Lakeland University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,410

6.01% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,210

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.75%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

55.4%

1,278 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,230

28.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.7%

108 Graduates

About

Lakeland University is a higher education institution located in Sheboygan County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lakeland University were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (199 degrees awarded), Accounting (168 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (59 degrees).

In 2016, 959 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lakeland University. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (744 degrees), 12.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lakeland University is $25,410, which is $5,250 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lakeland University is $25,410, which is $5,250 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,210.

In 2016, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,410

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lakeland University was $25,410. The cost of tuition at Lakeland University is $5,250 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$21,210

2016 Value

8.39%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lakeland University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,210. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lakeland University grew by 8.39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,065

Room and Board

$950

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lakeland University was of $7,065 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board increased by 6.42% between 2015 and 2016. 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

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Lakeland University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 8.33% with respect to 2015, when 48% 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.

5.75%

2015 Default Rate

55

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lakeland University was 5.75%, which represents 55 out of the 957 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

Lakeland University received 1,278 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 25.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,278 applicants, 708 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.4% acceptance rate.

There were 3,230 students enrolled at Lakeland University in 2016, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lakeland University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

708

Accepted Out of 1,278

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lakeland University was 55.4% (708 admissions from 1,278 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 96.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 25.7%, while admissions declined by -277%.

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SAT Scores

11%

Submission Percentage

23

Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Lakeland University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lakeland University has a total enrollment of 3,230 students. The full-time enrollment at Lakeland University is 908 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,322. This means that 28.1% of students enrolled at Lakeland University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lakeland University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.8% White, 5.51% Black or African American, 3.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Asian, 1.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.33% Two or More Races, and 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lakeland University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.4%), followed by White Male (33.2%) and Black or African American Male (8.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (60.7%), followed by White Male (21.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lakeland University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,230 students. The full-time enrollment at Lakeland University is 908 and the part-time enrollment is 2,322. This means that 28.1% of students enrolled at Lakeland University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

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 Lakeland University was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lakeland University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,579

  2. Black or African American

    178

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    123

The enrolled student population at Lakeland University is 79.8% White, 5.51% Black or African American, 3.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Asian, 1.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.33% Two or More Races, and 0.155% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 93 students (2.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 183 more women than men received degrees from Lakeland University. The majority of degree recipients at Lakeland University are white (744 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lakeland University is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (199 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (168 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (59 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lakeland University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (597 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 Lakeland University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,032,202 people), Accountants & auditors (1,109,218 people), Miscellaneous managers (848,190 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (518,364 people), and Financial managers (444,648 people).

The most specialized majors at Lakeland University are Business (597 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Education (70 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 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 Lakeland University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Lakeland University are Business (597 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Education (70 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 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 Lakeland University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,124,131 people), Computer Systems Design (881,488 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (634,868 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (571,435 people), and Banking & related activities (549,012 people).

The most specialized majors at Lakeland University are Business (597 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (59 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Education (70 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 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 Lakeland University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lakeland University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 199 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 388

  2. 571

In 2016, 388 degrees were awarded to men at Lakeland University, which is 0.68 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (571).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 158 degrees were awarded to men at Lakeland University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.735 times less than the 215 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 215 degrees were awarded to women at Lakeland University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.36 times more than the 158 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 42% of students graduating from Lakeland University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lakeland University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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

    744 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    58 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lakeland University is white (744 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (58 degrees).

6.05% of degree recipients (58 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    450 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    294 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lakeland University is white female (450 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (294 degrees).

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Operations

Lakeland University has an endowment valued at nearly $14.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $88.6k (0.608%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Lakeland University had a total expenditure of $35.1M. Of that $35.1M, they spent $16.8M on salaries and $35.1M on benefits.

Lakeland University employs 14 Associate professors, 14 Assistant professors, and 9 Professors. Most academics at Lakeland University are Male Associate professors (10), Male Assistant professors(10), and Male Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lakeland University are: Service, with 35 employees, Management, with 31 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.6M

2015 Endowment

0.312%

decline from 2014

Lakeland University has an endowment valued at about $14.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lakeland University declined 0.312% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.3M 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.59M - Federal

  2. $25k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lakeland University received $3.59M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $25k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$16.8M

Salary Expenditure

$35.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lakeland University had a total expenditure of $35.1M. Of that $35.1M, they spent $16.8M on salaries and $35.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$16.8M

2015 Salaries

3.05%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Lakeland University paid a median of $16.8M in salaries, which represents 47.9% of their overall expenditure ($35.1M) and a 3.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.79% growth from 2013 and a 6.7% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.7M

Instructional Salaries

45

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lakeland University paid a total of $2.7M to 45 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

14 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

35 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lakeland University were Associate professor with 14 employees; Assistant professor with 14 employees; and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lakeland University were Service with 35 employees; Management with 31 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lakeland University was Male Associate professor with 10 employees, Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Male Professor with 7 employees.

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

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