Cedar Valley College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,770

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,235

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

18.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

7,124

18.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

14.8%

59 Graduates

About

Cedar Valley College is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cedar Valley College were .

In 2016, 1,272 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cedar Valley College. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (536 degrees), 1.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (344 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedar Valley College is $1,770, which is $-5,550 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedar Valley College is $1,770, which is $-5,550 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,235.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,770

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cedar Valley College was $1,770. The cost of tuition at Cedar Valley College is $-5,550 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,235

2016 Value

27.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cedar Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,235. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cedar Valley College grew by 27.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,747

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cedar Valley College was of $9,747 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 18.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Cedar Valley College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.25% with respect to 2015, when 64% 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.

18.2%

2015 Default Rate

96

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cedar Valley College was 18.2%, which represents 96 out of the 527 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

Cedar Valley 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 7,124 students enrolled at Cedar Valley College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cedar Valley 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 Cedar Valley 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 Cedar Valley College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cedar Valley College has a total enrollment of 7,124 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedar Valley College is 1,316 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,808. This means that 18.5% of students enrolled at Cedar Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cedar Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.7% Black or African American, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 19% White, 3.03% Asian, 2.18% Two or More Races, 0.463% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.112% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cedar Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (28.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (21.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

18.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cedar Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,124 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedar Valley College is 1,316 and the part-time enrollment is 5,808. This means that 18.5% of students enrolled at Cedar Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%

2016 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 Cedar Valley College was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Cedar Valley College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    3,256

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,836

  3. White

    1,357

The enrolled student population at Cedar Valley College is 45.7% Black or African American, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 19% White, 3.03% Asian, 2.18% Two or More Races, 0.463% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.112% 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 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, 252 students (3.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 220 more women than men received degrees from Cedar Valley College. The majority of degree recipients at Cedar Valley College are black or african american (536 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (344 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cedar Valley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (210 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (377 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (85 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 Cedar Valley College are Accountants & auditors (1,089,175 people), Miscellaneous managers (791,093 people), Financial managers (427,361 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (343,048 people), and Chief executives & legislators (331,264 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College are Mechanical Technologies (210 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (377 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (85 degrees), Protective Services (70 degrees), and Business (284 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 Cedar Valley College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Dental hygienists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College are Mechanical Technologies (210 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (377 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (85 degrees), Protective Services (70 degrees), and Business (284 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 Cedar Valley College are Elementary & secondary schools (689,421 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (560,231 people), Banking & related activities (498,988 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (469,685 people), and Computer Systems Design (447,990 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College are Mechanical Technologies (210 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (377 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (85 degrees), Protective Services (70 degrees), and Business (284 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 Cedar Valley 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 Cedar Valley College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 526

  2. 746

In 2016, 526 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Valley College, which is 0.705 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (746).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Valley College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 17.9 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 256 degrees were awarded to women at Cedar Valley College in General Studies, which is 2.12 times more than the 121 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 5% of students graduating from Cedar Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 12% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cedar Valley College is Male and Asian (100% 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, 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. Black or African American

    536 degrees awarded

  2. White

    344 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    288 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cedar Valley College is black or african american (536 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (344 degrees).

3.77% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    325 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    226 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    211 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cedar Valley College is black or african american female (325 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (226 degrees).

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Operations

Cedar Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.27k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Cedar Valley College had a total expenditure of $40.7M. Of that $40.7M, they spent $19.6M on salaries and $40.7M on benefits.

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

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedar Valley College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Cedar Valley College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cedar Valley College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $439k - Federal

  2. $487k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cedar Valley College received $439k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $487k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$19.6M

Salary Expenditure

$40.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cedar Valley College had a total expenditure of $40.7M. Of that $40.7M, they spent $19.6M on salaries and $40.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$19.6M

2015 Salaries

5.47%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cedar Valley College paid a median of $19.6M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($40.7M) and a 5.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.03% growth from 2013 and a 9.29% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.49M

Instructional Salaries

72

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cedar Valley College paid a total of $4.49M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% 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

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cedar Valley 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 Cedar Valley College were Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 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 Cedar Valley 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 Cedar Valley College.

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