Judson University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,408
2% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$20,782
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
5.39%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
71.2%
757 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,283
68.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
54.5%
79 Graduates

About

Judson University is a higher education institution located in Kane County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Judson University were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (51 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees), and General Psychology (28 degrees).

In 2017, 410 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Judson University. 60.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (276 degrees), 6.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Judson University is $28,408, which is $7,675 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Judson University is $28,408, which is $7,675 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,782.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,408
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Judson University was $28,408. The cost of tuition at Judson University is $7,675 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,782
2017 Value
15.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Judson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,782. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Judson University grew by 15.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,575
Room and Board
$1,270
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Judson University was of $9,575 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,270. The cost of room and board increased by 1.06% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Judson University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 20.6% with respect to 2016, 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.
5.39%
2016 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Judson University was 5.39%, which represents 24 out of the 445 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

Judson University received 757 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 12% annual growth. Out of those 757 applicants, 539 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,283 students enrolled at Judson University in 2017, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Judson University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
539
Accepted Out of 757

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Judson University was 71.2% (539 admissions from 757 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 12%, while admissions grew by 6.52%.

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SAT Scores

28%
Submission Percentage
47
Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at Judson University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Judson University has a total enrollment of 1,283 students. The full-time enrollment at Judson University is 881 students and the part-time enrollment is 402. This means that 68.7% of students enrolled at Judson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Judson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.9% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.98% Black or African American, 1.95% Two or More Races, 1.87% Asian, 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Judson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.1%), followed by White Male (23.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (35.8%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Black or African American Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Judson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,283 students. The full-time enrollment at Judson University is 881 and the part-time enrollment is 402. This means that 68.7% of students enrolled at Judson University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2017 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 Judson University was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Judson University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    640
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    266
  3. Black or African American
    128

The enrolled student population at Judson University is 49.9% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.98% Black or African American, 1.95% Two or More Races, 1.87% Asian, 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 151 students (11.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 86 more women than men received degrees from Judson University. The majority of degree recipients at Judson University are white (276 degrees awarded). There were 6.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Judson University is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (51 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees) and General Psychology (28 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Judson University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (30 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (22 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 Judson University are Accountants & auditors (1,080,241 people), Other managers (634,763 people), Financial managers (419,707 people), Chief executives & legislators (315,141 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (271,541 people).

The most specialized majors at Judson University are Architecture and Related Services (30 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Business (168 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 Judson University are Surgeons, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Judson University are Architecture and Related Services (30 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Business (168 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 Judson University are Elementary & secondary schools (575,785 people), Banking & related activities (482,926 people), Computer Systems Design (406,495 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (388,768 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (386,954 people).

The most specialized majors at Judson University are Architecture and Related Services (30 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Business (168 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 Judson University.
Most Common
  1. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 28 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Judson University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 51 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 162
  2. 248

In 2017, 162 degrees were awarded to men at Judson University, which is 0.653 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (248).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Judson University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.27 times more than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Judson University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 2.19 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% of students graduating from Judson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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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 Judson University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 10.1% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    276 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Judson University is white (276 degrees awarded). There were 6.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

9.51% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    158 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    118 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Judson University is white female (158 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (118 degrees).

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Operations

Judson University has an endowment valued at nearly $8.42M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.06M (12.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Judson University had a total salary expenditure of $24.3M. Judson University employs 30 Professors, 16 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Judson University are Male Professors (20), Female Professors(10), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Judson University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 15 employees, and Management with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.42M
2017 Endowment
0.429%
growth from 2016

Judson University has an endowment valued at about $8.42M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Judson University grew 0.429% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.7M 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Judson 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

Salary Expenditure

$11.1M
2017 Salaries
2.26%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Judson University paid a median of $11.1M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($24.3M) and a 2.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.67% growth from 2015 and a 8.98% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.55M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2017, Judson University paid a total of $3.55M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Judson University were Professor with 30 employees; Associate professor with 16 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Judson University were Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees; and Management with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Judson University was Male Professor with 20 employees, Female Professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

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