Green Mountain College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,560

4.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,060

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.76%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

78.5%

881 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

755

95.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.1%

86 Graduates

About

Green Mountain College is a higher education institution located in Rutland County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Green Mountain College were Resort Management (13 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies (13 degrees), and Environmental Studies (11 degrees).

In 2016, 226 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Green Mountain College. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (143 degrees), 2.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Green Mountain College is $35,560, which is $15,400 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Green Mountain College is $35,560, which is $15,400 more 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 $20,060.

In 2016, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,560

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Green Mountain College was $35,560. The cost of tuition at Green Mountain College is $15,400 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$20,060

2016 Value

18.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Green Mountain College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,060. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Green Mountain College grew by 18.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,492

Room and Board

$0

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Green Mountain College was of $11,492 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $0. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 100% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Green Mountain College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.17% with respect to 2015, when 92% 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.

5.76%

2015 Default Rate

16

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Green Mountain College was 5.76%, which represents 16 out of the 278 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

Green Mountain College received 881 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 6.79% annual growth. Out of those 881 applicants, 692 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.5% acceptance rate.

There were 755 students enrolled at Green Mountain College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Green Mountain College has an overall enrollment yield of 18.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

692

Accepted Out of 881

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Green Mountain College was 78.5% (692 admissions from 881 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 65.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 6.79%, while admissions grew by 27.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Green Mountain College has a total enrollment of 755 students. The full-time enrollment at Green Mountain College is 719 students and the part-time enrollment is 36. This means that 95.2% of students enrolled at Green Mountain College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Green Mountain College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.1% White, 4.24% Black or African American, 3.31% Hispanic or Latino, 1.32% Two or More Races, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.795% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Green Mountain College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (22.7%) and Black or African American Male (3.13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (54%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Green Mountain College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 755 students. The full-time enrollment at Green Mountain College is 719 and the part-time enrollment is 36. This means that 95.2% of students enrolled at Green Mountain College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Green Mountain College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Green Mountain College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    469

  2. Black or African American

    32

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25

The enrolled student population at Green Mountain College is 62.1% White, 4.24% Black or African American, 3.31% Hispanic or Latino, 1.32% Two or More Races, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.795% Asian, 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, 192 students (25.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 46 more women than men received degrees from Green Mountain College. The majority of degree recipients at Green Mountain College are white (143 degrees awarded). There were 2.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (61 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Green Mountain College is Resort Management (13 degrees awarded), followed by Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies (13 degrees) and Environmental Studies (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Green Mountain College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees awarded), Agriculture (37 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (9 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 Green Mountain College are Miscellaneous managers (120,769 people), Architects, except naval (100,457 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (67,007 people), Postsecondary teachers (49,914 people), and Clergy (36,225 people).

The most specialized majors at Green Mountain College are Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees awarded), Agriculture (37 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (9 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 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 Green Mountain College are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Financial analysts, and Pharmacists

The most specialized majors at Green Mountain College are Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees awarded), Agriculture (37 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (9 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 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 Green Mountain College are Architectural, engineering & related services (148,194 people), Elementary & secondary schools (126,785 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,627 people), Hospitals (93,639 people), and Construction (75,485 people).

The most specialized majors at Green Mountain College are Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees awarded), Agriculture (37 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (9 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 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 Green Mountain College.

Most Common

  1. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Green Mountain College was Resort Management with 13 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 90

  2. 136

In 2016, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Green Mountain College, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (136).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Green Mountain College in Environmental Studies, which is 0.667 times less than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Green Mountain College in Environmental Studies, which is 1.5 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

48%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 41% of students graduating from Green Mountain College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 Green Mountain 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, 16.3% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    143 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Green Mountain College is white (143 degrees awarded). There were 2.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (61 degrees).

27% of degree recipients (61 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    99 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Green Mountain College is white female (99 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (44 degrees).

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Operations

Green Mountain College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.57M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-126k (-3.54%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Green Mountain College had a total expenditure of $19.5M. Of that $19.5M, they spent $6.22M on salaries and $19.5M on benefits.

Green Mountain College employs 16 Professors, 14 Associate professors, and 8 Assistant professors. Most academics at Green Mountain College are Male Professors (11), Male Associate professors(7), and Female Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green Mountain College are: Management, with 23 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.57M

2015 Endowment

8.02%

decline from 2014

Green Mountain College has an endowment valued at about $3.57M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Green Mountain College declined 8.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.3M 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: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Green Mountain College received $0 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

Primary Expenses

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$6.22M

Salary Expenditure

$19.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Green Mountain College had a total expenditure of $19.5M. Of that $19.5M, they spent $6.22M on salaries and $19.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$6.22M

2015 Salaries

0.454%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Green Mountain College paid a median of $6.22M in salaries, which represents 31.8% of their overall expenditure ($19.5M) and a 0.454% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.55% decline from 2013 and a 2.65% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.06M

Instructional Salaries

38

Number of Employees

In 2015, Green Mountain College paid a total of $2.06M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Green Mountain College were Professor with 16 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green Mountain College were Management with 23 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Green Mountain College was Male Professor with 11 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

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

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