Minot State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,400

4.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,252

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.38%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

69%

709 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,216

64.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37%

161 Graduates

About

Minot State University is a higher education institution located in Ward County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Minot State University were Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (55 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (54 degrees).

In 2017, 740 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Minot State University. 66.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (494 degrees), 11.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Minot State University is $5,400, which is $-15,333 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Minot State University is $5,400, which is $-15,333 less 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 $10,252.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Minot State University was $5,400. The cost of tuition at Minot State University is $-15,333 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,252

2017 Value

2.65%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Minot State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,252. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Minot State University grew by 2.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,214

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Minot State University was of $7,214 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 1.09% 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

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Minot State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 58% 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.

8.38%

2016 Default Rate

57

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Minot State University was 8.38%, which represents 57 out of the 680 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

Minot State University received 709 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 16.2% annual decline. Out of those 709 applicants, 489 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69% acceptance rate.

There were 3,216 students enrolled at Minot State University in 2017, and 12% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Minot State University has an overall enrollment yield of 76.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

489

Accepted Out of 709

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Minot State University was 69% (489 admissions from 709 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 59.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -16.2%, while admissions declined by -3.36%.

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SAT Scores

12%

Submission Percentage

44

Scores Submitted

12% of enrolled first-time students at Minot State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Minot State University has a total enrollment of 3,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Minot State University is 2,062 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,154. This means that 64.1% of students enrolled at Minot State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Minot State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.5% White, 6.87% Hispanic or Latino, 5.72% Black or African American, 3.95% Two or More Races, 1.83% Asian, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Minot State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.5%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (42.7%), followed by White Male (15.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Minot State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Minot State University is 2,062 and the part-time enrollment is 1,154. This means that 64.1% of students enrolled at Minot State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

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 Minot State University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Minot 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

    2,235

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    221

  3. Black or African American

    184

The enrolled student population at Minot State University is 69.5% White, 6.87% Hispanic or Latino, 5.72% Black or African American, 3.95% Two or More Races, 1.83% Asian, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.28% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 54 students (1.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 238 more women than men received degrees from Minot State University. The majority of degree recipients at Minot State University are white (494 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Minot State University is Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (55 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (54 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Minot State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (163 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), and Protective Services (46 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 Minot State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,071,132 people), Accountants & auditors (1,127,896 people), Other managers (711,391 people), Financial managers (448,663 people), and Secondary school teachers (356,710 people).

The most specialized majors at Minot State University are Education (163 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Math & Statistics (12 degrees), and Business (219 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minot State University are Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Minot State University are Education (163 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Math & Statistics (12 degrees), and Business (219 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 Minot State University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,194,158 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (573,680 people), Banking & related activities (531,947 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (493,665 people), and Computer Systems Design (489,676 people).

The most specialized majors at Minot State University are Education (163 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Math & Statistics (12 degrees), and Business (219 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 Minot State University.

Most Common

  1. 56 degrees awarded

  2. 55 degrees awarded

  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Minot State University was Registered Nursing with 56 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 251

  2. 489

In 2017, 251 degrees were awarded to men at Minot State University, which is 0.513 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (489).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Minot State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Minot State University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 17.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from Minot State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Minot State University is Female and Asian (100% 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, 3.11% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    494 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Minot State University is white (494 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (43 degrees).

2.16% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    358 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    136 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Minot State University is white female (358 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (136 degrees).

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Operations

Minot State University has an endowment valued at nearly $23.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $217k (0.912%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Minot State University had a total salary expenditure of $59.4M. Minot State University employs 50 Assistant professors, 38 Professors, and 37 Instructors. Most academics at Minot State University are Female Instructors (29), Female Assistant professors(26), and Male Professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minot State University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Research with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$23.8M

2017 Endowment

30%

growth from 2016

Minot State University has an endowment valued at about $23.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Minot State University grew 30% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.35M 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. $4.15M - Federal

  2. $1.62M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Minot State University received $4.15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.62M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$25.5M

2017 Salaries

4.37%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Minot State University paid a median of $25.5M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($59.4M) and a 4.37% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.14% decline from 2015 and a 3.27% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.2M

Instructional Salaries

157

Number of Employees

In 2017, Minot State University paid a total of $10.2M to 157 employees working as instructors, which represents 40% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Minot State University were Assistant professor with 50 employees; Professor with 38 employees; and Professor with 37 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minot State University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 53 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; and Research with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Minot State University was Female Instructor with 29 employees, Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Male Professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Minot State University.

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