Midwestern University-Downers Grove

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2016 Student Loan

0.119%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,971

98.4% Full-Time

About

Midwestern University-Downers Grove is a higher education institution located in DuPage County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midwestern University-Downers Grove were .

In 2017, 885 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern University-Downers Grove. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (571 degrees), 2.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (204 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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In N/A Midwestern University-Downers Grove had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Midwestern University-Downers Grove grew by N/A.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Midwestern University-Downers Grove received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.

0.119%

2016 Default Rate

2

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern University-Downers Grove was 0.119%, which represents 2 out of the 1682 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 has a total enrollment of 2,971 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is 2,922 students and the part-time enrollment is 49. 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 60.7% White, 25.9% Asian, 4.17% Hispanic or Latino, 3.87% Two or More Races, 2.12% Black or African American, 0.168% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (36.4%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Asian Female (14.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern University-Downers Grove, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,971 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is 2,922 and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 University-Downers Grove was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Midwestern University-Downers Grove had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,803

  2. Asian

    770

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    124

The enrolled student population at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is 60.7% White, 25.9% Asian, 4.17% Hispanic or Latino, 3.87% Two or More Races, 2.12% Black or African American, 0.168% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.135% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 51 students (1.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 155 more women than men received degrees from Midwestern University-Downers Grove. The majority of degree recipients at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are white (571 degrees awarded). There were 2.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (204 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (754 degrees awarded), Biology (93 degrees), and Psychology (38 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 University-Downers Grove are Registered nurses (1,401,906 people), Physicians (517,846 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (250,103 people), Postsecondary teachers (212,461 people), and Other managers (211,272 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Health (754 degrees awarded), Biology (93 degrees), and Psychology (38 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 University-Downers Grove are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Health (754 degrees awarded), Biology (93 degrees), and Psychology (38 degrees).

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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 (1,985,473 people), Elementary & secondary schools (640,900 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (500,881 people), Offices of physicians (390,096 people), and Outpatient care centers (380,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Health (754 degrees awarded), Biology (93 degrees), and Psychology (38 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 Midwestern University-Downers Grove.

Most Common

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 365

  2. 520

In 2017, 365 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern University-Downers Grove, which is 0.702 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (520).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Midwestern University-Downers Grove by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in Osteopathic Medicine, which is 2.03 times more than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 129 degrees were awarded to women at Midwestern University-Downers Grove in Pharmacy, which is 1.82 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    571 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    204 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is white (571 degrees awarded). There were 2.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (204 degrees).

1.69% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    347 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    224 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midwestern University-Downers Grove is white female (347 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (224 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern University-Downers Grove has an endowment valued at nearly $4.63M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27.4M (593%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Midwestern University-Downers Grove had a total salary expenditure of $144M. Midwestern University-Downers Grove employs 80 Assistant professors, 46 Associate professors, and 35 No academic ranks. Most academics at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are Female Assistant professors (46), Male Assistant professors(34), and Female Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove are: Office and Administrative Support, with 83 employees, Service, with 83 employees, and Management with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.63M

2017 Endowment

10.5%

growth from 2016

Midwestern University-Downers Grove has an endowment valued at about $4.63M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern University-Downers Grove grew 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.47M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.2M - Federal

  2. $969k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Midwestern University-Downers Grove received $1.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $969k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$74M

2017 Salaries

6.21%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Midwestern University-Downers Grove paid a median of $74M in salaries, which represents 51.2% of their overall expenditure ($144M) and a 6.21% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.9% growth from 2015 and a 11.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.9M

Instructional Salaries

191

Number of Employees

In 2017, Midwestern University-Downers Grove paid a total of $19.9M to 191 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $17.5M (13.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

80 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

83 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove were Assistant professor with 80 employees; Associate professor with 46 employees; and Associate professor with 35 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove were Office and Administrative Support with 83 employees; Service with 83 employees; and Management with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern University-Downers Grove was Female Assistant professor with 46 employees, Male Assistant professor with 34 employees, and Female Associate professor with 28 employees.

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

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