Galveston College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,500
11.1% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,001
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.51%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,026
32.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.6%
47 Graduates

About

Galveston College is a higher education institution located in Galveston County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Galveston College were General Studies (204 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (38 degrees), and Medical Administrative Assistant (21 degrees).

In 2022, 677 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Galveston College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (278 degrees), 1.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (263 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Galveston College is $1,500, which is $−6,612 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Galveston College is $1,500, which is $−6,612 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,001.

In 2022, 76% of undergraduate students attending Galveston College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Galveston College was $1,500. The cost of tuition at Galveston College is $−6,612 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,001
2022 Value
24.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Galveston College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,001. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Galveston College grew by 24.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,024
Room and Board
$1,950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Galveston College was of $8,024 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 20.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,950. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.619% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Galveston College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 49% with respect to 2021, when 51% 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.
3.51%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Galveston College was 3.51%, which represents 4 out of the 114 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Galveston College had a total enrollment of 2,026 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Galveston College is 656 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,370. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at Galveston College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Galveston College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.8% Hispanic or Latino, 31.9% White, 16.9% Black or African American, 2.57% Asian, 1.97% Two or More Races, 0.444% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.247% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Galveston College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (27%), followed by White Female (18%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Galveston College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,026 students. The full-time enrollment at Galveston College is 656 and the part-time enrollment is 1,370. This means that 32.4% of students enrolled at Galveston College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2018 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 Galveston College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Galveston College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    846 enrolled students
  2. White
    647 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    343 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Galveston College is 41.8% Hispanic or Latino, 31.9% White, 16.9% Black or African American, 2.57% Asian, 1.97% Two or More Races, 0.444% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.247% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% 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, 75 students (3.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 93 more women than men received degrees from Galveston College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Galveston College is hispanic or latino (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (263 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Galveston College is General Studies (204 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (38 degrees) and Medical Administrative Assistant (21 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Galveston College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (26 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (204 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 Galveston College are Registered nurses (1,403,649 people), Medical & health services managers (156,157 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,529 people), Pharmacists (135,090 people), and Other managers (124,644 people).

The most specialized majors at Galveston College in 2022 are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (204 degrees), Health (277 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Galveston College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (204 degrees), Health (277 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Galveston College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,512,895 people), Elementary & secondary schools (331,839 people), Outpatient care centers (247,896 people), Offices of physicians (209,154 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (171,496 people).

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (204 degrees), Health (277 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Galveston College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 204 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Galveston College was General Studies with 204 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

292
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
385
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 292 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College, which is 0.758 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (385).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College in General Studies, which is 0.557 times less than the 131 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College in General Studies, which is 1.79 times more than the 73 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Galveston College is Male and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.13% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    278 degrees awarded
  2. White
    263 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Galveston College is hispanic or latino (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (263 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    161 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    145 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Galveston College is hispanic or latino female (161 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (145 degrees).

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Operations

Galveston College employs 49 Instructors, 6 Assistant professors and 3 Professors. Most academics at Galveston College are Female Instructor (28), Male Instructor (21), and Male Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Galveston College are: Management, with 22 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$13.2M
2022 Salaries
1.84%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Galveston College paid a median of $13.2M in salaries, a 1.84% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.33M
Instructional Salaries
62
Number of Employees

In 2022, Galveston College paid a total of $4.33M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Galveston College were Instructor with 49 employees, Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Galveston College were Management with 22 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Galveston College was Female Instructor with 28 employees, Male Instructor with 21 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Galveston College.

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