Muskingum University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,200

4.47% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,973

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

8.84%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

77.4%

1,819 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,121

65.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.9%

236 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 Registered Nursing (46 degrees awarded), Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (26 degrees), and General Psychology (22 degrees).

In 2016, 410 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Muskingum University. 64.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (302 degrees), 4.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (67 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Muskingum University is $26,200, which is $6,040 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Muskingum University is $26,200, which is $6,040 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,973.

In 2016, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,200

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Muskingum University was $26,200. The cost of tuition at Muskingum University is $6,040 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$18,973

2016 Value

0.168%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Muskingum University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,973. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Muskingum University grew by 0.168%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,190

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Muskingum University was of $10,190 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 4.41% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Muskingum University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.2% with respect to 2015, when 83% 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.

8.84%

2015 Default Rate

63

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Muskingum University was 8.84%, which represents 63 out of the 713 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 1,819 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.99% annual decline. Out of those 1,819 applicants, 1,408 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,121 students enrolled at Muskingum University in 2016, and 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Muskingum University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,408

Accepted Out of 1,819

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Muskingum University was 77.4% (1,408 admissions from 1,819 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 73.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -7.99%, while admissions declined by -3.63%.

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SAT Scores

7%

Submission Percentage

22

Scores Submitted

7% of enrolled first-time students at Muskingum University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Muskingum University has a total enrollment of 2,121 students. The full-time enrollment at Muskingum University is 1,380 students and the part-time enrollment is 741. This means that 65.1% of students enrolled at Muskingum University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Muskingum University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.3% White, 3.49% Black or African American, 2.92% Two or More Races, 1.79% Hispanic or Latino, 0.66% Asian, 0.283% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Muskingum University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.1%), followed by White Male (37.9%) and Black or African American Male (4.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.6%), followed by White Male (15.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.86%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Muskingum University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,121 students. The full-time enrollment at Muskingum University is 1,380 and the part-time enrollment is 741. This means that 65.1% of students enrolled at Muskingum University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

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 Muskingum University was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    1,407

  2. Black or African American

    74

  3. Two or More Races

    62

The enrolled student population at Muskingum University is 66.3% White, 3.49% Black or African American, 2.92% Two or More Races, 1.79% Hispanic or Latino, 0.66% Asian, 0.283% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 447 students (21.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 122 more women than men received degrees from Muskingum University. The majority of degree recipients at Muskingum University are white (302 degrees awarded). There were 4.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (67 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Muskingum University is Registered Nursing (46 degrees awarded), followed by Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (26 degrees) and General Psychology (22 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 Education (138 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (5 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 (1,914,606 people), Secondary school teachers (334,428 people), Education administrators (270,624 people), Postsecondary teachers (229,171 people), and Miscellaneous managers (222,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Muskingum University are Education (138 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Physical Sciences (9 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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Muskingum University are Education (138 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Physical Sciences (9 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 (2,820,429 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (413,429 people), Hospitals (201,766 people), Legal services (120,727 people), and Computer Systems Design (111,274 people).

The most specialized majors at Muskingum University are Education (138 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Physical Sciences (9 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 Muskingum University.

Most Common

  1. 46 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Muskingum University was Registered Nursing with 46 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 144

  2. 266

In 2016, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Muskingum University, which is 0.541 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (266).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Muskingum University in Other Corrections & Criminal Justice, which is 2.25 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 43 degrees were awarded to women at Muskingum University in Registered Nursing, which is 14.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 37% of students graduating from Muskingum University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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 (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Muskingum University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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, 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

    302 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    67 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Muskingum University is white (302 degrees awarded). There were 4.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (67 degrees).

16.3% of degree recipients (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    194 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    108 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Muskingum University is white female (194 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (108 degrees).

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Operations

Muskingum University has an endowment valued at nearly $74.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.23M (1.66%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Muskingum University had a total expenditure of $36.9M. Of that $36.9M, they spent $18.8M on salaries and $36.9M on benefits.

Muskingum University employs 47 Associate professors, 29 Professors, and 19 Assistant professors. Most academics at Muskingum University are Male Associate professors (26), Female Associate professors(21), and Male Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Muskingum University are: Management, with 48 employees, Service, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$74.5M

2015 Endowment

0.955%

decline from 2014

Muskingum University has an endowment valued at about $74.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Muskingum University declined 0.955% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $45.6M 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. $174k - Federal

  2. $19.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Muskingum University received $174k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $19.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$18.8M

Salary Expenditure

$36.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Muskingum University had a total expenditure of $36.9M. Of that $36.9M, they spent $18.8M on salaries and $36.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$18.8M

2015 Salaries

4.82%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Muskingum University paid a median of $18.8M in salaries, which represents 51% of their overall expenditure ($36.9M) and a 4.82% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.565% growth from 2013 and a 4.67% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.57M

Instructional Salaries

92

Number of Employees

In 2015, Muskingum University paid a total of $8.57M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

47 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Muskingum University were Associate professor with 47 employees; Professor with 29 employees; and Professor with 19 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Muskingum University were Management with 48 employees; Service with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Muskingum University was Male Associate professor with 26 employees, Female Associate professor with 21 employees, and Male Professor with 19 employees.

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

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