Thiel College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,690
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,513
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.4%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
83.5%
1,680 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
768
99% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
48.9%
137 Graduates

About

Thiel College is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Thiel College were General Business Administration & Management (28 degrees awarded), General Psychology (16 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees).

In 2020, 137 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thiel College. 41.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (122 degrees), 20.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thiel College is $31,690, which is $3,290 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Thiel College is $31,690, which is $3,290 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,513.

In 2020, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 92% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,690
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Thiel College was $31,690. The cost of tuition at Thiel College is $3,290 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$23,513
2020 Value
6.79%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Thiel College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,513. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Thiel College grew by 6.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,165
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thiel College was of $12,165 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 10.1% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
92%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Thiel College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 94% 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.
10.4%
2018 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Thiel College was 10.4%, which represents 33 out of the 318 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Thiel College received 1,680 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 8.05% annual decline. Out of those 1,680 applicants, 1,403 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.5% acceptance rate.

There were 768 students enrolled at Thiel College in 2020, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Thiel College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,403
Accepted Out of 1,680

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Thiel College was 83.5% (1,403 admissions from 1,680 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 79.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −8.05%, while admissions declined by −3.24%.

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SAT Scores

70%
Submission Percentage
176
Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at Thiel College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Thiel College has a total enrollment of 768 students. The full-time enrollment at Thiel College is 760 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Thiel College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thiel College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.9% White, 14.1% Black or African American, 4.43% Two or More Races, 2.86% Hispanic or Latino, 1.17% Asian, 0.391% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Thiel College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.1%), followed by White Male (32.5%) and Black or African American Male (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.8%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Black or African American Male (4.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thiel College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 768 students. The full-time enrollment at Thiel College is 760 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Thiel College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Thiel College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Thiel College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    552
  2. Black or African American
    108
  3. Two or More Races
    34

The enrolled student population at Thiel College is 71.9% White, 14.1% Black or African American, 4.43% Two or More Races, 2.86% Hispanic or Latino, 1.17% Asian, 0.391% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.26% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 23 fewer women than men received degrees from Thiel College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Thiel College is white (122 degrees awarded). There were 20.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thiel College is General Business Administration & Management (28 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (16 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Thiel College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), and Biology (17 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 Thiel College are Physicians (435,197 people), Other managers (271,207 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (210,966 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (196,387 people), and Postsecondary teachers (191,816 people).

The most specialized majors at Thiel College are Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Biology (17 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Psychology (16 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 Thiel College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Thiel College are Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Biology (17 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Psychology (16 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 Thiel College are Elementary & secondary schools (633,975 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (608,520 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (508,714 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (437,781 people), and Offices of physicians (245,933 people).

The most specialized majors at Thiel College are Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Biology (17 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Psychology (16 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 Thiel College.
Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thiel College was General Business Administration & Management with 28 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

80
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
57
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Thiel College, which is 1.4 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Thiel College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.11 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Thiel College in General Psychology, which is 1.67 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 36% of students graduating from Thiel College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Thiel College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 2.92% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    122 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thiel College is white (122 degrees awarded). There were 20.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    70 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Thiel College is white male (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (52 degrees).

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Operations

Thiel College has an endowment valued at nearly $34.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.26M (3.67%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Thiel College had a total salary expenditure of $24.4M. Thiel College employs 21 Professors, 17 Associate professors, and 17 Assistant professors. Most academics at Thiel College are Male Professors (14), Female Associate professors(10), and Female Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thiel College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 29 employees, Service, with 27 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.4M
2020 Endowment
2.33%
growth from 2019

Thiel College has an endowment valued at about $34.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Thiel College grew 2.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.47M lower 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. $173k - Federal
  2. $170k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Thiel College received $173k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $170k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.3M
2020 Salaries
3.77%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Thiel College paid a median of $10.3M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($24.4M) and a 3.77% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.75% decline from 2018 and a 2.52% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.63M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2020, Thiel College paid a total of $3.63M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
21 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thiel College were Professor with 21 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thiel College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 29 employees; Service with 27 employees; and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thiel College was Male Professor with 14 employees, Female Associate professor with 10 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Thiel College.

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