College of San Mateo

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,344

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,384

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.94%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

9,263

26.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.1%

256 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,932 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of San Mateo. 51.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (562 degrees), 1.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (521 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of San Mateo is $1,344, which is $-6,070 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of San Mateo is $1,344, which is $-6,070 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,384.

In 2017, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,344

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at College of San Mateo was $1,344. The cost of tuition at College of San Mateo is $-6,070 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,384

2017 Value

2.45%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 College of San Mateo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,384. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of College of San Mateo grew by 2.45%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of San Mateo was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 8.69% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.58% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

1%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at College of San Mateo received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.5% with respect to 2016, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

7.94%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at College of San Mateo was 7.94%, which represents 5 out of the 63 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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Enrollment

College of San Mateo has a total enrollment of 9,263 students. The full-time enrollment at College of San Mateo is 2,479 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,784. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at College of San Mateo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of San Mateo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.7% Hispanic or Latino, 27.1% White, 22.7% Asian, 5.64% Two or More Races, 2.89% Black or African American, 2.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0972% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at College of San Mateo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (13.9%), followed by White Male (12.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of San Mateo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,263 students. The full-time enrollment at College of San Mateo is 2,479 and the part-time enrollment is 6,784. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at College of San Mateo are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 College of San Mateo was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), College of San Mateo 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

    2,747

  2. White

    2,512

  3. Asian

    2,101

The enrolled student population at College of San Mateo is 29.7% Hispanic or Latino, 27.1% White, 22.7% Asian, 5.64% Two or More Races, 2.89% Black or African American, 2.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0972% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 94 students (1.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 60 more women than men received degrees from College of San Mateo. The majority of degree recipients at College of San Mateo are white (562 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (521 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of San Mateo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (155 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 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 San Mateo are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (342,236 people), Other managers (322,491 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (299,033 people), Chief executives & legislators (133,980 people), and Postsecondary teachers (123,319 people).

The most specialized majors at College of San Mateo are Communications (155 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (528 degrees), and Social Sciences (195 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 San Mateo are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at College of San Mateo are Communications (155 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (528 degrees), and Social Sciences (195 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 San Mateo are Elementary & secondary schools (541,891 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,124 people), Legal services (289,622 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (223,617 people), and Computer Systems Design (220,770 people).

The most specialized majors at College of San Mateo are Communications (155 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (75 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (528 degrees), and Social Sciences (195 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 San Mateo.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 936

  2. 996

In 2017, 936 degrees were awarded to men at College of San Mateo, which is 0.94 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (996).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at College of San Mateo by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 262 degrees were awarded to men at College of San Mateo in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.985 times less than the 266 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 266 degrees were awarded to women at College of San Mateo in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.02 times more than the 262 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from College of San Mateo 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 46% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of San Mateo is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all 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, 0.391% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    562 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    521 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    480 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of San Mateo is white (562 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (521 degrees).

1.71% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    288 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    286 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    274 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of San Mateo is white male (288 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (286 degrees).

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Operations

College of San Mateo has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $526k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, College of San Mateo had a total salary expenditure of $82.1M. College of San Mateo employs 133 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at College of San Mateo are Female Instructors (77), Male Instructors(56), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of San Mateo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 91 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

College of San Mateo has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of College of San Mateo stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/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 2017, College of San Mateo 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

Salary Expenditure

$39.1M

2017 Salaries

3.32%

growth from 2016

In 2017, College of San Mateo paid a median of $39.1M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($82.1M) and a 3.32% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.786% decline from 2015 and a 14.1% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.8M

Instructional Salaries

133

Number of Employees

In 2017, College of San Mateo paid a total of $13.8M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

133 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

91 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of San Mateo were Instructor with 133 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of San Mateo were Office and Administrative Support with 91 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of San Mateo was Female Instructor with 77 employees, Male Instructor with 56 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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