Bloomfield College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,300
2.45% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$19,988
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
16.2%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
64%
3,340 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,842
92.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
32%
118 Graduates

About

Bloomfield College is a higher education institution located in Essex County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bloomfield College were Sociology (54 degrees awarded), General Psychology (54 degrees), and General Visual & Performing Arts (48 degrees).

In 2017, 344 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bloomfield College. 64.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (144 degrees), 1.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bloomfield College is $29,300, which is $4,106 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bloomfield College is $29,300, which is $4,106 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,988.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,300
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bloomfield College was $29,300. The cost of tuition at Bloomfield College is $4,106 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$19,988
2017 Value
6.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bloomfield College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,988. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bloomfield College grew by 6.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,245
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bloomfield College was of $12,245 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.04% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Bloomfield College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.
16.2%
2016 Default Rate
110
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bloomfield College was 16.2%, which represents 110 out of the 680 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

Bloomfield College received 3,340 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.81% annual decline. Out of those 3,340 applicants, 2,137 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64% acceptance rate.

There were 1,842 students enrolled at Bloomfield College in 2017, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bloomfield College has an overall enrollment yield of 19%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
2,137
Accepted Out of 3,340

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bloomfield College was 64% (2,137 admissions from 3,340 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.81%, while admissions declined by -4.21%.

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SAT Scores

81%
Submission Percentage
352
Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Bloomfield College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bloomfield College has a total enrollment of 1,842 students. The full-time enrollment at Bloomfield College is 1,701 students and the part-time enrollment is 141. This means that 92.3% of students enrolled at Bloomfield College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bloomfield College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.3% Black or African American, 28.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.01% White, 1.68% Asian, 0.869% Two or More Races, 0.434% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bloomfield College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (32.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Two or More Races Female (0%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (0%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bloomfield College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,842 students. The full-time enrollment at Bloomfield College is 1,701 and the part-time enrollment is 141. This means that 92.3% of students enrolled at Bloomfield College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2017 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 Bloomfield College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Bloomfield College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    927
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    517
  3. White
    166

The enrolled student population at Bloomfield College is 50.3% Black or African American, 28.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.01% White, 1.68% Asian, 0.869% Two or More Races, 0.434% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 86 students (4.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 98 more women than men received degrees from Bloomfield College. The majority of degree recipients at Bloomfield College are black or african american (144 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bloomfield College is Sociology (54 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (54 degrees) and General Visual & Performing Arts (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bloomfield College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), and Social Sciences (55 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 Bloomfield College are Elementary & middle school teachers (482,288 people), Other managers (431,480 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (428,273 people), Postsecondary teachers (325,475 people), and Social workers, all other (172,871 people).

The most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Visual & Performing Arts (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), Social Sciences (55 degrees), English (16 degrees), and Physical Sciences (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 Bloomfield College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Visual & Performing Arts (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), Social Sciences (55 degrees), English (16 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 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 Bloomfield College are Elementary & secondary schools (963,733 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (690,999 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (406,053 people), Legal services (373,981 people), and Computer Systems Design (318,321 people).

The most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Visual & Performing Arts (48 degrees awarded), Psychology (54 degrees), Social Sciences (55 degrees), English (16 degrees), and Physical Sciences (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 Bloomfield College.
Most Common
  1. 54 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 54 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 48 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bloomfield College was Sociology with 54 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 123
  2. 221

In 2017, 123 degrees were awarded to men at Bloomfield College, which is 0.557 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (221).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Bloomfield College in General Visual & Performing Arts, which is 4.33 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 49 degrees were awarded to women at Bloomfield College in General Psychology, which is 9.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Bloomfield College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bloomfield College is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 8.47% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    144 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    90 degrees awarded
  3. White
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bloomfield College is black or african american (144 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (90 degrees).

6.1% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bloomfield College is black or african american female (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (61 degrees).

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Operations

Bloomfield College has an endowment valued at nearly $14.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.55M (10.8%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Bloomfield College had a total salary expenditure of $45.4M. Bloomfield College employs 30 Professors, 20 Associate professors, and 18 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bloomfield College are Female Professors (18), Female Assistant professors(13), and Male Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bloomfield College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, Management, with 41 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.4M
2017 Endowment
14.3%
growth from 2016

Bloomfield College has an endowment valued at about $14.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bloomfield College grew 14.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.31M - Federal
  2. $619k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Bloomfield College received $1.31M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $619k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.9M
2017 Salaries
4.46%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Bloomfield College paid a median of $19.9M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($45.4M) and a 4.46% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.08% growth from 2015 and a 0.696% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.69M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2017, Bloomfield College paid a total of $5.69M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
78 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bloomfield College were Professor with 30 employees; Associate professor with 20 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bloomfield College were Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees; Management with 41 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bloomfield College was Female Professor with 18 employees, Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Male Professor with 12 employees.

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

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