Northwest Suburban College

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2019 Average Net Price
$11,792
After Financial Aid
2018 Enrolled Students
44
100% Full-Time

About

Northwest Suburban College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2019, the most popular < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Northwest Suburban College were Medical Assistant (20 degrees awarded), Pharmacy Technician (11 degrees), and Dental Assisting (10 degrees).

In 2019, 41 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest Suburban College. 97.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 2.44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (24 degrees), 3.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (7 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,792.

In 2019, 47% of undergraduate students attending Northwest Suburban College received financial aid through grants.

Average Net Price

$11,792
2019 Value
15.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Northwest Suburban College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,792. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Northwest Suburban College grew by 15.1%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

47% of undergraduate students at Northwest Suburban College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 27% with respect to 2018, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Northwest Suburban College had a total enrollment of 44 students in 2018. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Suburban College is 44 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Northwest Suburban College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest Suburban College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.9% Asian, 11.4% Black or African American, 9.09% White, and 2.27% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Northwest Suburban College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (52.3%), followed by Asian Female (11.4%) and Black or African American Female (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest Suburban College in 2018, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Suburban College is 44 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2017 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 Suburban College was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Northwest Suburban College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    25 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    7 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    5 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northwest Suburban College is 56.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.9% Asian, 11.4% Black or African American, 9.09% White, and 2.27% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 39 more women than men received degrees from Northwest Suburban College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwest Suburban College is hispanic or latino (24 degrees awarded). There were 3.43 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (7 degrees).

The most common < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Northwest Suburban College is Medical Assistant (20 degrees awarded), followed by Pharmacy Technician (11 degrees) and Dental Assisting (10 degrees).

In 2019,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest Suburban College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (41 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Suburban College 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 Northwest Suburban College in 2019 are Health (41 degrees awarded) (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 Northwest Suburban College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Northwest Suburban College are Health (41 degrees awarded) (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 Northwest Suburban College 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 Northwest Suburban College are Health (41 degrees awarded) (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 Northwest Suburban College.
Most Common (2019)
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common < 1 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Northwest Suburban College was Medical Assistant with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
40
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Suburban College, which is 0.025 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (40).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Suburban College in Pharmacy Technician, which is 0.1 times less than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest Suburban College in Medical Assistant. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Northwest Suburban College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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 (2019)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    7 degrees awarded
  3. White
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest Suburban College is hispanic or latino (24 degrees awarded). There were 3.43 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (7 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2019)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    23 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northwest Suburban College is hispanic or latino female (23 degrees awarded). There were 3.29 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest Suburban College employs 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northwest Suburban College are Female Assistant professor (1), and Male Assistant professor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Suburban College are: Management, with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 1 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $89.8k - Federal
  2. $4.72k - State
  3. $9.56k - Local

As of 2018, Northwest Suburban College received $89.8k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.72k from state grants and contracts, and $9.56k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$478k
2018 Salaries
15%
growth from 2017

In 2018, Northwest Suburban College paid a median of $478k in salaries, a 15% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$51.5k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2017, Northwest Suburban College paid a total of $51.5k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest Suburban College was Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Suburban College were Management with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest Suburban College was Female Assistant professor with 1 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 0 employees.

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

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