Cuyamaca College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,334

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,474

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

9,738

24.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

27.2%

159 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 947 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cuyamaca College. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (439 degrees), 1.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (297 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cuyamaca College is $1,334, which is $-5,986 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cuyamaca College is $1,334, which is $-5,986 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,474.

In 2016, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,334

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cuyamaca College was $1,334. The cost of tuition at Cuyamaca College is $-5,986 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,474

2016 Value

53.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cuyamaca College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,474. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cuyamaca College grew by 53.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,300

Room and Board

$1,700

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cuyamaca College was of $11,300 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. The cost of room and board increased by 7.62% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 13.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

1%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Cuyamaca College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 61% 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.

13.5%

2015 Default Rate

14

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cuyamaca College was 13.5%, which represents 14 out of the 104 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

Cuyamaca College 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 9,738 students enrolled at Cuyamaca College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cuyamaca College 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 Cuyamaca College 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 Cuyamaca College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cuyamaca College has a total enrollment of 9,738 students. The full-time enrollment at Cuyamaca College is 2,345 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,393. This means that 24.1% of students enrolled at Cuyamaca College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cuyamaca College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46% White, 33.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.83% Two or More Races, 5.88% Black or African American, 5.81% Asian, 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.37% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cuyamaca College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.1%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cuyamaca College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,738 students. The full-time enrollment at Cuyamaca College is 2,345 and the part-time enrollment is 7,393. This means that 24.1% of students enrolled at Cuyamaca College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Cuyamaca College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Cuyamaca College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,479

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3,247

  3. Two or More Races

    665

The enrolled student population at Cuyamaca College is 46% White, 33.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.83% Two or More Races, 5.88% Black or African American, 5.81% Asian, 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.37% 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, 72 students (0.739%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 79 more women than men received degrees from Cuyamaca College. The majority of degree recipients at Cuyamaca College are white (439 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (297 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cuyamaca College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (94 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (88 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 Cuyamaca College are Elementary & middle school teachers (148,341 people), Miscellaneous managers (138,188 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (87,038 people), Postsecondary teachers (79,188 people), and Secondary school teachers (49,516 people).

The most specialized majors at Cuyamaca College are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (94 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (88 degrees), Human Sciences (52 degrees), and Math & Statistics (32 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 Cuyamaca College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Cuyamaca College are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (94 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (88 degrees), Human Sciences (52 degrees), and Math & Statistics (32 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 Cuyamaca College are Elementary & secondary schools (267,799 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (154,362 people), Hospitals (146,837 people), Computer Systems Design (131,603 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (77,655 people).

The most specialized majors at Cuyamaca College are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (94 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (88 degrees), Human Sciences (52 degrees), and Math & Statistics (32 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 Cuyamaca College.

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 Cuyamaca College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 434

  2. 513

In 2016, 434 degrees were awarded to men at Cuyamaca College, which is 0.846 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (513).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Cuyamaca College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.556 times less than the 142 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 142 degrees were awarded to women at Cuyamaca College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.8 times more than the 79 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 7% of students graduating from Cuyamaca College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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 (40.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cuyamaca College is Female and White (40.7% 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, 0.629% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    439 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    297 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cuyamaca College is white (439 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (297 degrees).

2.11% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    234 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    175 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cuyamaca College is white female (234 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (205 degrees).

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Operations

Cuyamaca College has an endowment valued at nearly $241k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $897k (372%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Cuyamaca College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $22.1M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Cuyamaca College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Cuyamaca College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cuyamaca College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 34 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$241k

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Cuyamaca College has an endowment valued at about $241k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cuyamaca College grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.88M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.14M - Federal

  2. $3.74M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cuyamaca College received $1.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.74M 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.

$22.1M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cuyamaca College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $22.1M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$22.1M

2015 Salaries

4.77%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cuyamaca College paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.77% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.18% growth from 2013 and a 1.77% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.28M

Instructional Salaries

90

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cuyamaca College paid a total of $7.28M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% 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

45 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cuyamaca College 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 Cuyamaca College were Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees; and Service with 23 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 Cuyamaca College 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 Cuyamaca College.

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