Maharishi International University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,000
2022 Average Net Price
$16,979
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
94.3%
70 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,673
65.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50%
10 Graduates

About

Maharishi International University is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, IA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Maharishi International University were Computer Science (348 degrees awarded), Ayurvedic Medicine (64 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees).

In 2022, 768 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Maharishi International University. 40.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (128 degrees), 2.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Maharishi International University is $16,000, which is $−7,996 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Maharishi International University is $16,000, which is $−7,996 less 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 $16,979.

In 2022, 60% of undergraduate students attending Maharishi International University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Maharishi International University was $16,000. The cost of tuition at Maharishi International University is $−7,996 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$16,979
2022 Value
16.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Maharishi International University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,979. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Maharishi International University grew by 16.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,400
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Maharishi International University was of $7,400 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 $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Maharishi International University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.45% with respect to 2021, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Maharishi International University was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 164 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Maharishi International University received 70 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 20.7% annual growth. Out of those 70 applicants, 66 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,673 students enrolled at Maharishi International University in 2022.

Maharishi International University has an overall enrollment yield of 54.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
66
Accepted Out of 70

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Maharishi International University was 94.3% (66 admissions from 70 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 94.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 20.7%, while admissions grew by 20%..

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Enrollment

Maharishi International University had a total enrollment of 2,673 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Maharishi International University is 1,744 students and the part-time enrollment is 929. This means that 65.2% of students enrolled at Maharishi International University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Maharishi International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24.2% White, 6.58% Black or African American, 5.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.78% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.524% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0748% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Maharishi International University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (10.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (4.03%), followed by Black or African American Male (3.49%) and White Male (2.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Maharishi International University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,673 students. The full-time enrollment at Maharishi International University is 1,744 and the part-time enrollment is 929. This means that 65.2% of students enrolled at Maharishi International University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
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 Maharishi International University was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Maharishi International 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
    646 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    176 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    143 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Maharishi International University is 24.2% White, 6.58% Black or African American, 5.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.78% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.524% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0748% 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 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, 330 students (12.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 144 fewer women than men received degrees from Maharishi International University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Maharishi International University is white (128 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Maharishi International University is Computer Science (348 degrees awarded), followed by Ayurvedic Medicine (64 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Maharishi International University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (385 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and Business (181 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 Maharishi International University are Accountants & auditors (1,052,286 people), Other managers (849,044 people), Software developers (693,490 people), Financial managers (514,385 people), and Chief executives & legislators (423,066 people).

The most specialized majors at Maharishi International University in 2022 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (385 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), Business (181 degrees), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (24 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 Maharishi International University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Maharishi International University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (385 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), Business (181 degrees), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (24 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 Maharishi International University are Computer Systems Design (1,111,867 people), Elementary & secondary schools (768,935 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (586,400 people), Banking & related activities (554,875 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (474,310 people).

The most specialized majors at Maharishi International University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (385 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), Business (181 degrees), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (24 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 Maharishi International University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 348 degrees awarded
  2. 64 degrees awarded
  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Maharishi International University was Computer Science with 348 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

456
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
312
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 456 degrees were awarded to men at Maharishi International University, which is 1.46 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (312).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 308 degrees were awarded to men at Maharishi International University in Computer Science, which is 7 times more than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Maharishi International University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.61 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from Maharishi International University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Maharishi International University is Female and Black or African American (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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    128 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Maharishi International University is white (128 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

21.1% of degree recipients (162 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    45 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Maharishi International University is white female (96 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (45 degrees).

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Operations

Maharishi International University has an endowment valued at nearly $11.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 399k (3.43%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Maharishi International University had a total salary expenditure of 49.1M. Maharishi International University employs 40 Instructors, 39 Assistant professors and 22 Professors. Most academics at Maharishi International University are Male Instructor (24), Male Assistant professor (24), and Male Professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Maharishi International University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 56 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 29 employees.

Endowment

$11.6M
2022 Endowment
1.04%
growth from 2021

Maharishi International University has an endowment valued at about $11.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Maharishi International University grew 1.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34.9M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.7M
2022 Salaries
29.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Maharishi International University paid a median of $16.7M in salaries, which represents 34% of their overall expenditure ($49.1M) and a 29.9% growth 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

$5.68M
Instructional Salaries
119
Number of Employees

In 2022, Maharishi International University paid a total of $5.68M to 119 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
56 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Maharishi International University were Instructor with 40 employees, Assistant professor with 39 employees, and Professor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Maharishi International University were Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Maharishi International University was Male Instructor with 24 employees, Male Assistant professor with 24 employees, and Male Professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Maharishi International University.

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