McKendree University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,740

3.01% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,694

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.12%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.2%

2,283 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,902

69.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

51.9%

174 Graduates

About

McKendree University is a higher education institution located in St. Clair County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at McKendree University were Registered Nursing (116 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (109 degrees), and General Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration (38 degrees).

In 2016, 865 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at McKendree University. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (674 degrees), 8.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at McKendree University is $27,740, which is $7,580 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at McKendree University is $27,740, which is $7,580 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 $19,694.

In 2016, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,740

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at McKendree University was $27,740. The cost of tuition at McKendree University is $7,580 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$19,694

2016 Value

2.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 McKendree University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,694. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of McKendree University grew by 2.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,260

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at McKendree University was of $8,260 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.609% 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

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at McKendree University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 8% with respect to 2015, when 75% 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.

6.12%

2015 Default Rate

44

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at McKendree University was 6.12%, which represents 44 out of the 719 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

McKendree University received 2,283 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 19.9% annual growth. Out of those 2,283 applicants, 1,556 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,902 students enrolled at McKendree University in 2016, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

McKendree University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,556

Accepted Out of 2,283

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of McKendree University was 68.2% (1,556 admissions from 2,283 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 63.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 19.9%, while admissions grew by 28.7%.

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SAT Scores

11%

Submission Percentage

49

Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at McKendree University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

McKendree University has a total enrollment of 2,902 students. The full-time enrollment at McKendree University is 2,006 students and the part-time enrollment is 896. This means that 69.1% of students enrolled at McKendree University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at McKendree University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.3% White, 13.2% Black or African American, 4.45% Hispanic or Latino, 2.72% Two or More Races, 0.689% Asian, 0.517% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.207% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at McKendree University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.5%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Black or African American Male (8.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (48.1%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Black or African American Male (8.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at McKendree University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,902 students. The full-time enrollment at McKendree University is 2,006 and the part-time enrollment is 896. This means that 69.1% of students enrolled at McKendree University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

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 McKendree University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), McKendree University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,981

  2. Black or African American

    383

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    129

The enrolled student population at McKendree University is 68.3% White, 13.2% Black or African American, 4.45% Hispanic or Latino, 2.72% Two or More Races, 0.689% Asian, 0.517% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.207% 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, 219 students (7.55%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 251 more women than men received degrees from McKendree University. The majority of degree recipients at McKendree University are white (674 degrees awarded). There were 8.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at McKendree University is Registered Nursing (116 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (109 degrees) and General Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration (38 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at McKendree University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (153 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (19 degrees), and Business (346 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 McKendree University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,249,758 people), Accountants & auditors (1,192,991 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,035,347 people), Financial managers (520,776 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (471,950 people).

The most specialized majors at McKendree University are Education (153 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (19 degrees), Business (346 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), and Social Sciences (50 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 McKendree 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 McKendree University are Education (153 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (19 degrees), Business (346 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), and Social Sciences (50 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 McKendree University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,597,270 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (831,280 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (760,732 people), Hospitals (661,681 people), and Banking & related activities (631,318 people).

The most specialized majors at McKendree University are Education (153 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (19 degrees), Business (346 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), and Social Sciences (50 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 McKendree University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at McKendree University was Registered Nursing with 116 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 307

  2. 558

In 2016, 307 degrees were awarded to men at McKendree University, which is 0.55 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (558).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 108 degrees were awarded to men at McKendree University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 105 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 131 degrees were awarded to women at McKendree University in Registered Nursing, which is 16.4 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 36% of students graduating from McKendree University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at McKendree University is Female and Asian (100% 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, 5.17% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    674 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    83 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at McKendree University is white (674 degrees awarded). There were 8.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (83 degrees).

4.62% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    451 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    223 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at McKendree University is white female (451 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (223 degrees).

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Operations

McKendree University has an endowment valued at nearly $37M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $565k (1.53%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, McKendree University had a total expenditure of $42.9M. Of that $42.9M, they spent $18.3M on salaries and $42.9M on benefits.

McKendree University employs 32 Associate professors, 27 Assistant professors, and 23 Professors. Most academics at McKendree University are Female Associate professors (21), Female Assistant professors(15), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at McKendree University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 77 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37M

2015 Endowment

0.708%

growth from 2014

McKendree University has an endowment valued at about $37M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of McKendree University grew 0.708% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.17M higher 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.61M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, McKendree University received $1.61M 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

Primary Expenses

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$18.3M

Salary Expenditure

$42.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, McKendree University had a total expenditure of $42.9M. Of that $42.9M, they spent $18.3M on salaries and $42.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$18.3M

2015 Salaries

3.77%

growth from 2014

In 2015, McKendree University paid a median of $18.3M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($42.9M) and a 3.77% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.5% growth from 2013 and a 2.5% 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

$6.65M

Instructional Salaries

105

Number of Employees

In 2015, McKendree University paid a total of $6.65M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

77 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at McKendree University were Associate professor with 32 employees; Assistant professor with 27 employees; and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at McKendree University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 77 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees; and Management with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at McKendree University was Female Associate professor with 21 employees, Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

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

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