Northwest Vista College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,970
15.1% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,352
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
18,010
26.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
29.9%
391 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 3,078 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest Vista College. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,930 degrees), 2.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (736 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Vista College is $2,970, which is $-4,854 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Vista College is $2,970, which is $-4,854 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,352.

In 2019, 36% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,970
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Northwest Vista College was $2,970. The cost of tuition at Northwest Vista College is $-4,854 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,352
2019 Value
17.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Northwest Vista College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,352. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Northwest Vista College grew by 17.2%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,605
Room and Board
$1,491
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest Vista College was of $8,605 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,491. The cost of room and board increased by 0.738% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

36%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

36% of undergraduate students at Northwest Vista College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Northwest Vista 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.
10.8%
2017 Default Rate
93
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest Vista College was 10.8%, which represents 93 out of the 863 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 Vista College has a total enrollment of 18,010 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Vista College is 4,735 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,275. This means that 26.3% of students enrolled at Northwest Vista College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest Vista College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.8% Hispanic or Latino, 21.9% White, 5.99% Black or African American, 4.1% Two or More Races, 3.36% Asian, 0.161% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.144% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwest Vista College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (37.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (29.9%) and White Female (9.78%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest Vista College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,010 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Vista College is 4,735 and the part-time enrollment is 13,275. This means that 26.3% of students enrolled at Northwest Vista College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2019 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 Vista College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Northwest Vista 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
    11,315
  2. White
    3,938
  3. Black or African American
    1,079

The enrolled student population at Northwest Vista College is 62.8% Hispanic or Latino, 21.9% White, 5.99% Black or African American, 4.1% Two or More Races, 3.36% Asian, 0.161% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.144% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 248 students (1.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 342 more women than men received degrees from Northwest Vista College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwest Vista College is hispanic or latino (1,930 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (736 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest Vista College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,187 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (130 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 Vista College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,543,391 people), Software developers (543,345 people), Secondary school teachers (524,908 people), Education administrators (274,557 people), and Other managers (251,545 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Vista College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,187 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (130 degrees), Education (170 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (47 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 Vista College are Dentists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Northwest Vista College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,187 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (130 degrees), Education (170 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (47 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 Vista College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,892,282 people), Computer Systems Design (624,333 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (396,278 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (179,922 people), and Insurance carriers (135,784 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Vista College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,187 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (130 degrees), Education (170 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (47 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 Vista 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 Vista College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,368
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,710
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,368 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Vista College, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,710).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 726 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Vista College in General Studies, which is 0.712 times less than the 1020 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1020 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest Vista College in General Studies, which is 1.4 times more than the 726 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 13% of students graduating from Northwest Vista College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (56.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwest Vista College is Female and Asian (56.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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. Hispanic or Latino
    1,930 degrees awarded
  2. White
    736 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    220 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest Vista College is hispanic or latino (1,930 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (736 degrees).

0.325% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,129 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    801 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    375 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwest Vista College is hispanic or latino female (1,129 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (801 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest Vista College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.9k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Northwest Vista College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Northwest Vista College employs 63 Instructors, 43 Assistant professors, and 40 Professors. Most academics at Northwest Vista College are Female Instructors (32), Male Instructors(31), and Male Professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Vista College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 112 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Northwest Vista College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest Vista 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 Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.34M - Federal
  2. $65.4k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Northwest Vista College received $1.34M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $65.4k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.6M
2019 Salaries
2.3%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Northwest Vista College paid a median of $32.6M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.45% growth from 2017 and a 9.13% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.8M
Instructional Salaries
174
Number of Employees

In 2019, Northwest Vista College paid a total of $10.8M to 174 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
112 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest Vista College were Instructor with 63 employees; Assistant professor with 43 employees; and Assistant professor with 40 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Vista College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 112 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest Vista College was Female Instructor with 32 employees, Male Instructor with 31 employees, and Male Professor with 23 employees.

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

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