University of Wisconsin-Parkside

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,298

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,542

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

60.8%

2,302 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,277

77.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34%

231 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a higher education institution located in Kenosha County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Parkside were General Business Administration & Management (126 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (89 degrees), and General Psychology (66 degrees).

In 2017, 864 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Parkside. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (622 degrees), 6.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is $6,298, which is $-18,896 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is $6,298, which is $-18,896 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,542.

In 2017, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,298

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was $6,298. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is $-18,896 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$9,542

2017 Value

3.67%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Wisconsin-Parkside had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,542. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Parkside grew by 3.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,442

Room and Board

$700

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was of $7,442 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $700. The cost of room and board decreased by 3.83% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Parkside received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.96% with respect to 2016, when 51% 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.

10.7%

2016 Default Rate

136

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was 10.7%, which represents 136 out of the 1274 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 Wisconsin-Parkside received 2,302 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.28% annual growth. Out of those 2,302 applicants, 1,399 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,277 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has an overall enrollment yield of 50.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,399

Accepted Out of 2,302

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Parkside was 60.8% (1,399 admissions from 2,302 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 62.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 8.28%, while admissions grew by 5.35%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has a total enrollment of 4,277 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is 3,310 students and the part-time enrollment is 967. This means that 77.4% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.95% Black or African American, 4.37% Two or More Races, 3.6% Asian, 0.164% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0935% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.9%), followed by White Male (32.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (20%), followed by White Female (17.1%) and Asian Female (5.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,277 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is 3,310 and the part-time enrollment is 967. This means that 77.4% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

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 Wisconsin-Parkside was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Wisconsin-Parkside 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

    2,780

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    665

  3. Black or African American

    383

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is 65% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.95% Black or African American, 4.37% Two or More Races, 3.6% Asian, 0.164% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0935% 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.

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, 2 students (0.0468%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 26 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The majority of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are white (622 degrees awarded). There were 6.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is General Business Administration & Management (126 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (89 degrees) and General Psychology (66 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (49 degrees awarded), Protective Services (89 degrees), and History (16 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 University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Physicians (400,389 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (279,828 people), Other managers (276,764 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (188,302 people), and Postsecondary teachers (173,730 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (49 degrees awarded), Protective Services (89 degrees), History (16 degrees), Biology (69 degrees), and Communications (49 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 Wisconsin-Parkside are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (49 degrees awarded), Protective Services (89 degrees), History (16 degrees), Biology (69 degrees), and Communications (49 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (568,500 people), Elementary & secondary schools (528,304 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (464,360 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (390,250 people), and Offices of physicians (205,283 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (49 degrees awarded), Protective Services (89 degrees), History (16 degrees), Biology (69 degrees), and Communications (49 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 Wisconsin-Parkside.

Most Common

  1. 126 degrees awarded

  2. 89 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was General Business Administration & Management with 126 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 419

  2. 445

In 2017, 419 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, which is 0.942 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (445).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 92 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.37 times more than the 67 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 67 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.728 times less than the 92 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Parkside completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0.433% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    622 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    98 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is white (622 degrees awarded). There were 6.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

0.116% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    330 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    292 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is white female (330 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (292 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has an endowment valued at nearly $7.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $214k (3.03%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Parkside had a total salary expenditure of $69.3M. University of Wisconsin-Parkside employs 46 Associate professors, 44 Lecturers, and 42 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Female Lecturers (25), Male Associate professors(25), and Female Associate professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 48 employees, and Management with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.08M

2017 Endowment

6.2%

growth from 2016

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has an endowment valued at about $7.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Parkside grew 6.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30M 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $959k - Federal

  2. $170k - State

  3. $5.48k - Local

As of 2017, University of Wisconsin-Parkside received $959k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $170k from state grants and contracts, and $5.48k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$26.1M

2017 Salaries

2.51%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Parkside paid a median of $26.1M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($69.3M) and a 2.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.4% decline from 2015 and a 3.44% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$9.29M

Instructional Salaries

159

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Parkside paid a total of $9.29M to 159 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

46 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside were Associate professor with 46 employees; Lecturer with 44 employees; and Lecturer with 42 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees; and Management with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Lecturer

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was Female Lecturer with 25 employees, Male Associate professor with 25 employees, and Female Associate professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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