Union Institute & University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,720

3.92% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,297

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.55%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,085

58.7% Full-Time

About

Union Institute & University is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Union Institute & University were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (296 degrees awarded), Child Care & Support Services Management (108 degrees), and Crisis/Disaster Management (23 degrees).

In 2017, 609 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Union Institute & University. 45.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (227 degrees), 1.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (171 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Union Institute & University is $12,720, which is $-13,780 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Union Institute & University is $12,720, which is $-13,780 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,297.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,720

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Union Institute & University was $12,720. The cost of tuition at Union Institute & University is $-13,780 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$17,297

2017 Value

23%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Union Institute & University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,297. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Union Institute & University grew by 23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,508

Room and Board

$1,216

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Union Institute & University was of $11,508 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,216. The cost of room and board did not change 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

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Union Institute & University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 28.4% with respect to 2016, when 67% 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.

5.55%

2016 Default Rate

50

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Union Institute & University was 5.55%, which represents 50 out of the 901 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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Enrollment

Union Institute & University has a total enrollment of 1,085 students. The full-time enrollment at Union Institute & University is 637 students and the part-time enrollment is 448. This means that 58.7% of students enrolled at Union Institute & University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Union Institute & University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.3% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 20.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Two or More Races, 1.38% Asian, 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Union Institute & University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (19.6%), followed by White Male (18.4%) and White Female (16.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.7%) and White Male (19.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Union Institute & University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,085 students. The full-time enrollment at Union Institute & University is 637 and the part-time enrollment is 448. This means that 58.7% of students enrolled at Union Institute & University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

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 Union Institute & University was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Union Institute & University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    405

  2. Black or African American

    237

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    222

The enrolled student population at Union Institute & University is 37.3% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 20.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Two or More Races, 1.38% Asian, 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 55 fewer women than men received degrees from Union Institute & University. The majority of degree recipients at Union Institute & University are white (227 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (171 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Union Institute & University is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (296 degrees awarded), followed by Child Care & Support Services Management (108 degrees) and Crisis/Disaster Management (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Union Institute & University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (319 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (108 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (24 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 Union Institute & University are Social workers, all other (289,424 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (257,260 people), Other managers (167,603 people), Police officers (133,522 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (102,095 people).

The most specialized majors at Union Institute & University are Protective Services (319 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (108 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (24 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (14 degrees), and Psychology (19 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 Union Institute & University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Union Institute & University are Protective Services (319 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (108 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (24 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (14 degrees), and Psychology (19 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 Union Institute & University are Elementary & secondary schools (587,262 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (377,558 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (327,910 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (244,820 people), and Individual & family services (244,700 people).

The most specialized majors at Union Institute & University are Protective Services (319 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (108 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (24 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (14 degrees), and Psychology (19 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 Union Institute & University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Union Institute & University was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 296 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 332

  2. 277

In 2017, 332 degrees were awarded to men at Union Institute & University, which is 1.2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (277).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 249 degrees were awarded to men at Union Institute & University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 5.3 times more than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Union Institute & University in Child Care & Support Services Management, which is 14.4 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% of students graduating from Union Institute & University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Union Institute & University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    227 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    171 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Union Institute & University is white (227 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (171 degrees).

16.1% of degree recipients (98 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    160 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    86 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Union Institute & University is white male (160 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (86 degrees).

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Operations

Union Institute & University has an endowment valued at nearly $802k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $403k (50.3%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Union Institute & University had a total salary expenditure of $19.9M. Union Institute & University employs 36 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Union Institute & University are Female No academic ranks (20), Male No academic ranks(16), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Union Institute & University are: Management, with 30 employees, Sales and related, with 23 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$802k

2017 Endowment

1.03%

growth from 2016

Union Institute & University has an endowment valued at about $802k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Union Institute & University grew 1.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $286M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $252k - Federal

  2. $340k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Union Institute & University received $252k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $340k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.4M

2017 Salaries

6.04%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Union Institute & University paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, which represents 52.3% of their overall expenditure ($19.9M) and a 6.04% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.02% decline from 2015 and a 2.48% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.39M

Instructional Salaries

36

Number of Employees

In 2017, Union Institute & University paid a total of $2.39M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

36 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

30 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Union Institute & University were No academic rank with 36 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Union Institute & University were Management with 30 employees; Sales and related with 23 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Union Institute & University was Female No academic rank with 20 employees, Male No academic rank with 16 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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