Multnomah University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,160
2022 Average Net Price
$27,695
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.939%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
53.4%
474 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
608
75.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.6%
27 Graduates

About

Multnomah University is a higher education institution located in Multnomah County, OR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Multnomah University were Biblical Studies (29 degrees awarded), General Psychology (11 degrees), and Applied Psychology (9 degrees).

In 2022, 199 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Multnomah University. 49.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (136 degrees), 5.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Multnomah University is $28,160, which is $13,219 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Multnomah University is $28,160, which is $13,219 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,695.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Multnomah University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$28,160
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Multnomah University was $28,160. The cost of tuition at Multnomah University is $13,219 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$27,695
2022 Value
11.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Multnomah University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,695. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Multnomah University grew by 11.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,460
Room and Board
$1,680
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Multnomah University was of $10,460 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 8.17% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,680. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Multnomah University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.74% with respect to 2021, when 89% 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.
0.939%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Multnomah University was 0.939%, which represents 2 out of the 213 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Multnomah University received 474 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 48.1% annual growth. Out of those 474 applicants, 253 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.4% acceptance rate.

There were 608 students enrolled at Multnomah University in 2022. 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Multnomah University has an overall enrollment yield of 35.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
253
Accepted Out of 474

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Multnomah University was 53.4% (253 admissions from 474 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 59.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 48.1%, while admissions grew by 33.2%..

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage (2022)
6
Scores Submitted (2022)

7% of enrolled first-time students at Multnomah University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Multnomah University had a total enrollment of 608 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Multnomah University is 460 students and the part-time enrollment is 148. This means that 75.7% of students enrolled at Multnomah University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Multnomah University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 13.3% Black or African American, 8.55% Two or More Races, 4.77% Asian, 0.987% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.493% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Multnomah University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (19.1%), followed by White Female (18.8%) and Black or African American Male (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by White Male (25%) and Black or African American Male (5.83%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Multnomah University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 608 students. The full-time enrollment at Multnomah University is 460 and the part-time enrollment is 148. This means that 75.7% of students enrolled at Multnomah University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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 Multnomah University was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Multnomah 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
    295 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    94 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    81 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Multnomah University is 48.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 13.3% Black or African American, 8.55% Two or More Races, 4.77% Asian, 0.987% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.493% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 12 students (1.97%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3 fewer women than men received degrees from Multnomah University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Multnomah University is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Multnomah University is Biblical Studies (29 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (11 degrees) and Applied Psychology (9 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Multnomah University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (85 degrees awarded), Psychology (61 degrees), and History (3 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 Multnomah University are Physicians (469,462 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (268,005 people), Other managers (266,444 people), Postsecondary teachers (207,233 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (189,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Multnomah University in 2022 are Theology (85 degrees awarded), Psychology (61 degrees), History (3 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Multnomah University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Multnomah University are Theology (85 degrees awarded), Psychology (61 degrees), History (3 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Multnomah University are Elementary & secondary schools (720,887 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (706,873 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (522,871 people), Outpatient care centers (260,767 people), and Offices of physicians (257,245 people).

The most specialized majors at Multnomah University are Theology (85 degrees awarded), Psychology (61 degrees), History (3 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Multnomah University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 29 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Multnomah University was Biblical Studies with 29 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

101
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
98
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Multnomah University, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (98).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Multnomah University in Biblical Studies, which is 2.45 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Multnomah University in Biblical Studies, which is 0.407 times less than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Multnomah University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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 Multnomah University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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
    136 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Multnomah University is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

0.503% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    70 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Multnomah University is white male (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (66 degrees).

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Operations

Multnomah University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.81M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13.5%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Multnomah University had a total salary expenditure of 14.9M. Multnomah University employs 11 Professors, 7 Assistant professors and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Multnomah University are Male Professor (7), Female Professor (4), and Male Assistant professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Multnomah University are: Management, with 27 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

Endowment

$7.81M
2022 Endowment
10.7%
decline from 2021

Multnomah University has an endowment valued at about $7.81M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Multnomah University declined 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.83M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.36M
2022 Salaries
7.55%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Multnomah University paid a median of $7.36M in salaries, which represents 49.4% of their overall expenditure ($14.9M) and a 7.55% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.44M
Instructional Salaries
24
Number of Employees

In 2022, Multnomah University paid a total of $1.44M to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Multnomah University were Professor with 11 employees, Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Multnomah University were Management with 27 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Multnomah University was Male Professor with 7 employees, Female Professor with 4 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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