Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,464

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,067

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

63.3%

787,614 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,387,063

66.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.8%

59,548 Graduates

About

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity were General Business Administration & Management (18,324 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (17,722 degrees), and General Psychology (11,146 degrees).

In 2016, 343,888 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (171,276 degrees), 3.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (47458 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is $13,464, which is $2,454 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $19,316, which is 143% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,348 more than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $13,464, which is $2,424 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $19,316, which is 143% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,348 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $13,968.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,067.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,464

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity was $19,316, which is 143% of the cost for in-state students, which was $13,464. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is $5,348 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $2,424 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$18,067

2016 Value

1.95%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,067. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity grew by 1.95%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,327

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity was of $9,327 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.11% 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

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity received 787,614 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.83% annual growth. Out of those 787,614 applicants, 498,188 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,387,063 students enrolled at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity in 2016, and 53.6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity has an overall enrollment yield of 24.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

498,188

Accepted Out of 787,614

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity was 63.3% (498,188 admissions from 787,614 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.83%, while admissions grew by 4.24%.

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SAT Scores

53.6%

Submission Percentage

61,871

Scores Submitted

53.6% of enrolled first-time students at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity has a total enrollment of 1,387,063 students. The full-time enrollment at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is 923,069 students and the part-time enrollment is 463,994. This means that 66.5% of students enrolled at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.1% White, 15.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Black or African American, 4.83% Asian, 2.56% Two or More Races, 0.412% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.236% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.4%), followed by White Male (19%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24.9%), followed by White Male (13.7%) and Black or African American Female (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,387,063 students. The full-time enrollment at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is 923,069 and the part-time enrollment is 463,994. This means that 66.5% of students enrolled at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    611,442

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    219,129

  3. Black or African American

    209,951

The enrolled student population at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is 44.1% White, 15.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Black or African American, 4.83% Asian, 2.56% Two or More Races, 0.412% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.236% 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 174,142 students (12.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 91158 more women than men received degrees from Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity. The majority of degree recipients at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are white (171,276 degrees awarded). There were 3.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (47458 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is General Business Administration & Management (18,324 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (17,722 degrees) and General Psychology (11,146 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (47,543 degrees awarded), Theology (4,414 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2,218 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,950,149 people), Social workers (330,728 people), Secondary school teachers (309,149 people), Education administrators (290,404 people), and Counselors (276,329 people).

The most specialized majors at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Education (47,543 degrees awarded), Theology (4,414 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2,218 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13,002 degrees), and Psychology (21,484 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Education (47,543 degrees awarded), Theology (4,414 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2,218 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13,002 degrees), and Psychology (21,484 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Elementary & secondary schools (3,001,731 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,473 people), Hospitals (326,567 people), Individual & family services (263,099 people), and Outpatient care centers (188,951 people).

The most specialized majors at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Education (47,543 degrees awarded), Theology (4,414 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2,218 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13,002 degrees), and Psychology (21,484 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

Most Common

  1. 18324 degrees awarded

  2. 17722 degrees awarded

  3. 11146 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity was General Business Administration & Management with 18324 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 126,365

  2. 217,523

In 2016, 126,365 degrees were awarded to men at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity, which is 0.581 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (217,523).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 19442 degrees were awarded to men at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.02 times more than the 19038 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 19907 degrees were awarded to women at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity in Registered Nursing, which is 6.83 times more than the 2914 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 30% of students graduating from Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is Female and Asian (66% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, 6.42% of graduates (3825 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    171,276 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    47,458 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    46,089 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is white (171,276 degrees awarded). There were 3.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (47458 degrees).

9.09% of degree recipients (31,251 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    107,422 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    63,854 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    33,876 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity is white female (107,422 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (63,854 degrees).

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Operations

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity has an endowment valued at nearly $64.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $246M (382%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity had a total expenditure of $164M. Of that $164M, they spent $70.6M on salaries and $164M on benefits.

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity employs 10,389 Assistant professors, 10,377 Associate professors, and 9,721 Professors. Most academics at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are Male Professors (6,430), Female Assistant professors(5,558), and Male Associate professors (5,395).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity are: Office and Administrative Support, with 17463 employees, Management, with 13660 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10831 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$64.4M

2015 Endowment

4.7%

growth from 2014

Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity has an endowment valued at about $64.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity grew 4.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $207M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $612M - Federal

  2. $284M - State

  3. $18.4M - Local

As of 2015, Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity received $612M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $284M from state grants and contracts, and $18.4M 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.

$70.6M

Salary Expenditure

$164M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity had a total expenditure of $164M. Of that $164M, they spent $70.6M on salaries and $164M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$70.6M

2015 Salaries

1.99%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity paid a median of $70.6M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($164M) and a 1.99% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.73% decline from 2013 and a 1.87% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.99B

Instructional Salaries

37,843

Number of Employees

In 2015, Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity paid a total of $2.99B to 37,843 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

10389 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17463 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity were Assistant professor with 10,389 employees; Associate professor with 10,377 employees; and Associate professor with 9,721 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity were Office and Administrative Support with 17,463 employees; Management with 13,660 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10,831 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity was Male Professor with 6,430 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5,558 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5,395 employees.

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