High Desert Medical College

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2020 Average Net Price
$28,906
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.45%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,016
81.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
57.4%
117 Graduates

About

High Desert Medical College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at High Desert Medical College were N/A.

In 2020, 338 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at High Desert Medical College. 89.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (182 degrees), 2.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at High Desert Medical College is $0, which is $−11,562 less than the national average for ($11,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at High Desert Medical College is $0, which is $−11,562 less than the national average for ($11,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,906.

In 2020, 73% of undergraduate students attending High Desert Medical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$28,906
2020 Value
6.61%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 High Desert Medical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,906. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of High Desert Medical College grew by 6.61%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at High Desert Medical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 9.88% with respect to 2019, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at High Desert Medical College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
3.45%
2018 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at High Desert Medical College was 3.45%, which represents 12 out of the 348 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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High Desert Medical College has a total enrollment of 1,016 students. The full-time enrollment at High Desert Medical College is 832 students and the part-time enrollment is 184. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at High Desert Medical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at High Desert Medical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.3% Hispanic or Latino, 25.6% White, 15.8% Black or African American, 4.33% Asian, 3.05% Two or More Races, 0.591% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.197% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at High Desert Medical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (45.9%), followed by White Female (23%) and Black or African American Female (14.5%). 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

81.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at High Desert Medical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,016 students. The full-time enrollment at High Desert Medical College is 832 and the part-time enrollment is 184. This means that 81.9% of students enrolled at High Desert Medical College are enrolled full-time compared with 66.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 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 High Desert Medical College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), High Desert Medical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    511
  2. White
    260
  3. Black or African American
    161

The enrolled student population at High Desert Medical College is 50.3% Hispanic or Latino, 25.6% White, 15.8% Black or African American, 4.33% Asian, 3.05% Two or More Races, 0.591% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.197% 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 is 37.7% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.6% Black or African American.

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learningGraduates

In 2020, 268 more women than men received degrees from High Desert Medical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at High Desert Medical College is hispanic or latino (182 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at High Desert Medical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at High Desert Medical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (338 degrees awarded).

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 High Desert Medical College are Registered nurses (1,293,143 people), Medical & health services managers (143,575 people), Pharmacists (130,778 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (118,390 people), and Physicians (103,837 people).

The most specialized majors at High Desert Medical College are Health (338 degrees awarded).

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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 High Desert Medical College are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at High Desert Medical College are Health (338 degrees awarded).

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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 High Desert Medical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,414,995 people), Outpatient care centers (200,992 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,713 people), Offices of physicians (180,542 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (117,887 people).

The most specialized majors at High Desert Medical College are Health (338 degrees awarded).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by High Desert Medical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at High Desert Medical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

35
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
303
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to men at High Desert Medical College, which is 0.116 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (303).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 18 degrees were awarded to men at High Desert Medical College in Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician, which is 0.11 times less than the 163 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 163 degrees were awarded to women at High Desert Medical College in Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician, which is 9.06 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 51% of students graduating from High Desert Medical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at High Desert Medical College is Male and White (75% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    182 degrees awarded
  2. White
    88 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at High Desert Medical College is hispanic or latino (182 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

0.296% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    165 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at High Desert Medical College is hispanic or latino female (165 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (80 degrees).

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High Desert Medical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNM%), compared to the 0.165% average return ($13.7k on $8.3M) across all .

In 2020, High Desert Medical College had a total salary expenditure of $17.2M. High Desert Medical College employs 30 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at High Desert Medical College are Female Instructors (25), Male Instructors(5), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at High Desert Medical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 24 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2020, High Desert Medical 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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Salary Expenditure

$6.71M
2020 Salaries
34.8%
growth from 2019

In 2020, High Desert Medical College paid a median of $6.71M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($17.2M) and a 34.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 54.2% growth from 2018 and a 11.5% growth from 2017.

The median for similar is 594k (12.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.09M
Instructional Salaries
30
Number of Employees

In 2020, High Desert Medical College paid a total of $2.09M to 30 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $333k (56%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
24 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at High Desert Medical College were Instructor with 30 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at High Desert Medical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees; Management with 16 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at High Desert Medical College was Female Instructor with 25 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at High Desert Medical College.

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