Spoon River College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,750

4.17% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,044

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,560

48.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

50.7%

175 Graduates

About

Spoon River College is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Spoon River College were .

In 2016, 436 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Spoon River College. 52.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (406 degrees), 21.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Spoon River College is $3,750, which is $-3,570 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Spoon River College is $3,750, which is $-3,570 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,044.

In 2016, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,750

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Spoon River College was $3,750. The cost of tuition at Spoon River College is $-3,570 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$10,044

2016 Value

0.25%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Spoon River College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,044. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Spoon River College grew by 0.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,750

Room and Board

$1,550

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Spoon River College was of $8,750 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,550. 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

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

19%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Spoon River College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 56% 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.

17.5%

2015 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Spoon River College was 17.5%, which represents 41 out of the 234 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

Spoon River 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 1,560 students enrolled at Spoon River College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Spoon River 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 Spoon River 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 Spoon River College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Spoon River College has a total enrollment of 1,560 students. The full-time enrollment at Spoon River College is 751 students and the part-time enrollment is 809. This means that 48.1% of students enrolled at Spoon River College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Spoon River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 2.69% Hispanic or Latino, 0.962% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.769% Asian, 0.449% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Spoon River College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.8%), followed by White Male (36.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.52%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Spoon River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,560 students. The full-time enrollment at Spoon River College is 751 and the part-time enrollment is 809. This means that 48.1% of students enrolled at Spoon River College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 Spoon River College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Spoon River College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,311

  2. Black or African American

    163

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    42

The enrolled student population at Spoon River College is 84% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 2.69% Hispanic or Latino, 0.962% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.769% Asian, 0.449% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 8 students (0.513%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 24 more women than men received degrees from Spoon River College. The majority of degree recipients at Spoon River College are white (406 degrees awarded). There were 21.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Spoon River College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), and Agriculture (19 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 Spoon River College are Registered nurses (1,252,909 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (165,803 people), Medical & health services managers (144,110 people), Miscellaneous managers (138,695 people), and Physicians & surgeons (119,282 people).

The most specialized majors at Spoon River College are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), Agriculture (19 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (171 degrees), and Health (148 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 Spoon River College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing & sales managers, Physicians & surgeons, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Spoon River College are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), Agriculture (19 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (171 degrees), and Health (148 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 Spoon River College are Hospitals (1,444,591 people), Elementary & secondary schools (377,310 people), Outpatient care centers (201,148 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (178,713 people), and Offices of physicians (171,914 people).

The most specialized majors at Spoon River College are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), Agriculture (19 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (171 degrees), and Health (148 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 Spoon River 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 Spoon River College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 206

  2. 230

In 2016, 206 degrees were awarded to men at Spoon River College, which is 0.896 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (230).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Spoon River College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.62 times less than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 92 degrees were awarded to women at Spoon River College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.61 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 28% of students graduating from Spoon River College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Spoon River College is Female and Two or More Races (100% 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

    406 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Spoon River College is white (406 degrees awarded). There were 21.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 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

    216 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    190 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Spoon River College is white female (216 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (190 degrees).

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Operations

Spoon River College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.65M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.8k (0.711%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Spoon River College had a total expenditure of $17.9M. Of that $17.9M, they spent $6.39M on salaries and $17.9M on benefits.

Spoon River College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Spoon River College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spoon River College are: Management, with 18 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.65M

2015 Endowment

8.57%

growth from 2014

Spoon River College has an endowment valued at about $1.65M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Spoon River College grew 8.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.46M lower 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Spoon River 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

Primary Expenses

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$6.39M

Salary Expenditure

$17.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Spoon River College had a total expenditure of $17.9M. Of that $17.9M, they spent $6.39M on salaries and $17.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$6.39M

2015 Salaries

3.9%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Spoon River College paid a median of $6.39M in salaries, which represents 35.8% of their overall expenditure ($17.9M) and a 3.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.65% growth from 2013 and a 0.695% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.83M

Instructional Salaries

37

Number of Employees

In 2015, Spoon River College paid a total of $1.83M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

18 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Spoon River 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 Spoon River College were Management with 18 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Spoon River College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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