Loma Linda University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$30,720

1.59% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

0.952%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,417

82.3% Full-Time

About

Loma Linda University is a higher education institution located in San Bernardino County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Loma Linda University were Registered Nursing (161 degrees awarded), General Health Services (31 degrees), and Speech-Language Pathology (27 degrees).

In 2017, 1,520 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Loma Linda University. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (525 degrees), 1.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (357 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Loma Linda University is $30,720, which is $16,720 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Loma Linda University is $30,720, which is $16,720 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,720

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Loma Linda University was $30,720. The cost of tuition at Loma Linda University is $16,720 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 Loma Linda University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Loma Linda University grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Loma Linda University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 54% 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.

0.952%

2016 Default Rate

12

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Loma Linda University was 0.952%, which represents 12 out of the 1260 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

Loma Linda University has a total enrollment of 4,417 students. The full-time enrollment at Loma Linda University is 3,636 students and the part-time enrollment is 781. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Loma Linda University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Loma Linda University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.3% White, 27% Asian, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.27% Black or African American, 4.55% Two or More Races, 0.181% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.136% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Loma Linda University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (26.1%), followed by White Female (21.6%) and Asian Female (17.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (17.5%), followed by Asian Female (16.5%) and White Male (15.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Loma Linda University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,417 students. The full-time enrollment at Loma Linda University is 3,636 and the part-time enrollment is 781. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Loma Linda University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Loma Linda University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Loma Linda University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,427

  2. Asian

    1,193

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    937

The enrolled student population at Loma Linda University is 32.3% White, 27% Asian, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.27% Black or African American, 4.55% Two or More Races, 0.181% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.136% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 1 students (0.0226%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 404 more women than men received degrees from Loma Linda University. The majority of degree recipients at Loma Linda University are white (525 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (357 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Loma Linda University is Registered Nursing (161 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (31 degrees) and Speech-Language Pathology (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Loma Linda University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,370 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), and Biology (43 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 Loma Linda University are Registered nurses (1,417,309 people), Physicians (521,900 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (318,792 people), Social workers, all other (289,805 people), and Other managers (239,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Loma Linda University are Health (1,370 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 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 Loma Linda University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Loma Linda University are Health (1,370 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 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 Loma Linda University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,053,335 people), Elementary & secondary schools (784,706 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (540,108 people), Outpatient care centers (434,612 people), and Offices of physicians (398,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Loma Linda University are Health (1,370 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 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 Loma Linda University.

Most Common

  1. 161 degrees awarded

  2. 31 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Loma Linda University was Registered Nursing with 161 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 558

  2. 962

In 2017, 558 degrees were awarded to men at Loma Linda University, which is 0.58 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (962).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Loma Linda University in Medicine, which is 1.26 times more than the 68 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 153 degrees were awarded to women at Loma Linda University in Registered Nursing, which is 4.25 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Loma Linda University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    525 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    357 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    315 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Loma Linda University is white (525 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (357 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    331 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    226 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Loma Linda University is white female (331 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (226 degrees).

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Operations

Loma Linda University has an endowment valued at nearly $358M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $60.9M (17%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Loma Linda University had a total salary expenditure of $292M. Loma Linda University employs 198 Assistant professors, 77 Associate professors, and 49 Professors. Most academics at Loma Linda University are Female Assistant professors (121), Male Assistant professors(77), and Female Associate professors (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loma Linda University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 240 employees, Management, with 146 employees, and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 130 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$358M

2017 Endowment

5.52%

growth from 2016

Loma Linda University has an endowment valued at about $358M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Loma Linda University grew 5.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $348M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $18.6M - Federal

  2. $1.35M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Loma Linda University received $18.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.35M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$127M

2017 Salaries

1.63%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Loma Linda University paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($292M) and a 1.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.205% growth from 2015 and a 5.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.9M

Instructional Salaries

351

Number of Employees

In 2017, Loma Linda University paid a total of $32.9M to 351 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $17.5M (13.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

198 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

240 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Loma Linda University were Assistant professor with 198 employees; Associate professor with 77 employees; and Associate professor with 49 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loma Linda University were Office and Administrative Support with 240 employees; Management with 146 employees; and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 130 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Loma Linda University was Female Assistant professor with 121 employees, Male Assistant professor with 77 employees, and Female Associate professor with 44 employees.

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

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