Midwestern State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,877
2022 Average Net Price
$11,361
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
92.4%
5,507 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
5,784
65.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41%
301 Graduates

About

Midwestern State University is a higher education institution located in Wichita County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Midwestern State University were Registered Nursing (197 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (193 degrees), and Radiographer (114 degrees).

In 2022, 1,387 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern State University. 69.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (711 degrees), 2.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (261 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern State University is $5,877, which is $−18,119 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern State University is $5,877, which is $−18,119 less 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 $11,361.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Midwestern State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,877
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Midwestern State University was $5,877. The cost of tuition at Midwestern State University is $−18,119 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$11,361
2022 Value
1.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Midwestern State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,361. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Midwestern State University grew by 1.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,780
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midwestern State University was of $9,780 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 23.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Midwestern State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.53% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Midwestern State University received 5,507 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 41.7% annual growth. Out of those 5,507 applicants, 5,090 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.4% acceptance rate.

There were 5,784 students enrolled at Midwestern State University in 2022.

Midwestern State University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,090
Accepted Out of 5,507

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midwestern State University was 92.4% (5,090 admissions from 5,507 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 94.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 41.7%, while admissions grew by 38.4%..

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Enrollment

Midwestern State University had a total enrollment of 5,784 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern State University is 3,768 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,016. This means that 65.1% of students enrolled at Midwestern State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwestern State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.9% White, 22.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.1% Black or African American, 3.96% Asian, 3.82% Two or More Races, 0.674% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.138% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwestern State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.7%) and White Male (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.7%), followed by White Male (13.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.97%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,784 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern State University is 3,768 and the part-time enrollment is 2,016. This means that 65.1% of students enrolled at Midwestern State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Midwestern State University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Midwestern State 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
    2,713 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,295 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    818 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Midwestern State University is 46.9% White, 22.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.1% Black or African American, 3.96% Asian, 3.82% Two or More Races, 0.674% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.138% 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.

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, 55 students (0.951%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 537 more women than men received degrees from Midwestern State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Midwestern State University is white (711 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (261 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern State University is Registered Nursing (197 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (193 degrees) and Radiographer (114 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwestern State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (198 degrees awarded), History (21 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees).

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 Midwestern State University are Registered nurses (1,451,938 people), Physicians (223,293 people), Other managers (223,292 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (197,961 people), and Postsecondary teachers (183,475 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern State University in 2022 are Interdisciplinary Studies (198 degrees awarded), History (21 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), and Health (468 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midwestern State University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Midwestern State University are Interdisciplinary Studies (198 degrees awarded), History (21 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), and Health (468 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Midwestern State University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,708,603 people), Elementary & secondary schools (573,305 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (403,894 people), Outpatient care centers (311,632 people), and Offices of physicians (274,596 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern State University are Interdisciplinary Studies (198 degrees awarded), History (21 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), and Health (468 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 Midwestern State University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 193 degrees awarded
  2. 148 degrees awarded
  3. 127 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midwestern State University was Registered Nursing with 193 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

425
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
962
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 425 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern State University, which is 0.442 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (962).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern State University in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 0.43 times less than the 135 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 169 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern State University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.04 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from Midwestern State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (53%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Midwestern State University is Female and White (53% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    711 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    261 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    167 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern State University is white (711 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (261 degrees).

0.937% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    509 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    202 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    186 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Midwestern State University is white female (509 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (202 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern State University has an endowment valued at nearly $93.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 12.4M (13.3%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Midwestern State University had a total salary expenditure of 143M. Midwestern State University employs 91 Assistant professors, 71 Associate professors and 42 Professors. Most academics at Midwestern State University are Female Assistant professor (57), Female Associate professor (36), and Male Associate professor (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 138 employees, Service, with 67 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

Endowment

$93.4M
2022 Endowment
11%
decline from 2021

Midwestern State University has an endowment valued at about $93.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern State University declined 11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $46.9M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$41.3M
2022 Salaries
2.16%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Midwestern State University paid a median of $41.3M in salaries, which represents 28.9% of their overall expenditure ($143M) and a 2.16% 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

$17.5M
Instructional Salaries
234
Number of Employees

In 2022, Midwestern State University paid a total of $17.5M to 234 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.4% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
91 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
138 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern State University were Assistant professor with 91 employees, Associate professor with 71 employees, and Professor with 42 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern State University were Office and Administrative Support with 138 employees, Service with 67 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern State University was Female Assistant professor with 57 employees, Female Associate professor with 36 employees, and Male Associate professor with 35 employees.

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