Marlboro College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$39,481

1.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,048

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.62%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

96.7%

121 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

185

96.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

51.6%

32 Graduates

About

Marlboro College is a higher education institution located in Windham County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Marlboro College were General Visual & Performing Arts (7 degrees awarded), Environmental Studies (5 degrees), and Photography (5 degrees).

In 2017, 53 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marlboro College. 52.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (47 degrees), 9.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marlboro College is $39,481, which is $14,287 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marlboro College is $39,481, which is $14,287 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,048.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,481

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Marlboro College was $39,481. The cost of tuition at Marlboro College is $14,287 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$21,048

2017 Value

22.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Marlboro College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,048. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Marlboro College grew by 22.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,856

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marlboro College was of $9,856 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 1.09% 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

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Marlboro College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 93% 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.

5.62%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Marlboro College was 5.62%, which represents 5 out of the 89 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

Marlboro College received 121 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 47.6% annual decline. Out of those 121 applicants, 117 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.7% acceptance rate.

There were 185 students enrolled at Marlboro College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marlboro College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

117

Accepted Out of 121

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marlboro College was 96.7% (117 admissions from 121 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 66.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -47.6%, while admissions declined by -23.5%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Marlboro College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marlboro College has a total enrollment of 185 students. The full-time enrollment at Marlboro College is 178 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Marlboro College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marlboro College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.1% White, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.78% Black or African American, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 0.541% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marlboro College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.9%), followed by White Male (36.5%) and Black or African American Female (2.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marlboro College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 185 students. The full-time enrollment at Marlboro College is 178 and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Marlboro College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

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 Marlboro College was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Marlboro College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    139

  2. Two or More Races

    8

  3. Black or African American

    7

The enrolled student population at Marlboro College is 75.1% White, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.78% Black or African American, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 0.541% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 20 students (10.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 3 more women than men received degrees from Marlboro College. The majority of degree recipients at Marlboro College are white (47 degrees awarded). There were 9.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marlboro College is General Visual & Performing Arts (7 degrees awarded), followed by Environmental Studies (5 degrees) and Photography (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Marlboro College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (19 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 Marlboro College are Elementary & middle school teachers (271,715 people), Postsecondary teachers (174,126 people), Other managers (162,884 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (123,917 people), and Graphic designers (93,654 people).

The most specialized majors at Marlboro College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (19 degrees), English (7 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (3 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 Marlboro College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Marlboro College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (19 degrees), English (7 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (3 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 Marlboro College are Elementary & secondary schools (485,395 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (323,876 people), Computer Systems Design (135,273 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (122,916 people), and Legal services (118,032 people).

The most specialized majors at Marlboro College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (19 degrees), English (7 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (3 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 7 degrees awarded

  2. 5 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marlboro College was General Visual & Performing Arts with 7 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 25

  2. 28

In 2017, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Marlboro College, which is 0.893 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (28).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Marlboro College in General Visual & Performing Arts, which is 2.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 4 degrees were awarded to women at Marlboro College in General Writing, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Marlboro College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Marlboro College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 25% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    47 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marlboro College is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 9.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

9.43% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    28 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Male

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marlboro College is white female (28 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (19 degrees).

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Operations

Marlboro College has an endowment valued at nearly $37.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.92M (13.2%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Marlboro College had a total salary expenditure of $14.2M. Marlboro College employs 25 Professors, 6 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Marlboro College are Female Professors (13), Male Professors(12), and Male No academic ranks (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marlboro College are: Management, with 28 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 10 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37.3M

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Marlboro College has an endowment valued at about $37.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Marlboro College grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $225k higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $74.4k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Marlboro College received $74.4k 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

$6.23M

2017 Salaries

0.336%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Marlboro College paid a median of $6.23M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($14.2M) and a 0.336% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.8% decline from 2015 and a 1.06% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.75M

Instructional Salaries

31

Number of Employees

In 2017, Marlboro College paid a total of $1.75M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

25 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

28 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marlboro College were Professor with 25 employees; No academic rank with 6 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marlboro College were Management with 28 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marlboro College was Female Professor with 13 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Male No academic rank with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Marlboro College.

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