Jackson College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,280
4.76% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,773
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.15%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,244
21.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
25%
1 Graduates

About

Jackson College is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Jackson College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (127 degrees awarded), General Studies (120 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (105 degrees).

In 2022, 889 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jackson College. 66.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (594 degrees), 13.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $5,280, which is $−6,684 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $5,280, which is $−6,684 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,773.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Jackson College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,280
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Jackson College was $5,280. The cost of tuition at Jackson College is $−6,684 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$9,773
2022 Value
15.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Jackson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,773. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Jackson College grew by 15.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000
Room and Board
$400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jackson College was of $10,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $400. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 77.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Jackson College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 72.7% with respect to 2021, when 55% 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.
4.15%
2019 Default Rate
49
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Jackson College was 4.15%, which represents 49 out of the 1182 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 had a total enrollment of 4,244 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 925 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,319. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.3% White, 9.38% Black or African American, 6.31% Hispanic or Latino, 5.16% Two or More Races, 0.966% Asian, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0236% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jackson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.7%), followed by White Male (25.9%) and Black or African American Female (6.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jackson College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 925 and the part-time enrollment is 3,319. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
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 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 (2022)
  1. White
    2,940 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    398 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    268 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Jackson College is 69.3% White, 9.38% Black or African American, 6.31% Hispanic or Latino, 5.16% Two or More Races, 0.966% Asian, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0236% 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 42.6% White, 27.7% 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, 362 students (8.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 299 more women than men received degrees from Jackson College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jackson College is white (594 degrees awarded). There were 13.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (45 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Jackson College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (127 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (120 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (105 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Construction (48 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (39 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (247 degrees).

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 Other managers (119,374 people), Postsecondary teachers (87,476 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (78,844 people), Software developers (77,952 people), and Physicians (67,049 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College in 2022 are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (247 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), and Precision Production (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (247 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), and Precision Production (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Elementary & secondary schools (171,626 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (171,363 people), Construction (128,414 people), Computer Systems Design (114,180 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (95,624 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (247 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), and Precision Production (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Jackson College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 127 degrees awarded
  2. 120 degrees awarded
  3. 105 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Jackson College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 127 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

295
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
594
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 295 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College, which is 0.497 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (594).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.516 times less than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.38 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from Jackson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Jackson College is Male and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    594 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jackson College is white (594 degrees awarded). There were 13.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (45 degrees).

19.9% of degree recipients (177 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    385 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    209 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jackson College is white female (385 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (209 degrees).

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Operations

Jackson College has an endowment valued at nearly $12.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−1.81%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Jackson College had a total salary expenditure of 53.3M. Jackson College employs 23 Instructors, 19 Professors and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Jackson College are Female Instructor (15), Female Professor (11), and Male Instructor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College are: Management, with 37 employees, Service, with 29 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

Endowment

$12.7M
2022 Endowment
12.3%
growth from 2021

Jackson College has an endowment valued at about $12.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Jackson College grew 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $939k lower 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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Salary Expenditure

$19.1M
2022 Salaries
4.27%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Jackson College paid a median of $19.1M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($53.3M) and a 4.27% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.42M
Instructional Salaries
64
Number of Employees

In 2022, Jackson College paid a total of $5.42M to 64 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
23 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jackson College were Instructor with 23 employees, Professor with 19 employees, and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College were Management with 37 employees, Service with 29 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jackson College was Female Instructor with 15 employees, Female Professor with 11 employees, and Male Instructor with 8 employees.

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

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