Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,303
6.33% growth from 2021
2022 Acceptance Rate
74.5%
2,494,581 Applicants
2022 Graduation Rate
57.5%
201,099 Graduates

About

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2022, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs were General Business Administration & Management (96,070 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (49,604 degrees), and General Psychology (38,208 degrees).

In 2022, 869,045 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (474,639 degrees), 3.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (135,126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is $15,303, which is $4,747 more than than the national median of $10,556. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $24,255, which is 158% of the cost for in-state students, and is $9,322 more than than the national median $14,933.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is $15,303, which is $4,623 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,680. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $24,255, which is 158% of the cost for in-state students, and is $9,322 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,933.

Tuition Costs

$15,303
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was $24,255, which is 158% of the cost for in-state students, which was $15,303. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is $9,322 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,933, and the in-state tuition is $4,623 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,680.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,182
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was of $11,182 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.05% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Admissions

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs received 2,494,581 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.22% annual growth. Out of those 2,494,581 applicants, 1,857,950 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.5% acceptance rate.

There were N/A students enrolled at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in N/A. 19.2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs has an overall enrollment yield of 18.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,857,950
Accepted Out of 2,494,581

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was 74.5% (1,857,950 admissions from 2,494,581 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.22%, while admissions grew by 6.42%..

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SAT Scores

19.2%
Submission Percentage (2022)
52,058
Scores Submitted (2022)

19.2% of enrolled first-time students at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had a total enrollment of N/A students in N/A. The full-time enrollment at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is N/A students and the part-time enrollment is N/A. This means that N/A% of students enrolled at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are enrolled full-time.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar N/A (N/A%), Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had a retention rate N/A its peers.

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Graduates

In 2022, 215,305 more women than men received degrees from Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is white (474,639 degrees awarded). There were 3.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (135126 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is General Business Administration & Management (53,500 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (42,546 degrees) and General Psychology (35,775 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (1,594 degrees awarded), Education (105,036 degrees), and Library Science (2,113 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,654,641 people), Secondary school teachers (474,418 people), Education administrators (303,832 people), Social workers, all other (265,440 people), and Special education teachers (208,704 people).

The most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in 2022 are Applied Sciences (1,594 degrees awarded), Education (105,036 degrees), Library Science (2,113 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20,423 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24,669 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Applied Sciences (1,594 degrees awarded), Education (105,036 degrees), Library Science (2,113 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20,423 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24,669 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Elementary & secondary schools (3,057,177 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (401,558 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (357,516 people), Outpatient care centers (263,093 people), and Individual & family services (259,949 people).

The most specialized majors at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Applied Sciences (1,594 degrees awarded), Education (105,036 degrees), Library Science (2,113 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20,423 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (24,669 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 53,500 degrees awarded
  2. 42,546 degrees awarded
  3. 35,775 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was General Business Administration & Management with 53,500 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

326,870
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
542,175
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 326,870 degrees were awarded to men at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs, which is 0.603 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (542,175).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 48117 degrees were awarded to men at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times more than the 47953 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 47953 degrees were awarded to men at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.997 times less than the 48117 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 38% of students graduating from Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs 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%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the N/A Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is Female and Asian (71.1% graduation rate). Across all N/A, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.41% of graduates (4838 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    474,639 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    135,126 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    95,035 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs is white (474,639 degrees awarded). There were 3.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (135126 degrees).

5.47% of degree recipients (47,517 students) did not report their race.

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Operations

Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs has an endowment valued at nearly $57.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year.

In 2022, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs had a total salary expenditure of 133M. Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs employs 27,227 Professors, 26,492 Associate professors and 24,898 Assistant professors. Most academics at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs are Male Professor (15,944), Female Assistant professor (14,421), and Female Associate professor (13,356).

Endowment

$57.1M
2022 Endowment
9.93%
decline from 2021

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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. $3.06B - Federal
  2. $898M - State
  3. $93.5M - Local

As of 2022, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs received $3.06B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $898M from state grants and contracts, and $93.5M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$54.5M
2022 Salaries
3.43%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs paid a median of $54.5M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($133M) and a 3.43% growth from the previous year.

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Instructional Salaries

$8.66B
Instructional Salaries
100,322
Number of Employees

In 2022, Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs paid a total of $8.66B to 100,322 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
27,227 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs were Professor with 27,227 employees, Associate professor with 26,492 employees, and Assistant professor with 24,898 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs was Male Professor with 15,944 employees, Female Assistant professor with 14,421 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13,356 employees.

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