Urban College of Boston

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,441
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
554
8.84% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
25%
4 Graduates

About

Urban College of Boston is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Urban College of Boston were .

In 2020, 81 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Urban College of Boston. 96.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 3.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (49 degrees), 2.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Urban College of Boston is $7,104, which is $−7,296 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Urban College of Boston is $7,104, which is $−7,296 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,441.

In 2020, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Urban College of Boston was $7,104. The cost of tuition at Urban College of Boston is $−7,296 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$14,441
2020 Value
41.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Urban College of Boston had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,441. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Urban College of Boston grew by 41.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,500
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Urban College of Boston was of $6,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Urban College of Boston received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 11.6% with respect to 2019, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Urban College of Boston has a total enrollment of 554 students. The full-time enrollment at Urban College of Boston is 49 students and the part-time enrollment is 505. This means that 8.84% of students enrolled at Urban College of Boston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Urban College of Boston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Asian, 15.9% Black or African American, 3.43% White, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Urban College of Boston in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (61.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.3%) and Asian Female (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

8.84%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Urban College of Boston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 554 students. The full-time enrollment at Urban College of Boston is 49 and the part-time enrollment is 505. This means that 8.84% of students enrolled at Urban College of Boston are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%
2020 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 Urban College of Boston was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Urban College of Boston had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    349
  2. Asian
    89
  3. Black or African American
    88

The enrolled student population at Urban College of Boston is 63% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Asian, 15.9% Black or African American, 3.43% White, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 75 more women than men received degrees from Urban College of Boston. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Urban College of Boston is hispanic or latino (49 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Urban College of Boston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (66 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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 Urban College of Boston are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,475,136 people), Secondary school teachers (471,163 people), Education administrators (256,248 people), Special education teachers (208,472 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (196,509 people).

The most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Education (66 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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 Urban College of Boston are Dentists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Education (66 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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 Urban College of Boston are Elementary & secondary schools (2,733,471 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (229,925 people), Individual & family services (141,920 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (140,010 people), and Child day care services (109,402 people).

The most specialized majors at Urban College of Boston are Education (66 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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 Urban College of Boston.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Urban College of Boston was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
78
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Urban College of Boston, which is 0.0385 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (78).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Urban College of Boston in General Studies, which is 1 times approximately the same the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 66 degrees were awarded to women at Urban College of Boston in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
7%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 7% of students graduating from Urban College of Boston 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 14% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Urban College of Boston is Male and Black or African American (40% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    49 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Urban College of Boston is hispanic or latino (49 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more hispanic or latino 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 Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    48 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Urban College of Boston is hispanic or latino female (48 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (17 degrees).

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Operations

Urban College of Boston has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Urban College of Boston had a total salary expenditure of $3.91M. Urban College of Boston employs 1 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Urban College of Boston are Female Instructors (1), Male Instructors(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Urban College of Boston are: Management, with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $460k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Urban College of Boston received $460k 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

Salary Expenditure

$2.28M
2020 Salaries
14.1%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Urban College of Boston paid a median of $2.28M in salaries, which represents 58.2% of their overall expenditure ($3.91M) and a 14.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.83% growth from 2018 and a 7.74% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$48k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2020, Urban College of Boston paid a total of $48k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 2.11% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Urban College of Boston were Instructor with 1 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Urban College of Boston were Management with 4 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Urban College of Boston was Female Instructor with 1 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Urban College of Boston.

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