Jackson College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,640

43.2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,045

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

19.3%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,798

40.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

10.2%

97 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 (1 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 827 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jackson College. 56.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (591 degrees), 3.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (154 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $4,640, which is $-8,250 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $4,640, which is $-8,250 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 $8,045.

In 2017, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,640

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Jackson College was $4,640. The cost of tuition at Jackson College is $-8,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$8,045

2017 Value

4.85%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Jackson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,045. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Jackson College grew by 4.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$1,722

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jackson College was of $8,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,722. The cost of room and board increased by 1.25% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 29.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Jackson College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.51% with respect to 2016, when 57% 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.

19.3%

2016 Default Rate

279

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Jackson College was 19.3%, which represents 279 out of the 1449 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

Jackson College has a total enrollment of 4,798 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 1,923 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,875. This means that 40.1% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.7% White, 8.88% Black or African American, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Two or More Races, 1.42% Asian, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jackson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.9%), followed by White Male (26.5%) and Black or African American Female (6.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,798 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 1,923 and the part-time enrollment is 2,875. This means that 40.1% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%

2017 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 (64%), 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

    3,295

  2. Black or African American

    426

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    226

The enrolled student population at Jackson College is 68.7% White, 8.88% Black or African American, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Two or More Races, 1.42% Asian, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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, 582 students (12.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 107 more women than men received degrees from Jackson College. The majority of degree recipients at Jackson College are white (591 degrees awarded). There were 3.84 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (154 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jackson College is Manufacturing Engineering Technology (1 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 Engineering Technologies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (52 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (11 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 (1,308,588 people), Other managers (178,118 people), Physicians (171,277 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (164,764 people), and Postsecondary teachers (149,747 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Engineering Technologies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (52 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (185 degrees), and Health (239 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, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Engineering Technologies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (52 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (185 degrees), and Health (239 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 Jackson College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,498,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (383,711 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (309,091 people), Offices of physicians (223,025 people), and Outpatient care centers (209,435 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Engineering Technologies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (52 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (185 degrees), and Health (239 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. 1 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jackson College was Manufacturing Engineering Technology with 1 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 360

  2. 467

In 2017, 360 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College, which is 0.771 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (467).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College in Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 91 degrees were awarded to women at Jackson College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.27 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jackson College is Male and Two or More Races (40% 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, 2.06% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    591 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    154 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jackson College is white (591 degrees awarded). There were 3.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (154 degrees).

18.6% of degree recipients (154 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    384 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    207 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jackson College is white female (384 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (207 degrees).

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Operations

Jackson College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.69k (0.0554%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Jackson College had a total salary expenditure of $46.7M. Jackson College employs 29 Professors, 14 Instructors, and 13 Assistant professors. Most academics at Jackson College are Male Professors (18), Female Professors(11), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College are: Management, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.3M

2017 Endowment

2.38%

growth from 2016

Jackson College has an endowment valued at about $10.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Jackson College grew 2.38% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $269k 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. $2.64M - Federal

  2. $107k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Jackson College received $2.64M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $107k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.6M

2017 Salaries

5.84%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Jackson College paid a median of $21.6M in salaries, which represents 46.3% of their overall expenditure ($46.7M) and a 5.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.437% decline from 2015 and a 3.92% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.72M

Instructional Salaries

68

Number of Employees

In 2017, Jackson College paid a total of $5.72M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jackson College were Professor with 29 employees; Instructor with 14 employees; and Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College were Management with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 36 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 2017, 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 10 employees.

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

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