Cogswell College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,648

3.05% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,601

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.69%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64%

228 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

608

71.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

32.1%

9 Graduates

About

Cogswell College is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cogswell College were Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (50 degrees awarded), Music Technology (12 degrees), and Game & Interactive Media Design (10 degrees).

In 2017, 85 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cogswell College. 31.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 68.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (40 degrees), 2.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cogswell College is $18,648, which is $-6,546 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cogswell College is $18,648, which is $-6,546 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,601.

In 2017, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,648

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Cogswell College was $18,648. The cost of tuition at Cogswell College is $-6,546 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$23,601

2017 Value

1.27%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Cogswell College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,601. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Cogswell College grew by 1.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,454

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cogswell College was of $12,454 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 4.87% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Cogswell College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.46% with respect to 2016, when 74% 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.

7.69%

2016 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Cogswell College was 7.69%, which represents 11 out of the 143 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

Cogswell College received 228 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 18.9% annual decline. Out of those 228 applicants, 146 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64% acceptance rate.

There were 608 students enrolled at Cogswell College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cogswell College has an overall enrollment yield of 49.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

146

Accepted Out of 228

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cogswell College was 64% (146 admissions from 228 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 82.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -18.9%, while admissions declined by -37.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Cogswell College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cogswell College has a total enrollment of 608 students. The full-time enrollment at Cogswell College is 436 students and the part-time enrollment is 172. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at Cogswell College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cogswell College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.4% White, 21.5% Asian, 20.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.91% Two or More Races, 4.77% Black or African American, 1.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.822% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Cogswell College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (25.2%), followed by Asian Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cogswell College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 608 students. The full-time enrollment at Cogswell College is 436 and the part-time enrollment is 172. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at Cogswell College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

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 Cogswell College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Cogswell College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    215

  2. Asian

    131

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    123

The enrolled student population at Cogswell College is 35.4% White, 21.5% Asian, 20.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.91% Two or More Races, 4.77% Black or African American, 1.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.822% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 45 students (7.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 31 fewer women than men received degrees from Cogswell College. The majority of degree recipients at Cogswell College are white (40 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cogswell College is Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (50 degrees awarded), followed by Music Technology (12 degrees) and Game & Interactive Media Design (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cogswell College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (50 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 Cogswell College are Accountants & auditors (1,113,484 people), Other managers (752,943 people), Software developers (546,655 people), Financial managers (438,925 people), and Chief executives & legislators (345,685 people).

The most specialized majors at Cogswell College are Communication Technologies (50 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Engineering Technologies (3 degrees), and Business (0 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 Cogswell College are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Cogswell College are Communication Technologies (50 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Engineering Technologies (3 degrees), and Business (0 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 Cogswell College are Computer Systems Design (938,724 people), Elementary & secondary schools (639,999 people), Banking & related activities (557,683 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (480,189 people), and Insurance carriers (434,175 people).

The most specialized majors at Cogswell College are Communication Technologies (50 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Engineering Technologies (3 degrees), and Business (0 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 Cogswell College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cogswell College was Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects with 50 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 58

  2. 27

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Cogswell College, which is 2.15 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (27).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Cogswell College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 1.27 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Cogswell College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 0.786 times less than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from Cogswell College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% within 200%.

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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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cogswell College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 22.2% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    40 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cogswell College is white (40 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

5.88% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    30 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cogswell College is white male (30 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (10 degrees).

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Operations

Cogswell 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 $10.3k (N/A%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Cogswell College had a total expenditure of $11.8M. Of that $11.8M, they spent $6.24M on salaries and $11.8M on benefits.

Cogswell College employs 8 Associate professors, 4 Instructors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Cogswell College are Female Associate professors (5), Male Instructors(4), and Male Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cogswell College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Cogswell College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Cogswell College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields 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, Cogswell 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

Primary Expenses

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$6.24M

Salary Expenditure

$11.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Cogswell College had a total expenditure of $11.8M. Of that $11.8M, they spent $6.24M on salaries and $11.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Cogswell College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.24M

2017 Salaries

5.13%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Cogswell College paid a median of $6.24M in salaries, which represents 52.9% of their overall expenditure ($11.8M) and a 5.13% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.68% decline from 2015 and a 16.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.64M

Instructional Salaries

19

Number of Employees

In 2017, Cogswell College paid a total of $1.64M to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

8 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cogswell College were Associate professor with 8 employees; Instructor with 4 employees; and Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cogswell College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Sales and related with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cogswell College was Female Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

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

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