Ottawa University-Surprise

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,600
2022 Average Net Price
$35,402
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.96%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
28.7%
1,155 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,736
82.3% Full-Time

About

Ottawa University-Surprise is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Ottawa University-Surprise were General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees awarded), General Psychology (13 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (12 degrees).

In 2022, 165 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ottawa University-Surprise. 35.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 64.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (81 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Surprise is $29,600, which is $16,918 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Surprise is $29,600, which is $16,918 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,402.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Ottawa University-Surprise received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$29,600
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Surprise was $29,600. The cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Surprise is $16,918 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$35,402
2022 Value
8.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ottawa University-Surprise had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,402. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ottawa University-Surprise grew by 8.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,858
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ottawa University-Surprise was of $14,858 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 23.8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Ottawa University-Surprise received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, 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.
1.96%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ottawa University-Surprise was 1.96%, which represents 22 out of the 1125 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-Surprise received 1,155 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.25% annual growth. Out of those 1,155 applicants, 331 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 28.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,736 students enrolled at Ottawa University-Surprise in 2022. 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ottawa University-Surprise has an overall enrollment yield of 74.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

28.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
331
Accepted Out of 1,155

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ottawa University-Surprise was 28.7% (331 admissions from 1,155 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 30.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.25%, while admissions declined by −12%..

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage (2022)
16
Scores Submitted (2022)

7% of enrolled first-time students at Ottawa University-Surprise in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ottawa University-Surprise had a total enrollment of 1,736 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Surprise is 1,429 students and the part-time enrollment is 307. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Surprise are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Surprise, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.4% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, 12.8% Asian, 8.53% Black or African American, 5.76% Two or More Races, 2.02% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.749% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ottawa University-Surprise in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (21.1%), followed by White Female (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (18.7%), followed by White Female (16.3%) and Asian Male (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ottawa University-Surprise in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,736 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Surprise is 1,429 and the part-time enrollment is 307.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%
2022 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-Surprise was 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Ottawa University-Surprise had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    614 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    451 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    223 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Surprise is 35.4% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, 12.8% Asian, 8.53% Black or African American, 5.76% Two or More Races, 2.02% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.749% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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, 15 students (0.864%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 49 fewer women than men received degrees from Ottawa University-Surprise. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ottawa University-Surprise is white (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ottawa University-Surprise is General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (13 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (12 degrees).

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 Ottawa University-Surprise are Accountants & auditors (1,063,012 people), Other managers (858,286 people), Financial managers (526,741 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (440,754 people), and Chief executives & legislators (438,489 people).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Surprise are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

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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-Surprise are Elementary & secondary schools (1,187,068 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (704,346 people), Computer Systems Design (623,994 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (570,752 people), and Banking & related activities (531,730 people).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ottawa University-Surprise.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 40 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ottawa University-Surprise was General Business Administration & Management with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

107
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
58
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Surprise, which is 1.84 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (58).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Surprise in General Business Administration & Management, which is 4 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Surprise in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.25 times less than the 60 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    81 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ottawa University-Surprise is white (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    49 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ottawa University-Surprise is white male (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (32 degrees).

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Operations

Ottawa University-Surprise employs 6 Assistant professors, 3 Associate professors and 1 Instructors. Most academics at Ottawa University-Surprise are Male Assistant professor (3), Female Assistant professor (3), and Male Associate professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Surprise are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.

Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Surprise were Assistant professor with 6 employees, Associate professor with 3 employees, and Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Surprise were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Surprise was Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, Female Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Male Associate professor with 2 employees.

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