The Evergreen State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,678
2.2% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$12,407
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
10.4%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
96.3%
1,772 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
3,907
89.9% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
57.3%
307 Graduates

About

The Evergreen State College is a higher education institution located in Thurston County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The Evergreen State College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (780 degrees awarded) and Biological & Physical Sciences (170 degrees).

In 2017, 1,032 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Evergreen State College. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (687 degrees), 7.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Evergreen State College is $6,678, which is $-14,055 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Evergreen State College is $6,678, which is $-14,055 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,407.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,678
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The Evergreen State College was $6,678. The cost of tuition at The Evergreen State College is $-14,055 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,407
2017 Value
7.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 The Evergreen State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,407. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The Evergreen State College grew by 7.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,360
Room and Board
$750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Evergreen State College was of $9,360 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.39% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 28.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at The Evergreen State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 65% 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.
10.4%
2016 Default Rate
129
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The Evergreen State College was 10.4%, which represents 129 out of the 1238 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 Evergreen State College received 1,772 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.79% annual decline. Out of those 1,772 applicants, 1,706 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,907 students enrolled at The Evergreen State College in 2017, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The Evergreen State College has an overall enrollment yield of 30.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,706
Accepted Out of 1,772

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The Evergreen State College was 96.3% (1,706 admissions from 1,772 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 97.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -6.79%, while admissions declined by -7.93%.

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SAT Scores

70%
Submission Percentage
362
Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at The Evergreen State College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The Evergreen State College has a total enrollment of 3,907 students. The full-time enrollment at The Evergreen State College is 3,512 students and the part-time enrollment is 395. This means that 89.9% of students enrolled at The Evergreen State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Evergreen State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.9% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.73% Two or More Races, 4.94% Black or African American, 2.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.61% Asian, and 0.461% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The Evergreen State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.7%), followed by White Male (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (22%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.34%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Evergreen State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,907 students. The full-time enrollment at The Evergreen State College is 3,512 and the part-time enrollment is 395. This means that 89.9% of students enrolled at The Evergreen State College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
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 The Evergreen State College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The Evergreen 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
    2,573
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    421
  3. Two or More Races
    302

The enrolled student population at The Evergreen State College is 65.9% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.73% Two or More Races, 4.94% Black or African American, 2.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.61% Asian, and 0.461% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 165 students (4.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 170 more women than men received degrees from The Evergreen State College. The majority of degree recipients at The Evergreen State College are white (687 degrees awarded). There were 7.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The Evergreen State College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (780 degrees awarded), followed by Biological & Physical Sciences (170 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The Evergreen State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (170 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (18 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 The Evergreen State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,931,443 people), Secondary school teachers (306,630 people), Education administrators (262,392 people), Social workers, all other (196,134 people), and Other managers (147,503 people).

The most specialized majors at The Evergreen State College are Interdisciplinary Studies (170 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), and Education (15 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 Evergreen State College are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at The Evergreen State College are Interdisciplinary Studies (170 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), and Education (15 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 Evergreen State College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,842,615 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (279,816 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (231,891 people), Individual & family services (146,711 people), and Outpatient care centers (107,862 people).

The most specialized majors at The Evergreen State College are Interdisciplinary Studies (170 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (780 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees), and Education (15 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 Evergreen State College.
Most Common
  1. 780 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 170 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Evergreen State College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 780 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 431
  2. 601

In 2017, 431 degrees were awarded to men at The Evergreen State College, which is 0.717 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (601).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 333 degrees were awarded to men at The Evergreen State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.745 times less than the 447 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 447 degrees were awarded to women at The Evergreen State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.34 times more than the 333 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 41% of students graduating from The Evergreen State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Evergreen State College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 7.82% of graduates (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    687 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Evergreen State College is white (687 degrees awarded). There were 7.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

6.49% of degree recipients (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    400 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    287 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The Evergreen State College is white female (400 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (287 degrees).

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Operations

The Evergreen State College has an endowment valued at nearly $14.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.56M (17.5%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, The Evergreen State College had a total salary expenditure of $109M. The Evergreen State College employs 155 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at The Evergreen State College are Female No academic ranks (87), Male No academic ranks(68), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Evergreen State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 89 employees, Management, with 66 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 65 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.7M
2017 Endowment
9.29%
growth from 2016

The Evergreen State College has an endowment valued at about $14.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The Evergreen State College grew 9.29% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.92M - Federal
  2. $9.12M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, The Evergreen State College received $3.92M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.12M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.4M
2017 Salaries
6.17%
decline from 2016

In 2017, The Evergreen State College paid a median of $43.4M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 6.17% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.5% growth from 2015 and a 1.81% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.6M
Instructional Salaries
155
Number of Employees

In 2017, The Evergreen State College paid a total of $11.6M to 155 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
155 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
89 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Evergreen State College were No academic rank with 155 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Evergreen State College were Office and Administrative Support with 89 employees; Management with 66 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Evergreen State College was Female No academic rank with 87 employees, Male No academic rank with 68 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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