Tiffin University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$22,800

2.98% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,972

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.1%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

75.6%

2,915 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,350

55.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

45.1%

190 Graduates

About

Tiffin University is a higher education institution located in Seneca County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tiffin University were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (78 degrees awarded), Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management (71 degrees), and Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (43 degrees).

In 2016, 928 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tiffin University. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (485 degrees), 2.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (190 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tiffin University is $22,800, which is $2,640 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tiffin University is $22,800, which is $2,640 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,972.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Tiffin University was $22,800. The cost of tuition at Tiffin University is $2,640 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$20,972

2016 Value

7.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Tiffin University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,972. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Tiffin University grew by 7.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,196

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tiffin University was of $10,196 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Tiffin University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2015, when 77% 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.

12.1%

2015 Default Rate

249

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Tiffin University was 12.1%, which represents 249 out of the 2052 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

Tiffin University received 2,915 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.26% annual growth. Out of those 2,915 applicants, 2,204 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,350 students enrolled at Tiffin University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tiffin University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,204

Accepted Out of 2,915

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tiffin University was 75.6% (2,204 admissions from 2,915 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 93.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.26%, while admissions declined by -113%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Tiffin University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tiffin University has a total enrollment of 3,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Tiffin University is 1,859 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,491. This means that 55.5% of students enrolled at Tiffin University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tiffin University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.5% White, 12.7% Black or African American, 2.39% Hispanic or Latino, 2.09% Two or More Races, 0.567% Asian, 0.209% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tiffin University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (20.8%), followed by White Male (18.4%) and Black or African American Male (6.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (45.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.5%) and White Male (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tiffin University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Tiffin University is 1,859 and the part-time enrollment is 1,491. This means that 55.5% of students enrolled at Tiffin University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Tiffin University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Tiffin University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,490

  2. Black or African American

    427

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    80

The enrolled student population at Tiffin University is 44.5% White, 12.7% Black or African American, 2.39% Hispanic or Latino, 2.09% Two or More Races, 0.567% Asian, 0.209% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0597% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 858 students (25.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 148 more women than men received degrees from Tiffin University. The majority of degree recipients at Tiffin University are white (485 degrees awarded). There were 2.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (190 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tiffin University is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (78 degrees awarded), followed by Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management (71 degrees) and Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (43 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tiffin University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 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 Tiffin University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,136,471 people), Accountants & auditors (1,119,190 people), Miscellaneous managers (861,730 people), Financial managers (451,247 people), and Education administrators (369,772 people).

The most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Business (338 degrees), and Education (51 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 Tiffin University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers

The most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Business (338 degrees), and Education (51 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 Tiffin University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,393,474 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (647,434 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (630,013 people), Hospitals (618,960 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (559,773 people).

The most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Protective Services (208 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Business (338 degrees), and Education (51 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 Tiffin University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tiffin University was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 78 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 390

  2. 538

In 2016, 390 degrees were awarded to men at Tiffin University, which is 0.725 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (538).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Tiffin University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.23 times more than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Tiffin University in Other Psychology, which is 7.86 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 33% of students graduating from Tiffin University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tiffin 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 (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, 13.2% of graduates (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    485 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    190 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tiffin University is white (485 degrees awarded). There were 2.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (190 degrees).

20.5% of degree recipients (190 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    276 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    209 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tiffin University is white female (276 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (209 degrees).

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Operations

Tiffin University has an endowment valued at nearly $9.09M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $539k (5.93%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Tiffin University had a total expenditure of $43.9M. Of that $43.9M, they spent $19.6M on salaries and $43.9M on benefits.

Tiffin University employs 31 Assistant professors, 18 Associate professors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at Tiffin University are Male Assistant professors (17), Female Assistant professors(14), and Male Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tiffin University are: Management, with 47 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 45 employees, and Service with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.09M

2015 Endowment

13.9%

growth from 2014

Tiffin University has an endowment valued at about $9.09M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Tiffin University grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.8M lower 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. $348k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Tiffin University received $348k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$19.6M

Salary Expenditure

$43.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Tiffin University had a total expenditure of $43.9M. Of that $43.9M, they spent $19.6M on salaries and $43.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$19.6M

2015 Salaries

3.69%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Tiffin University paid a median of $19.6M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($43.9M) and a 3.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.6% growth from 2013 and a 5.81% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.83M

Instructional Salaries

79

Number of Employees

In 2015, Tiffin University paid a total of $4.83M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

47 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tiffin University were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tiffin University were Management with 47 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees; and Service with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tiffin University was Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Male Professor with 12 employees.

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

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