Mendocino College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,380

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,120

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

27.3%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

4,238

26.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

23.3%

55 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 388 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mendocino College. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (215 degrees), 1.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (118 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mendocino College is $1,380, which is $-5,940 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mendocino College is $1,380, which is $-5,940 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,120.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,380

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Mendocino College was $1,380. The cost of tuition at Mendocino College is $-5,940 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$9,120

2016 Value

13.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Mendocino College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,120. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Mendocino College grew by 13.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,180

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mendocino College was of $12,180 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board increased by 11.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.95% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

4%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Mendocino College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7.69% with respect to 2015, when 65% 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.

27.3%

2015 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Mendocino College was 27.3%, which represents 41 out of the 150 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

Mendocino 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 4,238 students enrolled at Mendocino College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Mendocino College has a total enrollment of 4,238 students. The full-time enrollment at Mendocino College is 1,131 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,107. This means that 26.7% of students enrolled at Mendocino College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mendocino College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.2% White, 30.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.91% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.97% Black or African American, 2.24% Asian, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.354% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mendocino College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mendocino College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,238 students. The full-time enrollment at Mendocino College is 1,131 and the part-time enrollment is 3,107. This means that 26.7% of students enrolled at Mendocino College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2016 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 Mendocino College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Mendocino College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,382

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,300

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    208

The enrolled student population at Mendocino College is 56.2% White, 30.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.91% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.97% Black or African American, 2.24% Asian, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.354% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 39 students (0.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 138 more women than men received degrees from Mendocino College. The majority of degree recipients at Mendocino College are white (215 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (118 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mendocino College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Agriculture (13 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (35 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 Mendocino College are Social workers (200,609 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (116,615 people), Miscellaneous managers (102,420 people), Counselors (59,295 people), and Registered nurses (48,993 people).

The most specialized majors at Mendocino College are Human Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Agriculture (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mendocino College are Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Mendocino College are Human Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Agriculture (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (18 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 Mendocino College are Elementary & secondary schools (235,085 people), Hospitals (174,656 people), Individual & family services (119,381 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (110,378 people), and Outpatient care centers (69,750 people).

The most specialized majors at Mendocino College are Human Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Agriculture (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (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 Mendocino 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 Mendocino College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 125

  2. 263

In 2016, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Mendocino College, which is 0.475 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Mendocino College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.42 times less than the 50 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 50 degrees were awarded to women at Mendocino College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.38 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 12% of students graduating from Mendocino College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mendocino College is Male and Two or More Races (100% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    215 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    118 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mendocino College is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (118 degrees).

1.03% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    148 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    78 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mendocino College is white female (148 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (78 degrees).

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Operations

Mendocino College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.15M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.79k (0.096%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Mendocino College had a total expenditure of $37.5M. Of that $37.5M, they spent $14.3M on salaries and $37.5M on benefits.

Mendocino College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Mendocino College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mendocino College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 54 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.15M

2015 Endowment

1.79%

growth from 2014

Mendocino College has an endowment valued at about $9.15M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Mendocino College grew 1.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.03M 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: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.07M - Federal

  2. $3.51M - State

  3. $235k - Local

As of 2015, Mendocino College received $1.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.51M from state grants and contracts, and $235k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$14.3M

Salary Expenditure

$37.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Mendocino College had a total expenditure of $37.5M. Of that $37.5M, they spent $14.3M on salaries and $37.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$14.3M

2015 Salaries

3.38%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Mendocino College paid a median of $14.3M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($37.5M) and a 3.38% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.22% growth from 2013 and a 4.65% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.12M

Instructional Salaries

52

Number of Employees

In 2015, Mendocino College paid a total of $4.12M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

54 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mendocino College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mendocino College were Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees; Management with 19 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mendocino College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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