Jefferson College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,150

35.3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,584

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,439

47.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

28.2%

261 Graduates

About

Jefferson College is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Jefferson College were .

In 2017, 837 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jefferson College. 56.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (771 degrees), 32.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson College is $3,150, which is $-4,264 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson College is $3,150, which is $-4,264 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,584.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,150

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Jefferson College was $3,150. The cost of tuition at Jefferson College is $-4,264 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,584

2017 Value

4.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Jefferson College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,584. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Jefferson College grew by 4.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,485

Room and Board

$916

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jefferson College was of $6,485 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $916. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Jefferson College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.27% with respect to 2016, 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.

15.7%

2016 Default Rate

122

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Jefferson College was 15.7%, which represents 122 out of the 775 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

Jefferson 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 4,439 students enrolled at Jefferson College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Jefferson College has a total enrollment of 4,439 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson College is 2,108 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,331. This means that 47.5% of students enrolled at Jefferson College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jefferson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87.6% White, 2.52% Black or African American, 1.91% Two or More Races, 0.766% Asian, 0.36% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0676% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0225% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Jefferson College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (52.8%), followed by White Male (36.8%) and Two or More Races Female (1.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jefferson College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,439 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson College is 2,108 and the part-time enrollment is 2,331. This means that 47.5% of students enrolled at Jefferson College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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 Jefferson College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Jefferson College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,888

  2. Black or African American

    112

  3. Two or More Races

    85

The enrolled student population at Jefferson College is 87.6% White, 2.52% Black or African American, 1.91% Two or More Races, 0.766% Asian, 0.36% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0676% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0225% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 283 students (6.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 103 more women than men received degrees from Jefferson College. The majority of degree recipients at Jefferson College are white (771 degrees awarded). There were 32.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (24 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Jefferson College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (337 degrees awarded), Protective Services (93 degrees), and Precision Production (31 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 Jefferson College are Registered nurses (1,308,104 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (151,490 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Other managers (139,187 people), and Pharmacists (130,292 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (337 degrees awarded), Protective Services (93 degrees), Precision Production (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (25 degrees), and Health (220 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 Jefferson College are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Jefferson College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (337 degrees awarded), Protective Services (93 degrees), Precision Production (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (25 degrees), and Health (220 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 Jefferson College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,455,309 people), Elementary & secondary schools (368,697 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (324,767 people), Outpatient care centers (211,744 people), and Offices of physicians (195,643 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (337 degrees awarded), Protective Services (93 degrees), Precision Production (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (25 degrees), and Health (220 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 Jefferson College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A 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 Jefferson College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 367

  2. 470

In 2017, 367 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson College, which is 0.781 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (470).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 143 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.737 times less than the 194 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 194 degrees were awarded to women at Jefferson College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.36 times more than the 143 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 17% of students graduating from Jefferson College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jefferson College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (40% graduation rate). Across all 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, 2.68% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    771 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jefferson College is white (771 degrees awarded). There were 32.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (24 degrees).

1.67% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    438 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    333 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jefferson College is white female (438 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (333 degrees).

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Operations

Jefferson College has an endowment valued at nearly $693k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $94.9k (13.7%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Jefferson College had a total expenditure of $42.4M. Of that $42.4M, they spent $18.8M on salaries and $42.4M on benefits.

Jefferson College employs 32 Assistant professors, 28 Professors, and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Jefferson College are Female Assistant professors (23), Female Professors(17), and Male Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$693k

2017 Endowment

2.16%

decline from 2016

Jefferson College has an endowment valued at about $693k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Jefferson College declined 2.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.97M lower than than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Jefferson 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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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$18.8M

Salary Expenditure

$42.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Jefferson College had a total expenditure of $42.4M. Of that $42.4M, they spent $18.8M on salaries and $42.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$18.8M

2017 Salaries

1.45%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Jefferson College paid a median of $18.8M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($42.4M) and a 1.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.97% growth from 2015 and a 2.03% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.8M

Instructional Salaries

98

Number of Employees

In 2017, Jefferson College paid a total of $5.8M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

66 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jefferson College were Assistant professor with 32 employees; Professor with 28 employees; and Professor with 20 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson College were Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jefferson College was Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, Female Professor with 17 employees, and Male Associate professor with 13 employees.

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

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