Mesabi Range College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,729

1.03% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,092

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

21.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,248

47.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.5%

54 Graduates

About

Mesabi Range College is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mesabi Range College were .

In 2017, 303 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mesabi Range College. 48.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (270 degrees), 33.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mesabi Range College is $4,729, which is $-2,685 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mesabi Range College is $4,729, which is $-2,685 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,092.

In 2017, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,729

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Mesabi Range College was $4,729. The cost of tuition at Mesabi Range College is $-2,685 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,092

2017 Value

16.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Mesabi Range College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,092. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Mesabi Range College grew by 16.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,932

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mesabi Range College was of $6,932 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. 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

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Mesabi Range College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.26% with respect to 2016, when 47% 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.

21.6%

2016 Default Rate

85

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Mesabi Range College was 21.6%, which represents 85 out of the 394 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

Mesabi Range College has a total enrollment of 1,248 students. The full-time enrollment at Mesabi Range College is 596 students and the part-time enrollment is 652. This means that 47.8% of students enrolled at Mesabi Range College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mesabi Range College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78% White, 6.73% Black or African American, 5.29% Two or More Races, 2.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.16% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mesabi Range College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (38.9%), followed by White Female (35.4%) and Black or African American Male (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mesabi Range College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,248 students. The full-time enrollment at Mesabi Range College is 596 and the part-time enrollment is 652. This means that 47.8% of students enrolled at Mesabi Range College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Mesabi Range College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Mesabi Range College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    974

  2. Black or African American

    84

  3. Two or More Races

    66

The enrolled student population at Mesabi Range College is 78% White, 6.73% Black or African American, 5.29% Two or More Races, 2.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.16% 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 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, 59 students (4.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 11 fewer women than men received degrees from Mesabi Range College. The majority of degree recipients at Mesabi Range College are white (270 degrees awarded). There were 33.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mesabi Range College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mesabi Range College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (50 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (24 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 Mesabi Range College are Elementary & middle school teachers (70,592 people), Other managers (61,934 people), Construction managers (40,235 people), Software developers (26,010 people), and Chief executives & legislators (23,149 people).

The most specialized majors at Mesabi Range College are Precision Production (50 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (24 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (23 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (103 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 Mesabi Range College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Mesabi Range College are Precision Production (50 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (24 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (23 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (103 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 Mesabi Range College are Elementary & secondary schools (114,311 people), Construction (101,879 people), Computer Systems Design (60,612 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (40,450 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (29,358 people).

The most specialized majors at Mesabi Range College are Precision Production (50 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (24 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (23 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (103 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 Mesabi Range College.

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 Mesabi Range College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 157

  2. 146

In 2017, 157 degrees were awarded to men at Mesabi Range College, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Mesabi Range College in Welding Technology, which is 9 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 66 degrees were awarded to women at Mesabi Range College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.78 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from Mesabi Range College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mesabi Range College is Female and Two or More Races (50% 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, 1.85% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    270 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mesabi Range College is white (270 degrees awarded). There were 33.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (8 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    138 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    132 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mesabi Range College is white male (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (132 degrees).

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Operations

Mesabi Range College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $79k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Mesabi Range College had a total salary expenditure of $15.4M. Mesabi Range College employs 29 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Mesabi Range College are Male Instructors (16), Female Instructors(13), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mesabi Range College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Service with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Mesabi Range College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Mesabi Range College 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional 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, Mesabi Range 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

Salary Expenditure

$6.03M

2017 Salaries

6.54%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Mesabi Range College paid a median of $6.03M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($15.4M) and a 6.54% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.87% decline from 2015 and a 7.97% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.07M

Instructional Salaries

29

Number of Employees

In 2017, Mesabi Range College paid a total of $2.07M to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

12 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mesabi Range College were Instructor with 29 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mesabi Range College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees; and Service with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mesabi Range College was Male Instructor with 16 employees, Female Instructor with 13 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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