Wave Leadership College

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,520
2021 Average Net Price
$10,996
After Financial Aid
2018 Default Rate
18.5%
on Student Loans
2021 Enrolled Students
33
39.4% Full-Time

About

Wave Leadership College is a higher education institution located in Virginia Beach city, VA. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Wave Leadership College were Biblical Studies (13 degrees awarded).

In 2021, 13 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wave Leadership College. 53.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (6 degrees), 1.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wave Leadership College is $7,520, which is $−5,162 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at Wave Leadership College is $7,520

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,996.

In 2021, 43% of undergraduate students attending Wave Leadership College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,520
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at Wave Leadership College was $7,520.

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Average Net Price

$10,996
2021 Value
7.51%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Wave Leadership College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,996. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Wave Leadership College grew by 7.51%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Wave Leadership College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 7.5% with respect to 2020, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
18.5%
2018 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wave Leadership College was 18.5%, which represents 5 out of the 27 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Wave Leadership College had a total enrollment of 33 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Wave Leadership College is 13 students and the part-time enrollment is 20. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Wave Leadership College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wave Leadership College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% White, 33.3% Black or African American, 6.06% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.03% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Wave Leadership College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Black or African American Male (15.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wave Leadership College in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33 students. The full-time enrollment at Wave Leadership College is 13 and the part-time enrollment is 20.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%
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 Wave Leadership College was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Wave Leadership College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    18 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    11 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wave Leadership College is 54.5% White, 33.3% Black or African American, 6.06% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.03% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2021, 1 more women than men received degrees from Wave Leadership College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wave Leadership College is white (6 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Wave Leadership College is Biblical Studies (13 degrees awarded).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wave Leadership College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (13 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wave Leadership College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Wave Leadership College in 2021 are Theology (13 degrees awarded) (as of 2021).

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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 Wave Leadership College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Wave Leadership College are Theology (13 degrees awarded) (as of 2021).

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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 Wave Leadership College are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Wave Leadership College are Theology (13 degrees awarded) (as of 2021).

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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 Wave Leadership College.
Most Common (2021)
13 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Wave Leadership College was Biblical Studies with 13 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

6
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
7
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Wave Leadership College, which is 0.857 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Wave Leadership College in Biblical Studies, which is 0.857 times less than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Wave Leadership College in Biblical Studies, which is 1.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Wave Leadership College is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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 (2021)
  1. White
    6 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wave Leadership College is white (6 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    3 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wave Leadership College is hispanic or latino female (3 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3 degrees).

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Operations

Wave Leadership College employs 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Wave Leadership College are Male Associate professor (1), and Female Associate professor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wave Leadership College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, Management, with 1 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$427k
2021 Salaries
14.9%
growth from 2020

In 2021, Wave Leadership College paid a median of $427k in salaries, a 14.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2019, Wave Leadership College paid a total of $24k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.09% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wave Leadership College was Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wave Leadership College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees, Management with 1 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2019)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wave Leadership College was Male Associate professor with 1 employees, and Female Associate professor with 0 employees.

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