Post University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,329
0.465% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,307
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.3%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
17,034
42.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.1%
51 Graduates

About

Post University is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Post University were Nursing Administration (517 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (307 degrees), and General Human Services (96 degrees).

In 2022, 3,023 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Post University. 72.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,331 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (544 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Post University is $15,329, which is $−8,667 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Post University is $15,329, which is $−8,667 less 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 $18,307.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending Post University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,329
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Post University was $15,329. The cost of tuition at Post University is $−8,667 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$18,307
2022 Value
18%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Post University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,307. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Post University grew by 18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,800
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Post University was of $9,800 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

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Post University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.35% with respect to 2021, when 74% 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.
5.3%
2019 Default Rate
272
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Post University was 5.3%, which represents 272 out of the 5135 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

Post University had a total enrollment of 17,034 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Post University is 7,243 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,791. This means that 42.5% of students enrolled at Post University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Post University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.6% White, 29.9% Black or African American, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.48% Two or More Races, 1.9% Asian, 0.828% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.44% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Post University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (23.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.87%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Post University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,034 students. The full-time enrollment at Post University is 7,243 and the part-time enrollment is 9,791. This means that 42.5% of students enrolled at Post University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

35%
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 Post University was 35%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Post 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
    7,084 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    5,088 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,475 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Post University is 41.6% White, 29.9% Black or African American, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.48% Two or More Races, 1.9% Asian, 0.828% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.44% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 565 students (3.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,353 more women than men received degrees from Post University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Post University is white (1,331 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (544 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Post University is Nursing Administration (517 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (307 degrees) and General Human Services (96 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Post University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (297 degrees awarded), Legal (149 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (165 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 Post University are Accountants & auditors (1,029,968 people), Other managers (728,096 people), Financial managers (492,601 people), Chief executives & legislators (376,616 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (267,335 people).

The most specialized majors at Post University in 2022 are Human Sciences (297 degrees awarded), Legal (149 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (165 degrees), Protective Services (225 degrees), and Business (922 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 Post University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Post University are Human Sciences (297 degrees awarded), Legal (149 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (165 degrees), Protective Services (225 degrees), and Business (922 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 Post University are Elementary & secondary schools (645,632 people), Computer Systems Design (505,931 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (501,269 people), Banking & related activities (487,229 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (409,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Post University are Human Sciences (297 degrees awarded), Legal (149 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (165 degrees), Protective Services (225 degrees), and Business (922 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 Post University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 517 degrees awarded
  2. 307 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Post University was Nursing Administration with 517 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

835
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,188
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 835 degrees were awarded to men at Post University, which is 0.382 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,188).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 273 degrees were awarded to men at Post University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.63 times more than the 167 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 598 degrees were awarded to men at Post University in Nursing Administration, which is 7.47 times more than the 80 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 18% of students graduating from Post University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Post University is Female and Two or More Races (69.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 41.2% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,331 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    544 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    431 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Post University is white (1,331 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (544 degrees).

7.94% of degree recipients (240 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,054 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    418 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    277 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Post University is white female (1,054 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (418 degrees).

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Operations

Post University employs 56 No academic ranks. Most academics at Post University are Female No academic rank (30), and Male No academic rank (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Post University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 466 employees, Management, with 130 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 112 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$84.4M
2022 Salaries
40%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Post University paid a median of $84.4M in salaries, a 40% 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

$4.66M
Instructional Salaries
56
Number of Employees

In 2022, Post University paid a total of $4.66M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.52% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
466 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Post University was No academic rank with 56 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Post University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 466 employees, Management with 130 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 112 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Post University was Female No academic rank with 30 employees, and Male No academic rank with 26 employees.

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