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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,280 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
50.1% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
100 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Carl Sandburg College is $6,608, which is $3,386 more than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,280, which is 110% of the cost for in-state students, and is $344 more 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 $2,281.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Carl Sandburg College has a total enrollment of 1,927 students. The full-time enrollment at Carl Sandburg College is 965 students and the part-time enrollment is 962. This means that 50.1% of students enrolled at Carl Sandburg College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carl Sandburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.6% White, 6.64% Hispanic or Latino, 6.49% Black or African American, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.83% Asian, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Carl Sandburg College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (22.2%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Black or African American Male (2.18%). 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, 72 more women than men graduated from Carl Sandburg College. The majority of students graduating from Carl Sandburg College are White. These 378 graduates mean that there were 13 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 29 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Carl Sandburg College is General Studies with 78 graduates, followed by Biological & Physical Sciences with 77 graduates and Registered Nursing with 56 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Carl Sandburg College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Interdisciplinary Studies, with 77 graduates, followed by Precision Production with 37 graduates and Mechanical Technologies with 33 graduates.


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Carl Sandburg College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $401,770 (4.51%), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Carl Sandburg College had a total expenditure of $28.3M. Of that $28.3M, they spent $10.2M on salaries and $5.97M on benefits.

Carl Sandburg College employs 46 No academic ranks, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Carl Sandburg College are Female No academic ranks (30), Male No academic ranks (16), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carl Sandburg College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, Service, with 25 employees, and Management with 19 employees.



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