City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,380
25% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,642
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.96%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
7,946
39.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
25.2%
248 Graduates

About

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College were .

In 2020, 1,925 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College. 54.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,083 degrees), 2.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (486 degrees).

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

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright 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 $2,642.

In 2020, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,380
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was $4,380. The cost of tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright 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

$2,642
2020 Value
12.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,642. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College grew by 12.5%.

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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-Wilbur Wright 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

Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
1%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

38% of undergraduate students at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.57% with respect to 2019, when 35% 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.
9.96%
2018 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was 9.96%, which represents 25 out of the 251 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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Enrollment

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College has a total enrollment of 7,946 students. The full-time enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is 3,113 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,833. This means that 39.2% of students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.9% Hispanic or Latino, 21% White, 6.34% Asian, 5.86% Black or African American, 2.06% Two or More Races, 0.126% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0378% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (39.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (24.7%) and White Female (10.7%). 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

39.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,946 students. The full-time enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is 3,113 and the part-time enrollment is 4,833. This means that 39.2% of students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
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-Wilbur Wright College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,995
  2. White
    1,670
  3. Asian
    504

The enrolled student population at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is 62.9% Hispanic or Latino, 21% White, 6.34% Asian, 5.86% Black or African American, 2.06% Two or More Races, 0.126% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0378% 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 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, 32 students (0.403%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 187 more women than men received degrees from City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is hispanic or latino (1,083 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (486 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,381 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (220 degrees), and Library Science (8 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 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Software developers (555,580 people), Other managers (174,881 people), Computer & information systems managers (119,975 people), Computer occupations, all other (110,878 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (102,536 people).

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,381 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (220 degrees), Library Science (8 degrees), Precision Production (32 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (50 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-Wilbur Wright College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,381 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (220 degrees), Library Science (8 degrees), Precision Production (32 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (50 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-Wilbur Wright College are Computer Systems Design (592,687 people), Elementary & secondary schools (247,632 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (148,257 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (147,093 people), and Insurance carriers (97,718 people).

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,381 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (220 degrees), Library Science (8 degrees), Precision Production (32 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (50 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 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright 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-Wilbur Wright College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

869
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,056
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 869 degrees were awarded to men at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, which is 0.823 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,056).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 482 degrees were awarded to men at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.666 times less than the 724 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 724 degrees were awarded to women at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.5 times more than the 482 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 7% of students graduating from City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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
    1,083 degrees awarded
  2. White
    486 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    151 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is hispanic or latino (1,083 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (486 degrees).

0.416% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    617 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    466 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    260 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is hispanic or latino female (617 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (466 degrees).

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Operations

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright 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 (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College employs 26 Associate professors, 24 Assistant professors, and 19 Professors. Most academics at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Female Professors (14), Male Associate professors(13), and Female Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are: Service, with 33 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees.

Finances

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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High 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-Wilbur Wright 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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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$25.2M
2020 Salaries
1.14%
growth from 2019

In 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College paid a median of $25.2M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.32% growth from 2018 and a 2.21% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.13M
Instructional Salaries
85
Number of Employees

In 2020, City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College paid a total of $8.13M to 85 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College were Associate professor with 26 employees; Assistant professor with 24 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College were Service with 33 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was Female Professor with 14 employees, Male Associate professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College.

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