Kishwaukee College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,170

7.75% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,827

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

20.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,417

42% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

29.3%

119 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 981 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kishwaukee College. 61.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (717 degrees), 5.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (125 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kishwaukee College is $4,170, which is $-3,244 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kishwaukee College is $4,170, which is $-3,244 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,827.

In 2017, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,170

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kishwaukee College was $4,170. The cost of tuition at Kishwaukee College is $-3,244 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,827

2017 Value

10.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kishwaukee College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,827. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kishwaukee College grew by 10.1%.

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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

$5,500

Room and Board

$1,450

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kishwaukee College was of $5,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,450. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.85% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Kishwaukee College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 42% 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.

20.1%

2016 Default Rate

117

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Kishwaukee College was 20.1%, which represents 117 out of the 581 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

Kishwaukee College has a total enrollment of 3,417 students. The full-time enrollment at Kishwaukee College is 1,436 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,981. This means that 42% of students enrolled at Kishwaukee College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kishwaukee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.6% White, 19% Hispanic or Latino, 14.7% Black or African American, 2.49% Two or More Races, 1.9% Asian, 0.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0293% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kishwaukee College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.3%), followed by White Male (28%) and Black or African American Female (8.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kishwaukee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,417 students. The full-time enrollment at Kishwaukee College is 1,436 and the part-time enrollment is 1,981. This means that 42% of students enrolled at Kishwaukee 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 Kishwaukee College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Kishwaukee College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,036

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    650

  3. Black or African American

    501

The enrolled student population at Kishwaukee College is 59.6% White, 19% Hispanic or Latino, 14.7% Black or African American, 2.49% Two or More Races, 1.9% Asian, 0.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0293% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 227 more women than men received degrees from Kishwaukee College. The majority of degree recipients at Kishwaukee College are white (717 degrees awarded). There were 5.74 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (125 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kishwaukee College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (355 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (36 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 Kishwaukee College are Registered nurses (1,323,942 people), Medical & health services managers (147,798 people), Pharmacists (136,864 people), Physicians (135,468 people), and Other managers (131,887 people).

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (355 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), Engineering Technologies (36 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (38 degrees), and Precision Production (18 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 Kishwaukee College are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (355 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), Engineering Technologies (36 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (38 degrees), and Precision Production (18 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 Kishwaukee College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,501,954 people), Elementary & secondary schools (326,458 people), Outpatient care centers (215,619 people), Offices of physicians (210,849 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (200,027 people).

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (355 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), Engineering Technologies (36 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (38 degrees), and Precision Production (18 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 Kishwaukee 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kishwaukee College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 377

  2. 604

In 2017, 377 degrees were awarded to men at Kishwaukee College, which is 0.624 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (604).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 135 degrees were awarded to men at Kishwaukee College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 0.614 times less than the 220 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 220 degrees were awarded to women at Kishwaukee College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 1.63 times more than the 135 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from Kishwaukee College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kishwaukee College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% 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, 1.68% 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

    717 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    125 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kishwaukee College is white (717 degrees awarded). There were 5.74 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (125 degrees).

1.12% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    430 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    287 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kishwaukee College is white female (430 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (287 degrees).

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Operations

Kishwaukee College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $78.1k (2.69%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Kishwaukee College had a total salary expenditure of $43.5M. Kishwaukee College employs 68 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Kishwaukee College are Male No academic ranks (34), Female No academic ranks(34), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kishwaukee College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Service with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.9M

2017 Endowment

3.65%

growth from 2016

Kishwaukee College has an endowment valued at about $2.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kishwaukee College grew 3.65% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $756k 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.47M - Federal

  2. $959k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Kishwaukee College received $1.47M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $959k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.8M

2017 Salaries

6.62%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Kishwaukee College paid a median of $14.8M in salaries, which represents 34% of their overall expenditure ($43.5M) and a 6.62% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.82% growth from 2015 and a 1.27% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.07M

Instructional Salaries

68

Number of Employees

In 2017, Kishwaukee College paid a total of $4.07M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

68 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

40 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kishwaukee College were No academic rank with 68 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kishwaukee College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees; and Service with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kishwaukee College was Male No academic rank with 34 employees, Female No academic rank with 34 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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