Centralia College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,936

2.34% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,617

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

3,122

54% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.9%

100 Graduates

About

Centralia College is a higher education institution located in Lewis County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Centralia College were General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded) and Diesel Mechanics Technology (0 degrees).

In 2017, 1,289 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Centralia College. 31.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 68.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (875 degrees), 7.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (110 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Centralia College is $3,936, which is $-8,954 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Centralia College is $3,936, which is $-8,954 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,617.

In 2017, 35% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,936

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Centralia College was $3,936. The cost of tuition at Centralia College is $-8,954 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$7,617

2017 Value

3.07%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Centralia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,617. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Centralia College grew by 3.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,140

Room and Board

$825

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Centralia College was of $10,140 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board increased by 26.1% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 19.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

35%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

35% of undergraduate students at Centralia College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.94% with respect to 2016, when 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Centralia College has a total enrollment of 3,122 students. The full-time enrollment at Centralia College is 1,685 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,437. This means that 54% of students enrolled at Centralia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Centralia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.1% White, 13.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.08% Two or More Races, 2.15% Black or African American, 1.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.19% Asian, and 0.416% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Centralia College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.1%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Centralia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,122 students. The full-time enrollment at Centralia College is 1,685 and the part-time enrollment is 1,437. This means that 54% of students enrolled at Centralia College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 Centralia College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Centralia College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,125

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    411

  3. Two or More Races

    221

The enrolled student population at Centralia College is 68.1% White, 13.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.08% Two or More Races, 2.15% Black or African American, 1.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.19% Asian, and 0.416% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 190 students (6.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 485 fewer women than men received degrees from Centralia College. The majority of degree recipients at Centralia College are white (875 degrees awarded). There were 7.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (110 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Centralia College is General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), followed by Diesel Mechanics Technology (0 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Centralia College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (312 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (306 degrees), and Agriculture (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 Centralia College are Elementary & middle school teachers (85,544 people), Other managers (79,379 people), Construction managers (43,652 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (35,541 people), and Chief executives & legislators (30,247 people).

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (312 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (306 degrees), Agriculture (43 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (272 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (21 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 Centralia College are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Marketing managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (312 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (306 degrees), Agriculture (43 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (272 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (21 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 Centralia College are Elementary & secondary schools (140,718 people), Construction (114,679 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,711 people), Computer Systems Design (60,094 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (41,177 people).

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (312 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (306 degrees), Agriculture (43 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (272 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (21 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 Centralia College.

Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Centralia College was General Business Administration & Management with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 887

  2. 402

In 2017, 887 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College, which is 2.21 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (402).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 306 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College in Other Personal & Culinary Services, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 164 degrees were awarded to women at Centralia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.52 times more than the 108 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 (41.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Centralia College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (41.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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, 7% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    875 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    110 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Centralia College is white (875 degrees awarded). There were 7.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (110 degrees).

4.27% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    561 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    314 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Centralia College is white male (561 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (314 degrees).

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Operations

Centralia College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.48M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $143k (1.51%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Centralia College had a total salary expenditure of $39.8M. Centralia College employs 73 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Centralia College are Female No academic ranks (40), Male No academic ranks(33), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Centralia College are: Management, with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.48M

2017 Endowment

9.14%

growth from 2016

Centralia College has an endowment valued at about $9.48M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Centralia College grew 9.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $529k lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.69M - Federal

  2. $7.8M - State

  3. $2.17M - Local

As of 2017, Centralia College received $4.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.8M from state grants and contracts, and $2.17M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.3M

2017 Salaries

3.11%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Centralia College paid a median of $16.3M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($39.8M) and a 3.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.16% growth from 2015 and a 1.76% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.47M

Instructional Salaries

73

Number of Employees

In 2017, Centralia College paid a total of $4.47M to 73 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

73 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

51 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Centralia College were No academic rank with 73 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Centralia College were Management with 51 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Centralia College was Female No academic rank with 40 employees, Male No academic rank with 33 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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