Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,060

28.3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,013

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

28.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

746

91% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

15.9%

75 Graduates

About

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in Delaware County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania were Sociology (37 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 degrees), and General Psychology (16 degrees).

In 2016, 167 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (150 degrees), 18.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is $9,060, which is $-15,355 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is $9,060, which is $-15,355 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,013.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,060

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was $9,060. The cost of tuition at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is $-15,355 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$12,013

2016 Value

20.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,013. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania grew by 20.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,389

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was of $9,389 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board decreased by 19.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.2% with respect to 2015, when 91% 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.

28.1%

2015 Default Rate

118

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was 28.1%, which represents 118 out of the 420 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

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 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 746 students enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 746 students. The full-time enrollment at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is 679 students and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 91% of students enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80% Black or African American, 5.36% Hispanic or Latino, 5.36% Two or More Races, 1.34% White, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (42.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (37.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.96%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (54.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.3%) and White Female (4.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 746 students. The full-time enrollment at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is 679 and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 91% of students enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Cheyney University of Pennsylvania had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    597

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    40

  3. Two or More Races

    40

The enrolled student population at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is 80% Black or African American, 5.36% Hispanic or Latino, 5.36% Two or More Races, 1.34% White, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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 (7.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 17 more women than men received degrees from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The majority of degree recipients at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are black or african american (150 degrees awarded). There were 18.8 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is Sociology (37 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 degrees) and General Psychology (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (39 degrees), and Biology (14 degrees).

Workforce

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 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Miscellaneous managers (530,060 people), Physicians & surgeons (463,771 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (394,762 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (384,015 people), and Postsecondary teachers (283,512 people).

The most specialized majors at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (39 degrees), Biology (14 degrees), Psychology (16 degrees), and Communications (8 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 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Radiation therapists

The most specialized majors at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (39 degrees), Biology (14 degrees), Psychology (16 degrees), and Communications (8 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 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (825,040 people), Hospitals (805,588 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (664,197 people), Legal services (323,970 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (288,302 people).

The most specialized majors at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (39 degrees), Biology (14 degrees), Psychology (16 degrees), and Communications (8 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 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Most Common

  1. 37 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was Sociology with 37 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 75

  2. 92

In 2016, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.815 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (92).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in Sociology, which is 0.682 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in Sociology, which is 1.47 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 11% of students graduating from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 1.33% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    150 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is black or african american (150 degrees awarded). There were 18.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (8 degrees).

4.79% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    81 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is black or african american female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (69 degrees).

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Operations

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $1.67M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $76.7k (4.59%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania had a total expenditure of $41.6M. Of that $41.6M, they spent $16.4M on salaries and $41.6M on benefits.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania employs 18 Professors, 14 Associate professors, and 10 Assistant professors. Most academics at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are Male Professors (11), Female Professors(7), and Male Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 27 employees, and Service with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.67M

2015 Endowment

4.34%

growth from 2014

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $1.67M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania grew 4.34% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32M lower 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. $2.19M - Federal

  2. $4.29M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania received $2.19M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.29M 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.

$16.4M

Salary Expenditure

$41.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania had a total expenditure of $41.6M. Of that $41.6M, they spent $16.4M on salaries and $41.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$16.4M

2015 Salaries

0.371%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $16.4M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($41.6M) and a 0.371% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.87% decline from 2013 and a 0.771% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.88M

Instructional Salaries

44

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $3.88M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

18 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

35 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania were Professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees; and Service with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was Male Professor with 11 employees, Female Professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

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