Siena College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,326

3.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$26,816

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.15%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

72.6%

8,037 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,239

96% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

74.9%

575 Graduates

About

Siena College is a higher education institution located in Albany County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Siena College were General Marketing & Marketing Management (148 degrees awarded), Accounting (109 degrees), and General Psychology (76 degrees).

In 2016, 830 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Siena College. 53.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (680 degrees), 13.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena College is $34,326, which is $9,911 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena College is $34,326, which is $9,911 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,816.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,326

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Siena College was $34,326. The cost of tuition at Siena College is $9,911 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$26,816

2016 Value

6.77%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Siena College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,816. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Siena College grew by 6.77%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,006

Room and Board

$1,282

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Siena College was of $11,006 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,282. The cost of room and board increased by 2.84% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.697% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Siena College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.15% with respect to 2015, when 93% 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.

3.15%

2015 Default Rate

27

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Siena College was 3.15%, which represents 27 out of the 857 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

Siena College received 8,037 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.4% annual growth. Out of those 8,037 applicants, 5,836 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,239 students enrolled at Siena College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Siena College has an overall enrollment yield of 13.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,836

Accepted Out of 8,037

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Siena College was 72.6% (5,836 admissions from 8,037 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 16.4%, while admissions grew by 11.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Siena College has a total enrollment of 3,239 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena College is 3,111 students and the part-time enrollment is 128. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Siena College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Siena College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.4% White, 7.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.26% Asian, 3.64% Black or African American, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.0926% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0926% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Siena College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.4%), followed by White Male (38.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (46.9%), followed by White Male (46.9%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (2.04%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Siena College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,239 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena College is 3,111 and the part-time enrollment is 128. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Siena College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

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 Siena College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Siena College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,572

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    242

  3. Asian

    138

The enrolled student population at Siena College is 79.4% White, 7.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.26% Asian, 3.64% Black or African American, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.0926% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0926% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 29 students (0.895%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 52 more women than men received degrees from Siena College. The majority of degree recipients at Siena College are white (680 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Siena College is General Marketing & Marketing Management (148 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (109 degrees) and General Psychology (76 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Siena College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (30 degrees awarded), English (45 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (25 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 Siena College are Accountants & auditors (1,100,474 people), Miscellaneous managers (862,323 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (465,146 people), Financial managers (444,052 people), and Physicians & surgeons (434,509 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena College are History (30 degrees awarded), English (45 degrees), Language & Linguistics (25 degrees), Biology (86 degrees), and Business (367 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 Siena College are Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Siena College are History (30 degrees awarded), English (45 degrees), Language & Linguistics (25 degrees), Biology (86 degrees), and Business (367 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 Siena College are Elementary & secondary schools (914,464 people), Hospitals (794,001 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (733,048 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (587,243 people), and Banking & related activities (511,479 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena College are History (30 degrees awarded), English (45 degrees), Language & Linguistics (25 degrees), Biology (86 degrees), and Business (367 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 148 degrees awarded

  2. 109 degrees awarded

  3. 76 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Siena College was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 148 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 389

  2. 441

In 2016, 389 degrees were awarded to men at Siena College, which is 0.882 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (441).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Siena College in General Marketing & Marketing Management, which is 1.35 times more than the 63 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 82 degrees were awarded to women at Siena College in Accounting, which is 1.05 times more than the 78 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

74%

100% Completion Time

80%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 74% of students graduating from Siena College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (79.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Siena College is Female and White (79.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 0.348% 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

    680 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    49 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Siena College is white (680 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49 degrees).

0.482% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    360 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    320 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Siena College is white female (360 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (320 degrees).

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Operations

Siena College has an endowment valued at nearly $132M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.65M (4.28%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Siena College had a total expenditure of $99.2M. Of that $99.2M, they spent $44.6M on salaries and $99.2M on benefits.

Siena College employs 68 Associate professors, 66 Professors, and 61 Assistant professors. Most academics at Siena College are Male Associate professors (40), Male Professors(38), and Female Assistant professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena College are: Service, with 93 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 66 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$132M

2015 Endowment

4.8%

decline from 2014

Siena College has an endowment valued at about $132M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Siena College declined 4.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $98.5M higher 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.43M - Federal

  2. $292k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Siena College received $1.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $292k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$44.6M

Salary Expenditure

$99.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Siena College had a total expenditure of $99.2M. Of that $99.2M, they spent $44.6M on salaries and $99.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$44.6M

2015 Salaries

1.6%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Siena College paid a median of $44.6M in salaries, which represents 44.9% of their overall expenditure ($99.2M) and a 1.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.86% growth from 2013 and a 1.75% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.5M

Instructional Salaries

214

Number of Employees

In 2015, Siena College paid a total of $17.5M to 214 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

68 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

93 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Siena College were Associate professor with 68 employees; Professor with 66 employees; and Professor with 61 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena College were Service with 93 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 66 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Siena College was Male Associate professor with 40 employees, Male Professor with 38 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 32 employees.

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

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