CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,021

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$24,136

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

206

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

31%

13 Graduates

About

CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is a higher education institution located in El Paso County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs were General Business Administration & Management (4 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 44 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs. 75% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (19 degrees), 1.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is $18,021, which is $5,131 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is $18,021, which is $5,131 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,136.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,021

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs was $18,021. The cost of tuition at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is $5,131 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$24,136

2017 Value

4.99%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,136. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs grew by 4.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,712

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs was of $8,712 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 4.31% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNN% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.17% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.

10.7%

2016 Default Rate

57

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs was 10.7%, which represents 57 out of the 531 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

CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs has a total enrollment of 206 students. The full-time enrollment at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is 206 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.7% White, 24.3% Black or African American, 21.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.74% Two or More Races, 1.94% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.971% Asian, and 0.971% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (21.4%), followed by White Male (20.4%) and Black or African American Male (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

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 206 students. The full-time enrollment at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is 206 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%

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 CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    86

  2. Black or African American

    50

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    44

The enrolled student population at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is 41.7% White, 24.3% Black or African American, 21.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.74% Two or More Races, 1.94% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.971% Asian, and 0.971% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 22 more women than men received degrees from CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs. The majority of degree recipients at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are white (19 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is General Business Administration & Management (4 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (32 degrees awarded) and Business (12 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 CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are Registered nurses (1,371,765 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,123 people), Other managers (618,770 people), Financial managers (415,730 people), and Chief executives & legislators (312,511 people).

The most specialized majors at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are Health (32 degrees awarded) and Business (12 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 CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are Health (32 degrees awarded) and Business (12 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 CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,682,687 people), Elementary & secondary schools (612,412 people), Banking & related activities (475,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (410,043 people), and Computer Systems Design (407,060 people).

The most specialized majors at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are Health (32 degrees awarded) and Business (12 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 CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs.

Most Common

  1. 4 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs was General Business Administration & Management with 4 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 11

  2. 33

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs, which is 0.333 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (33).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs in Medical Assistant, which is 0.231 times less than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to women at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs in Medical Assistant, which is 4.33 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 16% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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. White

    19 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is white (19 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 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. White Female

    16 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs is white female (16 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (9 degrees).

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Operations

CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs 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 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs had a total salary expenditure of $5.63M. CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs employs 2 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are Male No academic ranks (2), Female No academic ranks(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs are: Business and Financial Operations, with 5 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates 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, CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs 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

$1.44M

2017 Salaries

1.4%

growth from 2016

In 2017, CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs paid a median of $1.44M in salaries, which represents 25.6% of their overall expenditure ($5.63M) and a 1.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.8% decline from 2015 and a 18.4% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$123k

Instructional Salaries

2

Number of Employees

In 2017, CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs paid a total of $123k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.51% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

2 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

5 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs were No academic rank with 2 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs were Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; and Management with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, Female No academic rank with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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