Peninsula College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,702

10.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,658

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,094

55.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

28.7%

43 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 (20 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 1,110 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Peninsula College. 50.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (677 degrees), 6.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (105 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Peninsula College is $3,702, which is $-9,188 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Peninsula College is $3,702, which is $-9,188 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 $6,658.

In 2017, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,702

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Peninsula College was $3,702. The cost of tuition at Peninsula College is $-9,188 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$6,658

2017 Value

6.87%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Peninsula College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,658. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Peninsula College grew by 6.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,780

Room and Board

$1,050

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Peninsula College was of $9,780 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,050. 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

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Peninsula College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2016, when 40% 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.

18.6%

2016 Default Rate

59

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Peninsula College was 18.6%, which represents 59 out of the 317 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

Peninsula College has a total enrollment of 2,094 students. The full-time enrollment at Peninsula College is 1,170 students and the part-time enrollment is 924. This means that 55.9% of students enrolled at Peninsula College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Peninsula College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.9% White, 8.07% Hispanic or Latino, 6.64% Two or More Races, 4.15% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.3% Black or African American, 1.96% Asian, and 0.334% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Peninsula College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31.4%), followed by White Male (27.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.79%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Peninsula College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,094 students. The full-time enrollment at Peninsula College is 1,170 and the part-time enrollment is 924. This means that 55.9% of students enrolled at Peninsula 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 Peninsula College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), 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

    1,254

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    169

  3. Two or More Races

    139

The enrolled student population at Peninsula College is 59.9% White, 8.07% Hispanic or Latino, 6.64% Two or More Races, 4.15% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.3% Black or African American, 1.96% Asian, and 0.334% 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 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, 253 students (12.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 16 more women than men received degrees from Peninsula College. The majority of degree recipients at Peninsula College are white (677 degrees awarded). There were 6.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (105 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Peninsula College is General Business Administration & Management (20 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 (141 degrees awarded), Construction (24 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (118 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 (414,777 people), Other managers (137,973 people), Computer occupations, all other (128,212 people), Computer programmers (110,960 people), and Computer & information systems managers (99,811 people).

The most specialized majors at Peninsula College are Precision Production (141 degrees awarded), Construction (24 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (118 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (289 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (59 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 Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Dentists, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Peninsula College are Precision Production (141 degrees awarded), Construction (24 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (118 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (289 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (59 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 (472,713 people), Elementary & secondary schools (177,697 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,532 people), Construction (122,271 people), and Banking & related activities (84,441 people).

The most specialized majors at Peninsula College are Precision Production (141 degrees awarded), Construction (24 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (118 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (289 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (59 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. 20 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Peninsula College was General Business Administration & Management with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 547

  2. 563

In 2017, 547 degrees were awarded to men at Peninsula College, which is 0.972 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (563).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Peninsula College in Welding Technology, which is 7.8 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 186 degrees were awarded to women at Peninsula College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.81 times more than the 103 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Peninsula College is Male and Asian (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, 4.65% 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

    677 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    105 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Peninsula College is white (677 degrees awarded). There were 6.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (105 degrees).

8.02% of degree recipients (89 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    345 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    332 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Peninsula College is white female (345 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (332 degrees).

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Operations

Peninsula College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.07M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $104k (5.04%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Peninsula College had a total salary expenditure of $33.3M. Peninsula College employs 39 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Peninsula College are Male No academic ranks (22), Female No academic ranks(17), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peninsula College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.07M

2017 Endowment

37.2%

growth from 2016

Peninsula College has an endowment valued at about $2.07M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Peninsula College grew 37.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.94M 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. $361k - Federal

  2. $3.93M - State

  3. $1.55M - Local

As of 2017, Peninsula College received $361k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.93M from state grants and contracts, and $1.55M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.6M

2017 Salaries

0.237%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Peninsula College paid a median of $13.6M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($33.3M) and a 0.237% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.07% growth from 2015 and a 0.553% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.02M

Instructional Salaries

39

Number of Employees

In 2017, Peninsula College paid a total of $2.02M to 39 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Peninsula College were No academic rank with 39 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peninsula College were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 9 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Peninsula College was Male No academic rank with 22 employees, Female No academic rank with 17 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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