Ventura College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,338

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,011

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

13,174

32% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.8%

441 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 3,198 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ventura College. 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,884 degrees), 2.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (902 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ventura College is $1,338, which is $-6,076 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ventura College is $1,338, which is $-6,076 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,011.

In 2017, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,338

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Ventura College was $1,338. The cost of tuition at Ventura College is $-6,076 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,011

2017 Value

0.249%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Ventura College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,011. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Ventura College grew by 0.249%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ventura College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

2%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Ventura College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.61% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.

14.6%

2016 Default Rate

45

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Ventura College was 14.6%, which represents 45 out of the 308 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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Enrollment

Ventura College has a total enrollment of 13,174 students. The full-time enrollment at Ventura College is 4,214 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,960. This means that 32% of students enrolled at Ventura College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ventura College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.3% Hispanic or Latino, 27.1% White, 4.46% Asian, 3.8% Two or More Races, 1.88% Black or African American, 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.243% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ventura College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (35.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.5%) and White Female (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ventura College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,174 students. The full-time enrollment at Ventura College is 4,214 and the part-time enrollment is 8,960. This means that 32% of students enrolled at Ventura College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 Ventura College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Ventura College 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

    8,073

  2. White

    3,570

  3. Asian

    588

The enrolled student population at Ventura College is 61.3% Hispanic or Latino, 27.1% White, 4.46% Asian, 3.8% Two or More Races, 1.88% Black or African American, 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.243% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 78 students (0.592%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 616 more women than men received degrees from Ventura College. The majority of degree recipients at Ventura College are hispanic or latino (1,884 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (902 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ventura College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,544 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (262 degrees), and Human Sciences (80 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 Ventura College are Elementary & middle school teachers (185,305 people), Police officers (124,906 people), Other managers (120,280 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (56,777 people), and Social workers, all other (49,832 people).

The most specialized majors at Ventura College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,544 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (262 degrees), Human Sciences (80 degrees), Protective Services (185 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (97 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 Ventura College are Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Ventura College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,544 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (262 degrees), Human Sciences (80 degrees), Protective Services (185 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (97 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 Ventura College are Elementary & secondary schools (325,736 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (317,125 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (146,746 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (109,799 people), and Computer Systems Design (100,883 people).

The most specialized majors at Ventura College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,544 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (262 degrees), Human Sciences (80 degrees), Protective Services (185 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (97 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 Ventura 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ventura College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,291

  2. 1,907

In 2017, 1,291 degrees were awarded to men at Ventura College, which is 0.677 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,907).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 538 degrees were awarded to men at Ventura College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.63 times less than the 854 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 854 degrees were awarded to women at Ventura College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.59 times more than the 538 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Ventura College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 (61.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ventura College is Female and Asian (61.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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, 0.68% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,884 degrees awarded

  2. White

    902 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    161 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ventura College is hispanic or latino (1,884 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (902 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (68 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,171 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    713 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    505 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ventura College is hispanic or latino female (1,171 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (713 degrees).

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Operations

Ventura College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $118 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Ventura College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Ventura College employs 165 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Ventura College are Female Instructors (87), Male Instructors(78), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ventura College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Service, with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Ventura College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Ventura College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Ventura 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Ventura 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

Salary Expenditure

$38.4M

2017 Salaries

3.09%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Ventura College paid a median of $38.4M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 3.09% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.9% growth from 2015 and a 3.73% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.1M

Instructional Salaries

165

Number of Employees

In 2017, Ventura College paid a total of $14.1M to 165 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

165 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ventura College were Instructor with 165 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ventura College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Service with 32 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ventura College was Female Instructor with 87 employees, Male Instructor with 78 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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