Canada College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,288
2022 Average Net Price
$4,420
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,388
13.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.5%
127 Graduates

About

Canada College is a higher education institution located in San Mateo County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Canada College were General Psychology (66 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (61 degrees), and General Economics (43 degrees).

In 2022, 621 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Canada College. 65.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (355 degrees), 2.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Canada College is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Canada College is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,420.

In 2022, 45% of undergraduate students attending Canada College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,288
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Canada College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Canada College is $−6,824 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$4,420
2022 Value
25.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Canada College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,420. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Canada College grew by 25.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$20,858
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Canada College was of $20,858 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.37% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

45% of undergraduate students at Canada College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.27% with respect to 2021, when 44% 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.
6%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Canada College was 6%, which represents 3 out of the 50 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

Canada College had a total enrollment of 5,388 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Canada College is 747 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,641. This means that 13.9% of students enrolled at Canada College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Canada College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.2% Hispanic or Latino, 23.8% White, 16.3% Asian, 5.62% Two or More Races, 2.43% Black or African American, 1.54% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0742% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Canada College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (26.4%) and White Male (11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

13.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Canada College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,388 students. The full-time enrollment at Canada College is 747 and the part-time enrollment is 4,641. This means that 13.9% of students enrolled at Canada College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Canada College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Canada College 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
    2,330 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,284 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    877 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Canada College is 43.2% Hispanic or Latino, 23.8% White, 16.3% Asian, 5.62% Two or More Races, 2.43% Black or African American, 1.54% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0742% 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, 213 students (3.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 197 more women than men received degrees from Canada College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Canada College is hispanic or latino (355 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (126 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Canada College is General Psychology (66 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (61 degrees) and General Economics (43 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Canada College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (48 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (86 degrees), and Communication Technologies (6 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Canada College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (360,714 people), Other managers (324,469 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (269,120 people), Social workers, all other (156,668 people), and Postsecondary teachers (156,473 people).

The most specialized majors at Canada College in 2022 are Human Sciences (48 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (86 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Psychology (66 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 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 Canada College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Canada College are Human Sciences (48 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (86 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Psychology (66 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 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 Canada College are Elementary & secondary schools (716,984 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (408,979 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (341,381 people), Legal services (297,273 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (239,640 people).

The most specialized majors at Canada College are Human Sciences (48 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (86 degrees), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Psychology (66 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 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 Canada College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 91 degrees awarded
  2. 81 degrees awarded
  3. 70 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Canada College was General Psychology with 91 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

212
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
409
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 212 degrees were awarded to men at Canada College, which is 0.518 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (409).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Canada College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.39 times more than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Canada College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.66 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Canada College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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 Canada College 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, 4.72% of graduates (6 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
    355 degrees awarded
  2. White
    126 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Canada College is hispanic or latino (355 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (126 degrees).

3.7% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    245 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    110 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Canada College is hispanic or latino female (245 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (110 degrees).

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Operations

Canada College employs 83 Instructors. Most academics at Canada College are Female Instructor (51), and Male Instructor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Canada College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$28.3M
2022 Salaries
21.9%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Canada College paid a median of $28.3M in salaries, a 21.9% 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

$9.9M
Instructional Salaries
83
Number of Employees

In 2022, Canada College paid a total of $9.9M to 83 employees working as instructors, which represents 35% 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
83 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Canada College was Instructor with 83 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Canada College were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees, Management with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 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 Canada College was Female Instructor with 51 employees, and Male Instructor with 32 employees.

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

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