Siena Heights University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,000
1.82% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,074
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.21%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
65%
1,545 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,857
61.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
51.4%
151 Graduates

About

Siena Heights University is a higher education institution located in Lenawee County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Siena Heights University were General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (54 degrees), and Registered Nursing (32 degrees).

In 2022, 640 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Siena Heights University. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (403 degrees), 5.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena Heights University is $28,000, which is $4,004 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Siena Heights University is $28,000, which is $4,004 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 $20,074.

In 2022, 74% of undergraduate students attending Siena Heights University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$28,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Siena Heights University was $28,000. The cost of tuition at Siena Heights University is $4,004 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$20,074
2022 Value
6.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Siena Heights University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,074. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Siena Heights University grew by 6.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,720
Room and Board
$1,012
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Siena Heights University was of $11,720 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,012. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Siena Heights University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 14% with respect to 2021, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.21%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Siena Heights University was 1.21%, which represents 11 out of the 908 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Siena Heights University received 1,545 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.86% annual growth. Out of those 1,545 applicants, 1,004 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65% acceptance rate.

There were 1,857 students enrolled at Siena Heights University in 2022. 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Siena Heights University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,004
Accepted Out of 1,545

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Siena Heights University was 65% (1,004 admissions from 1,545 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 68.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.86%, while admissions declined by −2.33%..

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage (2022)
42
Scores Submitted (2022)

15% of enrolled first-time students at Siena Heights University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Siena Heights University had a total enrollment of 1,857 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Siena Heights University is 1,150 students and the part-time enrollment is 707. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Siena Heights University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Siena Heights University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59% White, 10.8% Black or African American, 6.79% Hispanic or Latino, 3.02% Two or More Races, 0.915% Asian, 0.485% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.162% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Siena Heights University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.2%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Black or African American Male (7.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.6%), followed by White Male (12.8%) and Black or African American Female (8.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Siena Heights University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,857 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena Heights University is 1,150 and the part-time enrollment is 707. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Siena Heights University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 Siena Heights University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Siena Heights 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
    1,096 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    201 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    126 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Siena Heights University is 59% White, 10.8% Black or African American, 6.79% Hispanic or Latino, 3.02% Two or More Races, 0.915% Asian, 0.485% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.162% 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, 296 students (15.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 156 more women than men received degrees from Siena Heights University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Siena Heights University is white (403 degrees awarded). There were 5.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Siena Heights University is General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (54 degrees) and Registered Nursing (32 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Siena Heights University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (65 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), and Communication Technologies (6 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 Siena Heights University are Registered nurses (1,420,306 people), Social workers, all other (199,990 people), Medical & health services managers (173,516 people), Other managers (152,265 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (143,340 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University in 2022 are Protective Services (65 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), and Health (199 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 Siena Heights University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Protective Services (65 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), and Health (199 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 Siena Heights University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,579,083 people), Elementary & secondary schools (420,941 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (363,708 people), Outpatient care centers (303,632 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (233,012 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena Heights University are Protective Services (65 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), and Health (199 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 Siena Heights University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 64 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Siena Heights University was General Business Administration & Management with 64 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

242
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
398
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 242 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (398).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.23 times more than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Siena Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.816 times less than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 42% of students graduating from Siena Heights University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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 (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Siena Heights University is Female and Two or More Races (60% 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, 7.28% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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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
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Siena Heights University is white (403 degrees awarded). There were 5.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (73 degrees).

13.6% of degree recipients (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    257 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    146 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Siena Heights University is white female (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (146 degrees).

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Operations

Siena Heights University has an endowment valued at nearly $17.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−4.98%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Siena Heights University had a total salary expenditure of 44.5M. Siena Heights University employs 36 Associate professors, 23 Professors and 16 Assistant professors. Most academics at Siena Heights University are Female Associate professor (21), Male Professor (15), and Male Associate professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena Heights University are: Management, with 39 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees.

Endowment

$17.2M
2022 Endowment
11.6%
decline from 2021

Siena Heights University has an endowment valued at about $17.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Siena Heights University declined 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.9M
2022 Salaries
5.18%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Siena Heights University paid a median of $15.9M in salaries, which represents 35.7% of their overall expenditure ($44.5M) and a 5.18% 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

$4.81M
Instructional Salaries
78
Number of Employees

In 2022, Siena Heights University paid a total of $4.81M to 78 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.3% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Siena Heights University were Associate professor with 36 employees, Professor with 23 employees, and Assistant professor with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena Heights University were Management with 39 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Siena Heights University was Female Associate professor with 21 employees, Male Professor with 15 employees, and Male Associate professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Siena Heights University.

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