Walsh University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,220

3.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,195

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.06%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

77.7%

1,693 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,776

73.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.3%

260 Graduates

About

Walsh University is a higher education institution located in Stark County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Walsh University were General Business Administration & Management (109 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (97 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (53 degrees).

In 2016, 753 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Walsh University. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (575 degrees), 5.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Walsh University is $27,220, which is $7,060 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Walsh University is $27,220, which is $7,060 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 $20,195.

In 2016, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,220

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Walsh University was $27,220. The cost of tuition at Walsh University is $7,060 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$20,195

2016 Value

3.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Walsh University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,195. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Walsh University grew by 3.52%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,091

Room and Board

$1,104

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Walsh University was of $9,091 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,104. The cost of room and board increased by 3.75% 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

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Walsh University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.18% with respect to 2015, when 85% 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.

5.06%

2015 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Walsh University was 5.06%, which represents 41 out of the 810 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

Walsh University received 1,693 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 17% annual growth. Out of those 1,693 applicants, 1,315 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,776 students enrolled at Walsh University in 2016, and 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Walsh University has an overall enrollment yield of 33.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,315

Accepted Out of 1,693

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Walsh University was 77.7% (1,315 admissions from 1,693 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 80.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 17%, while admissions grew by 13.2%.

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SAT Scores

17%

Submission Percentage

75

Scores Submitted

17% of enrolled first-time students at Walsh University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Walsh University has a total enrollment of 2,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Walsh University is 2,041 students and the part-time enrollment is 735. This means that 73.5% of students enrolled at Walsh University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Walsh University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.7% White, 6.27% Black or African American, 2.49% Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% Two or More Races, 0.72% Asian, 0.324% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.072% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Walsh University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Black or African American Male (4.78%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (24.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Walsh University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Walsh University is 2,041 and the part-time enrollment is 735. This means that 73.5% of students enrolled at Walsh University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

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 Walsh University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Walsh University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,017

  2. Black or African American

    174

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    69

The enrolled student population at Walsh University is 72.7% White, 6.27% Black or African American, 2.49% Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% Two or More Races, 0.72% Asian, 0.324% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.072% 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 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, 335 students (12.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 263 more women than men received degrees from Walsh University. The majority of degree recipients at Walsh University are white (575 degrees awarded). There were 5.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Walsh University is General Business Administration & Management (109 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (97 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (53 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Walsh University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (16 degrees awarded), Theology (13 degrees), and Biology (55 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 Walsh University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,123,571 people), Accountants & auditors (1,113,471 people), Miscellaneous managers (868,034 people), Financial managers (445,625 people), and Physicians & surgeons (427,261 people).

The most specialized majors at Walsh University are History (16 degrees awarded), Theology (13 degrees), Biology (55 degrees), Business (270 degrees), and Education (101 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 Walsh University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Walsh University are History (16 degrees awarded), Theology (13 degrees), Biology (55 degrees), Business (270 degrees), and Education (101 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 Walsh University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,277,656 people), Hospitals (839,979 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (746,898 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (606,206 people), and Banking & related activities (515,541 people).

The most specialized majors at Walsh University are History (16 degrees awarded), Theology (13 degrees), Biology (55 degrees), Business (270 degrees), and Education (101 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 109 degrees awarded

  2. 97 degrees awarded

  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Walsh University was General Business Administration & Management with 109 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 245

  2. 508

In 2016, 245 degrees were awarded to men at Walsh University, which is 0.482 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (508).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Walsh University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.864 times less than the 81 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to women at Walsh University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.08 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

55%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 44% of students graduating from Walsh University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Walsh University is Male and Asian (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, 7.69% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    575 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Walsh University is white (575 degrees awarded). There were 5.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

13.8% of degree recipients (104 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    405 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    170 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Walsh University is white female (405 degrees awarded). There were 2.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (170 degrees).

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Operations

Walsh University has an endowment valued at nearly $21.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $565k (2.58%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Walsh University had a total expenditure of $48.9M. Of that $48.9M, they spent $22.1M on salaries and $48.9M on benefits.

Walsh University employs 56 Associate professors, 38 Assistant professors, and 32 Professors. Most academics at Walsh University are Female Associate professors (29), Male Associate professors(27), and Female Assistant professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walsh University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 61 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.9M

2015 Endowment

4.18%

growth from 2014

Walsh University has an endowment valued at about $21.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Walsh University grew 4.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.94M 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $925k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Walsh University received $925k 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

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$22.1M

Salary Expenditure

$48.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Walsh University had a total expenditure of $48.9M. Of that $48.9M, they spent $22.1M on salaries and $48.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$22.1M

2015 Salaries

1.21%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Walsh University paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($48.9M) and a 1.21% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.48% growth from 2013 and a 8.25% 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

$8.13M

Instructional Salaries

131

Number of Employees

In 2015, Walsh University paid a total of $8.13M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

56 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

61 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Walsh University were Associate professor with 56 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 32 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walsh University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 61 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Walsh University was Female Associate professor with 29 employees, Male Associate professor with 27 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Walsh University.

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