Avila University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,390
2.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,210
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.756%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
67.6%
2,712 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,306
85.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
51%
103 Graduates

About

Avila University is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Avila University were Registered Nursing (40 degrees awarded), General Psychology (27 degrees), and Radiation Therapist (23 degrees).

In 2022, 395 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Avila University. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (245 degrees), 3.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Avila University is $22,390, which is $−1,606 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Avila University is $22,390, which is $−1,606 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 $17,210.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Avila University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$22,390
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Avila University was $22,390. The cost of tuition at Avila University is $−1,606 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,210
2022 Value
7.38%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Avila University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,210. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Avila University grew by 7.38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,718
Room and Board
$1,120
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Avila University was of $8,718 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.93% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,120. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Avila University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.37% with respect to 2021, when 89% 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.
0.756%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Avila University was 0.756%, which represents 4 out of the 529 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Avila University received 2,712 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 31.1% annual growth. Out of those 2,712 applicants, 1,834 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,306 students enrolled at Avila University in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Avila University has an overall enrollment yield of 10%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,834
Accepted Out of 2,712

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Avila University was 67.6% (1,834 admissions from 2,712 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 68%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 31.1%, while admissions grew by 30.3%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
2
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Avila University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Avila University had a total enrollment of 1,306 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Avila University is 1,122 students and the part-time enrollment is 184. This means that 85.9% of students enrolled at Avila University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Avila University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.4% White, 25.6% Black or African American, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.995% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.536% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Avila University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.7%), followed by White Male (17.5%) and Black or African American Male (15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.4%) and White Male (12.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Avila University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,306 students. The full-time enrollment at Avila University is 1,122 and the part-time enrollment is 184. This means that 85.9% of students enrolled at Avila University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
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 Avila University was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Avila University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    658 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    334 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    197 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Avila University is 50.4% White, 25.6% Black or African American, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.995% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.536% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 139 more women than men received degrees from Avila University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Avila University is white (245 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Avila University is Registered Nursing (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (27 degrees) and Radiation Therapist (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Avila University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (67 degrees), and Education (56 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Avila University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,709,167 people), Secondary school teachers (519,639 people), Education administrators (326,841 people), Social workers, all other (270,450 people), and Other managers (245,701 people).

The most specialized majors at Avila University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (67 degrees), Education (56 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (11 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 Avila University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Avila University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (67 degrees), Education (56 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (11 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 Avila University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,190,968 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (470,084 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (381,702 people), Outpatient care centers (269,733 people), and Individual & family services (268,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Avila University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (67 degrees), Education (56 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (11 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 Avila University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 40 degrees awarded
  2. 27 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Avila University was Registered Nursing with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

128
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
267
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 128 degrees were awarded to men at Avila University, which is 0.479 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (267).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Avila University in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 0.842 times less than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Avila University in Registered Nursing, which is 4.71 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 35% of students graduating from Avila University 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (64.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Avila University is Female and White (64.2% 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, 0.971% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    245 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Avila University is white (245 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    170 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Avila University is white female (170 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (75 degrees).

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Operations

Avila University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−15.6%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Avila University had a total salary expenditure of 30.3M. Avila University employs 23 Assistant professors, 16 Associate professors and 15 Professors. Most academics at Avila University are Female Assistant professor (19), Female Professor (8), and Male Associate professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Avila University are: Management, with 34 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

Endowment

$16.3M
2022 Endowment
11.9%
decline from 2021

Avila University has an endowment valued at about $16.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Avila University declined 11.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.6M
2022 Salaries
11.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Avila University paid a median of $12.6M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($30.3M) and a 11.6% 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

$4M
Instructional Salaries
62
Number of Employees

In 2022, Avila University paid a total of $4M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.6% 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
23 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Avila University were Assistant professor with 23 employees, Associate professor with 16 employees, and Professor with 15 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Avila University were Management with 34 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Avila University was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Female Professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

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