Ottawa University-Ottawa

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,980
3.45% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$27,504
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.35%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.3%
1,845 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
797
86.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
36.7%
62 Graduates

About

Ottawa University-Ottawa is a higher education institution located in Franklin County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Sports Studies (16 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (14 degrees).

In 2020, 121 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ottawa University-Ottawa. 40.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (74 degrees), 5.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $29,980, which is $1,580 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $29,980, which is $1,580 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,504.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 90% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,980
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa was $29,980. The cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $1,580 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$27,504
2020 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Ottawa University-Ottawa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,504. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Ottawa University-Ottawa grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,478
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ottawa University-Ottawa was of $11,478 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 11.2% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.09% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
90%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Ottawa University-Ottawa received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 100% 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.
6.35%
2018 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Ottawa University-Ottawa was 6.35%, which represents 73 out of the 1150 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

Ottawa University-Ottawa received 1,845 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 6.53% annual decline. Out of those 1,845 applicants, 1,297 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.3% acceptance rate.

There were 797 students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa in 2020, and 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an overall enrollment yield of 15.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,297
Accepted Out of 1,845

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ottawa University-Ottawa was 70.3% (1,297 admissions from 1,845 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 14.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −6.53%, while admissions grew by 352%.

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage
30
Scores Submitted

15% of enrolled first-time students at Ottawa University-Ottawa in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ottawa University-Ottawa has a total enrollment of 797 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 691 students and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Ottawa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56% White, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11.5% Black or African American, 1.51% Two or More Races, 1.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1% Asian, and 0.502% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.9%), followed by White Female (22.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.7%), followed by White Female (21.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 797 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 691 and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 Ottawa University-Ottawa was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Ottawa University-Ottawa had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    446
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    118
  3. Black or African American
    92

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 56% White, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11.5% Black or African American, 1.51% Two or More Races, 1.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1% Asian, and 0.502% 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.

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Graduates

In 2020, 23 fewer women than men received degrees from Ottawa University-Ottawa. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white (74 degrees awarded). There were 5.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ottawa University-Ottawa is Sports Studies (16 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ottawa University-Ottawa, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), Business (52 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,667,487 people), Accountants & auditors (1,010,858 people), Other managers (811,270 people), Secondary school teachers (611,588 people), and Financial managers (512,668 people).

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), Business (52 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees), Education (11 degrees), and English (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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), Business (52 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees), Education (11 degrees), and English (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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Elementary & secondary schools (3,324,300 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (672,081 people), Computer Systems Design (529,726 people), Banking & related activities (510,907 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (465,351 people).

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), Business (52 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees), Education (11 degrees), and English (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 Ottawa University-Ottawa.
Most Common
  1. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ottawa University-Ottawa was Sports Studies with 16 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

72
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
49
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Ottawa, which is 1.47 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (49).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Ottawa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.4 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Ottawa University-Ottawa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.417 times less than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 34% of students graduating from Ottawa University-Ottawa completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ottawa University-Ottawa is Female and Black or African American (83.3% 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, 3.23% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    74 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white (74 degrees awarded). There were 5.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (13 degrees).

10.7% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    43 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    31 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white male (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (31 degrees).

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Operations

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an endowment valued at nearly $17.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $488k (2.76%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Ottawa University-Ottawa had a total salary expenditure of $59.9M. Ottawa University-Ottawa employs 11 Associate professors, 9 Assistant professors, and 6 Professors. Most academics at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Male Assistant professors (8), Male Associate professors(7), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.7M
2020 Endowment
4.75%
growth from 2019

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an endowment valued at about $17.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Ottawa University-Ottawa grew 4.75% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.75M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Ottawa University-Ottawa received $1.75M 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

$22.1M
2020 Salaries
4.78%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Ottawa University-Ottawa paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($59.9M) and a 4.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.65% growth from 2018 and a 22.1% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.69M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2020, Ottawa University-Ottawa paid a total of $1.69M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.63% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Associate professor with 11 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa was Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

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

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