John Wesley University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,500

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,269

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

44.6%

168 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

158

90.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

12.5%

1 Graduates

About

John Wesley University is a higher education institution located in Guilford County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at John Wesley University were Biblical Studies (8 degrees awarded), Youth Ministry (4 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (4 degrees).

In 2017, 27 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at John Wesley University. 59.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (13 degrees), 1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at John Wesley University is $10,500, which is $-3,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at John Wesley University is $10,500, which is $-3,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,269.

In 2017, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,500

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at John Wesley University was $10,500. The cost of tuition at John Wesley University is $-3,500 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$19,269

2017 Value

7.22%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 John Wesley University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,269. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of John Wesley University grew by 7.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,280

Room and Board

$3,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at John Wesley University was of $9,280 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000. The cost of room and board did not change 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

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at John Wesley University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.13% with respect to 2016, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

John Wesley University received 168 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.82% annual growth. Out of those 168 applicants, 75 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 44.6% acceptance rate.

There were 158 students enrolled at John Wesley University in 2017, and 49% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

John Wesley University has an overall enrollment yield of 42.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

44.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

75

Accepted Out of 168

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of John Wesley University was 44.6% (75 admissions from 168 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 39.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.82%, while admissions grew by 15.4%.

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SAT Scores

49%

Submission Percentage

13

Scores Submitted

49% of enrolled first-time students at John Wesley University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

John Wesley University has a total enrollment of 158 students. The full-time enrollment at John Wesley University is 143 students and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 90.5% of students enrolled at John Wesley University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at John Wesley University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% White, 31.6% Black or African American, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.53% Two or More Races, 1.27% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at John Wesley University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (24%), followed by White Female (24%) and Black or African American Female (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (45.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at John Wesley University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 158 students. The full-time enrollment at John Wesley University is 143 and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 90.5% of students enrolled at John Wesley University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

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 John Wesley University was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), John Wesley University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    71

  2. Black or African American

    50

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    23

The enrolled student population at John Wesley University is 44.9% White, 31.6% Black or African American, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.53% Two or More Races, 1.27% Asian, 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 5 more women than men received degrees from John Wesley University. The majority of degree recipients at John Wesley University are black or african american (13 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at John Wesley University is Biblical Studies (8 degrees awarded), followed by Youth Ministry (4 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at John Wesley University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Psychology (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (1 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 John Wesley University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,207,235 people), Accountants & auditors (1,146,108 people), Other managers (777,455 people), Financial managers (455,351 people), and Education administrators (390,920 people).

The most specialized majors at John Wesley University are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Psychology (3 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (1 degrees), Business (4 degrees), and Education (0 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 John Wesley University are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Nurse anesthetists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at John Wesley University are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Psychology (3 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (1 degrees), Business (4 degrees), and Education (0 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 John Wesley University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,476,017 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (722,371 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (574,613 people), Banking & related activities (547,842 people), and Computer Systems Design (522,280 people).

The most specialized majors at John Wesley University are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Psychology (3 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (1 degrees), Business (4 degrees), and Education (0 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 John Wesley University.

Most Common

  1. 8 degrees awarded

  2. 4 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at John Wesley University was Biblical Studies with 8 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 11

  2. 16

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at John Wesley University, which is 0.688 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (16).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 5 degrees were awarded to men at John Wesley University in Biblical Studies, which is 1.67 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 4 degrees were awarded to women at John Wesley University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 4 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 14% of students graduating from John Wesley University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at John Wesley University is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

  2. White

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at John Wesley University is black or african american (13 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (13 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    10 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    8 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at John Wesley University is black or african american female (10 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (8 degrees).

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Operations

John Wesley University has an endowment valued at nearly $605k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.6k (3.23%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, John Wesley University had a total salary expenditure of $2.15M. John Wesley University employs 1 Professors, 1 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at John Wesley University are Male Professors (1), Male Associate professors(1), and Female Professors (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Wesley University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, Management, with 1 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$605k

2017 Endowment

28.8%

decline from 2016

John Wesley University has an endowment valued at about $605k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of John Wesley University declined 28.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.5M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $305k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, John Wesley University received $305k 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

$893k

2017 Salaries

0.698%

growth from 2016

In 2017, John Wesley University paid a median of $893k in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($2.15M) and a 0.698% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 22.4% decline from 2015 and a 10.9% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$100k

Instructional Salaries

2

Number of Employees

In 2017, John Wesley University paid a total of $100k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $421k (25.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

1 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at John Wesley University were Professor with 1 employees; Associate professor with 1 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at John Wesley University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; Management with 1 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at John Wesley University was Male Professor with 1 employees, Male Associate professor with 1 employees, and Female Professor with 0 employees.

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

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