Beal College

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2017 Average Net Price

$16,099

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

248

73.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37.2%

45 Graduates

About

Beal College is a higher education institution located in Penobscot County, ME. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Beal College were .

In 2017, 108 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Beal College. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (89 degrees), 7.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Beal College is $0, which is $-7,414 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Beal College is $0, which is $-7,414 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,099.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$16,099

2017 Value

5.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Beal College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,099. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Beal College grew by 5.52%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Beal College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Beal College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

17.9%

2016 Default Rate

42

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Beal College was 17.9%, which represents 42 out of the 235 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

Beal College has a total enrollment of 248 students. The full-time enrollment at Beal College is 182 students and the part-time enrollment is 66. This means that 73.4% of students enrolled at Beal College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Beal College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.6% White, 1.21% Black or African American, 1.21% Hispanic or Latino, 1.21% Two or More Races, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Beal College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.4%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (1.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Beal College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 248 students. The full-time enrollment at Beal College is 182 and the part-time enrollment is 66. This means that 73.4% of students enrolled at Beal College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

2017 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 Beal College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Beal College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    180

  2. Black or African American

    3

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3

The enrolled student population at Beal College is 72.6% White, 1.21% Black or African American, 1.21% Hispanic or Latino, 1.21% Two or More Races, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 36 more women than men received degrees from Beal College. The majority of degree recipients at Beal College are white (89 degrees awarded). There were 7.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Beal College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Beal College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), and Health (55 degrees).

Workforce

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 Beal College are Registered nurses (1,389,635 people), Accountants & auditors (1,102,979 people), Other managers (674,306 people), Financial managers (428,164 people), and Chief executives & legislators (324,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Beal College are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Health (55 degrees), Business (19 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Beal College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Beal College are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Health (55 degrees), Business (19 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Beal College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,755,367 people), Elementary & secondary schools (734,747 people), Banking & related activities (494,989 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (480,539 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (459,546 people).

The most specialized majors at Beal College are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Health (55 degrees), Business (19 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (2 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Beal College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Beal College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 36

  2. 72

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Beal College, which is 0.5 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (72).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Beal College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Beal College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 5 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Beal College in Medical Assistant, which is 29 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 17% of students graduating from Beal College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Beal College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 17.8% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    89 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Beal College is white (89 degrees awarded). There were 7.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (12 degrees).

11.1% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    61 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    28 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Beal College is white female (61 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (28 degrees).

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Operations

Beal College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Beal College had a total salary expenditure of $2.56M. Beal College employs 6 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Beal College are Male Instructors (4), Female Instructors(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Beal College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 6 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Beal College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Beal College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Beal College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.54M

2017 Salaries

2.47%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Beal College paid a median of $1.54M in salaries, which represents 60.2% of their overall expenditure ($2.56M) and a 2.47% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.77% growth from 2015 and a 5.15% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$242k

Instructional Salaries

6

Number of Employees

In 2017, Beal College paid a total of $242k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

6 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

6 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Beal College were Instructor with 6 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Beal College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees; and Management with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Beal College was Male Instructor with 4 employees, Female Instructor with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Beal College.

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