Dean College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$38,090

3.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$31,199

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

86.1%

4,515 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,301

84.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

27.7%

43 Graduates

About

Dean College is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dean College were General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees awarded), General Dance (40 degrees), and General Arts, Entertainment, & Media Management (22 degrees).

In 2017, 390 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dean College. 56.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (207 degrees), 2.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dean College is $38,090, which is $25,200 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dean College is $38,090, which is $25,200 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,199.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,090

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Dean College was $38,090. The cost of tuition at Dean College is $25,200 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$31,199

2017 Value

10.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Dean College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,199. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Dean College grew by 10.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,754

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dean College was of $12,754 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.13% 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

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Dean College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 15.8% with respect to 2016, when 76% 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.

14.4%

2016 Default Rate

66

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Dean College was 14.4%, which represents 66 out of the 458 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

Dean College received 4,515 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 56.2% annual growth. Out of those 4,515 applicants, 3,886 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,301 students enrolled at Dean College in 2017, and 48% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dean College has an overall enrollment yield of 12%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,886

Accepted Out of 4,515

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dean College was 86.1% (3,886 admissions from 4,515 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 88.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 56.2%, while admissions grew by 51.1%.

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SAT Scores

48%

Submission Percentage

224

Scores Submitted

48% of enrolled first-time students at Dean College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dean College has a total enrollment of 1,301 students. The full-time enrollment at Dean College is 1,101 students and the part-time enrollment is 200. This means that 84.6% of students enrolled at Dean College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dean College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.5% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 7.69% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 1.54% Asian, 0.538% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dean College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.7%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Black or African American Male (8.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dean College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,301 students. The full-time enrollment at Dean College is 1,101 and the part-time enrollment is 200. This means that 84.6% of students enrolled at Dean College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

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 Dean College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Dean College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    696

  2. Black or African American

    181

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    100

The enrolled student population at Dean College is 53.5% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 7.69% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 1.54% Asian, 0.538% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.231% 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/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 181 students (13.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 50 more women than men received degrees from Dean College. The majority of degree recipients at Dean College are white (207 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dean College is General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Dance (40 degrees) and General Arts, Entertainment, & Media Management (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dean College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (97 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Psychology (24 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dean College are Accountants & auditors (1,126,776 people), Other managers (772,715 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (515,827 people), Financial managers (449,935 people), and Chief executives & legislators (358,698 people).

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Visual & Performing Arts (97 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), Business (109 degrees), and History (4 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 Dean College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Visual & Performing Arts (97 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), Business (109 degrees), and History (4 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 Dean College are Elementary & secondary schools (1,077,778 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (642,946 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (554,616 people), Banking & related activities (539,264 people), and Computer Systems Design (520,213 people).

The most specialized majors at Dean College are Visual & Performing Arts (97 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), Business (109 degrees), and History (4 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 Dean College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dean College was General Business Administration & Management with 40 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 170

  2. 220

In 2017, 170 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College, which is 0.773 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (220).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Dean College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.78 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Dean College in General Dance, which is 55 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 52% of students graduating from Dean College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dean College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 6.98% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    207 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    73 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dean College is white (207 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (73 degrees).

18.7% of degree recipients (73 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    139 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    68 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dean College is white female (139 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (68 degrees).

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Operations

Dean College has an endowment valued at nearly $42.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.12M (14.6%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Dean College had a total salary expenditure of $40.4M. Dean College employs 15 Assistant professors, 9 Associate professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Dean College are Male Assistant professors (10), Female Associate professors(5), and Female Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dean College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 42 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$42.1M

2017 Endowment

12.3%

growth from 2016

Dean College has an endowment valued at about $42.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Dean College grew 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.1M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates 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/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $213k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Dean College received $213k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15M

2017 Salaries

4.2%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Dean College paid a median of $15M in salaries, which represents 37.1% of their overall expenditure ($40.4M) and a 4.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.93% growth from 2015 and a 1.86% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.77M

Instructional Salaries

28

Number of Employees

In 2017, Dean College paid a total of $1.77M to 28 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

15 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dean College were Assistant professor with 15 employees; Associate professor with 9 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dean College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dean College was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Associate professor with 5 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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

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