Nyack College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,000
2.04% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$21,073
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
12.2%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
98.4%
437 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
2,455
64.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
46.5%
119 Graduates

About

Nyack College is a higher education institution located in Rockland County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Nyack College were Organizational Behavior Studies (74 degrees awarded), General Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees).

In 2017, 536 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nyack College. 61.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (158 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (143 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nyack College is $25,000, which is $4,267 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nyack College is $25,000, which is $4,267 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,073.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,000
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Nyack College was $25,000. The cost of tuition at Nyack College is $4,267 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$21,073
2017 Value
17.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Nyack College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,073. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Nyack College grew by 17.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,250
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nyack College was of $9,250 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.37% 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

94%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Nyack College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.17% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.
12.2%
2016 Default Rate
108
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Nyack College was 12.2%, which represents 108 out of the 886 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

Nyack College received 437 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.96% annual decline. Out of those 437 applicants, 430 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,455 students enrolled at Nyack College in 2017, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Nyack College has an overall enrollment yield of 46.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
430
Accepted Out of 437

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Nyack College was 98.4% (430 admissions from 437 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 99.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -3.96%, while admissions declined by -5.29%.

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SAT Scores

70%
Submission Percentage
123
Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at Nyack College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Nyack College has a total enrollment of 2,455 students. The full-time enrollment at Nyack College is 1,576 students and the part-time enrollment is 879. This means that 64.2% of students enrolled at Nyack College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nyack College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.3% Black or African American, 28.6% Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% White, 11.7% Asian, 2.04% Two or More Races, 0.57% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.326% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Nyack College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (16.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.7%) and White Female (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (22.9%), followed by Asian Male (11.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nyack College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,455 students. The full-time enrollment at Nyack College is 1,576 and the part-time enrollment is 879. This means that 64.2% of students enrolled at Nyack College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Nyack College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Nyack College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    745
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    703
  3. White
    461

The enrolled student population at Nyack College is 30.3% Black or African American, 28.6% Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% White, 11.7% Asian, 2.04% Two or More Races, 0.57% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.326% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 44 students (1.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 126 more women than men received degrees from Nyack College. The majority of degree recipients at Nyack College are black or african american (158 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (143 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Nyack College is Organizational Behavior Studies (74 degrees awarded), followed by General Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Nyack College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (164 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nyack College are Accountants & auditors (1,087,999 people), Other managers (626,158 people), Financial managers (423,702 people), Chief executives & legislators (320,134 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (281,428 people).

The most specialized majors at Nyack College are Theology (164 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (139 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 Nyack College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Nyack College are Theology (164 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (139 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 Nyack College are Elementary & secondary schools (600,383 people), Banking & related activities (489,990 people), Computer Systems Design (429,625 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (424,335 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (390,385 people).

The most specialized majors at Nyack College are Theology (164 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (32 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (139 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 Nyack College.
Most Common
  1. 74 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Nyack College was Organizational Behavior Studies with 74 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 205
  2. 331

In 2017, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Nyack College, which is 0.619 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (331).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Nyack College in Divinity & Ministry, which is 1.19 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Nyack College in Organizational Behavior Studies, which is 1.18 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 33% of students graduating from Nyack College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nyack College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 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. Black or African American
    158 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    143 degrees awarded
  3. White
    114 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nyack College is black or african american (158 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (143 degrees).

3.17% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    103 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    93 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nyack College is black or african american female (103 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (93 degrees).

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Operations

Nyack College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.03M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.18M (16.8%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Nyack College had a total salary expenditure of $43.5M. Nyack College employs 35 Professors, 21 Associate professors, and 19 Assistant professors. Most academics at Nyack College are Male Professors (20), Female Professors(15), and Male Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nyack College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 33 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.03M
2017 Endowment
41.3%
decline from 2016

Nyack College has an endowment valued at about $7.03M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Nyack College declined 41.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.1M lower 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $187k - Federal
  2. $753k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Nyack College received $187k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $753k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.9M
2017 Salaries
8.29%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Nyack College paid a median of $17.9M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($43.5M) and a 8.29% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.75% decline from 2015 and a 0.434% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.3M
Instructional Salaries
82
Number of Employees

In 2017, Nyack College paid a total of $5.3M to 82 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nyack College were Professor with 35 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nyack College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nyack College was Male Professor with 20 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Male Associate professor with 13 employees.

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