Greenville University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,124
2.5% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$20,707
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
5.24%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
66.2%
1,287 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,235
74.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
42.4%
117 Graduates

About

Greenville University is a higher education institution located in Bond County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Greenville University were General Biological Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (28 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees).

In 2017, 360 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Greenville University. 52.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (246 degrees), 3.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Greenville University is $26,124, which is $5,391 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Greenville University is $26,124, which is $5,391 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 $20,707.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,124
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Greenville University was $26,124. The cost of tuition at Greenville University is $5,391 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,707
2017 Value
12.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Greenville University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,707. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Greenville University grew by 12.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,697
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Greenville University was of $7,697 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 5.55% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 633% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Greenville University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.
5.24%
2016 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Greenville University was 5.24%, which represents 23 out of the 439 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

Greenville University received 1,287 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 17.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,287 applicants, 852 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,235 students enrolled at Greenville University in 2017, and 21% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Greenville University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
852
Accepted Out of 1,287

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Greenville University was 66.2% (852 admissions from 1,287 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 57.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 17.7%, while admissions grew by 34.8%.

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SAT Scores

21%
Submission Percentage
45
Scores Submitted

21% of enrolled first-time students at Greenville University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Greenville University has a total enrollment of 1,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Greenville University is 916 students and the part-time enrollment is 319. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at Greenville University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Greenville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.3% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 5.59% Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% Two or More Races, 1.46% Asian, 0.324% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Greenville University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36%), followed by White Male (32.1%) and Black or African American Male (9.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (55.2%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Black or African American Male (6.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Greenville University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Greenville University is 916 and the part-time enrollment is 319. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at Greenville University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
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 Greenville University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Greenville University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    880
  2. Black or African American
    153
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    69

The enrolled student population at Greenville University is 71.3% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 5.59% Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% Two or More Races, 1.46% Asian, 0.324% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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, 46 students (3.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 18 more women than men received degrees from Greenville University. The majority of degree recipients at Greenville University are white (246 degrees awarded). There were 3.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Greenville University is General Biological Sciences (28 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (28 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Greenville University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Theology (12 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 Greenville University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,883,627 people), Secondary school teachers (316,735 people), Education administrators (259,573 people), Postsecondary teachers (139,216 people), and Clergy (135,378 people).

The most specialized majors at Greenville University are Communication Technologies (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Theology (12 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Education (88 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 Greenville University are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Greenville University are Communication Technologies (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Theology (12 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Education (88 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 Greenville University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,748,008 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (285,146 people), Religious organizations (173,923 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (124,686 people), and Legal services (110,014 people).

The most specialized majors at Greenville University are Communication Technologies (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Theology (12 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Education (88 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 Greenville University.
Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Greenville University was General Biological Sciences with 28 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 171
  2. 189

In 2017, 171 degrees were awarded to men at Greenville University, which is 0.905 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (189).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Greenville University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.54 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 24 degrees were awarded to women at Greenville University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 4.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 45% of students graduating from Greenville University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Greenville University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% 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, 13.7% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    246 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Greenville University is white (246 degrees awarded). There were 3.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

17.5% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    135 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    111 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Greenville University is white female (135 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (111 degrees).

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Operations

Greenville University has an endowment valued at nearly $19.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.87M (9.62%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Greenville University had a total salary expenditure of $23.4M. Greenville University employs 27 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors, and 9 Instructors. Most academics at Greenville University are Male Assistant professors (15), Female Assistant professors(12), and Male Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greenville University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.4M
2017 Endowment
17.5%
growth from 2016

Greenville University has an endowment valued at about $19.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Greenville University grew 17.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.7M lower 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $337k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Greenville University received $337k 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

$9.07M
2017 Salaries
14.9%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Greenville University paid a median of $9.07M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($23.4M) and a 14.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.61% decline from 2015 and a 0.503% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.37M
Instructional Salaries
63
Number of Employees

In 2017, Greenville University paid a total of $3.37M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Greenville University were Assistant professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greenville University were Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees; and Management with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Greenville University was Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Male Professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Greenville University.

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