Goddard College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,084
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,873
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.29%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
100%
22 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
340
94.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
57.1%
4 Graduates

About

Goddard College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Goddard College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (39 degrees awarded), General Education (15 degrees), and Creative Writing (7 degrees).

In 2019, 173 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goddard College. 71.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (96 degrees), 2.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goddard College is $17,084, which is $−4,942 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goddard College is $17,084, which is $−4,942 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 $23,873.

In 2019, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,084
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Goddard College was $17,084. The cost of tuition at Goddard College is $−4,942 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$23,873
2019 Value
2.96%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Goddard College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,873. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Goddard College grew by 2.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,370
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goddard College was of $10,370 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Goddard College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2018, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.29%
2017 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Goddard College was 4.29%, which represents 10 out of the 233 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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Admissions

Goddard College received 22 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 175% annual growth. Out of those 22 applicants, 22 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 340 students enrolled at Goddard College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goddard College has an overall enrollment yield of 36.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
22
Accepted Out of 22

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goddard College was 100% (22 admissions from 22 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 100%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 175%, while admissions grew by 175%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Goddard College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goddard College has a total enrollment of 340 students. The full-time enrollment at Goddard College is 320 students and the part-time enrollment is 20. This means that 94.1% of students enrolled at Goddard College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goddard College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.5% White, 6.47% Black or African American, 5.59% Two or More Races, 2.65% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.35% Asian, 0.882% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Goddard College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.7%), followed by White Male (10.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Two or More Races Female (7.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goddard College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 340 students. The full-time enrollment at Goddard College is 320 and the part-time enrollment is 20. This means that 94.1% of students enrolled at Goddard College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Goddard College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Goddard College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    182
  2. Black or African American
    22
  3. Two or More Races
    19

The enrolled student population at Goddard College is 53.5% White, 6.47% Black or African American, 5.59% Two or More Races, 2.65% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.35% Asian, 0.882% Hispanic or Latino, 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 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, 96 students (28.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 75 more women than men received degrees from Goddard College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Goddard College is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goddard College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (39 degrees awarded), followed by General Education (15 degrees) and Creative Writing (7 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Goddard College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (43 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), and Education (42 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 Goddard College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,697,475 people), Secondary school teachers (601,466 people), Education administrators (343,790 people), Other managers (296,466 people), and Postsecondary teachers (275,239 people).

The most specialized majors at Goddard College are English (43 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), Education (42 degrees), Psychology (17 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (50 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 Goddard College are Dentists, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Goddard College are English (43 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), Education (42 degrees), Psychology (17 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (50 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 Goddard College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,337,505 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (613,970 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (312,428 people), Computer Systems Design (201,746 people), and Outpatient care centers (200,621 people).

The most specialized majors at Goddard College are English (43 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), Education (42 degrees), Psychology (17 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (50 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 Goddard College.
Most Common
  1. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 7 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goddard College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 39 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

49
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
124
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Goddard College, which is 0.395 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Goddard College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.471 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Goddard College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.13 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from Goddard College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goddard College is Male and White (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, 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
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goddard College is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (43 degrees).

24.9% of degree recipients (43 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    69 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    27 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Goddard College is white female (69 degrees awarded). There were 2.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (27 degrees).

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Operations

Goddard College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.46M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Goddard College had a total salary expenditure of $8.71M. Goddard College employs 9 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Goddard College are Female No academic ranks (5), Male No academic ranks(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goddard College are: Management, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 6 employees, and Service with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.46M
2019 Endowment
9.97%
growth from 2018

Goddard College has an endowment valued at about $1.46M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Goddard College grew 9.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37M 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. $615k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Goddard College received $615k 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

$6.31M
2019 Salaries
12.6%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Goddard College paid a median of $6.31M in salaries, which represents 72.4% of their overall expenditure ($8.71M) and a 12.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.742% growth from 2017 and a 0.0441% 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

$550k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2019, Goddard College paid a total of $550k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.71% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goddard College were No academic rank with 9 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goddard College were Management with 21 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees; and Service with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goddard College was Female No academic rank with 5 employees, Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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