Park University

Parkville, MO

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,131
Graduate Enrollment: 1,395
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 46% / 54% (2017)

First generation college students: 48.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 47.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 3.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission:
2013 Median Admit SAT: 950


2013 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 41.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 18.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 9.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 43.1%
Black: 18.3%
Hispanic: 23.3%
Asian: 2.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.8%
2+ races: 6.6%
Non-resident alien: 2.0%
Unknown race: 2.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $22,766
In-State tuition: $12,280
Out-of-State tuition: $12,280

Estimated books and supplies: $1,485 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,084 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,500 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $6,400 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,500 (2022)

Average Family Income: $57,767 (2017)
Median Family Income: $30,017 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 33.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 30.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,685 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $230 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,498
$30k-48k $14,697
$48k-75k $17,482
$75k-110k $19,098
$110k+ $18,248

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 10%
6-year graduation rate: 24%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 88.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,685 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,545 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,069 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 56.3% (2015)
@3 year 62.6% (2017)
@5 year 71.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 36.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 41.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $46,424 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $52,547 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 1
Master's Degree Education, General. 22 $44,042 ($3,670)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 21 $296 $43,194 ($3,600)
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 25 $261 $49,190 ($4,099)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 16 $25,732 $254 $34,452 ($2,871)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 5
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 29 $290 $42,339 ($3,528)
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 7
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 51 $23,369 $239 $47,136 ($3,928)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 17 $27,576 $207
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 33 $29,577 $238 $37,415 ($3,118)
Associate's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 44 $21,320
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 225 $24,000 $234 $35,335 ($2,945) $34,504 ($2,875)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 83 $462 $53,870 ($4,489)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 29 $34,094 $279 $61,195 ($5,100)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 145 $14,700 $155 $49,677 ($4,140)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 555 $22,472 $227 $48,131 ($4,011) $58,471 ($4,873)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 284 $466 $62,736 ($5,228) $74,488 ($6,207)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 16
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 45 $28,461 $247 $52,162 ($4,347) $55,506 ($4,626)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 18
Graduate/Professional Certificate Finance and Financial Management Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 9
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 166 $19,383 $212 $44,474 ($3,706) $46,437 ($3,870)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 37
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 183 $18,299 $224 $45,397 ($3,783) $44,746 ($3,729)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Homeland Security. 30
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Community Organization and Advocacy. 3
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 23
Master's Degree Public Administration. 24 $497 $56,212 ($4,684)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 15 $15,000 $159
Master's Degree Social Work. 32 $305 $46,309 ($3,859)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 1
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 27 $55,848 ($4,654)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 4
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 2
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 12 $20,750 $159
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
Master's Degree Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 69 $22,882 $263 $44,263 ($3,689) $44,203 ($3,684)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 14
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 60 $11,453 $186 $68,938 ($5,745) $60,060 ($5,005)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 20 $47,511 ($3,959)
Bachelor's Degree Construction Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 8
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 22
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 6
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 6
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 25
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 158 $26,250 $227 $56,973 ($4,748)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $62,118
Full time faculty: 13%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $55,963,204 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $59,452,835 (2022)