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IPEDS ID: 230418
OPE ID: 00367200
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Ensign College
95 North 300 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-3500
General information:  (801) 524-8100
Website:  www.ensign.edu/
Type:  4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  4,058 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
Admissionswww.ensign.edu/admissions
Apply Onlinewww.ensign.edu/how-to-apply
Financial Aidwww.ensign.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.ensign.edu/net-price-calculator
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.ensign.edu/veterans
Disability Serviceswww.ensign.edu/disability-services
Athletic Graduation Rates
Mission Statement
  ensign.edu/about
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
ROTC (Air Force)
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services, Fall 2022
3% or less
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Religious Affiliation
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Occupational
Academic
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty17216
Instructional17216
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2020-20212021-20222022-20232023-2024% change 2022-2023 to 2023-2024
Tuition and fees$3,550$3,656$3,766$3,8883.2%
Books and supplies$200$200$236$27014.4%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Food and Housing$6,200$6,286$6,726$6,9283.0%
Other expenses$2,690$4,198$4,440$4,5743.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other expenses$2,690$4,198$4,440$4,5743.0%
Total Expenses2020-20212021-20222022-20232023-2024% change 2022-2023 to 2023-2024
Off Campus$12,640$14,340$15,168$15,6603.2%
Off Campus with Family$6,440$8,054$8,442$8,7323.4%
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Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2022-2023
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid115757%————
Grant or scholarship aid15255%$388,883$2,558
Federal grants4717%$225,536$4,799
Pell grants4717%$225,536$4,799
Other federal grants00%$0
State/local government grant or scholarships(*)0%(*)(*)
Institutional grants or scholarships11743%$162,726$1,391
Student loan aid269%$123,922$4,766
Federal student loans269%$123,922$4,766
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number awarded aid and total and average amounts of aid awarded are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Degree/certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid11,09427%$3,350,881$3,063
Pell grants46011%$2,007,475$4,364
Federal student loans1243%$683,807$5,515
Non-degree/non-certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid100%$0
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2020-20212021-20222022-2023
Average net price$8,876$10,263$11,329
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2020-20212021-20222022-2023
$0 – $30,000$4,682$6,659$8,570
$30,001 – $48,000$4,277$9,532$9,601
$48,001 – $75,000$8,203$8,971$11,426
$75,001 – $110,000$10,161$10,982$12,257
$110,001 and more$10,933$11,737$13,892
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for Food and Housing and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students awarded federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)4,058
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment641
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 29%
Part-time: 71%Student Gender:
Male: 46%
Female: 54%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 1%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 38%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 37%
U.S. Nonresident: 16%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 41%
25 and over: 59%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 19%
Out-of-state: 30%
Foreign countries: 48%
Unknown: 3%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 62%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 17%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 21%
Undergraduate application fee (2023-2024): $35
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 64%
Part-time students: 56%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution without completing at the current institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 10 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 31%
Transfer-out rate: 34%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 28%
Female: 35%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 33%
Asian: 83%
Hispanic/Latino: 18%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 22%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 100%
U.S. Nonresident: 51%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 1%
Received an Associate's degree: 30%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 44%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 18%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 48%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 33%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 43%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 1%
Received an Associate's degree: 8%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 36%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 32%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 9%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 37%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 40%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 51%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 31%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 1%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 54%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 44%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 49%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 3%
Received an Associate's degree: 19%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 43%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 4%
Received an Associate's degree: 23%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 45%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 3%
Received an Associate's degree: 18%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 43%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2022-2023
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramUndergraduate
Certificate
AssociateBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting-012
Accounting and Finance--0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping173--
Business Administration and Management, General3--
Digital Marketing19-2
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-1-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General69--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General22--
International Business/Trade/Commerce0--
Management Science21-
Marketing, Other--0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General3564-
Operations Management and Supervision141-
Project Management2750-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General10-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations1--
Small Business Administration/Management52713
Category total9871427
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General612
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication0--
Category total612
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Cloud Computing1--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other0--
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance0510
Computer Programming/Programmer, General10-
Computer Science12--
Computer Support Specialist128--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications22-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration00-
Information Technology1020
Network and System Administration/Administrator101
Category total155911
Engineering
Computer Software Engineering--0
Category total--0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder95--
Medical/Clinical Assistant401-
Category total1351-
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal84-
Category total84-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-229-
Category total-229-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Business Analytics18--
Data Analytics, General01-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-0-
Category total181-
Visual and Performing Arts
Design and Visual Communications, General11--
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other0--
Interior Design731-
Category total1831-
Grand total1,32729040
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
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Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2022-2023
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 11
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 15
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $1,257
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $126
RETENTION, GRADUATION, AND TRANSFER-OUT
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Full-time students: 100%
Part-time students: 100%
  • Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
GRADUATION AND TRANSFER-OUT RATES FOR FIRST-TIME EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time0%--
200 percent of normal time0%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time100%--
200 percent of normal time100%--
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • (--) not applicable
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Northwest Commission on Colleges and UniversitiesAccredited since (12/01/1976)10/01/2027
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/146913.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary100
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking100
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%2.2%6.8%
Number in default0621
Number in repayment198266308
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)