College of the Canyons (111461)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$6,185
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.79%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
18,075
26.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
43%
650 Graduates

About

College of the Canyons (111461) is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at College of the Canyons (111461) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,635 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (14 degrees), and Paralegal (13 degrees).

In 2022, 5,535 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Canyons (111461). 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,559 degrees), 1.57 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1,631 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Canyons (111461) is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at College of the Canyons (111461) is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,185.

In 2022, 58% of undergraduate students attending College of the Canyons (111461) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at College of the Canyons (111461) was $1,104. The cost of tuition at College of the Canyons (111461) is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,185
2022 Value
3.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 College of the Canyons (111461) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,185. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of College of the Canyons (111461) grew by 3.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,523
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Canyons (111461) was of $17,523 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.69% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at College of the Canyons (111461) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 38.1% with respect to 2021, 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.
1.79%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Canyons (111461) was 1.79%, which represents 6 out of the 335 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

College of the Canyons (111461) had a total enrollment of 18,075 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at College of the Canyons (111461) is 4,802 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,273. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at College of the Canyons (111461) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Canyons (111461), both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.6% Hispanic or Latino, 26.3% White, 10.2% Asian, 5.58% Black or African American, 3.55% Two or More Races, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at College of the Canyons (111461) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.9%) and White Male (13.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Canyons (111461) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,075 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Canyons (111461) is 4,802 and the part-time enrollment is 13,273. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at College of the Canyons (111461) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 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 College of the Canyons (111461) was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), College of the Canyons (111461) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    9,154 enrolled students
  2. White
    4,753 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,846 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at College of the Canyons (111461) is 50.6% Hispanic or Latino, 26.3% White, 10.2% Asian, 5.58% Black or African American, 3.55% Two or More Races, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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.

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, 489 students (2.71%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,257 more women than men received degrees from College of the Canyons (111461). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of the Canyons (111461) is hispanic or latino (2,559 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1631 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at College of the Canyons (111461) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,635 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (14 degrees) and Paralegal (13 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Canyons (111461), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (479 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (724 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,711 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Canyons (111461) are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (329,116 people), Other managers (282,238 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (214,435 people), Postsecondary teachers (151,961 people), and Chief executives & legislators (127,810 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons (111461) in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (479 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (724 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,711 degrees), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Math & Statistics (98 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 College of the Canyons (111461) are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons (111461) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (479 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (724 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,711 degrees), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Math & Statistics (98 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 College of the Canyons (111461) are Elementary & secondary schools (508,293 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (335,240 people), Legal services (265,723 people), Computer Systems Design (253,678 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (199,336 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Canyons (111461) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (479 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (724 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,711 degrees), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Math & Statistics (98 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 College of the Canyons (111461).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 526 degrees awarded
  2. 402 degrees awarded
  3. 330 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at College of the Canyons (111461) was General Social Sciences with 526 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,139
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,396
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,139 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons (111461), which is 0.63 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,396).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 587 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons (111461) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.548 times less than the 1072 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1072 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Canyons (111461) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.83 times more than the 587 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from College of the Canyons (111461) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at College of the Canyons (111461) is Male and Two or More Races (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.

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, 1.54% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,559 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,631 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    784 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Canyons (111461) is hispanic or latino (2,559 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1631 degrees).

0.939% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,636 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    978 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    923 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of the Canyons (111461) is hispanic or latino female (1,636 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (978 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Canyons (111461) has an endowment valued at nearly $2.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−NaN5%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, College of the Canyons (111461) had a total salary expenditure of 212M. College of the Canyons (111461) employs 217 Instructors. Most academics at College of the Canyons (111461) are Female Instructor (126), and Male Instructor (91).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Canyons (111461) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 80 employees, Management, with 66 employees, and Service with 51 employees.

Endowment

$2.5M
2022 Endowment
15%
decline from 2021

College of the Canyons (111461) has an endowment valued at about $2.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Canyons (111461) declined 15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.71M 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 Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $16.3M - Federal
  2. $69.2M - State
  3. $1.04M - Local

As of 2022, College of the Canyons (111461) received $16.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $69.2M from state grants and contracts, and $1.04M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$92M
2022 Salaries
4.59%
growth from 2021

In 2022, College of the Canyons (111461) paid a median of $92M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($212M) and a 4.59% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$26.2M
Instructional Salaries
217
Number of Employees

In 2022, College of the Canyons (111461) paid a total of $26.2M to 217 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% 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
217 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Canyons (111461) was Instructor with 217 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Canyons (111461) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 80 employees, Management with 66 employees, and Service with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Canyons (111461) was Female Instructor with 126 employees, and Male Instructor with 91 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at College of the Canyons (111461).

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