Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,280
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,903
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
20.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
100%
193 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
618
59.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
31.1%
14 Graduates

About

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus were Health Information & Medical Records Technology (0 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 262 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus. 91.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (126 degrees), 1.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is $18,280, which is $10,456 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is $18,280, which is $10,456 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,903.

In 2019, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 86% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,280
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was $18,280. The cost of tuition at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is $10,456 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$22,903
2019 Value
6.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,903. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus grew by 6.13%.

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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
$1,548
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was of $8,100 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,548. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 8.6% with respect to 2018, when 93% 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.
20.6%
2017 Default Rate
180
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was 20.6%, which represents 180 out of the 873 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-Southwestern Campus received 193 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a NaNy% annual growth. Out of those 193 applicants, 193 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 618 students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 78.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
193
Accepted Out of 193

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was 100% (193 admissions from 193 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2019, the number of applicants grew by NaNy%, while admissions grew by NaNy%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus has a total enrollment of 618 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is 369 students and the part-time enrollment is 249. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.3% Black or African American, 27.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.1% White, 2.75% Two or More Races, 1.94% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (40.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (26%) and White Female (19.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 618 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is 369 and the part-time enrollment is 249. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2019 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-Southwestern Campus was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    286
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    168
  3. White
    112

The enrolled student population at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is 46.3% Black or African American, 27.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.1% White, 2.75% Two or More Races, 1.94% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 218 more women than men received degrees from Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is black or african american (126 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is Health Information & Medical Records Technology (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (253 degrees awarded) and Business (9 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-Southwestern Campus are Registered nurses (1,439,449 people), Accountants & auditors (985,640 people), Other managers (706,157 people), Financial managers (483,320 people), and Chief executives & legislators (369,736 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Health (253 degrees awarded) and Business (9 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 Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Health (253 degrees awarded) and Business (9 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-Southwestern Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,698,950 people), Elementary & secondary schools (623,685 people), Banking & related activities (469,188 people), Computer Systems Design (465,663 people), and Insurance carriers (441,125 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Health (253 degrees awarded) and Business (9 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-Southwestern Campus.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was Health Information & Medical Records Technology with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

22
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
240
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, which is 0.0917 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (240).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 0.0811 times less than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 12.3 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (58.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is Female and Hispanic or Latino (58.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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. Black or African American
    126 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    77 degrees awarded
  3. White
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is black or african american (126 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

1.15% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    121 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    71 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is black or african american female (121 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (71 degrees).

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Operations

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus had a total salary expenditure of $12.7M. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus employs 8 Instructors, 4 Associate professors, and 2 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are Female Instructors (8), Female Associate professors(3), and Female Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus are: Management, with 23 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Sales and related with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus 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

$6.34M
2019 Salaries
2.5%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus paid a median of $6.34M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($12.7M) and a 2.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a NaNM% growth from N/A and a NaNM% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$921k
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2019, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus paid a total of $921k to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus were Instructor with 8 employees; Associate professor with 4 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus were Management with 23 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; and Sales and related with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus was Female Instructor with 8 employees, Female Associate professor with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 2 employees.

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

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