Vernon College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,850

7.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,429

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,972

34% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

24.1%

81 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 606 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vernon College. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (393 degrees), 3.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (104 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vernon College is $2,850, which is $-4,470 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Vernon College is $2,850, which is $-4,470 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,429.

In 2016, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,850

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Vernon College was $2,850. The cost of tuition at Vernon College is $-4,470 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,429

2016 Value

0.84%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Vernon College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,429. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Vernon College grew by 0.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,486

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vernon College was of $5,486 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. 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

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Vernon College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.33% with respect to 2015, when 75% 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.

17.1%

2015 Default Rate

135

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Vernon College was 17.1%, which represents 135 out of the 789 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

Vernon 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 2,972 students enrolled at Vernon College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Vernon College has a total enrollment of 2,972 students. The full-time enrollment at Vernon College is 1,009 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,963. This means that 34% of students enrolled at Vernon College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Vernon College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.2% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.97% Black or African American, 2.96% Two or More Races, 2.09% Asian, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0673% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Vernon College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.7%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vernon College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,972 students. The full-time enrollment at Vernon College is 1,009 and the part-time enrollment is 1,963. This means that 34% of students enrolled at Vernon College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%

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 Vernon College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Vernon College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,909

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    616

  3. Black or African American

    237

The enrolled student population at Vernon College is 64.2% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.97% Black or African American, 2.96% Two or More Races, 2.09% Asian, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0673% 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, 22 students (0.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 212 more women than men received degrees from Vernon College. The majority of degree recipients at Vernon College are white (393 degrees awarded). There were 3.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (104 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Vernon College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (197 degrees), and Health (287 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 Vernon College are Registered nurses (1,249,628 people), Miscellaneous managers (171,041 people), Medical & health services managers (145,103 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (135,307 people), and Police officers (130,824 people).

The most specialized majors at Vernon College are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (197 degrees), Health (287 degrees), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (23 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 Vernon College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Vernon College are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (197 degrees), Health (287 degrees), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (23 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 Vernon College are Hospitals (1,443,028 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (340,590 people), Elementary & secondary schools (338,727 people), Outpatient care centers (205,304 people), and Offices of physicians (170,083 people).

The most specialized majors at Vernon College are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (197 degrees), Health (287 degrees), Engineering Technologies (20 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (23 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 Vernon 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 Vernon College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 197

  2. 409

In 2016, 197 degrees were awarded to men at Vernon College, which is 0.482 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (409).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Vernon College in General Studies, which is 0.671 times less than the 70 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 113 degrees were awarded to women at Vernon College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 9.42 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 11% of students graduating from Vernon College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Vernon College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (33.3% 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, 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. White

    393 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vernon College is white (393 degrees awarded). There were 3.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (104 degrees).

1.65% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    272 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    121 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Vernon College is white female (272 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (121 degrees).

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Operations

Vernon College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.82M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $24.1k (0.414%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Vernon College had a total expenditure of $23.8M. Of that $23.8M, they spent $11.8M on salaries and $23.8M on benefits.

Vernon College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Vernon College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vernon College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 46 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.82M

2015 Endowment

18.4%

growth from 2014

Vernon College has an endowment valued at about $5.82M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Vernon College grew 18.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.71M higher than than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $267k - Federal

  2. $733k - State

  3. $946k - Local

As of 2015, Vernon College received $267k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $733k from state grants and contracts, and $946k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$11.8M

Salary Expenditure

$23.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Vernon College had a total expenditure of $23.8M. Of that $23.8M, they spent $11.8M on salaries and $23.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$11.8M

2015 Salaries

2.86%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Vernon College paid a median of $11.8M in salaries, which represents 49.7% of their overall expenditure ($23.8M) and a 2.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.43% growth from 2013 and a 4.74% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.71M

Instructional Salaries

92

Number of Employees

In 2015, Vernon College paid a total of $4.71M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

46 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vernon College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vernon College were Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees; Service with 28 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vernon College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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