Kansas Wesleyan University

Add Comparison
2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,950
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,617
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.7%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
69.6%
1,356 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
859
87.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
32.3%
52 Graduates

About

Kansas Wesleyan University is a higher education institution located in Saline County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Kansas Wesleyan University were General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice And Corrections, General (20 degrees), and Registered Nursing (20 degrees).

In 2022, 216 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kansas Wesleyan University. 43.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (119 degrees), 2.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University is $31,950, which is $3,620 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University is $31,950, which is $3,620 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,617.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Kansas Wesleyan University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,950
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University was $31,950. The cost of tuition at Kansas Wesleyan University is $3,620 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$22,617
2022 Value
4.98%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Kansas Wesleyan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,617. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Kansas Wesleyan University grew by 4.98%.

This chart compares the average net price of Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$8,242
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kansas Wesleyan University was of $8,242 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.11% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Kansas Wesleyan University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.
3.7%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Kansas Wesleyan University was 3.7%, which represents 10 out of the 270 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.

View Data
Save Image

Admissions

Kansas Wesleyan University received 1,356 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 22.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,356 applicants, 944 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.6% acceptance rate.

There were 859 students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University in 2022.

Kansas Wesleyan University has an overall enrollment yield of 24.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
944
Accepted Out of 1,356

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kansas Wesleyan University was 69.6% (944 admissions from 1,356 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 67.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 22.1%, while admissions declined by −19.8%..

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) with that of other similar universities, and the chart below shows the acceptance rate by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Kansas Wesleyan University had a total enrollment of 859 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Kansas Wesleyan University is 752 students and the part-time enrollment is 107. This means that 87.5% of students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kansas Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.2% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.1% Black or African American, 5.7% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, and 0.698% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.8%), followed by White Female (27.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kansas Wesleyan University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 859 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas Wesleyan University is 752 and the part-time enrollment is 107. This means that 87.5% of students enrolled at Kansas Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

62%
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 Kansas Wesleyan University was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Kansas Wesleyan University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Kansas Wesleyan University (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    491 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    169 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    121 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Kansas Wesleyan University is 57.2% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.1% Black or African American, 5.7% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, and 0.698% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2022, 28 fewer women than men received degrees from Kansas Wesleyan University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kansas Wesleyan University is white (119 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kansas Wesleyan University is General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice And Corrections, General (20 degrees) and Registered Nursing (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Kansas Wesleyan University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Protective Services (25 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 Kansas Wesleyan University are Accountants & auditors (1,048,833 people), Other managers (847,350 people), Financial managers (509,815 people), Chief executives & legislators (411,608 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (310,921 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas Wesleyan University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (25 degrees), Business (67 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

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 Kansas Wesleyan University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Kansas Wesleyan University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (25 degrees), Business (67 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

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 Kansas Wesleyan University are Elementary & secondary schools (798,161 people), Computer Systems Design (628,859 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (621,733 people), Banking & related activities (514,734 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (506,874 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas Wesleyan University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), Protective Services (25 degrees), Business (67 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kansas Wesleyan University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kansas Wesleyan University was General Business Administration & Management with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Kansas Wesleyan University according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

122
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
94
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 122 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas Wesleyan University, which is 1.3 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (94).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Kansas Wesleyan University by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas Wesleyan University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas Wesleyan University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 39% of students graduating from Kansas Wesleyan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 in 2022 at Kansas Wesleyan University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    119 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kansas Wesleyan University is white (119 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    60 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kansas Wesleyan University is white male (60 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (59 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Kansas Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at nearly $38.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.6%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Kansas Wesleyan University had a total salary expenditure of 22.9M. Kansas Wesleyan University employs 25 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors and 7 Professors. Most academics at Kansas Wesleyan University are Female Assistant professor (16), Female Associate professor (9), and Male Assistant professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 43 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Endowment

$38.1M
2022 Endowment
8.69%
decline from 2021

Kansas Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at about $38.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Kansas Wesleyan University declined 8.69% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Kansas Wesleyan University (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$8.31M
2022 Salaries
7.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Kansas Wesleyan University paid a median of $8.31M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($22.9M) and a 7.74% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$2.65M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2022, Kansas Wesleyan University paid a total of $2.65M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
43 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University were Assistant professor with 25 employees, Associate professor with 12 employees, and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 43 employees, Management with 24 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kansas Wesleyan University was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Female Associate professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kansas Wesleyan University.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart