Waynesburg University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$22,380

3.52% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,504

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.04%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

93.7%

1,478 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,805

79.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

60.3%

242 Graduates

About

Waynesburg University is a higher education institution located in Greene County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Waynesburg University were Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (38 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (27 degrees).

In 2016, 555 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Waynesburg University. 60.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (512 degrees), 36.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Waynesburg University is $22,380, which is $2,220 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Waynesburg University is $22,380, which is $2,220 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 $18,504.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,380

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Waynesburg University was $22,380. The cost of tuition at Waynesburg University is $2,220 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$18,504

2016 Value

0.56%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Waynesburg University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,504. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Waynesburg University grew by 0.56%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,970

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Waynesburg University was of $7,970 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 4.05% 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

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Waynesburg University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 6.45% with respect to 2015, when 93% 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.

4.04%

2015 Default Rate

27

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Waynesburg University was 4.04%, which represents 27 out of the 669 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

Waynesburg University received 1,478 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.23% annual growth. Out of those 1,478 applicants, 1,385 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,805 students enrolled at Waynesburg University in 2016, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Waynesburg University has an overall enrollment yield of 29%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,385

Accepted Out of 1,478

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Waynesburg University was 93.7% (1,385 admissions from 1,478 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 85.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.23%, while admissions grew by 14.1%.

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SAT Scores

71%

Submission Percentage

286

Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at Waynesburg University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Waynesburg University has a total enrollment of 1,805 students. The full-time enrollment at Waynesburg University is 1,441 students and the part-time enrollment is 364. This means that 79.8% of students enrolled at Waynesburg University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Waynesburg University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90.4% White, 4.65% Black or African American, 1.99% Two or More Races, 1.27% Hispanic or Latino, 0.554% Asian, 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Waynesburg University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (53.9%), followed by White Male (36.9%) and Black or African American Male (2.55%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (57.8%), followed by White Male (28.4%) and Black or African American Female (6.42%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Waynesburg University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,805 students. The full-time enrollment at Waynesburg University is 1,441 and the part-time enrollment is 364. This means that 79.8% of students enrolled at Waynesburg University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

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 Waynesburg University was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Waynesburg University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,632

  2. Black or African American

    84

  3. Two or More Races

    36

The enrolled student population at Waynesburg University is 90.4% White, 4.65% Black or African American, 1.99% Two or More Races, 1.27% Hispanic or Latino, 0.554% Asian, 0.111% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 119 more women than men received degrees from Waynesburg University. The majority of degree recipients at Waynesburg University are white (512 degrees awarded). There were 36.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Waynesburg University is Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (38 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Waynesburg University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Communications (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 Waynesburg University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,071,322 people), Miscellaneous managers (355,315 people), Secondary school teachers (344,454 people), Education administrators (335,731 people), and Counselors (273,623 people).

The most specialized majors at Waynesburg University are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), Protective Services (51 degrees), Communications (27 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Education (53 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 Waynesburg University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Waynesburg University are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), Protective Services (51 degrees), Communications (27 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Education (53 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 Waynesburg University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,204,706 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (504,175 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (458,819 people), Hospitals (361,223 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (240,560 people).

The most specialized majors at Waynesburg University are Psychology (62 degrees awarded), Protective Services (51 degrees), Communications (27 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Education (53 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 Waynesburg University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Waynesburg University was Registered Nursing with 85 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 218

  2. 337

In 2016, 218 degrees were awarded to men at Waynesburg University, which is 0.647 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (337).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Waynesburg University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.89 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Waynesburg University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.89 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%

100% Completion Time

59%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 52% of students graduating from Waynesburg University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Waynesburg University is Female 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, 0.413% 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

    512 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Waynesburg University is white (512 degrees awarded). There were 36.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

2.52% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    311 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    201 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Waynesburg University is white female (311 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (201 degrees).

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Operations

Waynesburg University has an endowment valued at nearly $55.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.52M (2.73%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Waynesburg University had a total expenditure of $42.3M. Of that $42.3M, they spent $16.9M on salaries and $42.3M on benefits.

Waynesburg University employs 26 Assistant professors, 22 Professors, and 20 Instructors. Most academics at Waynesburg University are Male Assistant professors (15), Male Professors(14), and Female Instructors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Waynesburg University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$55.6M

2015 Endowment

9.43%

decline from 2014

Waynesburg University has an endowment valued at about $55.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Waynesburg University declined 9.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.7M higher 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. $851k - Federal

  2. $378k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Waynesburg University received $851k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $378k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$16.9M

Salary Expenditure

$42.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Waynesburg University had a total expenditure of $42.3M. Of that $42.3M, they spent $16.9M on salaries and $42.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$16.9M

2015 Salaries

1.03%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Waynesburg University paid a median of $16.9M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($42.3M) and a 1.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.24% growth from 2013 and a 1.93% 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

$5.07M

Instructional Salaries

80

Number of Employees

In 2015, Waynesburg University paid a total of $5.07M to 80 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% 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

26 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Waynesburg University were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Professor with 22 employees; and Professor with 20 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Waynesburg University were Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees; Management with 39 employees; and Service with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Waynesburg University was Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, Male Professor with 14 employees, and Female Instructor with 13 employees.

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

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