Rosemont College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,500

41.3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,742

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.1%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

69.1%

1,404 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,038

64.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

47.5%

48 Graduates

About

Rosemont College is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rosemont College were General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (13 degrees), and Sociology (11 degrees).

In 2016, 283 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rosemont College. 74.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (138 degrees), 1.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (86 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rosemont College is $18,500, which is $-1,660 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rosemont College is $18,500, which is $-1,660 less 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 $16,742.

In 2016, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 94% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,500

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Rosemont College was $18,500. The cost of tuition at Rosemont College is $-1,660 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$16,742

2016 Value

7.36%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Rosemont College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,742. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Rosemont College grew by 7.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,880

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rosemont College was of $12,880 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change 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

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Rosemont College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

13.1%

2015 Default Rate

42

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Rosemont College was 13.1%, which represents 42 out of the 321 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

Rosemont College received 1,404 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 60.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,404 applicants, 970 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,038 students enrolled at Rosemont College in 2016, and 73% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rosemont College has an overall enrollment yield of 16.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

970

Accepted Out of 1,404

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Rosemont College was 69.1% (970 admissions from 1,404 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 70.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 60.5%, while admissions grew by 57%.

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SAT Scores

73%

Submission Percentage

115

Scores Submitted

73% of enrolled first-time students at Rosemont College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Rosemont College has a total enrollment of 1,038 students. The full-time enrollment at Rosemont College is 671 students and the part-time enrollment is 367. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at Rosemont College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rosemont College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.2% White, 36.6% Black or African American, 5.49% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Two or More Races, 3.28% Asian, 0.289% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.193% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Rosemont College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (26.8%), followed by White Female (20.3%) and White Male (15.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (30.4%) and White Male (8.11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rosemont College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,038 students. The full-time enrollment at Rosemont College is 671 and the part-time enrollment is 367. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at Rosemont College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Rosemont College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Rosemont College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    428

  2. Black or African American

    380

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    57

The enrolled student population at Rosemont College is 41.2% White, 36.6% Black or African American, 5.49% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Two or More Races, 3.28% Asian, 0.289% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.193% 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, 81 students (7.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 141 more women than men received degrees from Rosemont College. The majority of degree recipients at Rosemont College are white (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (86 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rosemont College is General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (13 degrees) and Sociology (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rosemont College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), and Communications (24 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 Rosemont College are Accountants & auditors (1,118,838 people), Miscellaneous managers (900,745 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (472,255 people), Financial managers (462,784 people), and Chief executives & legislators (378,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Rosemont College are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Communications (24 degrees), Business (105 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (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 Rosemont College are Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Financial analysts, Pharmacists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Rosemont College are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Communications (24 degrees), Business (105 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (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 Rosemont College are Elementary & secondary schools (1,029,378 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (665,772 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (651,574 people), Banking & related activities (548,857 people), and Hospitals (548,284 people).

The most specialized majors at Rosemont College are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Communications (24 degrees), Business (105 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (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 Rosemont College.

Most Common

  1. 30 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rosemont College was General Business Administration & Management with 30 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 71

  2. 212

In 2016, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Rosemont College, which is 0.335 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (212).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Rosemont College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.628 times less than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 43 degrees were awarded to women at Rosemont College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.59 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 35% of students graduating from Rosemont College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rosemont College is Female and Asian (100% 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

    138 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    86 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rosemont College is white (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (86 degrees).

8.83% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    98 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    69 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rosemont College is white female (98 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (69 degrees).

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Operations

Rosemont College has an endowment valued at nearly $13M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-180k (-1.38%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Rosemont College had a total expenditure of $20M. Of that $20M, they spent $7.25M on salaries and $20M on benefits.

Rosemont College employs 18 Assistant professors, 7 Associate professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Rosemont College are Female Assistant professors (10), Male Assistant professors(8), and Male Associate professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rosemont College are: Management, with 36 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13M

2015 Endowment

0.941%

growth from 2014

Rosemont College has an endowment valued at about $13M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Rosemont College grew 0.941% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.8M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $96.7k - Federal

  2. $126k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Rosemont College received $96.7k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $126k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.25M

Salary Expenditure

$20M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Rosemont College had a total expenditure of $20M. Of that $20M, they spent $7.25M on salaries and $20M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Rosemont College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.25M

2015 Salaries

1.25%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Rosemont College paid a median of $7.25M in salaries, which represents 36.2% of their overall expenditure ($20M) and a 1.25% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.3% growth from 2013 and a 1.85% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.11M

Instructional Salaries

23

Number of Employees

In 2015, Rosemont College paid a total of $1.11M to 23 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.3% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

18 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

36 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rosemont College were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 7 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rosemont College were Management with 36 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees; and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rosemont College was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Rosemont College.

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