Cabrillo College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,103
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.94%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
9,792
32.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
30%
272 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 2,169 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cabrillo College. 60.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,047 degrees), 1.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (889 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cabrillo College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cabrillo College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,103.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Cabrillo College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Cabrillo College is $−6,876 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$16,103
2020 Value
30.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Cabrillo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,103. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Cabrillo College grew by 30.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$20,079
Room and Board
$1,746
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cabrillo College was of $20,079 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,746. The cost of room and board increased by 45.7% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
1%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Cabrillo College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6% with respect to 2019, when 50% 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.
8.94%
2018 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Cabrillo College was 8.94%, which represents 21 out of the 235 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

Cabrillo College has a total enrollment of 9,792 students. The full-time enrollment at Cabrillo College is 3,201 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,591. This means that 32.7% of students enrolled at Cabrillo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cabrillo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47% Hispanic or Latino, 41.4% White, 5.38% Two or More Races, 2.89% Asian, 0.868% Black or African American, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.163% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cabrillo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (31%), followed by White Female (20.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (20.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cabrillo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,792 students. The full-time enrollment at Cabrillo College is 3,201 and the part-time enrollment is 6,591. This means that 32.7% of students enrolled at Cabrillo College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 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 Cabrillo College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Cabrillo College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,601
  2. White
    4,055
  3. Two or More Races
    527

The enrolled student population at Cabrillo College is 47% Hispanic or Latino, 41.4% White, 5.38% Two or More Races, 2.89% Asian, 0.868% Black or African American, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.163% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 139 students (1.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 473 more women than men received degrees from Cabrillo College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Cabrillo College is hispanic or latino (1,047 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (889 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cabrillo College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (140 degrees awarded), Construction (68 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (123 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 Cabrillo College are Other managers (97,368 people), Postsecondary teachers (88,353 people), Physicians (75,604 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (75,416 people), and Other Physical Scientists (61,352 people).

The most specialized majors at Cabrillo College are Human Sciences (140 degrees awarded), Construction (68 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (123 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Physical Sciences (50 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 Cabrillo College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Cabrillo College are Human Sciences (140 degrees awarded), Construction (68 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (123 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Physical Sciences (50 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 Cabrillo College are Elementary & secondary schools (204,220 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (180,058 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (127,508 people), Construction (108,193 people), and Computer Systems Design (66,018 people).

The most specialized majors at Cabrillo College are Human Sciences (140 degrees awarded), Construction (68 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (123 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Physical Sciences (50 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 Cabrillo 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 Cabrillo College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

848
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,321
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 848 degrees were awarded to men at Cabrillo College, which is 0.642 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,321).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 195 degrees were awarded to men at Cabrillo College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.641 times less than the 304 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 304 degrees were awarded to women at Cabrillo College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.56 times more than the 195 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 8% of students graduating from Cabrillo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (42.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cabrillo College is Male and Two or More Races (42.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.735% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,047 degrees awarded
  2. White
    889 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cabrillo College is hispanic or latino (1,047 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (889 degrees).

0.738% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    683 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    501 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    388 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Cabrillo College is hispanic or latino female (683 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (501 degrees).

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Operations

Cabrillo College has an endowment valued at nearly $26.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.61M (6.07%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Cabrillo College had a total salary expenditure of $154M. Cabrillo College employs 208 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Cabrillo College are Female Instructors (120), Male Instructors(88), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cabrillo College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 91 employees, Management, with 45 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.5M
2020 Endowment
3.57%
growth from 2019

Cabrillo College has an endowment valued at about $26.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Cabrillo College grew 3.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.1M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Cabrillo 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

$51.9M
2020 Salaries
4.23%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Cabrillo College paid a median of $51.9M in salaries, which represents 33.8% of their overall expenditure ($154M) and a 4.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.71% growth from 2018 and a 2.82% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.6M
Instructional Salaries
208
Number of Employees

In 2020, Cabrillo College paid a total of $17.6M to 208 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
208 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
91 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cabrillo College were Instructor with 208 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cabrillo College were Office and Administrative Support with 91 employees; Management with 45 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cabrillo College was Female Instructor with 120 employees, and Male Instructor with 88 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Cabrillo College.

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