Empire College

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2019 Average Net Price
$22,814
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.41%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
371
95.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
53.2%
82 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 194 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Empire College. 77.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (87 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (85 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Empire College is $0, which is $−7,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Empire College is $0, which is $−7,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,814.

In 2019, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$22,814
2019 Value
8.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Empire College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,814. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Empire College grew by 8.82%.

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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

48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Empire College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 12.7% with respect to 2018, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Empire College (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.
5.41%
2017 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Empire College was 5.41%, which represents 8 out of the 148 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

Empire College has a total enrollment of 371 students. The full-time enrollment at Empire College is 353 students and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 95.1% of students enrolled at Empire College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Empire College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.6% White, 39.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Black or African American, 2.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.89% Two or More Races, 1.89% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.62% Asian.

Students enrolled at Empire College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.4%), followed by White Female (32.7%) and White Male (9.51%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (27.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Empire College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 371 students. The full-time enrollment at Empire College is 353 and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 95.1% of students enrolled at Empire College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Empire College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Empire College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    169
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    146
  3. Black or African American
    13

The enrolled student population at Empire College is 45.6% White, 39.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Black or African American, 2.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.89% Two or More Races, 1.89% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.62% Asian. 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.

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Graduates

In 2019, 108 more women than men received degrees from Empire College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Empire College is hispanic or latino (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (85 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Empire College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (45 degrees awarded), Health (96 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 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 Empire College are Registered nurses (1,446,530 people), Accountants & auditors (1,000,825 people), Other managers (796,899 people), Software developers (628,765 people), and Financial managers (502,287 people).

The most specialized majors at Empire College are Legal (45 degrees awarded), Health (96 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 degrees), and Business (39 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 Empire College are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Empire College are Legal (45 degrees awarded), Health (96 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 degrees), and Business (39 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 Empire College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,747,539 people), Computer Systems Design (984,851 people), Elementary & secondary schools (676,750 people), Banking & related activities (531,558 people), and Insurance carriers (507,457 people).

The most specialized majors at Empire College are Legal (45 degrees awarded), Health (96 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 degrees), and Business (39 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 Empire 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 Empire College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

43
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
151
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Empire College, which is 0.285 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (151).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Empire College in Law, which is 1.1 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Empire College in Medical Assistant, which is 12.7 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Empire College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 4.88% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    87 degrees awarded
  2. White
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Empire College is hispanic or latino (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (85 degrees).

1.03% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    81 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    59 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Empire College is hispanic or latino female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (59 degrees).

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Operations

Empire 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 $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Empire College had a total salary expenditure of $5.08M. Empire College employs 14 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Empire College are Female Instructors (10), Male Instructors(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Empire College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Empire College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Empire 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Empire College received $0 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

$2.86M
2019 Salaries
11.2%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Empire College paid a median of $2.86M in salaries, which represents 56.3% of their overall expenditure ($5.08M) and a 11.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.8% growth from 2017 and a 1.15% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$660k
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2019, Empire College paid a total of $660k to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Empire College were Instructor with 14 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Empire College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; Management with 8 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Empire College was Female Instructor with 10 employees, Male Instructor with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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