Cairn University-Langhorne

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,946

5.21% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,596

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.99%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

97.9%

338 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,038

72.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.6%

78 Graduates

About

Cairn University-Langhorne is a higher education institution located in Bucks County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cairn University-Langhorne were Religious Studies (137 degrees awarded), Social Work (19 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees).

In 2016, 326 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cairn University-Langhorne. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (228 degrees), 4.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cairn University-Langhorne is $24,946, which is $4,786 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cairn University-Langhorne is $24,946, which is $4,786 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 $19,596.

In 2016, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,946

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cairn University-Langhorne was $24,946. The cost of tuition at Cairn University-Langhorne is $4,786 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$19,596

2016 Value

6.58%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cairn University-Langhorne had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,596. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cairn University-Langhorne grew by 6.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,770

Room and Board

$1,020

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cairn University-Langhorne was of $9,770 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board increased by 2.38% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Cairn University-Langhorne received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.08% with respect to 2015, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.99%

2015 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cairn University-Langhorne was 5.99%, which represents 19 out of the 317 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Cairn University-Langhorne received 338 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.3% annual decline. Out of those 338 applicants, 331 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,038 students enrolled at Cairn University-Langhorne in 2016, and 82% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cairn University-Langhorne has an overall enrollment yield of 44.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

331

Accepted Out of 338

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cairn University-Langhorne was 97.9% (331 admissions from 338 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 98.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -13.3%, while admissions declined by -14%.

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SAT Scores

82%

Submission Percentage

120

Scores Submitted

82% of enrolled first-time students at Cairn University-Langhorne in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cairn University-Langhorne has a total enrollment of 1,038 students. The full-time enrollment at Cairn University-Langhorne is 753 students and the part-time enrollment is 285. This means that 72.5% of students enrolled at Cairn University-Langhorne are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cairn University-Langhorne, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.4% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 7.03% Hispanic or Latino, 4.24% Asian, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.289% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cairn University-Langhorne in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (31.2%) and Black or African American Male (6.15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (38.9%), followed by White Female (25.9%) and Black or African American Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cairn University-Langhorne, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,038 students. The full-time enrollment at Cairn University-Langhorne is 753 and the part-time enrollment is 285. This means that 72.5% of students enrolled at Cairn University-Langhorne are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

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 Cairn University-Langhorne was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Cairn University-Langhorne had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    700

  2. Black or African American

    155

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    73

The enrolled student population at Cairn University-Langhorne is 67.4% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 7.03% Hispanic or Latino, 4.24% Asian, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.289% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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.

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Graduates

In 2016, 22 more women than men received degrees from Cairn University-Langhorne. The majority of degree recipients at Cairn University-Langhorne are white (228 degrees awarded). There were 4.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cairn University-Langhorne is Religious Studies (137 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (19 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cairn University-Langhorne, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (150 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), and Education (79 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 Cairn University-Langhorne are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,013,329 people), Accountants & auditors (1,096,263 people), Miscellaneous managers (754,991 people), Financial managers (428,908 people), and Chief executives & legislators (339,080 people).

The most specialized majors at Cairn University-Langhorne are Philosophy and Religious Studies (150 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), Education (79 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (41 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 Cairn University-Langhorne are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Cairn University-Langhorne are Philosophy and Religious Studies (150 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), Education (79 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (41 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 Cairn University-Langhorne are Elementary & secondary schools (3,108,235 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (568,481 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (514,735 people), Banking & related activities (496,851 people), and Hospitals (444,409 people).

The most specialized majors at Cairn University-Langhorne are Philosophy and Religious Studies (150 degrees awarded), Theology (24 degrees), Education (79 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (41 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 Cairn University-Langhorne.

Most Common

  1. 137 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cairn University-Langhorne was Religious Studies with 137 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 152

  2. 174

In 2016, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Cairn University-Langhorne, which is 0.874 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (174).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 66 degrees were awarded to men at Cairn University-Langhorne in Religious Studies, which is 0.93 times less than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Cairn University-Langhorne in Religious Studies, which is 1.08 times more than the 66 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 14% of students graduating from Cairn University-Langhorne 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 68% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cairn University-Langhorne is Female and Two or More Races (80% 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% 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

    228 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    52 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cairn University-Langhorne is white (228 degrees awarded). There were 4.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

0.613% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    122 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    106 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cairn University-Langhorne is white female (122 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (106 degrees).

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Operations

Cairn University-Langhorne has an endowment valued at nearly $11.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $92.9k (0.83%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Cairn University-Langhorne had a total expenditure of $19.8M. Of that $19.8M, they spent $9.09M on salaries and $19.8M on benefits.

Cairn University-Langhorne employs 14 Professors, 13 Associate professors, and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Cairn University-Langhorne are Male Associate professors (11), Male Professors(9), and Male Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cairn University-Langhorne are: Management, with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, and Service with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.2M

2015 Endowment

0.951%

decline from 2014

Cairn University-Langhorne has an endowment valued at about $11.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cairn University-Langhorne declined 0.951% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $119k - Federal

  2. $110k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cairn University-Langhorne received $119k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $110k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$9.09M

Salary Expenditure

$19.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cairn University-Langhorne had a total expenditure of $19.8M. Of that $19.8M, they spent $9.09M on salaries and $19.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$9.09M

2015 Salaries

6.92%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Cairn University-Langhorne paid a median of $9.09M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($19.8M) and a 6.92% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.85% growth from 2013 and a 2.07% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.16M

Instructional Salaries

38

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cairn University-Langhorne paid a total of $2.16M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.8% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

14 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cairn University-Langhorne were Professor with 14 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cairn University-Langhorne were Management with 22 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; and Service with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cairn University-Langhorne was Male Associate professor with 11 employees, Male Professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Cairn University-Langhorne.

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