Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,280

0% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

19.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

93.7%

239 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

650

46.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

20.4%

10 Graduates

About

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus were .

In 2017, 191 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus. 91.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.38% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (67 degrees), 1.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is $17,280, which is $9,866 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is $17,280, which is $9,866 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

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

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,280

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was $17,280. The cost of tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is $9,866 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$N/A

N/A Value

In N/A Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus grew by N/A.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$1,465

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was of $8,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,465. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.48% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.

19.4%

2016 Default Rate

194

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was 19.4%, which represents 194 out of the 999 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

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus received 239 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 56.1% annual decline. Out of those 239 applicants, 224 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.7% acceptance rate.

There were 650 students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 67.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

224

Accepted Out of 239

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was 93.7% (224 admissions from 239 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -56.1%, while admissions declined by -47.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus has a total enrollment of 650 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is 302 students and the part-time enrollment is 348. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.2% Black or African American, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% White, 2% Asian, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.154% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (46.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (24.5%) and White Female (14.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 650 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is 302 and the part-time enrollment is 348. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

37%

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 Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was 37%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    326

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    173

  3. White

    109

The enrolled student population at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is 50.2% Black or African American, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% White, 2% Asian, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.154% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 159 more women than men received degrees from Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are black or african american (67 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (11 degrees awarded), Health (153 degrees), and Protective Services (16 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 Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Registered nurses (1,381,249 people), Accountants & auditors (1,099,294 people), Other managers (657,835 people), Financial managers (424,929 people), and Chief executives & legislators (319,710 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Legal (11 degrees awarded), Health (153 degrees), Protective Services (16 degrees), and Business (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Legal (11 degrees awarded), Health (153 degrees), Protective Services (16 degrees), and Business (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,709,244 people), Elementary & secondary schools (671,395 people), Banking & related activities (490,824 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (462,704 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (438,089 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Legal (11 degrees awarded), Health (153 degrees), Protective Services (16 degrees), and Business (11 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 Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus.

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 Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 16

  2. 175

In 2017, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, which is 0.0914 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (175).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 0.455 times less than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 11 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 (36.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is Female and Hispanic or Latino (36.4% 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. Black or African American

    67 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    62 degrees awarded

  3. White

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is black or african american (67 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

1.57% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    59 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    56 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is black or african american female (59 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (56 degrees).

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