East-West University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,300
2.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,309
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
26.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
447
99.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
8.12%
16 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 (21 degrees awarded), General Computer & Information Sciences (19 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (12 degrees).

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at East-West University. 54.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (34 degrees), 2.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at East-West University is $21,300, which is $−5,980 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at East-West University is $21,300, which is $−5,980 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,309.

In 2019, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,300
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at East-West University was $21,300. The cost of tuition at East-West University is $−5,980 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$22,309
2019 Value
27.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 East-West University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,309. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of East-West University grew by 27.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,325
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at East-West University was of $8,325 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.431% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 50% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at East-West University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2018, when 92% 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.
26.5%
2017 Default Rate
82
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at East-West University was 26.5%, which represents 82 out of the 309 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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Enrollment

East-West University has a total enrollment of 447 students. The full-time enrollment at East-West University is 446 students and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.8% of students enrolled at East-West University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at East-West University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66% Black or African American, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% White, 1.57% Asian, 0.895% Two or More Races, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at East-West University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (34.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.3%). 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

99.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at East-West University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 447 students. The full-time enrollment at East-West University is 446 and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.8% of students enrolled at East-West University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

30%
2019 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 30%. 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
    295
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    71
  3. White
    14

The enrolled student population at East-West University is 66% Black or African American, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% White, 1.57% Asian, 0.895% Two or More Races, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 8 more women than men received degrees from East-West University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at East-West University is black or african american (34 degrees awarded). There were 2.43 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at East-West University is General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Computer & Information Sciences (19 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (12 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 (11 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 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 (590,024 people), Physicians (426,776 people), Other managers (292,549 people), Postsecondary teachers (194,445 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (176,466 people).

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and English (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 Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and English (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 (675,743 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (565,487 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (496,177 people), Elementary & secondary schools (467,319 people), and Offices of physicians (240,106 people).

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and English (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.
Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at East-West University was General Business Administration & Management with 21 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

40
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
48
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 40 degrees were awarded to men at East-West University, which is 0.833 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (48).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 16 degrees were awarded to men at East-West University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 5.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 13 degrees were awarded to women at East-West University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.63 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
12%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from East-West University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 12% 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 East-West University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    14 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 2.43 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 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
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at East-West University is black or african american female (22 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (12 degrees).

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Operations

East-West University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $231k (NaNk%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, East-West University had a total salary expenditure of $10.3M. East-West University employs 7 Assistant professors, 3 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at East-West University are Male Assistant professors (6), Female Associate professors(3), 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 12 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

East-West University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of East-West University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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. $1.48M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, East-West University received $1.48M 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

$2.91M
2019 Salaries
1.4%
decline from 2018

In 2019, East-West University paid a median of $2.91M in salaries, which represents 28.2% of their overall expenditure ($10.3M) and a 1.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.68% growth from 2017 and a 3.04% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$527k
Instructional Salaries
10
Number of Employees

In 2019, East-West University paid a total of $527k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at East-West University were Assistant professor with 7 employees; Associate professor with 3 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at East-West University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at East-West University was Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, Female Associate professor with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 1 employees.

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