Graceland University-Lamoni

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,500

4.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,302

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.87%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

56.1%

2,800 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,262

67.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

49.6%

126 Graduates

About

Graceland University-Lamoni is a higher education institution located in Decatur County, IA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Graceland University-Lamoni were Registered Nursing (122 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (84 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees).

In 2017, 707 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Graceland University-Lamoni. 75.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (514 degrees), 9.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni is $27,500, which is $6,767 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni is $27,500, which is $6,767 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 $18,302.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,500

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni was $27,500. The cost of tuition at Graceland University-Lamoni is $6,767 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$18,302

2017 Value

10.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Graceland University-Lamoni had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,302. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Graceland University-Lamoni grew by 10.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,280

Room and Board

$1,190

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Graceland University-Lamoni was of $8,280 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,190. The cost of room and board increased by 2.22% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.23% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Graceland University-Lamoni received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.44% with respect to 2016, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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9.87%

2016 Default Rate

76

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Graceland University-Lamoni was 9.87%, which represents 76 out of the 770 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Graceland University-Lamoni received 2,800 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 14.8% annual growth. Out of those 2,800 applicants, 1,572 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,262 students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni in 2017, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Graceland University-Lamoni has an overall enrollment yield of 16.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,572

Accepted Out of 2,800

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Graceland University-Lamoni was 56.1% (1,572 admissions from 2,800 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 48.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 14.8%, while admissions grew by 33.1%.

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SAT Scores

28%

Submission Percentage

71

Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at Graceland University-Lamoni in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Graceland University-Lamoni has a total enrollment of 2,262 students. The full-time enrollment at Graceland University-Lamoni is 1,526 students and the part-time enrollment is 736. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Graceland University-Lamoni, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.3% White, 7.6% Black or African American, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.96% Two or More Races, 1.59% Asian, 0.752% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.619% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Black or African American Male (8.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (61.7%), followed by White Male (8.82%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Graceland University-Lamoni, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,262 students. The full-time enrollment at Graceland University-Lamoni is 1,526 and the part-time enrollment is 736. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Graceland University-Lamoni are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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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 Graceland University-Lamoni was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Graceland University-Lamoni had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,387

  2. Black or African American

    172

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    161

The enrolled student population at Graceland University-Lamoni is 61.3% White, 7.6% Black or African American, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.96% Two or More Races, 1.59% Asian, 0.752% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.619% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 360 students (15.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 359 more women than men received degrees from Graceland University-Lamoni. The majority of degree recipients at Graceland University-Lamoni are white (514 degrees awarded). There were 9.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (56 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Graceland University-Lamoni is Registered Nursing (122 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (84 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Graceland University-Lamoni, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees awarded), Education (150 degrees), and Health (317 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 Graceland University-Lamoni are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,994,256 people), Registered nurses (1,363,076 people), Secondary school teachers (338,312 people), Education administrators (289,730 people), and Postsecondary teachers (222,915 people).

The most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees awarded), Education (150 degrees), Health (317 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Graceland University-Lamoni are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees awarded), Education (150 degrees), Health (317 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Graceland University-Lamoni are Elementary & secondary schools (3,033,400 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,596,775 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (473,479 people), Outpatient care centers (271,424 people), and Offices of physicians (228,454 people).

The most specialized majors at Graceland University-Lamoni are Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees awarded), Education (150 degrees), Health (317 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Graceland University-Lamoni.

Most Common

  1. 122 degrees awarded

  2. 84 degrees awarded

  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Graceland University-Lamoni was Registered Nursing with 122 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 174

  2. 533

In 2017, 174 degrees were awarded to men at Graceland University-Lamoni, which is 0.326 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (533).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Graceland University-Lamoni in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.93 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 150 degrees were awarded to women at Graceland University-Lamoni in Family Practice Nurse, which is 7.14 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% of students graduating from Graceland University-Lamoni 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 54% within 200%.

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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 Graceland University-Lamoni is Female and Asian (100% 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, 2.38% 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

    514 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Graceland University-Lamoni is white (514 degrees awarded). There were 9.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (56 degrees).

7.92% of degree recipients (56 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    400 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    114 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Graceland University-Lamoni is white female (400 degrees awarded). There were 3.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (114 degrees).

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Operations

Graceland University-Lamoni has an endowment valued at nearly $50.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.28M (16.3%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Graceland University-Lamoni had a total salary expenditure of $39.9M. Graceland University-Lamoni employs 26 Assistant professors, 24 Professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Graceland University-Lamoni are Male Assistant professors (15), Female Professors(13), and Male Professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni are: Office and Administrative Support, with 47 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 35 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$50.9M

2017 Endowment

7.52%

growth from 2016

Graceland University-Lamoni has an endowment valued at about $50.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Graceland University-Lamoni grew 7.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.8M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.39M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Graceland University-Lamoni received $1.39M 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

$15.3M

2017 Salaries

5.95%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Graceland University-Lamoni paid a median of $15.3M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($39.9M) and a 5.95% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.65% growth from 2015 and a 1.28% 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

$4.68M

Instructional Salaries

79

Number of Employees

In 2017, Graceland University-Lamoni paid a total of $4.68M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

26 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

47 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Professor with 24 employees; and Professor with 17 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni were Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Graceland University-Lamoni was Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, Female Professor with 13 employees, and Male Professor with 11 employees.

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