Galveston College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,200
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,262
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,306
31.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
41.1%
53 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 Health Care Administration & Management (0 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 707 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Galveston College. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (283 degrees), 1.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (252 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Galveston College is $1,200, which is $−6,624 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Galveston College is $1,200, which is $−6,624 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,262.

In 2019, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,200
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Galveston College was $1,200. The cost of tuition at Galveston College is $−6,624 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$4,262
2019 Value
17.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Galveston College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,262. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Galveston College grew by 17.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,316
Room and Board
$1,840
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Galveston College was of $5,316 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,840. The cost of room and board increased by 1.13% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 102% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
9%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Galveston College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.76% with respect to 2018, when 42% 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.
13.3%
2017 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Galveston College was 13.3%, which represents 20 out of the 150 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 2,306 students. The full-time enrollment at Galveston College is 731 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,575. This means that 31.7% of students enrolled at Galveston College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Galveston College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.5% Hispanic or Latino, 36.6% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 3.17% Asian, 1.86% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Galveston College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22%), followed by White Female (20.4%) and White Male (18.6%). 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

31.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Galveston College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,306 students. The full-time enrollment at Galveston College is 731 and the part-time enrollment is 1,575. This means that 31.7% of students enrolled at Galveston 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 Galveston College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Galveston 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. Hispanic or Latino
    933
  2. White
    845
  3. Black or African American
    337

The enrolled student population at Galveston College is 40.5% Hispanic or Latino, 36.6% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 3.17% Asian, 1.86% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.217% 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 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, 49 students (2.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 11 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 (283 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (252 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Galveston College is Health Care Administration & Management (0 degrees awarded), 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 (114 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), and Health (311 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 (1,378,301 people), Medical & health services managers (146,808 people), Pharmacists (133,900 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,493 people), and Physicians (103,317 people).

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (114 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Health (311 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (34 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (149 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (114 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Health (311 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (34 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (149 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 (1,461,676 people), Elementary & secondary schools (300,362 people), Outpatient care centers (228,198 people), Offices of physicians (220,725 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (150,154 people).

The most specialized majors at Galveston College are Precision Production (114 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Health (311 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (34 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (149 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. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Galveston College was Health Care Administration & Management with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

348
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
359
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 348 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College, which is 0.969 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (359).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Galveston College in Welding Technology, which is 10.4 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 92 degrees were awarded to women at Galveston College in General Studies, which is 1.61 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Galveston College is Male and Asian (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, 3.77% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    283 degrees awarded
  2. White
    252 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Galveston College is hispanic or latino (283 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (252 degrees).

2.12% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    144 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    139 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Galveston College is hispanic or latino male (144 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (139 degrees).

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Operations

Galveston 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 $480k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Galveston College had a total salary expenditure of $28.6M. Galveston College employs 44 Instructors, 8 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Galveston College are Female Instructors (25), Male Instructors(19), and Male Associate professors (5).

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 20 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Galveston College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Galveston 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.23M - Federal
  2. $361k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Galveston College received $2.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $361k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.3M
2019 Salaries
8.24%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Galveston College paid a median of $12.3M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($28.6M) and a 8.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.68% growth from 2017 and a 2.57% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.96M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2019, Galveston College paid a total of $3.96M to 61 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

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Galveston College were Instructor with 44 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2019, 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 20 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 17 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Galveston College was Female Instructor with 25 employees, Male Instructor with 19 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

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