Wayne State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,160
7.5% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$12,626
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.5%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
3,292
77.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
50.9%
344 Graduates

About

Wayne State College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wayne State College were General Business Administration & Management (95 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (76 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (62 degrees).

In 2017, 781 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wayne State College. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (635 degrees), 10.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne State College is $5,160, which is $-15,573 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne State College is $5,160, which is $-15,573 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 $12,626.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,160
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Wayne State College was $5,160. The cost of tuition at Wayne State College is $-15,573 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,626
2017 Value
4.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Wayne State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,626. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Wayne State College grew by 4.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,110
Room and Board
$1,120
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wayne State College was of $7,110 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,120. The cost of room and board increased by 5.18% 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

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Wayne State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2016, when 74% 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.
7.5%
2016 Default Rate
70
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Wayne State College was 7.5%, which represents 70 out of the 933 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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Enrollment

Wayne State College has a total enrollment of 3,292 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne State College is 2,537 students and the part-time enrollment is 755. This means that 77.1% of students enrolled at Wayne State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wayne State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.5% White, 8.05% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Black or African American, 2.37% Two or More Races, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.577% Asian, and 0.0911% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wayne State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (48.2%), followed by White Male (33.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.53%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (70.7%), followed by White Male (21.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.01%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wayne State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,292 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne State College is 2,537 and the part-time enrollment is 755. This means that 77.1% of students enrolled at Wayne State College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 Wayne State College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wayne State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,717
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    265
  3. Black or African American
    98

The enrolled student population at Wayne State College is 82.5% White, 8.05% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Black or African American, 2.37% Two or More Races, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.577% Asian, and 0.0911% 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, 52 students (1.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 137 more women than men received degrees from Wayne State College. The majority of degree recipients at Wayne State College are white (635 degrees awarded). There were 10.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wayne State College is General Business Administration & Management (95 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (76 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (62 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wayne State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (312 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), and Protective Services (62 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 Wayne State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,923,940 people), Secondary school teachers (318,257 people), Education administrators (271,393 people), Other managers (182,559 people), and Postsecondary teachers (175,733 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Education (312 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Protective Services (62 degrees), Physical Sciences (19 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 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 Wayne State College are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Education (312 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Protective Services (62 degrees), Physical Sciences (19 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 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 Wayne State College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,828,763 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,473 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (343,166 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (235,616 people), and Child day care services (116,992 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Education (312 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Protective Services (62 degrees), Physical Sciences (19 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 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 Wayne State College.
Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 62 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wayne State College was General Business Administration & Management with 95 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 322
  2. 459

In 2017, 322 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne State College, which is 0.702 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (459).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Wayne State College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne State College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.51 times more than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 67 degrees were awarded to women at Wayne State College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 7.44 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 24% of students graduating from Wayne State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wayne State College is Female and White (57% 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, 5.23% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    635 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wayne State College is white (635 degrees awarded). There were 10.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

6.02% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    381 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    254 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wayne State College is white female (381 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (254 degrees).

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Operations

Wayne State College has an endowment valued at nearly $22M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $727k (3.31%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Wayne State College had a total salary expenditure of $50.1M. Wayne State College employs 49 Professors, 40 Assistant professors, and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at Wayne State College are Male Professors (28), Female Assistant professors(22), and Female Professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Service, with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22M
2017 Endowment
15.5%
growth from 2016

Wayne State College has an endowment valued at about $22M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Wayne State College grew 15.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.1M lower 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $545k - Federal
  2. $1.05M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Wayne State College received $545k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.05M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.4M
2017 Salaries
21.5%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Wayne State College paid a median of $23.4M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($50.1M) and a 21.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.1% decline from 2015 and a 3.25% 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

$7.74M
Instructional Salaries
118
Number of Employees

In 2017, Wayne State College paid a total of $7.74M to 118 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wayne State College were Professor with 49 employees; Assistant professor with 40 employees; and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne State College were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Service with 46 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wayne State College was Male Professor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Female Professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Wayne State College.

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