Medaille College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,000
3.51% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,857
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.98%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
71.8%
1,330 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,076
81.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
36.1%
113 Graduates

About

Medaille College is a higher education institution located in Erie County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Medaille College were General Business Administration & Management (49 degrees awarded), Mass Communication & Media Studies (31 degrees), and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2020, 709 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Medaille College. 77.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (488 degrees), 4.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (120 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Medaille College is $31,000, which is $8,470 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Medaille College is $31,000, which is $8,470 more 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 $13,857.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students attending Medaille College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Medaille College was $31,000. The cost of tuition at Medaille College is $8,470 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$13,857
2020 Value
0.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Medaille College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,857. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Medaille College grew by 0.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,831
Room and Board
$1,119
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Medaille College was of $11,831 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,119. The cost of room and board increased by 2.88% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.73% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Medaille College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.56% with respect to 2019, when 90% 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.
8.98%
2018 Default Rate
80
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Medaille College was 8.98%, which represents 80 out of the 891 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Medaille College received 1,330 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 4.56% annual growth. Out of those 1,330 applicants, 955 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,076 students enrolled at Medaille College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Medaille College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
955
Accepted Out of 1,330

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Medaille College was 71.8% (955 admissions from 1,330 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 62.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 4.56%, while admissions grew by 20.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Medaille College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Medaille College has a total enrollment of 2,076 students. The full-time enrollment at Medaille College is 1,701 students and the part-time enrollment is 375. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at Medaille College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Medaille College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.2% White, 17.7% Black or African American, 3.13% Hispanic or Latino, 2.07% Asian, 1.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Medaille College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49%), followed by White Male (17.1%) and Black or African American Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.2%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Black or African American Female (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Medaille College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,076 students. The full-time enrollment at Medaille College is 1,701 and the part-time enrollment is 375. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at Medaille College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Medaille College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Medaille College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,354
  2. Black or African American
    368
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65

The enrolled student population at Medaille College is 65.2% White, 17.7% Black or African American, 3.13% Hispanic or Latino, 2.07% Asian, 1.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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.

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Graduates

In 2020, 395 more women than men received degrees from Medaille College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Medaille College is white (488 degrees awarded). There were 4.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (120 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Medaille College is General Business Administration & Management (49 degrees awarded), followed by Mass Communication & Media Studies (31 degrees) and General Psychology (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Medaille College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (136 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), and Communications (32 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Medaille College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,998,968 people), Accountants & auditors (1,088,645 people), Other managers (839,069 people), Financial managers (493,436 people), and Secondary school teachers (456,991 people).

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Education (136 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), Communications (32 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Business (172 degrees).

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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 Medaille College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Education (136 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), Communications (32 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Business (172 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 Medaille College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,486,897 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (742,621 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (619,138 people), Computer Systems Design (561,364 people), and Banking & related activities (547,822 people).

The most specialized majors at Medaille College are Education (136 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), Communications (32 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Business (172 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 Medaille College.
Most Common
  1. 49 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Medaille College was General Business Administration & Management with 49 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

157
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
552
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 157 degrees were awarded to men at Medaille College, which is 0.284 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (552).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Medaille College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.523 times less than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 96 degrees were awarded to women at Medaille College in Mental Health Counseling, which is 6.86 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Medaille College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Medaille College is Female and Asian (50% 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, 6.19% 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
    488 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    120 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Medaille College is white (488 degrees awarded). There were 4.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (120 degrees).

7.05% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    384 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    104 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Medaille College is white female (384 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (104 degrees).

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Operations

Medaille College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.99M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $342k (17.2%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Medaille College had a total salary expenditure of $39M. Medaille College employs 40 Assistant professors, 17 Associate professors, and 9 Professors. Most academics at Medaille College are Female Assistant professors (29), Male Assistant professors(11), and Female Associate professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medaille College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 39 employees, Management, with 26 employees, and Sales and related with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.99M
2020 Endowment
32%
growth from 2019

Medaille College has an endowment valued at about $1.99M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Medaille College grew 32% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.6M 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.45M - Federal
  2. $167k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Medaille College received $6.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $167k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.2M
2020 Salaries
4.99%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Medaille College paid a median of $17.2M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($39M) and a 4.99% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.48% growth from 2018 and a 5.66% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.06M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2020, Medaille College paid a total of $4.06M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.6% of all salaries paid.

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

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Medaille College were Assistant professor with 40 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medaille College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees; Management with 26 employees; and Sales and related with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Medaille College was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

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

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