University of New Orleans

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,150

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,428

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.55%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

60%

3,409 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

8,037

68.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

36.4%

371 Graduates

About

University of New Orleans is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of New Orleans were General Business Administration & Management (136 degrees awarded), General Psychology (109 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (96 degrees).

In 2016, 1,834 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Orleans. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,064 degrees), 4.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (225 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Orleans is $7,150, which is $-18,706 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Orleans is $7,150, which is $-18,706 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,428.

In 2016, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,150

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of New Orleans was $7,150. The cost of tuition at University of New Orleans is $-18,706 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$9,428

2016 Value

6.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of New Orleans had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,428. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of New Orleans grew by 6.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,294

Room and Board

$1,220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Orleans was of $9,294 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 2.16% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at University of New Orleans received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

7.55%

2015 Default Rate

141

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Orleans was 7.55%, which represents 141 out of the 1868 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 New Orleans received 3,409 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.3% annual decline. Out of those 3,409 applicants, 2,047 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60% acceptance rate.

There were 8,037 students enrolled at University of New Orleans in 2016, and 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of New Orleans has an overall enrollment yield of 42.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,047

Accepted Out of 3,409

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of New Orleans was 60% (2,047 admissions from 3,409 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 57.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -13.3%, while admissions declined by -9.7%.

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SAT Scores

6%

Submission Percentage

55

Scores Submitted

6% of enrolled first-time students at University of New Orleans in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of New Orleans has a total enrollment of 8,037 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Orleans is 5,506 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,531. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at University of New Orleans are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Orleans, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.9% White, 15.3% Black or African American, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Asian, 3.82% Two or More Races, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0747% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Orleans in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (25.7%), followed by White Female (25.4%) and Black or African American Female (9.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.3%), followed by White Male (25.9%) and Black or African American Female (8.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Orleans, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,037 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Orleans is 5,506 and the part-time enrollment is 2,531. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at University of New Orleans are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral 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 University of New Orleans was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of New Orleans had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,334

  2. Black or African American

    1,229

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    901

The enrolled student population at University of New Orleans is 53.9% White, 15.3% Black or African American, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Asian, 3.82% Two or More Races, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0747% 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 127 students (1.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 54 more women than men received degrees from University of New Orleans. The majority of degree recipients at University of New Orleans are white (1,064 degrees awarded). There were 4.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (225 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of New Orleans is General Business Administration & Management (136 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (109 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (96 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Orleans, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (94 degrees awarded), History (50 degrees), and Physical Sciences (69 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 New Orleans are Elementary & middle school teachers (295,393 people), Miscellaneous managers (275,995 people), Postsecondary teachers (233,136 people), Designers (221,412 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (175,972 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Orleans are English (94 degrees awarded), History (50 degrees), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (22 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (171 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 New Orleans are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at University of New Orleans are English (94 degrees awarded), History (50 degrees), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (22 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (171 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 New Orleans are Elementary & secondary schools (534,015 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (436,058 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (208,595 people), Hospitals (176,361 people), and Computer Systems Design (163,987 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Orleans are English (94 degrees awarded), History (50 degrees), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (22 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (171 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 New Orleans.

Most Common

  1. 136 degrees awarded

  2. 109 degrees awarded

  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of New Orleans was General Business Administration & Management with 136 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 890

  2. 944

In 2016, 890 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Orleans, which is 0.943 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (944).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 124 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Orleans in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.12 times more than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 111 degrees were awarded to women at University of New Orleans in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.895 times less than the 124 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 13% of students graduating from University of New Orleans completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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 (53.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of New Orleans is Female and Asian (53.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, 14% of graduates (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,064 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    225 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    155 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Orleans is white (1,064 degrees awarded). There were 4.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (225 degrees).

3.49% of degree recipients (64 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    535 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    529 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    148 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of New Orleans is white female (535 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (529 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Orleans has an endowment valued at nearly $20.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of New Orleans had a total expenditure of $157M. Of that $157M, they spent $67.7M on salaries and $157M on benefits.

University of New Orleans employs 90 Professors, 70 Associate professors, and 58 Instructors. Most academics at University of New Orleans are Male Professors (69), Male Associate professors(44), and Male Assistant professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Orleans are: Business and Financial Operations, with 242 employees, Management, with 167 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.8M

2015 Endowment

10.4%

decline from 2014

University of New Orleans has an endowment valued at about $20.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of New Orleans declined 10.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $250M 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: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.13M - Federal

  2. $12.6M - State

  3. $295k - Local

As of 2015, University of New Orleans received $6.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.6M from state grants and contracts, and $295k 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.

$67.7M

Salary Expenditure

$157M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of New Orleans had a total expenditure of $157M. Of that $157M, they spent $67.7M on salaries and $157M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$67.7M

2015 Salaries

5.35%

decline from 2014

In 2015, University of New Orleans paid a median of $67.7M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($157M) and a 5.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.33% decline from 2013 and a 1.28% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.3M

Instructional Salaries

266

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of New Orleans paid a total of $18.3M to 266 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

90 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

242 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Orleans were Professor with 90 employees; Associate professor with 70 employees; and Associate professor with 58 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Orleans were Business and Financial Operations with 242 employees; Management with 167 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Orleans was Male Professor with 69 employees, Male Associate professor with 44 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of New Orleans.

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