HWS at a Glance - 2016

This data is presented as a quick reference guide for commonly asked questions

Fall 2016 Data, as of October 15

Fall First Year Class

  • Applicants: 4614
  • Acceptance Rate: 60.4%
  • Yield: 20.8%
  • Matriculation: 581
  • Early Decision: 43.7%

Student Enrollments

  • Undergraduate, Full-time: 2246
  • Undergraduate, Part-time: 16
  • Graduate: 9
  • Grand total: 2271

Undergraduates by Gender

Gender

Headcount

Percent

Male

1120

49.5%

Female

1142

50.5%



Undergraduates by Race/Ethnicity

  • TOT--Degree and non-degree seeking

Race/Ethnicity

Headcount

Percent

Nonresident alien

157

6.9%

Hispanic/Latino

122

5.4%

American Indian

10

.4%

Asian

79

3.5%

Black or African American

135

6.0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

2

.1%

White

1626

71.9%

Two or more races

0

0%

Unknown

131

5.8%

Total

2262

100%



Degrees Conferred (2015-2016)

Confer date thru 7/31/16


Degree

BA

BS

MAT

Hobart

195

26

2

William Smith

214

40

5

Total

409

66

7



Placement Rate (7-9 months out)


 

Classes of 2015

Total Placement Rate

93%

Graduate School

20%

Employment

75%



Most Popular Majors (2015-2016)


Major

Percent

Economics

12.4%

Natural Resources

7.8%

Media & Society

6.7%

Psychology

6.1%

Architecture

6.1%



Study Off-Campus, Cohort of 2012

Number

Percent

271

64.2%



Retention (1st Year Persistence)

  • 2015 Cohort: 84.6%

Cohort Graduation Rate

  • Fall 2012, 4Y: 70.3%
  • Fall 2011, 5Y: 78.7%
  • Fall 2010, 6Y: 76.8%

Tuition and Fees (2016-2017)

  • Comprehensive Fee: $64,609
  • Tuition and Fees: $51,599
  • Room and Board: $13,050

Financial Aid Profile (2015-2016)

  • Undergraduate Receiving Aid: 90.0%
  • Undergraduate Receiving HWS Gift Aid: 87.0%
  • Undergraduate Receiving Pell Grant: 16.0%
  • Average Aid Package (Grants, Loans, Work Study): $36,276

Faculty

  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

 

Headcount

Percent

Total Faculty

237

 

Male

117

49.4%

Female

120

50.6%

Minority

39

16.5%



Student Life

  • Living on Campus: 90%
  • Involved in Intercollegiate athletics: 30%
  • # of clubs and organizations: 95

Endowment Fund (31-May-16)

  • Endowment market value, EOY: $188,322,984

Alumni (FY 15-16)

  • Alumni giving rate (% of solicited): 28.9%
  • Total voluntary support: $12,011,309


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Don W. Emmons
Associate Dean
Institutional Research and Planning
Phone: (315) 781-3559
Email: emmons@hws.edu

Ron Gerrard PHD
Institutional Research Officer
Psychology
Phone: (315) 781-3448
Email: gerrard@hws.edu

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Geneva, NY 14456
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