Tiffin University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,210
5.83% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,683
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.09%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
62.5%
4,738 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,933
61.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41%
202 Graduates

About

Tiffin University is a higher education institution located in Seneca County, OH. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tiffin University were Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (53 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (47 degrees), and Forensic Psychology (46 degrees).

In 2020, 844 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tiffin University. 54% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (428 degrees), 3.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (119 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tiffin University is $27,210, which is $4,680 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Tiffin University is $27,210, which is $4,680 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 $23,683.

In 2020, 75% of undergraduate students attending Tiffin University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,210
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Tiffin University was $27,210. The cost of tuition at Tiffin University is $4,680 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$23,683
2020 Value
9.95%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Tiffin University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,683. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Tiffin University grew by 9.95%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,550
Room and Board
$3,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tiffin University was of $11,550 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.13% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Tiffin University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% 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.
8.09%
2018 Default Rate
90
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Tiffin University was 8.09%, which represents 90 out of the 1113 total borrowers.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Tiffin University received 4,738 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 12.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,738 applicants, 2,960 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,933 students enrolled at Tiffin University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tiffin University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,960
Accepted Out of 4,738

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tiffin University was 62.5% (2,960 admissions from 4,738 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 68.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 12.3%, while admissions grew by 1.82%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

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

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Tiffin University has a total enrollment of 2,933 students. The full-time enrollment at Tiffin University is 1,816 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,117. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Tiffin University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tiffin University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.5% White, 17.2% Black or African American, 3.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% Asian, 1.4% Two or More Races, 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0341% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tiffin University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Black or African American Male (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.5%), followed by White Male (15.8%) and Black or African American Female (8.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tiffin University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,933 students. The full-time enrollment at Tiffin University is 1,816 and the part-time enrollment is 1,117. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Tiffin University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
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 Tiffin University was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Tiffin University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,569
  2. Black or African American
    504
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    94

The enrolled student population at Tiffin University is 53.5% White, 17.2% Black or African American, 3.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% Asian, 1.4% Two or More Races, 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0341% 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, 525 students (17.9%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 68 more women than men received degrees from Tiffin University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tiffin University is white (428 degrees awarded). There were 3.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (119 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tiffin University is Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (47 degrees) and Forensic Psychology (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tiffin University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Psychology (136 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,956,160 people), Accountants & auditors (1,075,588 people), Other managers (774,495 people), Financial managers (479,715 people), and Secondary school teachers (444,317 people).

The most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Psychology (136 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), Business (301 degrees), and Education (46 degrees).

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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 Tiffin University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Psychology (136 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), Business (301 degrees), and Education (46 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 Tiffin University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,395,805 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (659,799 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (593,039 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (550,916 people), and Banking & related activities (527,131 people).

The most specialized majors at Tiffin University are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Psychology (136 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees), Business (301 degrees), and Education (46 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 Tiffin University.

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tiffin University was Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services with 53 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

388
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
456
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 388 degrees were awarded to men at Tiffin University, which is 0.851 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (456).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Tiffin University in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services, which is 2.82 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 58 degrees were awarded to women at Tiffin University in Forensic Psychology, which is 8.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 33% of students graduating from Tiffin University 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 44% 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 (48%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tiffin University is Female and White (48% 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, 16.3% of graduates (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    428 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    119 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tiffin University is white (428 degrees awarded). There were 3.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (119 degrees).

14.1% of degree recipients (119 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    253 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    175 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tiffin University is white female (253 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (175 degrees).

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Tiffin University has an endowment valued at nearly $14.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $663k (4.63%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Tiffin University had a total salary expenditure of $44.4M. Tiffin University employs 27 Assistant professors, 18 Associate professors, and 17 Professors. Most academics at Tiffin University are Male Assistant professors (17), Male Professors(11), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tiffin University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 73 employees, Service, with 36 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees.

Endowment

$14.3M
2020 Endowment
9.7%
growth from 2019

Tiffin University has an endowment valued at about $14.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Tiffin University grew 9.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.3M 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. $291k - Federal
  2. $183k - State
  3. $31.3k - Local

As of 2020, Tiffin University received $291k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $183k from state grants and contracts, and $31.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.2M
2020 Salaries
4.36%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Tiffin University paid a median of $19.2M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($44.4M) and a 4.36% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.31% growth from 2018 and a 2.5% 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

$4.27M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2020, Tiffin University paid a total of $4.27M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.3% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
73 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tiffin University were Assistant professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tiffin University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees; Service with 36 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tiffin University was Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Tiffin University.

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