William Jessup University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,300

14.1% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,263

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.83%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

72.5%

742 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,318

81.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

64.7%

75 Graduates

About

William Jessup University is a higher education institution located in Placer County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at William Jessup University were General Psychology (81 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (70 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (21 degrees).

In 2016, 299 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at William Jessup University. 58.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (217 degrees), 5.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at William Jessup University is $28,300, which is $3,885 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at William Jessup University is $28,300, which is $3,885 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,263.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,300

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at William Jessup University was $28,300. The cost of tuition at William Jessup University is $3,885 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$22,263

2016 Value

7.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 William Jessup University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,263. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of William Jessup University grew by 7.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,124

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at William Jessup University was of $11,124 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board increased by 3.51% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at William Jessup University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.21% with respect to 2015, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.83%

2015 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at William Jessup University was 4.83%, which represents 19 out of the 393 total borrowers.

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Admissions

William Jessup University received 742 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 42.1% annual growth. Out of those 742 applicants, 538 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,318 students enrolled at William Jessup University in 2016, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

William Jessup University has an overall enrollment yield of 37.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

538

Accepted Out of 742

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of William Jessup University was 72.5% (538 admissions from 742 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 42.1%, while admissions grew by 35.5%.

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SAT Scores

85%

Submission Percentage

167

Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at William Jessup University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

William Jessup University has a total enrollment of 1,318 students. The full-time enrollment at William Jessup University is 1,080 students and the part-time enrollment is 238. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at William Jessup University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at William Jessup University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60% White, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.92% Black or African American, 4.02% Asian, 2.05% Two or More Races, 1.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.06% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at William Jessup University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.2%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.8%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.53%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at William Jessup University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,318 students. The full-time enrollment at William Jessup University is 1,080 and the part-time enrollment is 238. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at William Jessup University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

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 William Jessup University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), William Jessup University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    791

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    239

  3. Black or African American

    78

The enrolled student population at William Jessup University is 60% White, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.92% Black or African American, 4.02% Asian, 2.05% Two or More Races, 1.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.06% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 53 more women than men received degrees from William Jessup University. The majority of degree recipients at William Jessup University are white (217 degrees awarded). There were 5.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at William Jessup University is General Psychology (81 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (70 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at William Jessup University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (81 degrees), and English (11 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 William Jessup University are Elementary & middle school teachers (388,546 people), Miscellaneous managers (265,707 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (214,254 people), Postsecondary teachers (211,970 people), and Designers (202,644 people).

The most specialized majors at William Jessup University are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (81 degrees), English (11 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), and History (4 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 William Jessup University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at William Jessup University are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (81 degrees), English (11 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), and History (4 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 William Jessup University are Elementary & secondary schools (783,348 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (452,557 people), Hospitals (279,482 people), Legal services (190,862 people), and Computer Systems Design (165,055 people).

The most specialized majors at William Jessup University are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (81 degrees), English (11 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 81 degrees awarded

  2. 70 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at William Jessup University was General Psychology with 81 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 123

  2. 176

In 2016, 123 degrees were awarded to men at William Jessup University, which is 0.699 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (176).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 40 degrees were awarded to men at William Jessup University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.33 times more than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 55 degrees were awarded to women at William Jessup University in General Psychology, which is 2.12 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 56% of students graduating from William Jessup University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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 William Jessup University is Female and Asian (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

    217 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at William Jessup University is white (217 degrees awarded). There were 5.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

1% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    128 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    89 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at William Jessup University is white female (128 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (89 degrees).

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Operations

William Jessup University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.64M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-110k (-6.71%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, William Jessup University had a total expenditure of $28M. Of that $28M, they spent $9.44M on salaries and $28M on benefits.

William Jessup University employs 14 Associate professors, 14 Assistant professors, and 9 Professors. Most academics at William Jessup University are Male Assistant professors (11), Male Associate professors(9), and Male Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at William Jessup University are: Management, with 23 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.64M

2015 Endowment

2.46%

decline from 2014

William Jessup University has an endowment valued at about $1.64M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of William Jessup University declined 2.46% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32M 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, William Jessup 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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$9.44M

Salary Expenditure

$28M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, William Jessup University had a total expenditure of $28M. Of that $28M, they spent $9.44M on salaries and $28M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$9.44M

2015 Salaries

14%

growth from 2014

In 2015, William Jessup University paid a median of $9.44M in salaries, which represents 33.7% of their overall expenditure ($28M) and a 14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.1% growth from 2013 and a 25.9% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.49M

Instructional Salaries

36

Number of Employees

In 2015, William Jessup University paid a total of $2.49M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

14 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at William Jessup University were Associate professor with 14 employees; Assistant professor with 14 employees; and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at William Jessup University were Management with 23 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at William Jessup University was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Associate professor with 9 employees, and Male Professor with 7 employees.

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

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