Hilbert College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$21,150

2.42% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,783

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.68%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

86.8%

1,156 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

792

91.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

50.7%

108 Graduates

About

Hilbert College is a higher education institution located in Erie County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hilbert College were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (47 degrees awarded), Forensic Science & Technology (47 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees).

In 2017, 229 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hilbert College. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (183 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hilbert College is $21,150, which is $-4,044 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hilbert College is $21,150, which is $-4,044 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,783.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,150

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hilbert College was $21,150. The cost of tuition at Hilbert College is $-4,044 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$17,783

2017 Value

5.42%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hilbert College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,783. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hilbert College grew by 5.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,500

Room and Board

$750

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hilbert College was of $7,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board increased by 8.07% 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

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Hilbert College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.

6.68%

2016 Default Rate

25

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hilbert College was 6.68%, which represents 25 out of the 374 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

Hilbert College received 1,156 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 19.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,156 applicants, 1,003 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.8% acceptance rate.

There were 792 students enrolled at Hilbert College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hilbert College has an overall enrollment yield of 16.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,003

Accepted Out of 1,156

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hilbert College was 86.8% (1,003 admissions from 1,156 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 81.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 19.2%, while admissions grew by 27.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Hilbert College has a total enrollment of 792 students. The full-time enrollment at Hilbert College is 722 students and the part-time enrollment is 70. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at Hilbert College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hilbert College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.9% White, 7.7% Two or More Races, 6.06% Black or African American, 3.28% Hispanic or Latino, 1.64% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.379% Asian, and 0.253% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hilbert College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.2%), followed by White Male (35.7%) and Two or More Races Female (5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (57.1%), followed by White Male (16.7%) and Two or More Races Female (9.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hilbert College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 792 students. The full-time enrollment at Hilbert College is 722 and the part-time enrollment is 70. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at Hilbert College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 Hilbert College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hilbert College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    577

  2. Two or More Races

    61

  3. Black or African American

    48

The enrolled student population at Hilbert College is 72.9% White, 7.7% Two or More Races, 6.06% Black or African American, 3.28% Hispanic or Latino, 1.64% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.379% Asian, and 0.253% 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, 58 students (7.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 31 more women than men received degrees from Hilbert College. The majority of degree recipients at Hilbert College are white (183 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hilbert College is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (47 degrees awarded), followed by Forensic Science & Technology (47 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hilbert College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (109 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), and Communications (10 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 Hilbert College are Elementary & middle school teachers (275,860 people), Other managers (224,330 people), Social workers, all other (201,485 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (139,768 people), and Police officers (134,187 people).

The most specialized majors at Hilbert College are Protective Services (109 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), Communications (10 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees), and English (4 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 Hilbert College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Hilbert College are Protective Services (109 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), Communications (10 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees), and English (4 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 Hilbert College are Elementary & secondary schools (543,594 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (376,239 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (309,159 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (213,088 people), and Computer Systems Design (147,123 people).

The most specialized majors at Hilbert College are Protective Services (109 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), Communications (10 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees), and English (4 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 Hilbert College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hilbert College was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 47 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 99

  2. 130

In 2017, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Hilbert College, which is 0.762 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (130).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Hilbert College in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.67 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Hilbert College in Forensic Science & Technology, which is 2.92 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% of students graduating from Hilbert College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hilbert College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 12% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    183 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hilbert College is white (183 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

6.11% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    100 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    83 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hilbert College is white female (100 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (83 degrees).

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Operations

Hilbert College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.98M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $966k (13.9%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Hilbert College had a total salary expenditure of $16.4M. Hilbert College employs 17 Assistant professors, 13 Professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Hilbert College are Male Professors (9), Male Assistant professors(9), and Female Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hilbert College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.98M

2017 Endowment

10.7%

growth from 2016

Hilbert College has an endowment valued at about $6.98M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hilbert College grew 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30.1M lower 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. $131k - Federal

  2. $75.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hilbert College received $131k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $75.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.59M

2017 Salaries

1.7%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Hilbert College paid a median of $8.59M in salaries, which represents 52.6% of their overall expenditure ($16.4M) and a 1.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.286% growth from 2015 and a 0.856% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.18M

Instructional Salaries

38

Number of Employees

In 2017, Hilbert College paid a total of $2.18M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

17 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hilbert College were Assistant professor with 17 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hilbert College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; Management with 11 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hilbert College was Male Professor with 9 employees, Male Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

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

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