The University of Findlay

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,330

2.84% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,430

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.09%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

75.1%

3,611 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,888

65.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

61%

350 Graduates

About

The University of Findlay is a higher education institution located in Hancock County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Findlay were Pre-Veterinary Studies (62 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees), and Equestrian Studies (51 degrees).

In 2017, 1,158 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Findlay. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (885 degrees), 28.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Findlay is $32,330, which is $11,597 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Findlay is $32,330, which is $11,597 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 $22,430.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,330

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Findlay was $32,330. The cost of tuition at The University of Findlay is $11,597 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$22,430

2017 Value

11.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The University of Findlay had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,430. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The University of Findlay grew by 11.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,667

Room and Board

$1,240

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Findlay was of $7,667 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of room and board increased by 1.77% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at The University of Findlay received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.78% with respect to 2016, when 72% 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.

4.09%

2016 Default Rate

39

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Findlay was 4.09%, which represents 39 out of the 953 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

The University of Findlay received 3,611 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 21.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,611 applicants, 2,711 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.1% acceptance rate.

There were 4,888 students enrolled at The University of Findlay in 2017, and 12% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Findlay has an overall enrollment yield of 22.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,711

Accepted Out of 3,611

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Findlay was 75.1% (2,711 admissions from 3,611 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 73%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 21.3%, while admissions grew by 24.8%.

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SAT Scores

12%

Submission Percentage

71

Scores Submitted

12% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Findlay in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Findlay has a total enrollment of 4,888 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Findlay is 3,197 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,691. This means that 65.4% of students enrolled at The University of Findlay are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Findlay, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.4% White, 3.31% Black or African American, 2.43% Two or More Races, 2.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.53% Asian, 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0614% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Findlay in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (59.2%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Black or African American Male (2.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (47.7%), followed by White Male (24.5%) and Black or African American Female (1.86%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Findlay, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,888 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Findlay is 3,197 and the part-time enrollment is 1,691. This means that 65.4% of students enrolled at The University of Findlay 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 The University of Findlay was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The University of Findlay had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,979

  2. Black or African American

    162

  3. Two or More Races

    119

The enrolled student population at The University of Findlay is 81.4% White, 3.31% Black or African American, 2.43% Two or More Races, 2.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.53% Asian, 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0614% 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, 81 students (1.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 326 more women than men received degrees from The University of Findlay. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Findlay are white (885 degrees awarded). There were 28.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Findlay is Pre-Veterinary Studies (62 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees) and Equestrian Studies (51 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Findlay, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (85 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (59 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 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 The University of Findlay are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,039,789 people), Accountants & auditors (1,112,216 people), Other managers (696,703 people), Financial managers (434,383 people), and Chief executives & legislators (342,634 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Agriculture (85 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (59 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Education (129 degrees), and Business (315 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 The University of Findlay are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Agriculture (85 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (59 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Education (129 degrees), and Business (315 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 The University of Findlay are Elementary & secondary schools (3,093,085 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (531,842 people), Banking & related activities (509,967 people), Computer Systems Design (465,082 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (429,517 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Agriculture (85 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (59 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Education (129 degrees), and Business (315 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 The University of Findlay.

Most Common

  1. 62 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Findlay was Pre-Veterinary Studies with 62 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 416

  2. 742

In 2017, 416 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Findlay, which is 0.561 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (742).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 125 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Findlay in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.02 times more than the 122 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 122 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Findlay in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.976 times less than the 125 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%

100% Completion Time

55%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 45% of students graduating from The University of Findlay completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Findlay is Female and Asian (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, 0.571% 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

    885 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Findlay is white (885 degrees awarded). There were 28.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

0.345% 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

    615 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    270 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Findlay is white female (615 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (270 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Findlay has an endowment valued at nearly $38.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.62M (14.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, The University of Findlay had a total salary expenditure of $91.5M. The University of Findlay employs 101 Assistant professors, 57 Instructors, and 49 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Findlay are Female Assistant professors (53), Male Assistant professors(48), and Female Instructors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Findlay are: Office and Administrative Support, with 80 employees, Management, with 75 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$38.6M

2017 Endowment

9.33%

growth from 2016

The University of Findlay has an endowment valued at about $38.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Findlay grew 9.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.49M 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.23M - Federal

  2. $1.68M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, The University of Findlay received $4.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.68M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$41.4M

2017 Salaries

4.48%

growth from 2016

In 2017, The University of Findlay paid a median of $41.4M in salaries, which represents 45.2% of their overall expenditure ($91.5M) and a 4.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.02% decline from 2015 and a 8.39% 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

$18.4M

Instructional Salaries

242

Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Findlay paid a total of $18.4M to 242 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

101 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

80 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Findlay were Assistant professor with 101 employees; Instructor with 57 employees; and Instructor with 49 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Findlay were Office and Administrative Support with 80 employees; Management with 75 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Findlay was Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, Male Assistant professor with 48 employees, and Female Instructor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The University of Findlay.

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