Jefferson College of Health Sciences

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,400

2.83% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$29,398

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.75%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

39.2%

510 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,151

74.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

41.4%

24 Graduates

About

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a higher education institution located in Roanoke city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Jefferson College of Health Sciences were Registered Nursing (92 degrees awarded), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (31 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (19 degrees).

In 2017, 367 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jefferson College of Health Sciences. 81.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (300 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is $25,400, which is $11,400 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is $25,400, which is $11,400 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,398.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Jefferson College of Health Sciences was $25,400. The cost of tuition at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is $11,400 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$29,398

2017 Value

22.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Jefferson College of Health Sciences had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,398. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Jefferson College of Health Sciences grew by 22.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,929

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jefferson College of Health Sciences was of $8,929 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 15.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Jefferson College of Health Sciences received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.

2.75%

2016 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Jefferson College of Health Sciences was 2.75%, which represents 11 out of the 400 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

Jefferson College of Health Sciences received 510 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 510 applicants, 200 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,151 students enrolled at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in 2017, and 96% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences has an overall enrollment yield of 31%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

200

Accepted Out of 510

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Jefferson College of Health Sciences was 39.2% (200 admissions from 510 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2017, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

96%

Submission Percentage

60

Scores Submitted

96% of enrolled first-time students at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Jefferson College of Health Sciences has a total enrollment of 1,151 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is 861 students and the part-time enrollment is 290. This means that 74.8% of students enrolled at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.7% White, 8.69% Black or African American, 3.48% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 2.43% Asian, 0.0869% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0869% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (61%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (7.72%) and Black or African American Female (5.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,151 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is 861 and the part-time enrollment is 290. This means that 74.8% of students enrolled at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Jefferson College of Health Sciences had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    814

  2. Black or African American

    100

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    40

The enrolled student population at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is 70.7% White, 8.69% Black or African American, 3.48% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 2.43% Asian, 0.0869% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0869% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 229 more women than men received degrees from Jefferson College of Health Sciences. The majority of degree recipients at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are white (300 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is Registered Nursing (92 degrees awarded), followed by Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (31 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (356 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), and Psychology (3 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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences are Registered nurses (1,414,520 people), Physicians (527,645 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (288,018 people), Other managers (232,611 people), and Postsecondary teachers (219,701 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are Health (356 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Psychology (3 degrees), and Biology (2 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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are Health (356 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Psychology (3 degrees), and Biology (2 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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,035,269 people), Elementary & secondary schools (710,232 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (535,562 people), Outpatient care centers (410,127 people), and Offices of physicians (401,994 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are Health (356 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (6 degrees), Psychology (3 degrees), and Biology (2 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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jefferson College of Health Sciences was Registered Nursing with 92 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 69

  2. 298

In 2017, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, which is 0.232 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (298).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Registered Nursing, which is 0.136 times less than the 81 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 81 degrees were awarded to women at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Registered Nursing, which is 7.36 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 38% of students graduating from Jefferson College of Health Sciences completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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

    300 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is white (300 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

1.09% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    239 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is white female (239 degrees awarded). There were 3.92 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (61 degrees).

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Operations

Jefferson College of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $3.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.47M (113%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences had a total salary expenditure of $26.3M. Jefferson College of Health Sciences employs 54 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 9 Instructors. Most academics at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are Female Assistant professors (41), Male Assistant professors(13), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are: Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.08M

2017 Endowment

11.4%

growth from 2016

Jefferson College of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at about $3.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Jefferson College of Health Sciences grew 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.02M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.2M - Federal

  2. $1.78M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences received $1.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.78M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.3M

2017 Salaries

10.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences paid a median of $13.3M in salaries, which represents 50.5% of their overall expenditure ($26.3M) and a 10.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.38% growth from 2015 and a 8.68% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.86M

Instructional Salaries

80

Number of Employees

In 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences paid a total of $5.86M to 80 employees working as instructors, which represents 44% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

54 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jefferson College of Health Sciences were Assistant professor with 54 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson College of Health Sciences were Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; Management with 11 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jefferson College of Health Sciences was Female Assistant professor with 41 employees, Male Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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