McHenry County College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,300
2.8% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,706
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.58%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
7,473
28% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
28.9%
174 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 1,442 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at McHenry County College. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,015 degrees), 4.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at McHenry County College is $3,300, which is $−4,524 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at McHenry County College is $3,300, which is $−4,524 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,706.

In 2019, 20% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 3% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,300
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at McHenry County College was $3,300. The cost of tuition at McHenry County College is $−4,524 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,706
2019 Value
3.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 McHenry County College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,706. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of McHenry County College grew by 3.8%.

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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

$12,298
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at McHenry County College was of $12,298 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 1.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
3%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

20% of undergraduate students at McHenry County College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2018, when 21% 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.
7.58%
2017 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at McHenry County College was 7.58%, which represents 25 out of the 330 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

McHenry County College has a total enrollment of 7,473 students. The full-time enrollment at McHenry County College is 2,093 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,380. This means that 28% of students enrolled at McHenry County College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at McHenry County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.8% White, 25.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Two or More Races, 2.5% Asian, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.227% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0535% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at McHenry County College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (36%), followed by White Female (30.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%). 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

28%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at McHenry County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,473 students. The full-time enrollment at McHenry County College is 2,093 and the part-time enrollment is 5,380. This means that 28% of students enrolled at McHenry County College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 McHenry County College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), McHenry County College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,546
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,921
  3. Two or More Races
    294

The enrolled student population at McHenry County College is 60.8% White, 25.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Two or More Races, 2.5% Asian, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.227% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0535% 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.

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, 391 students (5.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 150 more women than men received degrees from McHenry County College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at McHenry County College is white (1,015 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at McHenry County College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 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 McHenry County College are Other managers (91,403 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (90,091 people), Software developers (50,915 people), Registered nurses (35,793 people), and Physicians (35,612 people).

The most specialized majors at McHenry County College are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), Engineering Technologies (57 degrees), and Communication Technologies (9 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 McHenry County College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at McHenry County College are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), Engineering Technologies (57 degrees), and Communication Technologies (9 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 McHenry County College are Elementary & secondary schools (196,971 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (101,105 people), Computer Systems Design (79,527 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (74,785 people), and Construction (50,934 people).

The most specialized majors at McHenry County College are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), Engineering Technologies (57 degrees), and Communication Technologies (9 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 McHenry County 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 McHenry County College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

646
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
796
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 646 degrees were awarded to men at McHenry County College, which is 0.812 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (796).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 144 degrees were awarded to men at McHenry County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.676 times less than the 213 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 213 degrees were awarded to women at McHenry County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.48 times more than the 144 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from McHenry County 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 33% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (38.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at McHenry County College is Female and White (38.8% 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, 3.45% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,015 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    248 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at McHenry County College is white (1,015 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

6.8% of degree recipients (98 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    538 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    477 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    156 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at McHenry County College is white female (538 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (477 degrees).

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Operations

McHenry County College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.39M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.48M (33.7%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, McHenry County College had a total salary expenditure of $73.2M. McHenry County College employs 92 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at McHenry County College are Female No academic ranks (51), Male No academic ranks(41), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at McHenry County College are: Management, with 61 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.39M
2019 Endowment
4.33%
growth from 2018

McHenry County College has an endowment valued at about $4.39M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of McHenry County College grew 4.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $92k higher 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, McHenry County 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

Salary Expenditure

$28.6M
2019 Salaries
0.606%
growth from 2018

In 2019, McHenry County College paid a median of $28.6M in salaries, which represents 39% of their overall expenditure ($73.2M) and a 0.606% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.1% decline from 2017 and a 0.869% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.82M
Instructional Salaries
92
Number of Employees

In 2019, McHenry County College paid a total of $8.82M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.9% 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
92 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at McHenry County College were No academic rank with 92 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at McHenry County College were Management with 61 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at McHenry County College was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, Male No academic rank with 41 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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