Gulf Coast State College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,750
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$3,496
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
4,797
33.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
44.3%
181 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 (37 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (24 degrees), and Other Computer & Information Technology Services Management (16 degrees).

In 2019, 1,221 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Gulf Coast State College. 61.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (917 degrees), 9.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Gulf Coast State College is $1,750, which is $-10,739 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Gulf Coast State College is $1,750, which is $-10,739 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,496.

In 2019, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,750
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Gulf Coast State College was $1,750. The cost of tuition at Gulf Coast State College is $-10,739 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$3,496
2019 Value
11.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Gulf Coast State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,496. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Gulf Coast State College grew by 11.8%.

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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 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
8%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Gulf Coast State College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Gulf Coast State College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
10.3%
2017 Default Rate
57
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Gulf Coast State College was 10.3%, which represents 57 out of the 556 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 4,797 students. The full-time enrollment at Gulf Coast State College is 1,625 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,172. This means that 33.9% 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 68.9% White, 10% Black or African American, 6.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.46% Two or More Races, 3.21% Asian, 0.563% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0625% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.4%), followed by White Male (25.9%) and Black or African American Female (7.32%). 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

33.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Gulf Coast State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,797 students. The full-time enrollment at Gulf Coast State College is 1,625 and the part-time enrollment is 3,172. This means that 33.9% of students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% 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 (63%), 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
    3,303
  2. Black or African American
    480
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    307

The enrolled student population at Gulf Coast State College is 68.9% White, 10% Black or African American, 6.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.46% Two or More Races, 3.21% Asian, 0.563% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0625% 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 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 330 students (6.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 289 more women than men received degrees from Gulf Coast State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Gulf Coast State College is white (917 degrees awarded). There were 9.08 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Gulf Coast State College is Registered Nursing (37 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (24 degrees) and Other Computer & Information Technology Services Management (16 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 Liberal Arts & Humanities (510 degrees awarded), Protective Services (103 degrees), and Communication Technologies (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 Gulf Coast State College are Registered nurses (1,395,272 people), Software developers (525,155 people), Other managers (210,738 people), Medical & health services managers (157,264 people), and Police officers (145,410 people).

The most specialized majors at Gulf Coast State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (510 degrees awarded), Protective Services (103 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Health (392 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (78 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Gulf Coast State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (510 degrees awarded), Protective Services (103 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Health (392 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (78 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 (1,533,431 people), Computer Systems Design (580,694 people), Elementary & secondary schools (395,261 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (380,964 people), and Outpatient care centers (250,452 people).

The most specialized majors at Gulf Coast State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (510 degrees awarded), Protective Services (103 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Health (392 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (78 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 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Gulf Coast State College was Registered Nursing with 37 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

466
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
755
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 466 degrees were awarded to men at Gulf Coast State College, which is 0.617 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (755).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 192 degrees were awarded to men at Gulf Coast State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.604 times less than the 318 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 318 degrees were awarded to women at Gulf Coast State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.66 times more than the 192 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 Gulf Coast State College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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, 2.21% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    917 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    101 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Gulf Coast State College is white (917 degrees awarded). There were 9.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

2.95% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    565 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    352 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Gulf Coast State College is white female (565 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (352 degrees).

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Operations

Gulf Coast State College has an endowment valued at nearly $33.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $144k (0.431%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Gulf Coast State College had a total salary expenditure of $74.5M. Gulf Coast State College employs 46 No academic ranks, 29 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at Gulf Coast State College are Female No academic ranks (26), Male No academic ranks(20), and Female Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 76 employees, Service, with 37 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$33.4M
2019 Endowment
0.169%
decline from 2018

Gulf Coast State College has an endowment valued at about $33.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Gulf Coast State College declined 0.169% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.5M 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. $2.35M - Federal
  2. $180k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Gulf Coast State College received $2.35M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $180k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20M
2019 Salaries
0.601%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Gulf Coast State College paid a median of $20M in salaries, which represents 26.9% of their overall expenditure ($74.5M) and a 0.601% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.73% decline from 2017 and a 0.211% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.68M
Instructional Salaries
132
Number of Employees

In 2019, Gulf Coast State College paid a total of $7.68M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
76 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College were No academic rank with 46 employees; Assistant professor with 29 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College were Office and Administrative Support with 76 employees; Service with 37 employees; and Management with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Gulf Coast State College was Female No academic rank with 26 employees, Male No academic rank with 20 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 18 employees.

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

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