University of Dallas

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,000

3.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,657

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.1%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

47.4%

3,857 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,510

67.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

68.2%

253 Graduates

About

University of Dallas is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Dallas were General Biological Sciences (57 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees), and General English Language & Literature (34 degrees).

In 2017, 820 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Dallas. 43.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (377 degrees), 3.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Dallas is $36,000, which is $15,267 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Dallas is $36,000, which is $15,267 more 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 $26,657.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Dallas was $36,000. The cost of tuition at University of Dallas is $15,267 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$26,657

2017 Value

5.79%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Dallas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,657. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Dallas grew by 5.79%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,048

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Dallas was of $10,048 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.49% 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

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at University of Dallas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.03% with respect to 2016, when 97% 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.

2.1%

2016 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Dallas was 2.1%, which represents 11 out of the 524 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

University of Dallas received 3,857 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 80.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,857 applicants, 1,830 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,510 students enrolled at University of Dallas in 2017, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Dallas has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,830

Accepted Out of 3,857

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Dallas was 47.4% (1,830 admissions from 3,857 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 80.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 80.7%, while admissions grew by 6.52%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

273

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at University of Dallas in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Dallas has a total enrollment of 2,510 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Dallas is 1,686 students and the part-time enrollment is 824. This means that 67.2% of students enrolled at University of Dallas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54% White, 18.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.29% Black or African American, 7.13% Asian, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0797% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Dallas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.5%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (24.9%), followed by White Female (14.7%) and Black or African American Male (5.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,510 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Dallas is 1,686 and the part-time enrollment is 824. This means that 67.2% of students enrolled at University of Dallas are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

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 Dallas was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Dallas had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,355

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    464

  3. Black or African American

    208

The enrolled student population at University of Dallas is 54% White, 18.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.29% Black or African American, 7.13% Asian, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0797% 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, 37 students (1.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 110 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Dallas. The majority of degree recipients at University of Dallas are white (377 degrees awarded). There were 3.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Dallas is General Biological Sciences (57 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees) and General English Language & Literature (34 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Dallas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (63 degrees awarded), History (28 degrees), and English (40 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 Dallas are Elementary & middle school teachers (246,183 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (198,999 people), Postsecondary teachers (142,588 people), Clergy (126,022 people), and Other managers (121,876 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Dallas are Theology (63 degrees awarded), History (28 degrees), English (40 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (17 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 Dallas are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Dallas are Theology (63 degrees awarded), History (28 degrees), English (40 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (17 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 Dallas are Elementary & secondary schools (451,875 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (272,008 people), Legal services (159,680 people), Religious organizations (150,348 people), and Computer Systems Design (96,684 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Dallas are Theology (63 degrees awarded), History (28 degrees), English (40 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (17 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 Dallas.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Dallas was General Biological Sciences with 57 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 465

  2. 355

In 2017, 465 degrees were awarded to men at University of Dallas, which is 1.31 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (355).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 209 degrees were awarded to men at University of Dallas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.76 times more than the 119 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 119 degrees were awarded to women at University of Dallas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.569 times less than the 209 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 66% of students graduating from University of Dallas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Dallas is Female and Asian (100% 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, 1.58% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    377 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    113 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Dallas is white (377 degrees awarded). There were 3.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

0.61% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    214 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    163 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Dallas is white male (214 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (163 degrees).

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Operations

University of Dallas has an endowment valued at nearly $57M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.78M (13.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Dallas had a total salary expenditure of $62.2M. University of Dallas employs 57 Associate professors, 31 Instructors, and 31 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Dallas are Male Associate professors (39), Male Professors(18), and Female Associate professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Dallas are: Management, with 72 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$57M

2017 Endowment

5.07%

growth from 2016

University of Dallas has an endowment valued at about $57M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Dallas grew 5.07% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.9M higher 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $455k - Federal

  2. $1.29M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Dallas received $455k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.29M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$26.4M

2017 Salaries

2.68%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Dallas paid a median of $26.4M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($62.2M) and a 2.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.38% decline from 2015 and a 5.81% 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

$9.87M

Instructional Salaries

142

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Dallas paid a total of $9.87M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

72 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Dallas were Associate professor with 57 employees; Instructor with 31 employees; and Instructor with 31 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Dallas were Management with 72 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 33 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 University of Dallas was Male Associate professor with 39 employees, Male Professor with 18 employees, and Female Associate professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Dallas.

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