John Carroll University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$37,190

3.51% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$27,205

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.74%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

83%

3,857 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,523

90.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

76.4%

537 Graduates

About

John Carroll University is a higher education institution located in Cuyahoga County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at John Carroll University were Speech Communication & Rhetoric (72 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (59 degrees), and Accounting (58 degrees).

In 2016, 900 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John Carroll University. 53.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (770 degrees), 19.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John Carroll University is $37,190, which is $17,030 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at John Carroll University is $37,190, which is $17,030 more 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 $27,205.

In 2016, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,190

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at John Carroll University was $37,190. The cost of tuition at John Carroll University is $17,030 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$27,205

2016 Value

7.76%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 John Carroll University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,205. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of John Carroll University grew by 7.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,920

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at John Carroll University was of $10,920 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4% 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

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at John Carroll University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.09% 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.

2.74%

2015 Default Rate

24

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at John Carroll University was 2.74%, which represents 24 out of the 877 total borrowers.

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Admissions

John Carroll University received 3,857 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.63% annual decline. Out of those 3,857 applicants, 3,201 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83% acceptance rate.

There were 3,523 students enrolled at John Carroll University in 2016, and 37% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

John Carroll University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,201

Accepted Out of 3,857

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of John Carroll University was 83% (3,201 admissions from 3,857 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 82%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -5.63%, while admissions declined by -4.5%.

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SAT Scores

37%

Submission Percentage

265

Scores Submitted

37% of enrolled first-time students at John Carroll University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

John Carroll University has a total enrollment of 3,523 students. The full-time enrollment at John Carroll University is 3,181 students and the part-time enrollment is 342. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at John Carroll University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John Carroll University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.9% White, 5.05% Black or African American, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Asian, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at John Carroll University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (42.7%), followed by White Female (41.4%) and Black or African American Male (2.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (54.1%), followed by White Male (25%) and Black or African American Female (3.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John Carroll University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,523 students. The full-time enrollment at John Carroll University is 3,181 and the part-time enrollment is 342. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at John Carroll University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%

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 John Carroll University was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), John Carroll University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,922

  2. Black or African American

    178

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    115

The enrolled student population at John Carroll University is 82.9% White, 5.05% Black or African American, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Asian, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 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, 51 students (1.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 60 more women than men received degrees from John Carroll University. The majority of degree recipients at John Carroll University are white (770 degrees awarded). There were 19.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John Carroll University is Speech Communication & Rhetoric (72 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (59 degrees) and Accounting (58 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at John Carroll University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), and Communications (81 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 John Carroll University are Miscellaneous managers (286,272 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (283,497 people), Postsecondary teachers (223,977 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (217,250 people), and Marketing & sales managers (131,074 people).

The most specialized majors at John Carroll University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), Communications (81 degrees), English (39 degrees), and History (20 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 John Carroll University are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at John Carroll University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), Communications (81 degrees), English (39 degrees), and History (20 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 John Carroll University are Elementary & secondary schools (526,422 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (451,057 people), Legal services (192,251 people), Hospitals (188,868 people), and Computer Systems Design (179,595 people).

The most specialized majors at John Carroll University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (42 degrees), Communications (81 degrees), English (39 degrees), and History (20 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 John Carroll University.

Most Common

  1. 72 degrees awarded

  2. 59 degrees awarded

  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John Carroll University was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 72 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 420

  2. 480

In 2016, 420 degrees were awarded to men at John Carroll University, which is 0.875 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (480).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 51 degrees were awarded to men at John Carroll University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.82 times more than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 44 degrees were awarded to women at John Carroll University in Speech Communication & Rhetoric, which is 1.57 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 60% of students graduating from John Carroll University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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 John Carroll University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 9.12% of graduates (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    770 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John Carroll University is white (770 degrees awarded). There were 19.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    415 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    355 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at John Carroll University is white female (415 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (355 degrees).

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Operations

John Carroll University has an endowment valued at nearly $205M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.5M (6.08%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, John Carroll University had a total expenditure of $94.4M. Of that $94.4M, they spent $42.9M on salaries and $94.4M on benefits.

John Carroll University employs 68 Professors, 68 Associate professors, and 37 Assistant professors. Most academics at John Carroll University are Male Professors (42), Male Associate professors(41), and Female Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Carroll University are: Management, with 101 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 81 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 67 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$205M

2015 Endowment

3.49%

growth from 2014

John Carroll University has an endowment valued at about $205M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of John Carroll University grew 3.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $176M higher 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.86M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, John Carroll University received $3.86M 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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$42.9M

Salary Expenditure

$94.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, John Carroll University had a total expenditure of $94.4M. Of that $94.4M, they spent $42.9M on salaries and $94.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$42.9M

2015 Salaries

4.91%

growth from 2014

In 2015, John Carroll University paid a median of $42.9M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($94.4M) and a 4.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.76% growth from 2013 and a 2.33% 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

$14.9M

Instructional Salaries

205

Number of Employees

In 2015, John Carroll University paid a total of $14.9M to 205 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

68 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

101 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at John Carroll University were Professor with 68 employees; Associate professor with 68 employees; and Associate professor with 37 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Carroll University were Management with 101 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 81 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John Carroll University was Male Professor with 42 employees, Male Associate professor with 41 employees, and Female Associate professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at John Carroll University.

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