Multnomah University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,370
3.52% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$30,407
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.29%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
58.9%
219 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
623
69.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50%
22 Graduates

About

Multnomah University is a higher education institution located in Multnomah County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Multnomah University were Biblical Studies (45 degrees awarded), General Psychology (16 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (10 degrees).

In 2020, 210 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Multnomah University. 56.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (170 degrees), 10 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Multnomah University is $27,370, which is $12,970 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Multnomah University is $27,370, which is $12,970 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,407.

In 2020, 84% of undergraduate students attending Multnomah University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,370
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Multnomah University was $27,370. The cost of tuition at Multnomah University is $12,970 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$30,407
2020 Value
3.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Multnomah University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,407. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Multnomah University grew by 3.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Multnomah University was of $10,000 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Multnomah University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.18% with respect to 2019, when 85% 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.
3.29%
2018 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Multnomah University was 3.29%, which represents 7 out of the 213 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Multnomah University received 219 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 23.2% annual decline. Out of those 219 applicants, 129 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.9% acceptance rate.

There were 623 students enrolled at Multnomah University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Multnomah University has an overall enrollment yield of 37.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
129
Accepted Out of 219

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Multnomah University was 58.9% (129 admissions from 219 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 52.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −23.2%, while admissions declined by −14%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Multnomah University has a total enrollment of 623 students. The full-time enrollment at Multnomah University is 432 students and the part-time enrollment is 191. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at Multnomah University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Multnomah University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.4% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.9% Two or More Races, 5.3% Black or African American, 4.33% Asian, 0.642% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.642% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Multnomah University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (31.3%), followed by White Female (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (33.1%), followed by White Female (29.1%) and Black or African American Male (7.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Multnomah University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 623 students. The full-time enrollment at Multnomah University is 432 and the part-time enrollment is 191. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at Multnomah University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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 Multnomah University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Multnomah University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    401
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    85
  3. Two or More Races
    43

The enrolled student population at Multnomah University is 64.4% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.9% Two or More Races, 5.3% Black or African American, 4.33% Asian, 0.642% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.642% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 14 students (2.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 28 more women than men received degrees from Multnomah University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Multnomah University is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 10 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Multnomah University is Biblical Studies (45 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (16 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Multnomah University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (113 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Psychology (39 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 Multnomah University are Elementary & middle school teachers (252,308 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (166,967 people), Other managers (163,849 people), Postsecondary teachers (127,169 people), and Social workers, all other (106,178 people).

The most specialized majors at Multnomah University are Theology (113 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 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 Multnomah University are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Multnomah University are Theology (113 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 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 Multnomah University are Elementary & secondary schools (603,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (306,181 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (284,613 people), Outpatient care centers (161,415 people), and Individual & family services (146,746 people).

The most specialized majors at Multnomah University are Theology (113 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 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 Multnomah University.
Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Multnomah University was Biblical Studies with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

91
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
119
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 91 degrees were awarded to men at Multnomah University, which is 0.765 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (119).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Multnomah University in Biblical Studies, which is 0.889 times less than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Multnomah University in Biblical Studies, which is 1.13 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 50% of students graduating from Multnomah University 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (72.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Multnomah University is Male and White (72.2% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    170 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Multnomah University is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 10 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

0.952% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    104 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Multnomah University is white female (104 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (66 degrees).

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Operations

Multnomah University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.89M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $143k (1.81%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Multnomah University had a total salary expenditure of $16.1M. Multnomah University employs 9 Assistant professors, 7 Professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Multnomah University are Male Professors (6), Female Assistant professors(6), and Male Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Multnomah University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Service with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.89M
2020 Endowment
0.484%
growth from 2019

Multnomah University has an endowment valued at about $7.89M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Multnomah University grew 0.484% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.55M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Multnomah University received $0 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

$8.6M
2020 Salaries
5.34%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Multnomah University paid a median of $8.6M in salaries, which represents 53.6% of their overall expenditure ($16.1M) and a 5.34% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.9% growth from 2018 and a 1.26% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.46M
Instructional Salaries
23
Number of Employees

In 2020, Multnomah University paid a total of $1.46M to 23 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Multnomah University were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Professor with 7 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Multnomah University were Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Service with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Multnomah University was Male Professor with 6 employees, Female Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Multnomah University.

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