Goddard College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,786

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,466

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.07%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

56.3%

16 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

505

93.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

57.1%

4 Graduates

About

Goddard College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Goddard College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (50 degrees awarded), General Education (16 degrees), and Creative Writing (12 degrees).

In 2016, 197 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goddard College. 74.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (144 degrees), 6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goddard College is $15,786, which is $-4,374 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goddard College is $15,786, which is $-4,374 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,466.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,786

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Goddard College was $15,786. The cost of tuition at Goddard College is $-4,374 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$18,466

2016 Value

6.54%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Goddard College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,466. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Goddard College grew by 6.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,370

Room and Board

$600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goddard College was of $9,370 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board increased by 27.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Goddard College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 4.41% with respect to 2015, when 68% 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.

4.07%

2015 Default Rate

10

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Goddard College was 4.07%, which represents 10 out of the 246 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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Admissions

Goddard College received 16 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 33.3% annual growth. Out of those 16 applicants, 9 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.3% acceptance rate.

There were 505 students enrolled at Goddard College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goddard College has an overall enrollment yield of 100%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

9

Accepted Out of 16

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goddard College was 56.3% (9 admissions from 16 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 100%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 33.3%, while admissions declined by -25%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Goddard College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goddard College has a total enrollment of 505 students. The full-time enrollment at Goddard College is 472 students and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Goddard College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goddard College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.6% White, 4.36% Black or African American, 3.76% Two or More Races, 3.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% Asian, 2.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Goddard College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (50.5%), followed by White Male (18.7%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (3.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Black or African American Female (5.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goddard College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 505 students. The full-time enrollment at Goddard College is 472 and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Goddard College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2016 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 Goddard College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Goddard College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    306

  2. Black or African American

    22

  3. Two or More Races

    19

The enrolled student population at Goddard College is 60.6% White, 4.36% Black or African American, 3.76% Two or More Races, 3.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% Asian, 2.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 116 students (23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 97 more women than men received degrees from Goddard College. The majority of degree recipients at Goddard College are white (144 degrees awarded). There were 6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goddard College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Education (16 degrees) and Creative Writing (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Goddard College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (47 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (26 degrees), and Psychology (24 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Goddard College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,173,222 people), Secondary school teachers (374,076 people), Education administrators (339,595 people), Miscellaneous managers (309,902 people), and Postsecondary teachers (266,602 people).

The most specialized majors at Goddard College are English (47 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (26 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), and Education (33 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Goddard College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at Goddard College are English (47 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (26 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), and Education (33 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Goddard College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,345,020 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (559,498 people), Hospitals (359,977 people), Individual & family services (197,743 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (192,661 people).

The most specialized majors at Goddard College are English (47 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (26 degrees), Psychology (24 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), and Education (33 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 50 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goddard College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 50 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 50

  2. 147

In 2016, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Goddard College, which is 0.34 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (147).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Goddard College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.457 times less than the 46 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 46 degrees were awarded to women at Goddard College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.19 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% of students graduating from Goddard College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goddard College is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    144 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goddard College is white (144 degrees awarded). There were 6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

12.2% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    105 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Goddard College is white female (105 degrees awarded). There were 2.69 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (39 degrees).

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Operations

Goddard College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.18M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $98.3k (8.35%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Goddard College had a total expenditure of $10.4M. Of that $10.4M, they spent $6.06M on salaries and $10.4M on benefits.

Goddard College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Goddard College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goddard College are: Management, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 13 employees, and Service with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.18M

2015 Endowment

4.19%

growth from 2014

Goddard College has an endowment valued at about $1.18M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Goddard College grew 4.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $605k - Federal

  2. $7.33k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Goddard College received $605k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.33k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$6.06M

Salary Expenditure

$10.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Goddard College had a total expenditure of $10.4M. Of that $10.4M, they spent $6.06M on salaries and $10.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Goddard College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.06M

2015 Salaries

9.75%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Goddard College paid a median of $6.06M in salaries, which represents 58.4% of their overall expenditure ($10.4M) and a 9.75% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.34% decline from 2013 and a 4.33% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$863k

Instructional Salaries

14

Number of Employees

In 2015, Goddard College paid a total of $863k to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goddard College were Management with 21 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees; and Service with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goddard College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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