Moravian College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$45,321
3.99% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$29,936
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
80.1%
2,337 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,605
79.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
69.5%
266 Graduates

About

Moravian College is a higher education institution located in Northampton County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Moravian College were Registered Nursing (82 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (59 degrees), and General Health Services (44 degrees).

In 2020, 622 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Moravian College. 67.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (432 degrees), 5.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Moravian College is $45,321, which is $16,921 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Moravian College is $45,321, which is $16,921 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,936.

In 2020, 90% of undergraduate students attending Moravian College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,321
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Moravian College was $45,321. The cost of tuition at Moravian College is $16,921 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$29,936
2020 Value
1.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Moravian College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,936. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Moravian College grew by 1.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,151
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Moravian College was of $12,151 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 5.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Moravian College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2019, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Moravian College received 2,337 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.87% annual growth. Out of those 2,337 applicants, 1,872 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,605 students enrolled at Moravian College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Moravian College has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,872
Accepted Out of 2,337

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Moravian College was 80.1% (1,872 admissions from 2,337 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 75.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 9.87%, while admissions grew by 17.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Moravian College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Moravian College has a total enrollment of 2,605 students. The full-time enrollment at Moravian College is 2,066 students and the part-time enrollment is 539. This means that 79.3% of students enrolled at Moravian College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Moravian College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.1% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.07% Black or African American, 2.46% Asian, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Moravian College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.7%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.5%), followed by White Male (13.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Moravian College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,605 students. The full-time enrollment at Moravian College is 2,066 and the part-time enrollment is 539. This means that 79.3% of students enrolled at Moravian College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2020 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 Moravian College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Moravian College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,827
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    282
  3. Black or African American
    80

The enrolled student population at Moravian College is 70.1% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.07% Black or African American, 2.46% Asian, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.23% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 229 students (8.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 216 more women than men received degrees from Moravian College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Moravian College is white (432 degrees awarded). There were 5.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Moravian College is Registered Nursing (82 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (59 degrees) and General Health Services (44 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Moravian College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Theology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (67 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 Moravian College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (383,894 people), Other managers (269,012 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (231,973 people), Postsecondary teachers (179,318 people), and Clergy (127,200 people).

The most specialized majors at Moravian College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Theology (10 degrees), Social Sciences (67 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and English (14 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 Moravian College are Surgeons, Aerospace engineers, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Moravian College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Theology (10 degrees), Social Sciences (67 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and English (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 Moravian College are Elementary & secondary schools (484,949 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (378,529 people), Legal services (307,852 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (193,761 people), and Computer Systems Design (191,144 people).

The most specialized majors at Moravian College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Theology (10 degrees), Social Sciences (67 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and English (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 Moravian College.
Most Common
  1. 82 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 44 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Moravian College was Registered Nursing with 82 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

203
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
419
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 203 degrees were awarded to men at Moravian College, which is 0.484 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (419).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Moravian College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.19 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 74 degrees were awarded to women at Moravian College in Registered Nursing, which is 9.25 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 64% of students graduating from Moravian College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Moravian College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.89% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    432 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Moravian College is white (432 degrees awarded). There were 5.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

7.72% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    295 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    137 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Moravian College is white female (295 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (137 degrees).

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Operations

Moravian College has an endowment valued at nearly $114M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.4%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Moravian College had a total salary expenditure of $73.6M. Moravian College employs 61 Assistant professors, 52 Associate professors, and 35 Professors. Most academics at Moravian College are Female Assistant professors (44), Female Associate professors(36), and Male Professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moravian College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, and Service with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$114M
2020 Endowment
2.94%
decline from 2019

Moravian College has an endowment valued at about $114M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Moravian College declined 2.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $74.6M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.55M - Federal
  2. $468k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Moravian College received $2.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $468k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.5M
2020 Salaries
1.52%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Moravian College paid a median of $29.5M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($73.6M) and a 1.52% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.96% growth from 2018 and a 0.683% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.3M
Instructional Salaries
163
Number of Employees

In 2020, Moravian College paid a total of $12.3M to 163 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Moravian College were Assistant professor with 61 employees; Associate professor with 52 employees; and Associate professor with 35 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moravian College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 53 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees; and Service with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Moravian College was Female Assistant professor with 44 employees, Female Associate professor with 36 employees, and Male Professor with 20 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Moravian College.

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