Wayne State College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,580
2.48% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,055
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.8%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,202
70.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52.9%
360 Graduates

About

Wayne State College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, NE. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wayne State College were General Business Administration & Management (110 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (59 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (51 degrees).

In 2020, 835 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wayne State College. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (699 degrees), 12.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne State College is $5,580, which is $−16,950 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne State College is $5,580, which is $−16,950 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,055.

In 2020, 74% of undergraduate students attending Wayne State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,580
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Wayne State College was $5,580. The cost of tuition at Wayne State College is $−16,950 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$14,055
2020 Value
2.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Wayne State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,055. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Wayne State College grew by 2.07%.

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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

$8,270
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wayne State College was of $8,270 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 6.03% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Wayne State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.33% with respect to 2019, when 75% 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.
2.8%
2018 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wayne State College was 2.8%, which represents 23 out of the 821 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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Wayne State College has a total enrollment of 4,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne State College is 2,977 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,225. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at Wayne State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wayne State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.5% White, 9.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.76% Two or More Races, 2.52% Black or African American, 1.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.881% Asian, and 0.0714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wayne State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.2%), followed by White Male (34%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.2%), followed by White Male (20%) and Two or More Races Female (3.87%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wayne State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne State College is 2,977 and the part-time enrollment is 1,225. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at Wayne State College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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 Wayne State College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wayne State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,382
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    395
  3. Two or More Races
    116

The enrolled student population at Wayne State College is 80.5% White, 9.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.76% Two or More Races, 2.52% Black or African American, 1.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.881% Asian, and 0.0714% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 51 students (1.21%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 225 more women than men received degrees from Wayne State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wayne State College is white (699 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wayne State College is General Business Administration & Management (110 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (59 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (51 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wayne State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (333 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), and Physical Sciences (24 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,746,493 people), Secondary school teachers (397,282 people), Education administrators (263,986 people), Other managers (179,884 people), and Postsecondary teachers (178,322 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Education (333 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Human Sciences (20 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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The most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Education (333 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Human Sciences (20 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 Wayne State College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,812,068 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (370,778 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (351,538 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (241,216 people), and Child day care services (115,336 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne State College are Education (333 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Human Sciences (20 degrees).

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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 Wayne State College.
Most Common
  1. 110 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 51 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wayne State College was General Business Administration & Management with 110 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

305
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
530
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 305 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne State College, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (530).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne State College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.987 times less than the 77 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Wayne State College in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 7.9 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% of students graduating from Wayne State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wayne State College is Male and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 1.94% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    699 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    55 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wayne State College is white (699 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

0.719% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    454 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    245 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wayne State College is white female (454 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (245 degrees).

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Wayne State College has an endowment valued at nearly $24.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $675k (2.76%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Wayne State College had a total salary expenditure of $57.9M. Wayne State College employs 51 Professors, 31 Associate professors, and 28 Assistant professors. Most academics at Wayne State College are Male Professors (29), Female Professors(22), and Female Associate professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne State College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 43 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 40 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Endowment

$24.5M
2020 Endowment
1.1%
growth from 2019

Wayne State College has an endowment valued at about $24.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Wayne State College grew 1.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.2M lower 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $595k - Federal
  2. $126k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Wayne State College received $595k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $126k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$23M
2020 Salaries
0.255%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Wayne State College paid a median of $23M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($57.9M) and a 0.255% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.715% decline from 2018 and a 1.29% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.62M
Instructional Salaries
124
Number of Employees

In 2020, Wayne State College paid a total of $8.62M to 124 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
51 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
43 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wayne State College were Professor with 51 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne State College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees; and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wayne State College was Male Professor with 29 employees, Female Professor with 22 employees, and Female Associate professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Wayne State College.

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