Western Nevada College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,745

3.98% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,806

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

20.3%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,569

34.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

22%

93 Graduates

About

Western Nevada College is a higher education institution located in Carson City, NV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Western Nevada College were Construction Site Manager (5 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 960 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Nevada College. 59.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (675 degrees), 4.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (165 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Nevada College is $2,745, which is $-10,055 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Nevada College is $2,745, which is $-10,055 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,806.

In 2016, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,745

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Western Nevada College was $2,745. The cost of tuition at Western Nevada College is $-10,055 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$10,806

2016 Value

9.14%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Western Nevada College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,806. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Western Nevada College grew by 9.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,220

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Western Nevada College was of $9,220 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. 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

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

13%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Western Nevada College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7.69% with respect to 2015, when 52% 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.

20.3%

2015 Default Rate

110

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Western Nevada College was 20.3%, which represents 110 out of the 542 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

Western Nevada 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 3,569 students enrolled at Western Nevada College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Western Nevada College has a total enrollment of 3,569 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Nevada College is 1,231 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,338. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Western Nevada College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Nevada College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64% White, 21.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3% Two or More Races, 2.07% Black or African American, 2.02% Asian, 1.88% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.757% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Western Nevada College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.3%), followed by White Male (28.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Nevada College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,569 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Nevada College is 1,231 and the part-time enrollment is 2,338. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Western Nevada College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%

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 Western Nevada College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Western Nevada College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,283

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    778

  3. Two or More Races

    107

The enrolled student population at Western Nevada College is 64% White, 21.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3% Two or More Races, 2.07% Black or African American, 2.02% Asian, 1.88% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.757% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% 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, 152 students (4.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 176 more women than men received degrees from Western Nevada College. The majority of degree recipients at Western Nevada College are white (675 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (165 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Western Nevada College is Construction Site Manager (5 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Western Nevada College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (116 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (62 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (12 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 Western Nevada College are Elementary & middle school teachers (135,391 people), Miscellaneous managers (121,634 people), Postsecondary teachers (116,024 people), Physicians & surgeons (78,711 people), and Other Physical Scientists (53,247 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Nevada College are Precision Production (116 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (62 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (326 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (13 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 Western Nevada College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Western Nevada College are Precision Production (116 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (62 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (326 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (13 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 Western Nevada College are Elementary & secondary schools (230,267 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (204,735 people), Hospitals (114,557 people), Computer Systems Design (74,590 people), and Scientific research & development services (63,517 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Nevada College are Precision Production (116 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (62 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (326 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (13 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 Western Nevada College.

Most Common

  1. 5 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 Western Nevada College was Construction Site Manager with 5 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 392

  2. 568

In 2016, 392 degrees were awarded to men at Western Nevada College, which is 0.69 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (568).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Western Nevada College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.408 times less than the 196 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 196 degrees were awarded to women at Western Nevada College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.45 times more than the 80 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Western Nevada College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Western Nevada College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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, 4.3% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    675 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    165 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Nevada College is white (675 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (165 degrees).

5.42% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    386 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    289 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western Nevada College is white female (386 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (289 degrees).

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Operations

Western Nevada College has an endowment valued at nearly $250k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $77k (30.8%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Western Nevada College had a total expenditure of $31.4M. Of that $31.4M, they spent $14.7M on salaries and $31.4M on benefits.

Western Nevada College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Western Nevada College are Male Professors (18), Female Instructors(12), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Nevada College are: Management, with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$250k

2015 Endowment

2.72%

decline from 2014

Western Nevada College has an endowment valued at about $250k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Western Nevada College declined 2.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.69M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.41M - Federal

  2. $753k - State

  3. $244k - Local

As of 2015, Western Nevada College received $2.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $753k from state grants and contracts, and $244k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$14.7M

Salary Expenditure

$31.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Western Nevada College had a total expenditure of $31.4M. Of that $31.4M, they spent $14.7M on salaries and $31.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$14.7M

2015 Salaries

3.32%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Western Nevada College paid a median of $14.7M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($31.4M) and a 3.32% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.34% growth from 2013 and a 5.36% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.38M

Instructional Salaries

51

Number of Employees

In 2015, Western Nevada College paid a total of $3.38M to 51 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Western Nevada 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 Western Nevada College were Management with 22 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Western Nevada College was Male Professor with 18 employees, Female Instructor with 12 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

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

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