Peninsula College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,635
8.09% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$6,262
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,966
55.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37.8%
54 Graduates

About

Peninsula College is a higher education institution located in Clallam County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Peninsula College were General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 1,162 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Peninsula College. 48% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (734 degrees), 6.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (112 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Peninsula College is $3,635, which is $-8,854 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Peninsula College is $3,635, which is $-8,854 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,262.

In 2019, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,635
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Peninsula College was $3,635. The cost of tuition at Peninsula College is $-8,854 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$6,262
2019 Value
2.19%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Peninsula College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,262. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Peninsula College grew by 2.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,870
Room and Board
$870
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Peninsula College was of $9,870 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $870. The cost of room and board increased by 1.86% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.57% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
11%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Peninsula College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 45% 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.
19.4%
2017 Default Rate
42
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Peninsula College was 19.4%, which represents 42 out of the 216 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Peninsula College has a total enrollment of 1,966 students. The full-time enrollment at Peninsula College is 1,085 students and the part-time enrollment is 881. This means that 55.2% of students enrolled at Peninsula College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Peninsula College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57% White, 8.29% Two or More Races, 8.09% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.85% Black or African American, 2.29% Asian, and 0.254% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Peninsula College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.9%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Two or More Races Female (5.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Peninsula College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,966 students. The full-time enrollment at Peninsula College is 1,085 and the part-time enrollment is 881. This means that 55.2% of students enrolled at Peninsula College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% 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 Peninsula College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Peninsula 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
    1,120
  2. Two or More Races
    163
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    159

The enrolled student population at Peninsula College is 57% White, 8.29% Two or More Races, 8.09% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.85% Black or African American, 2.29% Asian, and 0.254% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 282 students (14.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 46 fewer women than men received degrees from Peninsula College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Peninsula College is white (734 degrees awarded). There were 6.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (112 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Peninsula College is General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Peninsula College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (169 degrees awarded), Construction (86 degrees), and Agriculture (29 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 Peninsula College are Software developers (510,220 people), Other managers (132,043 people), Computer & information systems managers (103,577 people), Computer occupations, all other (96,851 people), and Computer programmers (93,049 people).

The most specialized majors at Peninsula College are Precision Production (169 degrees awarded), Construction (86 degrees), Agriculture (29 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), and Human Sciences (37 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 Peninsula College are Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Radiologic technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Peninsula College are Precision Production (169 degrees awarded), Construction (86 degrees), Agriculture (29 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), and Human Sciences (37 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 Peninsula College are Computer Systems Design (527,354 people), Elementary & secondary schools (153,301 people), Construction (126,023 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (116,397 people), and Insurance carriers (74,956 people).

The most specialized majors at Peninsula College are Precision Production (169 degrees awarded), Construction (86 degrees), Agriculture (29 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), and Human Sciences (37 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 Peninsula College.
Most Common
  1. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Peninsula College was General Business Administration & Management with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

604
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
558
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 604 degrees were awarded to men at Peninsula College, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (558).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Peninsula College in Welding Technology, which is 10.6 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 158 degrees were awarded to women at Peninsula College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.82 times more than the 87 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Peninsula College is Female and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.7% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    734 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    112 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Peninsula College is white (734 degrees awarded). There were 6.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (112 degrees).

9.64% of degree recipients (112 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    367 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    367 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Peninsula College is white male (367 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (367 degrees).

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Operations

Peninsula College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.46M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $191k (4.29%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Peninsula College had a total salary expenditure of $31.5M. Peninsula College employs 46 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Peninsula College are Male No academic ranks (25), Female No academic ranks(21), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peninsula College are: Management, with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.46M
2019 Endowment
16.9%
growth from 2018

Peninsula College has an endowment valued at about $4.46M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Peninsula College grew 16.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.37M 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: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $629k - Federal
  2. $4M - State
  3. $2.3M - Local

As of 2019, Peninsula College received $629k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4M from state grants and contracts, and $2.3M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.9M
2019 Salaries
2.94%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Peninsula College paid a median of $13.9M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($31.5M) and a 2.94% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.04% decline from 2017 and a 0.237% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.6M
Instructional Salaries
46
Number of Employees

In 2019, Peninsula College paid a total of $2.6M to 46 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Peninsula College were No academic rank with 46 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peninsula College were Management with 42 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Peninsula College was Male No academic rank with 25 employees, Female No academic rank with 21 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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