East-West University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$19,500

3.17% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,487

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

27.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

514

98.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

11.5%

31 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 (30 degrees awarded), Behavioral Sciences (24 degrees), and Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (12 degrees).

In 2016, 97 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at East-West University. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (55 degrees), 2.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at East-West University is $19,500, which is $-4,915 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at East-West University is $19,500, which is $-4,915 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,487.

In 2016, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$19,500

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at East-West University was $19,500. The cost of tuition at East-West University is $-4,915 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$22,487

2016 Value

25.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 East-West University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,487. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of East-West University grew by 25.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,811

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at East-West University was of $8,811 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 36.9% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 50.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at East-West University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7.22% with respect to 2015, when 97% 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.

27.2%

2015 Default Rate

126

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at East-West University was 27.2%, which represents 126 out of the 463 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 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 514 students enrolled at East-West University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

East-West 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 East-West University in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

East-West University has a total enrollment of 514 students. The full-time enrollment at East-West University is 507 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. 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 57.4% Black or African American, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% White, 2.14% Asian, 0.389% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.195% Two or More Races, and 0% 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%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%). 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 514 students. The full-time enrollment at East-West University is 507 and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at East-West University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%

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 East-West University was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    103

  3. White

    15

The enrolled student population at East-West University is 57.4% Black or African American, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% White, 2.14% Asian, 0.389% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.195% Two or More Races, 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 55.6% 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, 3 students (0.584%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 3 more women than men received degrees from East-West University. The majority of degree recipients at East-West University are black or african american (55 degrees awarded). There were 2.89 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at East-West University is General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees awarded), followed by Behavioral Sciences (24 degrees) and Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (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 (24 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), and Biology (9 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 East-West University are Software developers, applications & systems software (472,229 people), Physicians & surgeons (431,811 people), Miscellaneous managers (330,109 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (242,289 people), and Postsecondary teachers (212,381 people).

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (24 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (24 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 (614,360 people), Hospitals (610,119 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (452,494 people), Elementary & secondary schools (452,180 people), and Offices of physicians (185,969 people).

The most specialized majors at East-West University are Interdisciplinary Studies (24 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at East-West University was General Business Administration & Management with 30 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 47

  2. 50

In 2016, 47 degrees were awarded to men at East-West University, which is 0.94 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (50).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 13 degrees were awarded to men at East-West University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.765 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 East-West University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.31 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 5% of students graduating from East-West University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 10% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at East-West University is Female and Asian (50% 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, 3.23% of graduates (1 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

    55 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    19 degrees awarded

  3. White

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at East-West University is black or african american (55 degrees awarded). There were 2.89 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

1.03% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    32 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at East-West University is black or african american female (32 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (23 degrees).

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Operations

East-West University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $112k (N/A%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, East-West University had a total expenditure of $11.8M. Of that $11.8M, they spent $3.17M on salaries and $11.8M on benefits.

East-West University employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at East-West University are Female Associate professors (5), Male Assistant professors(5), and Male Associate professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at East-West University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

East-West University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 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. $2.35M - Federal

  2. $672k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, East-West University received $2.35M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $672k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$3.17M

Salary Expenditure

$11.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, East-West University had a total expenditure of $11.8M. Of that $11.8M, they spent $3.17M on salaries and $11.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$3.17M

2015 Salaries

11.7%

decline from 2014

In 2015, East-West University paid a median of $3.17M in salaries, which represents 26.8% of their overall expenditure ($11.8M) and a 11.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.01% growth from 2013 and a 3.88% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$746k

Instructional Salaries

13

Number of Employees

In 2015, East-West University paid a total of $746k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.5% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at East-West University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 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. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at East-West University was Female Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Associate professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at East-West University.

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