Parkland College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,095

17.7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,268

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

21.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

7,569

42.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

22%

147 Graduates

About

Parkland College is a higher education institution located in Champaign County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Parkland College were .

In 2016, 1,529 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Parkland College. 60.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,139 degrees), 7.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (156 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Parkland College is $4,095, which is $-3,225 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Parkland College is $4,095, which is $-3,225 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,268.

In 2016, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,095

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Parkland College was $4,095. The cost of tuition at Parkland College is $-3,225 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,268

2016 Value

14.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Parkland College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,268. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Parkland College grew by 14.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,500

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Parkland College was of $5,500 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Parkland College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.06% with respect to 2015, when 33% 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.

21.4%

2015 Default Rate

384

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Parkland College was 21.4%, which represents 384 out of the 1794 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

Parkland 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 7,569 students enrolled at Parkland College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Parkland College has a total enrollment of 7,569 students. The full-time enrollment at Parkland College is 3,195 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,374. This means that 42.2% of students enrolled at Parkland College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Parkland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.2% White, 13.3% Black or African American, 7.69% Hispanic or Latino, 6.47% Asian, 3.29% Two or More Races, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0793% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Parkland College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.8%), followed by White Female (28.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Parkland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,569 students. The full-time enrollment at Parkland College is 3,195 and the part-time enrollment is 4,374. This means that 42.2% of students enrolled at Parkland College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

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 Parkland College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Parkland College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,333

  2. Black or African American

    1,006

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    582

The enrolled student population at Parkland College is 57.2% White, 13.3% Black or African American, 7.69% Hispanic or Latino, 6.47% Asian, 3.29% Two or More Races, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0793% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 853 students (11.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 309 more women than men received degrees from Parkland College. The majority of degree recipients at Parkland College are white (1,139 degrees awarded). There were 7.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (156 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Parkland College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Parkland College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (90 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (213 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (95 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 Parkland College are Registered nurses (1,266,237 people), Physicians & surgeons (147,477 people), Medical & health services managers (144,969 people), Miscellaneous managers (136,796 people), and Pharmacists (123,469 people).

The most specialized majors at Parkland College are Transportation (90 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (213 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), Agriculture (31 degrees), and Health (564 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 Parkland College are Marketing & sales managers, Physicians & surgeons, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Military, rank not specified, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Parkland College are Transportation (90 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (213 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), Agriculture (31 degrees), and Health (564 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 Parkland College are Hospitals (1,490,594 people), Elementary & secondary schools (288,059 people), Outpatient care centers (209,950 people), Offices of physicians (184,583 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (175,128 people).

The most specialized majors at Parkland College are Transportation (90 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (213 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), Agriculture (31 degrees), and Health (564 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 Parkland College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A 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 Parkland College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 610

  2. 919

In 2016, 610 degrees were awarded to men at Parkland College, which is 0.664 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (919).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Parkland College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 0.805 times less than the 118 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 162 degrees were awarded to women at Parkland College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 6.23 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

15%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 6% of students graduating from Parkland College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Parkland College is Female and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all 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, 12.2% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,139 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    156 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Parkland College is white (1,139 degrees awarded). There were 7.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (156 degrees).

6.41% of degree recipients (98 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    690 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    449 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Parkland College is white female (690 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (449 degrees).

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Operations

Parkland College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.25M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $96.9k (1.55%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Parkland College had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $41.4M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

Parkland College employs 91 Associate professors, 50 Professors, and 19 Instructors. Most academics at Parkland College are Female Associate professors (60), Male Professors(34), and Male Associate professors (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Parkland College are: Service, with 59 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.25M

2015 Endowment

2.53%

growth from 2014

Parkland College has an endowment valued at about $6.25M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Parkland College grew 2.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.13M 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Parkland 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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$41.4M

Salary Expenditure

$105M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Parkland College had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $41.4M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$41.4M

2015 Salaries

0.574%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Parkland College paid a median of $41.4M in salaries, which represents 39.3% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 0.574% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.293% growth from 2013 and a 4.99% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.7M

Instructional Salaries

177

Number of Employees

In 2015, Parkland College paid a total of $12.7M to 177 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

91 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Parkland College were Associate professor with 91 employees; Professor with 50 employees; and Professor with 19 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Parkland College were Service with 59 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Parkland College was Female Associate professor with 60 employees, Male Professor with 34 employees, and Male Associate professor with 31 employees.

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

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