Minot State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,192

2.51% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,987

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.43%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

59.8%

846 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,412

62.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.4%

199 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 (74 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (51 degrees).

In 2016, 753 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Minot State University. 67.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (519 degrees), 19.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Minot State University is $5,192, which is $-14,968 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Minot State University is $5,192, which is $-14,968 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 $9,987.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,192

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Minot State University was $5,192. The cost of tuition at Minot State University is $-14,968 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$9,987

2016 Value

7.15%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Minot State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,987. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Minot State University grew by 7.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,136

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Minot State University was of $7,136 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 3.5% 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

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Minot State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.69% with respect to 2015, when 59% 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.

7.43%

2015 Default Rate

52

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Minot State University was 7.43%, which represents 52 out of the 700 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 846 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.714% annual growth. Out of those 846 applicants, 506 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,412 students enrolled at Minot State University in 2016, and 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Minot State University has an overall enrollment yield of 71.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

506

Accepted Out of 846

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Minot State University was 59.8% (506 admissions from 846 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 56.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 0.714%, while admissions grew by 6.08%.

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SAT Scores

15%

Submission Percentage

53

Scores Submitted

15% of enrolled first-time students at Minot State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Minot State University has a total enrollment of 3,412 students. The full-time enrollment at Minot State University is 2,132 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,280. This means that 62.5% of students enrolled at Minot State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Minot State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.4% White, 6.92% Hispanic or Latino, 5.72% Black or African American, 4.07% Two or More Races, 2.02% Asian, 1.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.322% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Minot State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.8%), followed by White Male (21.5%) and Black or African American Male (3.96%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (26.1%), followed by White Male (14.4%) and Black or African American Male (5.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Minot State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,412 students. The full-time enrollment at Minot State University is 2,132 and the part-time enrollment is 1,280. This means that 62.5% of students enrolled at Minot 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 Minot State University was 70%. 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

    2,265

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    236

  3. Black or African American

    195

The enrolled student population at Minot State University is 66.4% White, 6.92% Hispanic or Latino, 5.72% Black or African American, 4.07% Two or More Races, 2.02% Asian, 1.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.322% 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, 62 students (1.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 261 more women than men received degrees from Minot State University. The majority of degree recipients at Minot State University are white (519 degrees awarded). There were 19.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Minot State University is Registered Nursing (74 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (51 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 (175 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), and History (14 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 (2,096,530 people), Accountants & auditors (1,103,500 people), Miscellaneous managers (803,508 people), Financial managers (441,514 people), and Secondary school teachers (363,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Minot State University are Education (175 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), History (14 degrees), Business (237 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Minot State University are Education (175 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), History (14 degrees), Business (237 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 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 (3,255,744 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (603,645 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (570,306 people), Banking & related activities (509,396 people), and Hospitals (507,275 people).

The most specialized majors at Minot State University are Education (175 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), History (14 degrees), Business (237 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 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. 74 degrees awarded

  2. 57 degrees awarded

  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Minot State University was Registered Nursing with 74 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 246

  2. 507

In 2016, 246 degrees were awarded to men at Minot State University, which is 0.485 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (507).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Minot State University in General Management Information Systems, which is 3 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 64 degrees were awarded to women at Minot State University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.4 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 14% of students graduating from Minot State University 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 42% 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 (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, 3.52% 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

    519 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Minot State University is white (519 degrees awarded). There were 19.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

2.26% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    362 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    157 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Minot State University is white female (362 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (157 degrees).

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Operations

Minot State University has an endowment valued at nearly $17.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $40.2k (0.225%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Minot State University had a total expenditure of $56.6M. Of that $56.6M, they spent $27.8M on salaries and $56.6M on benefits.

Minot State University employs 67 Assistant professors, 38 Instructors, and 37 Professors. Most academics at Minot State University are Male Assistant professors (36), Female Assistant professors(31), and Female Instructors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minot State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 64 employees, Service, with 36 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.8M

2015 Endowment

11.1%

growth from 2014

Minot State University has an endowment valued at about $17.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Minot State University grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11M 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. $4.79M - Federal

  2. $1.42M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Minot State University received $4.79M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.42M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$27.8M

Salary Expenditure

$56.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Minot State University had a total expenditure of $56.6M. Of that $56.6M, they spent $27.8M on salaries and $56.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$27.8M

2015 Salaries

3.27%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Minot State University paid a median of $27.8M in salaries, which represents 49.1% of their overall expenditure ($56.6M) and a 3.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.35% growth from 2013 and a 1.47% 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

$11M

Instructional Salaries

176

Number of Employees

In 2015, Minot State University paid a total of $11M to 176 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% 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

67 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

64 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Minot State University were Assistant professor with 67 employees; Instructor with 38 employees; and Instructor with 37 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minot State University were Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees; Service with 36 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Minot State University was Male Assistant professor with 36 employees, Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Female Instructor with 30 employees.

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

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