Stevenson University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,204
1.96% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$27,770
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.43%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
89.2%
4,177 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,492
79% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
61.8%
426 Graduates

About

Stevenson University is a higher education institution located in Baltimore County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Stevenson University were Registered Nursing (196 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (91 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (53 degrees).

In 2020, 1,050 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stevenson University. 70.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (620 degrees), 2.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (257 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stevenson University is $35,204, which is $12,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stevenson University is $35,204, which is $12,674 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 $27,770.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending Stevenson University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,204
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Stevenson University was $35,204. The cost of tuition at Stevenson University is $12,674 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$27,770
2020 Value
0.512%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Stevenson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,770. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Stevenson University grew by 0.512%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,012
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stevenson University was of $11,012 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 14.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Stevenson University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 87% 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.
4.43%
2018 Default Rate
49
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Stevenson University was 4.43%, which represents 49 out of the 1105 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Stevenson University received 4,177 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.35% annual decline. Out of those 4,177 applicants, 3,725 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,492 students enrolled at Stevenson University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stevenson University has an overall enrollment yield of 18%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,725
Accepted Out of 4,177

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Stevenson University was 89.2% (3,725 admissions from 4,177 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 80.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −5.35%, while admissions grew by 4.49%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Stevenson University has a total enrollment of 3,492 students. The full-time enrollment at Stevenson University is 2,758 students and the part-time enrollment is 734. This means that 79% of students enrolled at Stevenson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stevenson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53% White, 26.8% Black or African American, 8.28% Hispanic or Latino, 5.13% Two or More Races, 3.69% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stevenson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.4%), followed by White Male (20.3%) and Black or African American Female (17.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.3%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Black or African American Female (12.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stevenson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,492 students. The full-time enrollment at Stevenson University is 2,758 and the part-time enrollment is 734. This means that 79% of students enrolled at Stevenson University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Stevenson University was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Stevenson University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,851
  2. Black or African American
    935
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    289

The enrolled student population at Stevenson University is 53% White, 26.8% Black or African American, 8.28% Hispanic or Latino, 5.13% Two or More Races, 3.69% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.115% 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, 73 students (2.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 432 more women than men received degrees from Stevenson University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Stevenson University is white (620 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (257 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stevenson University is Registered Nursing (196 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (91 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (53 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Stevenson University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (70 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 Stevenson University are Physicians (378,480 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (198,805 people), Other managers (197,422 people), Postsecondary teachers (164,680 people), and Police officers (132,865 people).

The most specialized majors at Stevenson University are Legal (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Biology (61 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 Stevenson University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Athletes and sports competitors

The most specialized majors at Stevenson University are Legal (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Biology (61 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 Stevenson University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (498,497 people), Elementary & secondary schools (414,243 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (381,324 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (337,585 people), and Offices of physicians (189,344 people).

The most specialized majors at Stevenson University are Legal (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Biology (61 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 Stevenson University.
Most Common
  1. 196 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 91 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 53 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stevenson University was Registered Nursing with 196 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

309
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
741
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 309 degrees were awarded to men at Stevenson University, which is 0.417 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (741).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Stevenson University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.37 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 248 degrees were awarded to women at Stevenson University in Registered Nursing, which is 16.5 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 44% of students graduating from Stevenson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stevenson 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 (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, 2.58% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    620 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    257 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stevenson University is white (620 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (257 degrees).

2.19% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    441 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    181 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    179 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Stevenson University is white female (441 degrees awarded). There were 2.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (181 degrees).

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Operations

Stevenson University has an endowment valued at nearly $105M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.19M (7.83%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Stevenson University had a total salary expenditure of $82.7M. Stevenson University employs 49 Professors, 25 Assistant professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Stevenson University are Female Professors (28), Male Professors(21), and Female Lecturers (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stevenson University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 57 employees, Management, with 48 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$105M
2020 Endowment
6.34%
growth from 2019

Stevenson University has an endowment valued at about $105M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Stevenson University grew 6.34% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $64.9M 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. $4.95M - Federal
  2. $895k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Stevenson University received $4.95M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $895k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$35.9M
2020 Salaries
6.15%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Stevenson University paid a median of $35.9M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($82.7M) and a 6.15% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.38% decline from 2018 and a 4.15% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.42M
Instructional Salaries
117
Number of Employees

In 2020, Stevenson University paid a total of $8.42M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.4% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stevenson University were Professor with 49 employees; Assistant professor with 25 employees; and Assistant professor with 24 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stevenson University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees; Management with 48 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stevenson University was Female Professor with 28 employees, Male Professor with 21 employees, and Female Lecturer with 14 employees.

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

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