Salve Regina University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$42,220
3.61% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$35,620
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.4%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.6%
4,972 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,771
80.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
75.9%
473 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 (76 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (59 degrees), and General Psychology (40 degrees).

In 2020, 805 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salve Regina University. 68.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (600 degrees), 5.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salve Regina University is $42,220, which is $19,690 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salve Regina University is $42,220, which is $19,690 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,620.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$42,220
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Salve Regina University was $42,220. The cost of tuition at Salve Regina University is $19,690 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$35,620
2020 Value
2.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Salve Regina University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,620. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Salve Regina University grew by 2.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,070
Room and Board
$1,450
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salve Regina University was of $13,070 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,450. The cost of room and board increased by 3.12% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Salve Regina University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.04% with respect to 2019, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.4%
2018 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Salve Regina University was 1.4%, which represents 8 out of the 570 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Salve Regina University received 4,972 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 1.7% annual growth. Out of those 4,972 applicants, 3,710 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,771 students enrolled at Salve Regina University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Salve Regina University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,710
Accepted Out of 4,972

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Salve Regina University was 74.6% (3,710 admissions from 4,972 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 73.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 1.7%, while admissions grew by 2.86%.

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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 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Salve Regina University has a total enrollment of 2,771 students. The full-time enrollment at Salve Regina University is 2,237 students and the part-time enrollment is 534. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Salve Regina University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salve Regina University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.6% White, 7.94% Hispanic or Latino, 2.35% Two or More Races, 2.06% Black or African American, 1.3% Asian, 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0361% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Salve Regina University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.5%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.8%), followed by White Male (34.6%) and Black or African American Female (3.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salve Regina University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,771 students. The full-time enrollment at Salve Regina University is 2,237 and the part-time enrollment is 534. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Salve Regina University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
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 Salve Regina University was 83%. 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
    2,177
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    220
  3. Two or More Races
    65

The enrolled student population at Salve Regina University is 78.6% White, 7.94% Hispanic or Latino, 2.35% Two or More Races, 2.06% Black or African American, 1.3% Asian, 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0361% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 165 students (5.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 301 more women than men received degrees from Salve Regina University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Salve Regina University is white (600 degrees awarded). There were 5.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Salve Regina University is Registered Nursing (76 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (59 degrees) and General Psychology (40 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 (127 degrees awarded), Psychology (96 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 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 Salve Regina University are Accountants & auditors (1,057,886 people), Other managers (971,159 people), Financial managers (585,001 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (523,629 people), and Chief executives & legislators (490,265 people).

The most specialized majors at Salve Regina University are Protective Services (127 degrees awarded), Psychology (96 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Business (194 degrees), and Social Sciences (45 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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Salve Regina University are Protective Services (127 degrees awarded), Psychology (96 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Business (194 degrees), and Social Sciences (45 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 (1,034,081 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (706,428 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (685,174 people), Computer Systems Design (660,342 people), and Banking & related activities (607,426 people).

The most specialized majors at Salve Regina University are Protective Services (127 degrees awarded), Psychology (96 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Business (194 degrees), and Social Sciences (45 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. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Salve Regina University was Registered Nursing with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

252
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
553
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 252 degrees were awarded to men at Salve Regina University, which is 0.456 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (553).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 66 degrees were awarded to men at Salve Regina University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.08 times more than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 70 degrees were awarded to women at Salve Regina University in Registered Nursing, which is 11.7 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 67% of students graduating from Salve Regina University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salve Regina University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 2.96% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    600 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    111 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salve Regina University is white (600 degrees awarded). There were 5.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (111 degrees).

13.8% of degree recipients (111 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    418 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    182 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Salve Regina University is white female (418 degrees awarded). There were 2.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (182 degrees).

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Operations

Salve Regina University has an endowment valued at nearly $63.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.971%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Salve Regina University had a total salary expenditure of $72.1M. Salve Regina University employs 36 Assistant professors, 33 Associate professors, and 26 Professors. Most academics at Salve Regina University are Female Assistant professors (29), Female Associate professors(17), and Male Professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salve Regina University are: Management, with 54 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 48 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$63.2M
2020 Endowment
0.905%
decline from 2019

Salve Regina University has an endowment valued at about $63.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Salve Regina University declined 0.905% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.6M 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. $1.9M - Federal
  2. $89k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Salve Regina University received $1.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $89k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.3M
2020 Salaries
3.8%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Salve Regina University paid a median of $32.3M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($72.1M) and a 3.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.42% growth from 2018 and a 3.02% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.17M
Instructional Salaries
116
Number of Employees

In 2020, Salve Regina University paid a total of $9.17M to 116 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salve Regina University were Assistant professor with 36 employees; Associate professor with 33 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salve Regina University were Management with 54 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salve Regina University was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Professor with 16 employees.

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

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