McDaniel College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,800
1% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,733
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82%
4,311 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,000
78.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.2%
257 Graduates

About

McDaniel College is a higher education institution located in Carroll County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Postbaccalaureate Certificate concentrations at McDaniel College were General Educational Leadership & Administration (197 degrees awarded), Multicultural Education (83 degrees), and Educational & Instructional Technology (5 degrees).

In 2022, 863 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at McDaniel College. 70.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (572 degrees), 5.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at McDaniel College is $46,800, which is $18,470 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at McDaniel College is $46,800, which is $18,470 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,733.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending McDaniel College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$46,800
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at McDaniel College was $46,800. The cost of tuition at McDaniel College is $18,470 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$23,733
2022 Value
7.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 McDaniel College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,733. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of McDaniel College grew by 7.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,410
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at McDaniel College was of $10,410 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.56% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at McDaniel College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2021, when 99% 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.
1%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at McDaniel College was 1%, which represents 5 out of the 500 total borrowers.

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Admissions

McDaniel College received 4,311 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.82% annual growth. Out of those 4,311 applicants, 3,537 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82% acceptance rate.

There were 3,000 students enrolled at McDaniel College in 2022.

McDaniel College has an overall enrollment yield of 13.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,537
Accepted Out of 4,311

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of McDaniel College was 82% (3,537 admissions from 4,311 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 86.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.82%, while admissions declined by −7.07%..

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Enrollment

McDaniel College had a total enrollment of 3,000 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at McDaniel College is 2,365 students and the part-time enrollment is 635. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at McDaniel College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at McDaniel College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.5% White, 18.8% Black or African American, 7.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Two or More Races, 1.97% Asian, 0.233% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0333% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at McDaniel College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.3%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Female (15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.1%), followed by White Male (10.2%) and Black or African American Female (8.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at McDaniel College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,000 students. The full-time enrollment at McDaniel College is 2,365 and the part-time enrollment is 635. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at McDaniel College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
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 McDaniel College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), McDaniel College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,696 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    565 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    225 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at McDaniel College is 56.5% White, 18.8% Black or African American, 7.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Two or More Races, 1.97% Asian, 0.233% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0333% 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, 143 students (4.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 353 more women than men received degrees from McDaniel College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at McDaniel College is white (572 degrees awarded). There were 5.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The most common Postbaccalaureate Certificate concentration at McDaniel College is General Educational Leadership & Administration (197 degrees awarded), followed by Multicultural Education (83 degrees) and Educational & Instructional Technology (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at McDaniel College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (488 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (13 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at McDaniel College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,586,936 people), Secondary school teachers (476,081 people), Education administrators (269,993 people), Special education teachers (188,978 people), and Social workers, all other (177,221 people).

The most specialized majors at McDaniel College in 2022 are Education (488 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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The most specialized majors at McDaniel College are Education (488 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (30 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 McDaniel College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,822,094 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,250 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (222,946 people), Individual & family services (150,678 people), and Outpatient care centers (127,411 people).

The most specialized majors at McDaniel College are Education (488 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (30 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 McDaniel College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 50 degrees awarded
  2. 37 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at McDaniel College was General Business Administration & Management with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

255
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
608
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 255 degrees were awarded to men at McDaniel College, which is 0.419 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (608).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at McDaniel College in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 0.319 times less than the 160 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 160 degrees were awarded to men at McDaniel College in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 3.14 times more than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% of students graduating from McDaniel College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at McDaniel College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    572 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at McDaniel College is white (572 degrees awarded). There were 5.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

10.7% of degree recipients (92 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    399 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    173 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at McDaniel College is white female (399 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (173 degrees).

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Operations

McDaniel College has an endowment valued at nearly $143M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.33%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, McDaniel College had a total salary expenditure of 70.6M. McDaniel College employs 35 Lecturers, 33 Professors and 33 Associate professors. Most academics at McDaniel College are Female Lecturer (26), Male Associate professor (19), and Female Professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at McDaniel College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 68 employees, Management, with 49 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

Endowment

$143M
2022 Endowment
16.1%
decline from 2021

McDaniel College has an endowment valued at about $143M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of McDaniel College declined 16.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $93.8M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.9M
2022 Salaries
9.06%
growth from 2021

In 2022, McDaniel College paid a median of $26.9M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($70.6M) and a 9.06% 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

$8.88M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2022, McDaniel College paid a total of $8.88M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% 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

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
68 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at McDaniel College were Lecturer with 35 employees, Professor with 33 employees, and Associate professor with 33 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at McDaniel College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 68 employees, Management with 49 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at McDaniel College was Female Lecturer with 26 employees, Male Associate professor with 19 employees, and Female Professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at McDaniel College.

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