Freed-Hardeman University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,950
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,350
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.2%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
80.9%
1,405 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,188
63.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
65.6%
223 Graduates

About

Freed-Hardeman University is a higher education institution located in Chester County, TN. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Freed-Hardeman University were Registered Nursing (50 degrees awarded), General Psychology (25 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (23 degrees).

In 2020, 503 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Freed-Hardeman University. 61.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (377 degrees), 5.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Freed-Hardeman University is $22,950, which is $420 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Freed-Hardeman University is $22,950, which is $420 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,350.

In 2020, 94% of undergraduate students attending Freed-Hardeman University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$22,950
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Freed-Hardeman University was $22,950. The cost of tuition at Freed-Hardeman University is $420 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$17,350
2020 Value
3.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Freed-Hardeman University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,350. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Freed-Hardeman University grew by 3.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,225
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Freed-Hardeman University was of $6,225 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Freed-Hardeman University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.2%
2018 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Freed-Hardeman University was 3.2%, which represents 18 out of the 563 total borrowers.

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Freed-Hardeman University received 1,405 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 48.8% annual growth. Out of those 1,405 applicants, 1,136 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,188 students enrolled at Freed-Hardeman University in 2020, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Freed-Hardeman University has an overall enrollment yield of 30.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,136
Accepted Out of 1,405

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Freed-Hardeman University was 80.9% (1,136 admissions from 1,405 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 88.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 48.8%, while admissions grew by 36%.

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage
37
Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Freed-Hardeman University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Freed-Hardeman University has a total enrollment of 2,188 students. The full-time enrollment at Freed-Hardeman University is 1,382 students and the part-time enrollment is 806. This means that 63.2% of students enrolled at Freed-Hardeman University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Freed-Hardeman University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 0.868% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.686% Asian, 0.686% Two or More Races, 0.183% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.0457% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Freed-Hardeman University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.1%), followed by White Male (39.3%) and Black or African American Female (1.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by Black or African American Female (28.6%) and White Male (28.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Freed-Hardeman University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,188 students. The full-time enrollment at Freed-Hardeman University is 1,382 and the part-time enrollment is 806. This means that 63.2% of students enrolled at Freed-Hardeman University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 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 Freed-Hardeman University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Freed-Hardeman University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,662
  2. Black or African American
    270
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    19

The enrolled student population at Freed-Hardeman University is 76% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 0.868% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.686% Asian, 0.686% Two or More Races, 0.183% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.0457% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 191 students (8.73%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 117 more women than men received degrees from Freed-Hardeman University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Freed-Hardeman University is white (377 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Freed-Hardeman University is Registered Nursing (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (25 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Freed-Hardeman University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), and Psychology (49 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Freed-Hardeman University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,809,177 people), Secondary school teachers (383,551 people), Education administrators (297,850 people), Social workers, all other (257,743 people), and Special education teachers (175,953 people).

The most specialized majors at Freed-Hardeman University are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), Psychology (49 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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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 Freed-Hardeman University are Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Freed-Hardeman University are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), Psychology (49 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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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 Freed-Hardeman University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,034,728 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (369,918 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (318,603 people), Individual & family services (266,867 people), and Outpatient care centers (217,555 people).

The most specialized majors at Freed-Hardeman University are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Education (105 degrees), Psychology (49 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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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 Freed-Hardeman University.
Most Common
  1. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Freed-Hardeman University was Registered Nursing with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

193
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
310
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 193 degrees were awarded to men at Freed-Hardeman University, which is 0.623 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (310).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Freed-Hardeman University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.46 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Freed-Hardeman University in Registered Nursing, which is 9 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 50% of students graduating from Freed-Hardeman University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Freed-Hardeman University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.79% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    377 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Freed-Hardeman University is white (377 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

7.95% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    219 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Freed-Hardeman University is white female (219 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (158 degrees).

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Freed-Hardeman University has an endowment valued at nearly $61.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−2.33%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Freed-Hardeman University had a total salary expenditure of $36.1M. Freed-Hardeman University employs 33 Assistant professors, 32 Associate professors, and 19 Professors. Most academics at Freed-Hardeman University are Male Associate professors (24), Male Professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Freed-Hardeman University are: Service, with 60 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

Endowment

$61.2M
2020 Endowment
3.96%
growth from 2019

Freed-Hardeman University has an endowment valued at about $61.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Freed-Hardeman University grew 3.96% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.09M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Freed-Hardeman University received $1.09M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.7M
2020 Salaries
3.57%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Freed-Hardeman University paid a median of $15.7M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($36.1M) and a 3.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.99% growth from 2018 and a 2.27% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.62M
Instructional Salaries
99
Number of Employees

In 2020, Freed-Hardeman University paid a total of $6.62M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
33 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Freed-Hardeman University were Assistant professor with 33 employees; Associate professor with 32 employees; and Associate professor with 19 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Freed-Hardeman University were Service with 60 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees; and Management with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Freed-Hardeman University was Male Associate professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Freed-Hardeman University.

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