Plaza College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,000
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$12,537
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
0.22%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
30.1%
2,002 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
909
100% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
62.9%
154 Graduates

About

Plaza College is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Plaza College were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (26 degrees awarded) and Health Care Administration & Management (22 degrees).

In 2017, 228 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Plaza College. 84.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (84 degrees), 1.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Plaza College is $11,000, which is $-1,890 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Plaza College is $11,000, which is $-1,890 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 $12,537.

In 2017, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,000
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Plaza College was $11,000. The cost of tuition at Plaza College is $-1,890 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$12,537
2017 Value
0.831%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Plaza College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,537. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Plaza College grew by 0.831%.

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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.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,000
Room and Board
$1,700
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Plaza College was of $6,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. 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

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Plaza College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 95% 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.
0.22%
2016 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Plaza College was 0.22%, which represents 1 out of the 455 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Plaza College received 2,002 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 35.5% annual growth. Out of those 2,002 applicants, 602 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 30.1% acceptance rate.

There were 909 students enrolled at Plaza College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Plaza College has an overall enrollment yield of 55%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

30.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
602
Accepted Out of 2,002

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Plaza College was 30.1% (602 admissions from 2,002 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 29.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 35.5%, while admissions grew by 37.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Plaza College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Plaza College has a total enrollment of 909 students. The full-time enrollment at Plaza College is 909 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Plaza College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Plaza College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.2% Hispanic or Latino, 28.4% Black or African American, 10.8% Two or More Races, 10.6% Asian, 10.3% White, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Plaza College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (23.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.7%) and Two or More Races Female (8.47%). 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

The total enrollment at Plaza College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 909 students. The full-time enrollment at Plaza College is 909 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Plaza 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 Plaza College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Plaza 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. Hispanic or Latino
    265
  2. Black or African American
    258
  3. Two or More Races
    98

The enrolled student population at Plaza College is 29.2% Hispanic or Latino, 28.4% Black or African American, 10.8% Two or More Races, 10.6% Asian, 10.3% White, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 158 more women than men received degrees from Plaza College. The majority of degree recipients at Plaza College are hispanic or latino (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Plaza College is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (26 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (22 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Plaza College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (124 degrees awarded) and Health (104 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 Plaza College are Registered nurses (1,371,765 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,123 people), Other managers (618,770 people), Financial managers (415,730 people), and Chief executives & legislators (312,511 people).

The most specialized majors at Plaza College are Business (124 degrees awarded) and Health (104 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Plaza College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Plaza College are Business (124 degrees awarded) and Health (104 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Plaza College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,682,687 people), Elementary & secondary schools (612,412 people), Banking & related activities (475,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (410,043 people), and Computer Systems Design (407,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Plaza College are Business (124 degrees awarded) and Health (104 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 Plaza College.
Most Common
  1. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Plaza College was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 26 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 35
  2. 193

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Plaza College, which is 0.181 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (193).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Plaza College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.414 times less than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 50 degrees were awarded to women at Plaza College in Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services, which is 5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (87.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Plaza College is Male and Black or African American (87.5% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    84 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Plaza College is hispanic or latino (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (75 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    76 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Plaza College is hispanic or latino female (76 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (59 degrees).

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Operations

Plaza College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $65k (NaNk%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Plaza College had a total salary expenditure of $13.7M. Plaza College employs 17 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Plaza College are Female No academic ranks (12), Male No academic ranks(5), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Plaza College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Plaza College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Plaza College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Plaza 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

Salary Expenditure

$7.1M
2017 Salaries
2.81%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Plaza College paid a median of $7.1M in salaries, which represents 51.9% of their overall expenditure ($13.7M) and a 2.81% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.26% growth from 2015 and a 0.0457% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.06M
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2017, Plaza College paid a total of $1.06M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.9% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Plaza College were No academic rank with 17 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Plaza College were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; Management with 3 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Plaza College was Female No academic rank with 12 employees, Male No academic rank with 5 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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