Cascadia College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,393

0.148% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,201

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,434

49.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30.8%

85 Graduates

About

Cascadia College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cascadia College were .

In 2016, 547 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cascadia College. 48.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (294 degrees), 4.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (65 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cascadia College is $3,393, which is $-3,927 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cascadia College is $3,393, which is $-3,927 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,201.

In 2016, 13% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,393

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cascadia College was $3,393. The cost of tuition at Cascadia College is $-3,927 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$8,201

2016 Value

15.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cascadia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,201. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cascadia College grew by 15.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,630

Room and Board

$1,030

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cascadia College was of $9,630 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,030. The cost of room and board increased by 1.45% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.39% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

13%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

13% of undergraduate students at Cascadia College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 27.8% with respect to 2015, when 18% 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.

5.8%

2015 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cascadia College was 5.8%, which represents 13 out of the 224 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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Admissions

Cascadia College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 3,434 students enrolled at Cascadia College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cascadia College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cascadia College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Cascadia College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cascadia College has a total enrollment of 3,434 students. The full-time enrollment at Cascadia College is 1,709 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,725. This means that 49.8% of students enrolled at Cascadia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cascadia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.2% White, 9.87% Asian, 9.32% Two or More Races, 8.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.42% Black or African American, 0.466% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.32% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Cascadia College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (25.4%), followed by White Female (23.5%) and Two or More Races Female (5.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cascadia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,434 students. The full-time enrollment at Cascadia College is 1,709 and the part-time enrollment is 1,725. This means that 49.8% of students enrolled at Cascadia College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 Cascadia College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Cascadia College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,826

  2. Asian

    339

  3. Two or More Races

    320

The enrolled student population at Cascadia College is 53.2% White, 9.87% Asian, 9.32% Two or More Races, 8.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.42% Black or African American, 0.466% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.32% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 281 students (8.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 13 fewer women than men received degrees from Cascadia College. The majority of degree recipients at Cascadia College are white (294 degrees awarded). There were 4.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (65 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cascadia College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (331 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 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 Cascadia College are Accountants & auditors (1,090,569 people), Miscellaneous managers (874,396 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (545,445 people), Financial managers (434,543 people), and Chief executives & legislators (348,941 people).

The most specialized majors at Cascadia College are Physical Sciences (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (331 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), and Business (102 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 Cascadia College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Cascadia College are Physical Sciences (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (331 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), and Business (102 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 Cascadia College are Computer Systems Design (900,064 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (598,038 people), Elementary & secondary schools (592,263 people), Banking & related activities (536,046 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,799 people).

The most specialized majors at Cascadia College are Physical Sciences (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (331 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), and Business (102 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 Cascadia College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cascadia College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 280

  2. 267

In 2016, 280 degrees were awarded to men at Cascadia College, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (267).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Cascadia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.655 times less than the 200 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 200 degrees were awarded to women at Cascadia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.53 times more than the 131 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Cascadia College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cascadia College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 10.6% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    294 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    65 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cascadia College is white (294 degrees awarded). There were 4.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (65 degrees).

11.9% of degree recipients (65 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    159 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    135 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cascadia College is white male (159 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (135 degrees).

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Operations

Cascadia College has an endowment valued at nearly $718k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $44.1k (6.14%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Cascadia College had a total expenditure of $27.1M. Of that $27.1M, they spent $10.6M on salaries and $27.1M on benefits.

Cascadia College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Cascadia College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cascadia College are: Management, with 28 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 17 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$718k

2015 Endowment

2.49%

growth from 2014

Cascadia College has an endowment valued at about $718k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cascadia College grew 2.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.4M lower 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $99.7k - Federal

  2. $489k - State

  3. $2.12M - Local

As of 2015, Cascadia College received $99.7k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $489k from state grants and contracts, and $2.12M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$10.6M

Salary Expenditure

$27.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cascadia College had a total expenditure of $27.1M. Of that $27.1M, they spent $10.6M on salaries and $27.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Cascadia College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.6M

2015 Salaries

5.89%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cascadia College paid a median of $10.6M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($27.1M) and a 5.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.01% growth from 2013 and a 0.882% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.56M

Instructional Salaries

43

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cascadia College paid a total of $2.56M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

28 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cascadia College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cascadia College were Management with 28 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cascadia College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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