Siena Heights University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,390

4.59% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,519

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.27%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

71.7%

1,800 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,640

53.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

46.2%

90 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 (107 degrees awarded), Radiographer (55 degrees), and Registered Nursing (53 degrees).

In 2016, 941 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Siena Heights University. 61.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (615 degrees), 4.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (146 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena Heights University is $24,390, which is $4,230 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena Heights University is $24,390, which is $4,230 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 $17,519.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,390

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Siena Heights University was $24,390. The cost of tuition at Siena Heights University is $4,230 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$17,519

2016 Value

0.313%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Siena Heights University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,519. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Siena Heights University grew by 0.313%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,710

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Siena Heights University was of $9,710 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.41% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.89% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Siena Heights University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 71% 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.

6.27%

2015 Default Rate

69

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Siena Heights University was 6.27%, which represents 69 out of the 1101 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 1,800 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.29% annual growth. Out of those 1,800 applicants, 1,291 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,640 students enrolled at Siena Heights University in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Siena Heights University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,291

Accepted Out of 1,800

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Siena Heights University was 71.7% (1,291 admissions from 1,800 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 77.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.29%, while admissions declined by -6.25%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Siena Heights University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Siena Heights University has a total enrollment of 2,640 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena Heights University is 1,411 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,229. This means that 53.4% of students enrolled at Siena Heights University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Siena Heights University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.2% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.54% Two or More Races, 0.909% Asian, 0.606% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Siena Heights University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.7%), followed by White Male (25.1%) and Black or African American Male (8.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (17.9%) and White Male (15.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

53.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Siena Heights University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,640 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena Heights University is 1,411 and the part-time enrollment is 1,229. This means that 53.4% of students enrolled at Siena Heights University 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 Siena Heights University was 72%. 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

    1,564

  2. Black or African American

    299

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    132

The enrolled student population at Siena Heights University is 59.2% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.54% Two or More Races, 0.909% Asian, 0.606% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.114% 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, 497 students (18.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 217 more women than men received degrees from Siena Heights University. The majority of degree recipients at Siena Heights University are white (615 degrees awarded). There were 4.21 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (146 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Siena Heights University is General Business Administration & Management (107 degrees awarded), followed by Radiographer (55 degrees) and Registered Nursing (53 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 Language & Linguistics (39 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (61 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 Heights University are Social workers (214,764 people), Police officers (129,044 people), Miscellaneous managers (100,936 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (91,837 people), and Counselors (63,841 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Language & Linguistics (39 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (61 degrees), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Protective Services (64 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 Siena Heights University are Public relations specialists, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Financial analysts, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Language & Linguistics (39 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (61 degrees), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Protective Services (64 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 (330,055 people), Elementary & secondary schools (201,726 people), Individual & family services (124,850 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (110,762 people), and Hospitals (99,638 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Language & Linguistics (39 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (11 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (61 degrees), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Protective Services (64 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. 107 degrees awarded

  2. 55 degrees awarded

  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Siena Heights University was General Business Administration & Management with 107 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 362

  2. 579

In 2016, 362 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University, which is 0.625 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (579).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.77 times less than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 61 degrees were awarded to women at Siena Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.3 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 25% of students graduating from Siena Heights University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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 Siena Heights 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, 2.22% 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

    615 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    146 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Siena Heights University is white (615 degrees awarded). There were 4.21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (146 degrees).

15.5% of degree recipients (146 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    380 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    235 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Siena Heights University is white female (380 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (235 degrees).

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Operations

Siena Heights University has an endowment valued at nearly $10.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $325k (2.98%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Siena Heights University had a total expenditure of $34.5M. Of that $34.5M, they spent $15.4M on salaries and $34.5M on benefits.

Siena Heights University employs 37 Assistant professors, 25 Associate professors, and 21 Professors. Most academics at Siena Heights University are Female Assistant professors (22), Male Assistant professors(15), and Male Professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena Heights University are: Management, with 67 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 26 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.9M

2015 Endowment

4.03%

growth from 2014

Siena Heights University has an endowment valued at about $10.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Siena Heights University grew 4.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18M 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. $5.16M - Federal

  2. $1.75M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Siena Heights University received $5.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.75M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$15.4M

Salary Expenditure

$34.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Siena Heights University had a total expenditure of $34.5M. Of that $34.5M, they spent $15.4M on salaries and $34.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$15.4M

2015 Salaries

4.57%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Siena Heights University paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($34.5M) and a 4.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.53% growth from 2013 and a 7.51% 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

$4.56M

Instructional Salaries

85

Number of Employees

In 2015, Siena Heights University paid a total of $4.56M to 85 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% 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

37 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

67 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Siena Heights University were Assistant professor with 37 employees; Associate professor with 25 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena Heights University were Management with 67 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Siena Heights University was Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Male Professor with 13 employees.

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

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