrees), Health (467 degrees), and English (27 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 Dixie State University.

Most Common

  1. 94 degrees awarded

  2. 66 degrees awarded

  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dixie State University was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 94 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 816

  2. 1,103

In 2016, 816 degrees were awarded to men at Dixie State University, which is 0.74 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,103).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 302 degrees were awarded to men at Dixie State University in General Studies, which is 0.632 times less than the 478 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 478 degrees were awarded to women at Dixie State University in General Studies, which is 1.58 times more than the 302 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 12% of students graduating from Dixie State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (29.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dixie State University is Male and White (29.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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

    1,559 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    170 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dixie State University is white (1,559 degrees awarded). There were 9.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (170 degrees).

2.5% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    914 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    645 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dixie State University is white female (914 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (645 degrees).

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Operations

Dixie State University has an endowment valued at nearly $12.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $300k (2.43%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Dixie State University had a total expenditure of $92.5M. Of that $92.5M, they spent $36.8M on salaries and $92.5M on benefits.

Dixie State University employs 87 Assistant professors, 49 Associate professors, and 32 Professors. Most academics at Dixie State University are Male Assistant professors (48), Female Assistant professors(39), and Male Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dixie State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 60 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 60 employees, and Management with 52 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.3M

2015 Endowment

29.5%

growth from 2014

Dixie State University has an endowment valued at about $12.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Dixie State University grew 29.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.39M 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. $80.1k - Federal

  2. $26.7k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Dixie State University received $80.1k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.7k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$36.8M

Salary Expenditure

$92.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Dixie State University had a total expenditure of $92.5M. Of that $92.5M, they spent $36.8M on salaries and $92.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Dixie State University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$36.8M

2015 Salaries

8.84%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Dixie State University paid a median of $36.8M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($92.5M) and a 8.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.18% growth from 2013 and a 4.75% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.4M

Instructional Salaries

205

Number of Employees

In 2015, Dixie State University paid a total of $12.4M to 205 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

87 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dixie State University were Assistant professor with 87 employees; Associate professor with 49 employees; and Associate professor with 32 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dixie State University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 60 employees; and Management with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dixie State University was Male Assistant professor with 48 employees, Female Assistant professor with 39 employees, and Male Associate professor with 28 employees.

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

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