Texas Wesleyan University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,178

6.14% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,977

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.05%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

34.3%

4,097 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,396

81.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.6%

56 Graduates

About

Texas Wesleyan University is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas Wesleyan University were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (58 degrees awarded), General Psychology (34 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees).

In 2017, 572 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Wesleyan University. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (241 degrees), 1.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Wesleyan University is $24,178, which is $3,445 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Wesleyan University is $24,178, which is $3,445 more 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 $23,977.

In 2017, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,178

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Texas Wesleyan University was $24,178. The cost of tuition at Texas Wesleyan University is $3,445 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$23,977

2017 Value

21.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Texas Wesleyan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,977. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Texas Wesleyan University grew by 21.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,040

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Wesleyan University was of $9,040 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.26% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

35%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Texas Wesleyan University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 42.1% with respect to 2016, when 95% 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.

6.05%

2016 Default Rate

48

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Wesleyan University was 6.05%, which represents 48 out of the 793 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

Texas Wesleyan University received 4,097 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 38.5% annual growth. Out of those 4,097 applicants, 1,404 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 34.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,396 students enrolled at Texas Wesleyan University in 2017, and 55% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas Wesleyan University has an overall enrollment yield of 21.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

34.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,404

Accepted Out of 4,097

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas Wesleyan University was 34.3% (1,404 admissions from 4,097 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 41.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 38.5%, while admissions grew by 15.3%.

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SAT Scores

55%

Submission Percentage

167

Scores Submitted

55% of enrolled first-time students at Texas Wesleyan University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas Wesleyan University has a total enrollment of 2,396 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Wesleyan University is 1,944 students and the part-time enrollment is 452. This means that 81.1% of students enrolled at Texas Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Black or African American, 5.84% Two or More Races, 2.25% Asian, 0.668% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Wesleyan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (19.5%), followed by White Female (16.2%) and White Male (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,396 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Wesleyan University is 1,944 and the part-time enrollment is 452. This means that 81.1% of students enrolled at Texas Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 Texas Wesleyan University was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Texas Wesleyan University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    887

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    617

  3. Black or African American

    386

The enrolled student population at Texas Wesleyan University is 37% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Black or African American, 5.84% Two or More Races, 2.25% Asian, 0.668% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.292% 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, 48 students (2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 112 more women than men received degrees from Texas Wesleyan University. The majority of degree recipients at Texas Wesleyan University are white (241 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Wesleyan University is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (58 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (34 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Wesleyan University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), and History (10 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 Texas Wesleyan University are Elementary & middle school teachers (248,885 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (189,373 people), Other managers (155,352 people), Postsecondary teachers (117,172 people), and Social workers, all other (108,046 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Wesleyan University are Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), History (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Legal (13 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 Texas Wesleyan University are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Texas Wesleyan University are Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), History (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Legal (13 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 Texas Wesleyan University are Elementary & secondary schools (540,495 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (285,917 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (270,926 people), Legal services (162,279 people), and Outpatient care centers (151,906 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Wesleyan University are Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees awarded), Psychology (75 degrees), History (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Legal (13 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 Texas Wesleyan University.

Most Common

  1. 58 degrees awarded

  2. 34 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Wesleyan University was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 58 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 230

  2. 342

In 2017, 230 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Wesleyan University, which is 0.673 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (342).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Wesleyan University in Nurse Anesthetist, which is 0.853 times less than the 68 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 68 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Wesleyan University in Nurse Anesthetist, which is 1.17 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 17% of students graduating from Texas Wesleyan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 (56.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas Wesleyan University is Female and White (56.3% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    241 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    136 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Wesleyan University is white (241 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

0.35% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    162 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    92 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas Wesleyan University is white female (162 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (92 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at nearly $66.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.61M (14.4%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Texas Wesleyan University had a total salary expenditure of $57.4M. Texas Wesleyan University employs 47 Associate professors, 40 Professors, and 37 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas Wesleyan University are Female Associate professors (28), Male Professors(24), and Male Associate professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Wesleyan University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 64 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 58 employees, and Management with 53 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$66.9M

2017 Endowment

16.4%

growth from 2016

Texas Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at about $66.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Wesleyan University grew 16.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.8M 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. $1.41M - Federal

  2. $76.5k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Texas Wesleyan University received $1.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $76.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.3M

2017 Salaries

2.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Texas Wesleyan University paid a median of $27.3M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($57.4M) and a 2.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.5% growth from 2015 and a 3.3% 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

$10.8M

Instructional Salaries

136

Number of Employees

In 2017, Texas Wesleyan University paid a total of $10.8M to 136 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

47 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

64 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Wesleyan University were Associate professor with 47 employees; Professor with 40 employees; and Professor with 37 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Wesleyan University were Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 58 employees; and Management with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Wesleyan University was Female Associate professor with 28 employees, Male Professor with 24 employees, and Male Associate professor with 19 employees.

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