Green River College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,635
2.48% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,198
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.2%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
8,435
65% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37%
205 Graduates

About

Green River College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Green River College were General Computer Programming (59 degrees awarded), Computer & Information Systems Security (55 degrees), and Entrepreneurial Studies (42 degrees).

In 2019, 2,887 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Green River College. 44.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,271 degrees), 4.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (310 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Green River College is $3,635, which is $-8,854 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Green River College is $3,635, which is $-8,854 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,198.

In 2019, 27% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,635
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Green River College was $3,635. The cost of tuition at Green River College is $-8,854 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$8,198
2019 Value
5.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Green River College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,198. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Green River College grew by 5.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,870
Room and Board
$870
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Green River College was of $9,870 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $870. The cost of room and board increased by 1.86% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.57% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

27% of undergraduate students at Green River College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.85% with respect to 2018, when 26% 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.
14.2%
2017 Default Rate
99
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Green River College was 14.2%, which represents 99 out of the 699 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Green River College has a total enrollment of 8,435 students. The full-time enrollment at Green River College is 5,479 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,956. This means that 65% of students enrolled at Green River College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Green River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.8% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Asian, 10.6% Two or More Races, 5.39% Black or African American, 0.735% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.628% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Green River College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (18.6%), followed by White Male (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.48%). 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

65%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Green River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,435 students. The full-time enrollment at Green River College is 5,479 and the part-time enrollment is 2,956. This means that 65% of students enrolled at Green River College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Green River College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Green River College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,271
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,015
  3. Asian
    898

The enrolled student population at Green River College is 38.8% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Asian, 10.6% Two or More Races, 5.39% Black or African American, 0.735% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.628% 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 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 655 students (7.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 327 fewer women than men received degrees from Green River College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Green River College is white (1,271 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (310 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Green River College is General Computer Programming (59 degrees awarded), followed by Computer & Information Systems Security (55 degrees) and Entrepreneurial Studies (42 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Green River College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (173 degrees), and Construction (93 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 Green River College are Software developers (510,348 people), Other managers (128,959 people), Computer & information systems managers (105,153 people), Computer occupations, all other (97,134 people), and Computer programmers (93,510 people).

The most specialized majors at Green River College are Transportation (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (173 degrees), Construction (93 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (446 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (877 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 Green River College are Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Radiologic technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Green River College are Transportation (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (173 degrees), Construction (93 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (446 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (877 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 Green River College are Computer Systems Design (534,162 people), Elementary & secondary schools (157,311 people), Construction (119,692 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (103,746 people), and Insurance carriers (77,412 people).

The most specialized majors at Green River College are Transportation (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (173 degrees), Construction (93 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (446 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (877 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 Green River College.
Most Common
  1. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 42 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Green River College was General Computer Programming with 59 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,607
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,280
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,607 degrees were awarded to men at Green River College, which is 1.26 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,280).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 331 degrees were awarded to men at Green River College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.606 times less than the 546 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 546 degrees were awarded to women at Green River College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.65 times more than the 331 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (46.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Green River College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (46.9% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 7.8% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,271 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    310 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    307 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Green River College is white (1,271 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (310 degrees).

9.08% of degree recipients (262 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    732 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    539 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    170 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Green River College is white male (732 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (539 degrees).

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Operations

Green River College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.18M (16.9%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Green River College had a total salary expenditure of $106M. Green River College employs 168 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Green River College are Male Instructors (88), Female Instructors(80), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green River College are: Management, with 134 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.8M
2019 Endowment
9.86%
growth from 2018

Green River College has an endowment valued at about $18.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Green River College grew 9.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.95M higher than 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: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.49M - Federal
  2. $6.93M - State
  3. $14.9M - Local

As of 2019, Green River College received $1.49M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.93M from state grants and contracts, and $14.9M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$47.1M
2019 Salaries
7.39%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Green River College paid a median of $47.1M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($106M) and a 7.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.96% growth from 2017 and a 0.487% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.7M
Instructional Salaries
168
Number of Employees

In 2019, Green River College paid a total of $12.7M to 168 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
168 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
134 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Green River College were Instructor with 168 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green River College were Management with 134 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees; and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Green River College was Male Instructor with 88 employees, Female Instructor with 80 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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