Midwestern University-Downers Grove

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2019 Default Rate
0.0567%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,758
98.4% Full-Time

About

Midwestern University-Downers Grove is a higher education institution located in DuPage County, IL. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Midwestern University-Downers Grove were Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (193 degrees awarded), Dentistry (129 degrees), and Pharmacy (126 degrees).

In 2022, 834 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern University-Downers Grove. 64% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (506 degrees), 2.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (198 degrees).

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.0567%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern University-Downers Grove was 0.0567%, which represents 1 out of the 1765 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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Enrollment

Midwestern University-Downers Grove had a total enrollment of 2,758 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is 2,714 students and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwestern University-Downers Grove, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.9% White, 26.4% Asian, 7.58% Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% Two or More Races, 3.15% Black or African American, 0.0363% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0363% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.7%), followed by White Male (19.4%) and Asian Female (17.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,758 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is 2,714 and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,569 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    729 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    209 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is 56.9% White, 26.4% Asian, 7.58% Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% Two or More Races, 3.15% Black or African American, 0.0363% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0363% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 43 students (1.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 234 more women than men received degrees from Midwestern University-Downers Grove. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is white (506 degrees awarded). There were 2.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (198 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (193 degrees awarded), followed by Dentistry (129 degrees) and Pharmacy (126 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwestern University-Downers Grove, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (714 degrees awarded), Biology (90 degrees), and Psychology (30 degrees).

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 University-Downers Grove are Registered nurses (1,512,748 people), Physicians (532,967 people), Other managers (245,859 people), Medical & health services managers (230,045 people), and Postsecondary teachers (213,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in 2022 are Health (714 degrees awarded), Biology (90 degrees), and Psychology (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 University-Downers Grove are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Health (714 degrees awarded), Biology (90 degrees), and Psychology (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,073,911 people), Elementary & secondary schools (682,496 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (531,144 people), Outpatient care centers (465,268 people), and Offices of physicians (427,398 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Health (714 degrees awarded), Biology (90 degrees), and Psychology (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Midwestern University-Downers Grove.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 202 degrees awarded
  2. 171 degrees awarded
  3. 129 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Midwestern University-Downers Grove was Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy with 202 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Midwestern University-Downers Grove according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

300
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
534
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 300 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern University-Downers Grove, which is 0.562 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (534).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 1.08 times more than the 93 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 0.93 times less than the 100 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    506 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    198 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is white (506 degrees awarded). There were 2.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (198 degrees).

2.04% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    324 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    182 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    121 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is white female (324 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (182 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern University-Downers Grove has an endowment valued at nearly $6.48M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−79%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Midwestern University-Downers Grove had a total salary expenditure of 163M. Midwestern University-Downers Grove employs 85 Assistant professors, 40 Associate professors and 25 Professors. Most academics at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Male Assistant professor (43), Female Assistant professor (42), and Female Associate professor (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are: Office and Administrative Support, with 81 employees, Management, with 79 employees, and Service with 58 employees.

Endowment

$6.48M
2022 Endowment
14.8%
growth from 2021

Midwestern University-Downers Grove has an endowment valued at about $6.48M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern University-Downers Grove grew 14.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.16M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$79.6M
2022 Salaries
0.638%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Midwestern University-Downers Grove paid a median of $79.6M in salaries, which represents 49% of their overall expenditure ($163M) and a 0.638% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23.2M
Instructional Salaries
154
Number of Employees

In 2022, Midwestern University-Downers Grove paid a total of $23.2M to 154 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
81 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove were Assistant professor with 85 employees, Associate professor with 40 employees, and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove were Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees, Management with 79 employees, and Service with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove was Male Assistant professor with 43 employees, Female Assistant professor with 42 employees, and Female Associate professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Midwestern University-Downers Grove.

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