Frontier Nursing University

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2017 Student Loan
1.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,237
80.4% Full-Time

About

Frontier Nursing University is a higher education institution located in Leslie County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Frontier Nursing University were .

In 2019, 865 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Frontier Nursing University. 94.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (671 degrees), 8.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Frontier Nursing University is $0, which is $-14,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Frontier Nursing University is $0, which is $-14,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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In N/A Frontier Nursing University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Frontier Nursing University grew by N/A.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Frontier Nursing University received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.
1.5%
2017 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Frontier Nursing University was 1.5%, which represents 7 out of the 467 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

Frontier Nursing University has a total enrollment of 2,237 students. The full-time enrollment at Frontier Nursing University is 1,799 students and the part-time enrollment is 438. This means that 80.4% of students enrolled at Frontier Nursing University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Frontier Nursing University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.4% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 7.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.35% Two or More Races, 2.1% Asian, 0.715% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.268% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Frontier Nursing University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (68.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (9.34%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Frontier Nursing University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,237 students. The full-time enrollment at Frontier Nursing University is 1,799 and the part-time enrollment is 438. This means that 80.4% of students enrolled at Frontier Nursing University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 Frontier Nursing University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Frontier Nursing University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,619
  2. Black or African American
    235
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    160

The enrolled student population at Frontier Nursing University is 72.4% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 7.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.35% Two or More Races, 2.1% Asian, 0.715% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.268% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 775 more women than men received degrees from Frontier Nursing University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Frontier Nursing University is white (671 degrees awarded). There were 8.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Frontier Nursing University is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Frontier Nursing University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (865 degrees awarded).

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 Frontier Nursing University are Registered nurses (1,370,804 people), Medical & health services managers (143,726 people), Pharmacists (133,114 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (128,961 people), and Physicians (98,309 people).

The most specialized majors at Frontier Nursing University are Health (865 degrees awarded).

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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 Frontier Nursing University are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Frontier Nursing University are Health (865 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Frontier Nursing University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,439,585 people), Outpatient care centers (221,078 people), Offices of physicians (213,822 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,060 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (121,974 people).

The most specialized majors at Frontier Nursing University are Health (865 degrees awarded).

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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 Frontier Nursing University.
Most Common
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In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Frontier Nursing University was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

45
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
820
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Frontier Nursing University, which is 0.0549 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (820).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Frontier Nursing University in Family Practice Nurse, which is 0.0982 times less than the 275 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 305 degrees were awarded to women at Frontier Nursing University in Nurse Midwife, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Frontier Nursing University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    671 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Frontier Nursing University is white (671 degrees awarded). There were 8.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

1.27% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    635 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Frontier Nursing University is white female (635 degrees awarded). There were 8.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (76 degrees).

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Operations

Frontier Nursing University has an endowment valued at nearly $23.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.69M (16%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Frontier Nursing University had a total salary expenditure of $30.1M. Frontier Nursing University employs 61 Instructors, 33 Assistant professors, and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at Frontier Nursing University are Female Instructors (60), Female Assistant professors(33), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Frontier Nursing University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 33 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 11 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$23.1M
2019 Endowment
1.32%
growth from 2018

Frontier Nursing University has an endowment valued at about $23.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Frontier Nursing University grew 1.32% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.15M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Frontier Nursing University received $1.15M 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

$16.5M
2019 Salaries
16.4%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Frontier Nursing University paid a median of $16.5M in salaries, which represents 54.9% of their overall expenditure ($30.1M) and a 16.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.2% growth from 2017 and a 10% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.1M
Instructional Salaries
126
Number of Employees

In 2019, Frontier Nursing University paid a total of $11.1M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 67.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Frontier Nursing University were Instructor with 61 employees; Assistant professor with 33 employees; and Assistant professor with 15 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Frontier Nursing University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 33 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Frontier Nursing University was Female Instructor with 60 employees, Female Assistant professor with 33 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Frontier Nursing University.

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