Utica College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,560
3.49% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,474
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.96%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
86.8%
3,837 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
4,947
62% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
54.3%
274 Graduates

About

Utica College is a higher education institution located in Oneida County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Utica College were Registered Nursing (371 degrees awarded), Critical Infrastructure Protection (118 degrees), and General Health Services (109 degrees).

In 2019, 1,778 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Utica College. 61.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,112 degrees), 6.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (174 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Utica College is $21,560, which is $−466 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Utica College is $21,560, which is $−466 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,474.

In 2019, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,560
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Utica College was $21,560. The cost of tuition at Utica College is $−466 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$22,474
2019 Value
2.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Utica College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,474. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Utica College grew by 2.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,793
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Utica College was of $10,793 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 3.46% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Utica College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.43% with respect to 2018, when 70% 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.
4.96%
2017 Default Rate
74
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Utica College was 4.96%, which represents 74 out of the 1491 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

Utica College received 3,837 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 9.16% annual decline. Out of those 3,837 applicants, 3,332 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,947 students enrolled at Utica College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Utica College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,332
Accepted Out of 3,837

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Utica College was 86.8% (3,332 admissions from 3,837 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 84.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −9.16%, while admissions declined by −6.56%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Utica College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Utica College has a total enrollment of 4,947 students. The full-time enrollment at Utica College is 3,069 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,878. This means that 62% of students enrolled at Utica College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Utica College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% White, 9.12% Black or African American, 8.15% Hispanic or Latino, 6.17% Asian, 1.96% Two or More Races, 0.485% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.101% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Utica College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.4%), followed by White Male (29.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.5%), followed by White Male (26.5%) and Asian Male (2.45%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Utica College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,947 students. The full-time enrollment at Utica College is 3,069 and the part-time enrollment is 1,878. This means that 62% of students enrolled at Utica College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 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 Utica College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Utica College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,218
  2. Black or African American
    451
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    403

The enrolled student population at Utica College is 65% White, 9.12% Black or African American, 8.15% Hispanic or Latino, 6.17% Asian, 1.96% Two or More Races, 0.485% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.101% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 406 students (8.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 420 more women than men received degrees from Utica College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Utica College is white (1,112 degrees awarded). There were 6.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (174 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Utica College is Registered Nursing (371 degrees awarded), followed by Critical Infrastructure Protection (118 degrees) and General Health Services (109 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Utica College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (440 degrees awarded), Health (897 degrees), and Psychology (88 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utica College are Registered nurses (1,439,524 people), Other managers (275,224 people), Postsecondary teachers (222,991 people), Physicians (214,732 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (214,047 people).

The most specialized majors at Utica College are Protective Services (440 degrees awarded), Health (897 degrees), Psychology (88 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (16 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 Utica College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Computer hardware engineers, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Utica College are Protective Services (440 degrees awarded), Health (897 degrees), Psychology (88 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (16 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utica College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,693,659 people), Elementary & secondary schools (731,903 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (501,906 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (446,788 people), and Outpatient care centers (382,571 people).

The most specialized majors at Utica College are Protective Services (440 degrees awarded), Health (897 degrees), Psychology (88 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (16 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 Utica College.
Most Common
  1. 371 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 118 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 109 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Utica College was Registered Nursing with 371 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

679
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,099
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 679 degrees were awarded to men at Utica College, which is 0.618 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,099).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 197 degrees were awarded to men at Utica College in Critical Infrastructure Protection, which is 2.7 times more than the 73 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 313 degrees were awarded to women at Utica College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.4 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 35% of students graduating from Utica College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 (67.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Utica College is Female and White (67.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.92% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,112 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    174 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    171 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Utica College is white (1,112 degrees awarded). There were 6.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (174 degrees).

9.62% of degree recipients (171 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    681 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    431 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    114 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Utica College is white female (681 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (431 degrees).

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Operations

Utica College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.28%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Utica College had a total salary expenditure of $84.2M. Utica College employs 48 Associate professors, 44 Assistant professors, and 35 No academic ranks. Most academics at Utica College are Male Associate professors (29), Female Assistant professors(25), and Male Professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Utica College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 70 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.1M
2019 Endowment
3.2%
decline from 2018

Utica College has an endowment valued at about $25.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Utica College declined 3.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.4M 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $729k - Federal
  2. $2.33M - State
  3. $33k - Local

As of 2019, Utica College received $729k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.33M from state grants and contracts, and $33k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$38.8M
2019 Salaries
2.99%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Utica College paid a median of $38.8M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($84.2M) and a 2.99% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.14% growth from 2017 and a 0.455% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.3M
Instructional Salaries
159
Number of Employees

In 2019, Utica College paid a total of $13.3M to 159 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
48 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Utica College were Associate professor with 48 employees; Assistant professor with 44 employees; and Assistant professor with 35 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Utica College were Office and Administrative Support with 70 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Utica College was Male Associate professor with 29 employees, Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, and Male Professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Utica College.

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