Stark State College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,796

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,587

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

26.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

12,364

27.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

9.87%

138 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 1,988 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stark State College. 56.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,515 degrees), 8.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (188 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stark State College is $2,796, which is $-4,524 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stark State College is $2,796, which is $-4,524 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,587.

In 2016, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,796

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Stark State College was $2,796. The cost of tuition at Stark State College is $-4,524 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,587

2016 Value

9.37%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Stark State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,587. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Stark State College grew by 9.37%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,170

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stark State College was of $5,170 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% 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

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Stark State College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 29.5% with respect to 2015, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

26.2%

2015 Default Rate

1526

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Stark State College was 26.2%, which represents 1526 out of the 5833 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

Stark State 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 12,364 students enrolled at Stark State College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stark State 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 Stark State 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 Stark State College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Stark State College has a total enrollment of 12,364 students. The full-time enrollment at Stark State College is 3,356 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,008. This means that 27.1% of students enrolled at Stark State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stark State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.2% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 3.3% Two or More Races, 1.84% Asian, 1.34% Hispanic or Latino, 0.404% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0809% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stark State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.3%), followed by White Female (35.1%) and Black or African American Female (6.79%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stark State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,364 students. The full-time enrollment at Stark State College is 3,356 and the part-time enrollment is 9,008. This means that 27.1% of students enrolled at Stark State College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%

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 Stark State College was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Stark State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,926

  2. Black or African American

    1,324

  3. Two or More Races

    408

The enrolled student population at Stark State College is 72.2% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 3.3% Two or More Races, 1.84% Asian, 1.34% Hispanic or Latino, 0.404% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0809% 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, 1,252 students (10.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 246 more women than men received degrees from Stark State College. The majority of degree recipients at Stark State College are white (1,515 degrees awarded). There were 8.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (188 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Stark State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (308 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (184 degrees), and Science Technologies (8 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 Stark State College are Software developers, applications & systems software (431,296 people), Social workers (175,570 people), Miscellaneous managers (169,446 people), Computer programmers (124,058 people), and Other Computer Occupations (119,361 people).

The most specialized majors at Stark State College are Engineering Technologies (308 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (184 degrees), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (140 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (68 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 Stark State College are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Stark State College are Engineering Technologies (308 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (184 degrees), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (140 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (68 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 Stark State College are Computer Systems Design (516,687 people), Elementary & secondary schools (117,172 people), Hospitals (112,521 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (101,920 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (99,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Stark State College are Engineering Technologies (308 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (184 degrees), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (140 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (68 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 Stark State 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 Stark State College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 871

  2. 1,117

In 2016, 871 degrees were awarded to men at Stark State College, which is 0.78 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,117).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Stark State College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 157 degrees were awarded to men at Stark State College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 7.14 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 120 degrees were awarded to women at Stark State College in General Studies, which is 3.08 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

7%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 2% of students graduating from Stark State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 7% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stark State College is Female and Asian (20% 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, 5.07% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,515 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    188 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    172 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stark State College is white (1,515 degrees awarded). There were 8.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (188 degrees).

8.65% of degree recipients (172 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    843 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    672 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stark State College is white female (843 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (672 degrees).

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Operations

Stark State College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.52M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $265 (0.00587%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Stark State College had a total expenditure of $82.9M. Of that $82.9M, they spent $39M on salaries and $82.9M on benefits.

Stark State College employs 76 Assistant professors, 67 Instructors, and 42 Associate professors. Most academics at Stark State College are Female Assistant professors (45), Female Instructors(37), and Male Assistant professors (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stark State College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 48 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.52M

2015 Endowment

4.44%

growth from 2014

Stark State College has an endowment valued at about $4.52M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Stark State College grew 4.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.4M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Stark State College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.55M - Federal

  2. $705k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Stark State College received $2.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $705k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$39M

Salary Expenditure

$82.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Stark State College had a total expenditure of $82.9M. Of that $82.9M, they spent $39M on salaries and $82.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$39M

2015 Salaries

4.52%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Stark State College paid a median of $39M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($82.9M) and a 4.52% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.78% decline from 2013 and a 0.287% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$11.9M

Instructional Salaries

195

Number of Employees

In 2015, Stark State College paid a total of $11.9M to 195 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

76 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stark State College were Assistant professor with 76 employees; Instructor with 67 employees; and Instructor with 42 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stark State College were Business and Financial Operations with 48 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; and Service with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stark State College was Female Assistant professor with 45 employees, Female Instructor with 37 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 31 employees.

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

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