Monmouth College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,400

3.12% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,467

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.93%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

67.1%

2,428 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,030

98.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.8%

196 Graduates

About

Monmouth College is a higher education institution located in Warren County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Monmouth College were General Business Administration & Management (77 degrees awarded), General Psychology (24 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (21 degrees).

In 2017, 354 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Monmouth College. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (222 degrees), 4.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Monmouth College is $36,400, which is $11,206 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Monmouth College is $36,400, which is $11,206 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,467.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Monmouth College was $36,400. The cost of tuition at Monmouth College is $11,206 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$18,467

2017 Value

0.779%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Monmouth College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,467. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Monmouth College grew by 0.779%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,900

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Monmouth College was of $6,900 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.77% 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

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Monmouth College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 100% 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.

7.93%

2016 Default Rate

28

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Monmouth College was 7.93%, which represents 28 out of the 353 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

Monmouth College received 2,428 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 25.2% annual decline. Out of those 2,428 applicants, 1,628 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,030 students enrolled at Monmouth College in 2017, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Monmouth College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,628

Accepted Out of 2,428

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Monmouth College was 67.1% (1,628 admissions from 2,428 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 52.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -25.2%, while admissions declined by -3.73%.

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SAT Scores

8%

Submission Percentage

21

Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at Monmouth College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Monmouth College has a total enrollment of 1,030 students. The full-time enrollment at Monmouth College is 1,016 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at Monmouth College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Monmouth College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.91% Two or More Races, 1.07% Asian, 0.194% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Monmouth College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.4%), followed by White Male (29.9%) and Black or African American Male (5.51%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Monmouth College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,030 students. The full-time enrollment at Monmouth College is 1,016 and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at Monmouth College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Monmouth College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Monmouth College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    639

  2. Black or African American

    107

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    105

The enrolled student population at Monmouth College is 62% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.91% Two or More Races, 1.07% Asian, 0.194% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 61 students (5.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 48 more women than men received degrees from Monmouth College. The majority of degree recipients at Monmouth College are white (222 degrees awarded). There were 4.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Monmouth College is General Business Administration & Management (77 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (24 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Monmouth College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), History (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 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 Monmouth College are Elementary & middle school teachers (217,016 people), Other managers (161,133 people), Postsecondary teachers (146,364 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (137,724 people), and Physicians (122,930 people).

The most specialized majors at Monmouth College are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), History (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees), Physical Sciences (16 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (23 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 Monmouth College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Monmouth College are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), History (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees), Physical Sciences (16 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (23 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 Monmouth College are Elementary & secondary schools (405,338 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,065 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (224,615 people), Computer Systems Design (118,942 people), and Legal services (107,085 people).

The most specialized majors at Monmouth College are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), History (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees), Physical Sciences (16 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (23 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 Monmouth College.

Most Common

  1. 77 degrees awarded

  2. 24 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Monmouth College was General Business Administration & Management with 77 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 153

  2. 201

In 2017, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Monmouth College, which is 0.761 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (201).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Monmouth College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Monmouth College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.791 times less than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 48% of students graduating from Monmouth College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Monmouth College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 3.57% 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

    222 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Monmouth College is white (222 degrees awarded). There were 4.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

5.37% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    129 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    93 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Monmouth College is white female (129 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (93 degrees).

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Operations

Monmouth College has an endowment valued at nearly $110M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.4M (12.2%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Monmouth College had a total salary expenditure of $38.8M. Monmouth College employs 40 Assistant professors, 29 Professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Monmouth College are Male Assistant professors (20), Female Assistant professors(20), and Female Professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monmouth College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 43 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$110M

2017 Endowment

15.8%

growth from 2016

Monmouth College has an endowment valued at about $110M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Monmouth College grew 15.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $72.6M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $156k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Monmouth College received $156k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.9M

2017 Salaries

4.94%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Monmouth College paid a median of $14.9M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($38.8M) and a 4.94% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.1% decline from 2015 and a 4.15% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.56M

Instructional Salaries

91

Number of Employees

In 2017, Monmouth College paid a total of $5.56M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

40 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

43 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Monmouth College were Assistant professor with 40 employees; Professor with 29 employees; and Professor with 17 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monmouth College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 43 employees; Service with 28 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Monmouth College was Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Monmouth College.

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