Defiance College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,556
1.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,196
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
62.9%
2,722 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
540
89.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.9%
57 Graduates

About

Defiance College is a higher education institution located in Defiance County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Defiance College were General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded) and General Education (6 degrees).

In 2022, 110 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Defiance College. 50.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (90 degrees), 8.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Defiance College is $34,556, which is $6,226 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Defiance College is $34,556, which is $6,226 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,196.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Defiance College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$34,556
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Defiance College was $34,556. The cost of tuition at Defiance College is $6,226 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$23,196
2022 Value
4.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Defiance College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,196. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Defiance College grew by 4.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,826
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Defiance College was of $10,826 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. 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
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Defiance College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.42%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Defiance College was 4.42%, which represents 11 out of the 249 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Defiance College received 2,722 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.27% annual growth. Out of those 2,722 applicants, 1,711 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.9% acceptance rate.

There were 540 students enrolled at Defiance College in 2022. 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Defiance College has an overall enrollment yield of 8.71%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,711
Accepted Out of 2,722

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Defiance College was 62.9% (1,711 admissions from 2,722 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 62.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.27%, while admissions grew by 9.4%..

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage (2021)
18
Scores Submitted (2021)

11% of enrolled first-time students at Defiance College in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Defiance College had a total enrollment of 540 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Defiance College is 482 students and the part-time enrollment is 58. This means that 89.3% of students enrolled at Defiance College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Defiance College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.2% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 7.78% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% Two or More Races, 0.185% Asian, and 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Defiance College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.1%), followed by White Female (32.1%) and Black or African American Male (22.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (28.6%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and White Female (21.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Defiance College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 540 students. The full-time enrollment at Defiance College is 482 and the part-time enrollment is 58. This means that 89.3% of students enrolled at Defiance College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
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 Defiance College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Defiance College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    352 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    133 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    42 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Defiance College is 65.2% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 7.78% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% Two or More Races, 0.185% Asian, and 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2 more women than men received degrees from Defiance College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Defiance College is white (90 degrees awarded). There were 8.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Defiance College is General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), followed by General Education (6 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Defiance College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Defiance College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,625,350 people), Secondary school teachers (500,757 people), Education administrators (287,532 people), Other managers (200,773 people), and Social workers, all other (200,228 people).

The most specialized majors at Defiance College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Education (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Defiance College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Defiance College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Education (19 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 Defiance College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,920,428 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (411,253 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (340,795 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (244,931 people), and Individual & family services (174,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Defiance College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), History (5 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (7 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Education (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 13 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Defiance College was General Business with 13 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

54
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
56
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Defiance College, which is 0.964 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (56).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Defiance College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.17 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Defiance College in Social Work. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% of students graduating from Defiance College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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

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Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Defiance College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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.

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, 1.75% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    90 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Defiance College is white (90 degrees awarded). There were 8.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    50 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Defiance College is white female (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (40 degrees).

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Operations

Defiance College has an endowment valued at nearly $20M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13.5%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Defiance College had a total salary expenditure of 17.2M. Defiance College employs 24 Assistant professors, 9 Associate professors and 3 Professors. Most academics at Defiance College are Female Assistant professor (13), Male Assistant professor (11), and Male Associate professor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Defiance College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 25 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

Endowment

$20M
2022 Endowment
10.7%
decline from 2021

Defiance College has an endowment valued at about $20M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Defiance College declined 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.3M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.63M
2022 Salaries
4.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Defiance College paid a median of $6.63M in salaries, which represents 38.6% of their overall expenditure ($17.2M) and a 4.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.13M
Instructional Salaries
38
Number of Employees

In 2022, Defiance College paid a total of $2.13M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Defiance College were Assistant professor with 24 employees, Associate professor with 9 employees, and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Defiance College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees, Management with 19 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Defiance College was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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