William Jessup University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,200
3.79% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,968
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.59%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
65%
775 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,743
84.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
58.5%
79 Graduates

About

William Jessup University is a higher education institution located in Placer County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at William Jessup University were General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees awarded), General Psychology (65 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (34 degrees).

In 2019, 416 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at William Jessup University. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (254 degrees), 3.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at William Jessup University is $34,200, which is $6,920 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at William Jessup University is $34,200, which is $6,920 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,968.

In 2019, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,200
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at William Jessup University was $34,200. The cost of tuition at William Jessup University is $6,920 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$22,968
2019 Value
2.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 William Jessup University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,968. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of William Jessup University grew by 2.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,550
Room and Board
$1,917
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at William Jessup University was of $12,550 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,917. The cost of room and board increased by 3.53% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at William Jessup University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.1% with respect to 2018, when 91% 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.
6.59%
2017 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at William Jessup University was 6.59%, which represents 27 out of the 410 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

William Jessup University received 775 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.6% annual decline. Out of those 775 applicants, 504 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65% acceptance rate.

There were 1,743 students enrolled at William Jessup University in 2019, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

William Jessup University has an overall enrollment yield of 38.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
504
Accepted Out of 775

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of William Jessup University was 65% (504 admissions from 775 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 58.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −13.6%, while admissions declined by −4%.

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SAT Scores

86%
Submission Percentage
157
Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at William Jessup University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

William Jessup University has a total enrollment of 1,743 students. The full-time enrollment at William Jessup University is 1,470 students and the part-time enrollment is 273. This means that 84.3% of students enrolled at William Jessup University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at William Jessup University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.8% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 4.88% Asian, 4.82% Black or African American, 1.15% Two or More Races, 1.15% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.631% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at William Jessup University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.5%), followed by White Male (20.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.1%), followed by White Male (11%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.85%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at William Jessup University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,743 students. The full-time enrollment at William Jessup University is 1,470 and the part-time enrollment is 273. This means that 84.3% of students enrolled at William Jessup University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2019 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 William Jessup University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), William Jessup University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    868
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    296
  3. Asian
    85

The enrolled student population at William Jessup University is 49.8% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 4.88% Asian, 4.82% Black or African American, 1.15% Two or More Races, 1.15% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.631% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 78 more women than men received degrees from William Jessup University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at William Jessup University is white (254 degrees awarded). There were 3.68 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at William Jessup University is General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (65 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (34 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at William Jessup University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (65 degrees), and Education (95 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 William Jessup University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,609,187 people), Secondary school teachers (566,925 people), Education administrators (327,223 people), Special education teachers (232,842 people), and Other managers (229,900 people).

The most specialized majors at William Jessup University are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (65 degrees), Education (95 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and English (12 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 William Jessup University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at William Jessup University are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (65 degrees), Education (95 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and English (12 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 William Jessup University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,158,243 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (511,282 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (313,460 people), Outpatient care centers (212,682 people), and Individual & family services (175,950 people).

The most specialized majors at William Jessup University are Theology (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (65 degrees), Education (95 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and English (12 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 William Jessup University.
Most Common
  1. 66 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at William Jessup University was General Business Administration & Management with 66 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

169
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
247
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 169 degrees were awarded to men at William Jessup University, which is 0.684 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (247).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 65 degrees were awarded to men at William Jessup University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.41 times more than the 46 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 54 degrees were awarded to women at William Jessup University in General Psychology, which is 4.91 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 51% of students graduating from William Jessup University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at William Jessup University is Male and Black or African American (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    254 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at William Jessup University is white (254 degrees awarded). There were 3.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

4.09% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    157 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at William Jessup University is white female (157 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (97 degrees).

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Operations

William Jessup University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.55M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $324k (9.14%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, William Jessup University had a total salary expenditure of $37.6M. William Jessup University employs 24 Assistant professors, 18 Associate professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at William Jessup University are Male Assistant professors (16), Male Associate professors(12), and Female Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at William Jessup University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 52 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.55M
2019 Endowment
13.3%
growth from 2018

William Jessup University has an endowment valued at about $3.55M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of William Jessup University grew 13.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.2M 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: 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 2019, William Jessup University 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

$15.7M
2019 Salaries
10.4%
growth from 2018

In 2019, William Jessup University paid a median of $15.7M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($37.6M) and a 10.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.1% growth from 2017 and a 11.2% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.47M
Instructional Salaries
49
Number of Employees

In 2019, William Jessup University paid a total of $3.47M to 49 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
52 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at William Jessup University were Assistant professor with 24 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at William Jessup University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at William Jessup University was Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 12 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at William Jessup University.

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