Wheeling Jesuit University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,000

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,098

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.43%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

93.2%

1,020 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,289

76.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58%

148 Graduates

About

Wheeling Jesuit University is a higher education institution located in Ohio County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wheeling Jesuit University were Registered Nursing (48 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees), and General Psychology (18 degrees).

In 2016, 435 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wheeling Jesuit University. 64.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (358 degrees), 8.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wheeling Jesuit University is $27,000, which is $6,840 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wheeling Jesuit University is $27,000, which is $6,840 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 $19,098.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,000

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Wheeling Jesuit University was $27,000. The cost of tuition at Wheeling Jesuit University is $6,840 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$19,098

2016 Value

1.89%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Wheeling Jesuit University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,098. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Wheeling Jesuit University grew by 1.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,398

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wheeling Jesuit University was of $6,398 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 6.01% 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

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Wheeling Jesuit University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.8% with respect to 2015, when 79% 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.

5.43%

2015 Default Rate

30

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Wheeling Jesuit University was 5.43%, which represents 30 out of the 552 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

Wheeling Jesuit University received 1,020 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.2% annual decline. Out of those 1,020 applicants, 951 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,289 students enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University in 2016, and 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wheeling Jesuit University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

951

Accepted Out of 1,020

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wheeling Jesuit University was 93.2% (951 admissions from 1,020 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 60.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -162%, while admissions grew by 28.7%.

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SAT Scores

26%

Submission Percentage

58

Scores Submitted

26% of enrolled first-time students at Wheeling Jesuit University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wheeling Jesuit University has a total enrollment of 1,289 students. The full-time enrollment at Wheeling Jesuit University is 982 students and the part-time enrollment is 307. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wheeling Jesuit University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78% White, 5.82% Black or African American, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 1.86% Two or More Races, 1.24% Asian, 0.621% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (37.1%), followed by White Female (35.8%) and Black or African American Male (5.19%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50.5%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Asian Male (2.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wheeling Jesuit University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,289 students. The full-time enrollment at Wheeling Jesuit University is 982 and the part-time enrollment is 307. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 Wheeling Jesuit University was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wheeling Jesuit University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,006

  2. Black or African American

    75

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    30

The enrolled student population at Wheeling Jesuit University is 78% White, 5.82% Black or African American, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 1.86% Two or More Races, 1.24% Asian, 0.621% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 75 students (5.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 129 more women than men received degrees from Wheeling Jesuit University. The majority of degree recipients at Wheeling Jesuit University are white (358 degrees awarded). There were 8.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wheeling Jesuit University is Registered Nursing (48 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees) and General Psychology (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wheeling Jesuit University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (79 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), and Health (183 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 Wheeling Jesuit University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,890,937 people), Registered nurses (1,284,361 people), Secondary school teachers (316,583 people), Education administrators (265,595 people), and Postsecondary teachers (252,023 people).

The most specialized majors at Wheeling Jesuit University are Education (79 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Health (183 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 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 Wheeling Jesuit University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Wheeling Jesuit University are Education (79 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Health (183 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 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 Wheeling Jesuit University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,879,659 people), Hospitals (1,561,867 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (446,787 people), Outpatient care centers (227,028 people), and Offices of physicians (211,445 people).

The most specialized majors at Wheeling Jesuit University are Education (79 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Health (183 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 33 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wheeling Jesuit University was Registered Nursing with 48 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 153

  2. 282

In 2016, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Wheeling Jesuit University, which is 0.543 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (282).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Wheeling Jesuit University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.5 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Wheeling Jesuit University in Family Practice Nurse, which is 11.8 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 54% of students graduating from Wheeling Jesuit University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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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 Wheeling Jesuit 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, 4.05% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    358 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wheeling Jesuit University is white (358 degrees awarded). There were 8.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

10.1% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    233 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    125 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wheeling Jesuit University is white female (233 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (125 degrees).

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Operations

Wheeling Jesuit University has an endowment valued at nearly $13.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $240k (1.74%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Wheeling Jesuit University had a total expenditure of $33.5M. Of that $33.5M, they spent $13.4M on salaries and $33.5M on benefits.

Wheeling Jesuit University employs 25 Associate professors, 24 Assistant professors, and 15 Professors. Most academics at Wheeling Jesuit University are Male Professors (13), Female Associate professors(13), and Female Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wheeling Jesuit University are: Service, with 34 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.8M

2015 Endowment

14.4%

decline from 2014

Wheeling Jesuit University has an endowment valued at about $13.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Wheeling Jesuit University declined 14.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.1M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.11M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Wheeling Jesuit University received $2.11M 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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$13.4M

Salary Expenditure

$33.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Wheeling Jesuit University had a total expenditure of $33.5M. Of that $33.5M, they spent $13.4M on salaries and $33.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$13.4M

2015 Salaries

13.4%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Wheeling Jesuit University paid a median of $13.4M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($33.5M) and a 13.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.92% decline from 2013 and a 4.1% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.39M

Instructional Salaries

77

Number of Employees

In 2015, Wheeling Jesuit University paid a total of $4.39M to 77 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% 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

25 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wheeling Jesuit University were Associate professor with 25 employees; Assistant professor with 24 employees; and Assistant professor with 15 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wheeling Jesuit University were Service with 34 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 28 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wheeling Jesuit University was Male Professor with 13 employees, Female Associate professor with 13 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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

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