College of DuPage

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,064

27% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,178

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

26,901

33.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

22.6%

565 Graduates

About

College of DuPage is a higher education institution located in DuPage County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of DuPage were .

In 2016, 5,350 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of DuPage. 57.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,458 degrees), 4.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (853 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of DuPage is $3,064, which is $-4,256 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of DuPage is $3,064, which is $-4,256 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,178.

In 2016, 25% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,064

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at College of DuPage was $3,064. The cost of tuition at College of DuPage is $-4,256 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,178

2016 Value

2.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 College of DuPage had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,178. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of College of DuPage grew by 2.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,818

Room and Board

$1,613

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of DuPage was of $8,818 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,613. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.64% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

25% of undergraduate students at College of DuPage received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.85% with respect to 2015, when 26% 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.

14.1%

2015 Default Rate

466

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at College of DuPage was 14.1%, which represents 466 out of the 3294 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

College of DuPage 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 26,901 students enrolled at College of DuPage in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of DuPage was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

College of DuPage has a total enrollment of 26,901 students. The full-time enrollment at College of DuPage is 9,004 students and the part-time enrollment is 17,897. This means that 33.5% of students enrolled at College of DuPage are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of DuPage, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.2% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Asian, 7.05% Black or African American, 2.37% Two or More Races, 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at College of DuPage in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29%), followed by White Female (24.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of DuPage, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26,901 students. The full-time enrollment at College of DuPage is 9,004 and the part-time enrollment is 17,897. This means that 33.5% of students enrolled at College of DuPage are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

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 College of DuPage was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of DuPage had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    14,321

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6,259

  3. Asian

    2,909

The enrolled student population at College of DuPage is 53.2% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Asian, 7.05% Black or African American, 2.37% Two or More Races, 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.212% 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 Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 478 students (1.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 766 more women than men received degrees from College of DuPage. The majority of degree recipients at College of DuPage are white (3,458 degrees awarded). There were 4.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (853 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of DuPage is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of DuPage, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (341 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,465 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 College of DuPage are Software developers, applications & systems software (419,787 people), Miscellaneous managers (176,052 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (163,042 people), Computer programmers (123,890 people), and Other Computer Occupations (117,705 people).

The most specialized majors at College of DuPage are Library Science (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (341 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,465 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (324 degrees), and Human Sciences (98 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 College of DuPage are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Other Sales Workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at College of DuPage are Library Science (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (341 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,465 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (324 degrees), and Human Sciences (98 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 College of DuPage are Computer Systems Design (511,839 people), Elementary & secondary schools (285,478 people), Hospitals (179,417 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (148,678 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (114,259 people).

The most specialized majors at College of DuPage are Library Science (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (341 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,465 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (324 degrees), and Human Sciences (98 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 College of DuPage.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of DuPage was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,292

  2. 3,058

In 2016, 2,292 degrees were awarded to men at College of DuPage, which is 0.75 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,058).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 462 degrees were awarded to men at College of DuPage in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.808 times less than the 572 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 572 degrees were awarded to women at College of DuPage in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.24 times more than the 462 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 4% of students graduating from College of DuPage completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of DuPage is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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, 2.12% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,458 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    853 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    472 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of DuPage is white (3,458 degrees awarded). There were 4.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (853 degrees).

1.85% of degree recipients (99 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,893 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,565 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    490 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of DuPage is white female (1,893 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,565 degrees).

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Operations

College of DuPage has an endowment valued at nearly $5.45M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-855k (-15.7%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, College of DuPage had a total expenditure of $249M. Of that $249M, they spent $109M on salaries and $249M on benefits.

College of DuPage employs 132 Professors, 85 Assistant professors, and 44 Associate professors. Most academics at College of DuPage are Male Professors (70), Female Professors(62), and Female Assistant professors (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of DuPage are: Office and Administrative Support, with 136 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 116 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 104 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.45M

2015 Endowment

0.685%

growth from 2014

College of DuPage has an endowment valued at about $5.45M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of College of DuPage grew 0.685% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.33M higher than than the median endowment of Associates 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 Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, College of DuPage 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

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$109M

Salary Expenditure

$249M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, College of DuPage had a total expenditure of $249M. Of that $249M, they spent $109M on salaries and $249M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$109M

2015 Salaries

5.3%

growth from 2014

In 2015, College of DuPage paid a median of $109M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($249M) and a 5.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.325% growth from 2013 and a 1.17% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$27.9M

Instructional Salaries

284

Number of Employees

In 2015, College of DuPage paid a total of $27.9M to 284 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

132 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

136 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of DuPage were Professor with 132 employees; Assistant professor with 85 employees; and Assistant professor with 44 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of DuPage were Office and Administrative Support with 136 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 116 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 104 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of DuPage was Male Professor with 70 employees, Female Professor with 62 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 44 employees.

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

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