William James College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,000
NaNk% growth from N/A
2017 Student Loan
2.25%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
796
68.1% Full-Time

About

William James College is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at William James College were General Psychology (0 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 308 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at William James College. 77.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (199 degrees), 3.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at William James College is $12,000, which is $−2,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at William James College is $12,000, which is $−2,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2019, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at William James College was $12,000. The cost of tuition at William James College is $−2,500 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

In 2019 William James College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of William James College grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at William James College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 7% with respect to 2018, when 100% 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.
2.25%
2017 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at William James College was 2.25%, which represents 4 out of the 178 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

William James College has a total enrollment of 796 students. The full-time enrollment at William James College is 542 students and the part-time enrollment is 254. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at William James College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at William James College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.2% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 5.9% Asian, 1.76% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.51% Hispanic or Latino, 0.377% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at William James College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (62.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (12.5%) and Black or African American Female (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.9%), followed by White Male (11.4%) and Black or African American Female (9.18%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at William James College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 796 students. The full-time enrollment at William James College is 542 and the part-time enrollment is 254. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at William James College are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 William James College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), William James College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    511
  2. Black or African American
    100
  3. Asian
    47

The enrolled student population at William James College is 64.2% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 5.9% Asian, 1.76% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.51% Hispanic or Latino, 0.377% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 168 more women than men received degrees from William James College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at William James College is white (199 degrees awarded). There were 3.43 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at William James College is General Psychology (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at William James College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (263 degrees awarded) and Health (45 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 William James College are Registered nurses (1,413,151 people), Medical & health services managers (178,034 people), Other managers (143,741 people), Pharmacists (139,638 people), and Physicians (137,576 people).

The most specialized majors at William James College are Psychology (263 degrees awarded) and Health (45 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 William James College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at William James College are Psychology (263 degrees awarded) and Health (45 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 William James College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,584,493 people), Elementary & secondary schools (499,197 people), Outpatient care centers (353,980 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (279,822 people), and Offices of physicians (253,866 people).

The most specialized majors at William James College are Psychology (263 degrees awarded) and Health (45 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 William James College.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at William James College was General Psychology with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

70
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
238
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 70 degrees were awarded to men at William James College, which is 0.294 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (238).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 19 degrees were awarded to men at William James College in General Psychology, which is 0.218 times less than the 87 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 87 degrees were awarded to women at William James College in General Psychology, which is 4.58 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at William James College is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    199 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at William James College is white (199 degrees awarded). There were 3.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (58 degrees).

18.8% of degree recipients (58 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    158 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at William James College is white female (158 degrees awarded). There were 3.85 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (41 degrees).

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Operations

William James College has an endowment valued at nearly $901k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $137k (15.2%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, William James College had a total salary expenditure of $30.4M. William James College employs 28 Assistant professors, 24 Associate professors, and 12 Instructors. Most academics at William James College are Female Assistant professors (19), Male Associate professors(13), and Female Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at William James College are: Management, with 27 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$901k
2019 Endowment
3.59%
decline from 2018

William James College has an endowment valued at about $901k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of William James College declined 3.59% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.2M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $579k - Federal
  2. $1.57M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, William James College received $579k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.57M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.8M
2019 Salaries
12%
growth from 2018

In 2019, William James College paid a median of $18.8M in salaries, which represents 61.9% of their overall expenditure ($30.4M) and a 12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.5% growth from 2017 and a 4.72% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.36M
Instructional Salaries
71
Number of Employees

In 2019, William James College paid a total of $7.36M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at William James College were Assistant professor with 28 employees; Associate professor with 24 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at William James College were Management with 27 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at William James College was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Male Associate professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 11 employees.

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