Johnson University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,780

6% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,639

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.21%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

98%

247 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,153

71.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

60.1%

92 Graduates

About

Johnson University is a higher education institution located in Knox County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Johnson University were Biblical Studies (190 degrees awarded), Divinity & Ministry (40 degrees), and Marriage & Family Therapy (33 degrees).

In 2017, 481 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johnson University. 54.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (420 degrees), 28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johnson University is $13,780, which is $-220 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Johnson University is $13,780, which is $-220 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,639.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,780

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Johnson University was $13,780. The cost of tuition at Johnson University is $-220 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$15,639

2017 Value

4.45%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Johnson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,639. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Johnson University grew by 4.45%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,466

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johnson University was of $7,466 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.71% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Johnson University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 6.59% with respect to 2016, 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.

5.21%

2016 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Johnson University was 5.21%, which represents 19 out of the 365 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

Johnson University received 247 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 33.2% annual decline. Out of those 247 applicants, 242 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98% acceptance rate.

There were 1,153 students enrolled at Johnson University in 2017, and 36% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johnson University has an overall enrollment yield of 63.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

242

Accepted Out of 247

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johnson University was 98% (242 admissions from 247 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 47%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -33.2%, while admissions grew by 39.1%.

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SAT Scores

36%

Submission Percentage

57

Scores Submitted

36% of enrolled first-time students at Johnson University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johnson University has a total enrollment of 1,153 students. The full-time enrollment at Johnson University is 828 students and the part-time enrollment is 325. This means that 71.8% of students enrolled at Johnson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johnson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.4% White, 3.82% Black or African American, 2.34% Hispanic or Latino, 1.99% Two or More Races, 0.434% Asian, 0.347% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0867% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Johnson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (44.5%), followed by White Female (41.9%) and Black or African American Female (1.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39.9%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Black or African American Female (3.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johnson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,153 students. The full-time enrollment at Johnson University is 828 and the part-time enrollment is 325. This means that 71.8% of students enrolled at Johnson University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2017 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 Johnson University was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Johnson University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    938

  2. Black or African American

    44

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27

The enrolled student population at Johnson University is 81.4% White, 3.82% Black or African American, 2.34% Hispanic or Latino, 1.99% Two or More Races, 0.434% Asian, 0.347% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0867% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 45 more women than men received degrees from Johnson University. The majority of degree recipients at Johnson University are white (420 degrees awarded). There were 28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Johnson University is Biblical Studies (190 degrees awarded), followed by Divinity & Ministry (40 degrees) and Marriage & Family Therapy (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Johnson University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (335 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Education (47 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 Johnson University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,923,846 people), Secondary school teachers (313,315 people), Education administrators (278,462 people), Other managers (193,254 people), and Postsecondary teachers (143,572 people).

The most specialized majors at Johnson University are Theology (335 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), and Communications (9 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 Johnson University are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Johnson University are Theology (335 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), and Communications (9 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 Johnson University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,826,860 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (354,923 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (205,212 people), Religious organizations (186,158 people), and Computer Systems Design (126,892 people).

The most specialized majors at Johnson University are Theology (335 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), and Communications (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 190 degrees awarded

  2. 40 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Johnson University was Biblical Studies with 190 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 218

  2. 263

In 2017, 218 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson University, which is 0.829 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson University in Biblical Studies, which is 0.777 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Johnson University in Biblical Studies, which is 1.29 times more than the 87 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 44% of students graduating from Johnson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Johnson University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    420 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johnson University is white (420 degrees awarded). There were 28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

1.04% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    231 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    189 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Johnson University is white female (231 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (189 degrees).

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Operations

Johnson University has an endowment valued at nearly $124M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.6M (11%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Johnson University had a total salary expenditure of $21.9M. Johnson University employs 30 Professors, 12 Associate professors, and 7 Assistant professors. Most academics at Johnson University are Male Professors (24), Male Associate professors(8), and Female Professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johnson University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$124M

2017 Endowment

5.11%

growth from 2016

Johnson University has an endowment valued at about $124M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Johnson University grew 5.11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $114M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $103k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Johnson University received $103k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.38M

2017 Salaries

7.34%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Johnson University paid a median of $8.38M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($21.9M) and a 7.34% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.83% decline from 2015 and a 12.1% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.25M

Instructional Salaries

49

Number of Employees

In 2017, Johnson University paid a total of $3.25M to 49 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $421k (25.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

30 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johnson University were Professor with 30 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johnson University were Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees; Management with 20 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johnson University was Male Professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Professor with 6 employees.

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

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