Marietta College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,030
2.01% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$25,593
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
3.54%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
67%
1,644 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,145
90.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
58.8%
213 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 (109 degrees awarded), Land Use Planning, Management, & Development (14 degrees), and General Finance (12 degrees).

In 2017, 356 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marietta College. 46.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (265 degrees), 18.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marietta College is $35,030, which is $9,836 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marietta College is $35,030, which is $9,836 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,593.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,030
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Marietta College was $35,030. The cost of tuition at Marietta College is $9,836 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$25,593
2017 Value
4.67%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Marietta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,593. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Marietta College grew by 4.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,402
Room and Board
$1,208
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marietta College was of $7,402 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,208. The cost of room and board increased by 2.51% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.667% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Marietta College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.3% with respect to 2016, when 86% 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.
3.54%
2016 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Marietta College was 3.54%, which represents 14 out of the 395 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 1,644 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 39.1% annual decline. Out of those 1,644 applicants, 1,102 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67% acceptance rate.

There were 1,145 students enrolled at Marietta College in 2017, and 20% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marietta College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,102
Accepted Out of 1,644

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marietta College was 67% (1,102 admissions from 1,644 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -39.1%, while admissions declined by -33.5%.

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SAT Scores

20%
Submission Percentage
55
Scores Submitted

20% of enrolled first-time students at Marietta College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marietta College has a total enrollment of 1,145 students. The full-time enrollment at Marietta College is 1,039 students and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 90.7% of students enrolled at Marietta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marietta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.2% White, 5.59% Two or More Races, 4.54% Black or African American, 2.36% Hispanic or Latino, 1.14% Asian, 0.175% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marietta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (37.5%), followed by White Female (27.9%) and Black or African American Male (4.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (65.8%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Asian Female (3.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marietta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,145 students. The full-time enrollment at Marietta College is 1,039 and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 90.7% of students enrolled at Marietta College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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 Marietta College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Marietta College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    746
  2. Two or More Races
    64
  3. Black or African American
    52

The enrolled student population at Marietta College is 65.2% White, 5.59% Two or More Races, 4.54% Black or African American, 2.36% Hispanic or Latino, 1.14% Asian, 0.175% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 59 students (5.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 28 fewer women than men received degrees from Marietta College. The majority of degree recipients at Marietta College are white (265 degrees awarded). There were 18.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marietta College is Petroleum Engineering (109 degrees awarded), followed by Land Use Planning, Management, & Development (14 degrees) and General Finance (12 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 Natural Resources & Conservation (20 degrees awarded), Engineering (109 degrees), and Physical Sciences (19 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 Other managers (479,398 people), Software developers (386,154 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (324,617 people), Civil engineers (236,993 people), and Postsecondary teachers (193,771 people).

The most specialized majors at Marietta College are Natural Resources & Conservation (20 degrees awarded), Engineering (109 degrees), Physical Sciences (19 degrees), Communications (18 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Marietta College are Natural Resources & Conservation (20 degrees awarded), Engineering (109 degrees), Physical Sciences (19 degrees), Communications (18 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 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 Marietta College are Computer Systems Design (511,328 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (446,989 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (441,756 people), Elementary & secondary schools (345,864 people), and Construction (309,845 people).

The most specialized majors at Marietta College are Natural Resources & Conservation (20 degrees awarded), Engineering (109 degrees), Physical Sciences (19 degrees), Communications (18 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 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. 109 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marietta College was Petroleum Engineering with 109 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 192
  2. 164

In 2017, 192 degrees were awarded to men at Marietta College, which is 1.17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (164).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 91 degrees were awarded to men at Marietta College in Petroleum Engineering, which is 5.06 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Marietta College in Physician Assistant, which is 2.27 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 56% of students graduating from Marietta College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Marietta College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 4.69% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    265 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marietta College is white (265 degrees awarded). There were 18.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

3.93% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    134 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    131 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marietta College is white female (134 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (131 degrees).

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Operations

Marietta College has an endowment valued at nearly $76.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.2M (10.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Marietta College had a total salary expenditure of $40.7M. Marietta College employs 34 Associate professors, 30 Professors, and 25 Assistant professors. Most academics at Marietta College are Male Professors (19), Male Associate professors(19), and Female Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marietta College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, Service, with 38 employees, and Management with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$76.9M
2017 Endowment
9.35%
growth from 2016

Marietta College has an endowment valued at about $76.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Marietta College grew 9.35% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $39.7M 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. $364k - Federal
  2. $176k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Marietta College received $364k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $176k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.9M
2017 Salaries
0.483%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Marietta College paid a median of $16.9M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($40.7M) and a 0.483% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.88% decline from 2015 and a 5.01% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.15M
Instructional Salaries
98
Number of Employees

In 2017, Marietta College paid a total of $6.15M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marietta College were Associate professor with 34 employees; Professor with 30 employees; and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marietta College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees; Service with 38 employees; and Management with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marietta College was Male Professor with 19 employees, Male Associate professor with 19 employees, and Female Associate professor with 15 employees.

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

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