Green River College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,727
2.53% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,245
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
7,493
63.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
37.7%
224 Graduates

About

Green River College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Green River College were Computer & Information Systems Security (62 degrees awarded), General Computer Programming (53 degrees), and Entrepreneurial Studies (26 degrees).

In 2020, 2,925 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Green River College. 45.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,254 degrees), 3.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (327 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Green River College is $3,727, which is $−8,102 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Green River College is $3,727, which is $−8,102 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,245.

In 2020, 29% of undergraduate students attending Green River College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,727
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Green River College was $3,727. The cost of tuition at Green River College is $−8,102 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$9,245
2020 Value
12.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Green River College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,245. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Green River College grew by 12.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,770
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Green River College was of $10,770 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 9.12% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

29%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

29% of undergraduate students at Green River College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 7.41% with respect to 2019, when 27% 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.
11%
2018 Default Rate
78
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Green River College was 11%, which represents 78 out of the 707 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Green River College has a total enrollment of 7,493 students. The full-time enrollment at Green River College is 4,760 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,733. This means that 63.5% of students enrolled at Green River College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Green River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.3% White, 12.1% Asian, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11.4% Two or More Races, 5.81% Black or African American, 0.761% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.52% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Green River College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (20.4%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Green River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,493 students. The full-time enrollment at Green River College is 4,760 and the part-time enrollment is 2,733. This means that 63.5% of students enrolled at Green River College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 Green River College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Green River 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
    2,944
  2. Asian
    906
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    885

The enrolled student population at Green River College is 39.3% White, 12.1% Asian, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11.4% Two or More Races, 5.81% Black or African American, 0.761% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.52% 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/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 536 students (7.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 279 fewer women than men received degrees from Green River College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Green River College is white (1,254 degrees awarded). There were 3.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (327 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Green River College is Computer & Information Systems Security (62 degrees awarded), followed by General Computer Programming (53 degrees) and Entrepreneurial Studies (26 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Green River College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (178 degrees awarded), Precision Production (147 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (196 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 River College are Other managers (92,560 people), Postsecondary teachers (85,372 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (82,398 people), Physicians (67,098 people), and Other Physical Scientists (55,113 people).

The most specialized majors at Green River College are Transportation (178 degrees awarded), Precision Production (147 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (196 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,051 degrees), and Physical Sciences (99 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 River College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Green River College are Transportation (178 degrees awarded), Precision Production (147 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (196 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,051 degrees), and Physical Sciences (99 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 River College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (158,514 people), Elementary & secondary schools (157,181 people), Construction (98,617 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (85,050 people), and Computer Systems Design (64,544 people).

The most specialized majors at Green River College are Transportation (178 degrees awarded), Precision Production (147 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (196 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,051 degrees), and Physical Sciences (99 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 River College.
Most Common
  1. 62 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 26 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Green River College was Computer & Information Systems Security with 62 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,602
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,323
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,602 degrees were awarded to men at Green River College, which is 1.21 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,323).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 375 degrees were awarded to men at Green River College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.555 times less than the 676 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 676 degrees were awarded to women at Green River College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.8 times more than the 375 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Green River College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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, 9.38% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,254 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    327 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    320 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Green River College is white (1,254 degrees awarded). There were 3.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (327 degrees).

8.21% of degree recipients (240 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    675 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    579 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    179 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Green River College is white male (675 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (579 degrees).

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Operations

Green River College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.85M (30.9%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Green River College had a total salary expenditure of $112M. Green River College employs 169 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Green River College are Male Instructors (88), Female Instructors(81), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green River College are: Management, with 161 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 95 employees, and Service with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.9M
2020 Endowment
0.824%
growth from 2019

Green River College has an endowment valued at about $18.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Green River College grew 0.824% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.41M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.38M - Federal
  2. $7.69M - State
  3. $16.9M - Local

As of 2020, Green River College received $1.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.69M from state grants and contracts, and $16.9M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$52.4M
2020 Salaries
11.3%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Green River College paid a median of $52.4M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 11.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.39% growth from 2018 and a 5.96% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.9M
Instructional Salaries
169
Number of Employees

In 2020, Green River College paid a total of $12.9M to 169 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
169 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
161 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Green River College were Instructor with 169 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green River College were Management with 161 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 95 employees; and Service with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Green River College was Male Instructor with 88 employees, and Female Instructor with 81 employees.

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

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