Marymount University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,900

3.58% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,719

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.85%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

90.5%

2,476 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,369

79.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

52%

216 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 (160 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (98 degrees), and Information Technology (54 degrees).

In 2016, 1,052 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marymount University. 74% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (514 degrees), 3.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (157 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount University is $28,900, which is $8,740 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount University is $28,900, which is $8,740 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,719.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,900

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Marymount University was $28,900. The cost of tuition at Marymount University is $8,740 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$24,719

2016 Value

1.16%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Marymount University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,719. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Marymount University grew by 1.16%.

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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 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.825% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Marymount University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2015, when 77% 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.

3.85%

2015 Default Rate

36

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Marymount University was 3.85%, which represents 36 out of the 936 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 2,476 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.75% annual decline. Out of those 2,476 applicants, 2,242 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,369 students enrolled at Marymount University in 2016, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marymount University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,242

Accepted Out of 2,476

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marymount University was 90.5% (2,242 admissions from 2,476 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 68.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -7.75%, while admissions grew by 22%.

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SAT Scores

52%

Submission Percentage

229

Scores Submitted

52% of enrolled first-time students at Marymount University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marymount University has a total enrollment of 3,369 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount University is 2,666 students and the part-time enrollment is 703. This means that 79.1% of students enrolled at Marymount University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marymount University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.5% White, 14.9% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Black or African American, 6.65% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.445% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.327% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marymount University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.9%), followed by White Male (13.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (43.5%), followed by White Male (10.7%) and Black or African American Female (8.86%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marymount University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,369 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount University is 2,666 and the part-time enrollment is 703. This means that 79.1% of students enrolled at Marymount University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 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 79%. 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

    1,466

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    501

  3. Black or African American

    489

The enrolled student population at Marymount University is 43.5% White, 14.9% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Black or African American, 6.65% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.445% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.327% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 130 students (3.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 506 more women than men received degrees from Marymount University. The majority of degree recipients at Marymount University are white (514 degrees awarded). There were 3.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (157 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marymount University is Registered Nursing (160 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (98 degrees) and Information Technology (54 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 (130 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (62 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 (1,311,690 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (456,100 people), Miscellaneous managers (387,965 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (371,307 people), and Postsecondary teachers (248,231 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount University are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees), Health (311 degrees), and English (20 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 Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dental hygienists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Marymount University are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees), Health (311 degrees), and English (20 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 Marymount University are Hospitals (1,680,273 people), Elementary & secondary schools (865,832 people), Computer Systems Design (632,154 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (539,945 people), and Outpatient care centers (332,125 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount University are Psychology (130 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (62 degrees), Health (311 degrees), and English (20 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 160 degrees awarded

  2. 98 degrees awarded

  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marymount University was Registered Nursing with 160 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 273

  2. 779

In 2016, 273 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount University, which is 0.35 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (779).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount University in Information Technology, which is 2 times more than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 144 degrees were awarded to women at Marymount University in Registered Nursing, which is 9 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 35% of students graduating from Marymount University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% 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 (67.2%).

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, 2.78% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    514 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    157 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marymount University is white (514 degrees awarded). There were 3.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (157 degrees).

4.18% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    394 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    120 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    117 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marymount University is white female (394 degrees awarded). There were 3.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (120 degrees).

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Operations

Marymount University has an endowment valued at nearly $37.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $220k (0.586%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Marymount University had a total expenditure of $80.5M. Of that $80.5M, they spent $35.9M on salaries and $80.5M on benefits.

Marymount University employs 44 Professors, 44 Assistant professors, and 42 Associate professors. Most academics at Marymount University are Female Professors (34), Female Assistant professors(31), and Female Associate professors (29).

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 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37.5M

2015 Endowment

0.845%

decline from 2014

Marymount University has an endowment valued at about $37.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Marymount University declined 0.845% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.61M 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. $920k - Federal

  2. $106k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Marymount University received $920k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $106k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$35.9M

Salary Expenditure

$80.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Marymount University had a total expenditure of $80.5M. Of that $80.5M, they spent $35.9M on salaries and $80.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$35.9M

2015 Salaries

2.61%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Marymount University paid a median of $35.9M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($80.5M) and a 2.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.44% decline from 2013 and a 5.45% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.9M

Instructional Salaries

160

Number of Employees

In 2015, Marymount University paid a total of $11.9M to 160 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

44 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

56 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marymount University were Professor with 44 employees; Assistant professor with 44 employees; and Assistant professor with 42 employees.

In 2016, 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 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marymount University was Female Professor with 34 employees, Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Female Associate professor with 29 employees.

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

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