Prescott College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,528

5.52% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$25,280

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.14%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.5%

314 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

702

50.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31%

22 Graduates

About

Prescott College is a higher education institution located in Yavapai County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Prescott College were Other Natural Resource & Conservation (22 degrees awarded), Outdoor Education (20 degrees), and Other Psychology (13 degrees).

In 2016, 214 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Prescott College. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (157 degrees), 9.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Prescott College is $27,528, which is $7,368 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Prescott College is $27,528, which is $7,368 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,280.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,528

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Prescott College was $27,528. The cost of tuition at Prescott College is $7,368 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$25,280

2016 Value

3.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Prescott College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,280. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Prescott College grew by 3.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,740

Room and Board

$2,842

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Prescott College was of $6,740 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,842. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.36% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 257% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Prescott College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 10.9% with respect to 2015, when 92% 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.

4.14%

2015 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Prescott College was 4.14%, which represents 15 out of the 362 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

Prescott College received 314 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.27% annual decline. Out of those 314 applicants, 215 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.5% acceptance rate.

There were 702 students enrolled at Prescott College in 2016, and 51% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Prescott College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

215

Accepted Out of 314

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Prescott College was 68.5% (215 admissions from 314 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 70.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.27%, while admissions declined by -6.93%.

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SAT Scores

51%

Submission Percentage

23

Scores Submitted

51% of enrolled first-time students at Prescott College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Prescott College has a total enrollment of 702 students. The full-time enrollment at Prescott College is 356 students and the part-time enrollment is 346. This means that 50.7% of students enrolled at Prescott College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Prescott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.2% White, 6.13% Two or More Races, 5.98% Hispanic or Latino, 3.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.57% Black or African American, 0.997% Asian, and 0.427% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Prescott College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.6%), followed by White Male (30.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (57.3%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (5.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Prescott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 702 students. The full-time enrollment at Prescott College is 356 and the part-time enrollment is 346. This means that 50.7% of students enrolled at Prescott College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 Prescott College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Prescott College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    528

  2. Two or More Races

    43

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    42

The enrolled student population at Prescott College is 75.2% White, 6.13% Two or More Races, 5.98% Hispanic or Latino, 3.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.57% Black or African American, 0.997% Asian, and 0.427% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 33 students (4.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 76 more women than men received degrees from Prescott College. The majority of degree recipients at Prescott College are white (157 degrees awarded). There were 9.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Prescott College is Other Natural Resource & Conservation (22 degrees awarded), followed by Outdoor Education (20 degrees) and Other Psychology (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Prescott College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), and Psychology (29 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Prescott College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,999,413 people), Registered nurses (1,334,225 people), Secondary school teachers (322,314 people), Education administrators (302,682 people), and Miscellaneous managers (272,774 people).

The most specialized majors at Prescott College are Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Psychology (29 degrees), Education (50 degrees), and Health (43 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 Prescott College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Prescott College are Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Psychology (29 degrees), Education (50 degrees), and Health (43 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 Prescott College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,157,429 people), Hospitals (1,707,546 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (456,886 people), Outpatient care centers (358,078 people), and Offices of physicians (227,489 people).

The most specialized majors at Prescott College are Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Psychology (29 degrees), Education (50 degrees), and Health (43 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 Prescott College.

Most Common

  1. 22 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Prescott College was Other Natural Resource & Conservation with 22 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 69

  2. 145

In 2016, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Prescott College, which is 0.476 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (145).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Prescott College in Outdoor Education, which is 2.1 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Prescott College in Mental Health Counseling, which is 2.83 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

35%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from Prescott College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Prescott College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 4.55% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    157 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Prescott College is white (157 degrees awarded). There were 9.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (16 degrees).

3.27% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    105 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    52 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Prescott College is white female (105 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (52 degrees).

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Operations

Prescott College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.49M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $109k (7.28%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Prescott College had a total expenditure of $14.8M. Of that $14.8M, they spent $6.5M on salaries and $14.8M on benefits.

Prescott College employs 31 Professors, 14 Instructors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Prescott College are Female Professors (17), Male Professors(14), and Female Instructors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Prescott College are: Management, with 20 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, and Sales and related with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.49M

2015 Endowment

2.35%

growth from 2014

Prescott College has an endowment valued at about $1.49M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Prescott College grew 2.35% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $991k - Federal

  2. $35.3k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Prescott College received $991k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $35.3k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$6.5M

Salary Expenditure

$14.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Prescott College had a total expenditure of $14.8M. Of that $14.8M, they spent $6.5M on salaries and $14.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$6.5M

2015 Salaries

17.9%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Prescott College paid a median of $6.5M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($14.8M) and a 17.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.9% decline from 2013 and a 9.05% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.46M

Instructional Salaries

56

Number of Employees

In 2015, Prescott College paid a total of $2.46M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Prescott College were Professor with 31 employees; Instructor with 14 employees; and Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Prescott College were Management with 20 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; and Sales and related with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Prescott College was Female Professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 14 employees, and Female Instructor with 9 employees.

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

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