College of the Canyons

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,104

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,680

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

19,966

31.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

35.1%

554 Graduates

About

College of the Canyons is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of the Canyons were .

In 2016, 3,122 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Canyons. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,409 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1155 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Canyons is $1,104, which is $-6,216 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Canyons is $1,104, which is $-6,216 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,680.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 3% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at College of the Canyons was $1,104. The cost of tuition at College of the Canyons is $-6,216 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,680

2016 Value

3.24%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of the Canyons had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,680. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of the Canyons grew by 3.24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,970

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Canyons was of $11,970 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 6.23% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.16% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

3%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at College of the Canyons received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 7.14% with respect to 2015, when 42% 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.

15.6%

2015 Default Rate

91

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Canyons was 15.6%, which represents 91 out of the 585 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 the Canyons received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 19,966 students enrolled at College of the Canyons in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of the Canyons has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of the Canyons was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

College of the Canyons has a total enrollment of 19,966 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Canyons is 6,352 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,614. This means that 31.8% of students enrolled at College of the Canyons are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Canyons, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.8% Hispanic or Latino, 35.3% White, 9.13% Asian, 4.79% Black or African American, 2.82% Two or More Races, 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Canyons in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (25.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.9%) and White Male (16.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Canyons, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,966 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Canyons is 6,352 and the part-time enrollment is 13,614. This means that 31.8% of students enrolled at College of the Canyons are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

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 the Canyons was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of the Canyons had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    9,144

  2. White

    7,046

  3. Asian

    1,823

The enrolled student population at College of the Canyons is 45.8% Hispanic or Latino, 35.3% White, 9.13% Asian, 4.79% Black or African American, 2.82% Two or More Races, 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.2% 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 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, 148 students (0.741%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 310 more women than men received degrees from College of the Canyons. The majority of degree recipients at College of the Canyons are hispanic or latino (1,409 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1155 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Canyons, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Math & Statistics (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (972 degrees), and Communication Technologies (30 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 the Canyons are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (290,516 people), Miscellaneous managers (278,102 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (270,984 people), Postsecondary teachers (144,171 people), and Chief executives & legislators (109,447 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons are Math & Statistics (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (972 degrees), Communication Technologies (30 degrees), Social Sciences (309 degrees), and Human Sciences (68 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 the Canyons are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Sales engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons are Math & Statistics (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (972 degrees), Communication Technologies (30 degrees), Social Sciences (309 degrees), and Human Sciences (68 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 the Canyons are Elementary & secondary schools (476,029 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (294,540 people), Legal services (239,062 people), Computer Systems Design (184,546 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (177,628 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons are Math & Statistics (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (972 degrees), Communication Technologies (30 degrees), Social Sciences (309 degrees), and Human Sciences (68 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 the Canyons.

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 the Canyons was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,406

  2. 1,716

In 2016, 1,406 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons, which is 0.819 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,716).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 389 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.688 times less than the 565 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 565 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Canyons in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.45 times more than the 389 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 12% of students graduating from College of the Canyons completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

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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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Canyons is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0.181% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,409 degrees awarded

  2. White

    1,155 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    294 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Canyons is hispanic or latino (1,409 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1155 degrees).

0.416% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    754 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    655 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    647 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of the Canyons is hispanic or latino female (754 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (655 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Canyons has an endowment valued at nearly $1.72M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $279k (16.2%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, College of the Canyons had a total expenditure of $146M. Of that $146M, they spent $64.2M on salaries and $146M on benefits.

College of the Canyons employs 128 Professors, 38 Assistant professors, and 5 Associate professors. Most academics at College of the Canyons are Female Professors (69), Male Professors(59), and Male Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Canyons are: Office and Administrative Support, with 92 employees, Management, with 61 employees, and Service with 45 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.72M

2015 Endowment

0.837%

growth from 2014

College of the Canyons has an endowment valued at about $1.72M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Canyons grew 0.837% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.4M lower 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, College of the Canyons 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.

$64.2M

Salary Expenditure

$146M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of the Canyons had a total expenditure of $146M. Of that $146M, they spent $64.2M on salaries and $146M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$64.2M

2015 Salaries

9.91%

growth from 2014

In 2015, College of the Canyons paid a median of $64.2M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($146M) and a 9.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.44% growth from 2013 and a 0.296% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$18.3M

Instructional Salaries

196

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of the Canyons paid a total of $18.3M to 196 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% 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

128 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

92 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Canyons were Professor with 128 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 5 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Canyons were Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees; Management with 61 employees; and Service with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Canyons was Female Professor with 69 employees, Male Professor with 59 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 19 employees.

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

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