Marietta College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,030
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,483
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.27%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
70.8%
2,923 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,217
93.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
56.1%
220 Graduates

About

Marietta College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Marietta College were Petroleum Engineering (73 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (10 degrees), and General Economics (9 degrees).

In 2019, 249 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marietta College. 45% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (177 degrees), 22.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marietta College is $35,030, which is $7,750 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marietta College is $35,030, which is $7,750 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,483.

In 2019, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,030
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Marietta College was $35,030. The cost of tuition at Marietta College is $7,750 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$21,483
2019 Value
5.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Marietta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,483. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Marietta College grew by 5.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,582
Room and Board
$1,256
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marietta College was of $7,582 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,256. The cost of room and board increased by 0.49% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.28% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Marietta College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 14.7% with respect to 2018, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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6.27%
2017 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Marietta College was 6.27%, which represents 24 out of the 383 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

Marietta College received 2,923 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.53% annual growth. Out of those 2,923 applicants, 2,069 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,217 students enrolled at Marietta College in 2019, and 31% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marietta College has an overall enrollment yield of 16.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,069
Accepted Out of 2,923

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marietta College was 70.8% (2,069 admissions from 2,923 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 69%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 2.53%, while admissions grew by 5.13%.

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SAT Scores

31%
Submission Percentage
108
Scores Submitted

31% of enrolled first-time students at Marietta College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marietta College has a total enrollment of 1,217 students. The full-time enrollment at Marietta College is 1,137 students and the part-time enrollment is 80. This means that 93.4% of students enrolled at Marietta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marietta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78% White, 4.19% Two or More Races, 3.78% Black or African American, 2.47% Hispanic or Latino, 0.575% Asian, 0.411% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marietta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.6%), followed by White Female (37.4%) and Black or African American Male (3.77%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (72%), followed by White Male (18.7%) and Asian Female (2.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marietta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,217 students. The full-time enrollment at Marietta College is 1,137 and the part-time enrollment is 80. This means that 93.4% of students enrolled at Marietta College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 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 Marietta College was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Marietta College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    949
  2. Two or More Races
    51
  3. Black or African American
    46

The enrolled student population at Marietta College is 78% White, 4.19% Two or More Races, 3.78% Black or African American, 2.47% Hispanic or Latino, 0.575% Asian, 0.411% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 44 students (3.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 25 fewer women than men received degrees from Marietta College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Marietta College is white (177 degrees awarded). There were 22.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marietta College is Petroleum Engineering (73 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (10 degrees) and General Economics (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Marietta College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (73 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (10 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 Marietta College are Physicians (490,612 people), Software developers (474,688 people), Other managers (468,013 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (355,855 people), and Postsecondary teachers (279,851 people).

The most specialized majors at Marietta College are Engineering (73 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Biology (13 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 Marietta College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Marietta College are Engineering (73 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Biology (13 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 Marietta College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (606,884 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (558,035 people), Computer Systems Design (526,785 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (483,582 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (401,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Marietta College are Engineering (73 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Biology (13 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 Marietta College.
Most Common
  1. 73 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marietta College was Petroleum Engineering with 73 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

137
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
112
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Marietta College, which is 1.22 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (112).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Marietta College in Petroleum Engineering, which is 6.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Marietta College in Physician Assistant, which is 2.5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 52% of students graduating from Marietta College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Marietta College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.09% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    177 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marietta College is white (177 degrees awarded). There were 22.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

2.81% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    92 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marietta College is white male (92 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (85 degrees).

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Operations

Marietta College has an endowment valued at nearly $88.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.52M (6.24%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Marietta College had a total salary expenditure of $49.7M. Marietta College employs 50 Assistant professors, 31 Professors, and 27 Associate professors. Most academics at Marietta College are Male Assistant professors (28), Female Assistant professors(22), and Male Professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marietta College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 55 employees, Service, with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$88.5M
2019 Endowment
4.38%
growth from 2018

Marietta College has an endowment valued at about $88.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Marietta College grew 4.38% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $47.8M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $476k - Federal
  2. $191k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Marietta College received $476k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $191k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.8M
2019 Salaries
17.6%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Marietta College paid a median of $21.8M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($49.7M) and a 17.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10% growth from 2017 and a 0.483% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.83M
Instructional Salaries
113
Number of Employees

In 2019, Marietta College paid a total of $7.83M to 113 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
50 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
55 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marietta College were Assistant professor with 50 employees; Professor with 31 employees; and Professor with 27 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marietta College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees; Service with 43 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marietta College was Male Assistant professor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Male Professor with 20 employees.

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

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