Thomas Edison State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,300

15% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

7.12%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

11,945

0.678% Full-Time

About

Thomas Edison State University is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Thomas Edison State University were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (381 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (340 degrees), and General Social Sciences (295 degrees).

In 2017, 2,824 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thomas Edison State University. 48% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,544 degrees), 2.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (522 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas Edison State University is $7,300, which is $-13,433 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Thomas Edison State University is $7,300, which is $-13,433 less 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 $N/A.

In 2017, 12% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,300

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Thomas Edison State University was $7,300. The cost of tuition at Thomas Edison State University is $-13,433 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 Thomas Edison State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Thomas Edison State University grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,670

Room and Board

$1,698

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thomas Edison State University was of $5,670 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,698. 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

12%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

14%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

12% of undergraduate students at Thomas Edison State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 20% with respect to 2016, when 10% 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.

7.12%

2016 Default Rate

141

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Thomas Edison State University was 7.12%, which represents 141 out of the 1980 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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Enrollment

Thomas Edison State University has a total enrollment of 11,945 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas Edison State University is 81 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,864. This means that 0.678% of students enrolled at Thomas Edison State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thomas Edison State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.3% White, 14.2% Black or African American, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Asian, 2.35% Two or More Races, 0.519% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.486% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Thomas Edison State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (9.68%) and Asian Female (8.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (57.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (10.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

0.678%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thomas Edison State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,945 students. The full-time enrollment at Thomas Edison State University is 81 and the part-time enrollment is 11,864. This means that 0.678% of students enrolled at Thomas Edison State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Thomas Edison State University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Thomas Edison State University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,127

  2. Black or African American

    1,693

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,244

The enrolled student population at Thomas Edison State University is 51.3% White, 14.2% Black or African American, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Asian, 2.35% Two or More Races, 0.519% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.486% 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, 1,836 students (15.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 114 fewer women than men received degrees from Thomas Edison State University. The majority of degree recipients at Thomas Edison State University are white (1,544 degrees awarded). There were 2.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (522 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thomas Edison State University is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (381 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (340 degrees) and General Social Sciences (295 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Thomas Edison State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (40 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (626 degrees), and Social Sciences (295 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 Thomas Edison State University are Accountants & auditors (1,157,569 people), Other managers (820,220 people), Financial managers (495,144 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (446,969 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (428,849 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas Edison State University are Applied Sciences (40 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (626 degrees), Social Sciences (295 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (603 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (86 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 Thomas Edison State University are Physicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Thomas Edison State University are Applied Sciences (40 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (626 degrees), Social Sciences (295 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (603 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (86 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 Thomas Edison State University are Elementary & secondary schools (833,741 people), Banking & related activities (600,513 people), Computer Systems Design (583,455 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (544,741 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (489,804 people).

The most specialized majors at Thomas Edison State University are Applied Sciences (40 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (626 degrees), Social Sciences (295 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (603 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (86 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 Thomas Edison State University.

Most Common

  1. 381 degrees awarded

  2. 340 degrees awarded

  3. 295 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thomas Edison State University was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 381 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,469

  2. 1,355

In 2017, 1,469 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Edison State University, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,355).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 392 degrees were awarded to men at Thomas Edison State University in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 4.17 times more than the 94 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 301 degrees were awarded to women at Thomas Edison State University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.72 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Thomas Edison State University is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,544 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    522 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    291 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thomas Edison State University is white (1,544 degrees awarded). There were 2.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (522 degrees).

18.5% of degree recipients (522 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    842 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    702 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    154 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Thomas Edison State University is white male (842 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (702 degrees).

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Operations

Thomas Edison State University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.83M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $461k (7.91%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Thomas Edison State University had a total salary expenditure of $76.7M. Thomas Edison State University employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Thomas Edison State University are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas Edison State University are: Management, with 106 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 74 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.83M

2017 Endowment

13.2%

growth from 2016

Thomas Edison State University has an endowment valued at about $5.83M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Thomas Edison State University grew 13.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.3M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $70.6k - Federal

  2. $1.25k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Thomas Edison State University received $70.6k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.25k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$28.3M

2017 Salaries

0.283%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Thomas Edison State University paid a median of $28.3M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($76.7M) and a 0.283% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.44% growth from 2015 and a 7.32% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

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Instructional Salaries

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Number of Employees

In N/A, Thomas Edison State University paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

106 Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thomas Edison State University were Management with 106 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 74 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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