North Dakota State College of Science

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,188

4.05% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,075

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,985

57.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

50.7%

345 Graduates

About

North Dakota State College of Science is a higher education institution located in Richland County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Dakota State College of Science were .

In 2017, 607 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Dakota State College of Science. 39.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (546 degrees), 24.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Dakota State College of Science is $4,188, which is $-3,226 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Dakota State College of Science is $4,188, which is $-3,226 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,075.

In 2017, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,188

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at North Dakota State College of Science was $4,188. The cost of tuition at North Dakota State College of Science is $-3,226 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,075

2017 Value

1.69%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 North Dakota State College of Science had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,075. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of North Dakota State College of Science grew by 1.69%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,298

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Dakota State College of Science was of $6,298 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.44% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at North Dakota State College of Science received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.33% with respect to 2016, 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.

11.8%

2016 Default Rate

98

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at North Dakota State College of Science was 11.8%, which represents 98 out of the 829 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

North Dakota State College of Science has a total enrollment of 2,985 students. The full-time enrollment at North Dakota State College of Science is 1,707 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,278. This means that 57.2% of students enrolled at North Dakota State College of Science are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Dakota State College of Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.6% White, 7.14% Black or African American, 3.65% Two or More Races, 2.38% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Asian, 0.838% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0335% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Dakota State College of Science in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (52.1%), followed by White Female (27.4%) and Black or African American Male (6.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Dakota State College of Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,985 students. The full-time enrollment at North Dakota State College of Science is 1,707 and the part-time enrollment is 1,278. This means that 57.2% of students enrolled at North Dakota State College of Science are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

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 North Dakota State College of Science was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), North Dakota State College of Science had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,466

  2. Black or African American

    213

  3. Two or More Races

    109

The enrolled student population at North Dakota State College of Science is 82.6% White, 7.14% Black or African American, 3.65% Two or More Races, 2.38% Hispanic or Latino, 1.07% Asian, 0.838% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0335% 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.

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, 38 students (1.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 123 fewer women than men received degrees from North Dakota State College of Science. The majority of degree recipients at North Dakota State College of Science are white (546 degrees awarded). There were 24.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Dakota State College of Science is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Dakota State College of Science, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Dakota State College of Science are Elementary & middle school teachers (84,972 people), Other managers (79,451 people), Construction managers (43,652 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (35,108 people), and Chief executives & legislators (30,247 people).

The most specialized majors at North Dakota State College of Science are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees), Precision Production (46 degrees), and Construction (13 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 North Dakota State College of Science are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Marketing managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at North Dakota State College of Science are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees), Precision Production (46 degrees), and Construction (13 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 North Dakota State College of Science are Elementary & secondary schools (139,040 people), Construction (115,373 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (66,845 people), Computer Systems Design (60,585 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (40,127 people).

The most specialized majors at North Dakota State College of Science are Agriculture (58 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees), Precision Production (46 degrees), and Construction (13 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 North Dakota State College of Science.

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 North Dakota State College of Science was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 365

  2. 242

In 2017, 365 degrees were awarded to men at North Dakota State College of Science, which is 1.51 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (242).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 63 degrees were awarded to men at North Dakota State College of Science in Diesel Mechanics Technology, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 65 degrees were awarded to women at North Dakota State College of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.51 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 41% of students graduating from North Dakota State College of Science completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (60.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Dakota State College of Science is Male and White (60.5% 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, 1.16% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    546 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Dakota State College of Science is white (546 degrees awarded). There were 24.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

0.988% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    332 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    214 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Dakota State College of Science is white male (332 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (214 degrees).

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Operations

North Dakota State College of Science has an endowment valued at nearly $18.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $545k (2.96%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, North Dakota State College of Science had a total salary expenditure of $47.4M. North Dakota State College of Science employs 70 Associate professors, 18 Assistant professors, and 11 Instructors. Most academics at North Dakota State College of Science are Male Associate professors (44), Female Associate professors(26), and Female Assistant professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Dakota State College of Science are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Service, with 38 employees, and Management with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.4M

2017 Endowment

6.51%

growth from 2016

North Dakota State College of Science has an endowment valued at about $18.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of North Dakota State College of Science grew 6.51% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.8M 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.13M - Federal

  2. $765k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, North Dakota State College of Science received $1.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $765k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.5M

2017 Salaries

11.9%

decline from 2016

In 2017, North Dakota State College of Science paid a median of $18.5M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($47.4M) and a 11.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.2% growth from 2015 and a 5.58% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.13M

Instructional Salaries

101

Number of Employees

In 2017, North Dakota State College of Science paid a total of $6.13M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

70 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Dakota State College of Science were Associate professor with 70 employees; Assistant professor with 18 employees; and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Dakota State College of Science were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; Service with 38 employees; and Management with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Dakota State College of Science was Male Associate professor with 44 employees, Female Associate professor with 26 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at North Dakota State College of Science.

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