Lindsey Wilson College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,000

2.04% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,897

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,565

92.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.1%

176 Graduates

About

Lindsey Wilson College is a higher education institution located in Adair County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lindsey Wilson College were General Human Services (235 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (34 degrees).

In 2017, 706 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lindsey Wilson College. 71% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (556 degrees), 7.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lindsey Wilson College is $24,000, which is $3,267 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lindsey Wilson College is $24,000, which is $3,267 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 $15,897.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lindsey Wilson College was $24,000. The cost of tuition at Lindsey Wilson College is $3,267 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$15,897

2017 Value

2.78%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lindsey Wilson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,897. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lindsey Wilson College grew by 2.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,397

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lindsey Wilson College was of $8,397 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.33% 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

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Lindsey Wilson College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.05% with respect to 2016, when 95% 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.

11.2%

2016 Default Rate

103

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lindsey Wilson College was 11.2%, which represents 103 out of the 916 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

Lindsey Wilson College has a total enrollment of 2,565 students. The full-time enrollment at Lindsey Wilson College is 2,377 students and the part-time enrollment is 188. This means that 92.7% of students enrolled at Lindsey Wilson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lindsey Wilson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.8% White, 7.68% Black or African American, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.702% Hispanic or Latino, 0.624% Asian, 0.351% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.078% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lindsey Wilson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.8%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and Black or African American Male (5.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (57.9%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Black or African American Female (5.46%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lindsey Wilson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,565 students. The full-time enrollment at Lindsey Wilson College is 2,377 and the part-time enrollment is 188. This means that 92.7% of students enrolled at Lindsey Wilson College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 Lindsey Wilson College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lindsey Wilson College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,610

  2. Black or African American

    197

  3. Two or More Races

    40

The enrolled student population at Lindsey Wilson College is 62.8% White, 7.68% Black or African American, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.702% Hispanic or Latino, 0.624% Asian, 0.351% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.078% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 296 more women than men received degrees from Lindsey Wilson College. The majority of degree recipients at Lindsey Wilson College are white (556 degrees awarded). There were 7.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (77 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lindsey Wilson College is General Human Services (235 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (34 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lindsey Wilson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (235 degrees awarded), Psychology (212 degrees), and Theology (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 Lindsey Wilson College are Social workers, all other (255,048 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (233,697 people), Other managers (163,771 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (161,521 people), and Postsecondary teachers (107,266 people).

The most specialized majors at Lindsey Wilson College are Public Administration and Social Service (235 degrees awarded), Psychology (212 degrees), Theology (16 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and History (9 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 Lindsey Wilson College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Lindsey Wilson College are Public Administration and Social Service (235 degrees awarded), Psychology (212 degrees), Theology (16 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and History (9 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 Lindsey Wilson College are Elementary & secondary schools (540,759 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (266,548 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (242,634 people), Individual & family services (212,950 people), and Outpatient care centers (179,281 people).

The most specialized majors at Lindsey Wilson College are Public Administration and Social Service (235 degrees awarded), Psychology (212 degrees), Theology (16 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and History (9 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 Lindsey Wilson College.

Most Common

  1. 235 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lindsey Wilson College was General Human Services with 235 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 205

  2. 501

In 2017, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Lindsey Wilson College, which is 0.409 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (501).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Lindsey Wilson College in General Human Services, which is 0.211 times less than the 194 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 194 degrees were awarded to women at Lindsey Wilson College in General Human Services, which is 4.73 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from Lindsey Wilson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lindsey Wilson College is Female and Asian (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, 21.6% of graduates (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    556 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lindsey Wilson College is white (556 degrees awarded). There were 7.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (77 degrees).

10.9% of degree recipients (77 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    402 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    154 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lindsey Wilson College is white female (402 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (154 degrees).

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Operations

Lindsey Wilson College has an endowment valued at nearly $24.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.02M (28.9%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lindsey Wilson College had a total salary expenditure of $39.6M. Lindsey Wilson College employs 51 Assistant professors, 30 Associate professors, and 14 Instructors. Most academics at Lindsey Wilson College are Female Assistant professors (26), Male Assistant professors(25), and Male Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lindsey Wilson College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 68 employees, Service, with 65 employees, and Management with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$24.3M

2017 Endowment

16.8%

growth from 2016

Lindsey Wilson College has an endowment valued at about $24.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lindsey Wilson College grew 16.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.85M 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. $448k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lindsey Wilson College received $448k 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

$17.6M

2017 Salaries

1.13%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lindsey Wilson College paid a median of $17.6M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($39.6M) and a 1.13% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0281% growth from 2015 and a 0% 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

$6.32M

Instructional Salaries

107

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lindsey Wilson College paid a total of $6.32M to 107 employees working as instructors, which represents 36% 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

51 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

68 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lindsey Wilson College were Assistant professor with 51 employees; Associate professor with 30 employees; and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lindsey Wilson College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 68 employees; Service with 65 employees; and Management with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lindsey Wilson College was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Male Assistant professor with 25 employees, and Male Associate professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lindsey Wilson College.

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