Goshen College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$33,200

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,446

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.45%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

63.9%

1,210 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

950

87.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

68.2%

122 Graduates

About

Goshen College is a higher education institution located in Elkhart County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Goshen College were Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded), Molecular Biology (14 degrees), and Environmental Science (13 degrees).

In 2017, 237 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goshen College. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (170 degrees), 6.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goshen College is $33,200, which is $8,006 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goshen College is $33,200, which is $8,006 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,446.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,200

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Goshen College was $33,200. The cost of tuition at Goshen College is $8,006 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$19,446

2017 Value

11.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Goshen College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,446. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Goshen College grew by 11.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,400

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goshen College was of $9,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 1.62% 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

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Goshen College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.33% with respect to 2016, when 90% 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.

2.45%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Goshen College was 2.45%, which represents 6 out of the 245 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Goshen College received 1,210 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 20.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,210 applicants, 773 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.9% acceptance rate.

There were 950 students enrolled at Goshen College in 2017, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goshen College has an overall enrollment yield of 27.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

773

Accepted Out of 1,210

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goshen College was 63.9% (773 admissions from 1,210 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 62.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 20.5%, while admissions grew by 23.3%.

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SAT Scores

76%

Submission Percentage

164

Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at Goshen College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goshen College has a total enrollment of 950 students. The full-time enrollment at Goshen College is 827 students and the part-time enrollment is 123. This means that 87.1% of students enrolled at Goshen College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goshen College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64% White, 19.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% Black or African American, 2.11% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.211% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Goshen College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.3%), followed by White Male (20.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (36.4%), followed by White Male (36.4%) and Black or African American Male (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goshen College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 950 students. The full-time enrollment at Goshen College is 827 and the part-time enrollment is 123. This means that 87.1% of students enrolled at Goshen College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

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 Goshen College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Goshen College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    608

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    186

  3. Black or African American

    41

The enrolled student population at Goshen College is 64% White, 19.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% Black or African American, 2.11% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.211% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% 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 Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 7 students (0.737%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 63 more women than men received degrees from Goshen College. The majority of degree recipients at Goshen College are white (170 degrees awarded). There were 6.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goshen College is Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded), followed by Molecular Biology (14 degrees) and Environmental Science (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Goshen College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), and Physical Sciences (8 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 Goshen College are Physicians (457,155 people), Postsecondary teachers (238,825 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (216,176 people), Other managers (213,964 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (156,658 people).

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Biology (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 Goshen College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Biology (21 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 Goshen College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (526,569 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (492,849 people), Elementary & secondary schools (403,856 people), Offices of physicians (210,835 people), and Scientific research & development services (174,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Goshen College are Natural Resources & Conservation (15 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Biology (21 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 56 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goshen College was Registered Nursing with 56 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 87

  2. 150

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Goshen College, which is 0.58 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (150).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Goshen College in Environmental Science, which is 1.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Goshen College in Registered Nursing, which is 13 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 53% of students graduating from Goshen College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goshen College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 1.64% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    170 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goshen College is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 6.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 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

    114 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Goshen College is white female (114 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (56 degrees).

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Operations

Goshen College has an endowment valued at nearly $107M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.6M (13.6%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Goshen College had a total expenditure of $29.9M. Of that $29.9M, they spent $11.2M on salaries and $29.9M on benefits.

Goshen College employs 32 Professors, 23 Associate professors, and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Goshen College are Male Professors (17), Female Professors(15), and Female Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goshen College are: Management, with 44 employees, Service, with 20 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$107M

2017 Endowment

6.33%

growth from 2016

Goshen College has an endowment valued at about $107M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Goshen College grew 6.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $70.2M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $492k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Goshen College received $492k 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

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$11.2M

Salary Expenditure

$29.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Goshen College had a total expenditure of $29.9M. Of that $29.9M, they spent $11.2M on salaries and $29.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$11.2M

2017 Salaries

0.929%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Goshen College paid a median of $11.2M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($29.9M) and a 0.929% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.53% decline from 2015 and a 3.45% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.76M

Instructional Salaries

68

Number of Employees

In 2017, Goshen College paid a total of $3.76M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goshen College were Professor with 32 employees; Associate professor with 23 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goshen College were Management with 44 employees; Service with 20 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goshen College was Male Professor with 17 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

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

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