Salter College-West Boylston (167738)

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2018 Average Net Price
$21,589
After Financial Aid
2016 Default Rate
22.6%
on Student Loans
2018 Enrolled Students
32
93.8% Full-Time

About

Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is a higher education institution located in Worcester County, MA. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) were Medical Assistant (27 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Specialist (12 degrees), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (5 degrees).

In 2018, 57 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salter College-West Boylston (167738). 89.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (26 degrees), 1.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,589.

In 2018, 84% of undergraduate students attending Salter College-West Boylston (167738) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$21,589
2018 Value
10.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2018 Salter College-West Boylston (167738) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,589. Between 2017 and 2018, the average net price of Salter College-West Boylston (167738) grew by 10.3%.

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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

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of 6.33% with respect to 2017, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
22.6%
2016 Default Rate
342
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) was 22.6%, which represents 342 out of the 1511 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

Salter College-West Boylston (167738) had a total enrollment of 32 students in 2018. The full-time enrollment at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is 30 students and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 93.8% of students enrolled at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salter College-West Boylston (167738), both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.6% Hispanic or Latino, 37.5% White, 18.8% Black or African American, and 3.13% Asian.

Students enrolled at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (33.3%), followed by White Female (20%) and Black or African American Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) in 2018, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32 students. The full-time enrollment at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is 30 and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 93.8% of students enrolled at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Salter College-West Boylston (167738) was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Salter College-West Boylston (167738) 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
    13 enrolled students
  2. White
    12 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    6 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is 40.6% Hispanic or Latino, 37.5% White, 18.8% Black or African American, and 3.13% Asian. 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.

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Graduates

In 2018, 45 more women than men received degrees from Salter College-West Boylston (167738). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is hispanic or latino (26 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is Medical Assistant (27 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Specialist (12 degrees) and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (5 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Salter College-West Boylston (167738), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (51 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Business (1 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) 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 Salter College-West Boylston (167738) in 2018 are Health (51 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Business (1 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Salter College-West Boylston (167738) are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) are Health (51 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Business (1 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Salter College-West Boylston (167738) 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 Salter College-West Boylston (167738) are Health (51 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (5 degrees), and Business (1 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Salter College-West Boylston (167738).
Most Common (2018)
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) was Medical Assistant with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

6
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
51
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Salter College-West Boylston (167738), which is 0.118 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (51).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) in Medical Assistant, which is 0.0714 times less than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) in Medical Assistant, which is 14 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all 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 (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded
  2. White
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is hispanic or latino (26 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

14% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    24 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is hispanic or latino female (24 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (14 degrees).

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Operations

Salter College-West Boylston (167738) employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) are Female Instructor (1), and Male Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) is Management, with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.44M
2018 Salaries
34%
decline from 2017

In 2018, Salter College-West Boylston (167738) paid a median of $3.44M in salaries, a 34% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$64k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2018, Salter College-West Boylston (167738) paid a total of $64k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.86% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1 Employees

In 2018, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2018, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) was Management with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2018)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2018, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salter College-West Boylston (167738) was Female Instructor with 1 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Salter College-West Boylston (167738).

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