The College of Westchester

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,115

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,933

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.4%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

93.9%

741 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,021

79.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31.9%

15 Graduates

About

The College of Westchester is a higher education institution located in Westchester County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The College of Westchester were General Business Administration & Management (70 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (29 degrees), and Accounting (25 degrees).

In 2016, 349 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Westchester. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (151 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (119 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Westchester is $20,115, which is $7,315 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Westchester is $20,115, which is $7,315 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,933.

In 2016, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,115

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at The College of Westchester was $20,115. The cost of tuition at The College of Westchester is $7,315 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$16,933

2016 Value

12.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 The College of Westchester had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,933. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of The College of Westchester grew by 12.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,689

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of Westchester was of $11,689 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. 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

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at The College of Westchester received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 88% 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.

5.4%

2015 Default Rate

30

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Westchester was 5.4%, which represents 30 out of the 556 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

The College of Westchester received 741 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.88% annual decline. Out of those 741 applicants, 696 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,021 students enrolled at The College of Westchester in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Westchester has an overall enrollment yield of 28.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

696

Accepted Out of 741

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Westchester was 93.9% (696 admissions from 741 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 91.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.88%, while admissions declined by -2.38%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The College of Westchester in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The College of Westchester has a total enrollment of 1,021 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Westchester is 808 students and the part-time enrollment is 213. This means that 79.1% of students enrolled at The College of Westchester are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The College of Westchester, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.7% Hispanic or Latino, 36.2% Black or African American, 11% White, 1.76% Asian, 1.37% Two or More Races, 0.196% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The College of Westchester in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (24.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (15.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Westchester, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,021 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Westchester is 808 and the part-time enrollment is 213. This means that 79.1% of students enrolled at The College of Westchester are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 The College of Westchester was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), The College of Westchester had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    467

  2. Black or African American

    370

  3. White

    112

The enrolled student population at The College of Westchester is 45.7% Hispanic or Latino, 36.2% Black or African American, 11% White, 1.76% Asian, 1.37% Two or More Races, 0.196% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% 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, 38 students (3.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 109 more women than men received degrees from The College of Westchester. The majority of degree recipients at The College of Westchester are hispanic or latino (151 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (119 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Westchester is General Business Administration & Management (70 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (29 degrees) and Accounting (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The College of Westchester, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees awarded), Business (177 degrees), and Health (125 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 The College of Westchester are Registered nurses (1,315,133 people), Accountants & auditors (1,112,677 people), Miscellaneous managers (894,049 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (529,178 people), and Financial managers (438,530 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees awarded), Business (177 degrees), Health (125 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 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 The College of Westchester are Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dental hygienists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees awarded), Business (177 degrees), Health (125 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 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 The College of Westchester are Hospitals (1,762,787 people), Computer Systems Design (910,911 people), Elementary & secondary schools (774,604 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (668,479 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (554,695 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees awarded), Business (177 degrees), Health (125 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 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 The College of Westchester.

Most Common

  1. 70 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Westchester was General Business Administration & Management with 70 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 120

  2. 229

In 2016, 120 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Westchester, which is 0.524 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (229).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 68 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Westchester in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.932 times less than the 73 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 73 degrees were awarded to women at The College of Westchester in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from The College of Westchester completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The College of Westchester is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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. Hispanic or Latino

    151 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    119 degrees awarded

  3. White

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Westchester is hispanic or latino (151 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (119 degrees).

2.58% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    99 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    82 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The College of Westchester is hispanic or latino female (99 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (82 degrees).

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Operations

The College of Westchester has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.85k (N/A%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, The College of Westchester had a total expenditure of $21.1M. Of that $21.1M, they spent $11.4M on salaries and $21.1M on benefits.

The College of Westchester employs 17 Assistant professors, 8 Associate professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at The College of Westchester are Female Assistant professors (9), Male Assistant professors(8), and Male Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Westchester are: Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, Sales and related, with 14 employees, and Management with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

The College of Westchester has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of Westchester stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates 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, The College of Westchester 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

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

$11.4M

Salary Expenditure

$21.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, The College of Westchester had a total expenditure of $21.1M. Of that $21.1M, they spent $11.4M on salaries and $21.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$11.4M

2015 Salaries

0.483%

growth from 2014

In 2015, The College of Westchester paid a median of $11.4M in salaries, which represents 54% of their overall expenditure ($21.1M) and a 0.483% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.21M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2015, The College of Westchester paid a total of $2.21M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

17 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Westchester were Assistant professor with 17 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Westchester were Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; Sales and related with 14 employees; and Management with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Westchester was Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The College of Westchester.

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