Master’s Colleges and Universities (medium programs): The description of Neumann University used to help identify similar institutions within the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Master’s Colleges and Universities awarded at least 50 master’s degrees in 2008-2009, but fewer than 20 research doctorates. Medium programs awarded 100-199 masters-level degrees in 2008-2009. Master’s Degree: An award that requires the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of 1 but not more than 2 academic years of work beyond the bachelor's degree. Matriculating Student: A student enrolled in courses for credit who is recognized by Neumann University as seeking a degree. Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. Nonresident Alien: A person who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who is in this country on a visa or temporary basis and does not have the right to remain indefinitely. Non-matriculating Student: A student enrolled in courses for credit who is not recognized by Neumann University as seeking a degree. Other student: A student entering Neumann University who is not classified as a first-time freshman, transfer student, or liberal studies student. Retention Rate: A measure of the percentage of first-time freshmen from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall. Senior level: A student who has earned at least 90 college credits but has not yet graduated. Sophomore level: A student who has earned at least 30 college credits, but has not yet earned 60 credits. Transfer student: A student entering Neumann University for the first time but known to have previously attended a postsecondary institution after receiving their high school diploma. This includes new students enrolled in the fall term who transferred into Neumann the prior summer term. Two or More Races: A person who identifies with two or more races but is not Hispanic/Latino. White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa. Race and/or Ethnicity Unknown: The category used to report students or employees whose race and ethnicity are not known.
Published on Feb 1, 2016