University of Mount Union

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,000
3.03% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,259
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.82%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.7%
3,521 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,130
94.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.9%
397 Graduates

About

University of Mount Union is a higher education institution located in Stark County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Mount Union were Registered Nursing (58 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (41 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (35 degrees).

In 2022, 641 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Mount Union. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (561 degrees), 17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mount Union is $34,000, which is $5,670 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Mount Union is $34,000, which is $5,670 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,259.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending University of Mount Union received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$34,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Mount Union was $34,000. The cost of tuition at University of Mount Union is $5,670 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$23,259
2022 Value
2.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Mount Union had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,259. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Mount Union grew by 2.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,275
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Mount Union was of $9,275 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.09% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at University of Mount Union received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.82%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Mount Union was 1.82%, which represents 12 out of the 658 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Mount Union received 3,521 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.199% annual growth. Out of those 3,521 applicants, 2,667 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,130 students enrolled at University of Mount Union in 2022. 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Mount Union has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,667
Accepted Out of 3,521

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Mount Union was 75.7% (2,667 admissions from 3,521 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 79.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.199%, while admissions declined by −4.82%..

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SAT Scores

17%
Submission Percentage (2022)
93
Scores Submitted (2022)

17% of enrolled first-time students at University of Mount Union in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Mount Union had a total enrollment of 2,130 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Mount Union is 2,021 students and the part-time enrollment is 109. This means that 94.9% of students enrolled at University of Mount Union are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Mount Union, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.9% White, 6.67% Black or African American, 3.05% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Two or More Races, 1.36% Asian, and 0.141% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Mount Union in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.5%), followed by White Male (37.8%) and Black or African American Male (5.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60.2%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Black or African American Male (3.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Mount Union in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,130 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mount Union is 2,021 and the part-time enrollment is 109. This means that 94.9% of students enrolled at University of Mount Union are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
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 University of Mount Union was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), University of Mount Union had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,660 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    142 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Mount Union is 77.9% White, 6.67% Black or African American, 3.05% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Two or More Races, 1.36% Asian, and 0.141% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 141 students (6.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 89 more women than men received degrees from University of Mount Union. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Mount Union is white (561 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Mount Union is Registered Nursing (58 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (41 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (35 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Mount Union, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees), and English (28 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mount Union are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,704,486 people), Secondary school teachers (571,102 people), Physicians (423,098 people), Education administrators (312,070 people), and Postsecondary teachers (287,400 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mount Union in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees), English (28 degrees), Education (101 degrees), and Biology (44 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 University of Mount Union are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at University of Mount Union are Language & Linguistics (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees), English (28 degrees), Education (101 degrees), and Biology (44 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 University of Mount Union are Elementary & secondary schools (3,075,077 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (634,039 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (624,445 people), Offices of physicians (234,952 people), and Outpatient care centers (172,611 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mount Union are Language & Linguistics (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (56 degrees), English (28 degrees), Education (101 degrees), and Biology (44 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 University of Mount Union.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 58 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Mount Union was Registered Nursing with 58 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

276
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
365
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 276 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mount Union, which is 0.756 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (365).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mount Union in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 7.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mount Union in Registered Nursing, which is 7.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from University of Mount Union completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Mount Union is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 2.27% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    561 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Mount Union is white (561 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    335 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    226 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Mount Union is white female (335 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (226 degrees).

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Operations

University of Mount Union has an endowment valued at nearly $160M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.1%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, University of Mount Union had a total salary expenditure of 61.9M. University of Mount Union employs 44 Professors, 42 Associate professors and 39 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Mount Union are Female Professor (24), Female Associate professor (22), and Female Assistant professor (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mount Union are: Service, with 44 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, and Management with 33 employees.

Endowment

$160M
2022 Endowment
7.88%
decline from 2021

University of Mount Union has an endowment valued at about $160M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Mount Union declined 7.88% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $111M higher 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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Salary Expenditure

$27M
2022 Salaries
6.49%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Mount Union paid a median of $27M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($61.9M) and a 6.49% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10M
Instructional Salaries
126
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Mount Union paid a total of $10M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Mount Union were Professor with 44 employees, Associate professor with 42 employees, and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mount Union were Service with 44 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees, and Management with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Mount Union was Female Professor with 24 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Mount Union.

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