Salve Regina University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$37,270

2.98% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$30,905

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.79%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.4%

5,158 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,746

78.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

68.4%

405 Graduates

About

Salve Regina University is a higher education institution located in Newport County, RI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Salve Regina University were Registered Nursing (83 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (48 degrees), and General Psychology (46 degrees).

In 2016, 847 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salve Regina University. 69.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (667 degrees), 11.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salve Regina University is $37,270, which is $17,110 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salve Regina University is $37,270, which is $17,110 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 $30,905.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,270

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Salve Regina University was $37,270. The cost of tuition at Salve Regina University is $17,110 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$30,905

2016 Value

7.06%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Salve Regina University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,905. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Salve Regina University grew by 7.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,850

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salve Regina University was of $11,850 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 3.4% 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

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Salve Regina University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 9.88% with respect to 2015, when 81% 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.

3.79%

2015 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Salve Regina University was 3.79%, which represents 23 out of the 607 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

Salve Regina University received 5,158 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.4% annual growth. Out of those 5,158 applicants, 3,526 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,746 students enrolled at Salve Regina University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Salve Regina University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,526

Accepted Out of 5,158

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Salve Regina University was 68.4% (3,526 admissions from 5,158 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 72.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 13.4%, while admissions grew by 6.72%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Salve Regina University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Salve Regina University has a total enrollment of 2,746 students. The full-time enrollment at Salve Regina University is 2,165 students and the part-time enrollment is 581. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at Salve Regina University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salve Regina University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.3% White, 5.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.18% Black or African American, 2.04% Two or More Races, 1.09% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Salve Regina University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.3%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (26.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salve Regina University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,746 students. The full-time enrollment at Salve Regina University is 2,165 and the part-time enrollment is 581. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at Salve Regina University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

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 Salve Regina University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Salve Regina University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,178

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    151

  3. Black or African American

    60

The enrolled student population at Salve Regina University is 79.3% White, 5.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.18% Black or African American, 2.04% Two or More Races, 1.09% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% 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, 209 students (7.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 327 more women than men received degrees from Salve Regina University. The majority of degree recipients at Salve Regina University are white (667 degrees awarded). There were 11.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (59 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Salve Regina University is Registered Nursing (83 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (48 degrees) and General Psychology (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Salve Regina University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (112 degrees awarded), Psychology (105 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 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 Salve Regina University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,011,704 people), Physicians & surgeons (444,958 people), Secondary school teachers (339,666 people), Miscellaneous managers (313,240 people), and Education administrators (308,615 people).

The most specialized majors at Salve Regina University are Protective Services (112 degrees awarded), Psychology (105 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Biology (42 degrees), and Education (82 degrees).

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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 Salve Regina University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Salve Regina University are Protective Services (112 degrees awarded), Psychology (105 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Biology (42 degrees), and Education (82 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 Salve Regina University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,092,023 people), Hospitals (722,046 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (572,727 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (429,069 people), and Outpatient care centers (227,958 people).

The most specialized majors at Salve Regina University are Protective Services (112 degrees awarded), Psychology (105 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Biology (42 degrees), and Education (82 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 Salve Regina University.

Most Common

  1. 83 degrees awarded

  2. 48 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Salve Regina University was Registered Nursing with 83 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 260

  2. 587

In 2016, 260 degrees were awarded to men at Salve Regina University, which is 0.443 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (587).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Salve Regina University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.31 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 74 degrees were awarded to women at Salve Regina University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.22 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 64% of students graduating from Salve Regina University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salve Regina University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 10.9% of graduates (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    667 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    59 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salve Regina University is white (667 degrees awarded). There were 11.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (59 degrees).

6.97% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    470 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    197 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Salve Regina University is white female (470 degrees awarded). There were 2.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (197 degrees).

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Operations

Salve Regina University has an endowment valued at nearly $57M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-859k (-1.51%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Salve Regina University had a total expenditure of $65.3M. Of that $65.3M, they spent $28.4M on salaries and $65.3M on benefits.

Salve Regina University employs 39 Assistant professors, 38 Associate professors, and 30 Professors. Most academics at Salve Regina University are Female Assistant professors (27), Male Associate professors(21), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salve Regina University are: Management, with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$57M

2015 Endowment

2.77%

decline from 2014

Salve Regina University has an endowment valued at about $57M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Salve Regina University declined 2.77% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.1M 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. $1.14M - Federal

  2. $28k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Salve Regina University received $1.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $28k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$28.4M

Salary Expenditure

$65.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Salve Regina University had a total expenditure of $65.3M. Of that $65.3M, they spent $28.4M on salaries and $65.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Salve Regina University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$28.4M

2015 Salaries

2.64%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Salve Regina University paid a median of $28.4M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($65.3M) and a 2.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.14% growth from 2013 and a 1.71% 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

$9.69M

Instructional Salaries

128

Number of Employees

In 2015, Salve Regina University paid a total of $9.69M to 128 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% 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

39 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salve Regina University were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 38 employees; and Associate professor with 30 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salve Regina University were Management with 50 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salve Regina University was Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, Male Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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

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