Ellsworth Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,272
2.89% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,393
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
21.2%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
741
75% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
36.3%
86 Graduates

About

Ellsworth Community College is a higher education institution located in Hardin County, IA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ellsworth Community College were .

In 2019, 183 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ellsworth Community College. 57.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (131 degrees), 5.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ellsworth Community College is $4,272, which is $−3,552 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ellsworth Community College is $4,272, which is $−3,552 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,393.

In 2019, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,272
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Ellsworth Community College was $4,272. The cost of tuition at Ellsworth Community College is $−3,552 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$11,393
2019 Value
2.12%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Ellsworth Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,393. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Ellsworth Community College grew by 2.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,900
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ellsworth Community College was of $6,900 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 6.56% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.09% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Ellsworth Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.13% with respect to 2018, when 64% 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.
21.2%
2017 Default Rate
68
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Ellsworth Community College was 21.2%, which represents 68 out of the 321 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

Ellsworth Community College has a total enrollment of 741 students. The full-time enrollment at Ellsworth Community College is 556 students and the part-time enrollment is 185. This means that 75% of students enrolled at Ellsworth Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ellsworth Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.4% White, 14.8% Black or African American, 5.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.54% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.405% Asian, and 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Ellsworth Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.9%), followed by White Male (22.1%) and Black or African American Male (17.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ellsworth Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 741 students. The full-time enrollment at Ellsworth Community College is 556 and the part-time enrollment is 185. This means that 75% of students enrolled at Ellsworth Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2019 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 Ellsworth Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Ellsworth Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    514
  2. Black or African American
    110
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40

The enrolled student population at Ellsworth Community College is 69.4% White, 14.8% Black or African American, 5.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.54% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.405% Asian, and 0.27% 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 Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 29 students (3.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 27 more women than men received degrees from Ellsworth Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ellsworth Community College is white (131 degrees awarded). There were 5.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ellsworth Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (104 degrees), and Health (31 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 Ellsworth Community College are Registered nurses (1,454,019 people), Accountants & auditors (1,002,735 people), Other managers (775,347 people), Financial managers (497,657 people), and Chief executives & legislators (393,687 people).

The most specialized majors at Ellsworth Community College are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (104 degrees), Health (31 degrees), Business (6 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (0 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 Ellsworth Community College are Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Ellsworth Community College are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (104 degrees), Health (31 degrees), Business (6 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (0 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 Ellsworth Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,739,019 people), Elementary & secondary schools (769,675 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (497,423 people), Banking & related activities (492,310 people), and Computer Systems Design (492,246 people).

The most specialized majors at Ellsworth Community College are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (104 degrees), Health (31 degrees), Business (6 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (0 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 Ellsworth Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ellsworth Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

78
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
105
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Ellsworth Community College, which is 0.743 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (105).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Ellsworth Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.31 times more than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Ellsworth Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.763 times less than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 31% of students graduating from Ellsworth Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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 (45.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ellsworth Community College is Female and White (45.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.65% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    131 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ellsworth Community College is white (131 degrees awarded). There were 5.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

4.37% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    89 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ellsworth Community College is white female (89 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (42 degrees).

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Operations

Ellsworth Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $64.7k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Ellsworth Community College had a total salary expenditure of $15.4M. Ellsworth Community College employs 12 Associate professors, 11 Professors, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Ellsworth Community College are Male Professors (7), Male Associate professors(7), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ellsworth Community College are: Service, with 13 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 9 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Ellsworth Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Ellsworth Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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 Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.72M - Federal
  2. $116k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Ellsworth Community College received $1.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $116k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.51M
2019 Salaries
2.93%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Ellsworth Community College paid a median of $5.51M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($15.4M) and a 2.93% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.92% growth from 2017 and a 15.1% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.77M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2019, Ellsworth Community College paid a total of $1.77M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
12 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ellsworth Community College were Associate professor with 12 employees; Professor with 11 employees; and Professor with 2 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ellsworth Community College were Service with 13 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ellsworth Community College was Male Professor with 7 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ellsworth Community College.

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