University of Akron Wayne College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,940

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,257

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,796

38.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

1.68%

5 Graduates

About

University of Akron Wayne College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Akron Wayne College were .

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Akron Wayne College. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (77 degrees), 5.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Akron Wayne College is $5,940, which is $-1,474 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Akron Wayne College is $5,940, which is $-1,474 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,257.

In 2017, 33% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,940

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Akron Wayne College was $5,940. The cost of tuition at University of Akron Wayne College is $-1,474 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$9,257

2017 Value

5.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Akron Wayne College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,257. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Akron Wayne College grew by 5.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,342

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Akron Wayne College was of $12,342 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. 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

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

27%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

33% of undergraduate students at University of Akron Wayne College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 17.5% with respect to 2016, when 40% 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.

10.1%

2016 Default Rate

648

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Akron Wayne College was 10.1%, which represents 648 out of the 6390 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

University of Akron Wayne College has a total enrollment of 1,796 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Akron Wayne College is 699 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,097. This means that 38.9% of students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Akron Wayne College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88.3% White, 2.9% Black or African American, 2.56% Two or More Races, 2.06% Hispanic or Latino, 0.78% Asian, 0.223% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0557% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (35.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Akron Wayne College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,796 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Akron Wayne College is 699 and the part-time enrollment is 1,097. This means that 38.9% of students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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 University of Akron Wayne College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), University of Akron Wayne College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,586

  2. Black or African American

    52

  3. Two or More Races

    46

The enrolled student population at University of Akron Wayne College is 88.3% White, 2.9% Black or African American, 2.56% Two or More Races, 2.06% Hispanic or Latino, 0.78% Asian, 0.223% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0557% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 54 students (3.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 22 more women than men received degrees from University of Akron Wayne College. The majority of degree recipients at University of Akron Wayne College are white (77 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Akron Wayne College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Akron Wayne College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (32 degrees), and Education (5 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 University of Akron Wayne College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,176,812 people), Registered nurses (1,434,117 people), Accountants & auditors (1,146,571 people), Other managers (796,385 people), and Financial managers (460,305 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Akron Wayne College are Communications (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (32 degrees), Education (5 degrees), Health (10 degrees), and Business (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 University of Akron Wayne College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Akron Wayne College are Communications (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (32 degrees), Education (5 degrees), Health (10 degrees), and Business (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 University of Akron Wayne College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,426,986 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,835,341 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (714,166 people), Banking & related activities (548,370 people), and Computer Systems Design (526,826 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Akron Wayne College are Communications (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (32 degrees), Education (5 degrees), Health (10 degrees), and Business (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 University of Akron Wayne College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Akron Wayne College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 38

  2. 60

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at University of Akron Wayne College, which is 0.633 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (60).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 17 degrees were awarded to men at University of Akron Wayne College in General Organizational Communication, which is 0.567 times less than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 30 degrees were awarded to women at University of Akron Wayne College in General Organizational Communication, which is 1.76 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from University of Akron Wayne College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (2.84%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Akron Wayne College is Female and White (2.84% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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, 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. White

    77 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Akron Wayne College is white (77 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

2.04% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    48 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Akron Wayne College is white female (48 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (29 degrees).

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