Medaille College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,276

3.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,205

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11.2%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

69.2%

1,391 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,053

78% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

47.1%

145 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 (78 degrees awarded), General Psychology (38 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (23 degrees).

In 2016, 676 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Medaille College. 73.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (429 degrees), 3.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (117 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Medaille College is $27,276, which is $7,116 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Medaille College is $27,276, which is $7,116 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 $14,205.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,276

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Medaille College was $27,276. The cost of tuition at Medaille College is $7,116 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$14,205

2016 Value

9.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Medaille College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,205. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Medaille College grew by 9.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,980

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Medaille College was of $10,980 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.78% 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

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Medaille College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 8.25% with respect to 2015, when 97% 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.

11.2%

2015 Default Rate

97

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Medaille College was 11.2%, which represents 97 out of the 868 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Medaille College received 1,391 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.3% annual growth. Out of those 1,391 applicants, 963 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,053 students enrolled at Medaille College in 2016, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Medaille College has an overall enrollment yield of 33.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

963

Accepted Out of 1,391

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Medaille College was 69.2% (963 admissions from 1,391 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 69.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 5.3%, while admissions grew by 5.36%.

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SAT Scores

88%

Submission Percentage

280

Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at Medaille College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Medaille College has a total enrollment of 2,053 students. The full-time enrollment at Medaille College is 1,601 students and the part-time enrollment is 452. This means that 78% of students enrolled at Medaille College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Medaille College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.4% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 7.84% Hispanic or Latino, 2.87% Asian, 1.61% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.341% 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 (46.5%), followed by White Male (18.9%) and Black or African American Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (46.2%), followed by White Male (14.5%) and Black or African American Female (12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Medaille College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,053 students. The full-time enrollment at Medaille College is 1,601 and the part-time enrollment is 452. This means that 78% of students enrolled at Medaille College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Medaille College was 64%. 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

    1,301

  2. Black or African American

    334

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    161

The enrolled student population at Medaille College is 63.4% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 7.84% Hispanic or Latino, 2.87% Asian, 1.61% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.341% 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 54.7% 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, 158 students (7.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 320 more women than men received degrees from Medaille College. The majority of degree recipients at Medaille College are white (429 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (117 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Medaille College is General Business (78 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (38 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Police Science (23 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 (105 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 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 (2,163,058 people), Registered nurses (1,391,558 people), Accountants & auditors (1,131,540 people), Miscellaneous managers (884,691 people), and Financial managers (452,359 people).

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), Business (196 degrees), and Health (190 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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), Business (196 degrees), and Health (190 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 (3,533,244 people), Hospitals (1,982,325 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (714,820 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (696,515 people), and Banking & related activities (524,575 people).

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Psychology (66 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), Business (196 degrees), and Health (190 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 78 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Medaille College was General Business with 78 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 178

  2. 498

In 2016, 178 degrees were awarded to men at Medaille College, which is 0.357 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (498).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Medaille College in General Business, which is 0.592 times less than the 103 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 114 degrees were awarded to women at Medaille College in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 19 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 31% of students graduating from Medaille College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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 Medaille College 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, 4.83% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    429 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    117 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Medaille College is white (429 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (117 degrees).

8.88% of degree recipients (60 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    305 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    124 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Medaille College is white female (305 degrees awarded). There were 2.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (124 degrees).

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Operations

Medaille College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.28M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $34.4k (2.68%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Medaille College had a total expenditure of $36.9M. Of that $36.9M, they spent $14.6M on salaries and $36.9M on benefits.

Medaille College employs 39 Assistant professors, 23 Associate professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at Medaille College are Female Assistant professors (29), Female Associate professors(14), and Male Assistant 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 37 employees, Management, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.28M

2015 Endowment

9.41%

growth from 2014

Medaille College has an endowment valued at about $1.28M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Medaille College grew 9.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.6M 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. $1.04M - Federal

  2. $9.94k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Medaille College received $1.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.94k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$14.6M

Salary Expenditure

$36.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Medaille College had a total expenditure of $36.9M. Of that $36.9M, they spent $14.6M on salaries and $36.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Medaille College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.6M

2015 Salaries

7.06%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Medaille College paid a median of $14.6M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($36.9M) and a 7.06% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.33% decline from 2013 and a 5.95% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.28M

Instructional Salaries

75

Number of Employees

In 2015, Medaille College paid a total of $4.28M to 75 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.4% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Medaille College were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 23 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medaille College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees; Management with 31 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Medaille College was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Associate professor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

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

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