College of Southern Idaho

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,360
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,695
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.2%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
7,321
25.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
26.5%
178 Graduates

About

College of Southern Idaho is a higher education institution located in Twin Falls County, ID. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Southern Idaho were Food Technology & Processing (0 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 1,240 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Southern Idaho. 66.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (821 degrees), 2.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (312 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Southern Idaho is $3,360, which is $−4,620 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Southern Idaho is $3,360, which is $−4,620 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,695.

In 2020, 35% of undergraduate students attending College of Southern Idaho received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,360
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at College of Southern Idaho was $3,360. The cost of tuition at College of Southern Idaho is $−4,620 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,695
2020 Value
6.02%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 College of Southern Idaho had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,695. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of College of Southern Idaho grew by 6.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,161
Room and Board
$990
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Southern Idaho was of $5,161 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $990. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

35% of undergraduate students at College of Southern Idaho received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 5.41% with respect to 2019, when 37% 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.
10.2%
2018 Default Rate
83
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at College of Southern Idaho was 10.2%, which represents 83 out of the 817 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

College of Southern Idaho has a total enrollment of 7,321 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Southern Idaho is 1,840 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,481. This means that 25.1% of students enrolled at College of Southern Idaho are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Southern Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.9% White, 22.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.01% Two or More Races, 1.09% Black or African American, 0.997% Asian, 0.478% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.191% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of Southern Idaho in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.8%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Southern Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,321 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Southern Idaho is 1,840 and the part-time enrollment is 5,481. This means that 25.1% of students enrolled at College of Southern Idaho are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Southern Idaho was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of Southern Idaho had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,748
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,647
  3. Two or More Races
    147

The enrolled student population at College of Southern Idaho is 64.9% White, 22.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.01% Two or More Races, 1.09% Black or African American, 0.997% Asian, 0.478% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.191% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 490 students (6.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 402 more women than men received degrees from College of Southern Idaho. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of Southern Idaho is white (821 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (312 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Southern Idaho is Food Technology & Processing (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Southern Idaho, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Library Science (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (307 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 Southern Idaho are Elementary & middle school teachers (76,252 people), Other managers (72,390 people), Software developers (34,017 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (31,844 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (27,162 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Southern Idaho are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Library Science (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (307 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (44 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 College of Southern Idaho are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at College of Southern Idaho are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Library Science (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (307 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (44 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 Southern Idaho are Elementary & secondary schools (141,787 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (68,752 people), Computer Systems Design (57,314 people), Construction (53,062 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (41,095 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Southern Idaho are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Library Science (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (307 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (44 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 Southern Idaho.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of Southern Idaho was Food Technology & Processing with 0 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

419
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
821
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 419 degrees were awarded to men at College of Southern Idaho, which is 0.51 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (821).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 90 degrees were awarded to men at College of Southern Idaho in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.415 times less than the 217 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 217 degrees were awarded to women at College of Southern Idaho in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.41 times more than the 90 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (55.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Southern Idaho is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (55.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.49% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    821 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    312 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Southern Idaho is white (821 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (312 degrees).

1.53% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    537 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    284 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    212 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of Southern Idaho is white female (537 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (284 degrees).

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Operations

College of Southern Idaho has an endowment valued at nearly $30.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.04M (3.38%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, College of Southern Idaho had a total salary expenditure of $78.1M. College of Southern Idaho employs 54 Professors, 43 Instructors, and 23 Associate professors. Most academics at College of Southern Idaho are Female Professors (30), Male Professors(24), and Female Instructors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Southern Idaho are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 92 employees, Management, with 75 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 75 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30.8M
2020 Endowment
1.14%
growth from 2019

College of Southern Idaho has an endowment valued at about $30.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of College of Southern Idaho grew 1.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.4M higher than 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. $15.8M - Federal
  2. $3.21M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, College of Southern Idaho received $15.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.21M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.9M
2020 Salaries
3.87%
growth from 2019

In 2020, College of Southern Idaho paid a median of $29.9M in salaries, which represents 38.2% of their overall expenditure ($78.1M) and a 3.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.133% growth from 2018 and a 2.88% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.98M
Instructional Salaries
138
Number of Employees

In 2020, College of Southern Idaho paid a total of $7.98M to 138 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
92 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Southern Idaho were Professor with 54 employees; Instructor with 43 employees; and Instructor with 23 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Southern Idaho were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 92 employees; Management with 75 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 75 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Southern Idaho was Female Professor with 30 employees, Male Professor with 24 employees, and Female Instructor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at College of Southern Idaho.

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