Marymount University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,950

3.63% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,387

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.01%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

92.3%

2,415 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,375

78.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

53.5%

215 Graduates

About

Marymount University is a higher education institution located in Arlington County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Marymount University were Registered Nursing (143 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees), and Information Technology (48 degrees).

In 2017, 1,010 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marymount University. 71.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (485 degrees), 3.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount University is $29,950, which is $9,217 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount University is $29,950, which is $9,217 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 $25,387.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,950

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Marymount University was $29,950. The cost of tuition at Marymount University is $9,217 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$25,387

2017 Value

2.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Marymount University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,387. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Marymount University grew by 2.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,825

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marymount University was of $12,825 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change 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

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Marymount University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.28% with respect to 2016, when 78% 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.

4.01%

2016 Default Rate

37

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Marymount University was 4.01%, which represents 37 out of the 923 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

Marymount University received 2,415 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.46% annual decline. Out of those 2,415 applicants, 2,228 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,375 students enrolled at Marymount University in 2017, and 51% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marymount University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,228

Accepted Out of 2,415

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marymount University was 92.3% (2,228 admissions from 2,415 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 90.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.46%, while admissions declined by -0.624%.

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SAT Scores

51%

Submission Percentage

207

Scores Submitted

51% of enrolled first-time students at Marymount University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marymount University has a total enrollment of 3,375 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount University is 2,659 students and the part-time enrollment is 716. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at Marymount University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marymount University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.7% White, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% Black or African American, 6.84% Asian, 3.44% Two or More Races, 0.326% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.296% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marymount University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (23.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.9%) and White Male (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (45.1%), followed by White Male (9.49%) and Black or African American Female (8.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marymount University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,375 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount University is 2,659 and the part-time enrollment is 716. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at Marymount University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

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 Marymount University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Marymount University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,375

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    500

  3. Black or African American

    487

The enrolled student population at Marymount University is 40.7% White, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% Black or African American, 6.84% Asian, 3.44% Two or More Races, 0.326% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.296% 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, 175 students (5.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 434 more women than men received degrees from Marymount University. The majority of degree recipients at Marymount University are white (485 degrees awarded). There were 3.46 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marymount University is Registered Nursing (143 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees) and Information Technology (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Marymount University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (100 degrees), and Health (297 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 Marymount University are Registered nurses (1,414,902 people), Physicians (532,079 people), Software developers (451,742 people), Other managers (339,138 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (338,244 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount University are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (100 degrees), Health (297 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Biology (46 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 Marymount University are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Marymount University are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (100 degrees), Health (297 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Biology (46 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 Marymount University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,054,890 people), Elementary & secondary schools (821,090 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (640,584 people), Computer Systems Design (586,760 people), and Offices of physicians (408,211 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount University are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (100 degrees), Health (297 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Biology (46 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 Marymount University.

Most Common

  1. 143 degrees awarded

  2. 96 degrees awarded

  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marymount University was Registered Nursing with 143 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 288

  2. 722

In 2017, 288 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount University, which is 0.399 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (722).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.853 times less than the 75 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 120 degrees were awarded to women at Marymount University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.22 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% of students graduating from Marymount University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 Marymount University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 5.12% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    485 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    140 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marymount University is white (485 degrees awarded). There were 3.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

3.96% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    348 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    137 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    109 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marymount University is white female (348 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (137 degrees).

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Operations

Marymount University has an endowment valued at nearly $43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $222k (0.517%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Marymount University had a total salary expenditure of $85.2M. Marymount University employs 49 Professors, 45 Associate professors, and 40 Assistant professors. Most academics at Marymount University are Female Professors (38), Female Associate professors(30), and Female Assistant professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount University are: Management, with 56 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$43M

2017 Endowment

15.1%

growth from 2016

Marymount University has an endowment valued at about $43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Marymount University grew 15.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.92M 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.16M - Federal

  2. $79.7k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Marymount University received $1.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $79.7k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$35.3M

2017 Salaries

2.11%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Marymount University paid a median of $35.3M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($85.2M) and a 2.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.66% decline from 2015 and a 2.61% 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

$12.3M

Instructional Salaries

161

Number of Employees

In 2017, Marymount University paid a total of $12.3M to 161 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

49 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

56 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marymount University were Professor with 49 employees; Associate professor with 45 employees; and Associate professor with 40 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount University were Management with 56 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marymount University was Female Professor with 38 employees, Female Associate professor with 30 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 28 employees.

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