University of Wisconsin-Parkside

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,298
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,938
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.87%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
66.3%
2,048 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,452
69.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
38.6%
223 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 (146 degrees awarded), General Psychology (94 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (76 degrees).

In 2020, 1,218 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Parkside. 52% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (801 degrees), 4.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (193 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is $6,298, which is $−22,102 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is $6,298, which is $−22,102 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,938.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students attending University of Wisconsin-Parkside received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,298
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was $6,298. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is $−22,102 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$9,938
2020 Value
2.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Wisconsin-Parkside had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,938. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Parkside grew by 2.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,981
Room and Board
$630
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was of $7,981 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $630. The cost of room and board increased by 2.64% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 10% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Parkside received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.92% with respect to 2019, when 52% 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.
4.87%
2018 Default Rate
57
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was 4.87%, which represents 57 out of the 1170 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 2,048 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.22% annual decline. Out of those 2,048 applicants, 1,358 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.3% acceptance rate.

There were 4,452 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2020, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has an overall enrollment yield of 39.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,358
Accepted Out of 2,048

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Parkside was 66.3% (1,358 admissions from 2,048 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 65.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −9.22%, while admissions declined by −8.55%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has a total enrollment of 4,452 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is 3,109 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,343. This means that 69.8% 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 62.8% White, 18.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.73% Black or African American, 4.87% Two or More Races, 3.57% Asian, 0.292% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0898% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.2%), followed by White Male (27%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (29.6%) and Black or African American Female (8.02%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,452 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is 3,109 and the part-time enrollment is 1,343. This means that 69.8% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2020 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 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Wisconsin-Parkside had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,795
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    832
  3. Black or African American
    344

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is 62.8% White, 18.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.73% Black or African American, 4.87% Two or More Races, 3.57% Asian, 0.292% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0898% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 48 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is white (801 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (193 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is General Business Administration & Management (146 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (94 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (76 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 (53 degrees awarded), Psychology (126 degrees), and Protective Services (76 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 Accountants & auditors (1,050,959 people), Other managers (737,386 people), Financial managers (462,154 people), Chief executives & legislators (365,712 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (326,891 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), Psychology (126 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (16 degrees), and Business (396 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, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), Psychology (126 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (16 degrees), and Business (396 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 Wisconsin-Parkside are Elementary & secondary schools (836,319 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (519,140 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (516,463 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (503,173 people), and Banking & related activities (502,490 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), Psychology (126 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (16 degrees), and Business (396 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. 146 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 94 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 76 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was General Business Administration & Management with 146 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

585
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
633
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 585 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, which is 0.924 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (633).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 142 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.43 times more than the 99 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 99 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.697 times less than the 142 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 17% 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, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (55.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is Female and Two or More Races (55.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    801 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    193 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is white (801 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (193 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    406 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    395 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    117 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Wisconsin-Parkside is white female (406 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (395 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has an endowment valued at nearly $10.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $184k (1.68%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, University of Wisconsin-Parkside had a total salary expenditure of $77.4M. University of Wisconsin-Parkside employs 58 Associate professors, 40 Lecturers, and 39 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are Male Associate professors (34), Female Associate professors(24), and Female Assistant professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 59 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, and Management with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.9M
2020 Endowment
43.1%
growth from 2019

University of Wisconsin-Parkside has an endowment valued at about $10.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Parkside grew 43.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.9M 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. $1.21M - Federal
  2. $31.9k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Wisconsin-Parkside received $1.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $31.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$30.2M
2020 Salaries
7.64%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Wisconsin-Parkside paid a median of $30.2M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($77.4M) and a 7.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.58% growth from 2018 and a 0.888% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.6M
Instructional Salaries
167
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Wisconsin-Parkside paid a total of $10.6M to 167 employees working as instructors, which represents 35% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
58 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside were Associate professor with 58 employees; Lecturer with 40 employees; and Lecturer with 39 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 59 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; and Management with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Parkside was Male Associate professor with 34 employees, Female Associate professor with 24 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 22 employees.

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

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