Ottawa University-Ottawa

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,194

3.33% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,565

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.65%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

50.1%

1,448 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

685

90.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31.4%

49 Graduates

About

Ottawa University-Ottawa is a higher education institution located in Franklin County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (20 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees), and General Human Services (9 degrees).

In 2016, 130 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ottawa University-Ottawa. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (84 degrees), 5.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $26,194, which is $1,779 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $26,194, which is $1,779 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,565.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 91% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,194

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa was $26,194. The cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $1,779 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$20,565

2016 Value

2.34%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Ottawa University-Ottawa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,565. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Ottawa University-Ottawa grew by 2.34%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,910

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ottawa University-Ottawa was of $8,910 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 5.67% 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

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Ottawa University-Ottawa received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2015, when 100% 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.

7.65%

2015 Default Rate

118

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Ottawa University-Ottawa was 7.65%, which represents 118 out of the 1542 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

Ottawa University-Ottawa received 1,448 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 44.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,448 applicants, 725 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50.1% acceptance rate.

There were 685 students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an overall enrollment yield of 26.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

725

Accepted Out of 1,448

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ottawa University-Ottawa was 50.1% (725 admissions from 1,448 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 40.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 44.5%, while admissions grew by 76.8%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Ottawa University-Ottawa in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ottawa University-Ottawa has a total enrollment of 685 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 621 students and the part-time enrollment is 64. This means that 90.7% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Ottawa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.2% White, 11.8% Black or African American, 4.96% Hispanic or Latino, 4.09% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.584% Asian, and 0.438% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.1%), followed by White Female (26.6%) and Black or African American Male (8.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 685 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 621 and the part-time enrollment is 64. This means that 90.7% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Ottawa University-Ottawa had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    460

  2. Black or African American

    81

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    34

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 67.2% White, 11.8% Black or African American, 4.96% Hispanic or Latino, 4.09% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.584% Asian, and 0.438% 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, 50 students (7.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2 more women than men received degrees from Ottawa University-Ottawa. The majority of degree recipients at Ottawa University-Ottawa are white (84 degrees awarded). There were 5.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ottawa University-Ottawa is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees) and General Human Services (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ottawa University-Ottawa, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (9 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,972,346 people), Secondary school teachers (356,285 people), Education administrators (280,261 people), Social workers (213,954 people), and Miscellaneous managers (193,806 people).

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), and Education (19 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), and Education (19 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Elementary & secondary schools (2,957,488 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (357,746 people), Hospitals (240,106 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (152,512 people), and Individual & family services (147,629 people).

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), and Education (19 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa.

Most Common

  1. 20 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ottawa University-Ottawa was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 64

  2. 66

In 2016, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Ottawa, which is 0.97 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (66).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Ottawa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 6 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Ottawa University-Ottawa in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 1.86 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

31%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 20% of students graduating from Ottawa University-Ottawa completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa is Female and Asian (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, 12.2% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    84 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white (84 degrees awarded). There were 5.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (16 degrees).

12.3% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    48 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white female (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (36 degrees).

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Operations

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an endowment valued at nearly $15.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $481k (3.16%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Ottawa University-Ottawa had a total expenditure of $38.9M. Of that $38.9M, they spent $17.7M on salaries and $38.9M on benefits.

Ottawa University-Ottawa employs 11 Associate professors, 9 Professors, and 5 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Male Associate professors (8), Male Professors(6), and Female Professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa are: Service, with 24 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.2M

2015 Endowment

15.7%

decline from 2014

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an endowment valued at about $15.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Ottawa University-Ottawa declined 15.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.4M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Ottawa University-Ottawa received $0 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

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$17.7M

Salary Expenditure

$38.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Ottawa University-Ottawa had a total expenditure of $38.9M. Of that $38.9M, they spent $17.7M on salaries and $38.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$17.7M

2015 Salaries

8.49%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Ottawa University-Ottawa paid a median of $17.7M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($38.9M) and a 8.49% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.82% growth from 2013 and a 6% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.42M

Instructional Salaries

24

Number of Employees

In 2015, Ottawa University-Ottawa paid a total of $1.42M to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.01% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

24 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Associate professor with 11 employees; Professor with 9 employees; and Professor with 5 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Service with 24 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Professor with 6 employees, and Female Professor with 3 employees.

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

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