University of St Thomas

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$38,720

3.91% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$30,791

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.98%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

82.7%

6,221 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

9,920

70.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

75.6%

1,148 Graduates

About

University of St Thomas is a higher education institution located in Ramsey County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of St Thomas were General Marketing & Marketing Management (137 degrees awarded), General Finance (136 degrees), and Accounting (108 degrees).

In 2016, 2,978 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Thomas. 50.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,289 degrees), 20.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas is $38,720, which is $12,864 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Thomas is $38,720, which is $12,864 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,791.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,720

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of St Thomas was $38,720. The cost of tuition at University of St Thomas is $12,864 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$30,791

2016 Value

4.68%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of St Thomas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,791. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of St Thomas grew by 4.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,985

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Thomas was of $8,985 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.47% 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

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at University of St Thomas received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.1% with respect to 2015, when 91% 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.

1.98%

2015 Default Rate

45

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Thomas was 1.98%, which represents 45 out of the 2276 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 St Thomas received 6,221 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.4% annual growth. Out of those 6,221 applicants, 5,142 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.7% acceptance rate.

There were 9,920 students enrolled at University of St Thomas in 2016, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Thomas has an overall enrollment yield of 26.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,142

Accepted Out of 6,221

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Thomas was 82.7% (5,142 admissions from 6,221 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 84%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 14.4%, while admissions grew by 12.7%.

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SAT Scores

4%

Submission Percentage

50

Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Thomas in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Thomas has a total enrollment of 9,920 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas is 7,021 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,899. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.6% White, 4.55% Asian, 4.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.07% Black or African American, 2.58% Two or More Races, 0.171% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0302% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of St Thomas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (44.2%), followed by White Female (38.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37.9%), followed by White Male (29.7%) and Asian Female (3.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Thomas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,920 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Thomas is 7,021 and the part-time enrollment is 2,899. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at University of St Thomas are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%

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 St Thomas was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of St Thomas had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,594

  2. Asian

    451

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    406

The enrolled student population at University of St Thomas is 76.6% White, 4.55% Asian, 4.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.07% Black or African American, 2.58% Two or More Races, 0.171% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0302% 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, 227 students (2.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 18 more women than men received degrees from University of St Thomas. The majority of degree recipients at University of St Thomas are white (2,289 degrees awarded). There were 20.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Thomas is General Marketing & Marketing Management (137 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (136 degrees) and Accounting (108 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of St Thomas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (102 degrees awarded), Legal (137 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (161 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 St Thomas are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,006,255 people), Accountants & auditors (1,095,867 people), Miscellaneous managers (752,346 people), Financial managers (428,292 people), and Chief executives & legislators (336,946 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (102 degrees awarded), Legal (137 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (161 degrees), Business (1,072 degrees), and Education (408 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (102 degrees awarded), Legal (137 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (161 degrees), Business (1,072 degrees), and Education (408 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 St Thomas are Elementary & secondary schools (3,093,653 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (568,630 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,077 people), Banking & related activities (494,714 people), and Hospitals (438,320 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Thomas are Philosophy and Religious Studies (102 degrees awarded), Legal (137 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (161 degrees), Business (1,072 degrees), and Education (408 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 137 degrees awarded

  2. 136 degrees awarded

  3. 108 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Thomas was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 137 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,480

  2. 1,498

In 2016, 1,480 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas, which is 0.988 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,498).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 192 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Thomas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.3 times more than the 148 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 148 degrees were awarded to women at University of St Thomas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.771 times less than the 192 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 60% of students graduating from University of St Thomas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (81.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of St Thomas is Female and White (81.3% 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, 0.871% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,289 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    111 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    109 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Thomas is white (2,289 degrees awarded). There were 20.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (111 degrees).

2.35% of degree recipients (70 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,178 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,111 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of St Thomas is white female (1,178 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,111 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Thomas has an endowment valued at nearly $394M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.15M (1.05%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of St Thomas had a total expenditure of $249M. Of that $249M, they spent $127M on salaries and $249M on benefits.

University of St Thomas employs 180 Associate professors, 115 Professors, and 94 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of St Thomas are Male Associate professors (98), Male Professors(82), and Female Associate professors (82).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas are: Management, with 195 employees, Service, with 186 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 130 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$394M

2015 Endowment

1.14%

decline from 2014

University of St Thomas has an endowment valued at about $394M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Thomas declined 1.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $123M higher 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. $2.13M - Federal

  2. $833k - State

  3. $9.43k - Local

As of 2015, University of St Thomas received $2.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $833k from state grants and contracts, and $9.43k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$127M

Salary Expenditure

$249M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of St Thomas had a total expenditure of $249M. Of that $249M, they spent $127M on salaries and $249M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$127M

2015 Salaries

4.59%

decline from 2014

In 2015, University of St Thomas paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 51% of their overall expenditure ($249M) and a 4.59% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.12% growth from 2013 and a 4.79% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$39.4M

Instructional Salaries

438

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of St Thomas paid a total of $39.4M to 438 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

180 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

195 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Thomas were Associate professor with 180 employees; Professor with 115 employees; and Professor with 94 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Thomas were Management with 195 employees; Service with 186 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 130 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Thomas was Male Associate professor with 98 employees, Male Professor with 82 employees, and Female Associate professor with 82 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of St Thomas.

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