City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,506

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,969

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

10,227

33.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

16.6%

163 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 2017, 1,382 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (745 degrees), 2.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (332 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is $3,506, which is $-3,908 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is $3,506, which is $-3,908 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,969.

In 2017, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,506

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was $3,506. The cost of tuition at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is $-3,908 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,969

2017 Value

7.71%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,969. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College grew by 7.71%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,704

Room and Board

$1,900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was of $7,704 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

2%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.71% with respect to 2016, when 35% 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.

15.1%

2016 Default Rate

62

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was 15.1%, which represents 62 out of the 410 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 10,227 students. The full-time enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is 3,416 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,811. This means that 33.4% 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 61.7% Hispanic or Latino, 22.1% White, 6.32% Asian, 6.16% Black or African American, 1.89% Two or More Races, 0.186% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.108% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (31.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.9%) and White Male (11.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,227 students. The full-time enrollment at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is 3,416 and the part-time enrollment is 6,811. This means that 33.4% of students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

2017 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 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

    6,308

  2. White

    2,257

  3. Asian

    646

The enrolled student population at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is 61.7% Hispanic or Latino, 22.1% White, 6.32% Asian, 6.16% Black or African American, 1.89% Two or More Races, 0.186% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.108% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 57 students (0.557%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 156 more women than men received degrees from City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College. The majority of degree recipients at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are hispanic or latino (745 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (332 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 Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (669 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 (425,565 people), Other managers (137,550 people), Computer occupations, all other (131,337 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (129,194 people), and Computer programmers (112,411 people).

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (669 degrees), Library Science (4 degrees), and Legal (32 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 Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (669 degrees), Library Science (4 degrees), and Legal (32 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 (495,960 people), Elementary & secondary schools (240,676 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (146,950 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (141,534 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (93,613 people).

The most specialized majors at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Interdisciplinary Studies (255 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (669 degrees), Library Science (4 degrees), and Legal (32 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 613

  2. 769

In 2017, 613 degrees were awarded to men at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, which is 0.797 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (769).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 165 degrees were awarded to men at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.527 times less than the 313 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 313 degrees were awarded to women at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.9 times more than the 165 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 2% 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, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is Female and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 9.2% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    745 degrees awarded

  2. White

    332 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    122 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is hispanic or latino (745 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (332 degrees).

1.66% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    428 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    317 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    192 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is hispanic or latino female (428 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (317 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 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College employs 31 Assistant professors, 24 Associate professors, and 22 Instructors. Most academics at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are Female Assistant professors (17), Male Instructors(14), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Service, with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, 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

$24.9M

2017 Salaries

6.59%

decline from 2016

In 2017, City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College paid a median of $24.9M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.59% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.38% decline from 2015 and a 1.19% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.86M

Instructional Salaries

94

Number of Employees

In 2017, City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College paid a total of $7.86M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

38 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 24 employees; and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; Service with 37 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Instructor with 14 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

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

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