Indiana University-Northwest

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,478

1.7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,374

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.3%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

75.8%

1,723 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

5,591

51.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

23.7%

170 Graduates

About

Indiana University-Northwest is a higher education institution located in Lake County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Indiana University-Northwest were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (82 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (79 degrees), and General Business (61 degrees).

In 2016, 786 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Indiana University-Northwest. 71.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (486 degrees), 3.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana University-Northwest is $6,478, which is $-13,682 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Indiana University-Northwest is $6,478, which is $-13,682 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,374.

In 2016, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,478

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Indiana University-Northwest was $6,478. The cost of tuition at Indiana University-Northwest is $-13,682 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$7,374

2016 Value

5.46%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Indiana University-Northwest had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,374. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Indiana University-Northwest grew by 5.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,178

Room and Board

$1,066

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Indiana University-Northwest was of $7,178 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,066. The cost of room and board increased by 2.31% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Indiana University-Northwest received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2015, when 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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12.3%

2015 Default Rate

195

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Indiana University-Northwest was 12.3%, which represents 195 out of the 1582 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

Indiana University-Northwest received 1,723 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.54% annual growth. Out of those 1,723 applicants, 1,306 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.8% acceptance rate.

There were 5,591 students enrolled at Indiana University-Northwest in 2016, and 64% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Indiana University-Northwest has an overall enrollment yield of 45.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,306

Accepted Out of 1,723

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Indiana University-Northwest was 75.8% (1,306 admissions from 1,723 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 79.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.54%, while admissions grew by 4.73%.

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SAT Scores

64%

Submission Percentage

383

Scores Submitted

64% of enrolled first-time students at Indiana University-Northwest in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Indiana University-Northwest has a total enrollment of 5,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana University-Northwest is 2,876 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,715. This means that 51.4% of students enrolled at Indiana University-Northwest are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Indiana University-Northwest, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.4% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 13.7% Black or African American, 2.18% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Indiana University-Northwest in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.1%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33%), followed by Black or African American Female (19%) and White Male (16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Indiana University-Northwest, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Indiana University-Northwest is 2,876 and the part-time enrollment is 2,715. This means that 51.4% of students enrolled at Indiana University-Northwest are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 Indiana University-Northwest was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Indiana University-Northwest had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,652

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    996

  3. Black or African American

    768

The enrolled student population at Indiana University-Northwest is 47.4% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 13.7% Black or African American, 2.18% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0179% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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, 908 students (16.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 338 more women than men received degrees from Indiana University-Northwest. The majority of degree recipients at Indiana University-Northwest are white (486 degrees awarded). There were 3.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Indiana University-Northwest is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (82 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (79 degrees) and General Business (61 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Indiana University-Northwest, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (54 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 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 Indiana University-Northwest are Registered nurses (1,299,510 people), Social workers (373,758 people), Miscellaneous managers (242,676 people), Counselors (240,914 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (237,484 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana University-Northwest are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (54 degrees), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), Psychology (49 degrees), and Health (225 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 Indiana University-Northwest are Public relations specialists, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Financial analysts, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Physicians & surgeons

The most specialized majors at Indiana University-Northwest are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (54 degrees), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), Psychology (49 degrees), and Health (225 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 Indiana University-Northwest are Hospitals (1,645,681 people), Elementary & secondary schools (653,604 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (419,153 people), Outpatient care centers (358,219 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (335,947 people).

The most specialized majors at Indiana University-Northwest are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (54 degrees), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), Psychology (49 degrees), and Health (225 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 Indiana University-Northwest.

Most Common

  1. 82 degrees awarded

  2. 79 degrees awarded

  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Indiana University-Northwest was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 82 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 224

  2. 562

In 2016, 224 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana University-Northwest, which is 0.399 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (562).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Indiana University-Northwest in General Business, which is 0.737 times less than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded to women at Indiana University-Northwest in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 2.74 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 9% of students graduating from Indiana University-Northwest completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 Indiana University-Northwest is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 0.588% 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

    486 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    126 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    125 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Indiana University-Northwest is white (486 degrees awarded). There were 3.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

2.04% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    340 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    146 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Indiana University-Northwest is white female (340 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (146 degrees).

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Operations

Indiana University-Northwest has an endowment valued at nearly $9.04M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $453k (5.01%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Indiana University-Northwest had a total expenditure of $49.6M. Of that $49.6M, they spent $24.7M on salaries and $49.6M on benefits.

Indiana University-Northwest employs 57 Assistant professors, 51 Associate professors, and 27 Professors. Most academics at Indiana University-Northwest are Female Assistant professors (40), Male Associate professors(26), and Female Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana University-Northwest are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Management, with 52 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.04M

2015 Endowment

3.51%

decline from 2014

Indiana University-Northwest has an endowment valued at about $9.04M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Indiana University-Northwest declined 3.51% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.8M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $482k - Federal

  2. $2.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Indiana University-Northwest received $482k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$24.7M

Salary Expenditure

$49.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Indiana University-Northwest had a total expenditure of $49.6M. Of that $49.6M, they spent $24.7M on salaries and $49.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$24.7M

2015 Salaries

4.07%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Indiana University-Northwest paid a median of $24.7M in salaries, which represents 49.9% of their overall expenditure ($49.6M) and a 4.07% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.46% decline from 2013 and a 3.06% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.4M

Instructional Salaries

153

Number of Employees

In 2015, Indiana University-Northwest paid a total of $10.4M to 153 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

61 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Indiana University-Northwest were Assistant professor with 57 employees; Associate professor with 51 employees; and Associate professor with 27 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Indiana University-Northwest were Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees; Management with 52 employees; and Service with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Indiana University-Northwest was Female Assistant professor with 40 employees, Male Associate professor with 26 employees, and Female Associate professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Indiana University-Northwest.

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