College of the Marshall Islands

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,500
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$3,716
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
1,032
64.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
4.98%
16 Graduates

About

College of the Marshall Islands is a higher education institution located in . In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of the Marshall Islands were .

In 2017, 142 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Marshall Islands. 51.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (141 degrees), 141 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Marshall Islands is $3,500, which is $-3,914 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Marshall Islands is $3,500, which is $-3,914 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,716.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,500
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at College of the Marshall Islands was $3,500. The cost of tuition at College of the Marshall Islands is $-3,914 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,716
2017 Value
2.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 College of the Marshall Islands had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,716. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of College of the Marshall Islands grew by 2.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$1,320
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Marshall Islands was of $1,320 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at College of the Marshall Islands received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 10% with respect to 2016, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

College of the Marshall Islands has a total enrollment of 1,032 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Marshall Islands is 667 students and the part-time enrollment is 365. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at College of the Marshall Islands are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Marshall Islands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.0969% Asian, 0.0969% White, 0% Black or African American, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at College of the Marshall Islands in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (50.4%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (49.5%) and Asian Male (0.15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Marshall Islands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,032 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Marshall Islands is 667 and the part-time enrollment is 365. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at College of the Marshall Islands are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 College of the Marshall Islands was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), College of the Marshall Islands had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    1,030
  2. Asian
    1
  3. White
    1

The enrolled student population at College of the Marshall Islands is 99.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.0969% Asian, 0.0969% White, 0% Black or African American, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 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, 4 more women than men received degrees from College of the Marshall Islands. The majority of degree recipients at College of the Marshall Islands are native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (141 degrees awarded). There were 141 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of the Marshall Islands is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Marshall Islands, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (13 degrees awarded), Education (42 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 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 College of the Marshall Islands are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,947,424 people), Registered nurses (1,343,630 people), Secondary school teachers (317,018 people), Education administrators (271,939 people), and Postsecondary teachers (174,680 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Marshall Islands are Construction (13 degrees awarded), Education (42 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees), Health (18 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (0 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 College of the Marshall Islands are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at College of the Marshall Islands are Construction (13 degrees awarded), Education (42 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees), Health (18 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (0 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 College of the Marshall Islands are Elementary & secondary schools (2,949,954 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,523,303 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (367,252 people), Outpatient care centers (234,776 people), and Offices of physicians (212,733 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Marshall Islands are Construction (13 degrees awarded), Education (42 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (69 degrees), Health (18 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (0 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 College of the Marshall Islands.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of the Marshall Islands was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 69
  2. 73

In 2017, 69 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Marshall Islands, which is 0.945 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (73).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 30 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Marshall Islands in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.769 times less than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 39 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Marshall Islands in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.3 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
7%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from College of the Marshall Islands completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 7% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (6.51%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Marshall Islands is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (6.51% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    141 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Marshall Islands is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (141 degrees awarded). There were 141 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female
    72 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of the Marshall Islands is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders male (69 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Marshall Islands has an endowment valued at nearly $1.29M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-55.3k (-4.27%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, College of the Marshall Islands had a total salary expenditure of $15M. College of the Marshall Islands employs 62 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at College of the Marshall Islands are Male Instructors (35), Female Instructors(27), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Marshall Islands are: Service, with 26 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.29M
2017 Endowment
11.1%
growth from 2016

College of the Marshall Islands has an endowment valued at about $1.29M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Marshall Islands grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.36M lower than 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 Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.66M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, College of the Marshall Islands received $5.66M 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

$4.28M
2017 Salaries
1.34%
decline from 2016

In 2017, College of the Marshall Islands paid a median of $4.28M in salaries, which represents 28.5% of their overall expenditure ($15M) and a 1.34% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.94% decline from 2015 and a 3.81% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.68M
Instructional Salaries
62
Number of Employees

In 2017, College of the Marshall Islands paid a total of $1.68M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.65M (31.1%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
62 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Marshall Islands were Instructor with 62 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Marshall Islands were Service with 26 employees; Management with 20 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 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 College of the Marshall Islands was Male Instructor with 35 employees, Female Instructor with 27 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at College of the Marshall Islands.

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