Winona State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,377

3.86% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,678

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.55%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

66.5%

7,468 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

7,981

83.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.7%

945 Graduates

About

Winona State University is a higher education institution located in Winona County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Winona State University were Registered Nursing (275 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (176 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (152 degrees).

In 2017, 2,107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Winona State University. 63.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,845 degrees), 31.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Winona State University is $7,377, which is $-13,356 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Winona State University is $7,377, which is $-13,356 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,678.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,377

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Winona State University was $7,377. The cost of tuition at Winona State University is $-13,356 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$16,678

2017 Value

2.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Winona State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,678. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Winona State University grew by 2.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,460

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Winona State University was of $8,460 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.19% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Winona State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.82% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

3.55%

2016 Default Rate

78

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Winona State University was 3.55%, which represents 78 out of the 2197 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

Winona State University received 7,468 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.107% annual decline. Out of those 7,468 applicants, 4,966 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.5% acceptance rate.

There were 7,981 students enrolled at Winona State University in 2017, and 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Winona State University has an overall enrollment yield of 32.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,966

Accepted Out of 7,468

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Winona State University was 66.5% (4,966 admissions from 7,468 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 59.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.107%, while admissions grew by 11.2%.

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SAT Scores

1%

Submission Percentage

11

Scores Submitted

1% of enrolled first-time students at Winona State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Winona State University has a total enrollment of 7,981 students. The full-time enrollment at Winona State University is 6,640 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,341. This means that 83.2% of students enrolled at Winona State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Winona State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.6% White, 3.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Black or African American, 2.59% Two or More Races, 2.33% Asian, 0.213% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0752% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Winona State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (54.8%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.07%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (69.5%), followed by White Male (12.7%) and Black or African American Male (4.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Winona State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,981 students. The full-time enrollment at Winona State University is 6,640 and the part-time enrollment is 1,341. This means that 83.2% of students enrolled at Winona State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 Winona State University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Winona State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,751

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    257

  3. Black or African American

    246

The enrolled student population at Winona State University is 84.6% White, 3.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Black or African American, 2.59% Two or More Races, 2.33% Asian, 0.213% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0752% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 54 students (0.677%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 555 more women than men received degrees from Winona State University. The majority of degree recipients at Winona State University are white (1,845 degrees awarded). There were 31.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Winona State University is Registered Nursing (275 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (176 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (152 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Winona State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (135 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (111 degrees), and Education (318 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 Winona State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,959,475 people), Secondary school teachers (327,122 people), Education administrators (287,340 people), Other managers (213,661 people), and Social workers, all other (197,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Winona State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (135 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (111 degrees), Education (318 degrees), Communications (123 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (27 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 Winona State University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Winona State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (135 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (111 degrees), Education (318 degrees), Communications (123 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (27 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 Winona State University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,924,313 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (381,564 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (249,702 people), Individual & family services (151,099 people), and Outpatient care centers (129,902 people).

The most specialized majors at Winona State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (135 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (111 degrees), Education (318 degrees), Communications (123 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (27 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 Winona State University.

Most Common

  1. 275 degrees awarded

  2. 176 degrees awarded

  3. 152 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Winona State University was Registered Nursing with 275 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 776

  2. 1,331

In 2017, 776 degrees were awarded to men at Winona State University, which is 0.583 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,331).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Winona State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 78 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 242 degrees were awarded to women at Winona State University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.33 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 32% of students graduating from Winona State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Winona State University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (75% 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, 0.847% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,845 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    58 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Winona State University is white (1,845 degrees awarded). There were 31.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

0.759% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,175 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    670 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Winona State University is white female (1,175 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (670 degrees).

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Operations

Winona State University has an endowment valued at nearly $24.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.26M (5.1%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Winona State University had a total expenditure of $162M. Of that $162M, they spent $66.5M on salaries and $162M on benefits.

Winona State University employs 124 Professors, 102 Assistant professors, and 78 Associate professors. Most academics at Winona State University are Male Professors (77), Female Assistant professors(60), and Female Professors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winona State University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 78 employees, Service, with 54 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 53 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$24.7M

2017 Endowment

9.56%

growth from 2016

Winona State University has an endowment valued at about $24.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Winona State University grew 9.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.38M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Winona State 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

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$66.5M

Salary Expenditure

$162M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Winona State University had a total expenditure of $162M. Of that $162M, they spent $66.5M on salaries and $162M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Winona State University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$66.5M

2017 Salaries

2.73%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Winona State University paid a median of $66.5M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($162M) and a 2.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.06% decline from 2015 and a 1.47% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.4M

Instructional Salaries

320

Number of Employees

In 2017, Winona State University paid a total of $25.4M to 320 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

124 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

78 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Winona State University were Professor with 124 employees; Assistant professor with 102 employees; and Assistant professor with 78 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Winona State University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 78 employees; Service with 54 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Winona State University was Male Professor with 77 employees, Female Assistant professor with 60 employees, and Female Professor with 47 employees.

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

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