Harris-Stowe State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,776

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,371

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

21.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,464

79.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

5.56%

15 Graduates

About

Harris-Stowe State University is a higher education institution located in St. Louis city, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Harris-Stowe State University were General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees), and General Education (23 degrees).

In 2016, 153 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Harris-Stowe State University. 73.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (130 degrees), 9.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Harris-Stowe State University is $4,776, which is $-19,639 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Harris-Stowe State University is $4,776, which is $-19,639 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,371.

In 2016, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,776

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Harris-Stowe State University was $4,776. The cost of tuition at Harris-Stowe State University is $-19,639 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$9,371

2016 Value

2.17%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Harris-Stowe State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,371. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Harris-Stowe State University grew by 2.17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,410

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Harris-Stowe State University was of $8,410 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 4.75% 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

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Harris-Stowe State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.33% with respect to 2015, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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21.6%

2015 Default Rate

133

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Harris-Stowe State University was 21.6%, which represents 133 out of the 616 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

Harris-Stowe State 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 1,464 students enrolled at Harris-Stowe State University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Harris-Stowe State University has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

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 Harris-Stowe State University in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Harris-Stowe State University has a total enrollment of 1,464 students. The full-time enrollment at Harris-Stowe State University is 1,159 students and the part-time enrollment is 305. This means that 79.2% of students enrolled at Harris-Stowe State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Harris-Stowe State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.8% Black or African American, 6.63% White, 2.66% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.888% Asian, 0.137% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0683% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Harris-Stowe State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (53.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.5%) and White Male (3.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Harris-Stowe State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,464 students. The full-time enrollment at Harris-Stowe State University is 1,159 and the part-time enrollment is 305. This means that 79.2% of students enrolled at Harris-Stowe State University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

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 Harris-Stowe State University was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Harris-Stowe State University 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

    1,168

  2. White

    97

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    39

The enrolled student population at Harris-Stowe State University is 79.8% Black or African American, 6.63% White, 2.66% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.888% Asian, 0.137% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0683% 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, 109 students (7.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 71 more women than men received degrees from Harris-Stowe State University. The majority of degree recipients at Harris-Stowe State University are black or african american (130 degrees awarded). There were 9.29 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Harris-Stowe State University is General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees) and General Education (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Harris-Stowe State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (30 degrees awarded), Education (36 degrees), and Business (56 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 Harris-Stowe State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,181,817 people), Accountants & auditors (1,179,792 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,066,090 people), Financial managers (510,560 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (462,902 people).

The most specialized majors at Harris-Stowe State University are Protective Services (30 degrees awarded), Education (36 degrees), Business (56 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (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 Harris-Stowe State University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Harris-Stowe State University are Protective Services (30 degrees awarded), Education (36 degrees), Business (56 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (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 Harris-Stowe State University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,394,853 people), Hospitals (932,777 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (869,751 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (717,964 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (644,626 people).

The most specialized majors at Harris-Stowe State University are Protective Services (30 degrees awarded), Education (36 degrees), Business (56 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (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 Harris-Stowe State University.

Most Common

  1. 39 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Harris-Stowe State University was General Business Administration & Management with 39 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 41

  2. 112

In 2016, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Harris-Stowe State University, which is 0.366 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (112).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Harris-Stowe State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.444 times less than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Harris-Stowe State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.25 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

8%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 1% of students graduating from Harris-Stowe State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 8% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 12% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (5.99%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Harris-Stowe State University is Female and Black or African American (5.99% 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, 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. Black or African American

    130 degrees awarded

  2. White

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Harris-Stowe State University is black or african american (130 degrees awarded). There were 9.29 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

0.654% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    101 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    29 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Harris-Stowe State University is black or african american female (101 degrees awarded). There were 3.48 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Harris-Stowe State University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.24M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $111k (8.92%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Harris-Stowe State University had a total expenditure of $27.6M. Of that $27.6M, they spent $11M on salaries and $27.6M on benefits.

Harris-Stowe State University employs 13 Assistant professors, 9 No academic ranks, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Harris-Stowe State University are Male No academic ranks (9), Female Assistant professors(7), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harris-Stowe State University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.24M

2015 Endowment

5.35%

growth from 2014

Harris-Stowe State University has an endowment valued at about $1.24M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Harris-Stowe State University grew 5.35% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.4M 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.07M - Federal

  2. $1.44M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Harris-Stowe State University received $3.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.44M 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.

$11M

Salary Expenditure

$27.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Harris-Stowe State University had a total expenditure of $27.6M. Of that $27.6M, they spent $11M on salaries and $27.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$11M

2015 Salaries

0.293%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Harris-Stowe State University paid a median of $11M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($27.6M) and a 0.293% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.29% decline from 2013 and a 3.29% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.08M

Instructional Salaries

42

Number of Employees

In 2015, Harris-Stowe State University paid a total of $2.08M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.9% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Harris-Stowe State University were Assistant professor with 13 employees; No academic rank with 9 employees; and No academic rank with 8 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harris-Stowe State University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Harris-Stowe State University was Male No academic rank with 9 employees, Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Harris-Stowe State University.

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