York College Pennsylvania

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,970

2.97% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,318

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.12%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

61%

5,808 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

4,503

86.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

60%

737 Graduates

About

York College Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in York County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at York College Pennsylvania were Registered Nursing (107 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (79 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees).

In 2016, 1,044 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at York College Pennsylvania. 57.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (902 degrees), 22.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at York College Pennsylvania is $16,970, which is $-3,190 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at York College Pennsylvania is $16,970, which is $-3,190 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,318.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,970

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at York College Pennsylvania was $16,970. The cost of tuition at York College Pennsylvania is $-3,190 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$22,318

2016 Value

2.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 York College Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,318. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of York College Pennsylvania grew by 2.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,160

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at York College Pennsylvania was of $10,160 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.94% 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

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at York College Pennsylvania received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 85% 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.

4.12%

2015 Default Rate

53

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at York College Pennsylvania was 4.12%, which represents 53 out of the 1285 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

York College Pennsylvania received 5,808 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 56.1% annual decline. Out of those 5,808 applicants, 3,544 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61% acceptance rate.

There were 4,503 students enrolled at York College Pennsylvania in 2016, and 94% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

York College Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 25.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,544

Accepted Out of 5,808

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of York College Pennsylvania was 61% (3,544 admissions from 5,808 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 43%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -56.1%, while admissions declined by -37.8%.

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SAT Scores

94%

Submission Percentage

848

Scores Submitted

94% of enrolled first-time students at York College Pennsylvania in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

York College Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 4,503 students. The full-time enrollment at York College Pennsylvania is 3,891 students and the part-time enrollment is 612. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at York College Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at York College Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.8% White, 5.62% Hispanic or Latino, 4.53% Black or African American, 3.49% Two or More Races, 1.95% Asian, 0.0888% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0666% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at York College Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.3%), followed by White Male (36.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.43%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (53.3%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Black or African American Female (4.44%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at York College Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,503 students. The full-time enrollment at York College Pennsylvania is 3,891 and the part-time enrollment is 612. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at York College Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

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 York College Pennsylvania was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), York College Pennsylvania had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,595

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    253

  3. Black or African American

    204

The enrolled student population at York College Pennsylvania is 79.8% White, 5.62% Hispanic or Latino, 4.53% Black or African American, 3.49% Two or More Races, 1.95% Asian, 0.0888% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0666% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 176 students (3.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 152 more women than men received degrees from York College Pennsylvania. The majority of degree recipients at York College Pennsylvania are white (902 degrees awarded). There were 22.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at York College Pennsylvania is Registered Nursing (107 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (79 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at York College Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), and Communications (71 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 York College Pennsylvania are Miscellaneous managers (225,165 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (192,395 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (145,937 people), Police officers (145,398 people), and Marketing & sales managers (110,529 people).

The most specialized majors at York College Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), Communications (71 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), and History (17 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 York College Pennsylvania are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at York College Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), Communications (71 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), and History (17 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 York College Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (369,750 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (368,756 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (227,691 people), Hospitals (158,758 people), and Legal services (138,222 people).

The most specialized majors at York College Pennsylvania are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), Communications (71 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), and History (17 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 York College Pennsylvania.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at York College Pennsylvania was Registered Nursing with 107 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 446

  2. 598

In 2016, 446 degrees were awarded to men at York College Pennsylvania, which is 0.746 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (598).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 51 degrees were awarded to men at York College Pennsylvania in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.76 times more than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 102 degrees were awarded to women at York College Pennsylvania in Registered Nursing, which is 20.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 39% of students graduating from York College Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (69.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at York College Pennsylvania is Female and White (69.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 0.814% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    902 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at York College Pennsylvania is white (902 degrees awarded). There were 22.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

1.53% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    505 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    397 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at York College Pennsylvania is white female (505 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (397 degrees).

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Operations

York College Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $82.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.25M (6.39%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, York College Pennsylvania had a total expenditure of $100M. Of that $100M, they spent $41.3M on salaries and $100M on benefits.

York College Pennsylvania employs 74 Assistant professors, 70 Associate professors, and 22 Instructors. Most academics at York College Pennsylvania are Male Associate professors (39), Male Assistant professors(38), and Female Assistant professors (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at York College Pennsylvania are: Service, with 68 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, and Management with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$82.1M

2015 Endowment

1.34%

growth from 2014

York College Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $82.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of York College Pennsylvania grew 1.34% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $53.2M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $493k - Federal

  2. $694k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, York College Pennsylvania received $493k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $694k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$41.3M

Salary Expenditure

$100M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, York College Pennsylvania had a total expenditure of $100M. Of that $100M, they spent $41.3M on salaries and $100M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$41.3M

2015 Salaries

0.799%

decline from 2014

In 2015, York College Pennsylvania paid a median of $41.3M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($100M) and a 0.799% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.421% growth from 2013 and a 2.94% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.2M

Instructional Salaries

177

Number of Employees

In 2015, York College Pennsylvania paid a total of $14.2M to 177 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

74 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

68 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at York College Pennsylvania were Assistant professor with 74 employees; Associate professor with 70 employees; and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at York College Pennsylvania were Service with 68 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; and Management with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at York College Pennsylvania was Male Associate professor with 39 employees, Male Assistant professor with 38 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 36 employees.

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

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