Thiel College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,620
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,732
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
7.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.3%
1,878 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
907
97.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
47.7%
116 Graduates

About

Thiel College is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Thiel College were General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees awarded), General Psychology (16 degrees), and Education of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs (15 degrees).

In 2022, 200 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Thiel College. 54% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (162 degrees), 8.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Thiel College is $33,620, which is $5,290 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Thiel College is $33,620, which is $5,290 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,732.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Thiel College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,620
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Thiel College was $33,620. The cost of tuition at Thiel College is $5,290 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$22,732
2022 Value
0.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Thiel College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,732. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Thiel College grew by 0.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,104
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Thiel College was of $13,104 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.74% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Thiel College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.04% with respect to 2021, when 99% 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.
7.12%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Thiel College was 7.12%, which represents 21 out of the 295 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Thiel College received 1,878 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 11.8% annual growth. Out of those 1,878 applicants, 1,546 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.3% acceptance rate.

There were 907 students enrolled at Thiel College in 2022. 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Thiel College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,546
Accepted Out of 1,878

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Thiel College was 82.3% (1,546 admissions from 1,878 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 88%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 11.8%, while admissions grew by 4.53%..

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SAT Scores

18%
Submission Percentage (2021)
43
Scores Submitted (2021)

18% of enrolled first-time students at Thiel College in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Thiel College had a total enrollment of 907 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Thiel College is 881 students and the part-time enrollment is 26. This means that 97.1% of students enrolled at Thiel College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Thiel College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.4% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2.87% Asian, 2.43% Hispanic or Latino, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.221% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Thiel College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (35.3%) and Black or African American Male (8.46%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.4%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Asian Male (2.97%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Thiel College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 907 students. The full-time enrollment at Thiel College is 881 and the part-time enrollment is 26. This means that 97.1% of students enrolled at Thiel College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Thiel College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Thiel College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    684 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    95 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    31 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Thiel College is 75.4% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2.87% Asian, 2.43% Hispanic or Latino, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.221% 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 16 more women than men received degrees from Thiel College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Thiel College is white (162 degrees awarded). There were 8.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Thiel College is General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (16 degrees) and Education of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs (15 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Thiel College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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 Thiel College are Physicians (424,158 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (240,372 people), Other managers (228,465 people), Postsecondary teachers (227,203 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (224,218 people).

The most specialized majors at Thiel College in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Biology (16 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 Thiel College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Thiel College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Biology (16 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 Thiel College are Elementary & secondary schools (583,273 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (557,572 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (514,771 people), Offices of physicians (220,608 people), and Legal services (178,717 people).

The most specialized majors at Thiel College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), English (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Biology (16 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 Thiel College.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Thiel College was General Business Administration & Management with 29 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

92
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
108
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Thiel College, which is 0.852 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (108).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Thiel College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.9 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Thiel College in Education of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs, which is 4 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 40% of students graduating from Thiel College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Thiel College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    162 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Thiel College is white (162 degrees awarded). There were 8.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

4.5% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    91 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Thiel College is white female (91 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (71 degrees).

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Operations

Thiel College has an endowment valued at nearly $35.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−18.6%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Thiel College had a total salary expenditure of 31.1M. Thiel College employs 22 Professors, 16 Associate professors and 16 Assistant professors. Most academics at Thiel College are Male Professor (12), Female Professor (10), and Female Associate professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thiel College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 37 employees, Service, with 26 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

Endowment

$35.3M
2022 Endowment
15.2%
decline from 2021

Thiel College has an endowment valued at about $35.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Thiel College declined 15.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.2M
2022 Salaries
12.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Thiel College paid a median of $12.2M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($31.1M) and a 12.3% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.87M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2022, Thiel College paid a total of $3.87M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.6% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Thiel College were Professor with 22 employees, Associate professor with 16 employees, and Assistant professor with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Thiel College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees, Service with 26 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Thiel College was Male Professor with 12 employees, Female Professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

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