Northwest State Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,256
2.9% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,687
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.24%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,736
14.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
35.1%
53 Graduates

About

Northwest State Community College is a higher education institution located in Henry County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwest State Community College were .

In 2020, 327 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest State Community College. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (265 degrees), 9.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest State Community College is $4,256, which is $−3,724 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest State Community College is $4,256, which is $−3,724 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,687.

In 2020, 31% of undergraduate students attending Northwest State Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,256
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Northwest State Community College was $4,256. The cost of tuition at Northwest State Community College is $−3,724 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$10,687
2020 Value
26.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Northwest State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,687. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Northwest State Community College grew by 26.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,840
Room and Board
$2,110
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest State Community College was of $6,840 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,110. The cost of room and board increased by 2.83% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.0474% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
20%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Northwest State Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 6.06% with respect to 2019, when 33% 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.
8.24%
2018 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest State Community College was 8.24%, which represents 36 out of the 437 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

Northwest State Community College has a total enrollment of 3,736 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest State Community College is 555 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,181. This means that 14.9% of students enrolled at Northwest State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.6% White, 7.6% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Black or African American, 1.2% Two or More Races, 0.455% Asian, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0268% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwest State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.4%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.41%). 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

14.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,736 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest State Community College is 555 and the part-time enrollment is 3,181. This means that 14.9% of students enrolled at Northwest State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
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 Northwest State Community College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Northwest State Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,001
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    284
  3. Black or African American
    46

The enrolled student population at Northwest State Community College is 53.6% White, 7.6% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Black or African American, 1.2% Two or More Races, 0.455% Asian, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0268% 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.

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Graduates

In 2020, 39 more women than men received degrees from Northwest State Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwest State Community College is white (265 degrees awarded). There were 9.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (74 degrees awarded), Precision Production (10 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (14 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 Northwest State Community College are Registered nurses (1,311,460 people), Software developers (464,335 people), Other managers (192,700 people), Social workers, all other (163,927 people), and Medical & health services managers (161,624 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Engineering Technologies (74 degrees awarded), Precision Production (10 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Health (103 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (20 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Engineering Technologies (74 degrees awarded), Precision Production (10 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Health (103 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (20 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 Northwest State Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,518,956 people), Computer Systems Design (546,627 people), Elementary & secondary schools (323,265 people), Outpatient care centers (254,996 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (225,417 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest State Community College are Engineering Technologies (74 degrees awarded), Precision Production (10 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Health (103 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (20 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 Northwest State Community 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 Northwest State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

144
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
183
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest State Community College, which is 0.787 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (183).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest State Community College in Mechanical Engineering Technology, which is 4 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 49 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest State Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 12.3 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 19% of students graduating from Northwest State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwest State Community College is Male and Black or African American (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, 5.66% 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
    265 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest State Community College is white (265 degrees awarded). There were 9.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (29 degrees).

5.81% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    138 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northwest State Community College is white female (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (127 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $168k (12.9%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Northwest State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $29.7M. Northwest State Community College employs 36 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Northwest State Community College are Female No academic ranks (22), Male No academic ranks(14), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 24 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.3M
2020 Endowment
10.1%
growth from 2019

Northwest State Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest State Community College grew 10.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.12M 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: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.29M - Federal
  2. $170k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Northwest State Community College received $1.29M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $170k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.74M
2020 Salaries
2.3%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Northwest State Community College paid a median of $9.74M in salaries, which represents 32.7% of their overall expenditure ($29.7M) and a 2.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.05% growth from 2018 and a 7.98% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.16M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2020, Northwest State Community College paid a total of $2.16M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.2% 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
36 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
24 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest State Community College were No academic rank with 36 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest State Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 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 Northwest State Community College was Female No academic rank with 22 employees, and Male No academic rank with 14 employees.

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