Muskingum University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,100
2.18% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,743
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.55%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
80.6%
2,404 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,370
66.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
51.4%
207 Graduates

About

Muskingum University is a higher education institution located in Muskingum County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Muskingum University were General Psychology (32 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (28 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2019, 424 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Muskingum University. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (330 degrees), 9.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Muskingum University is $28,100, which is $6,074 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Muskingum University is $28,100, which is $6,074 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,743.

In 2019, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,100
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Muskingum University was $28,100. The cost of tuition at Muskingum University is $6,074 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$19,743
2019 Value
3.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Muskingum University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,743. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Muskingum University grew by 3.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,310
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Muskingum University was of $11,310 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.45% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Muskingum University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 15.9% with respect to 2018, when 82% 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.
8.55%
2017 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Muskingum University was 8.55%, which represents 55 out of the 643 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

Muskingum University received 2,404 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 10.5% annual growth. Out of those 2,404 applicants, 1,938 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,370 students enrolled at Muskingum University in 2019, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Muskingum University has an overall enrollment yield of 20%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,938
Accepted Out of 2,404

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Muskingum University was 80.6% (1,938 admissions from 2,404 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 72.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 10.5%, while admissions grew by 23.4%.

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage
50
Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at Muskingum University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Muskingum University has a total enrollment of 2,370 students. The full-time enrollment at Muskingum University is 1,573 students and the part-time enrollment is 797. This means that 66.4% of students enrolled at Muskingum University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Muskingum University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.7% White, 3.71% Black or African American, 2.41% Two or More Races, 1.86% Hispanic or Latino, 0.844% Asian, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Muskingum University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.1%), followed by White Male (36%) and Black or African American Male (3.52%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.2%), followed by White Male (14.4%) and Two or More Races Female (2.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Muskingum University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,370 students. The full-time enrollment at Muskingum University is 1,573 and the part-time enrollment is 797. This means that 66.4% of students enrolled at Muskingum University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2019 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 Muskingum University was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Muskingum University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,580
  2. Black or African American
    88
  3. Two or More Races
    57

The enrolled student population at Muskingum University is 66.7% White, 3.71% Black or African American, 2.41% Two or More Races, 1.86% Hispanic or Latino, 0.844% Asian, 0.338% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 528 students (22.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 80 more women than men received degrees from Muskingum University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Muskingum University is white (330 degrees awarded). There were 9.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (36 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Muskingum University is General Psychology (32 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (28 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Muskingum University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (15 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 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 Muskingum University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,649,166 people), Secondary school teachers (607,965 people), Education administrators (343,970 people), Other managers (267,774 people), and Postsecondary teachers (246,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Muskingum University are History (15 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Psychology (32 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 Muskingum University are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Muskingum University are History (15 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Psychology (32 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 Muskingum University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,267,645 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (566,155 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (327,769 people), Outpatient care centers (215,055 people), and Legal services (196,118 people).

The most specialized majors at Muskingum University are History (15 degrees awarded), Education (110 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), English (14 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 24 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Muskingum University was General Psychology with 32 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

172
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
252
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 172 degrees were awarded to men at Muskingum University, which is 0.683 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (252).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Muskingum University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.43 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 28 degrees were awarded to women at Muskingum University in General Special Education & Teaching, which is 3.11 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 34% of students graduating from Muskingum University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Muskingum University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 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
    330 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    36 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Muskingum University is white (330 degrees awarded). There were 9.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (36 degrees).

8.49% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    203 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Muskingum University is white female (203 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (127 degrees).

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Operations

Muskingum University has an endowment valued at nearly $76.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.26M (5.58%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Muskingum University had a total salary expenditure of $39.2M. Muskingum University employs 37 Associate professors, 28 Assistant professors, and 25 Professors. Most academics at Muskingum University are Male Associate professors (22), Female Assistant professors(17), and Male Professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Muskingum University are: Management, with 57 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$76.3M
2019 Endowment
2.79%
growth from 2018

Muskingum University has an endowment valued at about $76.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Muskingum University grew 2.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.8M higher 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $146k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Muskingum University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $146k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.6M
2019 Salaries
1.42%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Muskingum University paid a median of $17.6M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($39.2M) and a 1.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.98% growth from 2017 and a 7.13% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.29M
Instructional Salaries
92
Number of Employees

In 2019, Muskingum University paid a total of $6.29M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Muskingum University were Associate professor with 37 employees; Assistant professor with 28 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Muskingum University were Management with 57 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; and Service with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Muskingum University was Male Associate professor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Male Professor with 15 employees.

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

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