Stevenson University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$33,046

7% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$27,904

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.39%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

60.9%

5,533 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,876

77.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54%

468 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 (190 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (85 degrees), and Business & Corporate Communications (59 degrees).

In 2017, 1,059 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stevenson University. 71.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (615 degrees), 2.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (274 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stevenson University is $33,046, which is $12,313 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stevenson University is $33,046, which is $12,313 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,904.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,046

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Stevenson University was $33,046. The cost of tuition at Stevenson University is $12,313 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$27,904

2017 Value

0.787%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Stevenson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,904. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Stevenson University grew by 0.787%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,471

Room and Board

$1,250

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stevenson University was of $10,471 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.02% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Stevenson University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 84% 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.

6.39%

2016 Default Rate

73

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Stevenson University was 6.39%, which represents 73 out of the 1143 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

Stevenson University received 5,533 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.52% annual decline. Out of those 5,533 applicants, 3,368 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.9% acceptance rate.

There were 3,876 students enrolled at Stevenson University in 2017, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stevenson University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,368

Accepted Out of 5,533

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Stevenson University was 60.9% (3,368 admissions from 5,533 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 60.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -5.52%, while admissions declined by -5.34%.

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SAT Scores

89%

Submission Percentage

615

Scores Submitted

89% of enrolled first-time students at Stevenson University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Stevenson University has a total enrollment of 3,876 students. The full-time enrollment at Stevenson University is 3,004 students and the part-time enrollment is 872. This means that 77.5% of students enrolled at Stevenson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stevenson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.7% White, 28% Black or African American, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% Two or More Races, 3.59% Asian, 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stevenson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (19.8%) and Black or African American Female (18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (29.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.6%) and White Male (23.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stevenson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,876 students. The full-time enrollment at Stevenson University is 3,004 and the part-time enrollment is 872. This means that 77.5% of students enrolled at Stevenson University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 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 81%. 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

    2,120

  2. Black or African American

    1,087

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    212

The enrolled student population at Stevenson University is 54.7% White, 28% Black or African American, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% Two or More Races, 3.59% Asian, 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.103% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 104 students (2.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 455 more women than men received degrees from Stevenson University. The majority of degree recipients at Stevenson University are white (615 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (274 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stevenson University is Registered Nursing (190 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (85 degrees) and Business & Corporate Communications (59 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 (82 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (38 degrees), and Protective Services (86 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 Software developers (427,119 people), Other managers (161,586 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (135,297 people), Computer occupations, all other (131,287 people), and Police officers (127,363 people).

The most specialized majors at Stevenson University are Legal (82 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (38 degrees), Protective Services (86 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (53 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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Stevenson University are Legal (82 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (38 degrees), Protective Services (86 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (53 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 Stevenson University are Computer Systems Design (500,378 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (325,868 people), Elementary & secondary schools (270,311 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (172,181 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (150,629 people).

The most specialized majors at Stevenson University are Legal (82 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (38 degrees), Protective Services (86 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (53 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. 190 degrees awarded

  2. 85 degrees awarded

  3. 59 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stevenson University was Registered Nursing with 190 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 302

  2. 757

In 2017, 302 degrees were awarded to men at Stevenson University, which is 0.399 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (757).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Stevenson University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.66 times more than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 234 degrees were awarded to women at Stevenson University in Registered Nursing, which is 13 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 42% of students graduating from Stevenson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stevenson University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.71% of graduates (8 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. Black or African American

    274 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stevenson University is white (615 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (274 degrees).

3.59% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    429 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    210 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    186 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stevenson University is white female (429 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (210 degrees).

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Operations

Stevenson University has an endowment valued at nearly $82.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.95M (12%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Stevenson University had a total salary expenditure of $97.5M. Stevenson University employs 45 Assistant professors, 40 Professors, and 32 Associate professors. Most academics at Stevenson University are Female Professors (24), Male Assistant professors(23), and Female Assistant professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stevenson University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 69 employees, Management, with 63 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$82.7M

2017 Endowment

18.5%

growth from 2016

Stevenson University has an endowment valued at about $82.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Stevenson University grew 18.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $49.6M 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. $5.39M - Federal

  2. $1.47M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Stevenson University received $5.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.47M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$42.7M

2017 Salaries

6.61%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Stevenson University paid a median of $42.7M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($97.5M) and a 6.61% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.22% growth from 2015 and a 7.41% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.1M

Instructional Salaries

132

Number of Employees

In 2017, Stevenson University paid a total of $10.1M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

45 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

69 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stevenson University were Assistant professor with 45 employees; Professor with 40 employees; and Professor with 32 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stevenson University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 69 employees; Management with 63 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stevenson University was Female Professor with 24 employees, Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 22 employees.

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

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