The Wright Institute

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2022 Enrolled Students
520
100% Full-Time

About

The Wright Institute is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at The Wright Institute were Counseling Psychology (79 degrees awarded) and Clinical Psychology (54 degrees).

In 2022, 186 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Wright Institute. 79% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (118 degrees), 4.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (27 degrees).

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2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The Wright Institute was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 106 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

The Wright Institute had a total enrollment of 520 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The Wright Institute is 520 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at The Wright Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Wright Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.3% White, 14.4% Asian, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.96% Two or More Races, 5.58% Black or African American, and 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.6%), followed by Asian Female (11.7%) and White Male (11.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Wright Institute in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 520 students. The full-time enrollment at The Wright Institute is 520 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at The Wright Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    293 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    75 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    66 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The Wright Institute is 56.3% White, 14.4% Asian, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.96% Two or More Races, 5.58% Black or African American, and 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 1 students (0.192%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 108 more women than men received degrees from The Wright Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The Wright Institute is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 4.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (27 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at The Wright Institute is Counseling Psychology (79 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Psychology (54 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The Wright Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (186 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Wright Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (105,240 people), Social workers, all other (92,750 people), Other managers (86,787 people), Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors (64,942 people), and Other psychologists (56,598 people).

The most specialized majors at The Wright Institute in 2022 are Psychology (186 degrees awarded) (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 The Wright Institute are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at The Wright Institute are Psychology (186 degrees awarded) (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 The Wright Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (327,635 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (163,782 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (156,142 people), Outpatient care centers (145,382 people), and Individual & family services (119,221 people).

The most specialized majors at The Wright Institute are Psychology (186 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 79 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at The Wright Institute was Counseling Psychology with 79 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
147
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at The Wright Institute, which is 0.265 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (147).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 20 degrees were awarded to men at The Wright Institute in Clinical Psychology, which is 0.23 times less than the 87 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at The Wright Institute in Clinical Psychology, which is 4.35 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    118 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Wright Institute is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 4.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (27 degrees).

0.538% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    88 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The Wright Institute is white female (88 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (30 degrees).

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Operations

The Wright Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $13.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−3.61%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, The Wright Institute had a total salary expenditure of 15.3M. The Wright Institute employs 13 No academic ranks, 5 Professors and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at The Wright Institute are Female No academic rank (11), Female Professor (4), and Female Assistant professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Wright Institute are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 19 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Endowment

$13.5M
2022 Endowment
12.9%
growth from 2021

The Wright Institute has an endowment valued at about $13.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The Wright Institute grew 12.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.89M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.48M
2022 Salaries
3.6%
decline from 2021

In 2022, The Wright Institute paid a median of $8.48M in salaries, which represents 55.5% of their overall expenditure ($15.3M) and a 3.6% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.66M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2022, The Wright Institute paid a total of $2.66M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Wright Institute were No academic rank with 13 employees, Professor with 5 employees, and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Wright Institute were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Wright Institute was Female No academic rank with 11 employees, Female Professor with 4 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The Wright Institute.

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