Sheridan College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,256

5.62% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,813

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.55%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,133

37% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

39.9%

178 Graduates

About

Sheridan College is a higher education institution located in Sheridan County, WY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Sheridan College were .

In 2017, 795 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sheridan College. 51.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (696 degrees), 13.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sheridan College is $2,256, which is $-5,158 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Sheridan College is $2,256, which is $-5,158 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,813.

In 2017, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,256

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Sheridan College was $2,256. The cost of tuition at Sheridan College is $-5,158 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,813

2017 Value

8.01%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Sheridan College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,813. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Sheridan College grew by 8.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,554

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Sheridan College was of $7,554 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 5.87% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.73% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Sheridan College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 7.89% with respect to 2016, when 38% 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.

4.55%

2016 Default Rate

18

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Sheridan College was 4.55%, which represents 18 out of the 396 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

Sheridan 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 4,133 students enrolled at Sheridan College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Sheridan 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

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Sheridan College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Sheridan College has a total enrollment of 4,133 students. The full-time enrollment at Sheridan College is 1,529 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,604. This means that 37% of students enrolled at Sheridan College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sheridan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.4% White, 7.69% Hispanic or Latino, 2.76% Two or More Races, 1.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.944% Black or African American, 0.702% Asian, and 0.242% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Sheridan College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.8%), followed by White Male (35.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sheridan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,133 students. The full-time enrollment at Sheridan College is 1,529 and the part-time enrollment is 2,604. This means that 37% of students enrolled at Sheridan College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2017 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 Sheridan College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Sheridan College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,531

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    318

  3. Two or More Races

    114

The enrolled student population at Sheridan College is 85.4% White, 7.69% Hispanic or Latino, 2.76% Two or More Races, 1.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.944% Black or African American, 0.702% Asian, and 0.242% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 1 students (0.0242%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 27 more women than men received degrees from Sheridan College. The majority of degree recipients at Sheridan College are white (696 degrees awarded). There were 13.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Sheridan College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Sheridan College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (74 degrees awarded), Agriculture (44 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (98 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 Sheridan College are Registered nurses (1,304,047 people), Medical & health services managers (139,861 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (137,890 people), Pharmacists (131,416 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Sheridan College are Precision Production (74 degrees awarded), Agriculture (44 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees), Construction (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (123 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 Sheridan College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Sheridan College are Precision Production (74 degrees awarded), Agriculture (44 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees), Construction (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (123 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 Sheridan College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,437,228 people), Elementary & secondary schools (330,358 people), Outpatient care centers (202,345 people), Offices of physicians (192,776 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (181,551 people).

The most specialized majors at Sheridan College are Precision Production (74 degrees awarded), Agriculture (44 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (98 degrees), Construction (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (123 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 Sheridan College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Sheridan College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 384

  2. 411

In 2017, 384 degrees were awarded to men at Sheridan College, which is 0.934 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (411).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Sheridan College in Diesel Mechanics Technology, which is 29 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 81 degrees were awarded to women at Sheridan College in General Studies, which is 1.93 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 32% of students graduating from Sheridan College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sheridan College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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. White

    696 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sheridan College is white (696 degrees awarded). There were 13.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (53 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. White Female

    369 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    327 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Sheridan College is white female (369 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (327 degrees).

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Operations

Sheridan College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.07M (5.85%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Sheridan College had a total expenditure of $56.9M. Of that $56.9M, they spent $20.5M on salaries and $56.9M on benefits.

Sheridan College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Sheridan College are Male Instructors (55), Female Instructors(43), and Female No academic ranks (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sheridan College are: Service, with 40 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 36 employees, and Management with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.3M

2017 Endowment

2.78%

growth from 2016

Sheridan College has an endowment valued at about $18.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Sheridan College grew 2.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.7M higher than than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.24M - Federal

  2. $5.01M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Sheridan College received $2.24M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.01M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$20.5M

Salary Expenditure

$56.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Sheridan College had a total expenditure of $56.9M. Of that $56.9M, they spent $20.5M on salaries and $56.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$20.5M

2017 Salaries

38%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Sheridan College paid a median of $20.5M in salaries, which represents 36.1% of their overall expenditure ($56.9M) and a 38% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.45% growth from 2015 and a 26.2% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.99M

Instructional Salaries

106

Number of Employees

In 2017, Sheridan College paid a total of $5.99M to 106 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

40 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sheridan College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sheridan College were Service with 40 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 36 employees; and Management with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sheridan College was Male Instructor with 55 employees, Female Instructor with 43 employees, and Female No academic rank with 5 employees.

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

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