Jackson College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,231
2.01% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,153
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.4%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,140
30.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
16.7%
1 Graduates

About

Jackson College is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Jackson College were Manufacturing Engineering Technology (5 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 666 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jackson College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (499 degrees), 7.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $5,231, which is $−6,598 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $5,231, which is $−6,598 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,153.

In 2020, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,231
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Jackson College was $5,231. The cost of tuition at Jackson College is $−6,598 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$11,153
2020 Value
23.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Jackson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,153. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Jackson College grew by 23.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,900
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jackson College was of $9,900 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 19.9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.86% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Jackson College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 32.7% with respect to 2019, when 55% 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.
13.4%
2018 Default Rate
180
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Jackson College was 13.4%, which represents 180 out of the 1340 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

Jackson College has a total enrollment of 4,140 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 1,271 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,869. This means that 30.7% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 6.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.37% Two or More Races, 1.09% Asian, 0.386% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0966% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jackson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.8%), followed by White Male (22%) and Black or African American Female (9.99%). 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

30.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,140 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 1,271 and the part-time enrollment is 2,869. This means that 30.7% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
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 Jackson College was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Jackson College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,823
  2. Black or African American
    434
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    252

The enrolled student population at Jackson College is 68.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 6.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.37% Two or More Races, 1.09% Asian, 0.386% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0966% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 380 students (9.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 206 more women than men received degrees from Jackson College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jackson College is white (499 degrees awarded). There were 7.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jackson College is Manufacturing Engineering Technology (5 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Jackson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (23 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 Jackson College are Registered nurses (1,399,522 people), Other managers (197,678 people), Physicians (169,634 people), Medical & health services managers (162,099 people), and Pharmacists (147,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 Jackson College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 Jackson College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,549,791 people), Elementary & secondary schools (406,589 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (374,329 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,296 people), and Offices of physicians (255,766 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 Jackson College.
Most Common
  1. 5 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jackson College was Manufacturing Engineering Technology with 5 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

230
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
436
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 230 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College, which is 0.528 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (436).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College in General Studies, which is 0.784 times less than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 83 degrees were awarded to women at Jackson College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.77 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jackson College is Male and White (20% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 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
    499 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jackson College is white (499 degrees awarded). There were 7.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

9.46% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    323 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    176 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jackson College is white female (323 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (176 degrees).

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Operations

Jackson College has an endowment valued at nearly $11M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $216k (1.95%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Jackson College had a total salary expenditure of $48.9M. Jackson College employs 25 Professors, 13 Instructors, and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Jackson College are Male Professors (13), Female Professors(12), and Female Associate professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College are: Management, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11M
2020 Endowment
0.0374%
decline from 2019

Jackson College has an endowment valued at about $11M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Jackson College declined 0.0374% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $475k lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.81M - Federal
  2. $324k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Jackson College received $2.81M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $324k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.1M
2020 Salaries
3.93%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Jackson College paid a median of $21.1M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($48.9M) and a 3.93% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.48% decline from 2018 and a 3.53% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.27M
Instructional Salaries
66
Number of Employees

In 2020, Jackson College paid a total of $5.27M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jackson College were Professor with 25 employees; Instructor with 13 employees; and Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College were Management with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jackson College was Male Professor with 13 employees, Female Professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Jackson College.

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