Centralia College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,458
2.65% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,889
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,277
56.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
44%
158 Graduates

About

Centralia College is a higher education institution located in Lewis County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Centralia College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (249 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (24 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (15 degrees).

In 2022, 555 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Centralia College. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (385 degrees), 5.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Centralia College is $4,458, which is $−7,506 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Centralia College is $4,458, which is $−7,506 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,889.

In 2022, 53% of undergraduate students attending Centralia College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$4,458
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Centralia College was $4,458. The cost of tuition at Centralia College is $−7,506 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$11,889
2022 Value
24.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Centralia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,889. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Centralia College grew by 24.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,274
Room and Board
$942
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Centralia College was of $11,274 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $942. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.29% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

53% of undergraduate students at Centralia College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 12.8% with respect to 2021, when 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Centralia College had a total enrollment of 2,277 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Centralia College is 1,288 students and the part-time enrollment is 989. This means that 56.6% of students enrolled at Centralia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Centralia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.8% White, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.02% Two or More Races, 2.72% Black or African American, 1.67% Asian, 0.791% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.307% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Centralia College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.5%), followed by White Male (24.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Centralia College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,277 students. The full-time enrollment at Centralia College is 1,288 and the part-time enrollment is 989. This means that 56.6% of students enrolled at Centralia College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,385 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    376 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    137 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Centralia College is 60.8% White, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.02% Two or More Races, 2.72% Black or African American, 1.67% Asian, 0.791% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.307% 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/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 247 students (10.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 67 more women than men received degrees from Centralia College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Centralia College is white (385 degrees awarded). There were 5.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Centralia College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (249 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (24 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (15 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Centralia College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Transportation (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (249 degrees).

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 Centralia College are Police officers (134,237 people), Other managers (83,527 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (78,818 people), Construction managers (43,503 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,589 people).

The most specialized majors at Centralia College in 2022 are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Transportation (20 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (249 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Centralia College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Transportation (20 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (249 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Centralia College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (316,032 people), Elementary & secondary schools (166,860 people), Construction (116,538 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,396 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (52,611 people).

The most specialized majors at Centralia College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Transportation (20 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (249 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Centralia College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 249 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Centralia College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 249 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

244
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
311
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College, which is 0.785 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (311).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.5 times less than the 166 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 166 degrees were awarded to men at Centralia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2 times more than the 83 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Centralia College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    385 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Centralia College is white (385 degrees awarded). There were 5.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (69 degrees).

6.13% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    233 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Centralia College is white female (233 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (152 degrees).

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Operations

Centralia College has an endowment valued at nearly $13.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−2.25%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Centralia College had a total salary expenditure of 38.6M. Centralia College employs 67 No academic ranks. Most academics at Centralia College are Female No academic rank (38), and Male No academic rank (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Centralia College are: Management, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, and Service with 26 employees.

Endowment

$13.1M
2022 Endowment
16.9%
decline from 2021

Centralia College has an endowment valued at about $13.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Centralia College declined 16.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $528k lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.7M
2022 Salaries
1.41%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Centralia College paid a median of $17.7M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($38.6M) and a 1.41% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.81M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2022, Centralia College paid a total of $4.81M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
67 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Centralia College was No academic rank with 67 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Centralia College were Management with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees, and Service with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Centralia College was Female No academic rank with 38 employees, and Male No academic rank with 29 employees.

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