Webber International University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$22,770

1.99% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,778

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.9%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

49.7%

710 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

712

94.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

27.6%

47 Graduates

About

Webber International University is a higher education institution located in Polk County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Webber International University were Sport & Fitness Management (30 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (16 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (15 degrees).

In 2016, 148 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Webber International University. 42.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (58 degrees), 2.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Webber International University is $22,770, which is $-1,645 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Webber International University is $22,770, which is $-1,645 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,778.

In 2016, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,770

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Webber International University was $22,770. The cost of tuition at Webber International University is $-1,645 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$24,778

2016 Value

4.18%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Webber International University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,778. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Webber International University grew by 4.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,613

Room and Board

$1,206

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Webber International University was of $8,613 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,206. The cost of room and board increased by 1.88% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.05% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Webber International University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2015, when 94% 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.

13.9%

2015 Default Rate

59

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Webber International University was 13.9%, which represents 59 out of the 423 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

Webber International University received 710 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.92% annual decline. Out of those 710 applicants, 353 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.7% acceptance rate.

There were 712 students enrolled at Webber International University in 2016, and 31% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Webber International University has an overall enrollment yield of 50.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

353

Accepted Out of 710

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Webber International University was 49.7% (353 admissions from 710 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 52.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -3.92%, while admissions declined by -9.25%.

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SAT Scores

31%

Submission Percentage

55

Scores Submitted

31% of enrolled first-time students at Webber International University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Webber International University has a total enrollment of 712 students. The full-time enrollment at Webber International University is 672 students and the part-time enrollment is 40. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Webber International University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Webber International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.3% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 0.843% Two or More Races, 0.421% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.281% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Asian.

Students enrolled at Webber International University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (23.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.2%) and White Female (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (27.3%), followed by White Female (22.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Webber International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 712 students. The full-time enrollment at Webber International University is 672 and the part-time enrollment is 40. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Webber International University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%

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 Webber International University was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Webber International University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    273

  2. Black or African American

    175

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    97

The enrolled student population at Webber International University is 38.3% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 0.843% Two or More Races, 0.421% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.281% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 22 fewer women than men received degrees from Webber International University. The majority of degree recipients at Webber International University are white (58 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Webber International University is Sport & Fitness Management (30 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (16 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Webber International University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Business (88 degrees), and Protective Services (16 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 Webber International University are Accountants & auditors (1,084,478 people), Miscellaneous managers (817,331 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (505,681 people), Financial managers (433,636 people), and Chief executives & legislators (332,235 people).

The most specialized majors at Webber International University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Business (88 degrees), Protective Services (16 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 degrees), and Legal (2 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 Webber International University are Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Webber International University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Business (88 degrees), Protective Services (16 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 degrees), and Legal (2 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 Webber International University are Computer Systems Design (857,283 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (608,190 people), Elementary & secondary schools (543,767 people), Banking & related activities (533,503 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (482,445 people).

The most specialized majors at Webber International University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Business (88 degrees), Protective Services (16 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 degrees), and Legal (2 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 Webber International University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Webber International University was Sport & Fitness Management with 30 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 85

  2. 63

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Webber International University, which is 1.35 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Webber International University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 1.62 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Webber International University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 0.619 times less than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 18% of students graduating from Webber International University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Webber International University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Webber International University is white (58 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (23 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    31 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Webber International University is white male (31 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (27 degrees).

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Operations

Webber International University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.09M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $98.1k (1.93%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Webber International University had a total expenditure of $12.8M. Of that $12.8M, they spent $4.22M on salaries and $12.8M on benefits.

Webber International University employs 11 Assistant professors, 6 Associate professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at Webber International University are Female Assistant professors (6), Male Associate professors(5), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Webber International University are: Service, with 28 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.09M

2015 Endowment

11.8%

decline from 2014

Webber International University has an endowment valued at about $5.09M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Webber International University declined 11.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.6M lower 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Webber International University received $0 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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$4.22M

Salary Expenditure

$12.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Webber International University had a total expenditure of $12.8M. Of that $12.8M, they spent $4.22M on salaries and $12.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$4.22M

2015 Salaries

5.97%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Webber International University paid a median of $4.22M in salaries, which represents 32.9% of their overall expenditure ($12.8M) and a 5.97% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.01% decline from 2013 and a 17.7% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.13M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2015, Webber International University paid a total of $1.13M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

28 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Webber International University were Assistant professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 6 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Webber International University were Service with 28 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Webber International University was Female Assistant professor with 6 employees, Male Associate professor with 5 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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

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