Orion College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,180

11.1% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,650

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

136

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

47.4%

65 Graduates

About

Orion College is a higher education institution located in Broward County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Orion College were .

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Orion College. 95.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 4.17% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (46 degrees), 1.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Orion College is $12,180, which is $-1,820 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Orion College is $12,180, which is $-1,820 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,650.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 96% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,180

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Orion College was $12,180. The cost of tuition at Orion College is $-1,820 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$18,650

2017 Value

0.406%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Orion College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,650. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Orion College grew by 0.406%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,820

Room and Board

$1,807

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Orion College was of $8,820 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,807. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.52% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Orion College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.1% with respect to 2016, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Orion College has a total enrollment of 136 students. The full-time enrollment at Orion College is 136 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Orion College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Orion College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% Black or African American, 41.2% White, 8.82% Hispanic or Latino, 1.47% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.735% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Orion College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (44.9%), followed by White Female (40.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Orion College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 136 students. The full-time enrollment at Orion College is 136 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Orion College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

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 Orion College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Orion College 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

    61

  2. White

    56

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12

The enrolled student population at Orion College is 44.9% Black or African American, 41.2% White, 8.82% Hispanic or Latino, 1.47% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.735% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 88 more women than men received degrees from Orion College. The majority of degree recipients at Orion College are white (46 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Orion College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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 Orion College are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Orion College are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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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 Orion College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Orion College are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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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 Orion College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at Orion College are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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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 Orion 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 Orion College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4

  2. 92

In 2017, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Orion College, which is 0.0435 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (92).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Orion College in Registered Nursing, which is 1 times approximately the same the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Orion College in Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services, which is 62 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

55%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 42% of students graduating from Orion College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 (52.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Orion College is Female and White (52.7% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 1.54% 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

    46 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Orion College is white (46 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

4.17% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    44 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Orion College is white female (44 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (40 degrees).

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Operations

Orion 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 $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Orion College had a total salary expenditure of $2.93M. Orion College employs 1 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Orion College are Female Instructors (1), Male Instructors(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orion College are: Management, with 7 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 2 employees, and Sales and related with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Orion College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Orion College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Orion College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.11M

2017 Salaries

53.4%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Orion College paid a median of $1.11M in salaries, which represents 37.9% of their overall expenditure ($2.93M) and a 53.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 56.3% decline from 2015 and a 17.5% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$45k

Instructional Salaries

1

Number of Employees

In 2017, Orion College paid a total of $45k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.05% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

1 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Orion College were Instructor with 1 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orion College were Management with 7 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees; and Sales and related with 0 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Orion College was Female Instructor with 1 employees, Male Instructor with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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