University of Central Missouri

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,446

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,567

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

8.41%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

74.6%

5,119 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

13,988

69.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

52.8%

816 Graduates

About

University of Central Missouri is a higher education institution located in Johnson County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Central Missouri were Registered Nursing (201 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (141 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (93 degrees).

In 2016, 4,133 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Missouri. 47.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,167 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri is $6,446, which is $-13,714 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri is $6,446, which is $-13,714 less 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 $13,567.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,446

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Central Missouri was $6,446. The cost of tuition at University of Central Missouri is $-13,714 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$13,567

2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Central Missouri had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,567. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Central Missouri grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,086

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Missouri was of $8,086 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.43% 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

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at University of Central Missouri received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 71% 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.

8.41%

2015 Default Rate

279

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Missouri was 8.41%, which represents 279 out of the 3319 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

University of Central Missouri received 5,119 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 6.25% annual growth. Out of those 5,119 applicants, 3,820 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.6% acceptance rate.

There were 13,988 students enrolled at University of Central Missouri in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Central Missouri has an overall enrollment yield of 42%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,820

Accepted Out of 5,119

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Missouri was 74.6% (3,820 admissions from 5,119 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 79.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 6.25%, while admissions declined by -0.209%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Central Missouri in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Central Missouri has a total enrollment of 13,988 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Missouri is 9,695 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,293. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at University of Central Missouri are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Central Missouri, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64% White, 7.66% Black or African American, 3.35% Two or More Races, 3.16% Hispanic or Latino, 0.765% Asian, 0.214% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.172% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Central Missouri in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.9%), followed by White Male (33.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (11.4%), followed by White Male (6.31%) and Black or African American Female (1.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Missouri, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,988 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Missouri is 9,695 and the part-time enrollment is 4,293. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at University of Central Missouri are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 University of Central Missouri was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Central Missouri had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,951

  2. Black or African American

    1,071

  3. Two or More Races

    469

The enrolled student population at University of Central Missouri is 64% White, 7.66% Black or African American, 3.35% Two or More Races, 3.16% Hispanic or Latino, 0.765% Asian, 0.214% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.172% 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, 256 students (1.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 237 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Central Missouri. The majority of degree recipients at University of Central Missouri are white (2,167 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Central Missouri is Registered Nursing (201 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (141 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (93 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Central Missouri, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,343 degrees awarded), Library Science (23 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (304 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 Central Missouri are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,823,373 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (441,295 people), Secondary school teachers (291,745 people), Education administrators (240,399 people), and Miscellaneous managers (219,636 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,343 degrees awarded), Library Science (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (304 degrees), Education (621 degrees), and Transportation (50 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 Central Missouri are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Marketing & sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,343 degrees awarded), Library Science (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (304 degrees), Education (621 degrees), and Transportation (50 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 Central Missouri are Elementary & secondary schools (2,667,327 people), Computer Systems Design (543,101 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (255,395 people), Hospitals (149,939 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (137,770 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,343 degrees awarded), Library Science (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (304 degrees), Education (621 degrees), and Transportation (50 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 Central Missouri.

Most Common

  1. 201 degrees awarded

  2. 141 degrees awarded

  3. 93 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Missouri was Registered Nursing with 201 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,185

  2. 1,948

In 2016, 2,185 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri, which is 1.12 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,948).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 826 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri in Computer Science, which is 3.56 times more than the 232 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 232 degrees were awarded to women at University of Central Missouri in Computer Science, which is 0.281 times less than the 826 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 29% of students graduating from University of Central Missouri completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Central Missouri is Female and Asian (80% 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, 0.368% 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

    2,167 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    190 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    187 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Missouri is white (2,167 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

1.23% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,290 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    877 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    119 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Central Missouri is white female (1,290 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (877 degrees).

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Operations

University of Central Missouri has an endowment valued at nearly $39.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $449k (1.14%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Central Missouri had a total expenditure of $188M. Of that $188M, they spent $82.6M on salaries and $188M on benefits.

University of Central Missouri employs 218 No academic ranks, 145 Professors, and 73 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Central Missouri are Female No academic ranks (117), Male No academic ranks(101), and Male Professors (88).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Missouri are: Office and Administrative Support, with 189 employees, Management, with 159 employees, and Service with 145 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$39.3M

2015 Endowment

6.44%

growth from 2014

University of Central Missouri has an endowment valued at about $39.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Missouri grew 6.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.5M higher 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. $1.59M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Central Missouri received $1.59M 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

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$82.6M

Salary Expenditure

$188M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Central Missouri had a total expenditure of $188M. Of that $188M, they spent $82.6M on salaries and $188M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Central Missouri as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$82.6M

2015 Salaries

4.42%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Central Missouri paid a median of $82.6M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($188M) and a 4.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.37% growth from 2013 and a 1.62% 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

$33M

Instructional Salaries

507

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Central Missouri paid a total of $33M to 507 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

218 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

189 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Missouri were No academic rank with 218 employees; Professor with 145 employees; and Professor with 73 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Missouri were Office and Administrative Support with 189 employees; Management with 159 employees; and Service with 145 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. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Missouri was Female No academic rank with 117 employees, Male No academic rank with 101 employees, and Male Professor with 88 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Central Missouri.

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