University of Saint Mary

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,900

4.02% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,455

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.43%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

49.4%

888 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,409

78.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

33.6%

45 Graduates

About

University of Saint Mary is a higher education institution located in Leavenworth County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Saint Mary were Registered Nursing (96 degrees awarded), General Psychology (15 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (15 degrees).

In 2016, 376 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Saint Mary. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (264 degrees), 6.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Mary is $25,900, which is $5,740 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Mary is $25,900, which is $5,740 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 $19,455.

In 2016, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,900

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Saint Mary was $25,900. The cost of tuition at University of Saint Mary is $5,740 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$19,455

2016 Value

10.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Saint Mary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,455. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Saint Mary grew by 10.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,782

Room and Board

$2,426

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Saint Mary was of $6,782 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,426. The cost of room and board increased by 4.59% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.02% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at University of Saint Mary received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 63% 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.

5.43%

2015 Default Rate

24

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Saint Mary was 5.43%, which represents 24 out of the 442 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 Saint Mary received 888 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.53% annual decline. Out of those 888 applicants, 439 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,409 students enrolled at University of Saint Mary in 2016, and 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Saint Mary has an overall enrollment yield of 27.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

439

Accepted Out of 888

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Saint Mary was 49.4% (439 admissions from 888 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 49%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -5.53%, while admissions declined by -4.77%.

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SAT Scores

19%

Submission Percentage

23

Scores Submitted

19% of enrolled first-time students at University of Saint Mary in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Saint Mary has a total enrollment of 1,409 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Mary is 1,110 students and the part-time enrollment is 299. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at University of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.7% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.3% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.13% Asian, 0.568% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.497% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Saint Mary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.7%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,409 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Mary is 1,110 and the part-time enrollment is 299. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at University of Saint Mary 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 Saint Mary was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Saint Mary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    855

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    198

  3. Black or African American

    117

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Mary is 60.7% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.3% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.13% Asian, 0.568% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.497% 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 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, 133 students (9.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 134 more women than men received degrees from University of Saint Mary. The majority of degree recipients at University of Saint Mary are white (264 degrees awarded). There were 6.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Saint Mary is Registered Nursing (96 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (15 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Saint Mary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (173 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 Saint Mary are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,038,874 people), Registered nurses (1,334,392 people), Secondary school teachers (348,808 people), Education administrators (309,362 people), and Miscellaneous managers (274,989 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Health (173 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), Education (43 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 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 Saint Mary are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Health (173 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), Education (43 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 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 Saint Mary are Elementary & secondary schools (3,234,988 people), Hospitals (1,715,156 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,260 people), Outpatient care centers (360,072 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (245,382 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Health (173 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), Education (43 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 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 Saint Mary.

Most Common

  1. 96 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Saint Mary was Registered Nursing with 96 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 121

  2. 255

In 2016, 121 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary, which is 0.475 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (255).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 17 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary in Physical Therapy, which is 0.85 times less than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 95 degrees were awarded to women at University of Saint Mary in Registered Nursing, which is 7.92 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%

100% Completion Time

35%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 27% of students graduating from University of Saint Mary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 University of Saint Mary 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, 2.22% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    264 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Saint Mary is white (264 degrees awarded). There were 6.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

6.12% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    191 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    73 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Saint Mary is white female (191 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (73 degrees).

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Operations

University of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at nearly $15.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $318k (2.09%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Saint Mary had a total expenditure of $22.1M. Of that $22.1M, they spent $9.84M on salaries and $22.1M on benefits.

University of Saint Mary employs 27 Assistant professors, 14 Professors, and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Saint Mary are Female Assistant professors (16), Male Assistant professors(11), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Mary are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 25 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.2M

2015 Endowment

14.9%

growth from 2014

University of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at about $15.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Saint Mary grew 14.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.6M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Saint Mary received $0 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.

$9.84M

Salary Expenditure

$22.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Saint Mary had a total expenditure of $22.1M. Of that $22.1M, they spent $9.84M on salaries and $22.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$9.84M

2015 Salaries

12.9%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Saint Mary paid a median of $9.84M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($22.1M) and a 12.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.9% growth from 2013 and a 10.6% 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

$3.58M

Instructional Salaries

63

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Saint Mary paid a total of $3.58M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.4% 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

27 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

25 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Saint Mary were Assistant professor with 27 employees; Professor with 14 employees; and Professor with 13 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Mary were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Saint Mary was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Saint Mary.

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