Moravian University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,569
3.78% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$31,168
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.05%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
67%
3,284 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,533
80.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
69.9%
336 Graduates

About

Moravian University is a higher education institution located in Northampton County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Moravian University were Registered Nursing (73 degrees awarded), General Health Services (53 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees).

In 2022, 784 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Moravian University. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (551 degrees), 7.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Moravian University is $48,569, which is $20,239 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Moravian University is $48,569, which is $20,239 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,168.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Moravian University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$48,569
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Moravian University was $48,569. The cost of tuition at Moravian University is $20,239 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$31,168
2022 Value
2.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Moravian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,168. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Moravian University grew by 2.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,861
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Moravian University was of $10,861 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 $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Moravian University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.6% with respect to 2021, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.05%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Moravian University was 1.05%, which represents 6 out of the 571 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Moravian University received 3,284 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 17.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,284 applicants, 2,201 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67% acceptance rate.

There were 2,533 students enrolled at Moravian University in 2022. 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Moravian University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,201
Accepted Out of 3,284

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Moravian University was 67% (2,201 admissions from 3,284 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 17.7%, while admissions grew by 1.06%..

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage (2022)
127
Scores Submitted (2022)

30% of enrolled first-time students at Moravian University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Moravian University had a total enrollment of 2,533 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Moravian University is 2,042 students and the part-time enrollment is 491. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Moravian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Moravian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.5% White, 13.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.3% Black or African American, 2.45% Asian, 1.5% Two or More Races, 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.079% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Moravian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.6%), followed by White Male (27.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.4%), followed by White Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Moravian University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,533 students. The full-time enrollment at Moravian University is 2,042 and the part-time enrollment is 491. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Moravian University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
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 Moravian University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Moravian University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,710 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    333 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    109 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Moravian University is 67.5% White, 13.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.3% Black or African American, 2.45% Asian, 1.5% Two or More Races, 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.079% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 246 students (9.71%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 230 more women than men received degrees from Moravian University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Moravian University is white (551 degrees awarded). There were 7.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Moravian University is Registered Nursing (73 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (53 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Moravian University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (21 degrees awarded), History (16 degrees), and Health (320 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Moravian University are Registered nurses (1,423,392 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (224,870 people), Other managers (221,157 people), Postsecondary teachers (195,865 people), and Medical & health services managers (165,943 people).

The most specialized majors at Moravian University in 2022 are Theology (21 degrees awarded), History (16 degrees), Health (320 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (44 degrees), and Math & Statistics (13 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 Moravian University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Moravian University are Theology (21 degrees awarded), History (16 degrees), Health (320 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (44 degrees), and Math & Statistics (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Moravian University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,580,730 people), Elementary & secondary schools (640,455 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (401,813 people), Outpatient care centers (269,462 people), and Offices of physicians (230,827 people).

The most specialized majors at Moravian University are Theology (21 degrees awarded), History (16 degrees), Health (320 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (44 degrees), and Math & Statistics (13 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 Moravian University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 73 degrees awarded
  2. 53 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Moravian University was Registered Nursing with 73 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

277
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
507
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 277 degrees were awarded to men at Moravian University, which is 0.546 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (507).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Moravian University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.89 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Moravian University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.3 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 66% of students graduating from Moravian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Moravian University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 4.17% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Moravian University is white (551 degrees awarded). There were 7.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

9.69% of degree recipients (76 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    365 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    186 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Moravian University is white female (365 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (186 degrees).

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Operations

Moravian University has an endowment valued at nearly $133M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.32%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Moravian University had a total salary expenditure of 83.5M. Moravian University employs 58 Assistant professors, 51 Associate professors and 30 Professors. Most academics at Moravian University are Female Assistant professor (41), Female Associate professor (34), and Male Associate professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moravian University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Service with 44 employees.

Endowment

$133M
2022 Endowment
9.23%
decline from 2021

Moravian University has an endowment valued at about $133M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Moravian University declined 9.23% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $83.5M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$32.4M
2022 Salaries
9.21%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Moravian University paid a median of $32.4M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($83.5M) and a 9.21% 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

$11.9M
Instructional Salaries
152
Number of Employees

In 2022, Moravian University paid a total of $11.9M to 152 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% 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
58 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Moravian University were Assistant professor with 58 employees, Associate professor with 51 employees, and Professor with 30 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moravian University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees, and Service with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Moravian University was Female Assistant professor with 41 employees, Female Associate professor with 34 employees, and Male Associate professor with 17 employees.

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