Williston State College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,399

2.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,059

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

10.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,039

59.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

27.4%

40 Graduates

About

Williston State College is a higher education institution located in Williams County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Williston State College were .

In 2016, 242 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Williston State College. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (189 degrees), 11.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Williston State College is $3,399, which is $-3,921 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Williston State College is $3,399, which is $-3,921 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,059.

In 2016, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,399

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Williston State College was $3,399. The cost of tuition at Williston State College is $-3,921 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$13,059

2016 Value

2.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Williston State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,059. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Williston State College grew by 2.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,368

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Williston State College was of $10,368 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 9.26% 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

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Williston State College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 14% with respect to 2015, when 50% 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.

10.5%

2015 Default Rate

20

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Williston State College was 10.5%, which represents 20 out of the 190 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

Williston State 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 1,039 students enrolled at Williston State College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Williston State College has a total enrollment of 1,039 students. The full-time enrollment at Williston State College is 620 students and the part-time enrollment is 419. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Williston State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Williston State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.1% White, 7.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 3.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.674% Asian, and 0.192% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Williston State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Williston State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,039 students. The full-time enrollment at Williston State College is 620 and the part-time enrollment is 419. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Williston State College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 Williston State College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Williston State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    739

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    81

  3. Two or More Races

    52

The enrolled student population at Williston State College is 71.1% White, 7.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 3.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.674% Asian, and 0.192% 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, 45 students (4.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 70 more women than men received degrees from Williston State College. The majority of degree recipients at Williston State College are white (189 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (16 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Williston State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (18 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 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 Williston State College are Registered nurses (1,301,832 people), Accountants & auditors (1,083,564 people), Miscellaneous managers (769,690 people), Financial managers (421,627 people), and Chief executives & legislators (326,324 people).

The most specialized majors at Williston State College are Precision Production (18 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Health (55 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 Williston State College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Williston State College are Precision Production (18 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Health (55 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 Williston State College are Hospitals (1,702,284 people), Elementary & secondary schools (682,395 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (588,466 people), Banking & related activities (483,323 people), and Computer Systems Design (444,837 people).

The most specialized majors at Williston State College are Precision Production (18 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (125 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Health (55 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 Williston State 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 Williston State College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 86

  2. 156

In 2016, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Williston State College, which is 0.551 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (156).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Williston State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.667 times less than the 75 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 75 degrees were awarded to women at Williston State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.5 times more than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 34% of students graduating from Williston State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Williston State College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% 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

    189 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Williston State College is white (189 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (16 degrees).

1.24% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    130 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    59 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Williston State College is white female (130 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (59 degrees).

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Operations

Williston State College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.8k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Williston State College had a total expenditure of $19.1M. Of that $19.1M, they spent $7.92M on salaries and $19.1M on benefits.

Williston State College employs 12 Assistant professors, 11 Instructors, and 5 Associate professors. Most academics at Williston State College are Female Instructors (7), Male Assistant professors(7), and Female Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Williston State College are: Management, with 18 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

100%

decline from 2014

Williston State College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Williston State College declined 100% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.12M lower 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.82M - Federal

  2. $553k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Williston State College received $1.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $553k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.92M

Salary Expenditure

$19.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Williston State College had a total expenditure of $19.1M. Of that $19.1M, they spent $7.92M on salaries and $19.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$7.92M

2015 Salaries

1.61%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Williston State College paid a median of $7.92M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($19.1M) and a 1.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.6% growth from 2013 and a 13% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.85M

Instructional Salaries

30

Number of Employees

In 2015, Williston State College paid a total of $1.85M to 30 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.4% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

18 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Williston State College were Assistant professor with 12 employees; Instructor with 11 employees; and Instructor with 5 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Williston State College were Management with 18 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Williston State College was Female Instructor with 7 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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

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