Ottawa University-Ottawa

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,370

4.49% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,661

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.8%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

80.5%

1,110 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

727

89.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

46.1%

76 Graduates

About

Ottawa University-Ottawa is a higher education institution located in Franklin County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ottawa University-Ottawa were General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (18 degrees), and Accounting (14 degrees).

In 2017, 173 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ottawa University-Ottawa. 35.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 64.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (128 degrees), 7.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $27,370, which is $2,176 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $27,370, which is $2,176 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,661.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 88% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,370

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa was $27,370. The cost of tuition at Ottawa University-Ottawa is $2,176 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$23,661

2017 Value

15.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Ottawa University-Ottawa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,661. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Ottawa University-Ottawa grew by 15.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,250

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ottawa University-Ottawa was of $9,250 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 3.82% 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

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Ottawa University-Ottawa received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2016, when 99% 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.

6.8%

2016 Default Rate

89

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Ottawa University-Ottawa was 6.8%, which represents 89 out of the 1308 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

Ottawa University-Ottawa received 1,110 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 23.3% annual decline. Out of those 1,110 applicants, 893 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.5% acceptance rate.

There were 727 students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa in 2017, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an overall enrollment yield of 22.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

893

Accepted Out of 1,110

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ottawa University-Ottawa was 80.5% (893 admissions from 1,110 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 50.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -23.3%, while admissions grew by 23.2%.

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SAT Scores

8%

Submission Percentage

15

Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at Ottawa University-Ottawa in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ottawa University-Ottawa has a total enrollment of 727 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 648 students and the part-time enrollment is 79. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Ottawa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.6% White, 12.1% Black or African American, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.09% Two or More Races, 3.44% Asian, 1.93% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.413% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (32.4%), followed by White Female (27.6%) and Black or African American Male (9.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (100%), followed by Two or More Races Male (0%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 727 students. The full-time enrollment at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 648 and the part-time enrollment is 79. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at Ottawa University-Ottawa are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 Ottawa University-Ottawa was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Ottawa University-Ottawa had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    433

  2. Black or African American

    88

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    72

The enrolled student population at Ottawa University-Ottawa is 59.6% White, 12.1% Black or African American, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.09% Two or More Races, 3.44% Asian, 1.93% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.413% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 51 fewer women than men received degrees from Ottawa University-Ottawa. The majority of degree recipients at Ottawa University-Ottawa are white (128 degrees awarded). There were 7.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ottawa University-Ottawa is General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (18 degrees) and Accounting (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ottawa University-Ottawa, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees awarded), Business (79 degrees), and Communications (10 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Accountants & auditors (1,121,789 people), Other managers (764,116 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (465,710 people), Financial managers (454,514 people), and Chief executives & legislators (361,200 people).

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees awarded), Business (79 degrees), Communications (10 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), and English (4 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees awarded), Business (79 degrees), Communications (10 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), and English (4 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa are Elementary & secondary schools (917,523 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (611,450 people), Computer Systems Design (564,540 people), Banking & related activities (545,345 people), and Insurance carriers (460,929 people).

The most specialized majors at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees awarded), Business (79 degrees), Communications (10 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), and English (4 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 Ottawa University-Ottawa.

Most Common

  1. 25 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ottawa University-Ottawa was General Business Administration & Management with 25 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 112

  2. 61

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Ottawa, which is 1.84 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (61).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Ottawa University-Ottawa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.37 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to women at Ottawa University-Ottawa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.731 times less than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 37% of students graduating from Ottawa University-Ottawa completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ottawa University-Ottawa is Female and Black or African American (80% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 14.5% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    128 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white (128 degrees awarded). There were 7.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

4.05% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    83 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ottawa University-Ottawa is white male (83 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (45 degrees).

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Operations

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an endowment valued at nearly $15.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $959k (6.27%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Ottawa University-Ottawa had a total salary expenditure of $38.4M. Ottawa University-Ottawa employs 10 Associate professors, 5 Professors, and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ottawa University-Ottawa are Male Associate professors (7), Male Professors(3), and Female Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Service with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.3M

2017 Endowment

6.72%

growth from 2016

Ottawa University-Ottawa has an endowment valued at about $15.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Ottawa University-Ottawa grew 6.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Ottawa University-Ottawa (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Ottawa University-Ottawa received $0 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

$15.9M

2017 Salaries

4.27%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Ottawa University-Ottawa paid a median of $15.9M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($38.4M) and a 4.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.9% decline from 2015 and a 8.49% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.2M

Instructional Salaries

20

Number of Employees

In 2017, Ottawa University-Ottawa paid a total of $1.2M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.52% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

10 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

28 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Associate professor with 10 employees; Professor with 5 employees; and Professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Service with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ottawa University-Ottawa was Male Associate professor with 7 employees, Male Professor with 3 employees, and Female Associate professor with 3 employees.

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

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