Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,800

3.66% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,329

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

64.9%

2,187,994 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,330,567

67.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

52.4%

185,685 Graduates

About

In 2016, 827,897 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs. 60.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (473,648 degrees), 4.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (99226 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,329.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

This chart compares the tuition costs of Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs (in red) with those of other similar universities.

Average Net Price

$18,329

2016 Value

4.09%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,329. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs grew by 4.09%.

This chart compares the average net price of Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

Other Student Expenses

$9,600

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was of $9,600 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.809% 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

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

Admissions

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs received 2,187,994 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.91% annual growth. Out of those 2,187,994 applicants, 1,419,639 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.9% acceptance rate.

There were 3,330,567 students enrolled at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in 2016, and 49.8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs has an overall enrollment yield of 25.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,419,639

Accepted Out of 2,187,994

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was 64.9% (1,419,639 admissions from 2,187,994 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.91%, while admissions grew by 5.75%.

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SAT Scores

49.8%

Submission Percentage

160,618

Scores Submitted

49.8% of enrolled first-time students at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs has a total enrollment of 3,330,567 students. The full-time enrollment at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is 2,252,712 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,077,855. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.3% White, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 13% Black or African American, 5.11% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.543% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.272% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31.7%), followed by White Male (23.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.4%), followed by White Male (17.3%) and Black or African American Female (8.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,807,812

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    479,349

  3. Black or African American

    431,539

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, 176,696 students (5.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 170029 more women than men received degrees from Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs. The majority of degree recipients at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are white (473,648 degrees awarded). There were 4.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (99226 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is General Business Administration & Management (53,745 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (36,181 degrees) and General Psychology (32,895 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (97,194 degrees awarded), Library Science (1,788 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19,262 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,963,062 people), Social workers (328,133 people), Secondary school teachers (314,955 people), Education administrators (289,659 people), and Counselors (275,125 people).

The most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Education (97,194 degrees awarded), Library Science (1,788 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19,262 degrees), Psychology (44,654 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24,348 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Education (97,194 degrees awarded), Library Science (1,788 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19,262 degrees), Psychology (44,654 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24,348 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Elementary & secondary schools (3,025,588 people), Hospitals (363,070 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (360,127 people), Individual & family services (258,381 people), and Outpatient care centers (211,169 people).

The most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Education (97,194 degrees awarded), Library Science (1,788 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19,262 degrees), Psychology (44,654 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24,348 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

Most Common

  1. 53745 degrees awarded

  2. 36181 degrees awarded

  3. 32895 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was General Business Administration & Management with 53745 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 328,934

  2. 498,963

In 2016, 328,934 degrees were awarded to men at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs, which is 0.659 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (498,963).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 48905 degrees were awarded to men at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.06 times more than the 46301 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 46301 degrees were awarded to women at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.947 times less than the 48905 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 31% of students graduating from Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (64.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is Female and Asian (64.7% 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, 4.21% of graduates (7816 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    473,648 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    99,226 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    94,150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is white (473,648 degrees awarded). There were 4.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (99226 degrees).

5.83% of degree recipients (48,250 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    286,702 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    186,946 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    62,296 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is white female (286,702 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (186,946 degrees).

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Operations

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs has an endowment valued at nearly $37.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $637M (1.71k%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had a total expenditure of $112M. Of that $112M, they spent $49.4M on salaries and $112M on benefits.

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs employs 27,998 Assistant professors, 27,224 Professors, and 27,189 Associate professors. Most academics at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Male Professors (17,067), Female Assistant professors(15,467), and Male Associate professors (13,933).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44109 employees, Management, with 31417 employees, and Service with 24279 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37.1M

2015 Endowment

0.218%

growth from 2014

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.13B - Federal

  2. $940M - State

  3. $74.3M - Local

As of 2015, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs received $1.13B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $940M from state grants and contracts, and $74.3M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$49.4M

Salary Expenditure

$112M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had a total expenditure of $112M. Of that $112M, they spent $49.4M on salaries and $112M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$49.4M

2015 Salaries

4.09%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs paid a median of $49.4M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 4.09% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.902% growth from 2013 and a 3.23% growth from 2012.

Instructional Salaries

$7.73B

Instructional Salaries

103,011

Number of Employees

In 2015, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs paid a total of $7.73B to 103,011 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

27998 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44109 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs were Assistant professor with 27,998 employees; Professor with 27,224 employees; and Professor with 27,189 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs were Office and Administrative Support with 44,109 employees; Management with 31,417 employees; and Service with 24,279 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was Male Professor with 17,067 employees, Female Assistant professor with 15,467 employees, and Male Associate professor with 13,933 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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