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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,536 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
40.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
205 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Wharton County Junior College is $768, which is $2,454 less than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $1,536, which is 200% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,400 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,482.

In 2016, 35% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Wharton County Junior College has a total enrollment of 7,072 students. The full-time enrollment at Wharton County Junior College is 2,862 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,210. This means that 40.5% of students enrolled at Wharton County Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wharton County Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39% Hispanic or Latino, 35.3% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 11.4% Asian, 1.5% Two or More Races, 0.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wharton County Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (7.9%), followed by White Male (7.75%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 46 more women than men graduated from Wharton County Junior College. The majority of students graduating from Wharton County Junior College are White. These 499 graduates mean that there were 1.29 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 387 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Wharton County Junior College is General Studies with 459 graduates, followed by Chemical Technology with 50 graduates and General Business with 40 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Wharton County Junior College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Science Technologies, with 66 graduates, followed by Precision Production with 54 graduates and Liberal Arts & Humanities with 459 graduates.


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Wharton County Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.61M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $231,109 (2.68%), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Wharton County Junior College had a total expenditure of $45.5M. Of that $45.5M, they spent $21.7M on salaries and $7.08M on benefits.

Wharton County Junior College employs 171 No academic ranks, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Wharton County Junior College are Female No academic ranks (105), Male No academic ranks (66), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wharton County Junior College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Management, with 34 employees, and Service with 31 employees.



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