Howard Payne University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,430

3.52% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,951

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11.8%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

87.7%

953 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,189

83.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

40.7%

127 Graduates

About

Howard Payne University is a higher education institution located in Brown County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Howard Payne University were Elementary Education & Teaching (13 degrees awarded), Criminology (13 degrees), and General Psychology (12 degrees).

In 2016, 195 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Howard Payne University. 46.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (141 degrees), 4.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Howard Payne University is $24,430, which is $15 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Howard Payne University is $24,430, which is $15 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,951.

In 2016, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,430

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Howard Payne University was $24,430. The cost of tuition at Howard Payne University is $15 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$19,951

2016 Value

10.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Howard Payne University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,951. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Howard Payne University grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,445

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Howard Payne University was of $6,445 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 7.1% 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

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Howard Payne University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.05% with respect to 2015, when 95% 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.

11.8%

2015 Default Rate

44

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Howard Payne University was 11.8%, which represents 44 out of the 372 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

Howard Payne University received 953 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.314% annual decline. Out of those 953 applicants, 836 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,189 students enrolled at Howard Payne University in 2016, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Howard Payne University has an overall enrollment yield of 39.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

836

Accepted Out of 953

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Howard Payne University was 87.7% (836 admissions from 953 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 85.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -0.314%, while admissions grew by 2.58%.

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SAT Scores

59%

Submission Percentage

196

Scores Submitted

59% of enrolled first-time students at Howard Payne University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Howard Payne University has a total enrollment of 1,189 students. The full-time enrollment at Howard Payne University is 988 students and the part-time enrollment is 201. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at Howard Payne University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Howard Payne University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.2% White, 20.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Black or African American, 0.589% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.505% Asian, 0.336% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Howard Payne University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.2%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31%), followed by White Male (31%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Howard Payne University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,189 students. The full-time enrollment at Howard Payne University is 988 and the part-time enrollment is 201. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at Howard Payne University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

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 Howard Payne University was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Howard Payne University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    692

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    242

  3. Black or African American

    107

The enrolled student population at Howard Payne University is 58.2% White, 20.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Black or African American, 0.589% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.505% Asian, 0.336% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 131 students (11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 13 fewer women than men received degrees from Howard Payne University. The majority of degree recipients at Howard Payne University are white (141 degrees awarded). There were 4.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (31 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Howard Payne University is Elementary Education & Teaching (13 degrees awarded), followed by Criminology (13 degrees) and General Psychology (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Howard Payne University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (22 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 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 Howard Payne University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,000,730 people), Secondary school teachers (337,717 people), Miscellaneous managers (322,316 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (303,652 people), and Education administrators (301,145 people).

The most specialized majors at Howard Payne University are Theology (22 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Education (33 degrees), and Social Sciences (18 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 Howard Payne University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Howard Payne University are Theology (22 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Education (33 degrees), and Social Sciences (18 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 Howard Payne University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,974,576 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (448,365 people), Hospitals (273,670 people), Legal services (254,566 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (206,841 people).

The most specialized majors at Howard Payne University are Theology (22 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Education (33 degrees), and Social Sciences (18 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Howard Payne University was Elementary Education & Teaching with 13 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 104

  2. 91

In 2016, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Howard Payne University, which is 1.14 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (91).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Howard Payne University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.38 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 12 degrees were awarded to women at Howard Payne University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 12 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 35% of students graduating from Howard Payne University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Howard Payne University is Female and Two or More Races (100% 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, 0.787% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    141 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Howard Payne University is white (141 degrees awarded). There were 4.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (31 degrees).

2.56% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    73 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    68 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Howard Payne University is white male (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (68 degrees).

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Operations

Howard Payne University has an endowment valued at nearly $58.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.01M (5.17%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Howard Payne University had a total expenditure of $24.3M. Of that $24.3M, they spent $11M on salaries and $24.3M on benefits.

Howard Payne University employs 27 Associate professors, 22 Professors, and 18 Assistant professors. Most academics at Howard Payne University are Male Associate professors (19), Male Professors(14), and Male Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Howard Payne University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, Management, with 26 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$58.1M

2015 Endowment

8.54%

decline from 2014

Howard Payne University has an endowment valued at about $58.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Howard Payne University declined 8.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.5M higher than 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Howard Payne University received $0 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

Primary Expenses

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$11M

Salary Expenditure

$24.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Howard Payne University had a total expenditure of $24.3M. Of that $24.3M, they spent $11M on salaries and $24.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$11M

2015 Salaries

2.07%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Howard Payne University paid a median of $11M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($24.3M) and a 2.07% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.6% growth from 2013 and a 2.76% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.08M

Instructional Salaries

81

Number of Employees

In 2015, Howard Payne University paid a total of $4.08M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.2% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

36 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Howard Payne University were Associate professor with 27 employees; Professor with 22 employees; and Professor with 18 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Howard Payne University were Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees; Management with 26 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Howard Payne University was Male Associate professor with 19 employees, Male Professor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Howard Payne University.

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