Mount Saint Joseph University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,750
5.14% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,506
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
54.3%
2,127 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,027
59.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50.8%
123 Graduates

About

Mount Saint Joseph University is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Mount Saint Joseph University were Teacher Education & Professional Development (51 degrees awarded), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (50 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees).

In 2022, 491 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mount Saint Joseph University. 65.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (403 degrees), 10.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mount Saint Joseph University is $33,750, which is $9,754 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Mount Saint Joseph University is $33,750, which is $9,754 more 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 $17,506.

In 2022, 71% of undergraduate students attending Mount Saint Joseph University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,750
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Mount Saint Joseph University was $33,750. The cost of tuition at Mount Saint Joseph University is $9,754 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,506
2022 Value
2.12%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Mount Saint Joseph University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,506. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Mount Saint Joseph University grew by 2.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,700
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mount Saint Joseph University was of $9,700 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.937% 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

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Mount Saint Joseph University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.43% with respect to 2021, when 70% 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.
1.42%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Mount Saint Joseph University was 1.42%, which represents 8 out of the 565 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Mount Saint Joseph University received 2,127 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 15.3% annual growth. Out of those 2,127 applicants, 1,156 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 54.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,027 students enrolled at Mount Saint Joseph University in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mount Saint Joseph University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

54.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,156
Accepted Out of 2,127

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mount Saint Joseph University was 54.3% (1,156 admissions from 2,127 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 63.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 15.3%, while admissions declined by −27.1%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2022)
16
Scores Submitted (2022)

5% of enrolled first-time students at Mount Saint Joseph University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mount Saint Joseph University had a total enrollment of 2,027 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Mount Saint Joseph University is 1,211 students and the part-time enrollment is 816. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Mount Saint Joseph University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mount Saint Joseph University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.7% White, 8.39% Black or African American, 3.55% Two or More Races, 3.35% Hispanic or Latino, 1.53% Asian, and 0.197% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mount Saint Joseph University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.4%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Black or African American Male (7.08%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.8%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and Black or African American Female (6.76%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mount Saint Joseph University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,027 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Saint Joseph University is 1,211 and the part-time enrollment is 816. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Mount Saint Joseph University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 Mount Saint Joseph University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Mount Saint Joseph University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,656 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    170 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    72 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Mount Saint Joseph University is 81.7% White, 8.39% Black or African American, 3.55% Two or More Races, 3.35% Hispanic or Latino, 1.53% Asian, and 0.197% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 149 more women than men received degrees from Mount Saint Joseph University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mount Saint Joseph University is white (403 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Mount Saint Joseph University is Teacher Education & Professional Development (51 degrees awarded), followed by Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (50 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Mount Saint Joseph University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and Health (201 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Saint Joseph University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,783,549 people), Registered nurses (1,554,114 people), Accountants & auditors (1,073,519 people), Other managers (840,313 people), and Secondary school teachers (545,773 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Saint Joseph University in 2022 are Education (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), Health (201 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), and Business (70 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 Mount Saint Joseph University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Financial examiners, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Mount Saint Joseph University are Education (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), Health (201 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), and Business (70 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 Mount Saint Joseph University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,401,130 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,995,889 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (693,357 people), Computer Systems Design (587,282 people), and Banking & related activities (520,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Saint Joseph University are Education (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), Health (201 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees), and Business (70 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 Mount Saint Joseph University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 36 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mount Saint Joseph University was Registered Nursing with 36 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

171
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
320
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 171 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Saint Joseph University, which is 0.534 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (320).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Saint Joseph University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.65 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Saint Joseph University in Teacher Education & Professional Development, which is 4.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 44% of students graduating from Mount Saint Joseph University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Mount Saint Joseph University is Male and Asian (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. White
    403 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mount Saint Joseph University is white (403 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

1.43% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    268 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    135 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mount Saint Joseph University is white female (268 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (135 degrees).

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Operations

Mount Saint Joseph University has an endowment valued at nearly $61.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−15.6%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Mount Saint Joseph University had a total salary expenditure of 49M. Mount Saint Joseph University employs 44 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors and 27 Instructors. Most academics at Mount Saint Joseph University are Female Assistant professor (31), Female Instructor (21), and Female Associate professor (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Saint Joseph University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 58 employees, Service, with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

Endowment

$61.7M
2022 Endowment
16.8%
decline from 2021

Mount Saint Joseph University has an endowment valued at about $61.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Mount Saint Joseph University declined 16.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.1M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$27.7M
2022 Salaries
9.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Mount Saint Joseph University paid a median of $27.7M in salaries, which represents 56.6% of their overall expenditure ($49M) and a 9.1% growth 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

$9.22M
Instructional Salaries
116
Number of Employees

In 2022, Mount Saint Joseph University paid a total of $9.22M to 116 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% 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

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mount Saint Joseph University were Assistant professor with 44 employees, Associate professor with 29 employees, and Instructor with 27 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Saint Joseph University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 58 employees, Service with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mount Saint Joseph University was Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, Female Instructor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 16 employees.

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