Chadron State College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,082
2.54% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,203
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.36%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,407
64% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
43.4%
173 Graduates

About

Chadron State College is a higher education institution located in Dawes County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Chadron State College were General Business Administration & Management (97 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (51 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (34 degrees).

In 2019, 575 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chadron State College. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (448 degrees), 8.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chadron State College is $5,082, which is $-16,944 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Chadron State College is $5,082, which is $-16,944 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,203.

In 2019, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,082
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Chadron State College was $5,082. The cost of tuition at Chadron State College is $-16,944 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$14,203
2019 Value
0.924%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Chadron State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,203. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Chadron State College grew by 0.924%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,446
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chadron State College was of $7,446 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 5.29% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Chadron State College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5.97% with respect to 2018, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
8.36%
2017 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Chadron State College was 8.36%, which represents 55 out of the 658 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

Chadron State College has a total enrollment of 2,407 students. The full-time enrollment at Chadron State College is 1,540 students and the part-time enrollment is 867. This means that 64% of students enrolled at Chadron State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chadron State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.5% White, 9.26% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Black or African American, 3.32% Two or More Races, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.831% Asian, and 0.291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chadron State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.99%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.5%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chadron State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,407 students. The full-time enrollment at Chadron State College is 1,540 and the part-time enrollment is 867. This means that 64% of students enrolled at Chadron State College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 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 Chadron State College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Chadron State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,914
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    223
  3. Black or African American
    81

The enrolled student population at Chadron State College is 79.5% White, 9.26% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Black or African American, 3.32% Two or More Races, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.831% Asian, and 0.291% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 11 students (0.457%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 137 more women than men received degrees from Chadron State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chadron State College is white (448 degrees awarded). There were 8.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Chadron State College is General Business Administration & Management (97 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (51 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (34 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Chadron State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (22 degrees awarded), Education (168 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,618,774 people), Accountants & auditors (1,008,553 people), Other managers (797,880 people), Secondary school teachers (571,879 people), and Financial managers (508,779 people).

The most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Agriculture (22 degrees awarded), Education (168 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Business (172 degrees).

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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 Chadron State College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Agriculture (22 degrees awarded), Education (168 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Business (172 degrees).

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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 Chadron State College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,177,138 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (575,692 people), Computer Systems Design (512,287 people), Banking & related activities (509,567 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (475,345 people).

The most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Agriculture (22 degrees awarded), Education (168 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Business (172 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 Chadron State College.
Most Common
  1. 97 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Chadron State College was General Business Administration & Management with 97 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

219
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
356
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Chadron State College, which is 0.615 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (356).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Chadron State College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.915 times less than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 82 degrees were awarded to women at Chadron State College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.09 times more than the 75 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 24% of students graduating from Chadron State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Chadron State College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.31% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    448 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chadron State College is white (448 degrees awarded). There were 8.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (50 degrees).

2.26% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    288 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Chadron State College is white female (288 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (160 degrees).

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Operations

Chadron State College has an endowment valued at nearly $23.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $313k (1.34%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Chadron State College had a total salary expenditure of $39.5M. Chadron State College employs 41 Professors, 25 Assistant professors, and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at Chadron State College are Male Professors (21), Female Professors(20), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chadron State College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 48 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 30 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$23.4M
2019 Endowment
5.66%
growth from 2018

Chadron State College has an endowment valued at about $23.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Chadron State College grew 5.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $871k - Federal
  2. $183k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Chadron State College received $871k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $183k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.9M
2019 Salaries
0.521%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Chadron State College paid a median of $18.9M in salaries, which represents 47.9% of their overall expenditure ($39.5M) and a 0.521% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.16% growth from 2017 and a 2.73% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.91M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2019, Chadron State College paid a total of $5.91M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
41 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chadron State College were Professor with 41 employees; Assistant professor with 25 employees; and Assistant professor with 15 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chadron State College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 48 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 30 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chadron State College was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Professor with 20 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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

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