Bloomfield College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,680
1.22% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,101
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
15.3%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
84.6%
4,195 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,533
91.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
33.3%
144 Graduates

About

Bloomfield College is a higher education institution located in Essex County, NJ. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bloomfield College were Sociology (55 degrees awarded), General Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), and Registered Nursing (48 degrees).

In 2020, 315 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bloomfield College. 70.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (152 degrees), 1.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (86 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bloomfield College is $30,680, which is $2,280 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Bloomfield College is $30,680, which is $2,280 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,101.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending Bloomfield College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$30,680
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bloomfield College was $30,680. The cost of tuition at Bloomfield College is $2,280 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$19,101
2020 Value
7.42%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bloomfield College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,101. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bloomfield College grew by 7.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,914
Room and Board
$1,339
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bloomfield College was of $12,914 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,339. The cost of room and board increased by 2.97% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.86% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Bloomfield College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2019, when 96% 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.
15.3%
2018 Default Rate
111
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Bloomfield College was 15.3%, which represents 111 out of the 725 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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Bloomfield College received 4,195 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.99% annual growth. Out of those 4,195 applicants, 3,551 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,533 students enrolled at Bloomfield College in 2020, and 47% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bloomfield College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,551
Accepted Out of 4,195

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bloomfield College was 84.6% (3,551 admissions from 4,195 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 3.99%, while admissions grew by 24.7%.

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SAT Scores

47%
Submission Percentage
175
Scores Submitted

47% of enrolled first-time students at Bloomfield College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Bloomfield College has a total enrollment of 1,533 students. The full-time enrollment at Bloomfield College is 1,402 students and the part-time enrollment is 131. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Bloomfield College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bloomfield College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.7% Black or African American, 31.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.96% White, 2.15% Asian, 0.848% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.587% Two or More Races, and 0.261% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bloomfield College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (33.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.9%) and Black or African American Male (17.7%). 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

91.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bloomfield College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,533 students. The full-time enrollment at Bloomfield College is 1,402 and the part-time enrollment is 131. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Bloomfield College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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 Bloomfield College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Bloomfield 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
    777
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    479
  3. White
    122

The enrolled student population at Bloomfield College is 50.7% Black or African American, 31.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.96% White, 2.15% Asian, 0.848% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.587% Two or More Races, and 0.261% 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 Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 64 students (4.17%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 129 more women than men received degrees from Bloomfield College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bloomfield College is black or african american (152 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (86 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bloomfield College is Sociology (55 degrees awarded), followed by General Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees) and Registered Nursing (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bloomfield College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (55 degrees), and Psychology (45 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (440,745 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (399,518 people), Other managers (380,323 people), Postsecondary teachers (273,653 people), and Chief executives & legislators (164,711 people).

The most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (55 degrees), Psychology (45 degrees), English (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Bloomfield College are Surgeons, Aerospace engineers, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (55 degrees), Psychology (45 degrees), English (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Bloomfield College are Elementary & secondary schools (909,118 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (606,993 people), Legal services (370,328 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (348,886 people), and Computer Systems Design (285,241 people).

The most specialized majors at Bloomfield College are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (55 degrees), Psychology (45 degrees), English (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Bloomfield College.
Most Common
  1. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 48 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bloomfield College was Sociology with 55 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

93
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
222
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Bloomfield College, which is 0.419 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (222).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Bloomfield College in General Visual & Performing Arts, which is 1.94 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 44 degrees were awarded to women at Bloomfield College in Sociology, which is 4 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 11% of students graduating from Bloomfield College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 (53.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bloomfield College is Male and White (53.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 2.78% of graduates (4 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
    152 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    86 degrees awarded
  3. White
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bloomfield College is black or african american (152 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (86 degrees).

4.13% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    109 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bloomfield College is black or african american female (109 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (59 degrees).

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Bloomfield College has an endowment valued at nearly $14.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.04M (7.32%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Bloomfield College had a total salary expenditure of $42.5M. Bloomfield College employs 29 Professors, 18 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bloomfield College are Female Professors (17), Male Professors(12), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bloomfield College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 15 employees.

Endowment

$14.2M
2020 Endowment
0.32%
decline from 2019

Bloomfield College has an endowment valued at about $14.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Bloomfield College declined 0.32% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.6M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.51M - Federal
  2. $687k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Bloomfield College received $2.51M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $687k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.8M
2020 Salaries
7.03%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Bloomfield College paid a median of $18.8M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($42.5M) and a 7.03% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.42% growth from 2018 and a 1.78% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.27M
Instructional Salaries
60
Number of Employees

In 2020, Bloomfield College paid a total of $5.27M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bloomfield College were Professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bloomfield College were Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bloomfield College was Female Professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Bloomfield College.

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