Goshen College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,540
2.49% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,772
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.75%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
63%
1,313 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
907
84.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
68.5%
115 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 (87 degrees awarded), Social Work (13 degrees), and Accounting (13 degrees).

In 2019, 269 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goshen College. 70.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (193 degrees), 4.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goshen College is $34,540, which is $7,260 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goshen College is $34,540, which is $7,260 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,772.

In 2019, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,540
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Goshen College was $34,540. The cost of tuition at Goshen College is $7,260 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$19,772
2019 Value
6.77%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Goshen College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,772. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Goshen College grew by 6.77%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,785
Room and Board
$1,220
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goshen College was of $9,785 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 35.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Goshen College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.49% with respect to 2018, when 89% 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.
6.75%
2017 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Goshen College was 6.75%, which represents 16 out of the 237 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

Goshen College received 1,313 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 5.21% annual growth. Out of those 1,313 applicants, 827 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63% acceptance rate.

There were 907 students enrolled at Goshen College in 2019, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goshen College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
827
Accepted Out of 1,313

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goshen College was 63% (827 admissions from 1,313 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 66%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 5.21%, while admissions grew by 0.364%.

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SAT Scores

88%
Submission Percentage
140
Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at Goshen College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goshen College has a total enrollment of 907 students. The full-time enrollment at Goshen College is 769 students and the part-time enrollment is 138. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at Goshen College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goshen College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.5% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.97% Black or African American, 2.32% Asian, 2.09% Two or More Races, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.11% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Goshen College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.8%), followed by White Male (22.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (61.1%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goshen College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 907 students. The full-time enrollment at Goshen College is 769 and the part-time enrollment is 138. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at Goshen College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2019 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
    549
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    196
  3. Black or African American
    36

The enrolled student population at Goshen College is 60.5% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.97% Black or African American, 2.32% Asian, 2.09% Two or More Races, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.11% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 111 more women than men received degrees from Goshen College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Goshen College is white (193 degrees awarded). There were 4.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goshen College is Registered Nursing (87 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (13 degrees) and Accounting (13 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 Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (8 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 Other managers (178,917 people), Social workers, all other (166,402 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (132,024 people), Postsecondary teachers (129,474 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (127,275 people).

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (14 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, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (14 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 (349,953 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (279,695 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (212,737 people), Individual & family services (124,196 people), and Computer Systems Design (115,055 people).

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (14 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. 87 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 13 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goshen College was Registered Nursing with 87 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

79
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
190
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Goshen College, which is 0.416 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (190).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Goshen College in Accounting, which is 2.25 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Goshen College in Registered Nursing, which is 9.88 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 62% of students graduating from Goshen College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goshen College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 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
    193 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goshen College is white (193 degrees awarded). There were 4.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (40 degrees).

0.372% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    141 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Goshen College is white female (141 degrees awarded). There were 2.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (52 degrees).

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Operations

Goshen College has an endowment valued at nearly $114M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.38M (4.73%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Goshen College had a total salary expenditure of $29.6M. Goshen College employs 31 Professors, 18 Associate professors, and 12 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 39 employees, Service, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$114M
2019 Endowment
1.3%
growth from 2018

Goshen College has an endowment valued at about $114M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Goshen College grew 1.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $72.9M 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. $536k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Goshen College received $536k 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

$10.9M
2019 Salaries
0.113%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Goshen College paid a median of $10.9M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($29.6M) and a 0.113% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.28% decline from 2017 and a 0.929% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.73M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2019, Goshen College paid a total of $3.73M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) 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
39 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goshen College were Professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goshen College were Management with 39 employees; Service with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, 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 gender split between each academic rank present at Goshen College.

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