Wabash College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$41,600

2.97% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$24,603

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.19%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

63%

1,304 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

864

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

76.8%

225 Graduates

About

Wabash College is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wabash College were General Mathematics (31 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (19 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (18 degrees).

In 2017, 212 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wabash College. 0% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 100% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (154 degrees), 11.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wabash College is $41,600, which is $16,406 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wabash College is $41,600, which is $16,406 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,603.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,600

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Wabash College was $41,600. The cost of tuition at Wabash College is $16,406 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$24,603

2017 Value

1.48%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Wabash College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,603. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Wabash College grew by 1.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,363

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wabash College was of $8,363 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 6.66% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Wabash College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2016, when 98% 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.

4.19%

2016 Default Rate

9

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Wabash College was 4.19%, which represents 9 out of the 215 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

Wabash College received 1,304 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.56% annual growth. Out of those 1,304 applicants, 821 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63% acceptance rate.

There were 864 students enrolled at Wabash College in 2017, and 77% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wabash College has an overall enrollment yield of 28.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

821

Accepted Out of 1,304

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wabash College was 63% (821 admissions from 1,304 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 62.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.56%, while admissions grew by 2.11%.

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SAT Scores

77%

Submission Percentage

178

Scores Submitted

77% of enrolled first-time students at Wabash College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wabash College has a total enrollment of 864 students. The full-time enrollment at Wabash College is 864 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Wabash College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wabash College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73% White, 8.22% Hispanic or Latino, 6.25% Black or African American, 2.66% Two or More Races, 1.04% Asian, 0.116% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wabash College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (73%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8.22%) and Black or African American Male (6.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wabash College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 864 students. The full-time enrollment at Wabash College is 864 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Wabash College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 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 Wabash College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Wabash College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    631

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    71

  3. Black or African American

    54

The enrolled student population at Wabash College is 73% White, 8.22% Hispanic or Latino, 6.25% Black or African American, 2.66% Two or More Races, 1.04% Asian, 0.116% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 16 students (1.85%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 212 fewer women than men received degrees from Wabash College. The majority of degree recipients at Wabash College are white (154 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wabash College is General Mathematics (31 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (19 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wabash College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (26 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (31 degrees), and History (17 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 Wabash College are Elementary & middle school teachers (279,856 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (202,167 people), Postsecondary teachers (183,368 people), Other managers (145,451 people), and Secondary school teachers (114,463 people).

The most specialized majors at Wabash College are Language & Linguistics (26 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (31 degrees), History (17 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and English (25 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 Wabash College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Wabash College are Language & Linguistics (26 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (31 degrees), History (17 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and English (25 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 Wabash College are Elementary & secondary schools (517,814 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (328,354 people), Legal services (162,680 people), Computer Systems Design (148,799 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (107,504 people).

The most specialized majors at Wabash College are Language & Linguistics (26 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (31 degrees), History (17 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and English (25 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 Wabash College.

Most Common

  1. 31 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wabash College was General Mathematics with 31 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 212

  2. 0

In 2017, 212 degrees were awarded to men at Wabash College, which is N/A times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (0).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Wabash College in General Mathematics, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 0 degrees were awarded to women at Wabash College in General Biological Sciences, which is 0 times less than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%

100% Completion Time

73%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 70% of students graduating from Wabash College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wabash College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.444% 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

    154 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wabash College is white (154 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    154 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wabash College is white male (154 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (13 degrees).

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Operations

Wabash College has an endowment valued at nearly $340M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $29.4M (8.64%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Wabash College had a total salary expenditure of $51.3M. Wabash College employs 43 Associate professors, 26 Assistant professors, and 19 Professors. Most academics at Wabash College are Male Associate professors (25), Female Associate professors(18), and Male Professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wabash College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Management with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$340M

2017 Endowment

4.01%

growth from 2016

Wabash College has an endowment valued at about $340M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Wabash College grew 4.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $303M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $260k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Wabash College received $260k 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

Salary Expenditure

$18.6M

2017 Salaries

0.807%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Wabash College paid a median of $18.6M in salaries, which represents 36.3% of their overall expenditure ($51.3M) and a 0.807% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.311% growth from 2015 and a 0.542% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.03M

Instructional Salaries

90

Number of Employees

In 2017, Wabash College paid a total of $7.03M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

43 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wabash College were Associate professor with 43 employees; Assistant professor with 26 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wabash College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees; and Management with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wabash College was Male Associate professor with 25 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Professor with 15 employees.

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

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