Langston University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,930
6.02% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$12,080
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
23%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
2,219
87.9% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
18.8%
27 Graduates

About

Langston University is a higher education institution located in Logan County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Langston University were Registered Nursing (39 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees), and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2017, 320 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Langston University. 70.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (244 degrees), 7.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Langston University is $3,930, which is $-16,803 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Langston University is $3,930, which is $-16,803 less 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 $12,080.

In 2017, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,930
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Langston University was $3,930. The cost of tuition at Langston University is $-16,803 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,080
2017 Value
8.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Langston University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,080. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Langston University grew by 8.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,925
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Langston University was of $9,925 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 7.04% 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

76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Langston University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.33% with respect to 2016, when 75% 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.
23%
2016 Default Rate
196
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Langston University was 23%, which represents 196 out of the 853 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

Langston University has a total enrollment of 2,219 students. The full-time enrollment at Langston University is 1,950 students and the part-time enrollment is 269. This means that 87.9% of students enrolled at Langston University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Langston University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.6% Black or African American, 8.61% Two or More Races, 6.49% White, 2.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.315% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Langston University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (44.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.8%) and Two or More Races Female (6.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (39.8%), followed by White Female (12.5%) and Black or African American Male (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Langston University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,219 students. The full-time enrollment at Langston University is 1,950 and the part-time enrollment is 269. This means that 87.9% of students enrolled at Langston University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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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 Langston University was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Langston University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,523
  2. Two or More Races
    191
  3. White
    144

The enrolled student population at Langston University is 68.6% Black or African American, 8.61% Two or More Races, 6.49% White, 2.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.315% Asian, 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 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, 48 students (2.16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 134 more women than men received degrees from Langston University. The majority of degree recipients at Langston University are black or african american (244 degrees awarded). There were 7.39 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Langston University is Registered Nursing (39 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees) and General Psychology (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Langston University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (11 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), and Health (137 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 Langston University are Registered nurses (1,415,716 people), Physicians (521,968 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (289,216 people), Other managers (269,116 people), and Postsecondary teachers (229,769 people).

The most specialized majors at Langston University are Agriculture (11 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), Health (137 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), and Biology (15 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 Langston University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Langston University are Agriculture (11 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), Health (137 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), and Biology (15 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 Langston University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,022,502 people), Elementary & secondary schools (723,317 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (554,329 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (398,529 people), and Offices of physicians (397,393 people).

The most specialized majors at Langston University are Agriculture (11 degrees awarded), Psychology (31 degrees), Health (137 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), and Biology (15 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 Langston University.
Most Common
  1. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Langston University was Registered Nursing with 39 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 93
  2. 227

In 2017, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Langston University, which is 0.41 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (227).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Langston University in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, which is 0.528 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Langston University in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, which is 1.89 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Langston University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Langston University is Female and White (25% 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. Black or African American
    244 degrees awarded
  2. White
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Langston University is black or african american (244 degrees awarded). There were 7.39 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (33 degrees).

2.19% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    169 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    75 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Langston University is black or african american female (169 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (75 degrees).

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Operations

Langston University has an endowment valued at nearly $41.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.84M (11.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Langston University had a total salary expenditure of $63.3M. Langston University employs 50 Assistant professors, 31 Instructors, and 30 Associate professors. Most academics at Langston University are Male Assistant professors (27), Male Associate professors(23), and Female Assistant professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Langston University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 55 employees, Management, with 42 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$41.6M
2017 Endowment
4.3%
decline from 2016

Langston University has an endowment valued at about $41.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Langston University declined 4.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.5M higher 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $12.7M - Federal
  2. $390k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Langston University received $12.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $390k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.8M
2017 Salaries
6.15%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Langston University paid a median of $20.8M in salaries, which represents 32.9% of their overall expenditure ($63.3M) and a 6.15% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.36% decline from 2015 and a 1.17% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.74M
Instructional Salaries
118
Number of Employees

In 2017, Langston University paid a total of $6.74M to 118 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
50 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
55 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Langston University were Assistant professor with 50 employees; Instructor with 31 employees; and Instructor with 30 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Langston University were Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees; Management with 42 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Langston University was Male Assistant professor with 27 employees, Male Associate professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 23 employees.

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