College of the Canyons

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,104

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,964

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

20,008

32.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

35.1%

554 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 3,973 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Canyons. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,815 degrees), 1.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1411 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Canyons is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Canyons is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,964.

In 2017, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at College of the Canyons was $1,104. The cost of tuition at College of the Canyons is $-6,310 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,964

2017 Value

4.25%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 College of the Canyons had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,964. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of College of the Canyons grew by 4.25%.

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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 the Canyons 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 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

2%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at College of the Canyons received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.22% with respect to 2016, when 45% 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.

11.6%

2016 Default Rate

66

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Canyons was 11.6%, which represents 66 out of the 568 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 the Canyons 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 20,008 students enrolled at College of the Canyons in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of the Canyons 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 the Canyons 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 the Canyons in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of the Canyons has a total enrollment of 20,008 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Canyons is 6,438 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,570. This means that 32.2% of students enrolled at College of the Canyons are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Canyons, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.4% White, 9.99% Asian, 5.31% Black or African American, 2.4% Two or More Races, 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.275% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Canyons in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (25.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.3%) and White Male (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Canyons, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,008 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Canyons is 6,438 and the part-time enrollment is 13,570. This means that 32.2% of students enrolled at College of the Canyons are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

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 the Canyons was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), College of the Canyons 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

    9,476

  2. White

    6,292

  3. Asian

    1,999

The enrolled student population at College of the Canyons is 47.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.4% White, 9.99% Asian, 5.31% Black or African American, 2.4% Two or More Races, 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.275% 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 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, 423 students (2.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 351 more women than men received degrees from College of the Canyons. The majority of degree recipients at College of the Canyons are hispanic or latino (1,815 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1411 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Canyons, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (69 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (116 degrees), and Social Sciences (451 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 the Canyons are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (399,366 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (302,495 people), Other managers (275,958 people), Postsecondary teachers (162,431 people), and Chief executives & legislators (123,601 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons are Communication Technologies (69 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (116 degrees), Social Sciences (451 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,121 degrees), and History (57 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 the Canyons are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons are Communication Technologies (69 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (116 degrees), Social Sciences (451 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,121 degrees), and History (57 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 the Canyons are Elementary & secondary schools (547,995 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (349,072 people), Legal services (319,007 people), Computer Systems Design (221,691 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (199,300 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons are Communication Technologies (69 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (116 degrees), Social Sciences (451 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,121 degrees), and History (57 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 the Canyons.

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 the Canyons was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,811

  2. 2,162

In 2017, 1,811 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons, which is 0.838 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,162).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 439 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.667 times less than the 658 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 658 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Canyons in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.5 times more than the 439 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

35%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from College of the Canyons completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% 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 the Canyons is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0.181% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,815 degrees awarded

  2. White

    1,411 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    417 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Canyons is hispanic or latino (1,815 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1411 degrees).

0.705% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,048 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    767 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    727 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of the Canyons is hispanic or latino female (1,048 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (767 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Canyons has an endowment valued at nearly $1.82M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $740k (40.7%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, College of the Canyons had a total expenditure of $187M. Of that $187M, they spent $76.1M on salaries and $187M on benefits.

College of the Canyons employs 119 Professors, 55 Assistant professors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at College of the Canyons are Female Professors (64), Male Professors(55), and Female Assistant professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Canyons are: Office and Administrative Support, with 102 employees, Management, with 58 employees, and Service with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.82M

2017 Endowment

3.06%

growth from 2016

College of the Canyons has an endowment valued at about $1.82M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Canyons grew 3.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.84M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the 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 the Canyons 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.

$76.1M

Salary Expenditure

$187M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, College of the Canyons had a total expenditure of $187M. Of that $187M, they spent $76.1M on salaries and $187M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$76.1M

2017 Salaries

7.27%

growth from 2016

In 2017, College of the Canyons paid a median of $76.1M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($187M) and a 7.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.6% growth from 2015 and a 9.91% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$18.2M

Instructional Salaries

186

Number of Employees

In 2017, College of the Canyons paid a total of $18.2M to 186 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.16M (26%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

119 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

102 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Canyons were Professor with 119 employees; Assistant professor with 55 employees; and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Canyons were Office and Administrative Support with 102 employees; Management with 58 employees; and Service with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Canyons was Female Professor with 64 employees, Male Professor with 55 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 29 employees.

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

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