Orion College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,962

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,726

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

221

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

54.9%

96 Graduates

About

In 2016, 176 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Orion College. 97.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 2.27% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (81 degrees), 1.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (72 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,726.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,962

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

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Average Net Price

$18,726

2016 Value

3.74%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Orion College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,726. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Orion College grew by 3.74%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

Other Student Expenses

$8,820

Room and Board

$1,780

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Orion College was of $8,820 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,780. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Orion College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.11% with respect to 2015, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Orion 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 221 students enrolled at Orion College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Orion College has a total enrollment of 221 students. The full-time enrollment at Orion College is 221 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Orion College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Orion College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.9% White, 41.2% Black or African American, 4.98% Hispanic or Latino, 1.36% Asian, 0.905% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.452% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Orion College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (41.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.52%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

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Retention Rate over Time

43%

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 Orion College was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Orion College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    108

  2. Black or African American

    91

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11

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Graduates

In 2016, 168 more women than men received degrees from Orion College. The majority of degree recipients at Orion College are black or african american (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (72 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Orion College is Registered Nursing (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Orion College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (175 degrees awarded) and Business (1 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 Orion College are Registered nurses (1,293,086 people), Accountants & auditors (1,072,469 people), Miscellaneous managers (708,838 people), Financial managers (413,535 people), and Chief executives & legislators (311,901 people).

The most specialized majors at Orion College are Health (175 degrees awarded) and Business (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The most specialized majors at Orion College are Health (175 degrees awarded) and Business (1 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 Orion College are Hospitals (1,670,963 people), Elementary & secondary schools (577,890 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (565,503 people), Banking & related activities (465,890 people), and Computer Systems Design (388,364 people).

The most specialized majors at Orion College are Health (175 degrees awarded) and Business (1 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 Orion College.

Most Common

  1. 0 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 Orion College was Registered Nursing with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4

  2. 172

In 2016, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Orion College, which is 0.0233 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (172).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Orion College in Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services, which is 0.0267 times less than the 75 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 75 degrees were awarded to women at Orion College in Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services, which is 37.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 35% of students graduating from Orion College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Orion College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 6.25% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    81 degrees awarded

  2. White

    72 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Orion College is black or african american (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (72 degrees).

2.84% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    81 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    70 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Orion College is black or african american female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (70 degrees).

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Operations

Orion College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Orion College had a total expenditure of $5.57M. Of that $5.57M, they spent $5.45M on salaries and $5.57M on benefits.

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

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orion College are: Management, with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Orion College received $0 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

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$5.45M

Salary Expenditure

$5.57M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Orion College had a total expenditure of $5.57M. Of that $5.57M, they spent $5.45M on salaries and $5.57M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$5.45M

2015 Salaries

17.5%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Orion College paid a median of $5.45M in salaries, which represents 97.8% of their overall expenditure ($5.57M) and a 17.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

Instructional Salaries

$284k

Instructional Salaries

5

Number of Employees

In 2015, Orion College paid a total of $284k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.22% of all salaries paid.

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Orion 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 Orion College were Management with 10 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1 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 Orion 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 Orion College.

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