The College of Westchester

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,060
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$15,115
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.73%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
88.4%
722 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
934
73.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
63.3%
19 Graduates

About

The College of Westchester is a higher education institution located in Westchester County, NY. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The College of Westchester were Health Care Administration & Management (30 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees), and Accounting (16 degrees).

In 2020, 211 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Westchester. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (95 degrees), 1.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Westchester is $21,060, which is $9,231 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Westchester is $21,060, which is $9,231 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,115.

In 2020, 92% of undergraduate students attending The College of Westchester received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$21,060
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The College of Westchester was $21,060. The cost of tuition at The College of Westchester is $9,231 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$15,115
2020 Value
2.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The College of Westchester had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,115. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The College of Westchester grew by 2.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,520
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of Westchester was of $9,520 in 2020. 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 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at The College of Westchester received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2019, when 88% 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.
6.73%
2018 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Westchester was 6.73%, which represents 35 out of the 520 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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predictive-analysisAdmissions

The College of Westchester received 722 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 15.7% annual growth. Out of those 722 applicants, 638 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.4% acceptance rate.

There were 934 students enrolled at The College of Westchester in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Westchester has an overall enrollment yield of 29.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
638
Accepted Out of 722

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Westchester was 88.4% (638 admissions from 722 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 94.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 15.7%, while admissions grew by 8.69%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The College of Westchester in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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The College of Westchester has a total enrollment of 934 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Westchester is 687 students and the part-time enrollment is 247. This means that 73.6% of students enrolled at The College of Westchester are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The College of Westchester, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.8% Hispanic or Latino, 37.3% Black or African American, 7.17% White, 2.03% Asian, 0.964% Two or More Races, 0.214% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The College of Westchester in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (30.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (20.2%). 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

73.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Westchester, both undergraduate and graduate, is 934 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Westchester is 687 and the part-time enrollment is 247. This means that 73.6% of students enrolled at The College of Westchester are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2020 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 The College of Westchester was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), The College of Westchester had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    456
  2. Black or African American
    348
  3. White
    67

The enrolled student population at The College of Westchester is 48.8% Hispanic or Latino, 37.3% Black or African American, 7.17% White, 2.03% Asian, 0.964% Two or More Races, 0.214% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 57 more women than men received degrees from The College of Westchester. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The College of Westchester is black or african american (95 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Westchester is Health Care Administration & Management (30 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees) and Accounting (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The College of Westchester, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (85 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees).

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 The College of Westchester are Registered nurses (1,384,153 people), Accountants & auditors (1,064,522 people), Other managers (794,015 people), Software developers (559,655 people), and Financial managers (468,766 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Business (85 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Health (87 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 The College of Westchester are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Business (85 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Health (87 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 The College of Westchester are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,779,905 people), Computer Systems Design (957,281 people), Elementary & secondary schools (810,883 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (590,198 people), and Banking & related activities (541,677 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Business (85 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Health (87 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The College of Westchester.
Most Common
  1. 30 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 30 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Westchester was Health Care Administration & Management with 30 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

77
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
134
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 77 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Westchester, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (134).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Westchester in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.714 times less than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to women at The College of Westchester in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.4 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 49% of students graduating from The College of Westchester completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The College of Westchester is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    95 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    83 degrees awarded
  3. White
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Westchester is black or african american (95 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

0.474% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    65 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The College of Westchester is black or african american female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (52 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

The College of Westchester has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.89k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, The College of Westchester had a total salary expenditure of $15.7M. The College of Westchester employs 9 Assistant professors, 3 Instructors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at The College of Westchester are Female Assistant professors (5), Male Assistant professors(4), and Male Instructors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Westchester are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 25 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, The College of Westchester 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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Salary Expenditure

$8.54M
2020 Salaries
14.9%
growth from 2019

In 2020, The College of Westchester paid a median of $8.54M in salaries, which represents 54.5% of their overall expenditure ($15.7M) and a 14.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.39% decline from 2018 and a 21.1% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.1M
Instructional Salaries
18
Number of Employees

In 2020, The College of Westchester paid a total of $1.1M to 18 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Westchester were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Instructor with 3 employees; and Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Westchester were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Westchester was Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Male Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The College of Westchester.

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