Columbia College (479248)

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2017 Average Net Price

$9,738

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.69%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

160

96.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

73.3%

74 Graduates

About

Columbia College (479248) is a higher education institution located in Fairfax County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Columbia College (479248) were .

In 2017, 65 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Columbia College (479248). 64.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were asian (31 degrees), 2.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Columbia College (479248) is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Columbia College (479248) is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,738.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$9,738

2017 Value

1.65%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Columbia College (479248) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,738. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Columbia College (479248) grew by 1.65%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Columbia College (479248) received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.3% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Columbia College (479248) (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

7.69%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Columbia College (479248) was 7.69%, which represents 6 out of the 78 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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Enrollment

Columbia College (479248) has a total enrollment of 160 students. The full-time enrollment at Columbia College (479248) is 154 students and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Columbia College (479248) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Columbia College (479248), both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.6% Asian, 23.8% White, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5% Black or African American, 2.5% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Columbia College (479248) in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Female (19.5%), followed by White Female (13.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Columbia College (479248), both undergraduate and graduate, is 160 students. The full-time enrollment at Columbia College (479248) is 154 and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Columbia College (479248) are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 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 Columbia College (479248) was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Columbia College (479248) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    49

  2. White

    38

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    30

The enrolled student population at Columbia College (479248) is 30.6% Asian, 23.8% White, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5% Black or African American, 2.5% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 19 more women than men received degrees from Columbia College (479248). The majority of degree recipients at Columbia College (479248) are asian (31 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Columbia College (479248) is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Columbia College (479248), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (53 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Health (7 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 Columbia College (479248) are Registered nurses (1,305,856 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (177,015 people), Medical & health services managers (141,283 people), Pharmacists (129,782 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (122,135 people).

The most specialized majors at Columbia College (479248) are English (53 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Health (7 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 Columbia College (479248) are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Columbia College (479248) are English (53 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Health (7 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 Columbia College (479248) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,443,737 people), Elementary & secondary schools (415,813 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (244,418 people), Outpatient care centers (201,653 people), and Offices of physicians (193,889 people).

The most specialized majors at Columbia College (479248) are English (53 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Health (7 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 Columbia College (479248).

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Columbia College (479248) was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 23

  2. 42

In 2017, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Columbia College (479248), which is 0.548 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (42).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Columbia College (479248) in General English Language & Literature, which is 0.559 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Columbia College (479248) in General English Language & Literature, which is 1.79 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 63% of students graduating from Columbia College (479248) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Columbia College (479248) is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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. Asian

    31 degrees awarded

  2. White

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Columbia College (479248) is asian (31 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (11 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. Asian Female

    18 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Male

    13 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Columbia College (479248) is asian female (18 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (13 degrees).

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Operations

Columbia College (479248) has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, Columbia College (479248) had a total salary expenditure of $872k. Columbia College (479248) employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Columbia College (479248) are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Columbia College (479248) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1 employees, Public service, with 0 employees, and Sales and related with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Columbia College (479248) has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Columbia College (479248) stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Columbia College (479248) (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.29k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Columbia College (479248) received $4.29k 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

Salary Expenditure

$258k

2017 Salaries

23.3%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Columbia College (479248) paid a median of $258k in salaries, which represents 29.6% of their overall expenditure ($872k) and a 23.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.15% decline from 2015 and a 43.1% growth from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, Columbia College (479248) paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1 Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Columbia College (479248) were Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees; Public service with 0 employees; and Sales and related with 0 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Columbia College (479248).

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