Northwest Florida State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,496

0.402% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,963

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,727

43.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39%

242 Graduates

About

Northwest Florida State College is a higher education institution located in Okaloosa County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwest Florida State College were Purchasing, Procurement, Acquisitions, & Contracts Management (59 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (35 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (31 degrees).

In 2017, 1,425 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest Florida State College. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (894 degrees), 3.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (227 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Florida State College is $2,496, which is $-10,394 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Florida State College is $2,496, which is $-10,394 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 $7,963.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,496

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northwest Florida State College was $2,496. The cost of tuition at Northwest Florida State College is $-10,394 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$7,963

2017 Value

9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Northwest Florida State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,963. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Northwest Florida State College grew by 9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,930

Room and Board

$1,440

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest Florida State College was of $8,930 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of room and board did not change 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

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

4%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Northwest Florida State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 37.8% with respect to 2016, when 37% 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.

17.5%

2016 Default Rate

63

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest Florida State College was 17.5%, which represents 63 out of the 359 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

Northwest Florida State College has a total enrollment of 5,727 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Florida State College is 2,482 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,245. This means that 43.3% of students enrolled at Northwest Florida State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest Florida State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.8% White, 9.25% Hispanic or Latino, 7.23% Black or African American, 5.67% Two or More Races, 2.62% Asian, 0.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.437% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northwest Florida State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.5%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest Florida State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,727 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Florida State College is 2,482 and the part-time enrollment is 3,245. This means that 43.3% of students enrolled at Northwest Florida State College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 Northwest Florida State College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Northwest Florida State College 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

    3,599

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    530

  3. Black or African American

    414

The enrolled student population at Northwest Florida State College is 62.8% White, 9.25% Hispanic or Latino, 7.23% Black or African American, 5.67% Two or More Races, 2.62% Asian, 0.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.437% 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, 592 students (10.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 237 more women than men received degrees from Northwest Florida State College. The majority of degree recipients at Northwest Florida State College are white (894 degrees awarded). There were 3.94 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (227 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwest Florida State College is Purchasing, Procurement, Acquisitions, & Contracts Management (59 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (35 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest Florida State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (706 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (64 degrees), and Protective Services (145 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 Northwest Florida State College are Software developers (436,333 people), Other managers (179,712 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (156,117 people), Computer occupations, all other (137,154 people), and Police officers (127,147 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Florida State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (706 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (64 degrees), Protective Services (145 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 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 Northwest Florida State College are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Northwest Florida State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (706 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (64 degrees), Protective Services (145 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 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 Northwest Florida State College are Computer Systems Design (524,926 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (323,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (292,824 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (144,949 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (119,399 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Florida State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (706 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (64 degrees), Protective Services (145 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (57 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 Northwest Florida State College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northwest Florida State College was Purchasing, Procurement, Acquisitions, & Contracts Management with 59 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 594

  2. 831

In 2017, 594 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Florida State College, which is 0.715 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (831).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 281 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Florida State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.661 times less than the 425 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 425 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest Florida State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.51 times more than the 281 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwest Florida State College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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, 3.31% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    894 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    227 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    115 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest Florida State College is white (894 degrees awarded). There were 3.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (227 degrees).

15.9% of degree recipients (227 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    534 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    360 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwest Florida State College is white female (534 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (360 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest Florida State College has an endowment valued at nearly $35.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $144k (0.409%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Northwest Florida State College had a total salary expenditure of $48.7M. Northwest Florida State College employs 57 Professors, 22 Assistant professors, and 11 No academic ranks. Most academics at Northwest Florida State College are Female Professors (29), Male Professors(28), and Female Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Florida State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Service, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$35.2M

2017 Endowment

3.46%

decline from 2016

Northwest Florida State College has an endowment valued at about $35.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest Florida State College declined 3.46% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.2M higher 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. $25.1k - Federal

  2. $222k - State

  3. $2.02M - Local

As of 2017, Northwest Florida State College received $25.1k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $222k from state grants and contracts, and $2.02M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.1M

2017 Salaries

9.46%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Northwest Florida State College paid a median of $19.1M in salaries, which represents 39.3% of their overall expenditure ($48.7M) and a 9.46% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.63% decline from 2015 and a 11.3% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.1M

Instructional Salaries

90

Number of Employees

In 2017, Northwest Florida State College paid a total of $5.1M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest Florida State College were Professor with 57 employees; Assistant professor with 22 employees; and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Florida State College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Service with 39 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest Florida State College was Female Professor with 29 employees, Male Professor with 28 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Northwest Florida State College.

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