Langston University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,429
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,681
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.47%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,903
91.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
25.4%
144 Graduates

About

Langston University is a higher education institution located in Logan County, OK. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Langston University were Registered Nursing (43 degrees awarded), Corrections (26 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees).

In 2022, 295 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Langston University. 72.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (194 degrees), 5.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (38 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Langston University is $4,429, which is $−19,567 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Langston University is $4,429, which is $−19,567 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 $9,681.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Langston University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,429
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Langston University was $4,429. The cost of tuition at Langston University is $−19,567 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$9,681
2022 Value
8.48%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Langston University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,681. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Langston University grew by 8.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,670
Room and Board
$780
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Langston University was of $10,670 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.15% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $780. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Langston University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8.54% with respect to 2021, when 82% 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.
4.47%
2019 Default Rate
37
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Langston University was 4.47%, which represents 37 out of the 827 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Langston University had a total enrollment of 1,903 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Langston University is 1,748 students and the part-time enrollment is 155. This means that 91.9% of students enrolled at Langston University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Langston University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.2% Black or African American, 6.88% American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.31% White, 3.21% Two or More Races, 3.05% Hispanic or Latino, 0.578% Asian, and 0.158% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Langston University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (47.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.7%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (3.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (41.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (20.8%) and White Female (8.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Langston University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,903 students. The full-time enrollment at Langston University is 1,748 and the part-time enrollment is 155. This means that 91.9% of students enrolled at Langston University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
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 Langston University was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Langston University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,488 enrolled students
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    131 enrolled students
  3. White
    101 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Langston University is 78.2% Black or African American, 6.88% American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.31% White, 3.21% Two or More Races, 3.05% Hispanic or Latino, 0.578% Asian, and 0.158% 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, 29 students (1.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 131 more women than men received degrees from Langston University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Langston University is black or african american (194 degrees awarded). There were 5.11 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (38 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Langston University is Registered Nursing (43 degrees awarded), followed by Corrections (26 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Langston University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (23 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (49 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Langston University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,732,896 people), Registered nurses (1,500,092 people), Secondary school teachers (487,954 people), Education administrators (324,878 people), and Other managers (283,683 people).

The most specialized majors at Langston University in 2022 are Protective Services (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (49 degrees), Health (77 degrees), and Education (25 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 Langston University are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Langston University are Protective Services (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (49 degrees), Health (77 degrees), and Education (25 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 Langston University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,283,786 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,782,017 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (519,555 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (447,808 people), and Outpatient care centers (442,073 people).

The most specialized majors at Langston University are Protective Services (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (49 degrees), Health (77 degrees), and Education (25 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 Langston University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 43 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Langston University was Registered Nursing with 43 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

82
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
213
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 82 degrees were awarded to men at Langston University, which is 0.385 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (213).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Langston University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.857 times less than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Langston University in Registered Nursing, which is 9.75 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Langston University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Langston University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% 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, 4.17% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Langston University is black or african american (194 degrees awarded). There were 5.11 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (38 degrees).

7.12% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    144 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    50 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Langston University is black or african american female (144 degrees awarded). There were 2.88 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (50 degrees).

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Operations

Langston University has an endowment valued at nearly $50.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.95%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Langston University had a total salary expenditure of 68M. Langston University employs 41 Assistant professors, 30 Instructors and 22 Associate professors. Most academics at Langston University are Male Assistant professor (21), Female Assistant professor (20), and Male Associate professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Langston University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 39 employees, Management, with 34 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

Endowment

$50.3M
2022 Endowment
13.1%
decline from 2021

Langston University has an endowment valued at about $50.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Langston University declined 13.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.73M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$17M
2022 Salaries
15.6%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Langston University paid a median of $17M in salaries, which represents 24.9% of their overall expenditure ($68M) and a 15.6% decline 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

$5.77M
Instructional Salaries
95
Number of Employees

In 2022, Langston University paid a total of $5.77M to 95 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% 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
41 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Langston University were Assistant professor with 41 employees, Instructor with 30 employees, and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Langston University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 39 employees, Management with 34 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Langston University was Male Assistant professor with 21 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Male Associate professor with 17 employees.

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