Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,152
3.96% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,835
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.7%
494,985 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
480,837
69.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
43.4%
33,995 Graduates

About

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2022, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were General Business Administration & Management (10,168 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (6,854 degrees), and General Psychology (4,019 degrees).

In 2022, 103,883 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (60,039 degrees), 4.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14,656 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $18,152, which is $7,596 more than than the national median of $10,556. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $21,732, which is 120% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,799 more than than the national median $14,933.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $18,152, which is $7,472 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,680. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $21,732, which is 120% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,799 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,933.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,835.

Tuition Costs

$18,152
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was $21,732, which is 120% of the cost for in-state students, which was $18,152. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is $6,799 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,933, and the in-state tuition is $7,472 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,680.

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Average Net Price

$18,835
2022 Value
3.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,835. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields grew by 3.01%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,442
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was of $9,442 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.03% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.11% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received 494,985 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.6% annual growth. Out of those 494,985 applicants, 374,864 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.7% acceptance rate.

There were 480,837 students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2022. 19.8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
374,864
Accepted Out of 494,985

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was 75.7% (374,864 admissions from 494,985 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 72.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.6%, while admissions grew by 19.1%..

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SAT Scores

19.8%
Submission Percentage (2022)
14,435
Scores Submitted (2022)

19.8% of enrolled first-time students at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a total enrollment of 480,837 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 336,287 students and the part-time enrollment is 144,550. This means that 69.9% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 14.7% Black or African American, 3.84% Asian, 3.5% Two or More Races, 0.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.7%), followed by White Male (23%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.4%), followed by White Male (15.8%) and Black or African American Female (8.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 480,837 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 336,287 and the part-time enrollment is 144,550. This means that 69.9% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    243,371 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    79,604 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    70,548 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is 50.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 14.7% Black or African American, 3.84% Asian, 3.5% Two or More Races, 0.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% 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 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 26,388 students (5.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 20,363 more women than men received degrees from Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white (60,039 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14656 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is General Business Administration & Management (7,592 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (6,249 degrees) and General Psychology (3,982 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,835 degrees awarded), Theology (1,174 degrees), and Protective Services (4,316 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,561,622 people), Secondary school teachers (455,052 people), Education administrators (256,959 people), Special education teachers (185,757 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (166,857 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,835 degrees awarded), Theology (1,174 degrees), Protective Services (4,316 degrees), Education (9,871 degrees), and Communication Technologies (457 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Physicians, Surgeons, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,835 degrees awarded), Theology (1,174 degrees), Protective Services (4,316 degrees), Education (9,871 degrees), and Communication Technologies (457 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Elementary & secondary schools (2,736,273 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (358,996 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (254,184 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (179,760 people), and Religious organizations (133,573 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (3,835 degrees awarded), Theology (1,174 degrees), Protective Services (4,316 degrees), Education (9,871 degrees), and Communication Technologies (457 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 7,592 degrees awarded
  2. 6,249 degrees awarded
  3. 3,982 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was General Business Administration & Management with 7,592 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

41,760
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
62,123
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 41,760 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (62,123).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 5280 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.08 times more than the 4888 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 5913 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields in Registered Nursing, which is 6.28 times more than the 941 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
43.5%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (56.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is Female and White (56.2% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 3.02% of graduates (1026 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    60,039 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    14,656 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    13,356 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white (60,039 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14656 degrees).

3.41% of degree recipients (3,538 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    35,992 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    24,047 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9,102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields is white female (35,992 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (24047 degrees).

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Operations

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an endowment valued at nearly $17.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−NaNk%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields had a total salary expenditure of 28.3M. Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields employs 6,281 Assistant professors, 4,983 Associate professors and 4,194 Professors. Most academics at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are Female Assistant professor (3,458), Male Assistant professor (2,823), and Male Associate professor (2,640).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 6,678 employees, Management, with 6,670 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5,908 employees.

Endowment

$17.4M
2022 Endowment
6.81%
decline from 2021

Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields has an endowment valued at about $17.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields declined 6.81% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.9M 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. $923M - Federal
  2. $202M - State
  3. $15.2M - Local

As of 2022, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields received $923M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $202M from state grants and contracts, and $15.2M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.1M
2022 Salaries
4.62%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields paid a median of $11.1M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($28.3M) and a 4.62% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.34B
Instructional Salaries
18,939
Number of Employees

In 2022, Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields paid a total of $1.34B to 18,939 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
6,281 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6,678 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were Assistant professor with 6,281 employees, Associate professor with 4,983 employees, and Professor with 4,194 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6,678 employees, Management with 6,670 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5,908 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields was Female Assistant professor with 3,458 employees, Male Assistant professor with 2,823 employees, and Male Associate professor with 2,640 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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