Kent State University at Ashtabula

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,664

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,088

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.28%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,974

21.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

13.6%

21 Graduates

About

Kent State University at Ashtabula is a higher education institution located in Ashtabula County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kent State University at Ashtabula were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (19 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (0 degrees), and Insurance (0 degrees).

In 2017, 335 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kent State University at Ashtabula. 69% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (296 degrees), 26.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $5,664, which is $-7,226 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $5,664, which is $-7,226 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,088.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,664

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula was $5,664. The cost of tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $-7,226 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$9,088

2017 Value

8.05%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kent State University at Ashtabula had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,088. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kent State University at Ashtabula grew by 8.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,884

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kent State University at Ashtabula was of $7,884 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.305% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.98% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Kent State University at Ashtabula received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.82% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

9.28%

2016 Default Rate

975

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Kent State University at Ashtabula was 9.28%, which represents 975 out of the 10509 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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Enrollment

Kent State University at Ashtabula has a total enrollment of 1,974 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Ashtabula is 430 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,544. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Ashtabula are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Ashtabula, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.4% White, 5.12% Black or African American, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Two or More Races, 1.17% Asian, 0.203% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.203% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kent State University at Ashtabula in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (52.1%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kent State University at Ashtabula, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,974 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Ashtabula is 430 and the part-time enrollment is 1,544. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Ashtabula are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%

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 Kent State University at Ashtabula was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Kent State University at Ashtabula had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,627

  2. Black or African American

    101

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    93

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Ashtabula is 82.4% White, 5.12% Black or African American, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Two or More Races, 1.17% Asian, 0.203% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.203% 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/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 47 students (2.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 127 more women than men received degrees from Kent State University at Ashtabula. The majority of degree recipients at Kent State University at Ashtabula are white (296 degrees awarded). There were 26.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kent State University at Ashtabula is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (19 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (0 degrees) and Insurance (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kent State University at Ashtabula, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (117 degrees awarded), Agriculture (7 degrees), and Health (170 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 Kent State University at Ashtabula are Registered nurses (1,390,636 people), Accountants & auditors (1,119,322 people), Other managers (747,428 people), Software developers (516,656 people), and Financial managers (444,136 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Liberal Arts & Humanities (117 degrees awarded), Agriculture (7 degrees), Health (170 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees), and Business (24 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 Kent State University at Ashtabula are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Liberal Arts & Humanities (117 degrees awarded), Agriculture (7 degrees), Health (170 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees), and Business (24 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,763,362 people), Computer Systems Design (878,460 people), Elementary & secondary schools (788,074 people), Banking & related activities (559,723 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (537,381 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Liberal Arts & Humanities (117 degrees awarded), Agriculture (7 degrees), Health (170 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees), and Business (24 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 Kent State University at Ashtabula.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kent State University at Ashtabula was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 104

  2. 231

In 2017, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Ashtabula, which is 0.45 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (231).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Ashtabula in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.581 times less than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to women at Kent State University at Ashtabula in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.72 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 3% of students graduating from Kent State University at Ashtabula completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Kent State University at Ashtabula is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 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

    296 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kent State University at Ashtabula is white (296 degrees awarded). There were 26.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

2.09% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    202 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    94 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kent State University at Ashtabula is white female (202 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (94 degrees).

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Operations

Kent State University at Ashtabula has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Kent State University at Ashtabula had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Kent State University at Ashtabula employs 27 Lecturers, 15 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Female Lecturers (20), Female Associate professors(8), and Male Lecturers (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula are: Office and Administrative Support, with 13 employees, Management, with 9 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Kent State University at Ashtabula has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kent State University at Ashtabula stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates 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/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $31.2k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $3.97k - Local

As of 2017, Kent State University at Ashtabula received $31.2k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $3.97k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.39M

2017 Salaries

0.923%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Kent State University at Ashtabula paid a median of $6.39M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.923% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.58% decline from 2015 and a 1.72% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.15M

Instructional Salaries

50

Number of Employees

In 2017, Kent State University at Ashtabula paid a total of $3.15M to 50 employees working as instructors, which represents 49.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

13 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula were Lecturer with 27 employees; Associate professor with 15 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula were Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees; Management with 9 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Lecturer

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula was Female Lecturer with 20 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Lecturer with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Kent State University at Ashtabula.

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