Cameron University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,260

7.58% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,093

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

4,846

65.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

21.2%

144 Graduates

About

Cameron University is a higher education institution located in Comanche County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cameron University were Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (62 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (53 degrees), and General Psychology (46 degrees).

In 2016, 939 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cameron University. 60% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (505 degrees), 3.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (134 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cameron University is $4,260, which is $-15,900 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cameron University is $4,260, which is $-15,900 less 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 $9,093.

In 2016, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,260

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cameron University was $4,260. The cost of tuition at Cameron University is $-15,900 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$9,093

2016 Value

9.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cameron University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,093. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cameron University grew by 9.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,559

Room and Board

$1,418

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cameron University was of $6,559 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,418. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.83% 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

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Cameron University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.37% with respect to 2015, when 73% 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.

15.8%

2015 Default Rate

212

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cameron University was 15.8%, which represents 212 out of the 1345 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Cameron University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 4,846 students enrolled at Cameron University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Cameron University has a total enrollment of 4,846 students. The full-time enrollment at Cameron University is 3,186 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,660. This means that 65.7% of students enrolled at Cameron University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cameron University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.69% Two or More Races, 5.04% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.53% Asian, and 0.578% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cameron University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.7%), followed by White Male (19.9%) and Black or African American Female (7.41%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.6%), followed by White Male (13.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cameron University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,846 students. The full-time enrollment at Cameron University is 3,186 and the part-time enrollment is 1,660. This means that 65.7% of students enrolled at Cameron University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

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 Cameron University was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Cameron University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,522

  2. Black or African American

    607

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    588

The enrolled student population at Cameron University is 52% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.69% Two or More Races, 5.04% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.53% Asian, and 0.578% 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, 135 students (2.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 187 more women than men received degrees from Cameron University. The majority of degree recipients at Cameron University are white (505 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (134 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cameron University is Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (62 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (53 degrees) and General Psychology (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cameron University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (98 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), and Education (143 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 Cameron University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,979,418 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (432,295 people), Miscellaneous managers (325,804 people), Secondary school teachers (321,737 people), and Education administrators (294,035 people).

The most specialized majors at Cameron University are Psychology (98 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), Education (143 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (80 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees).

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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 Cameron University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Cameron University are Psychology (98 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), Education (143 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (80 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 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 Cameron University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,044,033 people), Computer Systems Design (563,303 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (432,924 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (423,856 people), and Hospitals (383,047 people).

The most specialized majors at Cameron University are Psychology (98 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), Education (143 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (80 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 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 Cameron University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cameron University was Other Corrections & Criminal Justice with 62 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 376

  2. 563

In 2016, 376 degrees were awarded to men at Cameron University, which is 0.668 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (563).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Cameron University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.8 times less than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 65 degrees were awarded to women at Cameron University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.25 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

23%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 10% of students graduating from Cameron University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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 (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cameron University is Male and Asian (40% 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, 0.694% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    505 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    134 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cameron University is white (505 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (134 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    311 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    194 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cameron University is white female (311 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (194 degrees).

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Operations

Cameron University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $56.8k (0.353%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Cameron University had a total expenditure of $65.3M. Of that $65.3M, they spent $26.6M on salaries and $65.3M on benefits.

Cameron University employs 38 Instructors, 38 Assistant professors, and 37 Professors. Most academics at Cameron University are Male Professors (29), Female Instructors(24), and Male Assistant professors (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cameron University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 65 employees, Service, with 61 employees, and Management with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.1M

2015 Endowment

1.94%

decline from 2014

Cameron University has an endowment valued at about $16.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cameron University declined 1.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.8M 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. $1.36M - Federal

  2. $133k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cameron University received $1.36M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $133k 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.

$26.6M

Salary Expenditure

$65.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cameron University had a total expenditure of $65.3M. Of that $65.3M, they spent $26.6M on salaries and $65.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$26.6M

2015 Salaries

0.121%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Cameron University paid a median of $26.6M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($65.3M) and a 0.121% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.98% decline from 2013 and a 5.76% 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

$9.49M

Instructional Salaries

173

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cameron University paid a total of $9.49M to 173 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

38 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

65 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cameron University were Instructor with 38 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 37 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cameron University were Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees; Service with 61 employees; and Management with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cameron University was Male Professor with 29 employees, Female Instructor with 24 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 24 employees.

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

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