Northwestern College-Chicago Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,280

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,864

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

19.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

96.2%

26 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

67

32.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

10.2%

5 Graduates

About

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus were .

In 2017, 108 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus. 89.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (47 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is $17,280, which is $9,866 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is $17,280, which is $9,866 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,864.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,280

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was $17,280. The cost of tuition at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is $9,866 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$25,864

2017 Value

7.51%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Northwestern College-Chicago Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,864. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus grew by 7.51%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$1,465

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was of $8,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,465. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.48% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.25% with respect to 2016, when 80% 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.

19.4%

2016 Default Rate

194

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was 19.4%, which represents 194 out of the 999 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

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus received 26 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 89.8% annual decline. Out of those 26 applicants, 25 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.2% acceptance rate.

There were 67 students enrolled at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 24%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

25

Accepted Out of 26

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was 96.2% (25 admissions from 26 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 55.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -89.8%, while admissions declined by -82.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus has a total enrollment of 67 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is 22 students and the part-time enrollment is 45. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.3% Hispanic or Latino, 25.4% Black or African American, 20.9% White, 4.48% Asian, 1.49% Two or More Races, 1.49% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (22.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.2%) and Black or African American Male (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is 22 and the part-time enrollment is 45. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

29%

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 Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was 29%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Northwestern College-Chicago Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    25

  2. Black or African American

    17

  3. White

    14

The enrolled student population at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is 37.3% Hispanic or Latino, 25.4% Black or African American, 20.9% White, 4.48% Asian, 1.49% Two or More Races, 1.49% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 86 more women than men received degrees from Northwestern College-Chicago Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are hispanic or latino (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (7 degrees awarded), Health (87 degrees), and Business (13 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 Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are Registered nurses (1,381,249 people), Accountants & auditors (1,099,294 people), Other managers (657,835 people), Financial managers (424,929 people), and Chief executives & legislators (319,710 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are Legal (7 degrees awarded), Health (87 degrees), Business (13 degrees), and Protective Services (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are Legal (7 degrees awarded), Health (87 degrees), Business (13 degrees), and Protective Services (1 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 Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,709,244 people), Elementary & secondary schools (671,395 people), Banking & related activities (490,824 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (462,704 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (438,089 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are Legal (7 degrees awarded), Health (87 degrees), Business (13 degrees), and Protective Services (1 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 Northwestern College-Chicago Campus.

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 Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 11

  2. 97

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus, which is 0.113 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (97).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus in Health Information & Medical Records Technology, which is 0.188 times less than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus in Medical Assistant, which is 20.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 10% of students graduating from Northwestern College-Chicago Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is Male and Hispanic or Latino (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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    47 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    37 degrees awarded

  3. White

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is hispanic or latino (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

1.85% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    44 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    33 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is hispanic or latino female (44 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (33 degrees).

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Operations

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Northwestern College-Chicago Campus had a total salary expenditure of $13.4M. Northwestern College-Chicago Campus employs 12 Associate professors, 9 Assistant professors, and 4 Instructors. Most academics at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are Female Associate professors (11), Female Assistant professors(7), and Female Instructors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus are: Management, with 37 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, and Sales and related with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus 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: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.34M - Federal

  2. $585k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Northwestern College-Chicago Campus received $3.34M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $585k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.63M

2017 Salaries

10.6%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Northwestern College-Chicago Campus paid a median of $7.63M in salaries, which represents 56.8% of their overall expenditure ($13.4M) and a 10.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.366% decline from 2015 and a 9.16% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.63M

Instructional Salaries

26

Number of Employees

In 2017, Northwestern College-Chicago Campus paid a total of $1.63M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus were Associate professor with 12 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus were Management with 37 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; and Sales and related with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus was Female Associate professor with 11 employees, Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus.

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