Carl Sandburg College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,760
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,030
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.09%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,755
39.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
36.5%
93 Graduates

About

Carl Sandburg College is a higher education institution located in Knox County, IL. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Carl Sandburg College were N/A.

In 2020, 541 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Carl Sandburg College. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (415 degrees), 8.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Carl Sandburg College is $4,760, which is $−3,220 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Carl Sandburg College is $4,760, which is $−3,220 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,030.

In 2020, 77% of undergraduate students attending Carl Sandburg College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,760
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Carl Sandburg College was $4,760. The cost of tuition at Carl Sandburg College is $−3,220 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,030
2020 Value
38.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Carl Sandburg College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,030. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Carl Sandburg College grew by 38.1%.

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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

$5,400
Room and Board
$810
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Carl Sandburg College was of $5,400 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $810. The cost of room and board increased by 20% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Carl Sandburg College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 7.23% with respect to 2019, when 83% 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.
9.09%
2018 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Carl Sandburg College was 9.09%, which represents 14 out of the 154 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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Carl Sandburg College has a total enrollment of 1,755 students. The full-time enrollment at Carl Sandburg College is 692 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,063. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Carl Sandburg College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carl Sandburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.2% White, 8.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.79% Black or African American, 3.93% Two or More Races, 0.741% Asian, 0.285% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.057% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Carl Sandburg College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.8%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.48%). 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

39.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Carl Sandburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,755 students. The full-time enrollment at Carl Sandburg College is 692 and the part-time enrollment is 1,063. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Carl Sandburg College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Carl Sandburg College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Carl Sandburg College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,338
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    142
  3. Black or African American
    84

The enrolled student population at Carl Sandburg College is 76.2% White, 8.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.79% Black or African American, 3.93% Two or More Races, 0.741% Asian, 0.285% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.057% 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.

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In 2020, 123 more women than men received degrees from Carl Sandburg College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Carl Sandburg College is white (415 degrees awarded). There were 8.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Carl Sandburg College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (327 degrees awarded), Precision Production (26 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees).

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 Carl Sandburg College are Registered nurses (1,332,092 people), Software developers (453,323 people), Other managers (195,408 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (165,801 people), and Medical & health services managers (161,744 people).

The most specialized majors at Carl Sandburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (327 degrees awarded), Precision Production (26 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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 Carl Sandburg College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Carl Sandburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (327 degrees awarded), Precision Production (26 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees).

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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 Carl Sandburg College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,562,093 people), Computer Systems Design (543,361 people), Elementary & secondary schools (431,501 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (252,905 people), and Outpatient care centers (237,204 people).

The most specialized majors at Carl Sandburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (327 degrees awarded), Precision Production (26 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Carl Sandburg 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 Carl Sandburg College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

209
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
332
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 209 degrees were awarded to men at Carl Sandburg College, which is 0.63 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (332).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Carl Sandburg College in General Studies, which is 0.54 times less than the 124 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 124 degrees were awarded to women at Carl Sandburg College in General Studies, which is 1.85 times more than the 67 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Carl Sandburg College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (45%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Carl Sandburg College is Female and White (45% 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    415 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    49 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Carl Sandburg College is white (415 degrees awarded). There were 8.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

2.22% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    259 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    156 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Carl Sandburg College is white female (259 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (156 degrees).

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Carl Sandburg College has an endowment valued at nearly $13.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $851k (6.48%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Carl Sandburg College had a total salary expenditure of $38.6M. Carl Sandburg College employs 40 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Carl Sandburg College are Female No academic ranks (23), Male No academic ranks(17), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carl Sandburg College are: Service, with 25 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

Endowment

$13.1M
2020 Endowment
2.03%
growth from 2019

Carl Sandburg College has an endowment valued at about $13.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Carl Sandburg College grew 2.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.72M 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 Nontraditional 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, Carl Sandburg 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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Salary Expenditure

$9.48M
2020 Salaries
1.43%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Carl Sandburg College paid a median of $9.48M in salaries, which represents 24.5% of their overall expenditure ($38.6M) and a 1.43% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.47% growth from 2018 and a 0.726% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.38M
Instructional Salaries
40
Number of Employees

In 2020, Carl Sandburg College paid a total of $2.38M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Carl Sandburg College were No academic rank with 40 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carl Sandburg College were Service with 25 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Carl Sandburg College was Female No academic rank with 23 employees, and Male No academic rank with 17 employees.

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