Missouri University of Science and Technology

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,286

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,874

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.49%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

79.3%

4,166 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

8,835

84.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

64%

728 Graduates

About

Missouri University of Science and Technology is a higher education institution located in Phelps County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Missouri University of Science and Technology were Mechanical Engineering (209 degrees awarded), Chemical Engineering (103 degrees), and Electrical & Electronics Engineering (101 degrees).

In 2016, 2,611 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology. 22.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,657 degrees), 18.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology is $8,286, which is $-17,570 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology is $8,286, which is $-17,570 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,874.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,286

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology was $8,286. The cost of tuition at Missouri University of Science and Technology is $-17,570 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$13,874

2016 Value

0.259%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Missouri University of Science and Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,874. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Missouri University of Science and Technology grew by 0.259%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,464

Room and Board

$830

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Missouri University of Science and Technology was of $9,464 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $830. The cost of room and board increased by 0.724% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.37% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2015, when 77% 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.

3.49%

2015 Default Rate

44

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 3.49%, which represents 44 out of the 1260 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

Missouri University of Science and Technology received 4,166 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16% annual growth. Out of those 4,166 applicants, 3,305 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.3% acceptance rate.

There were 8,835 students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2016, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Missouri University of Science and Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 44.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,305

Accepted Out of 4,166

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Missouri University of Science and Technology was 79.3% (3,305 admissions from 4,166 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 88.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 16%, while admissions grew by 4.46%.

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SAT Scores

3%

Submission Percentage

38

Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Missouri University of Science and Technology has a total enrollment of 8,835 students. The full-time enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 7,431 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,404. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Missouri University of Science and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.7% White, 3.37% Asian, 3.32% Black or African American, 3.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.351% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (62.1%), followed by White Female (18%) and Black or African American Male (2.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (25.4%), followed by White Female (4.69%) and Asian Male (1.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,835 students. The full-time enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 7,431 and the part-time enrollment is 1,404. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Missouri University of Science and Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

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 Missouri University of Science and Technology was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Missouri University of Science and Technology 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

    6,332

  2. Asian

    298

  3. Black or African American

    293

The enrolled student population at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 71.7% White, 3.37% Asian, 3.32% Black or African American, 3.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.351% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 237 students (2.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1455 fewer women than men received degrees from Missouri University of Science and Technology. The majority of degree recipients at Missouri University of Science and Technology are white (1,657 degrees awarded). There were 18.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Missouri University of Science and Technology is Mechanical Engineering (209 degrees awarded), followed by Chemical Engineering (103 degrees) and Electrical & Electronics Engineering (101 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Missouri University of Science and Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (1,704 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (277 degrees), and Physical Sciences (115 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 Missouri University of Science and Technology are Software developers, applications & systems software (845,394 people), Miscellaneous managers (579,923 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (355,844 people), Civil engineers (245,538 people), and Postsecondary teachers (223,277 people).

The most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Engineering (1,704 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (277 degrees), Physical Sciences (115 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 degrees), and Math & Statistics (26 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 Missouri University of Science and Technology are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Engineering (1,704 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (277 degrees), Physical Sciences (115 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 degrees), and Math & Statistics (26 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 Missouri University of Science and Technology are Computer Systems Design (968,758 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (478,553 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (401,347 people), Construction (292,256 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (257,884 people).

The most specialized majors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Engineering (1,704 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (277 degrees), Physical Sciences (115 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (221 degrees), and Math & Statistics (26 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 209 degrees awarded

  2. 103 degrees awarded

  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Missouri University of Science and Technology was Mechanical Engineering with 209 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,033

  2. 578

In 2016, 2,033 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri University of Science and Technology, which is 3.52 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (578).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 237 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Engineering & Industrial Management, which is 6.08 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 48 degrees were awarded to women at Missouri University of Science and Technology in General Psychology, which is 4.8 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from Missouri University of Science and Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Missouri University of Science and Technology is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, 2.06% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,657 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    90 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Missouri University of Science and Technology is white (1,657 degrees awarded). There were 18.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

3.45% of degree recipients (90 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,340 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    317 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Missouri University of Science and Technology is white male (1,340 degrees awarded). There were 4.23 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (317 degrees).

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Operations

Missouri University of Science and Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $178M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.21M (2.37%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Missouri University of Science and Technology had a total expenditure of $207M. Of that $207M, they spent $99.5M on salaries and $207M on benefits.

Missouri University of Science and Technology employs 127 Professors, 120 Assistant professors, and 118 Associate professors. Most academics at Missouri University of Science and Technology are Male Professors (107), Male Associate professors(86), and Male Assistant professors (77).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology are: Office and Administrative Support, with 232 employees, Management, with 184 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 147 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$178M

2015 Endowment

1.55%

growth from 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology has an endowment valued at about $178M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Missouri University of Science and Technology grew 1.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $93.2M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $15.6M - Federal

  2. $2.51M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Missouri University of Science and Technology received $15.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.51M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$99.5M

Salary Expenditure

$207M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Missouri University of Science and Technology had a total expenditure of $207M. Of that $207M, they spent $99.5M on salaries and $207M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Missouri University of Science and Technology as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$99.5M

2015 Salaries

6.39%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Missouri University of Science and Technology paid a median of $99.5M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($207M) and a 6.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.6% growth from 2013 and a 1.42% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.5M

Instructional Salaries

375

Number of Employees

In 2015, Missouri University of Science and Technology paid a total of $35.5M to 375 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

127 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

232 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology were Professor with 127 employees; Assistant professor with 120 employees; and Assistant professor with 118 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology were Office and Administrative Support with 232 employees; Management with 184 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 147 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology was Male Professor with 107 employees, Male Associate professor with 86 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 77 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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