College of the Mainland

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,350

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,836

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.32%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,995

23.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

21.5%

59 Graduates

About

College of the Mainland is a higher education institution located in Galveston County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of the Mainland were .

In 2016, 643 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Mainland. 57.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (336 degrees), 2.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (155 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Mainland is $1,350, which is $-5,970 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Mainland is $1,350, which is $-5,970 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,836.

In 2016, 29% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,350

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at College of the Mainland was $1,350. The cost of tuition at College of the Mainland is $-5,970 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$3,836

2016 Value

9.95%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of the Mainland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,836. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of the Mainland grew by 9.95%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,665

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Mainland was of $5,665 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

29%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

29% of undergraduate students at College of the Mainland received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.33% with respect to 2015, when 30% 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.

9.32%

2015 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Mainland was 9.32%, which represents 22 out of the 236 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 Mainland 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 3,995 students enrolled at College of the Mainland in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of the Mainland 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 Mainland 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 Mainland in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of the Mainland has a total enrollment of 3,995 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Mainland is 921 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,074. This means that 23.1% of students enrolled at College of the Mainland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Mainland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.6% White, 28.6% Hispanic or Latino, 15.8% Black or African American, 2.98% Asian, 0.275% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at College of the Mainland in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.1%), followed by White Male (22.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Mainland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,995 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Mainland is 921 and the part-time enrollment is 3,074. This means that 23.1% of students enrolled at College of the Mainland are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Mainland was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of the Mainland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,023

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,144

  3. Black or African American

    630

The enrolled student population at College of the Mainland is 50.6% White, 28.6% Hispanic or Latino, 15.8% Black or African American, 2.98% Asian, 0.275% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 46 students (1.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 101 more women than men received degrees from College of the Mainland. The majority of degree recipients at College of the Mainland are white (336 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (155 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Mainland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (114 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), and Protective Services (67 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 College of the Mainland are Police officers (128,834 people), Miscellaneous managers (104,967 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (87,745 people), Social workers (42,555 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (35,849 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Mainland are Science Technologies (114 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Protective Services (67 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (170 degrees), and Precision Production (14 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 the Mainland are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at College of the Mainland are Science Technologies (114 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Protective Services (67 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (170 degrees), and Precision Production (14 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Mainland are Justice, public order, & safety activities (313,173 people), Elementary & secondary schools (152,865 people), Computer Systems Design (70,708 people), Hospitals (61,061 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (56,067 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Mainland are Science Technologies (114 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Protective Services (67 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (170 degrees), and Precision Production (14 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 Mainland.

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 Mainland was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 271

  2. 372

In 2016, 271 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Mainland, which is 0.728 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (372).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 95 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Mainland in Chemical Technology, which is 5 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 119 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Mainland in General Studies, which is 2.33 times more than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

17%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 10% of students graduating from College of the Mainland completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (30.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Mainland is Female and White (30.4% 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. White

    336 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    155 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Mainland is white (336 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (155 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. White Female

    190 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    146 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of the Mainland is white female (190 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (146 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Mainland has an endowment valued at nearly $1.83M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.74k (0.532%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, College of the Mainland had a total expenditure of $41.1M. Of that $41.1M, they spent $21.4M on salaries and $41.1M on benefits.

College of the Mainland employs 55 Assistant professors, 34 Associate professors, and 20 Professors. Most academics at College of the Mainland are Female Assistant professors (36), Male Associate professors(19), and Male Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Mainland are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 46 employees, and Management with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.83M

2015 Endowment

4.15%

decline from 2014

College of the Mainland has an endowment valued at about $1.83M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Mainland declined 4.15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.29M lower 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 Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.23M - Federal

  2. $1.25M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, College of the Mainland received $1.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.25M 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.

$21.4M

Salary Expenditure

$41.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of the Mainland had a total expenditure of $41.1M. Of that $41.1M, they spent $21.4M on salaries and $41.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$21.4M

2015 Salaries

1.64%

decline from 2014

In 2015, College of the Mainland paid a median of $21.4M in salaries, which represents 52.2% of their overall expenditure ($41.1M) and a 1.64% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.253% growth from 2013 and a 2.15% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.15M

Instructional Salaries

103

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of the Mainland paid a total of $6.15M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.7% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

55 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Mainland were Assistant professor with 55 employees; Associate professor with 34 employees; and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Mainland were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 53 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees; and Management with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Mainland was Female Assistant professor with 36 employees, Male Associate professor with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 19 employees.

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

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