HWS at a Glance - 2015

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

Fall 2015 Data, as of October 15

Fall First Year Class

  • Applicants: 4488
  • Acceptance Rate: 56.8%
  • Yield: 25.0%
  • Matriculation: 636
  • Early Decision: 44.8%

Student Enrollments

  • Undergraduate, Full-time: 2270
  • Undergraduate, Part-time: 74
  • Graduate: 7
  • Grand total: 2351

Undergraduates by Gender

Gender

Headcount

Percent

Male

1187

50.6%

Female

1157

49.4%



Undergraduates by Race/Ethnicity

  • TOT--Degree and non-degree seeking

Race/Ethnicity

Headcount

Percent

Nonresident alien

152

6.5%

Hispanic/Latino

136

5.8%

American Indian

11

.5%

Asian

72

3.1%

Black or African American

117

5.1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

2

0%

White

1614

69.4%

Two or more races

0

0%

Unknown

225

9.6%

Total

2334

100%



Degrees Conferred (2014-2015)

Confer date thru 10/30/15


Degree

BA

BS

MAT

Hobart

184

30

0

William Smith

284

47

5

Total

468

77

5



Placement Rate (7-9 months out)


 

Classes of 2014

Total Placement Rate

94%

Graduate School

17%

Employment

77%



Most Popular Majors (US News 2013-2014)


Major

Percent

Economics

8%

Architecture

8%

Media & Society

7%

Psychology

7%

Biology

7%



Study Off-Campus, Cohort of 2011

Number

Percent

312

60.6%



Retention (1st Year Persistence)

  • 2014 Cohort: 86.0%

Cohort Graduation Rate

  • Fall 2011, 4Y: 75.6%
  • Fall 2010, 5Y: 76.4%
  • Fall 2009, 6Y: 81.0%

Tuition and Fees (2015-2016)

  • Comprehensive Fee: $62,260
  • Tuition and Fees: $49,677
  • Room and Board: $12,583

Financial Aid Profile (2014-2015)

  • Undergraduate Receiving Aid: 84.0%
  • Undergraduate Receiving HWS Gift Aid: 81.0%
  • Undergraduate Receiving Pell Grant: 15.0%
  • Average Aid Package (Grants, Loans, Work Study): $36,556

Faculty

  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

 

Headcount

Percent

Total Faculty

230

 

Male

121

52.6%

Female

109

47.4%

Minority

41

17.8%



Student Life

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

Endowment Fund (30-Jun-15)

  • Endowment market value, EOY: $199,977,634

Alumni (FY 14-15)

  • Alumni giving rate (% of solicited): 28.9%
  • Total voluntary support: $10,417,384


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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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