College of the Redwoods

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,104

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,514

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

16.3%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

4,804

37.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

19.4%

83 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 962 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Redwoods. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (652 degrees), 6.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Redwoods 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 Redwoods 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 $5,514.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% 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 Redwoods was $1,104. The cost of tuition at College of the Redwoods 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

$5,514

2016 Value

12%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of the Redwoods had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,514. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of the Redwoods grew by 12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,854

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Redwoods was of $8,854 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 1.75% 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

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at College of the Redwoods received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.49% with respect to 2015, when 67% 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.

16.3%

2015 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Redwoods was 16.3%, which represents 41 out of the 252 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 Redwoods 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 4,804 students enrolled at College of the Redwoods in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

College of the Redwoods has a total enrollment of 4,804 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Redwoods is 1,812 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,992. This means that 37.7% of students enrolled at College of the Redwoods are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Redwoods, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.4% White, 17.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.99% Two or More Races, 4.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.71% Asian, 2.89% Black or African American, and 0.416% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Redwoods in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.8%), followed by White Male (28.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Redwoods, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,804 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Redwoods is 1,812 and the part-time enrollment is 2,992. This means that 37.7% of students enrolled at College of the Redwoods are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Redwoods was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of the Redwoods had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,902

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    851

  3. Two or More Races

    384

The enrolled student population at College of the Redwoods is 60.4% White, 17.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.99% Two or More Races, 4.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.71% Asian, 2.89% Black or African American, and 0.416% 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, 114 students (2.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 130 more women than men received degrees from College of the Redwoods. The majority of degree recipients at College of the Redwoods are white (652 degrees awarded). There were 6.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Redwoods, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (171 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (96 degrees), and Construction (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 Redwoods are Elementary & middle school teachers (148,295 people), Miscellaneous managers (84,284 people), Physicians & surgeons (42,959 people), Registered nurses (42,452 people), and Social workers (33,536 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Redwoods are Interdisciplinary Studies (171 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (96 degrees), Construction (30 degrees), Precision Production (47 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (321 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 Redwoods are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, General & operations managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at College of the Redwoods are Interdisciplinary Studies (171 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (96 degrees), Construction (30 degrees), Precision Production (47 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (321 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 Redwoods are Elementary & secondary schools (243,031 people), Hospitals (134,405 people), Construction (86,398 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (83,537 people), and Computer Systems Design (49,166 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Redwoods are Interdisciplinary Studies (171 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (96 degrees), Construction (30 degrees), Precision Production (47 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (321 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 Redwoods.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 416

  2. 546

In 2016, 416 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Redwoods, which is 0.762 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (546).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 100 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Redwoods in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 1.41 times more than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 113 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Redwoods in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.02 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

7%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 4% of students graduating from College of the Redwoods completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 7% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Redwoods is Male and Asian (33.3% 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, 9.64% 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

    652 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    107 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Redwoods is white (652 degrees awarded). There were 6.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

5.2% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    364 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    288 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of the Redwoods is white female (364 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (288 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Redwoods has an endowment valued at nearly $4.42M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $67.3k (1.52%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, College of the Redwoods had a total expenditure of $68.7M. Of that $68.7M, they spent $20.3M on salaries and $68.7M on benefits.

College of the Redwoods employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at College of the Redwoods are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Redwoods are: Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Service with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.42M

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

College of the Redwoods has an endowment valued at about $4.42M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Redwoods stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.3M 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: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.48M - Federal

  2. $4.95M - State

  3. $494k - Local

As of 2015, College of the Redwoods received $1.48M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.95M from state grants and contracts, and $494k 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.

$20.3M

Salary Expenditure

$68.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of the Redwoods had a total expenditure of $68.7M. Of that $68.7M, they spent $20.3M on salaries and $68.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$20.3M

2015 Salaries

7.58%

growth from 2014

In 2015, College of the Redwoods paid a median of $20.3M in salaries, which represents 29.5% of their overall expenditure ($68.7M) and a 7.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.09% decline from 2013 and a 10.6% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.62M

Instructional Salaries

69

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of the Redwoods paid a total of $6.62M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

39 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Redwoods were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Redwoods were Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Service with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Redwoods was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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