Saddleback College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,288

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,611

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

19,783

29.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37.6%

490 Graduates

About

Saddleback College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saddleback College were .

In 2017, 4,159 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saddleback College. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,405 degrees), 2.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (960 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saddleback College is $1,288, which is $-6,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saddleback College is $1,288, which is $-6,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,611.

In 2017, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,288

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saddleback College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Saddleback College is $-6,126 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$9,611

2017 Value

5.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saddleback College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,611. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saddleback College grew by 5.1%.

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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

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,792

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saddleback College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,792. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.63% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

2%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Saddleback College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 42% 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.

12.2%

2016 Default Rate

36

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saddleback College was 12.2%, which represents 36 out of the 296 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

Saddleback College has a total enrollment of 19,783 students. The full-time enrollment at Saddleback College is 5,831 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,952. This means that 29.5% of students enrolled at Saddleback College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saddleback College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.3% White, 26.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.71% Asian, 5.64% Two or More Races, 2.02% Black or African American, 0.238% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saddleback College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.5%), followed by White Female (25.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saddleback College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,783 students. The full-time enrollment at Saddleback College is 5,831 and the part-time enrollment is 13,952. This means that 29.5% of students enrolled at Saddleback College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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 Saddleback College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Saddleback College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,356

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5,220

  3. Asian

    1,921

The enrolled student population at Saddleback College is 52.3% White, 26.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.71% Asian, 5.64% Two or More Races, 2.02% Black or African American, 0.238% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.187% 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, 179 students (0.905%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 787 more women than men received degrees from Saddleback College. The majority of degree recipients at Saddleback College are white (2,405 degrees awarded). There were 2.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (960 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saddleback College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,838 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (141 degrees), and Communications (184 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 Saddleback College are Elementary & middle school teachers (245,686 people), Other managers (197,185 people), Postsecondary teachers (139,015 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (83,791 people), and Physicians (81,649 people).

The most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,838 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (141 degrees), Communications (184 degrees), Physical Sciences (75 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (44 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 Saddleback College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,838 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (141 degrees), Communications (184 degrees), Physical Sciences (75 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (44 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 Saddleback College are Elementary & secondary schools (438,707 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,302 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (168,785 people), Computer Systems Design (151,059 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (102,498 people).

The most specialized majors at Saddleback College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,838 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (141 degrees), Communications (184 degrees), Physical Sciences (75 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (44 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 Saddleback 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 Saddleback College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,686

  2. 2,473

In 2017, 1,686 degrees were awarded to men at Saddleback College, which is 0.682 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,473).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 797 degrees were awarded to men at Saddleback College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.799 times less than the 998 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 998 degrees were awarded to women at Saddleback College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.25 times more than the 797 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from Saddleback College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 (61%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saddleback College is Female and Asian (61% 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, 0.816% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,405 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    960 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    375 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saddleback College is white (2,405 degrees awarded). There were 2.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (960 degrees).

1.11% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,428 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    977 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    605 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saddleback College is white female (1,428 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (977 degrees).

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Operations

Saddleback College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.02M (28.1%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Saddleback College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Saddleback College employs 247 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Saddleback College are Female Instructors (147), Male Instructors(100), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saddleback College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 168 employees, Service, with 67 employees, and Management with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.64M

2017 Endowment

12.4%

growth from 2016

Saddleback College has an endowment valued at about $3.64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saddleback College grew 12.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.1k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Saddleback College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.82M - Federal

  2. $18.7M - State

  3. $1.11M - Local

As of 2017, Saddleback College received $1.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $18.7M from state grants and contracts, and $1.11M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$84.5M

2017 Salaries

6.66%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Saddleback College paid a median of $84.5M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.2% growth from 2015 and a 5.83% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$25.4M

Instructional Salaries

247

Number of Employees

In 2017, Saddleback College paid a total of $25.4M to 247 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

247 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

168 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saddleback College were Instructor with 247 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saddleback College were Office and Administrative Support with 168 employees; Service with 67 employees; and Management with 59 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 Saddleback College was Female Instructor with 147 employees, Male Instructor with 100 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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