Kent State University at Ashtabula

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,999
2.83% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,366
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.57%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,064
17.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
12.7%
15 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 (21 degrees awarded), Respiratory Care Therapist (9 degrees), and General Communication (0 degrees).

In 2019, 365 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kent State University at Ashtabula. 64.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (302 degrees), 13.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $5,999, which is $−6,490 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $5,999, which is $−6,490 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,366.

In 2019, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,999
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula was $5,999. The cost of tuition at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $−6,490 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$8,366
2019 Value
5.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Kent State University at Ashtabula had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,366. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Kent State University at Ashtabula grew by 5.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,860
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kent State University at Ashtabula was of $7,860 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Kent State University at Ashtabula received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.89% with respect to 2018, when 53% 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.
8.57%
2017 Default Rate
885
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Kent State University at Ashtabula was 8.57%, which represents 885 out of the 10323 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 2,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Ashtabula is 353 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,711. This means that 17.1% 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 80% White, 5.91% Black or African American, 4.94% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Two or More Races, 1.26% Asian, 0.242% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.145% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kent State University at Ashtabula in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.1%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

17.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kent State University at Ashtabula, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Ashtabula is 353 and the part-time enrollment is 1,711. This means that 17.1% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Ashtabula are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2019 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 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), 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
    1,652
  2. Black or African American
    122
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    102

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Ashtabula is 80% White, 5.91% Black or African American, 4.94% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Two or More Races, 1.26% Asian, 0.242% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.145% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 55 students (2.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 109 more women than men received degrees from Kent State University at Ashtabula. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kent State University at Ashtabula is white (302 degrees awarded). There were 13.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kent State University at Ashtabula is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (21 degrees awarded), followed by Respiratory Care Therapist (9 degrees) and General Communication (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 (172 degrees awarded), Health (162 degrees), and Agriculture (3 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 (1,399,469 people), Software developers (524,333 people), Other managers (220,366 people), Social workers, all other (196,725 people), and Medical & health services managers (165,628 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees awarded), Health (162 degrees), Agriculture (3 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (2 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees awarded), Health (162 degrees), Agriculture (3 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (2 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 (1,563,011 people), Computer Systems Design (569,727 people), Elementary & secondary schools (435,782 people), Outpatient care centers (287,873 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (277,738 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees awarded), Health (162 degrees), Agriculture (3 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (2 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.
Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kent State University at Ashtabula was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 21 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

128
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
237
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 128 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Ashtabula, which is 0.54 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (237).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Ashtabula in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.703 times less than the 101 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Kent State University at Ashtabula in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.42 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
7%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 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, 7% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 8% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kent State University at Ashtabula is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 6.67% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    302 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kent State University at Ashtabula is white (302 degrees awarded). There were 13.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

2.19% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    193 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kent State University at Ashtabula is white female (193 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (109 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 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Kent State University at Ashtabula had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Kent State University at Ashtabula employs 24 Lecturers, 14 Associate professors, and 2 Professors. Most academics at Kent State University at Ashtabula are Female Lecturers (19), Female Associate professors(8), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula are: Management, with 11 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Kent State University at Ashtabula has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Kent State University at Ashtabula stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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. $293k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Kent State University at Ashtabula received $293k 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

$6.35M
2019 Salaries
1.55%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Kent State University at Ashtabula paid a median of $6.35M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.55% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.944% growth from 2017 and a 0.923% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.78M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2019, Kent State University at Ashtabula paid a total of $2.78M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
11 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula were Lecturer with 24 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula were Management with 11 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kent State University at Ashtabula was Female Lecturer with 19 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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

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