Galveston College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,200

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,421

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.3%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,208

26.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.6%

35 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 559 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Galveston College. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (227 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (205 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Galveston College is $1,200, which is $-6,214 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Galveston College is $1,200, which is $-6,214 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,421.

In 2017, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,200

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Galveston College was $1,200. The cost of tuition at Galveston College is $-6,214 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,421

2017 Value

17.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Galveston College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,421. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Galveston College grew by 17.9%.

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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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Other Student Expenses

$5,242

Room and Board

$910

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Galveston College was of $5,242 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $910. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.276% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

8%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Galveston College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.63% with respect to 2016, when 38% 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.

15.3%

2016 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Galveston College was 15.3%, which represents 22 out of the 144 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

Galveston College has a total enrollment of 2,208 students. The full-time enrollment at Galveston College is 584 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,624. This means that 26.4% of students enrolled at Galveston College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Galveston College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39% White, 37.9% Hispanic or Latino, 15.6% Black or African American, 2.76% Asian, 1.63% Two or More Races, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.181% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Galveston College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.6%) and White Male (18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Galveston College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,208 students. The full-time enrollment at Galveston College is 584 and the part-time enrollment is 1,624. This means that 26.4% of students enrolled at Galveston College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%

2017 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 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Galveston College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    861

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    836

  3. Black or African American

    345

The enrolled student population at Galveston College is 39% White, 37.9% Hispanic or Latino, 15.6% Black or African American, 2.76% Asian, 1.63% Two or More Races, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.181% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 36 students (1.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 87 more women than men received degrees from Galveston College. The majority of degree recipients at Galveston College are white (227 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (205 degrees).

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

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 (40 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (183 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (39 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 Galveston College are Registered nurses (1,298,933 people), Medical & health services managers (137,237 people), Pharmacists (129,591 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (123,078 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (183 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), and Health (244 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 Galveston College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (183 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), and Health (244 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 Galveston College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,425,544 people), Elementary & secondary schools (304,936 people), Outpatient care centers (198,085 people), Offices of physicians (189,892 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (153,377 people).

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (183 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), and Health (244 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 Galveston 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Galveston College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 236

  2. 323

In 2017, 236 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College, which is 0.731 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (323).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College in General Studies, which is 0.649 times less than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Galveston College in General Studies, which is 1.54 times more than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from Galveston College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (32.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Galveston College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (32.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.86% 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

    227 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Galveston College is white (227 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (205 degrees).

2.86% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    133 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    126 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Galveston College is white female (133 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (126 degrees).

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Operations

Galveston College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $124k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Galveston College had a total salary expenditure of $23.4M. Galveston College employs 36 Instructors, 8 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Galveston College are Female Instructors (20), Male Instructors(16), and Male Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Galveston College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Galveston College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Galveston College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.76M - Federal

  2. $224k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Galveston College received $1.76M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $224k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11M

2017 Salaries

2.57%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Galveston College paid a median of $11M in salaries, which represents 47.1% of their overall expenditure ($23.4M) and a 2.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.97% growth from 2015 and a 1.69% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.38M

Instructional Salaries

56

Number of Employees

In 2017, Galveston College paid a total of $3.38M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

36 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Galveston College were Instructor with 36 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Galveston College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees; Management with 20 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Galveston College was Female Instructor with 20 employees, Male Instructor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

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

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