Northland Pioneer College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,728

2.86% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,229

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

3,021

20.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

15.3%

11 Graduates

About

Northland Pioneer College is a higher education institution located in Navajo County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northland Pioneer College were .

In 2017, 1,051 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northland Pioneer College. 37.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 62.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (575 degrees), 2.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (282 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northland Pioneer College is $1,728, which is $-5,686 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northland Pioneer College is $1,728, which is $-5,686 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,229.

In 2017, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,728

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northland Pioneer College was $1,728. The cost of tuition at Northland Pioneer College is $-5,686 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,229

2017 Value

32%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Northland Pioneer College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,229. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Northland Pioneer College grew by 32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,076

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northland Pioneer College was of $8,076 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. 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

31%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Northland Pioneer College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.9% with respect to 2016, when 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Northland Pioneer College has a total enrollment of 3,021 students. The full-time enrollment at Northland Pioneer College is 616 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,405. This means that 20.4% of students enrolled at Northland Pioneer College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northland Pioneer College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% White, 36.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Two or More Races, 0.927% Black or African American, 0.662% Asian, and 0.166% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northland Pioneer College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (26.3%), followed by White Female (23.1%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (18.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northland Pioneer College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,021 students. The full-time enrollment at Northland Pioneer College is 616 and the part-time enrollment is 2,405. This means that 20.4% of students enrolled at Northland Pioneer College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

31%

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 Northland Pioneer College was 31%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Northland Pioneer College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,299

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    1,102

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    374

The enrolled student population at Northland Pioneer College is 43% White, 36.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Two or More Races, 0.927% Black or African American, 0.662% Asian, and 0.166% 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 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, 113 students (3.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 259 fewer women than men received degrees from Northland Pioneer College. The majority of degree recipients at Northland Pioneer College are white (575 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (282 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northland Pioneer College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (484 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (74 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 Northland Pioneer College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,796,685 people), Secondary school teachers (285,177 people), Education administrators (229,154 people), Special education teachers (110,471 people), and Other managers (98,852 people).

The most specialized majors at Northland Pioneer College are Precision Production (484 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (74 degrees), Engineering Technologies (47 degrees), and Education (70 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 Northland Pioneer College are Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Northland Pioneer College are Precision Production (484 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (74 degrees), Engineering Technologies (47 degrees), and Education (70 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 Northland Pioneer College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,591,429 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (185,158 people), Construction (132,372 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (91,303 people), and Child day care services (88,257 people).

The most specialized majors at Northland Pioneer College are Precision Production (484 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (74 degrees), Engineering Technologies (47 degrees), and Education (70 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 Northland Pioneer College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northland Pioneer College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 655

  2. 396

In 2017, 655 degrees were awarded to men at Northland Pioneer College, which is 1.65 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (396).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 398 degrees were awarded to men at Northland Pioneer College in Welding Technology, which is 4.63 times more than the 86 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 86 degrees were awarded to women at Northland Pioneer College in Welding Technology, which is 0.216 times less than the 398 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 2% of students graduating from Northland Pioneer College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 11% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northland Pioneer College is Female and White (25% 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, 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

    575 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    282 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northland Pioneer College is white (575 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (282 degrees).

2.28% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    381 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    194 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female

    142 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northland Pioneer College is white male (381 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (194 degrees).

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Operations

Northland Pioneer College has an endowment valued at nearly $12.4k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $280k (2.26k%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Northland Pioneer College had a total salary expenditure of $28.2M. Northland Pioneer College employs 74 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Northland Pioneer College are Male Instructors (38), Female Instructors(36), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northland Pioneer College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.4k

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Northland Pioneer College has an endowment valued at about $12.4k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Northland Pioneer College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.65M lower than 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 Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $1.06M - State

  3. $1.75M - Local

As of 2017, Northland Pioneer College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.06M from state grants and contracts, and $1.75M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.4M

2017 Salaries

1.63%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Northland Pioneer College paid a median of $13.4M in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($28.2M) and a 1.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.45% decline from 2015 and a 4.73% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.27M

Instructional Salaries

74

Number of Employees

In 2017, Northland Pioneer College paid a total of $4.27M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

74 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northland Pioneer College were Instructor with 74 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northland Pioneer College were Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northland Pioneer College was Male Instructor with 38 employees, Female Instructor with 36 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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