Siena Heights University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,000
1.66% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$18,910
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.57%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.4%
1,263 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,036
58.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
53.2%
141 Graduates

About

Siena Heights University is a higher education institution located in Lenawee County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Siena Heights University were General Business Administration & Management (108 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (53 degrees), and Registered Nursing (51 degrees).

In 2020, 827 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Siena Heights University. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (515 degrees), 3.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (151 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena Heights University is $27,000, which is $4,470 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena Heights University is $27,000, which is $4,470 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 $18,910.

In 2020, 72% of undergraduate students attending Siena Heights University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Siena Heights University was $27,000. The cost of tuition at Siena Heights University is $4,470 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$18,910
2020 Value
1.23%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Siena Heights University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,910. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Siena Heights University grew by 1.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,990
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Siena Heights University was of $10,990 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.48% 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

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Siena Heights University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.35% with respect to 2019, when 69% 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.
5.57%
2018 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Siena Heights University was 5.57%, which represents 55 out of the 987 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 Heights University received 1,263 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 26.7% annual decline. Out of those 1,263 applicants, 940 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,036 students enrolled at Siena Heights University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Siena Heights University has an overall enrollment yield of 26.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
940
Accepted Out of 1,263

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Siena Heights University was 74.4% (940 admissions from 1,263 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 73.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −26.7%, while admissions declined by −25.6%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Siena Heights University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Siena Heights University has a total enrollment of 2,036 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena Heights University is 1,190 students and the part-time enrollment is 846. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at Siena Heights University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Siena Heights University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.3% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 6.58% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% Two or More Races, 0.982% Asian, 0.491% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0491% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Siena Heights University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (29.9%) and Black or African American Male (7.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.3%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Male (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Siena Heights University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,036 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena Heights University is 1,190 and the part-time enrollment is 846. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at Siena Heights University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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 Siena Heights University was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Siena Heights University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,310
  2. Black or African American
    211
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    134

The enrolled student population at Siena Heights University is 64.3% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 6.58% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% Two or More Races, 0.982% Asian, 0.491% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0491% 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.

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Graduates

In 2020, 137 more women than men received degrees from Siena Heights University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Siena Heights University is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 3.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (151 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Siena Heights University is General Business Administration & Management (108 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (53 degrees) and Registered Nursing (51 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Siena Heights University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (24 degrees), and Communication Technologies (8 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 Siena Heights University are Social workers, all other (164,035 people), Police officers (126,586 people), Other managers (83,445 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (81,345 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (59,328 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Cultural & Gender Studies (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (24 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (51 degrees), and Protective Services (63 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 Heights University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Cultural & Gender Studies (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (24 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (51 degrees), and Protective Services (63 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Justice, public order, & safety activities (319,512 people), Elementary & secondary schools (206,276 people), Individual & family services (123,671 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (110,588 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (96,371 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Cultural & Gender Studies (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (24 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (51 degrees), and Protective Services (63 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 Siena Heights University.
Most Common
  1. 108 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 51 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Siena Heights University was General Business Administration & Management with 108 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

345
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
482
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 345 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University, which is 0.716 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (482).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.958 times less than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Siena Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.04 times more than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 33% of students graduating from Siena Heights University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Siena Heights 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, 10.6% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    515 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    151 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Siena Heights University is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 3.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (151 degrees).

18.3% of degree recipients (151 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    306 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    209 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Siena Heights University is white female (306 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (209 degrees).

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Operations

Siena Heights University has an endowment valued at nearly $15.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.672%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Siena Heights University had a total salary expenditure of $37.5M. Siena Heights University employs 35 Assistant professors, 28 Associate professors, and 20 Professors. Most academics at Siena Heights University are Male Assistant professors (18), Female Associate professors(17), and Female Assistant professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena Heights University are: Management, with 57 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 29 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.3M
2020 Endowment
2.76%
growth from 2019

Siena Heights University has an endowment valued at about $15.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Siena Heights University grew 2.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.3M 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. $4.49M - Federal
  2. $2.22M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Siena Heights University received $4.49M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.22M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.5M
2020 Salaries
1.75%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Siena Heights University paid a median of $16.5M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($37.5M) and a 1.75% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0758% growth from 2018 and a 0.374% 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

$5.07M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2020, Siena Heights University paid a total of $5.07M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% 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
35 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Siena Heights University were Assistant professor with 35 employees; Associate professor with 28 employees; and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena Heights University were Management with 57 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Siena Heights University was Male Assistant professor with 18 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Siena Heights University.

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