Cameron University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,025
6.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,674
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.08%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,418
61% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.6%
116 Graduates

About

Cameron University is a higher education institution located in Comanche County, OK. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Cameron University were General Business Administration & Management (62 degrees awarded), General Health Services (51 degrees), and Information Technology (28 degrees).

In 2022, 717 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cameron University. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (375 degrees), 4.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (93 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cameron University is $5,025, which is $−18,971 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Cameron University is $5,025, which is $−18,971 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 $9,674.

In 2022, 77% of undergraduate students attending Cameron University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,025
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Cameron University was $5,025. The cost of tuition at Cameron University is $−18,971 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$9,674
2022 Value
4.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Cameron University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,674. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Cameron University grew by 4.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,184
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cameron University was of $8,184 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.863% 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

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Cameron University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.32% with respect to 2021, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.08%
2019 Default Rate
50
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Cameron University was 5.08%, which represents 50 out of the 985 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Cameron University had a total enrollment of 3,418 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Cameron University is 2,085 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,333. This means that 61% of students enrolled at Cameron University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cameron University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.2% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Two or More Races, 10.1% Black or African American, 5.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.19% Asian, and 0.322% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cameron University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.4%), followed by White Male (16.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.9%) and White Male (11.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cameron University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,418 students. The full-time enrollment at Cameron University is 2,085 and the part-time enrollment is 1,333. This means that 61% of students enrolled at Cameron University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
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 Cameron University was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Cameron 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
    1,683 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    554 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    362 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Cameron University is 49.2% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Two or More Races, 10.1% Black or African American, 5.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.19% Asian, and 0.322% 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, 128 students (3.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 193 more women than men received degrees from Cameron University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Cameron University is white (375 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (93 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Cameron University is General Business Administration & Management (62 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (51 degrees) and Information Technology (28 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Cameron University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 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 Cameron University are Software developers (556,350 people), Other managers (256,233 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (207,765 people), Police officers (155,085 people), and Social workers, all other (129,623 people).

The most specialized majors at Cameron University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 degrees), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Human Sciences (16 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 Cameron University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Cameron University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 degrees), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Human Sciences (16 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 Cameron University are Computer Systems Design (635,622 people), Elementary & secondary schools (591,286 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (404,387 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (320,241 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,342 people).

The most specialized majors at Cameron University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 degrees), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Human Sciences (16 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 Cameron University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 59 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cameron University was General Psychology with 59 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

262
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
455
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 262 degrees were awarded to men at Cameron University, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (455).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Cameron University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.842 times less than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Cameron University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.19 times more than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 17% of students graduating from Cameron University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Cameron University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (83.3% 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, 2.59% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    375 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    93 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cameron University is white (375 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (93 degrees).

3.07% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    234 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    141 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Cameron University is white female (234 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (141 degrees).

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Operations

Cameron University has an endowment valued at nearly $22.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 66.8k (0.3%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Cameron University had a total salary expenditure of 58.7M. Cameron University employs 32 Professors, 29 Instructors and 28 Assistant professors. Most academics at Cameron University are Male Professor (23), Male Instructor (15), and Male Assistant professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cameron University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 38 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

Endowment

$22.3M
2022 Endowment
1.04%
growth from 2021

Cameron University has an endowment valued at about $22.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Cameron University grew 1.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.3M lower 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.68M - Federal
  2. $218k - State
  3. $50k - Local

As of 2022, Cameron University received $2.68M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $218k from state grants and contracts, and $50k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$21.3M
2022 Salaries
0.843%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Cameron University paid a median of $21.3M in salaries, which represents 36.2% of their overall expenditure ($58.7M) and a 0.843% decline 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

$6.86M
Instructional Salaries
113
Number of Employees

In 2022, Cameron University paid a total of $6.86M to 113 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.2% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cameron University were Professor with 32 employees, Instructor with 29 employees, and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cameron University were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 38 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cameron University was Male Professor with 23 employees, Male Instructor with 15 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 15 employees.

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

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