Green Mountain College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,560

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,488

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.17%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

78.3%

677 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

724

97.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.1%

86 Graduates

About

Green Mountain College is a higher education institution located in Rutland County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Green Mountain College were Environmental Studies (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (15 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies (14 degrees).

In 2017, 223 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Green Mountain College. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (136 degrees), 2.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Green Mountain College is $35,560, which is $14,827 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Green Mountain College is $35,560, which is $14,827 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,488.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,560

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Green Mountain College was $35,560. The cost of tuition at Green Mountain College is $14,827 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$25,488

2017 Value

27.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Green Mountain College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,488. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Green Mountain College grew by 27.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,722

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Green Mountain College was of $11,722 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNN% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Green Mountain College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.11% 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.

6.17%

2016 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Green Mountain College was 6.17%, which represents 15 out of the 243 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

Green Mountain College received 677 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 23.2% annual decline. Out of those 677 applicants, 530 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.3% acceptance rate.

There were 724 students enrolled at Green Mountain College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Green Mountain College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

530

Accepted Out of 677

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Green Mountain College was 78.3% (530 admissions from 677 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 78.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -23.2%, while admissions declined by -23.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Green Mountain College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Green Mountain College has a total enrollment of 724 students. The full-time enrollment at Green Mountain College is 703 students and the part-time enrollment is 21. This means that 97.1% of students enrolled at Green Mountain College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Green Mountain College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.3% White, 4.83% Hispanic or Latino, 4.14% Black or African American, 1.93% Two or More Races, 1.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.967% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Green Mountain College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38%), followed by White Male (27.3%) and Black or African American Male (3.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (52%), followed by White Male (26.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Green Mountain College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 724 students. The full-time enrollment at Green Mountain College is 703 and the part-time enrollment is 21. This means that 97.1% of students enrolled at Green Mountain College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

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 Green Mountain College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Green Mountain College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    502

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    35

  3. Black or African American

    30

The enrolled student population at Green Mountain College is 69.3% White, 4.83% Hispanic or Latino, 4.14% Black or African American, 1.93% Two or More Races, 1.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.967% Asian, and 0% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 123 students (17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 35 more women than men received degrees from Green Mountain College. The majority of degree recipients at Green Mountain College are white (136 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Green Mountain College is Environmental Studies (17 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (15 degrees) and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Studies (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Green Mountain College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (64 degrees awarded), Agriculture (31 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (6 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 Green Mountain College are Other managers (93,114 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (86,333 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,043 people), Postsecondary teachers (52,190 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (40,095 people).

The most specialized majors at Green Mountain College are Natural Resources & Conservation (64 degrees awarded), Agriculture (31 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Green Mountain College are Surgeons, Dentists, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Green Mountain College are Natural Resources & Conservation (64 degrees awarded), Agriculture (31 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Green Mountain College are Architectural, engineering & related services (153,446 people), Elementary & secondary schools (143,420 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (126,720 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (86,519 people), and Construction (80,021 people).

The most specialized majors at Green Mountain College are Natural Resources & Conservation (64 degrees awarded), Agriculture (31 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Green Mountain College.

Most Common

  1. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Green Mountain College was Environmental Studies with 17 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 94

  2. 129

In 2017, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Green Mountain College, which is 0.729 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (129).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Green Mountain College in Environmental Studies, which is 0.788 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 33 degrees were awarded to women at Green Mountain College in Environmental Studies, which is 1.27 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% of students graduating from Green Mountain College 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 38% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Green Mountain College is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 16.3% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    136 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    63 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Green Mountain College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (63 degrees).

28.3% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    78 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    58 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Green Mountain College is white female (78 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (58 degrees).

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Operations

Green Mountain College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.09M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.38M (44.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Green Mountain College had a total expenditure of $18.4M. Of that $18.4M, they spent $6.12M on salaries and $18.4M on benefits.

Green Mountain College employs 19 Professors, 13 Associate professors, and 8 Assistant professors. Most academics at Green Mountain College are Male Professors (14), Female Associate professors(7), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green Mountain College are: Management, with 21 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 15 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.09M

2017 Endowment

16.1%

decline from 2016

Green Mountain College has an endowment valued at about $3.09M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Green Mountain College declined 16.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs 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, Green Mountain College 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

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$6.12M

Salary Expenditure

$18.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Green Mountain College had a total expenditure of $18.4M. Of that $18.4M, they spent $6.12M on salaries and $18.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$6.12M

2017 Salaries

1.45%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Green Mountain College paid a median of $6.12M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($18.4M) and a 1.45% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.134% decline from 2015 and a 0.454% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.34M

Instructional Salaries

40

Number of Employees

In 2017, Green Mountain College paid a total of $2.34M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

19 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Green Mountain College were Professor with 19 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Green Mountain College were Management with 21 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Green Mountain College was Male Professor with 14 employees, Female Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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

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