Kent State University at Salem

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,902
3.77% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,324
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.55%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,315
18.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
2.61%
3 Graduates

About

Kent State University at Salem is a higher education institution located in Columbiana County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Kent State University at Salem were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (67 degrees awarded), Kindergarten & Preschool Education (23 degrees), and Radiation Therapist (18 degrees).

In 2022, 166 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kent State University at Salem. 76.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (144 degrees), 20.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Salem is $6,902, which is $−5,062 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Kent State University at Salem is $6,902, which is $−5,062 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,324.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Kent State University at Salem received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,902
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Kent State University at Salem was $6,902. The cost of tuition at Kent State University at Salem is $−5,062 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$10,324
2022 Value
12.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Kent State University at Salem had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,324. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Kent State University at Salem grew by 12.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,882
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kent State University at Salem was of $8,882 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.978% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Kent State University at Salem received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 12.5% with respect to 2021, when 48% 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.
1.55%
2019 Default Rate
143
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Kent State University at Salem was 1.55%, which represents 143 out of the 9229 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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Enrollment

Kent State University at Salem had a total enrollment of 1,315 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Salem is 247 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,068. This means that 18.8% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Salem, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.7% White, 5.32% Black or African American, 3.8% Two or More Races, 2.66% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.06% Asian.

Students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (74.9%), followed by White Male (12.1%) and Two or More Races Female (2.83%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kent State University at Salem in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,315 students. The full-time enrollment at Kent State University at Salem is 247 and the part-time enrollment is 1,068. This means that 18.8% of students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
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 Kent State University at Salem was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Kent State University at Salem had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,101 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    70 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    50 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Kent State University at Salem is 83.7% White, 5.32% Black or African American, 3.8% Two or More Races, 2.66% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.06% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 35 students (2.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 88 more women than men received degrees from Kent State University at Salem. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kent State University at Salem is white (144 degrees awarded). There were 20.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Kent State University at Salem is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (67 degrees awarded), followed by Kindergarten & Preschool Education (23 degrees) and Radiation Therapist (18 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Kent State University at Salem, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Education (23 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,640,992 people), Registered nurses (1,458,608 people), Software developers (559,661 people), Secondary school teachers (468,327 people), and Education administrators (286,168 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), Education (23 degrees), Health (48 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 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 Kent State University at Salem are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem are Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), Education (23 degrees), Health (48 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 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 Kent State University at Salem are Elementary & secondary schools (3,030,445 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,696,077 people), Computer Systems Design (631,535 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (444,247 people), and Outpatient care centers (341,278 people).

The most specialized majors at Kent State University at Salem are Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), Education (23 degrees), Health (48 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 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 Kent State University at Salem.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Kent State University at Salem was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 67 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
127
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Salem, which is 0.307 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (127).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Salem in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.533 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Kent State University at Salem in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.88 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (4.35%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Kent State University at Salem is Female and White (4.35% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Kent State University at Salem is white (144 degrees awarded). There were 20.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

6.02% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    109 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kent State University at Salem is white female (109 degrees awarded). There were 3.11 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (35 degrees).

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Operations

Kent State University at Salem employs 15 Lecturers, 8 Assistant professors and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Kent State University at Salem are Female Lecturer (12), Male Assistant professor (4), and Female Assistant professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 8 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$4.69M
2022 Salaries
3.22%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Kent State University at Salem paid a median of $4.69M in salaries, a 3.22% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.14M
Instructional Salaries
32
Number of Employees

In 2022, Kent State University at Salem paid a total of $2.14M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem were Lecturer with 15 employees, Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kent State University at Salem was Female Lecturer with 12 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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

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