University of Arkansas at Monticello

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,650

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,260

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,700

62.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.9%

98 Graduates

About

University of Arkansas at Monticello is a higher education institution located in Drew County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Arkansas at Monticello were General Studies (33 degrees awarded), General Health & Physical Education (30 degrees), and Agricultural Business Operations (27 degrees).

In 2017, 1,059 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Arkansas at Monticello. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (719 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (245 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas at Monticello is $4,650, which is $-16,083 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas at Monticello is $4,650, which is $-16,083 less 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 $11,260.

In 2017, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,650

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Arkansas at Monticello was $4,650. The cost of tuition at University of Arkansas at Monticello is $-16,083 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$11,260

2017 Value

12.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Arkansas at Monticello had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,260. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Arkansas at Monticello grew by 12.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,544

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Arkansas at Monticello was of $6,544 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.49% 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

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of Arkansas at Monticello received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 10.5% with respect to 2016, when 76% 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.

14.5%

2016 Default Rate

160

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Arkansas at Monticello was 14.5%, which represents 160 out of the 1106 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

University of Arkansas at Monticello has a total enrollment of 3,700 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas at Monticello is 2,314 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,386. This means that 62.5% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Monticello are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas at Monticello, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% White, 25.3% Black or African American, 4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.81% Two or More Races, 0.568% Asian, 0.405% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0541% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Monticello in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36%), followed by White Male (27.9%) and Black or African American Male (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (53%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Black or African American Male (8.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Arkansas at Monticello, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,700 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas at Monticello is 2,314 and the part-time enrollment is 1,386. This means that 62.5% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Monticello are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%

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 University of Arkansas at Monticello was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Arkansas at Monticello had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,406

  2. Black or African American

    935

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    148

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas at Monticello is 65% White, 25.3% Black or African American, 4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.81% Two or More Races, 0.568% Asian, 0.405% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0541% 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, 5 students (0.135%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 127 more women than men received degrees from University of Arkansas at Monticello. The majority of degree recipients at University of Arkansas at Monticello are white (719 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (245 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Arkansas at Monticello is General Studies (33 degrees awarded), followed by General Health & Physical Education (30 degrees) and Agricultural Business Operations (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Arkansas at Monticello, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (46 degrees awarded), Agriculture (27 degrees), and Human Sciences (40 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 University of Arkansas at Monticello are Elementary & middle school teachers (110,492 people), Other managers (72,935 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (38,244 people), Postsecondary teachers (34,113 people), and Education administrators (30,641 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Monticello are Precision Production (46 degrees awarded), Agriculture (27 degrees), Human Sciences (40 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (15 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 University of Arkansas at Monticello are Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Monticello are Precision Production (46 degrees awarded), Agriculture (27 degrees), Human Sciences (40 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (15 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 University of Arkansas at Monticello are Elementary & secondary schools (191,784 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (97,444 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (88,824 people), Construction (47,144 people), and Outpatient care centers (45,391 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas at Monticello are Precision Production (46 degrees awarded), Agriculture (27 degrees), Human Sciences (40 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (15 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 University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Most Common

  1. 33 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Arkansas at Monticello was General Studies with 33 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 466

  2. 593

In 2017, 466 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Monticello, which is 0.786 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (593).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas at Monticello in General Studies, which is 0.797 times less than the 123 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 123 degrees were awarded to women at University of Arkansas at Monticello in General Studies, which is 1.26 times more than the 98 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from University of Arkansas at Monticello completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Arkansas at Monticello is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    719 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    245 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Arkansas at Monticello is white (719 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (245 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    376 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    343 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    160 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Arkansas at Monticello is white female (376 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (343 degrees).

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Operations

University of Arkansas at Monticello has an endowment valued at nearly $3.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $328k (10.7%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Arkansas at Monticello had a total salary expenditure of $49.7M. University of Arkansas at Monticello employs 68 Instructors, 39 Assistant professors, and 32 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Arkansas at Monticello are Female Instructors (41), Male Instructors(27), and Male Professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Monticello are: Office and Administrative Support, with 79 employees, Service, with 48 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.08M

2017 Endowment

9.19%

growth from 2016

University of Arkansas at Monticello has an endowment valued at about $3.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Arkansas at Monticello grew 9.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30M 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.87M - Federal

  2. $2.54M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Arkansas at Monticello received $1.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.54M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.8M

2017 Salaries

3.78%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Arkansas at Monticello paid a median of $19.8M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($49.7M) and a 3.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.06% decline from 2015 and a 0.439% 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

$9.16M

Instructional Salaries

167

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Arkansas at Monticello paid a total of $9.16M to 167 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

68 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

79 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Monticello were Instructor with 68 employees; Assistant professor with 39 employees; and Assistant professor with 32 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Monticello were Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees; Service with 48 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Arkansas at Monticello was Female Instructor with 41 employees, Male Instructor with 27 employees, and Male Professor with 23 employees.

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