Dorsey College-Dearborn

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$20,400
2022 Average Net Price
$27,326
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
359
100% Full-Time

About

Dorsey College-Dearborn is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, MI. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Dorsey College-Dearborn were General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (76 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (57 degrees), and Dental Assisting (27 degrees).

In 2022, 215 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dorsey College-Dearborn. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (115 degrees), 2.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dorsey College-Dearborn is $20,400, which is $7,718 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Dorsey College-Dearborn is $20,400, which is $7,718 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,326.

In 2022, 78% of undergraduate students attending Dorsey College-Dearborn received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$20,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Dorsey College-Dearborn was $20,400. The cost of tuition at Dorsey College-Dearborn is $7,718 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$27,326
2022 Value
0.737%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Dorsey College-Dearborn had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,326. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Dorsey College-Dearborn grew by 0.737%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,756
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dorsey College-Dearborn was of $9,756 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 17.2% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Dorsey College-Dearborn received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 11.4% with respect to 2021, when 88% 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.
4.42%
2019 Default Rate
92
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Dorsey College-Dearborn was 4.42%, which represents 92 out of the 2081 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

Dorsey College-Dearborn had a total enrollment of 359 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Dorsey College-Dearborn is 359 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Dorsey College-Dearborn are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dorsey College-Dearborn, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.3% Black or African American, 15.6% White, 8.08% Hispanic or Latino, 5.57% Two or More Races, 1.39% Asian, 1.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.557% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dorsey College-Dearborn in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44%), followed by Black or African American Male (15.3%) and White Male (8.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dorsey College-Dearborn in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 359 students. The full-time enrollment at Dorsey College-Dearborn is 359 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

32%
2022 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 Dorsey College-Dearborn was 32%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Dorsey College-Dearborn had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    213 enrolled students
  2. White
    56 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    29 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Dorsey College-Dearborn is 59.3% Black or African American, 15.6% White, 8.08% Hispanic or Latino, 5.57% Two or More Races, 1.39% Asian, 1.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.557% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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, 28 students (7.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 53 more women than men received degrees from Dorsey College-Dearborn. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dorsey College-Dearborn is black or african american (115 degrees awarded). There were 2.3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (50 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Dorsey College-Dearborn is General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (76 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (57 degrees) and Dental Assisting (27 degrees).

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 Dorsey College-Dearborn are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

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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 Dorsey College-Dearborn are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dorsey College-Dearborn.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 76 degrees awarded
  2. 57 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Dorsey College-Dearborn was General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

81
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
134
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Dorsey College-Dearborn, which is 0.604 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (134).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Dorsey College-Dearborn in General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair, which is 18 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Dorsey College-Dearborn in Medical Assistant, which is 56 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from Dorsey College-Dearborn completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    115 degrees awarded
  2. White
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dorsey College-Dearborn is black or african american (115 degrees awarded). There were 2.3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (50 degrees).

6.51% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    79 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    36 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dorsey College-Dearborn is black or african american female (79 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (36 degrees).

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