University of Central Missouri

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,128
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,394
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.18%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
63.6%
5,666 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
9,959
68% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
51.3%
865 Graduates

About

University of Central Missouri is a higher education institution located in Johnson County, MO. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Central Missouri were Registered Nursing (156 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (130 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (103 degrees).

In 2020, 3,098 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Missouri. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,196 degrees), 11.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri is $7,128, which is $−15,402 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri is $7,128, which is $−15,402 less 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 $13,394.

In 2020, 74% of undergraduate students attending University of Central Missouri received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,128
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Central Missouri was $7,128. The cost of tuition at University of Central Missouri is $−15,402 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$13,394
2020 Value
2.26%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Central Missouri had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,394. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Central Missouri grew by 2.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,962
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Missouri was of $8,962 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.49% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at University of Central Missouri received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.82% with respect to 2019, when 68% 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.
6.18%
2018 Default Rate
178
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Missouri was 6.18%, which represents 178 out of the 2880 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

University of Central Missouri received 5,666 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.579% annual decline. Out of those 5,666 applicants, 3,603 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.6% acceptance rate.

There were 9,959 students enrolled at University of Central Missouri in 2020, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Central Missouri has an overall enrollment yield of 30.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,603
Accepted Out of 5,666

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Missouri was 63.6% (3,603 admissions from 5,666 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 65%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.579%, while admissions declined by −2.78%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Central Missouri in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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University of Central Missouri has a total enrollment of 9,959 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Missouri is 6,774 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,185. This means that 68% of students enrolled at University of Central Missouri are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Central Missouri, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.7% White, 7.53% Black or African American, 4.81% Hispanic or Latino, 4.04% Two or More Races, 0.984% Asian, 0.271% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Central Missouri in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.5%), followed by White Male (34.9%) and Black or African American Female (5.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.2%), followed by White Male (11.2%) and Black or African American Female (2.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Missouri, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,959 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Missouri is 6,774 and the part-time enrollment is 3,185. This means that 68% of students enrolled at University of Central Missouri are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 University of Central Missouri was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Central Missouri had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,438
  2. Black or African American
    750
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    479

The enrolled student population at University of Central Missouri is 74.7% White, 7.53% Black or African American, 4.81% Hispanic or Latino, 4.04% Two or More Races, 0.984% Asian, 0.271% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% 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, 127 students (1.28%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 424 more women than men received degrees from University of Central Missouri. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Central Missouri is white (2,196 degrees awarded). There were 11.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Central Missouri is Registered Nursing (156 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (130 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (103 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Central Missouri, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (313 degrees), and Transportation (52 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 Central Missouri are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,659,814 people), Software developers (465,433 people), Secondary school teachers (360,837 people), Education administrators (238,075 people), and Other managers (183,030 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (313 degrees), Transportation (52 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (444 degrees), and Education (547 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 University of Central Missouri are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (313 degrees), Transportation (52 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (444 degrees), and Education (547 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 University of Central Missouri are Elementary & secondary schools (2,644,360 people), Computer Systems Design (549,262 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (261,947 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (142,277 people), and Insurance carriers (110,174 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Library Science (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (313 degrees), Transportation (52 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (444 degrees), and Education (547 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 156 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 130 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 103 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Missouri was Registered Nursing with 156 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,337
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,761
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,337 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri, which is 0.759 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,761).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 182 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri in Computer Science, which is 1.5 times more than the 121 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 141 degrees were awarded to women at University of Central Missouri in Registered Nursing, which is 9.4 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 29% of students graduating from University of Central Missouri completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Central Missouri is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0.462% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,196 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    190 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Missouri is white (2,196 degrees awarded). There were 11.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

1.36% of degree recipients (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,316 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    880 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    108 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Central Missouri is white female (1,316 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (880 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

University of Central Missouri has an endowment valued at nearly $51M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.38M (8.6%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of Central Missouri had a total salary expenditure of $198M. University of Central Missouri employs 146 No academic ranks, 108 Professors, and 81 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Central Missouri are Female No academic ranks (82), Male Professors(65), and Male No academic ranks (64).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Missouri are: Management, with 139 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 130 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 119 employees.

Endowment

$51M
2020 Endowment
4.19%
growth from 2019

University of Central Missouri has an endowment valued at about $51M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Missouri grew 4.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.4M higher 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. $5.45M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Central Missouri received $5.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$74.1M
2020 Salaries
3.86%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Central Missouri paid a median of $74.1M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($198M) and a 3.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.53% decline from 2018 and a 6.71% 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

$28.3M
Instructional Salaries
424
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Central Missouri paid a total of $28.3M to 424 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.2% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
146 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
139 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Missouri were No academic rank with 146 employees; Professor with 108 employees; and Professor with 81 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Missouri were Management with 139 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 130 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 119 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Missouri was Female No academic rank with 82 employees, Male Professor with 65 employees, and Male No academic rank with 64 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Central Missouri.

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