Midwestern State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,216

3.66% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,777

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.48%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

74.5%

3,461 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,064

71.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

40.7%

302 Graduates

About

Midwestern State University is a higher education institution located in Wichita County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midwestern State University were Radiographer (170 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (150 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (106 degrees).

In 2016, 1,246 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern State University. 64.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (692 degrees), 4.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern State University is $5,216, which is $-14,944 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern State University is $5,216, which is $-14,944 less 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 $9,777.

In 2016, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,216

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Midwestern State University was $5,216. The cost of tuition at Midwestern State University is $-14,944 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$9,777

2016 Value

10%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Midwestern State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,777. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Midwestern State University grew by 10%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,027

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midwestern State University was of $8,027 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 8.86% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Midwestern State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.52% with respect to 2015, when 66% 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.

6.48%

2015 Default Rate

89

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern State University was 6.48%, which represents 89 out of the 1374 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

Midwestern State University received 3,461 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 21.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,461 applicants, 2,577 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.5% acceptance rate.

There were 6,064 students enrolled at Midwestern State University in 2016, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Midwestern State University has an overall enrollment yield of 28.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,577

Accepted Out of 3,461

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midwestern State University was 74.5% (2,577 admissions from 3,461 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 21.3%, while admissions grew by 18.8%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

477

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at Midwestern State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Midwestern State University has a total enrollment of 6,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern State University is 4,325 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,739. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Midwestern State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwestern State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 13.5% Black or African American, 3.68% Two or More Races, 2.97% Asian, 0.66% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.247% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwestern State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29%), followed by White Male (19.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (25.6%), followed by White Male (18.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern State University is 4,325 and the part-time enrollment is 1,739. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Midwestern State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 Midwestern State University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Midwestern State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,150

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,033

  3. Black or African American

    819

The enrolled student population at Midwestern State University is 51.9% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 13.5% Black or African American, 3.68% Two or More Races, 2.97% Asian, 0.66% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.247% 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, 28 students (0.462%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 354 more women than men received degrees from Midwestern State University. The majority of degree recipients at Midwestern State University are white (692 degrees awarded). There were 4.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern State University is Radiographer (170 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (150 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (106 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwestern State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (111 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), and History (17 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 Midwestern State University are Registered nurses (1,340,647 people), Physicians & surgeons (543,931 people), Miscellaneous managers (269,572 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (261,512 people), and Postsecondary teachers (228,050 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern State University are Interdisciplinary Studies (111 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), History (17 degrees), Health (458 degrees), and Biology (71 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 Midwestern State University are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Radiation therapists

The most specialized majors at Midwestern State University are Interdisciplinary Studies (111 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), History (17 degrees), Health (458 degrees), and Biology (71 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 Midwestern State University are Hospitals (1,986,128 people), Elementary & secondary schools (577,449 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (457,464 people), Offices of physicians (346,040 people), and Outpatient care centers (311,261 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern State University are Interdisciplinary Studies (111 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), History (17 degrees), Health (458 degrees), and Biology (71 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 170 degrees awarded

  2. 150 degrees awarded

  3. 106 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midwestern State University was Radiographer with 170 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 446

  2. 800

In 2016, 446 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern State University, which is 0.557 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (800).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern State University in Radiographer, which is 0.371 times less than the 132 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 132 degrees were awarded to women at Midwestern State University in Radiographer, which is 2.69 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 18% of students graduating from Midwestern State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midwestern State University is Male and Two or More Races (60% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    692 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    149 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern State University is white (692 degrees awarded). There were 4.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

2.57% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    456 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    236 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midwestern State University is white female (456 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (236 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern State University has an endowment valued at nearly $19.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.62M (8.3%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Midwestern State University had a total expenditure of $103M. Of that $103M, they spent $37.4M on salaries and $103M on benefits.

Midwestern State University employs 100 Assistant professors, 70 Associate professors, and 40 Professors. Most academics at Midwestern State University are Female Assistant professors (61), Male Associate professors(40), and Male Assistant professors (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 149 employees, Service, with 69 employees, and Management with 51 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.6M

2015 Endowment

6.52%

decline from 2014

Midwestern State University has an endowment valued at about $19.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern State University declined 6.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.31M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $735k - Federal

  2. $3.33M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Midwestern State University received $735k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.33M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$37.4M

Salary Expenditure

$103M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Midwestern State University had a total expenditure of $103M. Of that $103M, they spent $37.4M on salaries and $103M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Midwestern State University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$37.4M

2015 Salaries

6.56%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Midwestern State University paid a median of $37.4M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($103M) and a 6.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.143% growth from 2013 and a 1.81% 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

$16.5M

Instructional Salaries

236

Number of Employees

In 2015, Midwestern State University paid a total of $16.5M to 236 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.2% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

100 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

149 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern State University were Assistant professor with 100 employees; Associate professor with 70 employees; and Associate professor with 40 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern State University were Office and Administrative Support with 149 employees; Service with 69 employees; and Management with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern State University was Female Assistant professor with 61 employees, Male Associate professor with 40 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 39 employees.

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