Cambridge College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,940

3.49% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,406

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.26%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,261

40.2% Full-Time

About

Cambridge College is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cambridge College were General Business Administration & Management (82 degrees awarded), General Human Services (43 degrees), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees).

In 2017, 845 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cambridge College. 76.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (322 degrees), 1.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (196 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cambridge College is $14,940, which is $-5,793 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cambridge College is $14,940, which is $-5,793 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,406.

In 2017, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,940

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Cambridge College was $14,940. The cost of tuition at Cambridge College is $-5,793 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$22,406

2017 Value

10.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Cambridge College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,406. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Cambridge College grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,000

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cambridge College was of $8,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. 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

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Cambridge College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 62.9% with respect to 2016, when 35% 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.

8.26%

2016 Default Rate

71

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Cambridge College was 8.26%, which represents 71 out of the 860 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

Cambridge 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 2,261 students enrolled at Cambridge College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cambridge College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Cambridge College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cambridge College has a total enrollment of 2,261 students. The full-time enrollment at Cambridge College is 910 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,351. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Cambridge College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cambridge College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.6% White, 30.1% Hispanic or Latino, 21.6% Black or African American, 2.03% Two or More Races, 1.86% Asian, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0885% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Cambridge College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (18.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.5%) and White Male (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (28%), followed by White Female (22.2%) and Black or African American Female (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cambridge College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,261 students. The full-time enrollment at Cambridge College is 910 and the part-time enrollment is 1,351. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Cambridge College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

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 Cambridge College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Cambridge College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    760

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    680

  3. Black or African American

    489

The enrolled student population at Cambridge College is 33.6% White, 30.1% Hispanic or Latino, 21.6% Black or African American, 2.03% Two or More Races, 1.86% Asian, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0885% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 7 students (0.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 445 more women than men received degrees from Cambridge College. The majority of degree recipients at Cambridge College are white (322 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (196 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cambridge College is General Business Administration & Management (82 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (43 degrees) and General Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cambridge College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (347 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (43 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 Cambridge College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,167,560 people), Accountants & auditors (1,137,421 people), Other managers (748,297 people), Financial managers (453,100 people), and Education administrators (381,506 people).

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (347 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), and Business (177 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 Cambridge College are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (347 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), and Business (177 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 Cambridge College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,439,653 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (665,488 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (643,439 people), Banking & related activities (538,438 people), and Computer Systems Design (491,250 people).

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (347 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), and Business (177 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 Cambridge College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cambridge College was General Business Administration & Management with 82 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 200

  2. 645

In 2017, 200 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College, which is 0.31 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (645).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.702 times less than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Cambridge College in Mental Health Counseling, which is 3.33 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 38% of students graduating from Cambridge College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cambridge College is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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, 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

    322 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    196 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    187 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cambridge College is white (322 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (196 degrees).

0.592% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    241 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    158 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    153 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cambridge College is white female (241 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (158 degrees).

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Operations

Cambridge College has an endowment valued at nearly $76.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.83M (2.4%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Cambridge College had a total expenditure of $31.5M. Of that $31.5M, they spent $15.8M on salaries and $31.5M on benefits.

Cambridge College employs 11 Professors, 2 Associate professors, and 2 Assistant professors. Most academics at Cambridge College are Male Professors (6), Female Professors(5), and Female Associate professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cambridge College are: Management, with 29 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$76.4M

2017 Endowment

412%

growth from 2016

Cambridge College has an endowment valued at about $76.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Cambridge College grew 412% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $43.2M 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Cambridge College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$15.8M

Salary Expenditure

$31.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Cambridge College had a total expenditure of $31.5M. Of that $31.5M, they spent $15.8M on salaries and $31.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$15.8M

2017 Salaries

4.75%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Cambridge College paid a median of $15.8M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($31.5M) and a 4.75% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.99% decline from 2015 and a 6.32% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.5M

Instructional Salaries

16

Number of Employees

In 2017, Cambridge College paid a total of $1.5M to 16 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.47% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

29 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cambridge College were Professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cambridge College were Management with 29 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cambridge College was Male Professor with 6 employees, Female Professor with 5 employees, and Female Associate professor with 2 employees.

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

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