Catholic Distance University (475398)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,680
4.92% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
4%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
168
25% Full-Time

About

Catholic Distance University (475398) is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, WV. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Catholic Distance University (475398) were Theological Studies (18 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Catholic Distance University (475398). 44.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (37 degrees), 7.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Catholic Distance University (475398) is $7,680, which is $−7,261 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Catholic Distance University (475398) is $7,680, which is $−7,262 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 32% of undergraduate students attending Catholic Distance University (475398) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,680
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Catholic Distance University (475398) was $7,680. The cost of tuition at Catholic Distance University (475398) is $−7,262 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

$7,177
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Catholic Distance University (475398) was of $7,177 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies increased by 28% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

32%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Catholic Distance University (475398) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 45.5% with respect to 2021, when 22% 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.
4%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Catholic Distance University (475398) was 4%, which represents 1 out of the 25 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Catholic Distance University (475398) had a total enrollment of 168 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Catholic Distance University (475398) is 42 students and the part-time enrollment is 126. This means that 25% of students enrolled at Catholic Distance University (475398) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Catholic Distance University (475398), both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Asian, 2.98% Black or African American, and 1.79% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Catholic Distance University (475398) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (40%), followed by White Female (33.3%) and Black or African American Male (6.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.9%), followed by White Female (25.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Catholic Distance University (475398) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 168 students. The full-time enrollment at Catholic Distance University (475398) is 42 and the part-time enrollment is 126. This means that 25% of students enrolled at Catholic Distance University (475398) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2021 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 Catholic Distance University (475398) was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Catholic Distance University (475398) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    117 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    26 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Catholic Distance University (475398) is 69.6% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Asian, 2.98% Black or African American, and 1.79% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Catholic Distance University (475398). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Catholic Distance University (475398) is white (37 degrees awarded). There were 7.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Catholic Distance University (475398) is Theological Studies (18 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Catholic Distance University (475398), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (34 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 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 Catholic Distance University (475398) are Clergy (79,946 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (64,693 people), Other managers (30,153 people), Education administrators (17,712 people), and Secondary school teachers (17,521 people).

The most specialized majors at Catholic Distance University (475398) in 2022 are Theology (34 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 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 Catholic Distance University (475398) are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Catholic Distance University (475398) are Theology (34 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 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 Catholic Distance University (475398) are Elementary & secondary schools (127,127 people), Religious organizations (88,833 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (40,195 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (31,700 people), and Computer Systems Design (21,658 people).

The most specialized majors at Catholic Distance University (475398) are Theology (34 degrees awarded) and Liberal Arts & Humanities (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Catholic Distance University (475398) was Theological Studies with 18 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

26
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
21
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Catholic Distance University (475398), which is 1.24 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (21).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Catholic Distance University (475398) in Theological Studies, which is 1.27 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Catholic Distance University (475398) in Theological Studies, which is 0.789 times less than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    37 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Catholic Distance University (475398) is white (37 degrees awarded). There were 7.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

4.26% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    21 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Catholic Distance University (475398) is white male (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (16 degrees).

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Operations

Catholic Distance University (475398) employs 6 No academic ranks. Most academics at Catholic Distance University (475398) are Male No academic rank (4), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Catholic Distance University (475398) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 7 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.05M
2022 Salaries
11.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Catholic Distance University (475398) paid a median of $1.05M in salaries, a 11.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$157k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2022, Catholic Distance University (475398) paid a total of $157k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Catholic Distance University (475398) was No academic rank with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Catholic Distance University (475398) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Catholic Distance University (475398) was Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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