Illinois College of Optometry

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2015 Student Loan

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2016 Enrolled Students

643

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About

Illinois College of Optometry is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Illinois College of Optometry were .

In 2016, 149 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Illinois College of Optometry. 73.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (71 degrees), 1.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Illinois College of Optometry is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Illinois College of Optometry is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

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In N/A, the cost of tuition at Illinois College of Optometry was $NaN. The cost of tuition at Illinois College of Optometry is $0 approximately the same than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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1 Year Growth

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Illinois College of Optometry received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.658%

2015 Default Rate

1

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Illinois College of Optometry was 0.658%, which represents 1 out of the 152 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

Illinois College of Optometry 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 643 students enrolled at Illinois College of Optometry in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Illinois College of Optometry has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Illinois College of Optometry 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

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Illinois College of Optometry has a total enrollment of 643 students. The full-time enrollment at Illinois College of Optometry is 643 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Illinois College of Optometry are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Illinois College of Optometry, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.6% White, 27.7% Asian, 2.8% Hispanic or Latino, 1.87% Two or More Races, 1.56% Black or African American, 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Illinois College of Optometry in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.5%), followed by Asian Female (21.2%) and White Male (13.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Illinois College of Optometry, both undergraduate and graduate, is 643 students. The full-time enrollment at Illinois College of Optometry is 643 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Illinois College of Optometry are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Illinois College of Optometry was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Illinois College of Optometry had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    306

  2. Asian

    178

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    18

The enrolled student population at Illinois College of Optometry is 47.6% White, 27.7% Asian, 2.8% Hispanic or Latino, 1.87% Two or More Races, 1.56% Black or African American, 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 71 more women than men received degrees from Illinois College of Optometry. The majority of degree recipients at Illinois College of Optometry are white (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (44 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Illinois College of Optometry, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (149 degrees awarded).

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 Illinois College of Optometry are Registered nurses (1,233,152 people), Medical & health services managers (134,300 people), Pharmacists (116,394 people), Physicians & surgeons (108,403 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (108,320 people).

The most specialized majors at Illinois College of Optometry are Health (149 degrees awarded).

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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 Illinois College of Optometry are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Illinois College of Optometry are Health (149 degrees awarded).

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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 Illinois College of Optometry are Hospitals (1,387,106 people), Elementary & secondary schools (186,391 people), Outpatient care centers (186,062 people), Offices of physicians (161,276 people), and Nursing Care Facilities (112,790 people).

The most specialized majors at Illinois College of Optometry are Health (149 degrees awarded).

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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 Illinois College of Optometry.

Most Common

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 39

  2. 110

In 2016, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Illinois College of Optometry, which is 0.355 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (110).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Illinois College of Optometry in Optometry, which is 0.355 times less than the 110 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Illinois College of Optometry in Optometry, which is 2.82 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Illinois College of Optometry completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Illinois College of Optometry is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    71 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Illinois College of Optometry is white (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (44 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

    50 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    38 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Illinois College of Optometry is white female (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (38 degrees).

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Operations

Illinois College of Optometry has an endowment valued at nearly $841k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.58M (188%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Illinois College of Optometry had a total expenditure of $37.3M. Of that $37.3M, they spent $17.8M on salaries and $37.3M on benefits.

Illinois College of Optometry employs 26 Associate professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 7 Professors. Most academics at Illinois College of Optometry are Female Associate professors (16), Female Assistant professors(13), and Male Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Illinois College of Optometry are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Service, with 34 employees, and Management with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$841k

2015 Endowment

18.5%

growth from 2014

Illinois College of Optometry has an endowment valued at about $841k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Illinois College of Optometry grew 18.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.74M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $530k - Federal

  2. $681k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Illinois College of Optometry received $530k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $681k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$17.8M

Salary Expenditure

$37.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Illinois College of Optometry had a total expenditure of $37.3M. Of that $37.3M, they spent $17.8M on salaries and $37.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$17.8M

2015 Salaries

0.698%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Illinois College of Optometry paid a median of $17.8M in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($37.3M) and a 0.698% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.8% growth from 2013 and a 6.15% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.92M

Instructional Salaries

46

Number of Employees

In 2015, Illinois College of Optometry paid a total of $5.92M to 46 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

26 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Illinois College of Optometry were Associate professor with 26 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Illinois College of Optometry were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Service with 34 employees; and Management with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Illinois College of Optometry was Female Associate professor with 16 employees, Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 10 employees.

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

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