Jackson College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,240

8% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,673

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

18.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

5,413

40.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

13.1%

148 Graduates

About

Jackson College is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Jackson College were Manufacturing Engineering Technology (0 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 771 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jackson College. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (597 degrees), 6.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (99 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $3,240, which is $-9,560 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $3,240, which is $-9,560 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,673.

In 2016, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,240

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Jackson College was $3,240. The cost of tuition at Jackson College is $-9,560 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$7,673

2016 Value

13.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Jackson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,673. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Jackson College grew by 13.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,000

Room and Board

$1,328

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jackson College was of $8,000 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,328. The cost of room and board increased by 4.99% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 14.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Jackson College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 9.52% with respect to 2015, when 63% 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.

18.4%

2015 Default Rate

283

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Jackson College was 18.4%, which represents 283 out of the 1535 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

Jackson College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 5,413 students enrolled at Jackson College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jackson College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Jackson College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Jackson College has a total enrollment of 5,413 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 2,192 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,221. This means that 40.5% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.6% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 4.53% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Two or More Races, 1.02% Asian, 0.425% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0554% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jackson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.4%), followed by White Male (26.3%) and Black or African American Female (9.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,413 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 2,192 and the part-time enrollment is 3,221. This means that 40.5% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%

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 Jackson College was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Jackson College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,440

  2. Black or African American

    614

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    245

The enrolled student population at Jackson College is 63.6% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 4.53% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Two or More Races, 1.02% Asian, 0.425% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0554% 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 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% 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, 865 students (16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 145 more women than men received degrees from Jackson College. The majority of degree recipients at Jackson College are white (597 degrees awarded). There were 6.03 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (99 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jackson College is Manufacturing Engineering Technology (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Jackson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (225 degrees), and Precision Production (17 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 Jackson College are Registered nurses (1,248,356 people), Miscellaneous managers (197,061 people), Physicians & surgeons (175,696 people), Postsecondary teachers (147,762 people), and Medical & health services managers (146,598 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (225 degrees), Precision Production (17 degrees), Health (267 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (17 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 Jackson College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (225 degrees), Precision Production (17 degrees), Health (267 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jackson College are Hospitals (1,481,878 people), Elementary & secondary schools (337,273 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (260,988 people), Outpatient care centers (202,867 people), and Offices of physicians (191,656 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (225 degrees), Precision Production (17 degrees), Health (267 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (17 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 Jackson College.

Most Common

  1. 0 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jackson College was Manufacturing Engineering Technology with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 313

  2. 458

In 2016, 313 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College, which is 0.683 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (458).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College in General Studies, which is 1.78 times more than the 55 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Jackson College in Registered Nursing, which is 4.47 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Jackson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jackson College is Male and Asian (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 11.5% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    597 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    99 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jackson College is white (597 degrees awarded). There were 6.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (99 degrees).

12.8% of degree recipients (99 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    383 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    214 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jackson College is white female (383 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (214 degrees).

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Operations

Jackson College has an endowment valued at nearly $10M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.42k (0.0741%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Jackson College had a total expenditure of $49.8M. Of that $49.8M, they spent $20.5M on salaries and $49.8M on benefits.

Jackson College employs 29 Professors, 14 Associate professors, and 14 Assistant professors. Most academics at Jackson College are Male Professors (18), Female Professors(11), and Female Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College are: Management, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10M

2015 Endowment

5.43%

growth from 2014

Jackson College has an endowment valued at about $10M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Jackson College grew 5.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.07M 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. $3.64M - Federal

  2. $490k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Jackson College received $3.64M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $490k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$20.5M

Salary Expenditure

$49.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Jackson College had a total expenditure of $49.8M. Of that $49.8M, they spent $20.5M on salaries and $49.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$20.5M

2015 Salaries

3.92%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Jackson College paid a median of $20.5M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($49.8M) and a 3.92% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.15% decline from 2013 and a 15% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.21M

Instructional Salaries

74

Number of Employees

In 2015, Jackson College paid a total of $6.21M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jackson College were Professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College were Management with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jackson College was Male Professor with 18 employees, Female Professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 11 employees.

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

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