Kishwaukee College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,410
2.08% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,324
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.2%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,626
36.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.3%
179 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 897 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kishwaukee College. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (611 degrees), 3.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kishwaukee College is $4,410, which is $−3,570 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kishwaukee College is $4,410, which is $−3,570 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,324.

In 2020, 62% of undergraduate students attending Kishwaukee College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,410
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Kishwaukee College was $4,410. The cost of tuition at Kishwaukee College is $−3,570 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,324
2020 Value
29.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Kishwaukee College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,324. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Kishwaukee College grew by 29.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,040
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kishwaukee College was of $6,040 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 4.57% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Kishwaukee College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 47.6% with respect to 2019, when 42% 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.
12.2%
2018 Default Rate
54
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Kishwaukee College was 12.2%, which represents 54 out of the 444 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

Kishwaukee College has a total enrollment of 2,626 students. The full-time enrollment at Kishwaukee College is 970 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,656. This means that 36.9% of students enrolled at Kishwaukee College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kishwaukee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.1% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Black or African American, 4.19% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.685% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0762% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kishwaukee College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.2%), followed by White Male (28.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%). 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

36.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kishwaukee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,626 students. The full-time enrollment at Kishwaukee College is 970 and the part-time enrollment is 1,656. This means that 36.9% of students enrolled at Kishwaukee College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates 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 Kishwaukee College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Kishwaukee College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,553
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    575
  3. Black or African American
    295

The enrolled student population at Kishwaukee College is 59.1% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Black or African American, 4.19% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.685% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0762% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 33 students (1.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 253 more women than men received degrees from Kishwaukee College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kishwaukee College is white (611 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kishwaukee College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (173 degrees awarded), Agriculture (46 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (373 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 Kishwaukee College are Registered nurses (1,330,359 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (162,362 people), Medical & health services managers (159,402 people), Physicians (144,213 people), and Pharmacists (139,031 people).

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (173 degrees awarded), Agriculture (46 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (373 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (26 degrees), and Health (199 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 Kishwaukee College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (173 degrees awarded), Agriculture (46 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (373 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (26 degrees), and Health (199 degrees).

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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 Kishwaukee College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,526,771 people), Elementary & secondary schools (407,316 people), Outpatient care centers (231,927 people), Offices of physicians (210,710 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (210,337 people).

The most specialized majors at Kishwaukee College are Interdisciplinary Studies (173 degrees awarded), Agriculture (46 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (373 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (26 degrees), and Health (199 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 Kishwaukee College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kishwaukee College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

322
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
575
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 322 degrees were awarded to men at Kishwaukee College, which is 0.56 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (575).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Kishwaukee College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.504 times less than the 248 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 248 degrees were awarded to women at Kishwaukee College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.98 times more than the 125 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 18% of students graduating from Kishwaukee College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kishwaukee College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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, 1.68% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    611 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kishwaukee College is white (611 degrees awarded). There were 3.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

1.56% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    387 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    224 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kishwaukee College is white female (387 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (224 degrees).

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Operations

Kishwaukee College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $245k (7.77%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Kishwaukee College had a total salary expenditure of $48.4M. Kishwaukee College employs 56 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Kishwaukee College are Female No academic ranks (29), Male No academic ranks(27), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kishwaukee College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, Service, with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.15M
2020 Endowment
5.08%
growth from 2019

Kishwaukee College has an endowment valued at about $3.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Kishwaukee College grew 5.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.27M lower than 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. $1.19M - Federal
  2. $988k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Kishwaukee College received $1.19M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $988k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.1M
2020 Salaries
2.29%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Kishwaukee College paid a median of $15.1M in salaries, which represents 31.2% of their overall expenditure ($48.4M) and a 2.29% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.06% growth from 2018 and a 2.41% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.66M
Instructional Salaries
56
Number of Employees

In 2020, Kishwaukee College paid a total of $3.66M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kishwaukee College were No academic rank with 56 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kishwaukee College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees; Service with 27 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kishwaukee College was Female No academic rank with 29 employees, and Male No academic rank with 27 employees.

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

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