Weatherford College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,710
6.27% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,601
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,943
30.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
19%
155 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 1,016 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Weatherford College. 68% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (750 degrees), 4.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Weatherford College is $2,710, which is $−5,114 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Weatherford College is $2,710, which is $−5,114 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,601.

In 2019, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,710
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Weatherford College was $2,710. The cost of tuition at Weatherford College is $−5,114 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,601
2019 Value
26.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Weatherford College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,601. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Weatherford College grew by 26.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,019
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Weatherford College was of $7,019 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 9.39% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Weatherford College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 4.44% with respect to 2018, when 45% 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.
6%
2017 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Weatherford College was 6%, which represents 36 out of the 600 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

Weatherford College has a total enrollment of 5,943 students. The full-time enrollment at Weatherford College is 1,805 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,138. This means that 30.4% of students enrolled at Weatherford College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Weatherford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.7% White, 20.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.79% Two or More Races, 2.42% Black or African American, 0.774% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.757% Asian, and 0.0505% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Weatherford College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.9%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.3%). 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

30.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Weatherford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,943 students. The full-time enrollment at Weatherford College is 1,805 and the part-time enrollment is 4,138. This means that 30.4% of students enrolled at Weatherford College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2019 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 Weatherford College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Weatherford College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,203
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,214
  3. Two or More Races
    166

The enrolled student population at Weatherford College is 70.7% White, 20.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.79% Two or More Races, 2.42% Black or African American, 0.774% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.757% Asian, and 0.0505% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 61 students (1.03%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 366 more women than men received degrees from Weatherford College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Weatherford College is white (750 degrees awarded). There were 4.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Weatherford College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (417 degrees awarded), Protective Services (72 degrees), and Health (399 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 Weatherford College are Registered nurses (1,393,166 people), Medical & health services managers (155,321 people), Other managers (146,462 people), Police officers (140,905 people), and Pharmacists (136,951 people).

The most specialized majors at Weatherford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (417 degrees awarded), Protective Services (72 degrees), Health (399 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees), and Precision Production (12 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 Weatherford College are Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Weatherford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (417 degrees awarded), Protective Services (72 degrees), Health (399 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees), and Precision Production (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Weatherford College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,500,809 people), Elementary & secondary schools (370,970 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (366,076 people), Outpatient care centers (243,099 people), and Offices of physicians (228,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Weatherford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (417 degrees awarded), Protective Services (72 degrees), Health (399 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees), and Precision Production (12 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 Weatherford College.
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 Weatherford College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

325
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
691
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 325 degrees were awarded to men at Weatherford College, which is 0.47 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (691).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Weatherford College in General Studies, which is 0.539 times less than the 271 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 271 degrees were awarded to women at Weatherford College in General Studies, which is 1.86 times more than the 146 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from Weatherford College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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 (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Weatherford College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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% 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
    750 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Weatherford College is white (750 degrees awarded). There were 4.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

0.886% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    517 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    233 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Weatherford College is white female (517 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (233 degrees).

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Operations

Weatherford College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.95M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $586k (6.55%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Weatherford College had a total salary expenditure of $49.2M. Weatherford College employs 135 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Weatherford College are Female No academic ranks (87), Male No academic ranks(48), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Weatherford College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 43 employees, Management, with 41 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.95M
2019 Endowment
4.54%
growth from 2018

Weatherford College has an endowment valued at about $8.95M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Weatherford College grew 4.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.65M 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.06M - Federal
  2. $33k - State
  3. $3.29M - Local

As of 2019, Weatherford College received $1.06M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $33k from state grants and contracts, and $3.29M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.3M
2019 Salaries
2.05%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Weatherford College paid a median of $21.3M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($49.2M) and a 2.05% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.3% growth from 2017 and a 1.69% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.46M
Instructional Salaries
135
Number of Employees

In 2019, Weatherford College paid a total of $8.46M to 135 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
135 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
43 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Weatherford College were No academic rank with 135 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Weatherford College were Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees; Management with 41 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 24 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Weatherford College was Female No academic rank with 87 employees, Male No academic rank with 48 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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