Williston State College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,140
4.89% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,149
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.31%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
924
55.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.1%
94 Graduates

About

Williston State College is a higher education institution located in Williams County, ND. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Williston State College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (162 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (29 degrees), and Registered Nursing (28 degrees).

In 2022, 355 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Williston State College. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (237 degrees), 5.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Williston State College is $4,140, which is $−3,972 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Williston State College is $4,140, which is $−3,972 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,149.

In 2022, 60% of undergraduate students attending Williston State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,140
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Williston State College was $4,140. The cost of tuition at Williston State College is $−3,972 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,149
2022 Value
3.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Williston State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,149. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Williston State College grew by 3.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,676
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Williston State College was of $9,676 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.519% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Williston State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.23% with respect to 2021, when 62% 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.
5.31%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Williston State College was 5.31%, which represents 11 out of the 207 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

Williston State College had a total enrollment of 924 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Williston State College is 514 students and the part-time enrollment is 410. This means that 55.6% of students enrolled at Williston State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Williston State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.9% White, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.71% Two or More Races, 4.22% Black or African American, 2.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.866% Asian.

Students enrolled at Williston State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Williston State College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 924 students. The full-time enrollment at Williston State College is 514 and the part-time enrollment is 410. This means that 55.6% of students enrolled at Williston State College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 Williston State College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Williston State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    609 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    93 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    62 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Williston State College is 65.9% White, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.71% Two or More Races, 4.22% Black or African American, 2.38% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.866% 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.

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, 27 students (2.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 107 more women than men received degrees from Williston State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Williston State College is white (237 degrees awarded). There were 5.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (43 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Williston State College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (162 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (29 degrees) and Registered Nursing (28 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Williston State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (21 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (162 degrees).

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 Williston State College are Registered nurses (1,494,948 people), Accountants & auditors (1,043,647 people), Other managers (761,996 people), Financial managers (499,248 people), and Chief executives & legislators (393,364 people).

The most specialized majors at Williston State College in 2022 are Precision Production (21 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (162 degrees), Health (80 degrees), and Business (37 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 Williston State College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Williston State College are Precision Production (21 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (162 degrees), Health (80 degrees), and Business (37 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Williston State College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,851,152 people), Elementary & secondary schools (832,477 people), Computer Systems Design (534,569 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (505,779 people), and Banking & related activities (491,807 people).

The most specialized majors at Williston State College are Precision Production (21 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (162 degrees), Health (80 degrees), and Business (37 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 Williston State College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 162 degrees awarded
  2. 29 degrees awarded
  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Williston State College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 162 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

124
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
231
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Williston State College, which is 0.537 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (231).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Williston State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.385 times less than the 117 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Williston State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.6 times more than the 45 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Williston State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Williston State College is Female and Asian (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, 1.06% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    237 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Williston State College is white (237 degrees awarded). There were 5.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (43 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    159 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Williston State College is white female (159 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (78 degrees).

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Operations

Williston State College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.92k (0.0131%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Williston State College had a total salary expenditure of 20.5M. Williston State College employs 13 Associate professors, 8 Instructors and 8 Assistant professors. Most academics at Williston State College are Female Associate professor (7), Male Associate professor (6), and Male Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Williston State College are: Management, with 15 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Service with 10 employees.

Endowment

$22.4M
2022 Endowment
9.61%
decline from 2021

Williston State College has an endowment valued at about $22.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Williston State College declined 9.61% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.2M higher 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.51M
2022 Salaries
2.61%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Williston State College paid a median of $6.51M in salaries, which represents 31.7% of their overall expenditure ($20.5M) and a 2.61% 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

$2.11M
Instructional Salaries
32
Number of Employees

In 2022, Williston State College paid a total of $2.11M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Williston State College were Associate professor with 13 employees, Instructor with 8 employees, and Assistant professor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Williston State College were Management with 15 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees, and Service with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Williston State College was Female Associate professor with 7 employees, Male Associate professor with 6 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Williston State College.

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