Medaille College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,360

3.97% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,980

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.5%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

74.5%

1,217 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,198

92.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

43.9%

118 Graduates

About

Medaille College is a higher education institution located in Erie County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Medaille College were General Business (53 degrees awarded), General Psychology (38 degrees), and Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (29 degrees).

In 2017, 590 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Medaille College. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (366 degrees), 3.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Medaille College is $28,360, which is $7,627 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Medaille College is $28,360, which is $7,627 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 $11,980.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,360

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Medaille College was $28,360. The cost of tuition at Medaille College is $7,627 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$11,980

2017 Value

15.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Medaille College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,980. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Medaille College grew by 15.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,290

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Medaille College was of $11,290 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.82% 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

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Medaille College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.62% with respect to 2016, when 89% 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.

11.5%

2016 Default Rate

97

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Medaille College was 11.5%, which represents 97 out of the 847 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

Medaille College received 1,217 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 12.5% annual decline. Out of those 1,217 applicants, 907 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,198 students enrolled at Medaille College in 2017, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Medaille College has an overall enrollment yield of 39.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

907

Accepted Out of 1,217

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Medaille College was 74.5% (907 admissions from 1,217 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 69.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -12.5%, while admissions declined by -5.82%.

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SAT Scores

79%

Submission Percentage

285

Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at Medaille College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Medaille College has a total enrollment of 2,198 students. The full-time enrollment at Medaille College is 2,031 students and the part-time enrollment is 167. This means that 92.4% of students enrolled at Medaille College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Medaille College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.2% White, 19.5% Black or African American, 2.68% Asian, 2.18% Hispanic or Latino, 1.59% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.182% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Medaille College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (49.7%), followed by White Male (17.8%) and Black or African American Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (49.4%), followed by White Male (16.9%) and Black or African American Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Medaille College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,198 students. The full-time enrollment at Medaille College is 2,031 and the part-time enrollment is 167. This means that 92.4% of students enrolled at Medaille College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 Medaille College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Medaille College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,476

  2. Black or African American

    429

  3. Asian

    59

The enrolled student population at Medaille College is 67.2% White, 19.5% Black or African American, 2.68% Asian, 2.18% Hispanic or Latino, 1.59% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.182% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 244 more women than men received degrees from Medaille College. The majority of degree recipients at Medaille College are white (366 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Medaille College is General Business (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (38 degrees) and Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (29 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Medaille College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (95 degrees), and Business (169 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 Medaille College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,181,805 people), Registered nurses (1,467,412 people), Accountants & auditors (1,153,230 people), Other managers (791,490 people), and Financial managers (457,981 people).

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (95 degrees), Business (169 degrees), Protective Services (26 degrees), and Health (163 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 Medaille College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (95 degrees), Business (169 degrees), Protective Services (26 degrees), and Health (163 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 Medaille College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,547,701 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,947,389 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (751,168 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (547,338 people), and Banking & related activities (546,006 people).

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (95 degrees), Business (169 degrees), Protective Services (26 degrees), and Health (163 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 Medaille College.

Most Common

  1. 53 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Medaille College was General Business with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 173

  2. 417

In 2017, 173 degrees were awarded to men at Medaille College, which is 0.415 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (417).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Medaille College in General Business, which is 1.11 times more than the 54 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 83 degrees were awarded to women at Medaille College in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 5.93 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 33% of students graduating from Medaille College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (62.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Medaille College is Male and White (62.3% 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, 2.54% 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

    366 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    96 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Medaille College is white (366 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

8.81% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    257 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    109 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Medaille College is white female (257 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (109 degrees).

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Operations

Medaille College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.45M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $226k (15.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Medaille College had a total salary expenditure of $36.3M. Medaille College employs 34 Assistant professors, 25 Associate professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at Medaille College are Female Assistant professors (25), Female Associate professors(17), and Male Professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medaille College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 44 employees, Management, with 26 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.45M

2017 Endowment

10.6%

growth from 2016

Medaille College has an endowment valued at about $1.45M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Medaille College grew 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.7M lower 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. $658k - Federal

  2. $6.62k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Medaille College received $658k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.62k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15M

2017 Salaries

0.53%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Medaille College paid a median of $15M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($36.3M) and a 0.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.35% growth from 2015 and a 7.06% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.28M

Instructional Salaries

72

Number of Employees

In 2017, Medaille College paid a total of $4.28M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

34 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Medaille College were Assistant professor with 34 employees; Associate professor with 25 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medaille College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees; Management with 26 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Medaille College was Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Professor with 10 employees.

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

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