Husson University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,050

2.49% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,669

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.97%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

80.2%

2,460 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,671

75.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.6%

252 Graduates

About

Husson University is a higher education institution located in Penobscot County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Husson University were General Business Administration & Management (85 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (55 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (53 degrees).

In 2016, 798 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Husson University. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (692 degrees), 33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Husson University is $16,050, which is $4,650 more than the national average for ($11,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Husson University is $16,050, which is $4,650 more than the national average for ($11,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,669.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,050

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Husson University was $16,050. The cost of tuition at Husson University is $4,650 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,400).

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Average Net Price

$19,669

2016 Value

6.47%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Husson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,669. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Husson University grew by 6.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,411

Room and Board

$1,150

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Husson University was of $9,411 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,150. The cost of room and board increased by 1.72% 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

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Husson University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 82% 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.

7.97%

2015 Default Rate

87

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Husson University was 7.97%, which represents 87 out of the 1092 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

Husson University received 2,460 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 19.1% annual growth. Out of those 2,460 applicants, 1,974 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,671 students enrolled at Husson University in 2016, and 96% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Husson University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,974

Accepted Out of 2,460

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Husson University was 80.2% (1,974 admissions from 2,460 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 80.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 19.1%, while admissions grew by 18.7%.

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SAT Scores

96%

Submission Percentage

598

Scores Submitted

96% of enrolled first-time students at Husson University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Husson University has a total enrollment of 3,671 students. The full-time enrollment at Husson University is 2,767 students and the part-time enrollment is 904. This means that 75.4% of students enrolled at Husson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Husson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.6% White, 4.14% Black or African American, 2.02% Asian, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.47% Two or More Races, 0.49% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.272% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Husson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (48.6%), followed by White Male (38.1%) and Black or African American Male (3.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (44.5%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Asian Female (5.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Husson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,671 students. The full-time enrollment at Husson University is 2,767 and the part-time enrollment is 904. This means that 75.4% of students enrolled at Husson University are enrolled full-time compared with 73.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

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 Husson University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Husson University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,142

  2. Black or African American

    152

  3. Asian

    74

The enrolled student population at Husson University is 85.6% White, 4.14% Black or African American, 2.02% Asian, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.47% Two or More Races, 0.49% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.272% 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 is 43.3% White, 25.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 96 more women than men received degrees from Husson University. The majority of degree recipients at Husson University are white (692 degrees awarded). There were 33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Husson University is General Business Administration & Management (85 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (55 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (53 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Husson University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (51 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), and Business (277 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 Husson University are Registered nurses (1,347,404 people), Accountants & auditors (1,105,726 people), Miscellaneous managers (842,129 people), Financial managers (439,228 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (351,301 people).

The most specialized majors at Husson University are Communication Technologies (51 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), Business (277 degrees), Psychology (54 degrees), and Health (244 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 Husson University are Physicians & surgeons, General & operations managers, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers

The most specialized majors at Husson University are Communication Technologies (51 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), Business (277 degrees), Psychology (54 degrees), and Health (244 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 Husson University are Hospitals (1,862,532 people), Elementary & secondary schools (911,170 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (659,051 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (542,606 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (535,660 people).

The most specialized majors at Husson University are Communication Technologies (51 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), Business (277 degrees), Psychology (54 degrees), and Health (244 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Husson University was General Business Administration & Management with 85 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 351

  2. 447

In 2016, 351 degrees were awarded to men at Husson University, which is 0.785 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (447).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Husson University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 85 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to women at Husson University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.794 times less than the 107 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Husson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Husson University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    692 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Husson University is white (692 degrees awarded). There were 33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 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. White Female

    402 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    290 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Husson University is white female (402 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (290 degrees).

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Operations

Husson University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 0.0261% average return ($3.98k on $15.2M) across all .

In N/A, Husson University had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $24.8M on salaries and $50.6M on benefits.

Husson University employs 63 Assistant professors, 40 Associate professors, and 26 Instructors. Most academics at Husson University are Female Assistant professors (33), Male Assistant professors(30), and Male Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Husson University are: Service, with 78 employees, Management, with 60 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

N/A Endowment

N/A

N/A from N/A

Husson University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The endowment of Husson University N/A N/A from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $N/A - Federal

  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

As of N/A, Husson University received $N/A in grants and contracts from the federal government, $N/A from state grants and contracts, and $N/A from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$24.8M

Salary Expenditure

$50.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Husson University had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $24.8M on salaries and $50.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$24.8M

2015 Salaries

0%

growth from N/A

In 2015, Husson University paid a median of $24.8M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar is 598k (8.08% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.3M

Instructional Salaries

148

Number of Employees

In 2015, Husson University paid a total of $10.3M to 148 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $276k (46.2%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

63 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

78 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Husson University were Assistant professor with 63 employees; Associate professor with 40 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Husson University were Service with 78 employees; Management with 60 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Husson University was Female Assistant professor with 33 employees, Male Assistant professor with 30 employees, and Male Associate professor with 25 employees.

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