Kishwaukee College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,320
1.41% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,652
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
17.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,060
36.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
32.6%
145 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 2019, 765 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 most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (515 degrees), 3.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kishwaukee College is $4,320, which is $−3,504 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kishwaukee College is $4,320, which is $−3,504 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,652.

In 2019, 42% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 12% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,320
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Kishwaukee College was $4,320. The cost of tuition at Kishwaukee College is $−3,504 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,652
2019 Value
17%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Kishwaukee College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,652. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Kishwaukee College grew by 17%.

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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

$5,776
Room and Board
$1,320
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kishwaukee College was of $5,776 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,320. The cost of room and board decreased by 8.97% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
12%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Kishwaukee College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.33% with respect to 2018, when 43% 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.
17.5%
2017 Default Rate
95
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Kishwaukee College was 17.5%, which represents 95 out of the 542 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 3,060 students. The full-time enrollment at Kishwaukee College is 1,109 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,951. This means that 36.2% of students enrolled at Kishwaukee College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kishwaukee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.4% White, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Black or African American, 3.4% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 0.784% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kishwaukee College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.5%), followed by White Male (28.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%). 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

36.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kishwaukee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,060 students. The full-time enrollment at Kishwaukee College is 1,109 and the part-time enrollment is 1,951. This means that 36.2% of students enrolled at Kishwaukee College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
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 Kishwaukee College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Kishwaukee College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,755
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    700
  3. Black or African American
    400

The enrolled student population at Kishwaukee College is 57.4% White, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Black or African American, 3.4% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 0.784% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 177 more women than men received degrees from Kishwaukee College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kishwaukee College is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 3.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 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 (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (53 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (41 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 (1,410,506 people), Medical & health services managers (157,679 people), Other managers (148,220 people), Pharmacists (143,128 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (137,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (53 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (41 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (150 degrees), and Health (250 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (53 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (41 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (150 degrees), and Health (250 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 (1,548,773 people), Elementary & secondary schools (404,987 people), Outpatient care centers (252,679 people), Offices of physicians (247,356 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (214,382 people).

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (53 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (41 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (150 degrees), and Health (250 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 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 Kishwaukee College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

294
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
471
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 294 degrees were awarded to men at Kishwaukee College, which is 0.624 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (471).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Kishwaukee College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 0.709 times less than the 110 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 140 degrees were awarded to women at Kishwaukee College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 7.37 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 16% of students graduating from Kishwaukee College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kishwaukee College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all 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, 0.69% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    515 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    136 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kishwaukee College is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 3.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

2.22% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    309 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    206 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kishwaukee College is white female (309 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (206 degrees).

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Operations

Kishwaukee College has an endowment valued at nearly $3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $316k (10.5%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Kishwaukee College had a total salary expenditure of $45.8M. Kishwaukee College employs 60 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Kishwaukee College are Male No academic ranks (31), Female No academic ranks(29), 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 38 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3M
2019 Endowment
2.24%
growth from 2018

Kishwaukee College has an endowment valued at about $3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Kishwaukee College grew 2.24% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.3M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.48M - Federal
  2. $904k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Kishwaukee College received $1.48M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $904k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.5M
2019 Salaries
2.06%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Kishwaukee College paid a median of $15.5M in salaries, which represents 33.7% of their overall expenditure ($45.8M) and a 2.06% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.41% growth from 2017 and a 6.62% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.83M
Instructional Salaries
60
Number of Employees

In 2019, Kishwaukee College paid a total of $3.83M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
60 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kishwaukee College were No academic rank with 60 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kishwaukee College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees; Service with 28 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 23 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kishwaukee College was Male No academic rank with 31 employees, Female No academic rank with 29 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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