University of Central Missouri

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,040
3.63% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$15,117
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.41%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
71.3%
4,993 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
11,637
61.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.7%
831 Graduates

About

University of Central Missouri is a higher education institution located in Johnson County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at University of Central Missouri were Computer Science (202 degrees awarded), Family Practice Nurse (51 degrees), and Information Technology (50 degrees).

In 2022, 2,857 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Missouri. 59.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,075 degrees), 13.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (151 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri is $8,040, which is $−15,956 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri is $8,040, which is $−15,956 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 $15,117.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending University of Central Missouri received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,040
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Central Missouri was $8,040. The cost of tuition at University of Central Missouri is $−15,956 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$15,117
2022 Value
9.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Central Missouri had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,117. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Central Missouri grew by 9.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,358
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Missouri was of $9,358 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.76% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at University of Central Missouri received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.52% with respect to 2021, when 92% 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.
1.41%
2019 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Missouri was 1.41%, which represents 39 out of the 2774 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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Admissions

University of Central Missouri received 4,993 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.16% annual growth. Out of those 4,993 applicants, 3,562 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.3% acceptance rate.

There were 11,637 students enrolled at University of Central Missouri in 2022.

University of Central Missouri has an overall enrollment yield of 28.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,562
Accepted Out of 4,993

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Missouri was 71.3% (3,562 admissions from 4,993 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.16%, while admissions declined by −7.89%..

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Enrollment

University of Central Missouri had a total enrollment of 11,637 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Missouri is 7,121 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,516. This means that 61.2% of students enrolled at University of Central Missouri are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Central Missouri, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.2% White, 5.53% Black or African American, 4.07% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Two or More Races, 0.954% Asian, 0.232% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.112% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Central Missouri in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (35.9%) and Black or African American Female (4.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (8.5%), followed by White Male (3.28%) and Two or More Races Female (0.521%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Missouri in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,637 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Missouri is 7,121 and the part-time enrollment is 4,516. This means that 61.2% of students enrolled at University of Central Missouri are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
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 University of Central Missouri was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Central Missouri had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,121 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    644 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    474 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Central Missouri is 61.2% White, 5.53% Black or African American, 4.07% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Two or More Races, 0.954% Asian, 0.232% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.112% 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, 95 students (0.816%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 523 more women than men received degrees from University of Central Missouri. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Central Missouri is white (2,075 degrees awarded). There were 13.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (151 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at University of Central Missouri is Computer Science (202 degrees awarded), followed by Family Practice Nurse (51 degrees) and Information Technology (50 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Central Missouri, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (26 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (279 degrees), and Education (649 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,522,169 people), Software developers (573,165 people), Secondary school teachers (435,047 people), Education administrators (241,959 people), and Other managers (198,806 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri in 2022 are Library Science (26 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (279 degrees), Education (649 degrees), Transportation (59 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (419 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 University of Central Missouri are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Architectural & engineering managers, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Library Science (26 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (279 degrees), Education (649 degrees), Transportation (59 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (419 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 University of Central Missouri are Elementary & secondary schools (2,655,308 people), Computer Systems Design (619,742 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (272,639 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (149,076 people), and Insurance carriers (109,401 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Missouri are Library Science (26 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (279 degrees), Education (649 degrees), Transportation (59 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (419 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 University of Central Missouri.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 123 degrees awarded
  2. 118 degrees awarded
  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Missouri was Elementary Education & Teaching with 123 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,167
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,690
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,167 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri, which is 0.691 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,690).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 162 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri in Computer Science, which is 1.54 times more than the 105 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 229 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Missouri in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 76.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 31% of students graduating from University of Central Missouri completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Central Missouri is Female and Asian (83.3% 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, 1.56% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,075 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    151 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Missouri is white (2,075 degrees awarded). There were 13.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (151 degrees).

0.42% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,278 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    797 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Central Missouri is white female (1,278 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (797 degrees).

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Operations

University of Central Missouri has an endowment valued at nearly $65.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−4.62%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Central Missouri had a total salary expenditure of 192M. University of Central Missouri employs 118 Professors, 103 Associate professors and 86 Instructors. Most academics at University of Central Missouri are Male Professor (77), Female Instructor (63), and Male Associate professor (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Missouri are: Management, with 149 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 122 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 108 employees.

Endowment

$65.4M
2022 Endowment
0.468%
growth from 2021

University of Central Missouri has an endowment valued at about $65.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Missouri grew 0.468% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.9M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$77.4M
2022 Salaries
8.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Central Missouri paid a median of $77.4M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($192M) and a 8.8% 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

$30.1M
Instructional Salaries
393
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Central Missouri paid a total of $30.1M to 393 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.8% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
118 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
149 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Missouri were Professor with 118 employees, Associate professor with 103 employees, and Instructor with 86 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Missouri were Management with 149 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 122 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 108 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Missouri was Male Professor with 77 employees, Female Instructor with 63 employees, and Male Associate professor with 58 employees.

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