Valley Forge Military College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,975

66.7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$36,975

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.8%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

94.5%

631 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

249

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.9%

43 Graduates

About

Valley Forge Military College is a higher education institution located in Delaware County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Valley Forge Military College were .

In 2016, 89 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Valley Forge Military College. 19.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 80.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (29 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Valley Forge Military College is $29,975, which is $18,575 more than the national average for ($11,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Valley Forge Military College is $29,975, which is $18,575 more than the national average for ($11,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,975.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,975

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Valley Forge Military College was $29,975. The cost of tuition at Valley Forge Military College is $18,575 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,400).

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Average Net Price

$36,975

2016 Value

21.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Valley Forge Military College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,975. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Valley Forge Military College grew by 21.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,350

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Valley Forge Military College was of $12,350 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 11.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Valley Forge Military College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 6.45% with respect to 2015, 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.

14.8%

2015 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Valley Forge Military College was 14.8%, which represents 22 out of the 149 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

Valley Forge Military College received 631 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 52.4% annual decline. Out of those 631 applicants, 596 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.5% acceptance rate.

There were 249 students enrolled at Valley Forge Military College in 2016, and 100% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Valley Forge Military College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

596

Accepted Out of 631

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Valley Forge Military College was 94.5% (596 admissions from 631 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -52.4%, while admissions declined by -30%.

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SAT Scores

100%

Submission Percentage

122

Scores Submitted

100% of enrolled first-time students at Valley Forge Military College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Valley Forge Military College has a total enrollment of 249 students. The full-time enrollment at Valley Forge Military College is 249 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Valley Forge Military College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Valley Forge Military College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41% Black or African American, 40.6% White, 6.83% Hispanic or Latino, 5.62% Two or More Races, 0.803% Asian, 0.803% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Valley Forge Military College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (35.3%), followed by White Male (31.3%) and White Female (9.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Valley Forge Military College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 249 students. The full-time enrollment at Valley Forge Military College is 249 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Valley Forge Military College are enrolled full-time compared with 73.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2016 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 Valley Forge Military College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Valley Forge Military College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    102

  2. White

    101

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17

The enrolled student population at Valley Forge Military College is 41% Black or African American, 40.6% White, 6.83% Hispanic or Latino, 5.62% Two or More Races, 0.803% Asian, 0.803% 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 is 43.3% White, 25.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% 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, 6 students (2.41%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 55 fewer women than men received degrees from Valley Forge Military College. The majority of degree recipients at Valley Forge Military College are white (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (23 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Valley Forge Military College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (28 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 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 Valley Forge Military College are Accountants & auditors (1,145,358 people), Miscellaneous managers (986,199 people), Financial managers (496,652 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (443,160 people), and Chief executives & legislators (412,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Valley Forge Military College are Protective Services (28 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 degrees), Business (21 degrees), and Social Sciences (3 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 Valley Forge Military College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Sales engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Valley Forge Military College are Protective Services (28 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 degrees), Business (21 degrees), and Social Sciences (3 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 Valley Forge Military College are Elementary & secondary schools (797,683 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (665,930 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (629,041 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (605,482 people), and Banking & related activities (592,854 people).

The most specialized majors at Valley Forge Military College are Protective Services (28 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 degrees), Business (21 degrees), and Social Sciences (3 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 Valley Forge Military 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Valley Forge Military College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 72

  2. 17

In 2016, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Valley Forge Military College, which is 4.24 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (17).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Valley Forge Military College in General Business Administration & Management, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 9 degrees were awarded to women at Valley Forge Military College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.474 times less than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% of students graduating from Valley Forge Military College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Valley Forge Military College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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. White

    29 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Valley Forge Military College is white (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (23 degrees).

25.8% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    23 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Valley Forge Military College is white male (23 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (16 degrees).

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Operations

Valley Forge Military College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 0.0261% average return ($3.98k on $15.2M) across all .

In 2015, Valley Forge Military College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $4.69M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Valley Forge Military College employs 11 Assistant professors, 4 Instructors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at Valley Forge Military College are Female Assistant professors (7), Male Assistant professors(4), and Male Instructors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valley Forge Military College are: Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 14 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 9 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.8M

2015 Endowment

2.48%

decline from 2014

Valley Forge Military College has an endowment valued at about $11.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Valley Forge Military College declined 2.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.44M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Valley Forge Military 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$4.69M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Valley Forge Military College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $4.69M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$4.69M

2015 Salaries

3.31%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Valley Forge Military College paid a median of $4.69M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 3.31% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 19.5% growth from 2013 and a 13.7% decline from 2012.

The median for similar is 598k (8.08% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$911k

Instructional Salaries

19

Number of Employees

In 2015, Valley Forge Military College paid a total of $911k to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $276k (46.2%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

14 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Valley Forge Military College were Assistant professor with 11 employees; Instructor with 4 employees; and Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valley Forge Military College were Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 14 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees; and Service with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Valley Forge Military College was Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Male Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Valley Forge Military College.

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