Gulf Coast State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,750
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$3,746
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
14.8%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
5,379
34.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
40.1%
279 Graduates

About

Gulf Coast State College is a higher education institution located in Bay County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Gulf Coast State College were Registered Nursing (33 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (11 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (8 degrees).

In 2017, 1,297 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Gulf Coast State College. 61.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (971 degrees), 8.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (121 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Gulf Coast State College is $1,750, which is $-11,140 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Gulf Coast State College is $1,750, which is $-11,140 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,746.

In 2017, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 12% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,750
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Gulf Coast State College was $1,750. The cost of tuition at Gulf Coast State College is $-11,140 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$3,746
2017 Value
12.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Gulf Coast State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,746. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Gulf Coast State College grew by 12.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,580
Room and Board
$1,035
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Gulf Coast State College was of $7,580 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,035. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
12%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Gulf Coast State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 45% 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.
14.8%
2016 Default Rate
99
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Gulf Coast State College was 14.8%, which represents 99 out of the 671 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

Gulf Coast State College has a total enrollment of 5,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Gulf Coast State College is 1,840 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,539. This means that 34.2% of students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Gulf Coast State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.3% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 6.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.38% Two or More Races, 2.94% Asian, 0.799% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0186% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (29.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Gulf Coast State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Gulf Coast State College is 1,840 and the part-time enrollment is 3,539. This means that 34.2% of students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/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 Gulf Coast State College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Gulf Coast State 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
    3,890
  2. Black or African American
    577
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    331

The enrolled student population at Gulf Coast State College is 72.3% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 6.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.38% Two or More Races, 2.94% Asian, 0.799% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0186% 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/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 169 students (3.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 293 more women than men received degrees from Gulf Coast State College. The majority of degree recipients at Gulf Coast State College are white (971 degrees awarded). There were 8.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (121 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Gulf Coast State College is Registered Nursing (33 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (11 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Gulf Coast State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), and Protective Services (106 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 Gulf Coast State College are Registered nurses (1,306,951 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (147,115 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Pharmacists (130,292 people), and Police officers (123,762 people).

The most specialized majors at Gulf Coast State College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), Protective Services (106 degrees), Health (404 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (44 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 Gulf Coast State College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Gulf Coast State College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), Protective Services (106 degrees), Health (404 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (44 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 Gulf Coast State College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,450,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (360,589 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,897 people), Outpatient care centers (211,220 people), and Offices of physicians (194,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Gulf Coast State College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), Protective Services (106 degrees), Health (404 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (44 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 Gulf Coast State College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Gulf Coast State College was Registered Nursing with 33 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 502
  2. 795

In 2017, 502 degrees were awarded to men at Gulf Coast State College, which is 0.631 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (795).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 233 degrees were awarded to men at Gulf Coast State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.7 times less than the 333 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 333 degrees were awarded to women at Gulf Coast State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.43 times more than the 233 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Gulf Coast State College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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, 1.79% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    971 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    121 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Gulf Coast State College is white (971 degrees awarded). There were 8.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (121 degrees).

2.7% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    595 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    376 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Gulf Coast State College is white female (595 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (376 degrees).

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Operations

Gulf Coast State College has an endowment valued at nearly $31.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $126k (0.401%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Gulf Coast State College had a total salary expenditure of $51.4M. Gulf Coast State College employs 40 No academic ranks, 36 Assistant professors, and 28 Associate professors. Most academics at Gulf Coast State College are Female No academic ranks (30), Female Assistant professors(24), and Female Associate professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 79 employees, Service, with 40 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$31.4M
2017 Endowment
6.37%
growth from 2016

Gulf Coast State College has an endowment valued at about $31.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Gulf Coast State College grew 6.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.4M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.42M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Gulf Coast State College received $2.42M 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

$20.3M
2017 Salaries
0.211%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Gulf Coast State College paid a median of $20.3M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($51.4M) and a 0.211% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.05% decline from 2015 and a 0.952% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.8M
Instructional Salaries
141
Number of Employees

In 2017, Gulf Coast State College paid a total of $7.8M to 141 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
79 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College were No academic rank with 40 employees; Assistant professor with 36 employees; and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College were Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees; Service with 40 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College was Female No academic rank with 30 employees, Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, and Female Associate professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Gulf Coast State College.

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