Jackson College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,128
4.87% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,004
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
17.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
4,616
35.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
14.4%
111 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 (3 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 895 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jackson College. 51.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (499 degrees), 1.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (263 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $5,128, which is $−7,361 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jackson College is $5,128, which is $−7,361 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 $9,004.

In 2019, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,128
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Jackson College was $5,128. The cost of tuition at Jackson College is $−7,361 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$9,004
2019 Value
4.29%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Jackson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,004. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Jackson College grew by 4.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,260
Room and Board
$1,750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jackson College was of $8,260 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,750. The cost of room and board increased by 3.77% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.27% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Jackson College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, 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.
17.3%
2017 Default Rate
249
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Jackson College was 17.3%, which represents 249 out of the 1442 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 4,616 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 1,647 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,969. This means that 35.7% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.3% White, 9.88% Black or African American, 5.55% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Two or More Races, 1.36% Asian, 0.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.065% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jackson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.2%), followed by White Male (24%) and Black or African American Female (11.2%). 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

35.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jackson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,616 students. The full-time enrollment at Jackson College is 1,647 and the part-time enrollment is 2,969. This means that 35.7% of students enrolled at Jackson College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2019 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
    3,155
  2. Black or African American
    456
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    256

The enrolled student population at Jackson College is 68.3% White, 9.88% Black or African American, 5.55% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Two or More Races, 1.36% Asian, 0.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.065% 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, 477 students (10.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 31 more women than men received degrees from Jackson College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jackson College is white (499 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (263 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Jackson College is Manufacturing Engineering Technology (3 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 (52 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), and Business (249 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 (1,458,277 people), Accountants & auditors (1,002,802 people), Other managers (806,278 people), Financial managers (497,937 people), and Chief executives & legislators (404,963 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (52 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), Business (249 degrees), Engineering Technologies (26 degrees), and Health (201 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (52 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), Business (249 degrees), Engineering Technologies (26 degrees), and Health (201 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 (1,781,186 people), Elementary & secondary schools (789,242 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,722 people), Computer Systems Design (559,755 people), and Banking & related activities (494,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Jackson College are Physical Sciences (52 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), Business (249 degrees), Engineering Technologies (26 degrees), and Health (201 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. 3 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Jackson College was Manufacturing Engineering Technology with 3 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

432
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
463
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 432 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College, which is 0.933 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (463).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 173 degrees were awarded to men at Jackson College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.39 times more than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 85 degrees were awarded to women at Jackson College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.13 times more than the 40 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 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 (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, 7.21% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    499 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    263 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jackson College is white (499 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (263 degrees).

29.4% of degree recipients (263 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    339 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jackson College is white female (339 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (160 degrees).

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Operations

Jackson College has an endowment valued at nearly $11M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $238k (2.16%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Jackson College had a total salary expenditure of $44.9M. Jackson College employs 22 Professors, 17 Instructors, and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at Jackson College are Male Professors (12), Female Associate professors(11), and Female Professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College are: Management, with 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11M
2019 Endowment
4.22%
growth from 2018

Jackson College has an endowment valued at about $11M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Jackson College grew 4.22% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $225k 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. $2.56M - Federal
  2. $413k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Jackson College received $2.56M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $413k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.3M
2019 Salaries
2.48%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Jackson College paid a median of $20.3M in salaries, which represents 45.3% of their overall expenditure ($44.9M) and a 2.48% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.53% decline from 2017 and a 5.84% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.56M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2019, Jackson College paid a total of $5.56M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jackson College were Professor with 22 employees; Instructor with 17 employees; and Instructor with 15 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jackson College were Management with 39 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 32 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 Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jackson College was Male Professor with 12 employees, Female Associate professor with 11 employees, and Female Professor with 10 employees.

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

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