Cedar Valley College (223773)

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,770
2019 Average Net Price
$7,332
After Financial Aid
2017 Default Rate
20.6%
on Student Loans
2019 Enrolled Students
8,786
17.7% Full-Time

About

Cedar Valley College (223773) is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2019, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Cedar Valley College (223773) were General Studies (458 degrees awarded), Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (108 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2019, 1,673 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cedar Valley College (223773). 60.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (600 degrees), 1.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (483 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedar Valley College (223773) is $1,770, which is $−6,342 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2019, the median undergraduate tuition at Cedar Valley College (223773) is $1,770

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,332.

In 2019, 61% of undergraduate students attending Cedar Valley College (223773) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,770
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Cedar Valley College (223773) was $1,770.

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Average Net Price

$7,332
2019 Value
7.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Cedar Valley College (223773) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,332. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Cedar Valley College (223773) grew by 7.13%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Cedar Valley College (223773) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.67% with respect to 2018, when 60% 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.
20.6%
2017 Default Rate
102
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Cedar Valley College (223773) was 20.6%, which represents 102 out of the 495 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Cedar Valley College (223773) had a total enrollment of 8,786 students in 2019. The full-time enrollment at Cedar Valley College (223773) is 1,558 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,228. This means that 17.7% of students enrolled at Cedar Valley College (223773) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cedar Valley College (223773), both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% Black or African American, 34.2% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% White, 3.33% Asian, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0569% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cedar Valley College (223773) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (25.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (20.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (19.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

17.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cedar Valley College (223773) in 2019, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,786 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedar Valley College (223773) is 1,558 and the part-time enrollment is 7,228. This means that 17.7% of students enrolled at Cedar Valley College (223773) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2019 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 Cedar Valley College (223773) was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Cedar Valley College (223773) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. Black or African American
    3,712 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,008 enrolled students
  3. White
    1,269 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Cedar Valley College (223773) is 42.2% Black or African American, 34.2% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% White, 3.33% Asian, 2.07% Two or More Races, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0569% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 278 students (3.16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 359 more women than men received degrees from Cedar Valley College (223773). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Cedar Valley College (223773) is black or african american (600 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (483 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Cedar Valley College (223773) is General Studies (458 degrees awarded), followed by Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (108 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2019,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Cedar Valley College (223773), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (245 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (458 degrees), and Protective Services (79 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College (223773) are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College (223773) in 2019 are Mechanical Technologies (245 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (458 degrees), Protective Services (79 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (81 degrees), and Business (392 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 Cedar Valley College (223773) are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College (223773) are Mechanical Technologies (245 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (458 degrees), Protective Services (79 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (81 degrees), and Business (392 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 Cedar Valley College (223773) are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedar Valley College (223773) are Mechanical Technologies (245 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (458 degrees), Protective Services (79 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (81 degrees), and Business (392 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 Cedar Valley College (223773).

In 2019, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Cedar Valley College (223773) was Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant with 291 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

657
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,016
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 657 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Valley College (223773), which is 0.647 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,016).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Valley College (223773) in General Studies, which is 0.507 times less than the 304 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 385 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Valley College (223773) in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 27.5 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2019 at Cedar Valley College (223773) is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. Black or African American
    600 degrees awarded
  2. White
    483 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    453 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cedar Valley College (223773) is black or african american (600 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (483 degrees).

3.83% of degree recipients (64 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2019)
  1. Black or African American Female
    365 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    324 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    251 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Cedar Valley College (223773) is black or african american female (365 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (324 degrees).

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Operations

Cedar Valley College (223773) employs 77 No academic ranks. Most academics at Cedar Valley College (223773) are Male No academic rank (41), and Female No academic rank (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedar Valley College (223773) are: Management, with 62 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$23M
2019 Salaries
6.38%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Cedar Valley College (223773) paid a median of $23M in salaries, a 6.38% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.29M
Instructional Salaries
77
Number of Employees

In 2019, Cedar Valley College (223773) paid a total of $5.29M to 77 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
77 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cedar Valley College (223773) was No academic rank with 77 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedar Valley College (223773) were Management with 62 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2019)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cedar Valley College (223773) was Male No academic rank with 41 employees, and Female No academic rank with 36 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Cedar Valley College (223773).

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