Chicago State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,656
2.24% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,446
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.01%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
48.5%
7,404 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,317
60.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.4%
21 Graduates

About

Chicago State University is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Chicago State University were Pharmacy (56 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 545 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chicago State University. 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (326 degrees), 5.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chicago State University is $7,656, which is $−16,340 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Chicago State University is $7,656, which is $−16,340 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,446.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Chicago State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,656
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Chicago State University was $7,656. The cost of tuition at Chicago State University is $−16,340 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$6,446
2022 Value
33%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Chicago State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,446. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Chicago State University grew by 33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,724
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chicago State University was of $8,724 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Chicago State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 55% with respect to 2021, when 60% 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.
2.01%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Chicago State University was 2.01%, which represents 22 out of the 1094 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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Admissions

Chicago State University received 7,404 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 54.1% annual growth. Out of those 7,404 applicants, 3,592 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,317 students enrolled at Chicago State University in 2022.

Chicago State University has an overall enrollment yield of 4.82%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,592
Accepted Out of 7,404

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Chicago State University was 48.5% (3,592 admissions from 7,404 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 47.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 54.1%, while admissions grew by 57.5%..

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Enrollment

Chicago State University had a total enrollment of 2,317 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Chicago State University is 1,396 students and the part-time enrollment is 921. This means that 60.3% of students enrolled at Chicago State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chicago State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.7% Black or African American, 5.35% White, 5.27% Hispanic or Latino, 1.77% Asian, 1.77% Two or More Races, 0.345% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0432% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chicago State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (49.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (41.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (10.4%) and White Female (4.99%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chicago State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,317 students. The full-time enrollment at Chicago State University is 1,396 and the part-time enrollment is 921. This means that 60.3% of students enrolled at Chicago State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Chicago State University was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Chicago State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,592 enrolled students
  2. White
    124 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    122 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Chicago State University is 68.7% Black or African American, 5.35% White, 5.27% Hispanic or Latino, 1.77% Asian, 1.77% Two or More Races, 0.345% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0432% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% 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, 212 students (9.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 215 more women than men received degrees from Chicago State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chicago State University is black or african american (326 degrees awarded). There were 5.17 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (63 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Chicago State University is Pharmacy (56 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Chicago State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (9 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Psychology (59 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chicago State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,646,127 people), Secondary school teachers (479,634 people), Education administrators (299,474 people), Other managers (252,362 people), and Postsecondary teachers (221,029 people).

The most specialized majors at Chicago State University in 2022 are Library Science (9 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Psychology (59 degrees), Education (68 degrees), and Physical Sciences (9 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 Chicago State University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Chicago State University are Library Science (9 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Psychology (59 degrees), Education (68 degrees), and Physical Sciences (9 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 Chicago State University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,020,703 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (490,503 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (411,581 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (340,946 people), and Outpatient care centers (206,336 people).

The most specialized majors at Chicago State University are Library Science (9 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Psychology (59 degrees), Education (68 degrees), and Physical Sciences (9 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 Chicago State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Chicago State University was General Psychology with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

165
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
380
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 165 degrees were awarded to men at Chicago State University, which is 0.434 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (380).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Chicago State University in Computer Science, which is 2.14 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Chicago State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 9% of students graduating from Chicago State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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 Chicago State University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    326 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    63 degrees awarded
  3. White
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chicago State University is black or african american (326 degrees awarded). There were 5.17 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (63 degrees).

8.26% of degree recipients (45 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    246 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chicago State University is black or african american female (246 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (80 degrees).

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Operations

Chicago State University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.64M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 45.9k (0.6%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Chicago State University had a total salary expenditure of 121M. Chicago State University employs 45 Associate professors, 42 Assistant professors and 41 Professors. Most academics at Chicago State University are Female Associate professor (24), Male Professor (23), and Female Assistant professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chicago State University are: Management, with 80 employees, Service, with 65 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

Endowment

$7.64M
2022 Endowment
21.4%
decline from 2021

Chicago State University has an endowment valued at about $7.64M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Chicago State University declined 21.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38.9M 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$46.7M
2022 Salaries
3.32%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Chicago State University paid a median of $46.7M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($121M) and a 3.32% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.4M
Instructional Salaries
142
Number of Employees

In 2022, Chicago State University paid a total of $11.4M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chicago State University were Associate professor with 45 employees, Assistant professor with 42 employees, and Professor with 41 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chicago State University were Management with 80 employees, Service with 65 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chicago State University was Female Associate professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 23 employees.

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

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