Stark State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,796
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$6,357
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
21.8%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
11,613
27.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
15.1%
158 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 2,027 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stark State College. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,568 degrees), 9.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (169 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stark State College is $2,796, which is $-4,618 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stark State College is $2,796, which is $-4,618 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,357.

In 2017, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 28% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,796
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Stark State College was $2,796. The cost of tuition at Stark State College is $-4,618 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,357
2017 Value
3.49%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Stark State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,357. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Stark State College grew by 3.49%.

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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

$5,252
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stark State College was of $5,252 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 1.59% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
28%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Stark State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.6% with respect to 2016, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Stark State 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.
21.8%
2016 Default Rate
762
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Stark State College was 21.8%, which represents 762 out of the 3491 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

Stark State College has a total enrollment of 11,613 students. The full-time enrollment at Stark State College is 3,230 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,383. This means that 27.8% of students enrolled at Stark State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stark State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.4% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 3.53% Two or More Races, 2.1% Asian, 1.72% Hispanic or Latino, 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stark State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Black or African American Female (7.15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stark State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,613 students. The full-time enrollment at Stark State College is 3,230 and the part-time enrollment is 8,383. This means that 27.8% of students enrolled at Stark State College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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 Stark State College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Stark State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,290
  2. Black or African American
    1,316
  3. Two or More Races
    410

The enrolled student population at Stark State College is 71.4% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 3.53% Two or More Races, 2.1% Asian, 1.72% Hispanic or Latino, 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.103% 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, 1,098 students (9.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 169 more women than men received degrees from Stark State College. The majority of degree recipients at Stark State College are white (1,568 degrees awarded). There were 9.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (169 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Stark State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (394 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (180 degrees), and Science Technologies (8 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 Stark State College are Software developers (429,680 people), Computer occupations, all other (128,053 people), Other managers (123,398 people), Computer programmers (115,467 people), and Computer & information systems managers (103,302 people).

The most specialized majors at Stark State College are Engineering Technologies (394 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (180 degrees), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Transportation (36 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (142 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 Stark State College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Stark State College are Engineering Technologies (394 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (180 degrees), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Transportation (36 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (142 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 Stark State College are Computer Systems Design (495,873 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (85,059 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (76,053 people), Banking & related activities (70,630 people), and Insurance carriers (69,775 people).

The most specialized majors at Stark State College are Engineering Technologies (394 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (180 degrees), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Transportation (36 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (142 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 Stark State 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 Stark State College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 929
  2. 1,098

In 2017, 929 degrees were awarded to men at Stark State College, which is 0.846 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,098).

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

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 163 degrees were awarded to men at Stark State College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 10.9 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 121 degrees were awarded to women at Stark State College in General Studies, which is 2.47 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
10%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 3% of students graduating from Stark State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 10% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (58.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stark State College is Male and Asian (58.3% 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, 8.86% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,568 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    169 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    164 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stark State College is white (1,568 degrees awarded). There were 9.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (169 degrees).

8.34% of degree recipients (169 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    859 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    709 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stark State College is white female (859 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (709 degrees).

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Operations

Stark State College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.28M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $32.7k (0.521%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Stark State College had a total salary expenditure of $79.7M. Stark State College employs 68 Assistant professors, 64 Instructors, and 47 Associate professors. Most academics at Stark State College are Female Assistant professors (41), Female Instructors(36), and Male Instructors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stark State College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.28M
2017 Endowment
18.3%
growth from 2016

Stark State College has an endowment valued at about $6.28M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Stark State College grew 18.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.62M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Stark State 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.77M - Federal
  2. $1.41M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Stark State College received $1.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.41M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.8M
2017 Salaries
4.19%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Stark State College paid a median of $34.8M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($79.7M) and a 4.19% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.86% decline from 2015 and a 4.52% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$11.8M
Instructional Salaries
184
Number of Employees

In 2017, Stark State College paid a total of $11.8M to 184 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
68 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stark State College were Assistant professor with 68 employees; Instructor with 64 employees; and Instructor with 47 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stark State College were Business and Financial Operations with 53 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stark State College was Female Assistant professor with 41 employees, Female Instructor with 36 employees, and Male Instructor with 28 employees.

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

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