The University of Virginia's College at Wise

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,210

3.05% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,132

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

10.3%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

77.7%

1,050 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,212

58.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

41.4%

165 Graduates

About

The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a higher education institution located in Wise County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Virginia's College at Wise were Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (61 degrees), and General Business (50 degrees).

In 2016, 312 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (260 degrees), 10.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is $5,210, which is $-19,205 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is $5,210, which is $-19,205 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,132.

In 2016, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,210

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was $5,210. The cost of tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is $-19,205 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$10,132

2016 Value

10%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 The University of Virginia's College at Wise had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,132. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of The University of Virginia's College at Wise grew by 10%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,708

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was of $8,708 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.48% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at The University of Virginia's College at Wise received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.08% with respect to 2015, when 65% 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.

10.3%

2015 Default Rate

49

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 10.3%, which represents 49 out of the 478 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 Virginia's College at Wise received 1,050 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.768% annual growth. Out of those 1,050 applicants, 816 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,212 students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2016, and 87% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an overall enrollment yield of 41.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

816

Accepted Out of 1,050

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 77.7% (816 admissions from 1,050 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 0.768%, while admissions grew by 1.87%.

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SAT Scores

87%

Submission Percentage

292

Scores Submitted

87% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has a total enrollment of 2,212 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is 1,292 students and the part-time enrollment is 920. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.7% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 1.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.949% Asian, 0.497% Two or More Races, 0.181% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (35.3%) and Black or African American Male (8.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,212 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is 1,292 and the part-time enrollment is 920. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), The University of Virginia's College at Wise had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,675

  2. Black or African American

    229

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    42

The enrolled student population at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is 75.7% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 1.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.949% Asian, 0.497% Two or More Races, 0.181% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 230 students (10.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 6 more women than men received degrees from The University of Virginia's College at Wise. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are white (260 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (61 degrees) and General Business (50 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (18 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees), and English (23 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 Virginia's College at Wise are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (436,803 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (391,704 people), Miscellaneous managers (365,385 people), Postsecondary teachers (246,397 people), and Chief executives & legislators (140,907 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are History (18 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees), English (23 degrees), Social Sciences (61 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 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 Virginia's College at Wise are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are History (18 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees), English (23 degrees), Social Sciences (61 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 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 Virginia's College at Wise are Elementary & secondary schools (710,007 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (485,513 people), Legal services (358,575 people), Hospitals (270,754 people), and Computer Systems Design (247,360 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are History (18 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees), English (23 degrees), Social Sciences (61 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 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 Virginia's College at Wise.

Most Common

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 61 degrees awarded

  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 68 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 153

  2. 159

In 2016, 153 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, which is 0.962 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (159).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 39 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.34 times more than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 38 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in General Social Sciences, which is 1.65 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 23% of students graduating from The University of Virginia's College at Wise 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 44% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 1.82% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    260 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    25 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is white (260 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

6.09% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    131 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    129 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is white female (131 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (129 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an endowment valued at nearly $81.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.34M (5.32%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, The University of Virginia's College at Wise had a total expenditure of $50.1M. Of that $50.1M, they spent $19.5M on salaries and $50.1M on benefits.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise employs 27 Associate professors, 26 Assistant professors, and 25 Professors. Most academics at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are Male Associate professors (17), Male Assistant professors(17), and Female Instructors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are: Management, with 54 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$81.5M

2015 Endowment

17.1%

growth from 2014

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an endowment valued at about $81.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Virginia's College at Wise grew 17.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $47.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $657k - Federal

  2. $691k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, The University of Virginia's College at Wise received $657k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $691k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$19.5M

Salary Expenditure

$50.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, The University of Virginia's College at Wise had a total expenditure of $50.1M. Of that $50.1M, they spent $19.5M on salaries and $50.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$19.5M

2015 Salaries

6.23%

growth from 2014

In 2015, The University of Virginia's College at Wise paid a median of $19.5M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($50.1M) and a 6.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.84% growth from 2013 and a 6.54% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.61M

Instructional Salaries

102

Number of Employees

In 2015, The University of Virginia's College at Wise paid a total of $6.61M to 102 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

27 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

54 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise were Associate professor with 27 employees; Assistant professor with 26 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise were Management with 54 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was Male Associate professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Instructor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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