Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,356
12.9% growth from 2017
2019 Default Rate
2.84%
on Student Loans
2018 Enrolled Students
411
55% Full-Time

About

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is a higher education institution located in Linn County, IA. In 2018, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids were Registered Nursing (42 degrees awarded), General Business (6 degrees), and Computer Support Specialist (2 degrees).

In 2018, 167 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids. 77.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (133 degrees), 14.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is $13,356, which is $1,392 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is $13,356

In 2018, 81% of undergraduate students attending Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,356
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids was $13,356.

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of 6.58% with respect to 2017, when 76% 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.
2.84%
2019 Default Rate
590
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids was 2.84%, which represents 590 out of the 20778 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids had a total enrollment of 411 students in 2018. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is 226 students and the part-time enrollment is 185. This means that 55% of students enrolled at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.9% White, 7.79% Black or African American, 2.92% Hispanic or Latino, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.973% Asian, and 0.487% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (60.7%), followed by White Male (12%) and Black or African American Female (4.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (5.71%) and White Male (5.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids in 2018, both undergraduate and graduate, is 411 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is 226 and the part-time enrollment is 185. This means that 55% of students enrolled at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
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 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    279 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    32 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is 67.9% White, 7.79% Black or African American, 2.92% Hispanic or Latino, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.973% Asian, and 0.487% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 93 more women than men received degrees from Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is white (133 degrees awarded). There were 14.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is Registered Nursing (42 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (6 degrees) and Computer Support Specialist (2 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Health (97 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids 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 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids in 2018 are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Health (97 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Business (33 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 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Health (97 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Business (33 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 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids 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 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees awarded), Health (97 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Business (33 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 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids.
Most Common (2017)
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids was Registered Nursing with 25 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

37
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
130
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids, which is 0.285 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (130).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids in Registered Nursing, which is 0.208 times less than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids in Registered Nursing, which is 4.8 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is Male and White (60% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    133 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is white (133 degrees awarded). There were 14.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

8.38% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Female
    106 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids is white female (106 degrees awarded). There were 3.93 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (27 degrees).

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Operations

Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids employs 6 No academic ranks. Most academics at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are Female No academic rank (6), and Male No academic rank (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.05M
2018 Salaries
17.8%
decline from 2017

In 2018, Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids paid a median of $2.05M in salaries, a 17.8% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$389k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2018, Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids paid a total of $389k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 19% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2018, the most common positions for instructional staff at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids was No academic rank with 6 employees.

In 2018, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees, Management with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2018)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2018, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids was Female No academic rank with 6 employees, and Male No academic rank with 0 employees.

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