City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,380
25% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,743
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.6%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
6,479
42.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
21.5%
274 Graduates

About

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College were N/A.

In 2020, 2,026 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. 65.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,102 degrees), 2.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (442 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is $4,380, which is $−3,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is $4,380, which is $−3,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,743.

In 2020, 48% of undergraduate students attending City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,380
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College was $4,380. The cost of tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is $−3,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$2,743
2020 Value
12.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,743. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College grew by 12.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,128
Room and Board
$1,536
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College was of $8,128 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,536. The cost of room and board increased by 2.01% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 19.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

48% of undergraduate students at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.35% with respect to 2019, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
11.6%
2018 Default Rate
58
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College was 11.6%, which represents 58 out of the 499 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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City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College has a total enrollment of 6,479 students. The full-time enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is 2,737 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,742. This means that 42.2% of students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.6% Hispanic or Latino, 28.6% Black or African American, 12.5% White, 7.04% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.154% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0309% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (29.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.1%) and Black or African American Female (15.3%). 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

42.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,479 students. The full-time enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is 2,737 and the part-time enrollment is 3,742. This means that 42.2% of students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,892
  2. Black or African American
    1,850
  3. White
    809

The enrolled student population at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is 44.6% Hispanic or Latino, 28.6% Black or African American, 12.5% White, 7.04% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.154% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0309% 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.

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, 74 students (1.14%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 614 more women than men received degrees from City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is hispanic or latino (1,102 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (442 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,541 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (194 degrees), and Communication Technologies (24 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Elementary & middle school teachers (143,344 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (90,990 people), Other managers (85,345 people), Registered nurses (39,870 people), and Physicians (39,352 people).

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,541 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (194 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Human Sciences (67 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (13 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 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,541 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (194 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Human Sciences (67 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (13 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 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Elementary & secondary schools (266,776 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (146,306 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (122,234 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (93,253 people), and Construction (65,602 people).

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,541 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (194 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Human Sciences (67 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (13 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 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington 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 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

706
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,320
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 706 degrees were awarded to men at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College, which is 0.535 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,320).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 480 degrees were awarded to men at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.504 times less than the 953 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 953 degrees were awarded to women at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.99 times more than the 480 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 6% of students graduating from City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 (52.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is Female and White (52.2% 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. Hispanic or Latino
    1,102 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    442 degrees awarded
  3. White
    245 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is hispanic or latino (1,102 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (442 degrees).

0.247% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    709 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    393 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    315 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is hispanic or latino female (709 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (393 degrees).

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City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNM%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College employs 38 Assistant professors, 28 Associate professors, and 21 Instructors. Most academics at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are Female Assistant professors (20), Female Associate professors(19), and Male Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 22 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington 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

$27.8M
2020 Salaries
4.63%
growth from 2019

In 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College paid a median of $27.8M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.63% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.77% growth from 2018 and a 1.83% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$9.2M
Instructional Salaries
100
Number of Employees

In 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College paid a total of $9.2M to 100 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.1% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College were Assistant professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 28 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College was Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, Female Associate professor with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 18 employees.

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