The College of Westchester

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,115

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,303

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.58%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

98.2%

1,002 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

916

78.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.4%

21 Graduates

About

The College of Westchester is a higher education institution located in Westchester County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The College of Westchester were General Business Administration & Management (68 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (31 degrees), and Accounting (24 degrees).

In 2017, 331 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Westchester. 63.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (134 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (131 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Westchester is $20,115, which is $7,225 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Westchester is $20,115, which is $7,225 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,303.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,115

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The College of Westchester was $20,115. The cost of tuition at The College of Westchester is $7,225 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$17,303

2017 Value

2.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The College of Westchester had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,303. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The College of Westchester grew by 2.19%.

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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 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 18.6% 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

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at The College of Westchester received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, 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.

7.58%

2016 Default Rate

43

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Westchester was 7.58%, which represents 43 out of the 567 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

The College of Westchester received 1,002 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 35.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,002 applicants, 984 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.2% acceptance rate.

There were 916 students enrolled at The College of Westchester in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Westchester has an overall enrollment yield of 16.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

984

Accepted Out of 1,002

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Westchester was 98.2% (984 admissions from 1,002 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 93.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 35.2%, while admissions grew by 41.4%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The College of Westchester has a total enrollment of 916 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Westchester is 721 students and the part-time enrollment is 195. This means that 78.7% 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 46.7% Hispanic or Latino, 37.9% Black or African American, 9.39% White, 1.75% Asian, 0.983% Two or More Races, 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.109% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The College of Westchester in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (24.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Westchester, both undergraduate and graduate, is 916 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Westchester is 721 and the part-time enrollment is 195. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at The College of Westchester are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 The College of Westchester was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), 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

    428

  2. Black or African American

    347

  3. White

    86

The enrolled student population at The College of Westchester is 46.7% Hispanic or Latino, 37.9% Black or African American, 9.39% White, 1.75% Asian, 0.983% Two or More Races, 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.109% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 91 more women than men received degrees from The College of Westchester. The majority of degree recipients at The College of Westchester are hispanic or latino (134 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (131 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Westchester is General Business Administration & Management (68 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (31 degrees) and Accounting (24 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 Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (48 degrees awarded), Business (167 degrees), and Health (116 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 The College of Westchester are Registered nurses (1,397,764 people), Accountants & auditors (1,127,914 people), Other managers (774,399 people), Software developers (531,605 people), and Financial managers (445,675 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (48 degrees awarded), Business (167 degrees), Health (116 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 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, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (48 degrees awarded), Business (167 degrees), Health (116 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 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 (1,779,984 people), Computer Systems Design (919,065 people), Elementary & secondary schools (828,946 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,849 people), and Banking & related activities (561,807 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Westchester are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (48 degrees awarded), Business (167 degrees), Health (116 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 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 The College of Westchester.

Most Common

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 31 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Westchester was General Business Administration & Management with 68 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 120

  2. 211

In 2017, 120 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Westchester, which is 0.569 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (211).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Westchester in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.892 times less than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 65 degrees were awarded to women at The College of Westchester in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.12 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The College of Westchester is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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

    134 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    131 degrees awarded

  3. White

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Westchester is hispanic or latino (134 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (131 degrees).

2.11% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    86 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    84 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The College of Westchester is black or african american female (86 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (84 degrees).

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Operations

The College of Westchester has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.04k (N/A%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, The College of Westchester had a total salary expenditure of $18M. The College of Westchester employs 13 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at The College of Westchester are Male Associate professors (8), Female Assistant professors(8), and Male Assistant professors (5).

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 26 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

The College of Westchester has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of Westchester stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates 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, 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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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.66M

2017 Salaries

1.12%

decline from 2016

In 2017, The College of Westchester paid a median of $9.66M in salaries, which represents 53.6% of their overall expenditure ($18M) and a 1.12% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 14% decline from 2015 and a 0.483% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.81M

Instructional Salaries

29

Number of Employees

In 2017, The College of Westchester paid a total of $1.81M to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Westchester were Assistant professor with 13 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, 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 26 employees; Management with 16 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Westchester was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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