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How Well Is Donnelly College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Donnelly College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Donnelly College is ranked #1,523 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 28 colleges in Kansas, Donnelly College is ranked at #25.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Donnelly College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Donnelly College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Donnelly College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Donnelly College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Donnelly College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Donnelly College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Donnelly College this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Donnelly College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 364 undergraduates at Donnelly College with 226 being full-time and 138 being part-time.

Donnelly College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Donnelly College is 64.70 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  64.70 out of 100
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How Much Does Donnelly College Cost?

The overall average net price of Donnelly College is $10,867. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Donnelly College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,744 $11,690 $12,145 $12,155 $17,925

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Donnelly College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Donnelly College, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $5,275 a year. That adds up to $21,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Donnelly College is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Donnelly College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Donnelly College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $25,400 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 36% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Donnelly College

Donnelly College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kansas City, Kansas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Donnelly College

Contact details for Donnelly College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 608 N 18Th St, Kansas City, KS 66102
Phone: 913-621-6070

Donnelly College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 10 NA
Computer Information Systems 5 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 NA
Nursing 0 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Donnelly College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Donnelly College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 24 students took at least one online class at Donnelly College. This is an increase from the 6 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 24 1
2016-2017 6 0
2015-2016 19 0
2014-2015 18 0
2013-2014 0 0

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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