Skyline College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,380

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,130

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

9,235

28.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.5%

111 Graduates

About

Skyline College is a higher education institution located in San Mateo County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Skyline College were .

In 2017, 1,234 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Skyline College. 52.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were asian (482 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (384 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Skyline College is $1,380, which is $-6,034 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Skyline College is $1,380, which is $-6,034 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,130.

In 2017, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,380

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Skyline College was $1,380. The cost of tuition at Skyline College is $-6,034 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,130

2017 Value

2.85%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Skyline College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,130. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Skyline College grew by 2.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Skyline College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

1%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Skyline College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 6.25% with respect to 2016, when 48% 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.

11.8%

2016 Default Rate

8

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Skyline College was 11.8%, which represents 8 out of the 68 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

Skyline College has a total enrollment of 9,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Skyline College is 2,612 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,623. This means that 28.3% of students enrolled at Skyline College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Skyline College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.6% Asian, 31.5% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% White, 5.61% Two or More Races, 2.75% Black or African American, 1.35% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Skyline College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Male (20.3%), followed by Asian Female (18%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Skyline College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Skyline College is 2,612 and the part-time enrollment is 6,623. This means that 28.3% of students enrolled at Skyline College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

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 Skyline College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Skyline College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    3,284

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,910

  3. White

    1,688

The enrolled student population at Skyline College is 35.6% Asian, 31.5% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% White, 5.61% Two or More Races, 2.75% Black or African American, 1.35% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.152% 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 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, 96 students (1.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 66 more women than men received degrees from Skyline College. The majority of degree recipients at Skyline College are asian (482 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (384 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Skyline College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (70 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (82 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 Skyline College are Elementary & middle school teachers (200,310 people), Other managers (87,536 people), Postsecondary teachers (69,895 people), Software developers (60,212 people), and Physicians (49,955 people).

The most specialized majors at Skyline College are Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (70 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (237 degrees), and Math & Statistics (20 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 Skyline College are Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Skyline College are Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (70 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (237 degrees), and Math & Statistics (20 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 Skyline College are Elementary & secondary schools (345,589 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (142,650 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (134,050 people), Computer Systems Design (102,941 people), and Insurance carriers (59,571 people).

The most specialized majors at Skyline College are Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (70 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (237 degrees), and Math & Statistics (20 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 Skyline 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 Skyline College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 584

  2. 650

In 2017, 584 degrees were awarded to men at Skyline College, which is 0.898 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (650).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 169 degrees were awarded to men at Skyline College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 28.2 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Skyline College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.35 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Skyline College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (33.3% 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, 0.901% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    482 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    384 degrees awarded

  3. White

    227 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Skyline College is asian (482 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (384 degrees).

2.11% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Asian Male

    250 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    232 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    220 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Skyline College is asian male (250 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more asian male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (232 degrees).

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Operations

Skyline 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 $556k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Skyline College had a total salary expenditure of $86.9M. Skyline College employs 137 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Skyline College are Female Instructors (72), Male Instructors(65), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Skyline College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 90 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 15 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Skyline College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Skyline 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, Skyline 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

$41.3M

2017 Salaries

9.68%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Skyline College paid a median of $41.3M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($86.9M) and a 9.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.47% growth from 2015 and a 19.9% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$14.2M

Instructional Salaries

137

Number of Employees

In 2017, Skyline College paid a total of $14.2M to 137 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% 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

137 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

90 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Skyline College were Instructor with 137 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Skyline College were Office and Administrative Support with 90 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees; and Management with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Skyline College was Female Instructor with 72 employees, Male Instructor with 65 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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