Wingate University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$40,706
1.59% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,823
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.68%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
86.2%
20,292 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,396
93.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
57.3%
357 Graduates

About

Wingate University is a higher education institution located in Union County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Wingate University were Pharmacy (80 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 849 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wingate University. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (523 degrees), 3.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (152 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wingate University is $40,706, which is $16,710 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Wingate University is $40,706, which is $16,710 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,823.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Wingate University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$40,706
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wingate University was $40,706. The cost of tuition at Wingate University is $16,710 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$18,823
2022 Value
0.999%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wingate University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,823. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wingate University grew by 0.999%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,535
Room and Board
$1,150
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wingate University was of $10,535 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 24.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,150. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 42.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Wingate University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.68%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wingate University was 1.68%, which represents 14 out of the 835 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Wingate University received 20,292 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.9% annual growth. Out of those 20,292 applicants, 17,482 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,396 students enrolled at Wingate University in 2022. 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wingate University has an overall enrollment yield of 4.74%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
17,482
Accepted Out of 20,292

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wingate University was 86.2% (17,482 admissions from 20,292 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.9%, while admissions grew by 17.1%..

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage (2022)
126
Scores Submitted (2022)

15% of enrolled first-time students at Wingate University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wingate University had a total enrollment of 3,396 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wingate University is 3,170 students and the part-time enrollment is 226. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Wingate University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wingate University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.4% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 7.71% Two or More Races, 7.45% Hispanic or Latino, 2.5% Asian, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0589% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wingate University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.7%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Black or African American Female (13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (56.7%), followed by White Male (16.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.84%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wingate University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,396 students. The full-time enrollment at Wingate University is 3,170 and the part-time enrollment is 226. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Wingate University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 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 Wingate University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Wingate University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,712 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    705 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    262 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wingate University is 50.4% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 7.71% Two or More Races, 7.45% Hispanic or Latino, 2.5% Asian, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0589% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 225 more women than men received degrees from Wingate University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wingate University is white (523 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (152 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Wingate University is Pharmacy (80 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wingate University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees awarded), Biology (77 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wingate University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,613,131 people), Secondary school teachers (498,265 people), Physicians (413,431 people), Education administrators (283,814 people), and Other managers (221,994 people).

The most specialized majors at Wingate University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees awarded), Biology (77 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees), Education (98 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Wingate University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees awarded), Biology (77 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees), Education (98 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Wingate University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,888,534 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (633,343 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (519,767 people), Offices of physicians (228,571 people), and Outpatient care centers (204,388 people).

The most specialized majors at Wingate University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees awarded), Biology (77 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees), Education (98 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wingate University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 64 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wingate University was General Biological Sciences with 64 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

312
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
537
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 312 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University, which is 0.581 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (537).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 2.33 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Wingate University in Pharmacy, which is 2.33 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 39% of students graduating from Wingate University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wingate University is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 5.6% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    523 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wingate University is white (523 degrees awarded). There were 3.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (152 degrees).

3.53% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    331 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    192 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wingate University is white female (331 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (192 degrees).

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Operations

Wingate University has an endowment valued at nearly $111M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.31%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Wingate University had a total salary expenditure of 85M. Wingate University employs 79 Associate professors, 58 Assistant professors and 26 Professors. Most academics at Wingate University are Female Associate professor (45), Female Assistant professor (39), and Male Associate professor (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wingate University are: Management, with 106 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 55 employees, and Service with 48 employees.

Endowment

$111M
2022 Endowment
7.08%
decline from 2021

Wingate University has an endowment valued at about $111M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Wingate University declined 7.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $64.2M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$37.4M
2022 Salaries
3.96%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Wingate University paid a median of $37.4M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($85M) and a 3.96% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.8M
Instructional Salaries
179
Number of Employees

In 2022, Wingate University paid a total of $14.8M to 179 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
79 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
106 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wingate University were Associate professor with 79 employees, Assistant professor with 58 employees, and Professor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wingate University were Management with 106 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees, and Service with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wingate University was Female Associate professor with 45 employees, Female Assistant professor with 39 employees, and Male Associate professor with 34 employees.

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