Centralia College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,230
2.52% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,620
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
2,314
62.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.7%
135 Graduates

About

Centralia College is a higher education institution located in Lewis County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Centralia College were General Business Administration & Management (35 degrees awarded), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (21 degrees), and Diesel Mechanics Technology (14 degrees).

In 2020, 756 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Centralia College. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (547 degrees), 6.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Centralia College is $4,230, which is $−7,599 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Centralia College is $4,230, which is $−7,599 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,620.

In 2020, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,230
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Centralia College was $4,230. The cost of tuition at Centralia College is $−7,599 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$8,620
2020 Value
2.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Centralia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,620. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Centralia College grew by 2.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,770
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Centralia College was of $10,770 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 3.16% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Centralia College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Centralia College has a total enrollment of 2,314 students. The full-time enrollment at Centralia College is 1,450 students and the part-time enrollment is 864. This means that 62.7% of students enrolled at Centralia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Centralia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.83% Two or More Races, 1.99% Black or African American, 1.34% Asian, 0.951% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.346% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Centralia College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.3%), followed by White Male (25.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.45%). 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

62.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Centralia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,314 students. The full-time enrollment at Centralia College is 1,450 and the part-time enrollment is 864. This means that 62.7% of students enrolled at Centralia College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/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 Centralia College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Centralia 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
    1,482
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    316
  3. Two or More Races
    158

The enrolled student population at Centralia College is 64% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.83% Two or More Races, 1.99% Black or African American, 1.34% Asian, 0.951% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.346% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 148 more women than men received degrees from Centralia College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Centralia College is white (547 degrees awarded). There were 6.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Centralia College is General Business Administration & Management (35 degrees awarded), followed by Early Childhood Education & Teaching (21 degrees) and Diesel Mechanics Technology (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Centralia College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (62 degrees awarded), Agriculture (28 degrees), and Transportation (14 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 Centralia College are Other managers (67,015 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (59,494 people), Construction managers (41,811 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,749 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (29,213 people).

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (62 degrees awarded), Agriculture (28 degrees), Transportation (14 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (289 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (62 degrees awarded), Agriculture (28 degrees), Transportation (14 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (289 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (24 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 Centralia College are Elementary & secondary schools (134,168 people), Construction (106,067 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,406 people), Air transportation (36,256 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (34,361 people).

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (62 degrees awarded), Agriculture (28 degrees), Transportation (14 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (289 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (24 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 Centralia College.
Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Centralia College was General Business Administration & Management with 35 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

304
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
452
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 304 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College, which is 0.673 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (452).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.529 times less than the 189 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 189 degrees were awarded to women at Centralia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.89 times more than the 100 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Centralia College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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, 5.93% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    547 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    83 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Centralia College is white (547 degrees awarded). There were 6.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

3.44% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    332 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    215 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Centralia College is white female (332 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (215 degrees).

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Operations

Centralia College has an endowment valued at nearly $12.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $300k (2.43%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Centralia College had a total salary expenditure of $41.5M. Centralia College employs 70 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Centralia College are Female No academic ranks (40), Male No academic ranks(30), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Centralia College are: Management, with 49 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.4M
2020 Endowment
12.7%
growth from 2019

Centralia College has an endowment valued at about $12.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Centralia College grew 12.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $856k higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.38M - Federal
  2. $9.39M - State
  3. $2.89M - Local

As of 2020, Centralia College received $1.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.39M from state grants and contracts, and $2.89M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.2M
2020 Salaries
4.21%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Centralia College paid a median of $18.2M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($41.5M) and a 4.21% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.22% growth from 2018 and a 1.93% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.73M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2020, Centralia College paid a total of $4.73M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
70 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
49 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Centralia College were No academic rank with 70 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Centralia College were Management with 49 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 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 Centralia College was Female No academic rank with 40 employees, and Male No academic rank with 30 employees.

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