Asbury University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,578
1.54% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,506
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.16%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.7%
1,105 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,650
66.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
69.5%
212 Graduates

About

Asbury University is a higher education institution located in Jessamine County, KY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Asbury University were Elementary Education & Teaching (27 degrees awarded), Social Work (18 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (17 degrees).

In 2022, 399 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Asbury University. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (319 degrees), 14.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Asbury University is $32,578, which is $8,582 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Asbury University is $32,578, which is $8,582 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 $21,506.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Asbury University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,578
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Asbury University was $32,578. The cost of tuition at Asbury University is $8,582 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,506
2022 Value
8.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Asbury University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,506. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Asbury University grew by 8.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,078
Room and Board
$1,380
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Asbury University was of $7,078 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.15% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,380. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Asbury University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.98% with respect to 2021, when 86% 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.
2.16%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Asbury University was 2.16%, which represents 10 out of the 463 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Asbury University received 1,105 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.87% annual growth. Out of those 1,105 applicants, 870 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,650 students enrolled at Asbury University in 2022.

Asbury University has an overall enrollment yield of 33.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
870
Accepted Out of 1,105

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Asbury University was 78.7% (870 admissions from 1,105 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.87%, while admissions declined by −0.229%..

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Enrollment

Asbury University had a total enrollment of 1,650 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Asbury University is 1,093 students and the part-time enrollment is 557. This means that 66.2% of students enrolled at Asbury University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Asbury University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.2% White, 7.52% Hispanic or Latino, 4.97% Black or African American, 2.24% Two or More Races, 1.52% Asian, 0.0606% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0606% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Asbury University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.8%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.51%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (37.5%), followed by White Female (18.8%) and Two or More Races Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Asbury University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,650 students. The full-time enrollment at Asbury University is 1,093 and the part-time enrollment is 557. This means that 66.2% of students enrolled at Asbury University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
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 Asbury University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Asbury 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
    1,273 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    124 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    82 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Asbury University is 77.2% White, 7.52% Hispanic or Latino, 4.97% Black or African American, 2.24% Two or More Races, 1.52% Asian, 0.0606% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0606% 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 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, 32 students (1.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 95 more women than men received degrees from Asbury University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Asbury University is white (319 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Asbury University is Elementary Education & Teaching (27 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (18 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (17 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Asbury University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), and Education (84 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Asbury University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,586,914 people), Secondary school teachers (474,810 people), Education administrators (268,530 people), Special education teachers (188,962 people), and Social workers, all other (177,091 people).

The most specialized majors at Asbury University in 2022 are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Education (84 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 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 Asbury University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Asbury University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Education (84 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 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 Asbury University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,821,998 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (298,485 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (219,597 people), Individual & family services (151,054 people), and Religious organizations (138,541 people).

The most specialized majors at Asbury University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Education (84 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 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 Asbury University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Asbury University was Elementary Education & Teaching with 27 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

152
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
247
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Asbury University, which is 0.615 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (247).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Asbury University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.36 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Asbury University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 12.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% of students graduating from Asbury University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Asbury University is Female and Asian (100% 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, 2.83% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    319 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Asbury University is white (319 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

4.01% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    200 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    119 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Asbury University is white female (200 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (119 degrees).

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Operations

Asbury University has an endowment valued at nearly $68.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−8.84%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Asbury University had a total salary expenditure of 39.1M. Asbury University employs 34 Assistant professors, 31 Professors and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at Asbury University are Male Professor (23), Female Assistant professor (20), and Male Assistant professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Asbury University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 40 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Endowment

$68.6M
2022 Endowment
1.53%
decline from 2021

Asbury University has an endowment valued at about $68.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Asbury University declined 1.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.8M
2022 Salaries
4.23%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Asbury University paid a median of $16.8M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($39.1M) and a 4.23% decline 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

$5.46M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2022, Asbury University paid a total of $5.46M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.5% 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
34 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Asbury University were Assistant professor with 34 employees, Professor with 31 employees, and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Asbury University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Asbury University was Male Professor with 23 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

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