Wagner College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,010
1.5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$31,944
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.67%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.4%
2,604 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,070
83.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
72.6%
320 Graduates

About

Wagner College is a higher education institution located in Richmond County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wagner College were Registered Nursing (130 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (68 degrees), and General Drama & Theater Arts (34 degrees).

In 2020, 592 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wagner College. 69.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (378 degrees), 5.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wagner College is $48,010, which is $25,480 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wagner College is $48,010, which is $25,480 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,944.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending Wagner College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$48,010
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Wagner College was $48,010. The cost of tuition at Wagner College is $25,480 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$31,944
2020 Value
1.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Wagner College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,944. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Wagner College grew by 1.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,575
Room and Board
$871
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wagner College was of $14,575 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $871. The cost of room and board increased by 3.19% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.47% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Wagner College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2019, when 98% 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.
2.67%
2018 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wagner College was 2.67%, which represents 14 out of the 525 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Wagner College received 2,604 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.3% annual decline. Out of those 2,604 applicants, 1,834 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,070 students enrolled at Wagner College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wagner College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,834
Accepted Out of 2,604

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wagner College was 70.4% (1,834 admissions from 2,604 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −7.3%, while admissions declined by −7.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Wagner College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wagner College has a total enrollment of 2,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Wagner College is 1,725 students and the part-time enrollment is 345. This means that 83.3% of students enrolled at Wagner College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wagner College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.7% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.54% Black or African American, 5.56% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0483% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wagner College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.7%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.7%), followed by White Male (27%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.84%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wagner College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Wagner College is 1,725 and the part-time enrollment is 345. This means that 83.3% of students enrolled at Wagner College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2020 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 Wagner College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wagner College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,277
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    245
  3. Black or African American
    156

The enrolled student population at Wagner College is 61.7% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.54% Black or African American, 5.56% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0483% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 107 students (5.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 234 more women than men received degrees from Wagner College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wagner College is white (378 degrees awarded). There were 5.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (70 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wagner College is Registered Nursing (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (68 degrees) and General Drama & Theater Arts (34 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wagner College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees awarded), Health (229 degrees), and Social Sciences (39 degrees).

Workforce

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 Wagner College are Registered nurses (1,443,316 people), Physicians (545,016 people), Other managers (461,556 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (397,245 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (384,643 people).

The most specialized majors at Wagner College are Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees awarded), Health (229 degrees), Social Sciences (39 degrees), Biology (30 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees).

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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 Wagner College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Wagner College are Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees awarded), Health (229 degrees), Social Sciences (39 degrees), Biology (30 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees).

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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 Wagner College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,127,880 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,009,271 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (792,328 people), Outpatient care centers (453,072 people), and Offices of physicians (425,025 people).

The most specialized majors at Wagner College are Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees awarded), Health (229 degrees), Social Sciences (39 degrees), Biology (30 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wagner College.
Most Common
  1. 130 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wagner College was Registered Nursing with 130 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

179
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
413
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 179 degrees were awarded to men at Wagner College, which is 0.433 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (413).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Wagner College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.83 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 116 degrees were awarded to women at Wagner College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.29 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 59% of students graduating from Wagner College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wagner College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.25% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    378 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wagner College is white (378 degrees awarded). There were 5.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (70 degrees).

3.72% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    276 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    102 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wagner College is white female (276 degrees awarded). There were 2.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (102 degrees).

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Operations

Wagner College has an endowment valued at nearly $93.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.15M (8.72%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Wagner College had a total salary expenditure of $68.4M. Wagner College employs 36 Professors, 36 Associate professors, and 31 No academic ranks. Most academics at Wagner College are Female Associate professors (21), Female No academic ranks(20), and Female Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wagner College are: Service, with 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$93.5M
2020 Endowment
5.59%
growth from 2019

Wagner College has an endowment valued at about $93.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Wagner College grew 5.59% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $53.9M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.96M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Wagner College received $1.96M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.7M
2020 Salaries
6.16%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Wagner College paid a median of $27.7M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($68.4M) and a 6.16% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.6% growth from 2018 and a 1.76% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.49M
Instructional Salaries
133
Number of Employees

In 2020, Wagner College paid a total of $9.49M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wagner College were Professor with 36 employees; Associate professor with 36 employees; and Associate professor with 31 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wagner College were Service with 57 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wagner College was Female Associate professor with 21 employees, Female No academic rank with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 19 employees.

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