California State University-Channel Islands

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,472

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,461

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.5%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

73.8%

10,310 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,611

83.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

57.8%

298 Graduates

About

California State University-Channel Islands is a higher education institution located in Ventura County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at California State University-Channel Islands were General Psychology (319 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (221 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (141 degrees).

In 2016, 1,669 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California State University-Channel Islands. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (659 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (644 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Channel Islands is $5,472, which is $-14,688 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Channel Islands is $5,472, which is $-14,688 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 $14,461.

In 2016, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,472

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at California State University-Channel Islands was $5,472. The cost of tuition at California State University-Channel Islands is $-14,688 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$14,461

2016 Value

8.21%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 California State University-Channel Islands had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,461. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of California State University-Channel Islands grew by 8.21%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,146

Room and Board

$1,860

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California State University-Channel Islands was of $14,146 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,860. The cost of room and board increased by 3.94% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.86% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at California State University-Channel Islands received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.43% with respect to 2015, when 70% 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.

3.5%

2015 Default Rate

37

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at California State University-Channel Islands was 3.5%, which represents 37 out of the 1056 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

California State University-Channel Islands received 10,310 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.33% annual growth. Out of those 10,310 applicants, 7,613 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.8% acceptance rate.

There were 6,611 students enrolled at California State University-Channel Islands in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

California State University-Channel Islands has an overall enrollment yield of 13.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

7,613

Accepted Out of 10,310

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California State University-Channel Islands was 73.8% (7,613 admissions from 10,310 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 67.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 8.33%, while admissions grew by 18.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at California State University-Channel Islands in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

California State University-Channel Islands has a total enrollment of 6,611 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Channel Islands is 5,530 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,081. This means that 83.6% of students enrolled at California State University-Channel Islands are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California State University-Channel Islands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 29.9% White, 5.57% Asian, 4.9% Two or More Races, 2.33% Black or African American, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at California State University-Channel Islands in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (35.1%), followed by White Female (17.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (26.1%) and White Male (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California State University-Channel Islands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,611 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Channel Islands is 5,530 and the part-time enrollment is 1,081. This means that 83.6% of students enrolled at California State University-Channel Islands are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

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 California State University-Channel Islands was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), California State University-Channel Islands had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    3,178

  2. White

    1,978

  3. Asian

    368

The enrolled student population at California State University-Channel Islands is 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 29.9% White, 5.57% Asian, 4.9% Two or More Races, 2.33% Black or African American, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% 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, 442 students (6.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 451 more women than men received degrees from California State University-Channel Islands. The majority of degree recipients at California State University-Channel Islands are white (659 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (644 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California State University-Channel Islands is General Psychology (319 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (221 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (141 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at California State University-Channel Islands, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (319 degrees awarded), Communications (141 degrees), and Social Sciences (192 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 California State University-Channel Islands are Miscellaneous managers (553,064 people), Physicians & surgeons (463,784 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (462,608 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (434,434 people), and Postsecondary teachers (313,074 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Channel Islands are Psychology (319 degrees awarded), Communications (141 degrees), Social Sciences (192 degrees), Biology (146 degrees), and History (33 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 California State University-Channel Islands are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at California State University-Channel Islands are Psychology (319 degrees awarded), Communications (141 degrees), Social Sciences (192 degrees), Biology (146 degrees), and History (33 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 California State University-Channel Islands are Elementary & secondary schools (892,834 people), Hospitals (779,051 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (711,430 people), Legal services (387,968 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (305,989 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Channel Islands are Psychology (319 degrees awarded), Communications (141 degrees), Social Sciences (192 degrees), Biology (146 degrees), and History (33 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 California State University-Channel Islands.

Most Common

  1. 319 degrees awarded

  2. 221 degrees awarded

  3. 141 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California State University-Channel Islands was General Psychology with 319 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 609

  2. 1,060

In 2016, 609 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Channel Islands, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,060).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 158 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Channel Islands in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.4 times more than the 113 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 242 degrees were awarded to women at California State University-Channel Islands in General Psychology, which is 3.14 times more than the 77 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%

100% Completion Time

62%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 27% of students graduating from California State University-Channel Islands completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (67.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at California State University-Channel Islands is Male and White (67.6% 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, 4.7% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    659 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    644 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California State University-Channel Islands is white (659 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (644 degrees).

7.37% of degree recipients (123 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    454 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    397 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    262 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at California State University-Channel Islands is hispanic or latino female (454 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (397 degrees).

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Operations

California State University-Channel Islands has an endowment valued at nearly $13.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $304k (2.32%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, California State University-Channel Islands had a total expenditure of $140M. Of that $140M, they spent $57M on salaries and $140M on benefits.

California State University-Channel Islands employs 78 Lecturers, 56 Assistant professors, and 49 Professors. Most academics at California State University-Channel Islands are Male Lecturers (39), Female Lecturers(39), and Female Assistant professors (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Channel Islands are: Business and Financial Operations, with 118 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, and Service with 68 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.1M

2015 Endowment

83%

growth from 2014

California State University-Channel Islands has an endowment valued at about $13.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of California State University-Channel Islands grew 83% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.8M lower 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. $3.43M - Federal

  2. $1.28M - State

  3. $2.42k - Local

As of 2015, California State University-Channel Islands received $3.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.28M from state grants and contracts, and $2.42k 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.

$57M

Salary Expenditure

$140M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, California State University-Channel Islands had a total expenditure of $140M. Of that $140M, they spent $57M on salaries and $140M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at California State University-Channel Islands as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$57M

2015 Salaries

8.73%

growth from 2014

In 2015, California State University-Channel Islands paid a median of $57M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($140M) and a 8.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.2% growth from 2013 and a 8.4% 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

$14.7M

Instructional Salaries

184

Number of Employees

In 2015, California State University-Channel Islands paid a total of $14.7M to 184 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% 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

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

78 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

118 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at California State University-Channel Islands were Lecturer with 78 employees; Assistant professor with 56 employees; and Assistant professor with 49 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Channel Islands were Business and Financial Operations with 118 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees; and Service with 68 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Lecturer

  2. Female Lecturer

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California State University-Channel Islands was Male Lecturer with 39 employees, Female Lecturer with 39 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 33 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at California State University-Channel Islands.

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