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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.52% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
953 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
83.1% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
131 Graduates

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The median tuition at Howard Payne University is $24,430, which is $7,780 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,951.

In 2016, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Howard Payne University received 953 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.31% annual decline. Out of those 953 applicants, 836 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,189 students enrolled at Howard Payne University in 2016, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Howard Payne University has an overall enrollment yield of 39.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Howard Payne University has a total enrollment of 1,189 students. The full-time enrollment at Howard Payne University is 988 students and the part-time enrollment is 201. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at Howard Payne University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Howard Payne University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.2% White, 20.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Black or African American, 0.59% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.5% Asian, 0.34% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 11% Unknown.

Students enrolled at Howard Payne University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (23.5%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.76%), followed by White Male (0.76%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.34%).

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In 2016, 13 fewer women than men graduated from Howard Payne University. The majority of students graduating from Howard Payne University are White. These 141 graduates mean that there were 4.55 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 31 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Howard Payne University is Criminology with 13 graduates, followed by Elementary Education & Teaching with 13 graduates and General Psychology with 12 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Howard Payne University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Theology, with 22 graduates, followed by Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 11 graduates and Language & Linguistics with 4 graduates.


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Howard Payne University has an endowment valued at nearly $58.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.01M (5.17%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Howard Payne University had a total expenditure of $24.3M. Of that $24.3M, they spent $10.1M on salaries and $2.36M on benefits.

Howard Payne University employs 26 Professors, 23 Associate professors, and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Howard Payne University are Male Professors (18), Male Associate professors (15), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Howard Payne University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, and Service with 26 employees.



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