Northwest State Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,776
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$8,724
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
13%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
3,620
19.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
27.3%
45 Graduates

About

Northwest State Community College is a higher education institution located in Henry County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwest State Community College were .

In 2017, 338 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest State Community College. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (286 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest State Community College is $3,776, which is $-3,638 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest State Community College is $3,776, which is $-3,638 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,724.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,776
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northwest State Community College was $3,776. The cost of tuition at Northwest State Community College is $-3,638 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,724
2017 Value
8.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Northwest State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,724. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Northwest State Community College grew by 8.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,380
Room and Board
$1,180
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest State Community College was of $6,380 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,180. The cost of room and board increased by 1.27% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 9.23% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Northwest State Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Northwest State Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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%
2016 Default Rate
87
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest State Community College was 13%, which represents 87 out of the 667 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

Northwest State Community College has a total enrollment of 3,620 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest State Community College is 690 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,930. This means that 19.1% of students enrolled at Northwest State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.7% White, 5.72% Hispanic or Latino, 1.96% Black or African American, 0.801% Two or More Races, 0.387% Asian, 0.359% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0276% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwest State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.2%), followed by White Male (31.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,620 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest State Community College is 690 and the part-time enrollment is 2,930. This means that 19.1% of students enrolled at Northwest State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Northwest State Community College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Northwest State Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,268
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    207
  3. Black or African American
    71

The enrolled student population at Northwest State Community College is 62.7% White, 5.72% Hispanic or Latino, 1.96% Black or African American, 0.801% Two or More Races, 0.387% Asian, 0.359% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0276% 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, 1,003 students (27.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 54 more women than men received degrees from Northwest State Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Northwest State Community College are white (286 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwest State Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (55 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), and Precision Production (9 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 Northwest State Community College are Social workers, all other (153,893 people), Other managers (64,615 people), Construction managers (39,447 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (31,031 people), and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (28,758 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Engineering Technologies (55 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), Precision Production (9 degrees), Transportation (5 degrees), and Construction (4 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 Northwest State Community College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Marketing managers, Medical & health services managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Engineering Technologies (55 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), Precision Production (9 degrees), Transportation (5 degrees), and Construction (4 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 Northwest State Community College are Construction (97,287 people), Individual & family services (85,557 people), Elementary & secondary schools (85,456 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (58,791 people), and Computer Systems Design (50,626 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Engineering Technologies (55 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), Precision Production (9 degrees), Transportation (5 degrees), and Construction (4 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 Northwest State Community 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 Northwest State Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 142
  2. 196

In 2017, 142 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest State Community College, which is 0.724 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (196).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Northwest State Community College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest State Community College in Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology, which is 10 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 41 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest State Community College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 20.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Northwest State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwest State Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (33.3% 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, 2.22% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    286 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest State Community College is white (286 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

2.96% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    164 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    122 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwest State Community College is white female (164 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (122 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $998k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $37.8k (3.79%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Northwest State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $28.9M. Northwest State Community College employs 35 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Northwest State Community College are Female No academic ranks (20), Male No academic ranks(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 22 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Service with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$998k
2017 Endowment
6.88%
growth from 2016

Northwest State Community College has an endowment valued at about $998k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest State Community College grew 6.88% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.66M 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. $1.46M - Federal
  2. $940k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Northwest State Community College received $1.46M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $940k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.1M
2017 Salaries
0.868%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Northwest State Community College paid a median of $10.1M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($28.9M) and a 0.868% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.36% growth from 2015 and a 0.808% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.1M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2017, Northwest State Community College paid a total of $2.1M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.8% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest State Community College were No academic rank with 35 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest State Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees; Management with 19 employees; and Service with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest State Community College was Female No academic rank with 20 employees, Male No academic rank with 15 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Northwest State Community College.

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