North Lake College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,770
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$5,542
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
12.7%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
10,953
18.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
14.2%
80 Graduates

About

North Lake College is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Lake College were .

In 2017, 1,416 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Lake College. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (440 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (358 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Lake College is $1,770, which is $-5,644 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Lake College is $1,770, which is $-5,644 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,542.

In 2017, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,770
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at North Lake College was $1,770. The cost of tuition at North Lake College is $-5,644 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,542
2017 Value
12.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 North Lake College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,542. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of North Lake College grew by 12.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,747
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Lake College was of $9,747 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change 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

44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
9%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at North Lake College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.33% with respect to 2016, when 43% 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.
12.7%
2016 Default Rate
60
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at North Lake College was 12.7%, which represents 60 out of the 471 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

North Lake College has a total enrollment of 10,953 students. The full-time enrollment at North Lake College is 2,012 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,941. This means that 18.4% of students enrolled at North Lake College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Lake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.3% Hispanic or Latino, 19.3% White, 17.8% Asian, 16.7% Black or African American, 1.61% Two or More Races, 0.466% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.347% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at North Lake College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Male (23.5%), followed by Asian Female (16.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Lake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,953 students. The full-time enrollment at North Lake College is 2,012 and the part-time enrollment is 8,941. This means that 18.4% of students enrolled at North Lake College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 North Lake College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), North Lake College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,196
  2. White
    2,109
  3. Asian
    1,949

The enrolled student population at North Lake College is 38.3% Hispanic or Latino, 19.3% White, 17.8% Asian, 16.7% Black or African American, 1.61% Two or More Races, 0.466% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.347% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 489 students (4.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 8 fewer women than men received degrees from North Lake College. The majority of degree recipients at North Lake College are hispanic or latino (440 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (358 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Lake College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Lake College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (59 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (854 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 North Lake College are Software developers (433,686 people), Other managers (147,546 people), Computer occupations, all other (133,220 people), Computer programmers (118,568 people), and Computer & information systems managers (106,929 people).

The most specialized majors at North Lake College are Communication Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (59 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (854 degrees), Engineering Technologies (57 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (116 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 North Lake College are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at North Lake College are Communication Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (59 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (854 degrees), Engineering Technologies (57 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (116 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 North Lake College are Computer Systems Design (511,775 people), Elementary & secondary schools (165,125 people), Construction (128,259 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (112,050 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (85,437 people).

The most specialized majors at North Lake College are Communication Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (59 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (854 degrees), Engineering Technologies (57 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (116 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 North Lake College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Lake College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 712
  2. 704

In 2017, 712 degrees were awarded to men at North Lake College, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (704).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 372 degrees were awarded to men at North Lake College in General Studies, which is 0.772 times less than the 482 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 482 degrees were awarded to women at North Lake College in General Studies, which is 1.3 times more than the 372 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
14%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from North Lake College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (24.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Lake College is Male and Asian (24.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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, 3.75% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    440 degrees awarded
  2. White
    358 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    252 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Lake College is hispanic or latino (440 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (358 degrees).

6.14% of degree recipients (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    239 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    201 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    198 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Lake College is hispanic or latino female (239 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (201 degrees).

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Operations

North Lake College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.7k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, North Lake College had a total salary expenditure of $60.3M. North Lake College employs 115 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at North Lake College are Male No academic ranks (59), Female No academic ranks(56), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Lake College are: Management, with 72 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

North Lake College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of North Lake College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.26M - Federal
  2. $937k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, North Lake College received $1.26M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $937k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.3M
2017 Salaries
2.47%
growth from 2016

In 2017, North Lake College paid a median of $29.3M in salaries, which represents 48.6% of their overall expenditure ($60.3M) and a 2.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.62% decline from 2015 and a 4.95% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.76M
Instructional Salaries
115
Number of Employees

In 2017, North Lake College paid a total of $7.76M to 115 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.16M (26%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
115 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
72 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Lake College were No academic rank with 115 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Lake College were Management with 72 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Lake College was Male No academic rank with 59 employees, Female No academic rank with 56 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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