Wingate University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,796
8.04% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,594
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.01%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
73.3%
16,841 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,653
92% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
49.5%
289 Graduates

About

Wingate University is a higher education institution located in Union County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wingate University were General Biological Sciences (60 degrees awarded), General Psychology (39 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (37 degrees).

In 2020, 762 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wingate University. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (459 degrees), 4.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (108 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wingate University is $38,796, which is $16,266 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wingate University is $38,796, which is $16,266 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,594.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending Wingate University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,796
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Wingate University was $38,796. The cost of tuition at Wingate University is $16,266 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$20,594
2020 Value
7.51%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Wingate University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,594. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Wingate University grew by 7.51%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,140
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wingate University was of $10,140 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 14.1% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Wingate University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2019, when 99% 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.
4.01%
2018 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wingate University was 4.01%, which represents 32 out of the 799 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

Wingate University received 16,841 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.34% annual growth. Out of those 16,841 applicants, 12,339 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,653 students enrolled at Wingate University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wingate University has an overall enrollment yield of 6.69%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
12,339
Accepted Out of 16,841

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wingate University was 73.3% (12,339 admissions from 16,841 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 88.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 5.34%, while admissions declined by −13%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Wingate University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wingate University has a total enrollment of 3,653 students. The full-time enrollment at Wingate University is 3,362 students and the part-time enrollment is 291. This means that 92% of students enrolled at Wingate University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wingate University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.2% White, 20.4% Black or African American, 6.82% Two or More Races, 5.91% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Asian, 0.438% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wingate University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.8%), followed by White Male (19.7%) and Black or African American Female (12.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.4%), followed by White Male (19.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.97%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wingate University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,653 students. The full-time enrollment at Wingate University is 3,362 and the part-time enrollment is 291. This means that 92% of students enrolled at Wingate University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2020 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 Wingate University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wingate University had a retention rate lower 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
    744
  3. Two or More Races
    249

The enrolled student population at Wingate University is 55.2% White, 20.4% Black or African American, 6.82% Two or More Races, 5.91% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Asian, 0.438% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 161 students (4.41%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 204 more women than men received degrees from Wingate University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wingate University is white (459 degrees awarded). There were 4.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (108 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wingate University is General Biological Sciences (60 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (39 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (37 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wingate University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (34 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 Wingate University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,810,421 people), Secondary school teachers (424,962 people), Physicians (392,142 people), Education administrators (302,280 people), and Other managers (286,824 people).

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Education (103 degrees), and Communications (37 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 Wingate University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Education (103 degrees), and Communications (37 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 Wingate University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,981,132 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (646,508 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (563,773 people), Offices of physicians (217,782 people), and Outpatient care centers (195,502 people).

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees awarded), Biology (71 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Education (103 degrees), and Communications (37 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 Wingate University.
Most Common
  1. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wingate University was General Biological Sciences with 60 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

279
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
483
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 279 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University, which is 0.578 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (483).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 4.38 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 54 degrees were awarded to women at Wingate University in Pharmacy, which is 2.08 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 43% of students graduating from Wingate University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wingate University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.46% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    459 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wingate University is white (459 degrees awarded). There were 4.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (108 degrees).

9.06% of degree recipients (69 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    296 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    163 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wingate University is white female (296 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (163 degrees).

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Operations

Wingate University has an endowment valued at nearly $99.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.24M (5.28%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Wingate University had a total salary expenditure of $83.9M. Wingate University employs 81 Associate professors, 59 Assistant professors, and 30 Professors. Most academics at Wingate University are Female Associate professors (44), Female Assistant professors(40), and Male Associate professors (37).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wingate University are: Management, with 62 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 51 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$99.2M
2020 Endowment
2.43%
growth from 2019

Wingate University has an endowment valued at about $99.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Wingate University grew 2.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $59.5M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.38M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Wingate University received $2.38M 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

Salary Expenditure

$36.7M
2020 Salaries
2.64%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Wingate University paid a median of $36.7M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($83.9M) and a 2.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.86% growth from 2018 and a 6.69% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.3M
Instructional Salaries
185
Number of Employees

In 2020, Wingate University paid a total of $15.3M to 185 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
81 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wingate University were Associate professor with 81 employees; Assistant professor with 59 employees; and Assistant professor with 30 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wingate University were Management with 62 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 51 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wingate University was Female Associate professor with 44 employees, Female Assistant professor with 40 employees, and Male Associate professor with 37 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Wingate University.

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