Columbia Institute

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2020 Average Net Price
$10,766
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.82%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
112
90.2% Full-Time

About

Columbia Institute is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Columbia Institute were .

In 2020, 85 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Columbia Institute. 72.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (35 degrees), 1.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Columbia Institute is $0, which is $−11,500 less than the national average for ($11,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Columbia Institute is $0, which is $−11,500 less than the national average for ($11,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,766.

In 2020, 81% of undergraduate students attending Columbia Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$10,766
2020 Value
10.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Columbia Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,766. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Columbia Institute grew by 10.1%.

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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

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Columbia Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.25% with respect to 2019, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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

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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.
8.82%
2018 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Columbia Institute was 8.82%, which represents 6 out of the 68 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

Columbia Institute has a total enrollment of 112 students. The full-time enrollment at Columbia Institute is 101 students and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at Columbia Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Columbia Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.9% Asian, 28.6% White, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Columbia Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (30.7%), followed by White Female (21.8%) and Asian Male (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Columbia Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 112 students. The full-time enrollment at Columbia Institute is 101 and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at Columbia Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 65.9% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 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 Columbia Institute was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Columbia Institute had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    48
  2. White
    32
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    21

The enrolled student population at Columbia Institute is 42.9% Asian, 28.6% White, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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 is 37.9% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 39 more women than men received degrees from Columbia Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Columbia Institute is hispanic or latino (35 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (30 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Columbia Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (53 degrees awarded) and Health (32 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 Columbia Institute are Registered nurses (1,304,243 people), Medical & health services managers (149,288 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (147,774 people), Pharmacists (132,067 people), and Postsecondary teachers (120,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Columbia Institute are English (53 degrees awarded) and Health (32 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 Columbia Institute are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Columbia Institute are English (53 degrees awarded) and Health (32 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 Columbia Institute are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,450,228 people), Elementary & secondary schools (396,581 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (245,222 people), Outpatient care centers (213,807 people), and Offices of physicians (191,103 people).

The most specialized majors at Columbia Institute are English (53 degrees awarded) and Health (32 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 Columbia Institute.
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 Columbia Institute was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

23
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
62
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Columbia Institute, which is 0.371 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (62).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Columbia Institute in General English Language & Literature, which is 0.293 times less than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 41 degrees were awarded to women at Columbia Institute in General English Language & Literature, which is 3.42 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
74%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 48% of students graduating from Columbia Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 74% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Columbia Institute is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    30 degrees awarded
  3. White
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Columbia Institute is hispanic or latino (35 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (30 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    26 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Columbia Institute is hispanic or latino female (26 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (23 degrees).

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Operations

Columbia Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 0.162% average return ($14.1k on $8.7M) across all .

In 2020, Columbia Institute had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Columbia Institute employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Columbia Institute are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

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Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $463k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Columbia Institute received $463k 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

$458k
2020 Salaries
38.8%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Columbia Institute paid a median of $458k in salaries, which represents NaNk% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 38.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.08% growth from 2018 and a 18.3% growth from 2017.

The median for similar is 613k (11.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A
Instructional Salaries
0
Number of Employees

In N/A, Columbia Institute paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $348k (56.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor
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N/A
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
N/A Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Columbia Institute were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

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