Lakeland University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,550

4.49% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,551

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.33%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

51.7%

1,353 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,679

32.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

59.2%

119 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 (162 degrees awarded), Accounting (104 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (49 degrees).

In 2017, 698 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lakeland University. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (554 degrees), 18.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lakeland University is $26,550, which is $5,817 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lakeland University is $26,550, which is $5,817 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,551.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,550

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lakeland University was $26,550. The cost of tuition at Lakeland University is $5,817 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,551

2017 Value

3.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lakeland University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,551. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lakeland University grew by 3.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,097

Room and Board

$950

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lakeland University was of $7,097 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board increased by 0.453% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Lakeland University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.92% with respect to 2016, when 52% 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.

7.33%

2016 Default Rate

71

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lakeland University was 7.33%, which represents 71 out of the 968 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 1,353 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.87% annual growth. Out of those 1,353 applicants, 699 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,679 students enrolled at Lakeland University in 2017, and 9% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lakeland University has an overall enrollment yield of 26.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

699

Accepted Out of 1,353

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lakeland University was 51.7% (699 admissions from 1,353 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 55.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.87%, while admissions declined by -1.27%.

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SAT Scores

9%

Submission Percentage

17

Scores Submitted

9% of enrolled first-time students at Lakeland University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lakeland University has a total enrollment of 2,679 students. The full-time enrollment at Lakeland University is 859 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,820. This means that 32.1% of students enrolled at Lakeland University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lakeland University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.9% White, 6.27% Black or African American, 4.48% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Asian, 1.57% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.933% Two or More Races, and 0.0373% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lakeland University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.7%), followed by White Male (32.9%) and Black or African American Male (8.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (62.5%), followed by White Male (13.8%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (7.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lakeland University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,679 students. The full-time enrollment at Lakeland University is 859 and the part-time enrollment is 1,820. This means that 32.1% of students enrolled at Lakeland University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 Lakeland University was 70%. 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

    2,060

  2. Black or African American

    168

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    120

The enrolled student population at Lakeland University is 76.9% White, 6.27% Black or African American, 4.48% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Asian, 1.57% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.933% Two or More Races, and 0.0373% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 116 students (4.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 142 more women than men received degrees from Lakeland University. The majority of degree recipients at Lakeland University are white (554 degrees awarded). There were 18.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lakeland University is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (162 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (104 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (49 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 (420 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), and Education (58 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 (2,154,108 people), Accountants & auditors (1,145,787 people), Other managers (809,568 people), Software developers (526,539 people), and Financial managers (462,931 people).

The most specialized majors at Lakeland University are Business (420 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), Education (58 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Lakeland University are Business (420 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), Education (58 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 (3,409,055 people), Computer Systems Design (916,803 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (709,823 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (617,503 people), and Banking & related activities (591,357 people).

The most specialized majors at Lakeland University are Business (420 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), Education (58 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lakeland University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 162 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 278

  2. 420

In 2017, 278 degrees were awarded to men at Lakeland University, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (420).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 120 degrees were awarded to men at Lakeland University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.764 times less than the 157 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 157 degrees were awarded to women at Lakeland University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.31 times more than the 120 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 36% of students graduating from Lakeland University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lakeland University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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

    554 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lakeland University is white (554 degrees awarded). There were 18.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

0.43% 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

    343 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    211 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lakeland University is white female (343 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (211 degrees).

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Operations

Lakeland University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.74M (16.8%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lakeland University had a total salary expenditure of $32.4M. Lakeland University employs 14 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at Lakeland University are Male Professors (8), Male Associate professors(7), and Male Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lakeland University are: Management, with 41 employees, Service, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.3M

2017 Endowment

9.66%

growth from 2016

Lakeland University has an endowment valued at about $16.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lakeland University grew 9.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.8M 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. $3M - Federal

  2. $9.63k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lakeland University received $3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.63k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.9M

2017 Salaries

3.31%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Lakeland University paid a median of $13.9M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($32.4M) and a 3.31% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.4% decline from 2015 and a 3.05% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.43M

Instructional Salaries

40

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lakeland University paid a total of $2.43M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

14 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lakeland University were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lakeland University were Management with 41 employees; Service with 37 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lakeland University was Male Professor with 8 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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