Northern Marianas College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,078

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,899

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

1,216

75.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

8.7%

6 Graduates

About

Northern Marianas College is a higher education institution located in Saipan Municipality, MP. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northern Marianas College were General Education (21 degrees awarded) and General Business Administration & Management (9 degrees).

In 2017, 218 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northern Marianas College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (104 degrees), 1.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (72 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Marianas College is $3,078, which is $-9,812 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Marianas College is $3,078, which is $-9,812 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,899.

In 2017, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,078

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northern Marianas College was $3,078. The cost of tuition at Northern Marianas College is $-9,812 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$3,899

2017 Value

65.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Northern Marianas College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,899. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Northern Marianas College grew by 65.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,850

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northern Marianas College was of $5,850 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 8.33% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Northern Marianas College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.32% with respect to 2016, when 82% 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.

N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Northern Marianas College was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A 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

Northern Marianas 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 1,216 students enrolled at Northern Marianas College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Northern Marianas College has a total enrollment of 1,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Marianas College is 913 students and the part-time enrollment is 303. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at Northern Marianas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northern Marianas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 38.6% Asian, 10.9% Two or More Races, 1.15% White, 0.164% Black or African American, 0.0822% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northern Marianas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (25.8%), followed by Asian Female (22.9%) and Asian Male (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northern Marianas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Marianas College is 913 and the part-time enrollment is 303. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at Northern Marianas College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

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 Northern Marianas College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Northern Marianas College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    490

  2. Asian

    469

  3. Two or More Races

    133

The enrolled student population at Northern Marianas College is 40.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 38.6% Asian, 10.9% Two or More Races, 1.15% White, 0.164% Black or African American, 0.0822% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 46 students (3.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 30 more women than men received degrees from Northern Marianas College. The majority of degree recipients at Northern Marianas College are native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (104 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (72 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northern Marianas College is General Education (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (9 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northern Marianas College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 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 Northern Marianas College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,077,892 people), Accountants & auditors (1,119,760 people), Other managers (701,806 people), Financial managers (438,806 people), and Chief executives & legislators (345,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 degrees), Education (21 degrees), and Business (51 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 Northern Marianas College are Surgeons, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 degrees), Education (21 degrees), and Business (51 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 Northern Marianas College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,156,125 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (527,499 people), Banking & related activities (518,816 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (486,169 people), and Computer Systems Design (450,711 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (54 degrees), Education (21 degrees), and Business (51 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 Northern Marianas College.

Most Common

  1. 21 degrees awarded

  2. 9 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northern Marianas College was General Education with 21 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 94

  2. 124

In 2017, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Marianas College, which is 0.758 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Marianas College in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting, which is 6.6 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 43 degrees were awarded to women at Northern Marianas College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.91 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from Northern Marianas College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northern Marianas College is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    104 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    72 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northern Marianas College is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (104 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (72 degrees).

2.29% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male

    54 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northern Marianas College is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders male (54 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (50 degrees).

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Operations

Northern Marianas College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.25M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Northern Marianas College had a total expenditure of $17.4M. Of that $17.4M, they spent $7.19M on salaries and $17.4M on benefits.

Northern Marianas College employs 19 Assistant professors, 7 Instructors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Northern Marianas College are Female Assistant professors (11), Male Assistant professors(8), and Male Instructors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Marianas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.25M

2017 Endowment

7.47%

growth from 2016

Northern Marianas College has an endowment valued at about $8.25M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Northern Marianas College grew 7.47% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.76M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $7.32M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Northern Marianas College received $7.32M 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

Primary Expenses

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

$7.19M

Salary Expenditure

$17.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Northern Marianas College had a total expenditure of $17.4M. Of that $17.4M, they spent $7.19M on salaries and $17.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$7.19M

2017 Salaries

13.3%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Northern Marianas College paid a median of $7.19M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($17.4M) and a 13.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.2% decline from 2015 and a 0.56% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.78M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2017, Northern Marianas College paid a total of $1.78M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

19 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

57 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northern Marianas College were Assistant professor with 19 employees; Instructor with 7 employees; and Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Marianas College were Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northern Marianas College was Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

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

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