John Wesley University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,500

6.71% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,768

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

39.4%

165 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

150

87.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30%

3 Graduates

About

John Wesley University is a higher education institution located in Guilford County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at John Wesley University were Biblical Studies (13 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (7 degrees), and Youth Ministry (4 degrees).

In 2016, 49 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John Wesley University. 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (23 degrees), 1.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John Wesley University is $10,500, which is $-3,471 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at John Wesley University is $10,500, which is $-3,471 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,768.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,500

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at John Wesley University was $10,500. The cost of tuition at John Wesley University is $-3,471 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$20,768

2016 Value

38.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 John Wesley University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,768. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of John Wesley University grew by 38.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,280

Room and Board

$3,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at John Wesley University was of $9,280 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000. The cost of room and board increased by 57.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 200% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at John Wesley University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 14.3% with respect to 2015, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

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Admissions

John Wesley University received 165 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 58.7% annual growth. Out of those 165 applicants, 65 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.4% acceptance rate.

There were 150 students enrolled at John Wesley University in 2016, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

John Wesley University has an overall enrollment yield of 50.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

65

Accepted Out of 165

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of John Wesley University was 39.4% (65 admissions from 165 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 58.7%, while admissions declined by -18.8%.

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SAT Scores

52%

Submission Percentage

17

Scores Submitted

52% of enrolled first-time students at John Wesley University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

John Wesley University has a total enrollment of 150 students. The full-time enrollment at John Wesley University is 131 students and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 87.3% of students enrolled at John Wesley University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John Wesley University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.7% White, 32% Black or African American, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.67% Two or More Races, 4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.667% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at John Wesley University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.3%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Black or African American Female (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (42.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (19%) and White Male (9.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John Wesley University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 150 students. The full-time enrollment at John Wesley University is 131 and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 87.3% of students enrolled at John Wesley University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

38%

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 Wesley University was 38%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), John Wesley University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    64

  2. Black or African American

    48

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    16

The enrolled student population at John Wesley University is 42.7% White, 32% Black or African American, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.67% Two or More Races, 4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.667% Asian, 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 Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1 more women than men received degrees from John Wesley University. The majority of degree recipients at John Wesley University are white (23 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John Wesley University is Biblical Studies (13 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (7 degrees) and Youth Ministry (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at John Wesley University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Psychology (4 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (2 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 John Wesley University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,179,741 people), Accountants & auditors (1,130,861 people), Miscellaneous managers (883,116 people), Financial managers (449,841 people), and Education administrators (383,724 people).

The most specialized majors at John Wesley University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Psychology (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), Business (10 degrees), and Education (0 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 Wesley University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Dental hygienists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at John Wesley University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Psychology (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), Business (10 degrees), and Education (0 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 Wesley University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,460,946 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (700,307 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (637,854 people), Hospitals (592,811 people), and Banking & related activities (531,933 people).

The most specialized majors at John Wesley University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Psychology (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), Business (10 degrees), and Education (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John Wesley University was Biblical Studies with 13 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 24

  2. 25

In 2016, 24 degrees were awarded to men at John Wesley University, which is 0.96 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (25).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 9 degrees were awarded to men at John Wesley University in Biblical Studies, which is 1.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 7 degrees were awarded to women at John Wesley University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 2.33 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from John Wesley University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at John Wesley University is Female and White (60% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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

    23 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John Wesley University is white (23 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 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 Male

    14 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at John Wesley University is white male (14 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (12 degrees).

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Operations

John Wesley University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.15M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.45k (0.561%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, John Wesley University had a total expenditure of $2.29M. Of that $2.29M, they spent $1.14M on salaries and $2.29M on benefits.

John Wesley University employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at John Wesley University are Male Professors (2), Female Associate professors(1), and Female Professors (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Wesley University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.15M

2015 Endowment

1.94%

decline from 2014

John Wesley University has an endowment valued at about $1.15M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of John Wesley University declined 1.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.44M lower 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: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $410k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, John Wesley University received $410k 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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$1.14M

Salary Expenditure

$2.29M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, John Wesley University had a total expenditure of $2.29M. Of that $2.29M, they spent $1.14M on salaries and $2.29M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$1.14M

2015 Salaries

10.9%

decline from 2014

In 2015, John Wesley University paid a median of $1.14M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($2.29M) and a 10.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.7% decline from 2013 and a 3.32% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$192k

Instructional Salaries

4

Number of Employees

In 2015, John Wesley University paid a total of $192k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Wesley University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; Management with 2 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John Wesley University was Male Professor with 2 employees, Female Associate professor with 1 employees, and Female Professor with 0 employees.

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

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