Wabash Valley College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,656

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,378

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.3%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,662

12.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.7%

111 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 262 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wabash Valley College. 40.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (238 degrees), 15.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wabash Valley College is $2,656, which is $-4,758 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wabash Valley College is $2,656, which is $-4,758 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,378.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 3% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,656

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Wabash Valley College was $2,656. The cost of tuition at Wabash Valley College is $-4,758 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,378

2017 Value

158%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Wabash Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,378. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Wabash Valley College grew by 158%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,121

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wabash Valley College was of $6,121 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 5.77% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 30% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

3%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Wabash Valley College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8.62% with respect to 2016, when 58% 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.

16.3%

2016 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Wabash Valley College was 16.3%, which represents 13 out of the 80 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

Wabash Valley College has a total enrollment of 3,662 students. The full-time enrollment at Wabash Valley College is 458 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,204. This means that 12.5% of students enrolled at Wabash Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wabash Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.8% White, 4.67% Black or African American, 0.956% Asian, 0.819% Hispanic or Latino, 0.519% Two or More Races, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wabash Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (44.8%), followed by White Male (41.7%) and Black or African American Male (4.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

12.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wabash Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,662 students. The full-time enrollment at Wabash Valley College is 458 and the part-time enrollment is 3,204. This means that 12.5% of students enrolled at Wabash Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Wabash Valley College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Wabash Valley College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,399

  2. Black or African American

    171

  3. Asian

    35

The enrolled student population at Wabash Valley College is 92.8% White, 4.67% Black or African American, 0.956% Asian, 0.819% Hispanic or Latino, 0.519% Two or More Races, 0.191% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 48 fewer women than men received degrees from Wabash Valley College. The majority of degree recipients at Wabash Valley College are white (238 degrees awarded). There were 15.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (15 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wabash Valley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), and Precision Production (23 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 Wabash Valley College are Other managers (89,072 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (70,718 people), Software developers (41,536 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (38,952 people), and Physicians (35,682 people).

The most specialized majors at Wabash Valley College are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Precision Production (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (29 degrees), and Transportation (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 Wabash Valley College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Wabash Valley College are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Precision Production (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (29 degrees), and Transportation (9 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 Wabash Valley College are Elementary & secondary schools (129,600 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (100,686 people), Computer Systems Design (81,880 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (81,319 people), and Construction (59,464 people).

The most specialized majors at Wabash Valley College are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Precision Production (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (29 degrees), and Transportation (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 Wabash Valley 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 Wabash Valley College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 155

  2. 107

In 2017, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Wabash Valley College, which is 1.45 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Wabash Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1 times approximately the same the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 26 degrees were awarded to women at Wabash Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1 times approximately the same the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Wabash Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wabash Valley College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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% 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

    238 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wabash Valley College is white (238 degrees awarded). There were 15.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (15 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    137 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    101 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wabash Valley College is white male (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (101 degrees).

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Operations

Wabash Valley 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 $50.4k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Wabash Valley College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Wabash Valley College employs 31 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Wabash Valley College are Male Professors (27), Female Professors(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wabash Valley College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 8 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

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

$4.6M

2017 Salaries

4.59%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Wabash Valley College paid a median of $4.6M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.59% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.85% growth from 2015 and a 5.91% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.66M

Instructional Salaries

31

Number of Employees

In 2017, Wabash Valley College paid a total of $1.66M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.2% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wabash Valley College were Professor with 31 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wabash Valley College were Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wabash Valley College was Male Professor with 27 employees, Female Professor with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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