East-West University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,100

3.08% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,996

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

25.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

40.7%

1,354 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

430

98.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

11.7%

22 Graduates

About

East-West University is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at East-West University were General Business Administration & Management (20 degrees awarded), Behavioral Sciences (16 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (11 degrees).

In 2017, 70 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at East-West University. 57.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (34 degrees), 2.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at East-West University is $20,100, which is $-5,094 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at East-West University is $20,100, which is $-5,094 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,996.

In 2017, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,100

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at East-West University was $20,100. The cost of tuition at East-West University is $-5,094 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$25,996

2017 Value

15.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 East-West University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,996. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of East-West University grew by 15.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,600

Room and Board

$2,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at East-West University was of $12,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,400. The cost of room and board increased by 43% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at East-West University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.22% with respect to 2016, when 90% 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.

25.3%

2016 Default Rate

78

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at East-West University was 25.3%, which represents 78 out of the 308 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

East-West University received 1,354 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 1,354 applicants, 551 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.7% acceptance rate.

There were 430 students enrolled at East-West University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

East-West University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

551

Accepted Out of 1,354

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of East-West University was 40.7% (551 admissions from 1,354 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2017, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at East-West University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

East-West University has a total enrollment of 430 students. The full-time enrollment at East-West University is 424 students and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at East-West University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at East-West University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53% Black or African American, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Asian, 2.33% White, 0.93% Two or More Races, 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.233% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at East-West University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (30.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (22.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at East-West University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 430 students. The full-time enrollment at East-West University is 424 and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at East-West University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

42%

2017 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 East-West University was 42%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), East-West University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    228

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    84

  3. Asian

    14

The enrolled student population at East-West University is 53% Black or African American, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Asian, 2.33% White, 0.93% Two or More Races, 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.233% 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 Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 10 more women than men received degrees from East-West University. The majority of degree recipients at East-West University are black or african american (34 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at East-West University is General Business Administration & Management (20 degrees awarded), followed by Behavioral Sciences (16 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at East-West University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees awarded), Biology (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 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 East-West University are Software developers (470,988 people), Physicians (421,389 people), Other managers (273,770 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (259,251 people), and Postsecondary teachers (199,477 people).

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees awarded), Biology (10 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (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 East-West University are Physicians, Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees awarded), Biology (10 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (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 East-West University are Computer Systems Design (603,452 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (593,413 people), Elementary & secondary schools (490,369 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (469,423 people), and Offices of physicians (213,880 people).

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees awarded), Biology (10 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (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 East-West University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at East-West University was General Business Administration & Management with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 30

  2. 40

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to men at East-West University, which is 0.75 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (40).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at East-West University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to women at East-West University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

0%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from East-West University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 0% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 2% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at East-West University is Female and White (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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. Black or African American

    34 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

  3. White

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at East-West University is black or african american (34 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12 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. Black or African American Female

    19 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at East-West University is black or african american female (19 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (15 degrees).

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Operations

East-West University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $787k (N/A%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, East-West University had a total salary expenditure of $11.8M. East-West University employs 5 Associate professors, 5 Assistant professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at East-West University are Female Associate professors (5), Male Assistant professors(4), and Female Assistant professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at East-West University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 15 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

East-West University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of East-West University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.69M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, East-West University received $1.69M 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

Salary Expenditure

$2.8M

2017 Salaries

3.04%

decline from 2016

In 2017, East-West University paid a median of $2.8M in salaries, which represents 23.7% of their overall expenditure ($11.8M) and a 3.04% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.93% decline from 2015 and a 11.7% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$598k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2017, East-West University paid a total of $598k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

5 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at East-West University were Associate professor with 5 employees; Assistant professor with 5 employees; and Assistant professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at East-West University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees; Management with 6 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at East-West University was Female Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 1 employees.

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