College of Micronesia-FSM

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,050

9.29% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,299

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

73.9%

1,607 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,090

70.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

21.9%

105 Graduates

About

College of Micronesia-FSM is a higher education institution located in null. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Micronesia-FSM were .

In 2016, 416 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Micronesia-FSM. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (416 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Micronesia-FSM is $4,050, which is $-3,270 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Micronesia-FSM is $4,050, which is $-3,270 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,299.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,050

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at College of Micronesia-FSM was $4,050. The cost of tuition at College of Micronesia-FSM is $-3,270 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$3,299

2016 Value

37.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of Micronesia-FSM had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,299. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of Micronesia-FSM grew by 37.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,632

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Micronesia-FSM was of $3,632 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 17.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 88.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at College of Micronesia-FSM received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.32% with respect to 2015, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at College of Micronesia-FSM was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A 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

College of Micronesia-FSM received 1,607 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.372% annual decline. Out of those 1,607 applicants, 1,188 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,090 students enrolled at College of Micronesia-FSM in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of Micronesia-FSM has an overall enrollment yield of 64%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,188

Accepted Out of 1,607

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of Micronesia-FSM was 73.9% (1,188 admissions from 1,607 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 72.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -0.372%, while admissions grew by 1.02%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at College of Micronesia-FSM in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of Micronesia-FSM has a total enrollment of 2,090 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Micronesia-FSM is 1,470 students and the part-time enrollment is 620. This means that 70.3% of students enrolled at College of Micronesia-FSM are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Micronesia-FSM, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.144% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at College of Micronesia-FSM in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (58.2%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (41.6%) and Asian Male (0.068%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Micronesia-FSM, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,090 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Micronesia-FSM is 1,470 and the part-time enrollment is 620. This means that 70.3% of students enrolled at College of Micronesia-FSM are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

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 College of Micronesia-FSM was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of Micronesia-FSM had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    2,087

  2. Asian

    3

  3. Black or African American

    0

The enrolled student population at College of Micronesia-FSM is 99.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.144% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 34 more women than men received degrees from College of Micronesia-FSM. The majority of degree recipients at College of Micronesia-FSM are native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (416 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Micronesia-FSM is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Micronesia-FSM, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (41 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 College of Micronesia-FSM are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,861,422 people), Secondary school teachers (301,291 people), Education administrators (245,522 people), Miscellaneous managers (175,328 people), and Postsecondary teachers (119,253 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Micronesia-FSM are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (41 degrees), Education (103 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 College of Micronesia-FSM are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at College of Micronesia-FSM are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (41 degrees), Education (103 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 College of Micronesia-FSM are Elementary & secondary schools (2,719,068 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (248,996 people), Hospitals (204,250 people), Construction (147,092 people), and Computer Systems Design (102,056 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Micronesia-FSM are Agriculture (31 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (41 degrees), Education (103 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 College of Micronesia-FSM.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of Micronesia-FSM was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 191

  2. 225

In 2016, 191 degrees were awarded to men at College of Micronesia-FSM, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (225).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 30 degrees were awarded to men at College of Micronesia-FSM in General Education, which is 0.6 times less than the 50 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 50 degrees were awarded to women at College of Micronesia-FSM in General Education, which is 1.67 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 8% of students graduating from College of Micronesia-FSM completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Micronesia-FSM is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (25.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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, 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. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    416 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Micronesia-FSM is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (416 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female

    225 degrees awarded

  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male

    191 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of Micronesia-FSM is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female (225 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders male (191 degrees).

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Operations

College of Micronesia-FSM has an endowment valued at nearly $4.12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-366k (-8.89%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, College of Micronesia-FSM had a total expenditure of $18.3M. Of that $18.3M, they spent $7.42M on salaries and $18.3M on benefits.

College of Micronesia-FSM employs 43 Professors, 21 Instructors, and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at College of Micronesia-FSM are Male Professors (26), Female Professors(17), and Male Instructors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Micronesia-FSM are: Service, with 92 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, and Management with 40 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.12M

2015 Endowment

5.78%

decline from 2014

College of Micronesia-FSM has an endowment valued at about $4.12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of Micronesia-FSM declined 5.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.02M - Federal

  2. $3.43M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, College of Micronesia-FSM received $3.02M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.43M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.42M

Salary Expenditure

$18.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of Micronesia-FSM had a total expenditure of $18.3M. Of that $18.3M, they spent $7.42M on salaries and $18.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$7.42M

2015 Salaries

3.45%

growth from 2014

In 2015, College of Micronesia-FSM paid a median of $7.42M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($18.3M) and a 3.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.5% decline from 2013 and a 2.77% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.52M

Instructional Salaries

95

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of Micronesia-FSM paid a total of $2.52M to 95 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

43 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

92 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Micronesia-FSM were Professor with 43 employees; Instructor with 21 employees; and Instructor with 21 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Micronesia-FSM were Service with 92 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; and Management with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Micronesia-FSM was Male Professor with 26 employees, Female Professor with 17 employees, and Male Instructor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at College of Micronesia-FSM.

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