Clarkson College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,384

3.41% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,655

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.01%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

62.1%

87 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,273

29.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

46.2%

6 Graduates

About

Clarkson College is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Clarkson College were Registered Nursing (127 degrees awarded), Radiation Therapist (21 degrees), and Health Information & Medical Records Administration (4 degrees).

In 2017, 380 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Clarkson College. 84.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (296 degrees), 6.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Clarkson College is $12,384, which is $-1,616 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Clarkson College is $12,384, which is $-1,616 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,655.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,384

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Clarkson College was $12,384. The cost of tuition at Clarkson College is $-1,616 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$21,655

2017 Value

9.14%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Clarkson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,655. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Clarkson College grew by 9.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Clarkson College was of $8,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 3.51% 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

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Clarkson College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.59% with respect to 2016, when 63% 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.

2.01%

2016 Default Rate

8

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Clarkson College was 2.01%, which represents 8 out of the 398 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

Clarkson College received 87 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.45% annual decline. Out of those 87 applicants, 54 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,273 students enrolled at Clarkson College in 2017, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Clarkson College has an overall enrollment yield of 79.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

54

Accepted Out of 87

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Clarkson College was 62.1% (54 admissions from 87 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 52.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.45%, while admissions grew by 10.2%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

1

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at Clarkson College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Clarkson College has a total enrollment of 1,273 students. The full-time enrollment at Clarkson College is 379 students and the part-time enrollment is 894. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Clarkson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Clarkson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.4% White, 9.19% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% Asian, 3.14% Black or African American, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.55% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.471% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Clarkson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (64.1%), followed by White Male (11%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (29.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Clarkson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,273 students. The full-time enrollment at Clarkson College is 379 and the part-time enrollment is 894. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Clarkson College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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 Clarkson College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Clarkson College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    960

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    117

  3. Asian

    40

The enrolled student population at Clarkson College is 75.4% White, 9.19% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% Asian, 3.14% Black or African American, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.55% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.471% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 262 more women than men received degrees from Clarkson College. The majority of degree recipients at Clarkson College are white (296 degrees awarded). There were 6.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Clarkson College is Registered Nursing (127 degrees awarded), followed by Radiation Therapist (21 degrees) and Health Information & Medical Records Administration (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Clarkson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (372 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), and Business (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Clarkson College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,039,408 people), Registered nurses (1,409,623 people), Accountants & auditors (1,117,362 people), Other managers (679,303 people), and Financial managers (433,088 people).

The most specialized majors at Clarkson College are Health (372 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), and Business (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Clarkson College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Clarkson College are Health (372 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), and Business (4 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 Clarkson College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,187,971 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,764,088 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (582,426 people), Banking & related activities (500,981 people), and Insurance carriers (441,692 people).

The most specialized majors at Clarkson College are Health (372 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), and Business (4 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 Clarkson College.

Most Common

  1. 127 degrees awarded

  2. 21 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Clarkson College was Registered Nursing with 127 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 59

  2. 321

In 2017, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Clarkson College, which is 0.184 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (321).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Clarkson College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.124 times less than the 113 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 113 degrees were awarded to women at Clarkson College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.07 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 67% of students graduating from Clarkson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Clarkson College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 16.7% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    296 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Clarkson College is white (296 degrees awarded). There were 6.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (43 degrees).

11.3% of degree recipients (43 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    255 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Clarkson College is white female (255 degrees awarded). There were 6.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (41 degrees).

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Operations

Clarkson College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.63M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $366k (10.1%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Clarkson College had a total expenditure of $18.7M. Of that $18.7M, they spent $11.3M on salaries and $18.7M on benefits.

Clarkson College employs 21 Instructors, 18 Associate professors, and 18 Assistant professors. Most academics at Clarkson College are Female Instructors (21), Female Associate professors(17), and Female Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Clarkson College are: Management, with 25 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.63M

2017 Endowment

32%

growth from 2016

Clarkson College has an endowment valued at about $3.63M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Clarkson College grew 32% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.47M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.05M - Federal

  2. $248k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Clarkson College received $1.05M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $248k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$11.3M

Salary Expenditure

$18.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Clarkson College had a total expenditure of $18.7M. Of that $18.7M, they spent $11.3M on salaries and $18.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$11.3M

2017 Salaries

8.04%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Clarkson College paid a median of $11.3M in salaries, which represents 60.1% of their overall expenditure ($18.7M) and a 8.04% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.6% decline from 2015 and a 0.809% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.13M

Instructional Salaries

58

Number of Employees

In 2017, Clarkson College paid a total of $4.13M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

21 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

25 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Clarkson College were Instructor with 21 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Clarkson College were Management with 25 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Clarkson College was Female Instructor with 21 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Clarkson College.

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