Salish Kootenai College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,988

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,648

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.57%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

859

80% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

35.2%

19 Graduates

About

Salish Kootenai College is a higher education institution located in Lake County, MT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Salish Kootenai College were Registered Nursing (15 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (9 degrees), and Other Historic Preservation & Conservation (5 degrees).

In 2016, 155 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salish Kootenai College. 73.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were american indian or alaska native (112 degrees), 3.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salish Kootenai College is $2,988, which is $-252 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,240).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salish Kootenai College is $2,988, which is $-252 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,240).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,648.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,988

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Salish Kootenai College was $2,988. The cost of tuition at Salish Kootenai College is $-252 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,240).

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Average Net Price

$8,648

2016 Value

3.26%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Salish Kootenai College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,648. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Salish Kootenai College grew by 3.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,975

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salish Kootenai College was of $6,975 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

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Salish Kootenai College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.49% with respect to 2015, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.57%

2015 Default Rate

9

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Salish Kootenai College was 4.57%, which represents 9 out of the 197 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

Salish Kootenai 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 859 students enrolled at Salish Kootenai College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Salish Kootenai 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

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Salish Kootenai College has a total enrollment of 859 students. The full-time enrollment at Salish Kootenai College is 687 students and the part-time enrollment is 172. This means that 80% of students enrolled at Salish Kootenai College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salish Kootenai College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, 23.6% White, 1.98% Hispanic or Latino, 0.349% Black or African American, 0.349% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Asian, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Salish Kootenai College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority American Indian or Alaska Native Female (50.8%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (26.5%) and White Female (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salish Kootenai College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 859 students. The full-time enrollment at Salish Kootenai College is 687 and the part-time enrollment is 172. This means that 80% of students enrolled at Salish Kootenai College are enrolled full-time compared with 59.4% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Salish Kootenai College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (50%), Salish Kootenai College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    633

  2. White

    203

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17

The enrolled student population at Salish Kootenai College is 73.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, 23.6% White, 1.98% Hispanic or Latino, 0.349% Black or African American, 0.349% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Asian, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Tribal Colleges is 77.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 16.5% White, and 1.98% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 73 more women than men received degrees from Salish Kootenai College. The majority of degree recipients at Salish Kootenai College are american indian or alaska native (112 degrees awarded). There were 3.2 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Salish Kootenai College is Registered Nursing (15 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (9 degrees) and Other Historic Preservation & Conservation (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Salish Kootenai College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (13 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (5 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 Salish Kootenai College are Miscellaneous managers (200,772 people), Counselors (161,310 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (151,616 people), Postsecondary teachers (147,277 people), and Social workers (128,118 people).

The most specialized majors at Salish Kootenai College are Transportation (13 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Psychology (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (4 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 Salish Kootenai College are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Marketing & sales managers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Salish Kootenai College are Transportation (13 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Psychology (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (4 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 Salish Kootenai College are Elementary & secondary schools (367,808 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (288,281 people), Hospitals (244,985 people), Individual & family services (131,027 people), and Outpatient care centers (127,293 people).

The most specialized majors at Salish Kootenai College are Transportation (13 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), Psychology (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (4 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 Salish Kootenai College.

Most Common

  1. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 9 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Salish Kootenai College was Registered Nursing with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 41

  2. 114

In 2016, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Salish Kootenai College, which is 0.36 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (114).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Salish Kootenai College in Construction, Heavy, & Earth-Moving Equipment Operation, which is 12 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Salish Kootenai College in Registered Nursing, which is 7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 26% of students graduating from Salish Kootenai College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salish Kootenai College is Female and White (60% graduation rate). Across all Tribal 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, 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. American Indian or Alaska Native

    112 degrees awarded

  2. White

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salish Kootenai College is american indian or alaska native (112 degrees awarded). There were 3.2 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (35 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. American Indian or Alaska Native Female

    80 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male

    32 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Salish Kootenai College is american indian or alaska native female (80 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (32 degrees).

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Operations

Salish Kootenai College has an endowment valued at nearly $12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.31k (0.0276%), compared to the 1.34% average return ($38.6k on $2.87M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2015, Salish Kootenai College had a total expenditure of $26M. Of that $26M, they spent $9.87M on salaries and $26M on benefits.

Salish Kootenai College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Salish Kootenai College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salish Kootenai College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12M

2015 Endowment

2.88%

growth from 2014

Salish Kootenai College has an endowment valued at about $12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Salish Kootenai College grew 2.88% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.11M higher than than the median endowment of Tribal Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $15.3M - Federal

  2. $82.9k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Salish Kootenai College received $15.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $82.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$9.87M

Salary Expenditure

$26M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Salish Kootenai College had a total expenditure of $26M. Of that $26M, they spent $9.87M on salaries and $26M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$9.87M

2015 Salaries

4.53%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Salish Kootenai College paid a median of $9.87M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($26M) and a 4.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.27% decline from 2013 and a 8.64% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.38M (35.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.98M

Instructional Salaries

63

Number of Employees

In 2015, Salish Kootenai College paid a total of $2.98M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.03M (30.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salish Kootenai College were Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; Management with 25 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

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