Goshen College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,230
2% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,679
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.35%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
92.4%
984 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
899
84.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
62.9%
100 Graduates

About

Goshen College is a higher education institution located in Elkhart County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Goshen College were Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), Molecular Biology (14 degrees), and Sign Language Interpretation & Translation (11 degrees).

In 2020, 217 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goshen College. 68.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (142 degrees), 4.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goshen College is $35,230, which is $6,830 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goshen College is $35,230, which is $6,830 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,679.

In 2020, 94% of undergraduate students attending Goshen College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,230
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Goshen College was $35,230. The cost of tuition at Goshen College is $6,830 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$17,679
2020 Value
10.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Goshen College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,679. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Goshen College grew by 10.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,840
Room and Board
$1,220
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goshen College was of $9,840 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 0.562% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Goshen College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.08% with respect to 2019, when 93% 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.
4.35%
2018 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Goshen College was 4.35%, which represents 11 out of the 253 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Goshen College received 984 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 25.1% annual decline. Out of those 984 applicants, 909 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.4% acceptance rate.

There were 899 students enrolled at Goshen College in 2020, and 84% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goshen College has an overall enrollment yield of 22%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
909
Accepted Out of 984

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goshen College was 92.4% (909 admissions from 984 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 63%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −25.1%, while admissions grew by 9.92%.

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SAT Scores

84%
Submission Percentage
167
Scores Submitted

84% of enrolled first-time students at Goshen College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goshen College has a total enrollment of 899 students. The full-time enrollment at Goshen College is 759 students and the part-time enrollment is 140. This means that 84.4% of students enrolled at Goshen College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goshen College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% White, 24.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.56% Black or African American, 2.45% Two or More Races, 2.34% Asian, 0.445% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.222% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Goshen College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.2%), followed by White Male (19.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (66.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goshen College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 899 students. The full-time enrollment at Goshen College is 759 and the part-time enrollment is 140. This means that 84.4% of students enrolled at Goshen College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 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 Goshen College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Goshen College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    490
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    222
  3. Black or African American
    41

The enrolled student population at Goshen College is 54.5% White, 24.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.56% Black or African American, 2.45% Two or More Races, 2.34% Asian, 0.445% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.222% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 29 students (3.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 81 more women than men received degrees from Goshen College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Goshen College is white (142 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goshen College is Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), followed by Molecular Biology (14 degrees) and Sign Language Interpretation & Translation (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Goshen College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (13 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and History (5 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 Goshen College are Physicians (428,413 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (296,728 people), Postsecondary teachers (234,204 people), Other managers (214,189 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (210,197 people).

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Language & Linguistics (13 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), History (5 degrees), English (8 degrees), and Biology (21 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 Goshen College are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Language & Linguistics (13 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), History (5 degrees), English (8 degrees), and Biology (21 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 Goshen College are Elementary & secondary schools (614,132 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (563,473 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (504,407 people), Offices of physicians (214,320 people), and Legal services (174,019 people).

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Language & Linguistics (13 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), History (5 degrees), English (8 degrees), and Biology (21 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 Goshen College.
Most Common
  1. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goshen College was Registered Nursing with 41 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

68
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
149
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Goshen College, which is 0.456 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (149).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Goshen College in Molecular Biology, which is 1.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to women at Goshen College in Registered Nursing, which is 12.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 55% of students graduating from Goshen College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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 Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goshen College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    142 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goshen College is white (142 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

0.461% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    97 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Goshen College is white female (97 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (45 degrees).

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Operations

Goshen College has an endowment valued at nearly $111M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.24M (1.11%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Goshen College had a total salary expenditure of $29M. Goshen College employs 31 Professors, 18 Associate professors, and 13 Assistant professors. Most academics at Goshen College are Male Professors (18), Female Professors(13), and Female Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goshen College are: Management, with 37 employees, Service, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$111M
2020 Endowment
2.19%
decline from 2019

Goshen College has an endowment valued at about $111M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Goshen College declined 2.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $71.3M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.51M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Goshen College received $3.51M 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

$11M
2020 Salaries
1.19%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Goshen College paid a median of $11M in salaries, which represents 37.8% of their overall expenditure ($29M) and a 1.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.113% decline from 2018 and a 3.28% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.74M
Instructional Salaries
63
Number of Employees

In 2020, Goshen College paid a total of $3.74M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goshen College were Professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goshen College were Management with 37 employees; Service with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goshen College was Male Professor with 18 employees, Female Professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 12 employees.

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

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