College of the Ouachitas

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,850

2.15% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,205

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,272

30.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

29%

42 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 632 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Ouachitas. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (470 degrees), 4.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Ouachitas is $2,850, which is $-4,564 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Ouachitas is $2,850, which is $-4,564 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,205.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,850

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at College of the Ouachitas was $2,850. The cost of tuition at College of the Ouachitas is $-4,564 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,205

2017 Value

5.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 College of the Ouachitas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,205. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of College of the Ouachitas grew by 5.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,293

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Ouachitas was of $6,293 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. 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

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

21%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at College of the Ouachitas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.68% with respect to 2016, when 88% 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.

10.5%

2016 Default Rate

24

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Ouachitas was 10.5%, which represents 24 out of the 228 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 the Ouachitas has a total enrollment of 1,272 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Ouachitas is 384 students and the part-time enrollment is 888. This means that 30.2% of students enrolled at College of the Ouachitas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Ouachitas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.5% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 4.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 0.629% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.472% Asian, and 0.236% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Ouachitas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (50.5%), followed by White Male (20.6%) and Black or African American Female (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Ouachitas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,272 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Ouachitas is 384 and the part-time enrollment is 888. This means that 30.2% of students enrolled at College of the Ouachitas are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 Ouachitas was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), College of the Ouachitas had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    960

  2. Black or African American

    177

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    61

The enrolled student population at College of the Ouachitas is 75.5% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 4.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 0.629% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.472% Asian, and 0.236% 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, 8 students (0.629%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 158 more women than men received degrees from College of the Ouachitas. The majority of degree recipients at College of the Ouachitas are white (470 degrees awarded). There were 4.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (95 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Ouachitas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (25 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (55 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Ouachitas are Registered nurses (1,294,936 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (100,306 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Ouachitas are Construction (25 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), Precision Production (17 degrees), and Health (298 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 Ouachitas are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at College of the Ouachitas are Construction (25 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), Precision Production (17 degrees), and Health (298 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Ouachitas are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,414,689 people), Elementary & secondary schools (219,345 people), Outpatient care centers (191,475 people), Offices of physicians (185,170 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (136,795 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Ouachitas are Construction (25 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), Precision Production (17 degrees), and Health (298 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 Ouachitas.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 237

  2. 395

In 2017, 237 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ouachitas, which is 0.6 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (395).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 47 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ouachitas in Electromechanical Technology, which is 7.83 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 64 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Ouachitas in Registered Nursing, which is 3.76 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from College of the Ouachitas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Ouachitas is Female and Black or African American (33.3% 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    470 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    95 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Ouachitas is white (470 degrees awarded). There were 4.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (95 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    293 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    177 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of the Ouachitas is white female (293 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (177 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Ouachitas has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.2k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, College of the Ouachitas had a total salary expenditure of $12.6M. College of the Ouachitas employs 42 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at College of the Ouachitas are Female Instructors (26), Male Instructors(16), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Ouachitas are: Management, with 23 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

College of the Ouachitas has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Ouachitas 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 Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.19M - Federal

  2. $1.69M - State

  3. $318k - Local

As of 2017, College of the Ouachitas received $1.19M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.69M from state grants and contracts, and $318k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.09M

2017 Salaries

5.38%

growth from 2016

In 2017, College of the Ouachitas paid a median of $6.09M in salaries, which represents 48.3% of their overall expenditure ($12.6M) and a 5.38% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.41% decline from 2015 and a 4.24% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.03M

Instructional Salaries

42

Number of Employees

In 2017, College of the Ouachitas paid a total of $2.03M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

42 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Ouachitas were Instructor with 42 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Ouachitas were Management with 23 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 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 the Ouachitas was Female Instructor with 26 employees, Male Instructor with 16 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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