Wingate University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,170

4.44% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,307

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.24%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

69.6%

7,581 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,193

85.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.7%

325 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 Human Services (44 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (36 degrees), and General Psychology (35 degrees).

In 2016, 730 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wingate University. 62.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (485 degrees), 5.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wingate University is $29,170, which is $9,010 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wingate University is $29,170, which is $9,010 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 $17,307.

In 2016, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,170

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Wingate University was $29,170. The cost of tuition at Wingate University is $9,010 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$17,307

2016 Value

8.04%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Wingate University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,307. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Wingate University grew by 8.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,391

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wingate University was of $6,391 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 1.67% 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

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Wingate University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.43% with respect to 2015, when 92% 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.

4.24%

2015 Default Rate

30

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Wingate University was 4.24%, which represents 30 out of the 708 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 7,581 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.45% annual decline. Out of those 7,581 applicants, 5,273 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,193 students enrolled at Wingate University in 2016, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wingate University has an overall enrollment yield of 11.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,273

Accepted Out of 7,581

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wingate University was 69.6% (5,273 admissions from 7,581 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 69.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -5.45%, while admissions declined by -5.79%.

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SAT Scores

68%

Submission Percentage

422

Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at Wingate University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wingate University has a total enrollment of 3,193 students. The full-time enrollment at Wingate University is 2,725 students and the part-time enrollment is 468. This means that 85.3% of students enrolled at Wingate University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wingate University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.2% White, 14.5% Black or African American, 4.98% Two or More Races, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.88% Asian, 0.626% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0626% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wingate University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.8%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Black or African American Female (7.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39.6%), followed by White Male (22.6%) and Asian Female (5.87%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wingate University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,193 students. The full-time enrollment at Wingate University is 2,725 and the part-time enrollment is 468. This means that 85.3% of students enrolled at Wingate University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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 Wingate University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wingate University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,953

  2. Black or African American

    462

  3. Two or More Races

    159

The enrolled student population at Wingate University is 61.2% White, 14.5% Black or African American, 4.98% Two or More Races, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.88% Asian, 0.626% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0626% 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.

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, 308 students (9.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 188 more women than men received degrees from Wingate University. The majority of degree recipients at Wingate University are white (485 degrees awarded). There were 5.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wingate University is General Human Services (44 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (36 degrees) and General Psychology (35 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 (54 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (44 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 (1,989,184 people), Physicians & surgeons (407,262 people), Secondary school teachers (346,065 people), Miscellaneous managers (335,847 people), and Education administrators (301,579 people).

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (54 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (44 degrees), Biology (48 degrees), and Communications (34 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 Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (54 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (44 degrees), Biology (48 degrees), and Communications (34 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 (3,001,221 people), Hospitals (679,128 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (536,363 people), Offices of physicians (191,976 people), and Outpatient care centers (178,970 people).

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (54 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (44 degrees), Biology (48 degrees), and Communications (34 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. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 36 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wingate University was General Human Services with 44 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 271

  2. 459

In 2016, 271 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University, which is 0.59 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (459).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University in Pharmacy, which is 0.661 times less than the 62 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Wingate University in Pharmacy, which is 1.51 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 42% 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 52% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wingate University is Male and Asian (83.3% 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, 19.4% of graduates (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    485 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    96 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wingate University is white (485 degrees awarded). There were 5.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

8.63% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    314 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    171 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wingate University is white female (314 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (171 degrees).

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Operations

Wingate University has an endowment valued at nearly $51.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.35M (4.59%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Wingate University had a total expenditure of $61.7M. Of that $61.7M, they spent $28.1M on salaries and $61.7M on benefits.

Wingate University employs 96 Assistant professors, 53 Associate professors, and 21 Professors. Most academics at Wingate University are Female Assistant professors (62), Male Assistant professors(34), and Female Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wingate University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 60 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$51.1M

2015 Endowment

4.54%

growth from 2014

Wingate University has an endowment valued at about $51.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Wingate University grew 4.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.3M 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. $253k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Wingate University received $253k 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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$28.1M

Salary Expenditure

$61.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Wingate University had a total expenditure of $61.7M. Of that $61.7M, they spent $28.1M on salaries and $61.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$28.1M

2015 Salaries

8.17%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Wingate University paid a median of $28.1M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($61.7M) and a 8.17% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.5% growth from 2013 and a 10.5% 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

$12.7M

Instructional Salaries

169

Number of Employees

In 2015, Wingate University paid a total of $12.7M to 169 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.3% 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

96 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wingate University were Assistant professor with 96 employees; Associate professor with 53 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wingate University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 60 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wingate University was Female Assistant professor with 62 employees, Male Assistant professor with 34 employees, and Female Associate professor with 27 employees.

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

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