Cogswell College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,096

9.94% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,304

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.9%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

82.6%

281 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

650

74.3% 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 (28 degrees awarded), Music Technology (15 degrees), and General Computer Programming (9 degrees).

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cogswell College. 20.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (34 degrees), 5.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cogswell College is $18,096, which is $-6,319 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cogswell College is $18,096, which is $-6,319 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,304.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,096

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cogswell College was $18,096. The cost of tuition at Cogswell College is $-6,319 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$23,304

2016 Value

7.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cogswell College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,304. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cogswell College grew by 7.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,875

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cogswell College was of $11,875 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board increased by 6.06% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Cogswell College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 26% with respect to 2015, when 100% 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.

12.9%

2015 Default Rate

20

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cogswell College was 12.9%, which represents 20 out of the 155 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 281 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 19.5% annual decline. Out of those 281 applicants, 232 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.6% acceptance rate.

There were 650 students enrolled at Cogswell College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cogswell College has an overall enrollment yield of 50%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

232

Accepted Out of 281

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cogswell College was 82.6% (232 admissions from 281 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 60.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -195%, while admissions grew by 9.43%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cogswell College has a total enrollment of 650 students. The full-time enrollment at Cogswell College is 483 students and the part-time enrollment is 167. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at Cogswell College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cogswell College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.8% White, 20.8% Hispanic or Latino, 20.3% Asian, 8.62% Two or More Races, 4.46% Black or African American, 1.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.615% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Cogswell College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (25.1%), followed by Asian Male (15.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cogswell College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 650 students. The full-time enrollment at Cogswell College is 483 and the part-time enrollment is 167. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at Cogswell College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2016 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 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    233

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    135

  3. Asian

    132

The enrolled student population at Cogswell College is 35.8% White, 20.8% Hispanic or Latino, 20.3% Asian, 8.62% Two or More Races, 4.46% Black or African American, 1.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.615% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 44 students (6.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 37 fewer women than men received degrees from Cogswell College. The majority of degree recipients at Cogswell College are white (34 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cogswell College is Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (28 degrees awarded), followed by Music Technology (15 degrees) and General Computer Programming (9 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 (28 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 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 (1,095,484 people), Miscellaneous managers (866,163 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (549,626 people), Financial managers (431,795 people), and Chief executives & legislators (349,170 people).

The most specialized majors at Cogswell College are Communication Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees), Engineering Technologies (3 degrees), and Business (1 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 & surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dental hygienists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Cogswell College are Communication Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees), Engineering Technologies (3 degrees), and Business (1 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 (935,250 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (599,537 people), Elementary & secondary schools (597,737 people), Banking & related activities (540,592 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (461,166 people).

The most specialized majors at Cogswell College are Communication Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (13 degrees), Engineering Technologies (3 degrees), and Business (1 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 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cogswell College was Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 50

  2. 13

In 2016, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Cogswell College, which is 3.85 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Cogswell College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 1.8 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Cogswell College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 0.556 times less than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 0% of students graduating from Cogswell College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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

    34 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cogswell College is white (34 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (6 degrees).

9.52% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    26 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cogswell College is white male (26 degrees awarded). There were 3.25 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (8 degrees).

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Operations

Cogswell College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Cogswell College had a total expenditure of $11.2M. Of that $11.2M, they spent $6.43M on salaries and $11.2M on benefits.

Cogswell College employs 9 Associate professors, 4 Assistant professors, and 2 Professors. Most academics at Cogswell College are Female Associate professors (5), Male Associate professors(4), and Male Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cogswell College are: Sales and related, with 13 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 11 employees, and Management with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Cogswell College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 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 2015, 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

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$6.43M

Salary Expenditure

$11.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cogswell College had a total expenditure of $11.2M. Of that $11.2M, they spent $6.43M on salaries and $11.2M 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

$6.43M

2015 Salaries

16.5%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cogswell College paid a median of $6.43M in salaries, which represents 57.2% of their overall expenditure ($11.2M) and a 16.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.13M

Instructional Salaries

15

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cogswell College paid a total of $1.13M to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

9 Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

13 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cogswell College were Associate professor with 9 employees; Assistant professor with 4 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cogswell College were Sales and related with 13 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees; and Management with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cogswell College was Female Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Associate professor with 4 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 3 employees.

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

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