McDaniel College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$41,800

3.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,652

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.64%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

85%

2,814 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,816

59.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

67.6%

276 Graduates

About

McDaniel College is a higher education institution located in Carroll County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at McDaniel College were General Health & Physical Education (53 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees), and General Psychology (42 degrees).

In 2017, 898 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at McDaniel College. 66% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (653 degrees), 5.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (123 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at McDaniel College is $41,800, which is $16,606 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at McDaniel College is $41,800, which is $16,606 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,652.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at McDaniel College was $41,800. The cost of tuition at McDaniel College is $16,606 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$22,652

2017 Value

2.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 McDaniel College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,652. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of McDaniel College grew by 2.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,700

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at McDaniel College was of $8,700 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.96% 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

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at McDaniel College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.04% with respect to 2016, when 98% 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.

4.64%

2016 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at McDaniel College was 4.64%, which represents 23 out of the 496 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

McDaniel College received 2,814 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 17.1% annual growth. Out of those 2,814 applicants, 2,392 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85% acceptance rate.

There were 2,816 students enrolled at McDaniel College in 2017, and 64% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

McDaniel College has an overall enrollment yield of 18.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,392

Accepted Out of 2,814

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of McDaniel College was 85% (2,392 admissions from 2,814 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 78.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 17.1%, while admissions grew by 27.5%.

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SAT Scores

64%

Submission Percentage

289

Scores Submitted

64% of enrolled first-time students at McDaniel College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

McDaniel College has a total enrollment of 2,816 students. The full-time enrollment at McDaniel College is 1,670 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,146. This means that 59.3% of students enrolled at McDaniel College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at McDaniel College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.4% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 4.83% Hispanic or Latino, 2.52% Two or More Races, 2.17% Asian, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.071% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at McDaniel College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (32.7%), followed by White Female (32.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (48.5%), followed by White Male (20%) and Black or African American Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at McDaniel College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,816 students. The full-time enrollment at McDaniel College is 1,670 and the part-time enrollment is 1,146. This means that 59.3% of students enrolled at McDaniel College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

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 McDaniel College was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), McDaniel College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,010

  2. Black or African American

    356

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    136

The enrolled student population at McDaniel College is 71.4% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 4.83% Hispanic or Latino, 2.52% Two or More Races, 2.17% Asian, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.071% 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, 104 students (3.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 288 more women than men received degrees from McDaniel College. The majority of degree recipients at McDaniel College are white (653 degrees awarded). There were 5.31 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (123 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at McDaniel College is General Health & Physical Education (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees) and General Psychology (42 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at McDaniel College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (427 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 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 McDaniel College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,920,209 people), Secondary school teachers (328,949 people), Education administrators (268,865 people), Postsecondary teachers (152,000 people), and Other managers (150,923 people).

The most specialized majors at McDaniel College are Education (427 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (17 degrees), and History (18 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 McDaniel College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at McDaniel College are Education (427 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (17 degrees), and History (18 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 McDaniel College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,812,145 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (326,546 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (170,925 people), Legal services (114,503 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (101,955 people).

The most specialized majors at McDaniel College are Education (427 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (17 degrees), and History (18 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 McDaniel College.

Most Common

  1. 53 degrees awarded

  2. 43 degrees awarded

  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at McDaniel College was General Health & Physical Education with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 305

  2. 593

In 2017, 305 degrees were awarded to men at McDaniel College, which is 0.514 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (593).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded to men at McDaniel College in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 0.318 times less than the 107 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 107 degrees were awarded to women at McDaniel College in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 3.15 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 63% of students graduating from McDaniel College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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 McDaniel College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 1.09% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    653 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    123 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at McDaniel College is white (653 degrees awarded). There were 5.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (123 degrees).

5.57% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    413 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    240 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at McDaniel College is white female (413 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (240 degrees).

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Operations

McDaniel College has an endowment valued at nearly $121M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.9M (14%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, McDaniel College had a total expenditure of $64.4M. Of that $64.4M, they spent $25.5M on salaries and $64.4M on benefits.

McDaniel College employs 39 Professors, 38 Associate professors, and 28 Lecturers. Most academics at McDaniel College are Male Professors (21), Female Associate professors(21), and Female Lecturers (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at McDaniel College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 48 employees, and Management with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$121M

2017 Endowment

9.74%

growth from 2016

McDaniel College has an endowment valued at about $121M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of McDaniel College grew 9.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $83.6M 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $355k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, McDaniel College received $355k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$25.5M

Salary Expenditure

$64.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, McDaniel College had a total expenditure of $64.4M. Of that $64.4M, they spent $25.5M on salaries and $64.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$25.5M

2017 Salaries

2.19%

growth from 2016

In 2017, McDaniel College paid a median of $25.5M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($64.4M) and a 2.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.96% decline from 2015 and a 4.7% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.37M

Instructional Salaries

132

Number of Employees

In 2017, McDaniel College paid a total of $8.37M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

57 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at McDaniel College were Professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 38 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at McDaniel College were Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees; and Management with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at McDaniel College was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Lecturer with 18 employees.

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

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