University of Mary

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,470
3% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$16,929
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
5.01%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
76.4%
1,146 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
3,396
72.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
53.7%
201 Graduates

About

University of Mary is a higher education institution located in Burleigh County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Mary were Registered Nursing (60 degrees awarded), General Studies (59 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (43 degrees).

In 2017, 839 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Mary. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (690 degrees), 15.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mary is $16,470, which is $-4,263 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mary is $16,470, which is $-4,263 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,929.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,470
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Mary was $16,470. The cost of tuition at University of Mary is $-4,263 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$16,929
2017 Value
1.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Mary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,929. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Mary grew by 1.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,887
Room and Board
$1,222
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Mary was of $6,887 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,222. The cost of room and board increased 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

80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at University of Mary received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 84% 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.
5.01%
2016 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Mary was 5.01%, which represents 39 out of the 778 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

University of Mary received 1,146 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.95% annual growth. Out of those 1,146 applicants, 875 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.4% acceptance rate.

There were 3,396 students enrolled at University of Mary in 2017, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Mary has an overall enrollment yield of 49.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
875
Accepted Out of 1,146

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Mary was 76.4% (875 admissions from 1,146 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 4.95%, while admissions grew by 4.04%.

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage
16
Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at University of Mary in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Mary has a total enrollment of 3,396 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mary is 2,472 students and the part-time enrollment is 924. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at University of Mary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.3% White, 3.83% Hispanic or Latino, 2.62% Two or More Races, 2.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.91% Black or African American, 1.33% Asian, and 0.294% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Mary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (53.1%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (49.1%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (2.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,396 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mary is 2,472 and the part-time enrollment is 924. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at University of Mary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 University of Mary was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Mary had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,626
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    130
  3. Two or More Races
    89

The enrolled student population at University of Mary is 77.3% White, 3.83% Hispanic or Latino, 2.62% Two or More Races, 2.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.91% Black or African American, 1.33% Asian, and 0.294% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 335 students (9.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 261 more women than men received degrees from University of Mary. The majority of degree recipients at University of Mary are white (690 degrees awarded). There were 15.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Mary is Registered Nursing (60 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (59 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (43 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Mary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), and Theology (15 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 University of Mary are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,908,252 people), Registered nurses (1,348,807 people), Secondary school teachers (311,912 people), Education administrators (270,818 people), and Postsecondary teachers (171,102 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mary are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Theology (15 degrees), Education (102 degrees), and Health (272 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 University of Mary are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at University of Mary are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Theology (15 degrees), Education (102 degrees), and Health (272 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 University of Mary are Elementary & secondary schools (2,889,068 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,557,287 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (373,099 people), Outpatient care centers (259,405 people), and Offices of physicians (219,611 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mary are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Theology (15 degrees), Education (102 degrees), and Health (272 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 University of Mary.
Most Common
  1. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 43 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Mary was Registered Nursing with 60 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 289
  2. 550

In 2017, 289 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mary, which is 0.525 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (550).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mary in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.71 times more than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 54 degrees were awarded to women at University of Mary in Registered Nursing, which is 9 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 39% of students graduating from University of Mary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% 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 University of Mary is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 2.99% 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
    690 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Mary is white (690 degrees awarded). There were 15.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (44 degrees).

5.24% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    476 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    214 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Mary is white female (476 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (214 degrees).

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Operations

University of Mary has an endowment valued at nearly $51.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.67M (7.12%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Mary had a total salary expenditure of $70.2M. University of Mary employs 74 Assistant professors, 36 Associate professors, and 21 Professors. Most academics at University of Mary are Female Assistant professors (48), Male Assistant professors(26), and Female Associate professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mary are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 66 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, and Service with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$51.6M
2017 Endowment
3.95%
growth from 2016

University of Mary has an endowment valued at about $51.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Mary grew 3.95% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.5M 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Mary 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

Salary Expenditure

$22.7M
2017 Salaries
25.4%
decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Mary paid a median of $22.7M in salaries, which represents 32.3% of their overall expenditure ($70.2M) and a 25.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.42% growth from 2015 and a 20.4% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.8M
Instructional Salaries
141
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Mary paid a total of $8.8M to 141 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $10.4M (33%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Mary were Assistant professor with 74 employees; Associate professor with 36 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mary were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; and Service with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Mary was Female Assistant professor with 48 employees, Male Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Female Associate professor with 19 employees.

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

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