Howard Payne University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,850
4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,117
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.29%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
62.3%
1,233 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
838
80.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
32.1%
105 Graduates

About

Howard Payne University is a higher education institution located in Brown County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Howard Payne University were General Business Administration & Management (14 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (9 degrees).

In 2022, 156 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Howard Payne University. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (105 degrees), 2.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Howard Payne University is $27,850, which is $−480 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Howard Payne University is $27,850, which is $−480 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,117.

In 2022, 85% of undergraduate students attending Howard Payne University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,850
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Howard Payne University was $27,850. The cost of tuition at Howard Payne University is $−480 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$24,117
2022 Value
2.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Howard Payne University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,117. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Howard Payne University grew by 2.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,976
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Howard Payne University was of $7,976 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.94% 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.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Howard Payne University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 25% with respect to 2021, when 68% 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.
4.29%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Howard Payne University was 4.29%, which represents 16 out of the 373 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Howard Payne University received 1,233 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,233 applicants, 768 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.3% acceptance rate.

There were 838 students enrolled at Howard Payne University in 2022. 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Howard Payne University has an overall enrollment yield of 28.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
768
Accepted Out of 1,233

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Howard Payne University was 62.3% (768 admissions from 1,233 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 59.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.5%, while admissions declined by −2.78%..

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage (2022)
65
Scores Submitted (2022)

30% of enrolled first-time students at Howard Payne University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Howard Payne University had a total enrollment of 838 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Howard Payne University is 675 students and the part-time enrollment is 163. This means that 80.5% of students enrolled at Howard Payne University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Howard Payne University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% White, 27.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.55% Black or African American, 3.82% Two or More Races, 0.955% Asian, 0.597% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.358% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Howard Payne University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.6%), followed by White Female (23.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (43.8%), followed by White Male (25%) and White Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Howard Payne University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 838 students. The full-time enrollment at Howard Payne University is 675 and the part-time enrollment is 163. This means that 80.5% of students enrolled at Howard Payne University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Howard Payne University was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Howard Payne University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    435 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    228 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    80 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Howard Payne University is 51.9% White, 27.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.55% Black or African American, 3.82% Two or More Races, 0.955% Asian, 0.597% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.358% 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 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, 6 more women than men received degrees from Howard Payne University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Howard Payne University is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Howard Payne University is General Business Administration & Management (14 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (9 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Howard Payne University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Howard Payne University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (347,142 people), Other managers (247,113 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (148,691 people), Clergy (124,345 people), and Postsecondary teachers (118,802 people).

The most specialized majors at Howard Payne University in 2022 are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Social Sciences (15 degrees), and Legal (5 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 Howard Payne University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Howard Payne University are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Social Sciences (15 degrees), and Legal (5 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 Howard Payne University are Elementary & secondary schools (362,140 people), Legal services (284,693 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (280,347 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (192,917 people), and Computer Systems Design (185,879 people).

The most specialized majors at Howard Payne University are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Social Sciences (15 degrees), and Legal (5 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 Howard Payne University.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Howard Payne University was General Business Administration & Management with 14 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

75
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
81
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Howard Payne University, which is 0.926 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (81).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Howard Payne University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.11 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Howard Payne University in Elementary Education & Teaching. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from Howard Payne University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Howard Payne University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    36 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Howard Payne University is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

2.56% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

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

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Howard Payne University is white female (59 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (46 degrees).

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Operations

Howard Payne University has an endowment valued at nearly $64.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.58M (4%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Howard Payne University had a total salary expenditure of 22.7M. Howard Payne University employs 18 Professors, 18 Assistant professors and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Howard Payne University are Male Professor (15), Female Assistant professor (11), and Male Associate professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Howard Payne University are: Management, with 29 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Endowment

$64.6M
2022 Endowment
2.62%
decline from 2021

Howard Payne University has an endowment valued at about $64.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Howard Payne University declined 2.62% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.3M higher 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.99M
2022 Salaries
0.0437%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Howard Payne University paid a median of $8.99M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($22.7M) and a 0.0437% 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

$3.03M
Instructional Salaries
55
Number of Employees

In 2022, Howard Payne University paid a total of $3.03M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% 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
18 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Howard Payne University were Professor with 18 employees, Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Howard Payne University were Management with 29 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Howard Payne University was Male Professor with 15 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Associate professor with 9 employees.

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