Wittenberg University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$42,260
1.97% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,912
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.1%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
93.9%
2,998 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,299
94.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
57.3%
317 Graduates

About

Wittenberg University is a higher education institution located in Clark County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Wittenberg University were Elementary Education & Teaching (34 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (28 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (26 degrees).

In 2022, 381 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wittenberg University. 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (310 degrees), 11.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wittenberg University is $42,260, which is $13,930 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Wittenberg University is $42,260, which is $13,930 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,912.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Wittenberg University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$42,260
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wittenberg University was $42,260. The cost of tuition at Wittenberg University is $13,930 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$22,912
2022 Value
3.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wittenberg University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,912. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wittenberg University grew by 3.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,046
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wittenberg University was of $11,046 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.99% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Wittenberg University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.11% with respect to 2021, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.1%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wittenberg University was 3.1%, which represents 16 out of the 516 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Wittenberg University received 2,998 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.37% annual growth. Out of those 2,998 applicants, 2,816 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,299 students enrolled at Wittenberg University in 2022. 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wittenberg University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,816
Accepted Out of 2,998

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wittenberg University was 93.9% (2,816 admissions from 2,998 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 92.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.37%, while admissions declined by −6.72%..

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage (2022)
33
Scores Submitted (2022)

8% of enrolled first-time students at Wittenberg University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wittenberg University had a total enrollment of 1,299 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wittenberg University is 1,227 students and the part-time enrollment is 72. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Wittenberg University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wittenberg University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.7% White, 9.55% Black or African American, 6% Two or More Races, 5.54% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Asian, and 0.231% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wittenberg University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (33.6%) and Black or African American Male (6.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50%), followed by White Male (30%) and Black or African American Male (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wittenberg University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,299 students. The full-time enrollment at Wittenberg University is 1,227 and the part-time enrollment is 72. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Wittenberg University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 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 Wittenberg University was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Wittenberg University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    957 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    124 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    78 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wittenberg University is 73.7% White, 9.55% Black or African American, 6% Two or More Races, 5.54% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Asian, and 0.231% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 43 students (3.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 65 more women than men received degrees from Wittenberg University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wittenberg University is white (310 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wittenberg University is Elementary Education & Teaching (34 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (28 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wittenberg University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (38 degrees awarded), English (14 degrees), and Math & Statistics (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wittenberg University are Physicians (422,313 people), Postsecondary teachers (248,625 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (234,252 people), Other managers (220,618 people), and Secondary school teachers (194,900 people).

The most specialized majors at Wittenberg University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (38 degrees awarded), English (14 degrees), Math & Statistics (10 degrees), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), and Biology (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Wittenberg University are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Wittenberg University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (38 degrees awarded), English (14 degrees), Math & Statistics (10 degrees), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), and Biology (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Wittenberg University are Elementary & secondary schools (584,540 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (556,214 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (525,314 people), Offices of physicians (219,811 people), and Computer Systems Design (200,708 people).

The most specialized majors at Wittenberg University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (38 degrees awarded), English (14 degrees), Math & Statistics (10 degrees), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), and Biology (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wittenberg University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 34 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wittenberg University was Elementary Education & Teaching with 34 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

158
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
223
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 158 degrees were awarded to men at Wittenberg University, which is 0.709 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (223).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Wittenberg University in General Business, which is 2.83 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Wittenberg University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 8 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from Wittenberg University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wittenberg University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.26% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    310 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wittenberg University is white (310 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

2.62% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    183 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wittenberg University is white female (183 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (127 degrees).

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Operations

Wittenberg University has an endowment valued at nearly $109M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 10.1M (9.24%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Wittenberg University had a total salary expenditure of 56.8M. Wittenberg University employs 45 Professors, 28 Associate professors and 23 Assistant professors. Most academics at Wittenberg University are Female Professor (23), Male Professor (22), and Female Associate professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wittenberg University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Management with 32 employees.

Endowment

$109M
2022 Endowment
13.4%
decline from 2021

Wittenberg University has an endowment valued at about $109M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Wittenberg University declined 13.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $59.6M higher 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.3M - Federal
  2. $8.88k - State
  3. $15k - Local

As of 2022, Wittenberg University received $5.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.88k from state grants and contracts, and $15k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.9M
2022 Salaries
1.32%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Wittenberg University paid a median of $19.9M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($56.8M) and a 1.32% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.84M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2022, Wittenberg University paid a total of $6.84M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
52 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wittenberg University were Professor with 45 employees, Associate professor with 28 employees, and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wittenberg University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees, and Management with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wittenberg University was Female Professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 22 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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

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