North Carolina Wesleyan College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,000

3.57% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,814

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.9%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

61.6%

4,038 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,086

85.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

20.7%

46 Graduates

About

North Carolina Wesleyan College is a higher education institution located in Nash County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Carolina Wesleyan College were General Business Administration & Management (162 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (99 degrees), and General Psychology (70 degrees).

In 2016, 519 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Carolina Wesleyan College. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (235 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (202 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina Wesleyan College is $29,000, which is $4,585 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina Wesleyan College is $29,000, which is $4,585 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,814.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,000

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at North Carolina Wesleyan College was $29,000. The cost of tuition at North Carolina Wesleyan College is $4,585 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$17,814

2016 Value

7.42%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 North Carolina Wesleyan College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,814. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of North Carolina Wesleyan College grew by 7.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,262

Room and Board

$375

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Carolina Wesleyan College was of $9,262 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $375. The cost of room and board increased by 3.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at North Carolina Wesleyan College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.3% with respect to 2015, when 87% 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.

15.9%

2015 Default Rate

114

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at North Carolina Wesleyan College was 15.9%, which represents 114 out of the 718 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

North Carolina Wesleyan College received 4,038 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 30.2% annual growth. Out of those 4,038 applicants, 2,486 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,086 students enrolled at North Carolina Wesleyan College in 2016, and 43% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

North Carolina Wesleyan College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,486

Accepted Out of 4,038

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of North Carolina Wesleyan College was 61.6% (2,486 admissions from 4,038 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 55.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 30.2%, while admissions grew by 44.5%.

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SAT Scores

43%

Submission Percentage

130

Scores Submitted

43% of enrolled first-time students at North Carolina Wesleyan College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

North Carolina Wesleyan College has a total enrollment of 2,086 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 1,785 students and the part-time enrollment is 301. This means that 85.6% of students enrolled at North Carolina Wesleyan College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Carolina Wesleyan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.8% Black or African American, 32.5% White, 2.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.11% Two or More Races, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.815% Asian, and 0.0959% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Carolina Wesleyan College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (27.5%), followed by White Female (17.1%) and Black or African American Male (15.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Carolina Wesleyan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,086 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 1,785 and the part-time enrollment is 301. This means that 85.6% of students enrolled at North Carolina Wesleyan College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

2016 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 North Carolina Wesleyan College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), North Carolina Wesleyan College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    914

  2. White

    677

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    51

The enrolled student population at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 43.8% Black or African American, 32.5% White, 2.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.11% Two or More Races, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.815% Asian, and 0.0959% 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 Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 268 students (12.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 157 more women than men received degrees from North Carolina Wesleyan College. The majority of degree recipients at North Carolina Wesleyan College are black or african american (235 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (202 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Carolina Wesleyan College is General Business Administration & Management (162 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (99 degrees) and General Psychology (70 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Carolina Wesleyan College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (99 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Psychology (70 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 North Carolina Wesleyan College are Accountants & auditors (1,090,730 people), Miscellaneous managers (801,372 people), Financial managers (437,759 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (344,919 people), and Chief executives & legislators (334,466 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina Wesleyan College are Protective Services (99 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Psychology (70 degrees), Business (253 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 North Carolina Wesleyan College are Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Pharmacists, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at North Carolina Wesleyan College are Protective Services (99 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Psychology (70 degrees), Business (253 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 North Carolina Wesleyan College are Elementary & secondary schools (802,697 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (598,647 people), Hospitals (537,582 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (527,950 people), and Banking & related activities (505,259 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina Wesleyan College are Protective Services (99 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Psychology (70 degrees), Business (253 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 North Carolina Wesleyan College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Carolina Wesleyan College was General Business Administration & Management with 162 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 181

  2. 338

In 2016, 181 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina Wesleyan College, which is 0.536 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (338).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina Wesleyan College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.636 times less than the 99 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 99 degrees were awarded to women at North Carolina Wesleyan College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.57 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% of students graduating from North Carolina Wesleyan College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Carolina Wesleyan College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 17.4% of graduates (8 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

    235 degrees awarded

  2. White

    202 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Carolina Wesleyan College is black or african american (235 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (202 degrees).

9.06% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    175 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    116 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Carolina Wesleyan College is black or african american female (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (116 degrees).

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Operations

North Carolina Wesleyan College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $330k (3.09%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, North Carolina Wesleyan College had a total expenditure of $27.8M. Of that $27.8M, they spent $11.2M on salaries and $27.8M on benefits.

North Carolina Wesleyan College employs 21 Associate professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at North Carolina Wesleyan College are Male Associate professors (11), Female Associate professors(10), and Male Assistant professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina Wesleyan College are: Management, with 59 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.7M

2015 Endowment

0.976%

decline from 2014

North Carolina Wesleyan College has an endowment valued at about $10.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of North Carolina Wesleyan College declined 0.976% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $84.3k - Federal

  2. $116k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, North Carolina Wesleyan College received $84.3k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $116k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$11.2M

Salary Expenditure

$27.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, North Carolina Wesleyan College had a total expenditure of $27.8M. Of that $27.8M, they spent $11.2M on salaries and $27.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at North Carolina Wesleyan College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.2M

2015 Salaries

19.7%

growth from 2014

In 2015, North Carolina Wesleyan College paid a median of $11.2M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($27.8M) and a 19.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.1% growth from 2013 and a 4.51% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.77M

Instructional Salaries

52

Number of Employees

In 2015, North Carolina Wesleyan College paid a total of $2.77M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

21 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Carolina Wesleyan College were Associate professor with 21 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina Wesleyan College were Management with 59 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Carolina Wesleyan College was Male Associate professor with 11 employees, Female Associate professor with 10 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at North Carolina Wesleyan College.

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