Kent State University at Salem

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,664

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,488

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.28%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,695

29.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

12.3%

20 Graduates

About

Kent State University at Salem is a higher education institution located in Columbiana County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kent State University at Salem were Radiation Therapist (26 degrees awarded), Insurance (9 degrees), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (8 degrees).

In 2017, 229 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kent State University at Salem. 68.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (210 degrees), 35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Salem 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 Salem 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 $9,488.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% 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 Salem was $5,664. The cost of tuition at Kent State University at Salem 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

$9,488

2017 Value

10.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kent State University at Salem had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,488. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kent State University at Salem grew by 10.3%.

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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 Salem 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

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Kent State University at Salem 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.

This chart compares the average award discount at Kent State University at Salem (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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 Salem 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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Admissions

Kent State University at Salem received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,695 students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kent State University at Salem has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kent State University at Salem was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Kent State University at Salem in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kent State University at Salem has a total enrollment of 1,695 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Salem is 502 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,193. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Salem, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.3% White, 3.6% Black or African American, 2.36% Two or More Races, 1.71% Hispanic or Latino, 0.885% Asian, 0.118% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (66.9%), followed by White Male (22.7%) and Two or More Races Female (1.79%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kent State University at Salem, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,695 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Salem is 502 and the part-time enrollment is 1,193. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

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 Salem was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Kent State University at Salem had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,463

  2. Black or African American

    61

  3. Two or More Races

    40

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Salem is 86.3% White, 3.6% Black or African American, 2.36% Two or More Races, 1.71% Hispanic or Latino, 0.885% Asian, 0.118% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 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, 83 students (4.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 85 more women than men received degrees from Kent State University at Salem. The majority of degree recipients at Kent State University at Salem are white (210 degrees awarded). There were 35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kent State University at Salem is Radiation Therapist (26 degrees awarded), followed by Insurance (9 degrees) and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kent State University at Salem, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (9 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (118 degrees), and Health (63 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 Kent State University at Salem are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,943,646 people), Registered nurses (1,349,834 people), Software developers (432,226 people), Secondary school teachers (311,530 people), and Education administrators (276,854 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem are Agriculture (9 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (118 degrees), Health (63 degrees), Education (16 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 Salem are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Dentists, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem are Agriculture (9 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (118 degrees), Health (63 degrees), Education (16 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 Kent State University at Salem are Elementary & secondary schools (2,954,696 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,566,863 people), Computer Systems Design (527,846 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (423,741 people), and Outpatient care centers (243,207 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem are Agriculture (9 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (118 degrees), Health (63 degrees), Education (16 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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 Salem.

Most Common

  1. 26 degrees awarded

  2. 9 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kent State University at Salem was Radiation Therapist with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 72

  2. 157

In 2017, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Salem, which is 0.459 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (157).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Salem in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.616 times less than the 73 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 73 degrees were awarded to women at Kent State University at Salem in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.62 times more than the 45 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Kent State University at Salem completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kent State University at Salem is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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, 5% 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

    210 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kent State University at Salem is white (210 degrees awarded). There were 35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (6 degrees).

2.62% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    142 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    68 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kent State University at Salem is white female (142 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (68 degrees).

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Operations

Kent State University at Salem 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 Salem had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $6.74M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Kent State University at Salem employs 20 Lecturers, 9 Assistant professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Kent State University at Salem are Female Lecturers (13), Male Lecturers(7), and Female Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, Management, with 7 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Kent State University at Salem has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kent State University at Salem 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: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $121k - Federal

  2. $6.39k - State

  3. $66 - Local

As of 2017, Kent State University at Salem received $121k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.39k from state grants and contracts, and $66 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.

$6.74M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Kent State University at Salem had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $6.74M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Kent State University at Salem as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.74M

2017 Salaries

17.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Kent State University at Salem paid a median of $6.74M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 17.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.52% decline from 2015 and a 1.13% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.75M

Instructional Salaries

41

Number of Employees

In 2017, Kent State University at Salem paid a total of $2.75M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

20 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem were Lecturer with 20 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem were Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees; Management with 7 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Lecturer

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem was Female Lecturer with 13 employees, Male Lecturer with 7 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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

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