Kalamazoo Valley Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,150
5% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$4,128
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
19.8%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
8,316
32.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
15.4%
144 Graduates

About

Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a higher education institution located in Kalamazoo County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kalamazoo Valley Community College were .

In 2017, 1,010 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (757 degrees), 7.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

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

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kalamazoo Valley Community 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 $4,128.

In 2017, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,150
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kalamazoo Valley Community College was $3,150. The cost of tuition at Kalamazoo Valley Community 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

$4,128
2017 Value
6.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kalamazoo Valley Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,128. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kalamazoo Valley Community College grew by 6.18%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,194
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kalamazoo Valley Community College was of $4,194 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. 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

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
25%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Kalamazoo Valley Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 6.82% with respect to 2016, when 44% 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.
19.8%
2016 Default Rate
430
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Kalamazoo Valley Community College was 19.8%, which represents 430 out of the 2175 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

Kalamazoo Valley Community College has a total enrollment of 8,316 students. The full-time enrollment at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is 2,703 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,613. This means that 32.5% of students enrolled at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.8% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 5.62% Hispanic or Latino, 3.62% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0842% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kalamazoo Valley Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.9%), followed by White Male (36.1%) and Black or African American Female (5.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,316 students. The full-time enrollment at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is 2,703 and the part-time enrollment is 5,613. This means that 32.5% of students enrolled at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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 Kalamazoo Valley Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Kalamazoo Valley Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,974
  2. Black or African American
    1,048
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    467

The enrolled student population at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is 71.8% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 5.62% Hispanic or Latino, 3.62% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0842% 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 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, 183 students (2.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 140 more women than men received degrees from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are white (757 degrees awarded). There were 7.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (448 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), and Communication Technologies (12 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (151,522 people), Other managers (95,244 people), Postsecondary teachers (48,785 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (45,221 people), and Physicians (44,847 people).

The most specialized majors at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (448 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (16 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 Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (448 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (16 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 Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (267,139 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (122,347 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (118,267 people), Computer Systems Design (97,502 people), and Construction (58,896 people).

The most specialized majors at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (448 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (16 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 Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kalamazoo Valley Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 435
  2. 575

In 2017, 435 degrees were awarded to men at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which is 0.757 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (575).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.849 times less than the 146 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 146 degrees were awarded to women at Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.18 times more than the 124 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Kalamazoo Valley Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all 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, 2.08% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    757 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    104 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is white (757 degrees awarded). There were 7.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

10.3% of degree recipients (104 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    424 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    333 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is white female (424 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (333 degrees).

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Operations

Kalamazoo Valley Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.36M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $250k (18.4%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Kalamazoo Valley Community College had a total salary expenditure of $78.4M. Kalamazoo Valley Community College employs 125 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are Male Instructors (74), Female Instructors(51), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kalamazoo Valley Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 70 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 58 employees, and Service with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.36M
2017 Endowment
6.43%
growth from 2016

Kalamazoo Valley Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.36M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kalamazoo Valley Community College grew 6.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.3M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.14M - Federal
  2. $306k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Kalamazoo Valley Community College received $1.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $306k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$33.1M
2017 Salaries
0.55%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Kalamazoo Valley Community College paid a median of $33.1M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($78.4M) and a 0.55% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.45% growth from 2015 and a 0.658% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.9M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2017, Kalamazoo Valley Community College paid a total of $10.9M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
125 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kalamazoo Valley Community College were Instructor with 125 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kalamazoo Valley Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 70 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 58 employees; and Service with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kalamazoo Valley Community College was Male Instructor with 74 employees, Female Instructor with 51 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

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