Grays Harbor College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,460

1.97% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,558

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

20.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,971

64.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37.1%

72 Graduates

About

Grays Harbor College is a higher education institution located in Grays Harbor County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Grays Harbor College were General Business Administration & Management (0 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 843 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Grays Harbor College. 35.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 64.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (549 degrees), 6.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Grays Harbor College is $3,460, which is $-3,954 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Grays Harbor College is $3,460, which is $-3,954 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,558.

In 2017, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,460

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Grays Harbor College was $3,460. The cost of tuition at Grays Harbor College is $-3,954 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,558

2017 Value

9.76%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Grays Harbor College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,558. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Grays Harbor College grew by 9.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,582

Room and Board

$825

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Grays Harbor College was of $9,582 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.02% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 21.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Grays Harbor College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.08% with respect to 2016, when 48% 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.

20.6%

2016 Default Rate

55

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Grays Harbor College was 20.6%, which represents 55 out of the 267 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

Grays Harbor College has a total enrollment of 1,971 students. The full-time enrollment at Grays Harbor College is 1,273 students and the part-time enrollment is 698. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at Grays Harbor College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Grays Harbor College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.2% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.68% Two or More Races, 3.55% Black or African American, 2.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.23% Asian, and 0.304% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Grays Harbor College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.9%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Grays Harbor College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,971 students. The full-time enrollment at Grays Harbor College is 1,273 and the part-time enrollment is 698. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at Grays Harbor College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% 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 Grays Harbor College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Grays Harbor 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. White

    1,207

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    242

  3. Two or More Races

    171

The enrolled student population at Grays Harbor College is 61.2% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.68% Two or More Races, 3.55% Black or African American, 2.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.23% Asian, and 0.304% 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, 173 students (8.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 237 fewer women than men received degrees from Grays Harbor College. The majority of degree recipients at Grays Harbor College are white (549 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Grays Harbor College is General Business Administration & Management (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Grays Harbor College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (183 degrees awarded), Precision Production (69 degrees), and Transportation (25 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 Grays Harbor College are Elementary & middle school teachers (76,525 people), Other managers (57,329 people), Construction managers (38,338 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (29,892 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (21,443 people).

The most specialized majors at Grays Harbor College are Construction (183 degrees awarded), Precision Production (69 degrees), Transportation (25 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (19 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (223 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 Grays Harbor College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Physicians, Medical & health services managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Grays Harbor College are Construction (183 degrees awarded), Precision Production (69 degrees), Transportation (25 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (19 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (223 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 Grays Harbor College are Elementary & secondary schools (122,593 people), Construction (93,460 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (49,947 people), Air transportation (34,938 people), and Computer Systems Design (28,125 people).

The most specialized majors at Grays Harbor College are Construction (183 degrees awarded), Precision Production (69 degrees), Transportation (25 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (19 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (223 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 Grays Harbor College.

Most Common

  1. 0 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Grays Harbor College was General Business Administration & Management with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 540

  2. 303

In 2017, 540 degrees were awarded to men at Grays Harbor College, which is 1.78 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (303).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Grays Harbor College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.628 times less than the 137 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded to women at Grays Harbor College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.59 times more than the 86 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Grays Harbor College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% 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, 1.39% 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

    549 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    90 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Grays Harbor College is white (549 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

6.29% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    335 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    214 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Grays Harbor College is white male (335 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (214 degrees).

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Operations

Grays Harbor College has an endowment valued at nearly $11M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $22.6k (0.205%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Grays Harbor College had a total salary expenditure of $29.6M. Grays Harbor College employs 63 Assistant professors, 6 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Grays Harbor College are Male Assistant professors (37), Female Assistant professors(26), and Female No academic ranks (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grays Harbor College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11M

2017 Endowment

7.26%

growth from 2016

Grays Harbor College has an endowment valued at about $11M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Grays Harbor College grew 7.26% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.33M higher than 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: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $609k - Federal

  2. $3.03M - State

  3. $1.17M - Local

As of 2017, Grays Harbor College received $609k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.03M from state grants and contracts, and $1.17M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.4M

2017 Salaries

2.35%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Grays Harbor College paid a median of $12.4M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($29.6M) and a 2.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.21% growth from 2015 and a 2.68% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.42M

Instructional Salaries

69

Number of Employees

In 2017, Grays Harbor College paid a total of $4.42M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

63 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Grays Harbor College were Assistant professor with 63 employees; No academic rank with 6 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grays Harbor College were Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Grays Harbor College was Male Assistant professor with 37 employees, Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Female No academic rank with 5 employees.

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

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