Kansas Wesleyan University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,000

5.26% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,585

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.01%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

54.7%

805 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

766

83.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

35%

49 Graduates

About

Kansas Wesleyan University is a higher education institution located in Saline County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kansas Wesleyan University were General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (12 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (11 degrees).

In 2016, 168 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kansas Wesleyan University. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (116 degrees), 4.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University is $28,000, which is $3,585 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University is $28,000, which is $3,585 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,585.

In 2016, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,000

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University was $28,000. The cost of tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University is $3,585 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$23,585

2016 Value

14.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Kansas Wesleyan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,585. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Kansas Wesleyan University grew by 14.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400

Room and Board

$860

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kansas Wesleyan University was of $5,400 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $860. The cost of room and board increased by 2.86% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Kansas Wesleyan University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.15% with respect to 2015, when 93% 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.

7.01%

2015 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Kansas Wesleyan University was 7.01%, which represents 19 out of the 271 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

Kansas Wesleyan University received 805 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.59% annual decline. Out of those 805 applicants, 440 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 54.7% acceptance rate.

There were 766 students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University in 2016, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kansas Wesleyan University has an overall enrollment yield of 38.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

54.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

440

Accepted Out of 805

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kansas Wesleyan University was 54.7% (440 admissions from 805 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.59%, while admissions declined by -127%.

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SAT Scores

28%

Submission Percentage

48

Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at Kansas Wesleyan University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kansas Wesleyan University has a total enrollment of 766 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas Wesleyan University is 638 students and the part-time enrollment is 128. This means that 83.3% of students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kansas Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.4% White, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 3% Two or More Races, 0.653% Asian, 0.392% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.261% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.9%), followed by White Male (31.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kansas Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 766 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas Wesleyan University is 638 and the part-time enrollment is 128. This means that 83.3% of students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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 Kansas Wesleyan University was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Kansas Wesleyan University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    501

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    112

  3. Black or African American

    84

The enrolled student population at Kansas Wesleyan University is 65.4% White, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 3% Two or More Races, 0.653% Asian, 0.392% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.261% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 14 students (1.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 20 more women than men received degrees from Kansas Wesleyan University. The majority of degree recipients at Kansas Wesleyan University are white (116 degrees awarded). There were 4.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kansas Wesleyan University is General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (12 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kansas Wesleyan University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Protective Services (11 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 Kansas Wesleyan University are Accountants & auditors (1,093,375 people), Miscellaneous managers (889,341 people), Financial managers (447,119 people), Chief executives & legislators (359,784 people), and Marketing & sales managers (353,059 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas Wesleyan University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), Business (57 degrees), and Communications (8 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 Kansas Wesleyan University are Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Kansas Wesleyan University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), Business (57 degrees), and Communications (8 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 Kansas Wesleyan University are Elementary & secondary schools (678,801 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (609,033 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,305 people), Banking & related activities (526,855 people), and Computer Systems Design (491,911 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas Wesleyan University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), Business (57 degrees), and Communications (8 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 Kansas Wesleyan University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kansas Wesleyan University was General Business Administration & Management with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 74

  2. 94

In 2016, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas Wesleyan University, which is 0.787 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (94).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas Wesleyan University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.31 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Kansas Wesleyan University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.765 times less than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from Kansas Wesleyan 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 33% 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 (43.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kansas Wesleyan University is Female and White (43.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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

    116 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kansas Wesleyan University is white (116 degrees awarded). There were 4.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

1.79% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    71 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kansas Wesleyan University is white female (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (45 degrees).

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Operations

Kansas Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at nearly $27.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $706k (2.61%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Kansas Wesleyan University had a total expenditure of $15.3M. Of that $15.3M, they spent $6.53M on salaries and $15.3M on benefits.

Kansas Wesleyan University employs 14 Associate professors, 14 Assistant professors, and 6 Professors. Most academics at Kansas Wesleyan University are Female Assistant professors (10), Male Associate professors(8), and Female Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University are: Management, with 26 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.1M

2015 Endowment

2.5%

growth from 2014

Kansas Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at about $27.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Kansas Wesleyan University grew 2.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.56M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $144k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Kansas Wesleyan University received $144k 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

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$6.53M

Salary Expenditure

$15.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Kansas Wesleyan University had a total expenditure of $15.3M. Of that $15.3M, they spent $6.53M on salaries and $15.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Kansas Wesleyan University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.53M

2015 Salaries

7.45%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Kansas Wesleyan University paid a median of $6.53M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($15.3M) and a 7.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.03% growth from 2013 and a 4.34% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.91M

Instructional Salaries

37

Number of Employees

In 2015, Kansas Wesleyan University paid a total of $1.91M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

14 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University were Associate professor with 14 employees; Assistant professor with 14 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University were Management with 26 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 16 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 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 Kansas Wesleyan University was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Kansas Wesleyan University.

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