New England College of Optometry

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2017 Student Loan
1.15%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
538
100% Full-Time

About

New England College of Optometry is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New England College of Optometry were Other Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services (0 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 124 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New England College of Optometry. 67.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (53 degrees), 1.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New England College of Optometry is $0, which is $−14,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New England College of Optometry is $0, which is $−14,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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In N/A New England College of Optometry had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of New England College of Optometry grew by N/A.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at New England College of Optometry received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.
1.15%
2017 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at New England College of Optometry was 1.15%, which represents 1 out of the 87 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

New England College of Optometry has a total enrollment of 538 students. The full-time enrollment at New England College of Optometry is 538 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at New England College of Optometry are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New England College of Optometry, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.7% White, 24.9% Asian, 2.97% Hispanic or Latino, 2.23% Black or African American, 2.23% Two or More Races, 0.186% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New England College of Optometry in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.3%), followed by Asian Female (18.6%) and White Male (8.36%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New England College of Optometry, both undergraduate and graduate, is 538 students. The full-time enrollment at New England College of Optometry is 538 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at New England College of Optometry are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 New England College of Optometry was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), New England College of Optometry had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    192
  2. Asian
    134
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16

The enrolled student population at New England College of Optometry is 35.7% White, 24.9% Asian, 2.97% Hispanic or Latino, 2.23% Black or African American, 2.23% Two or More Races, 0.186% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 15 students (2.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 44 more women than men received degrees from New England College of Optometry. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New England College of Optometry is white (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New England College of Optometry is Other Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at New England College of Optometry, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (121 degrees awarded) and Biology (3 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 New England College of Optometry are Registered nurses (1,438,611 people), Physicians (481,212 people), Pharmacists (183,457 people), Medical & health services managers (179,021 people), and Other managers (148,212 people).

The most specialized majors at New England College of Optometry are Health (121 degrees awarded) and Biology (3 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 New England College of Optometry are Surgeons, Actuaries, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at New England College of Optometry are Health (121 degrees awarded) and Biology (3 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 New England College of Optometry are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,844,281 people), Offices of physicians (404,938 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,016 people), Elementary & secondary schools (326,565 people), and Outpatient care centers (300,883 people).

The most specialized majors at New England College of Optometry are Health (121 degrees awarded) and Biology (3 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 New England College of Optometry.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
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    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New England College of Optometry was Other Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

40
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
84
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 40 degrees were awarded to men at New England College of Optometry, which is 0.476 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (84).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 38 degrees were awarded to men at New England College of Optometry in Optometry, which is 0.458 times less than the 83 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 83 degrees were awarded to women at New England College of Optometry in Optometry, which is 2.18 times more than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New England College of Optometry is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    53 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New England College of Optometry is white (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (34 degrees).

2.42% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    32 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    23 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New England College of Optometry is white female (32 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (23 degrees).

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Operations

New England College of Optometry has an endowment valued at nearly $26.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.8M (6.73%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, New England College of Optometry had a total salary expenditure of $24.5M. New England College of Optometry employs 25 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at New England College of Optometry are Female Assistant professors (15), Female Associate professors(10), and Male Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New England College of Optometry are: Management, with 21 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.7M
2019 Endowment
4.44%
growth from 2018

New England College of Optometry has an endowment valued at about $26.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of New England College of Optometry grew 4.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.6M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $928k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, New England College of Optometry received $928k 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

$13.5M
2019 Salaries
1.23%
decline from 2018

In 2019, New England College of Optometry paid a median of $13.5M in salaries, which represents 54.9% of their overall expenditure ($24.5M) and a 1.23% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.11% growth from 2017 and a 2.01% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.56M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2019, New England College of Optometry paid a total of $5.56M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at New England College of Optometry were Assistant professor with 25 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New England College of Optometry were Management with 21 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New England College of Optometry was Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, Female Associate professor with 10 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at New England College of Optometry.

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