Weatherford College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,270
6.86% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,352
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.07%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,445
29.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
22.6%
193 Graduates

About

Weatherford College is a higher education institution located in Parker County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Weatherford College were General Studies (397 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (157 degrees), and Radiographer (22 degrees).

In 2022, 1,036 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Weatherford College. 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (688 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (235 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Weatherford College is $3,270, which is $−4,842 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Weatherford College is $3,270, which is $−4,842 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,352.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending Weatherford College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,270
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Weatherford College was $3,270. The cost of tuition at Weatherford College is $−4,842 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,352
2022 Value
2.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Weatherford College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,352. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Weatherford College grew by 2.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,695
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Weatherford College was of $7,695 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Weatherford College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 52.3% 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.
2.07%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Weatherford College was 2.07%, which represents 14 out of the 676 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Weatherford College had a total enrollment of 5,445 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Weatherford College is 1,617 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,828. This means that 29.7% of students enrolled at Weatherford College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Weatherford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.1% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.7% Two or More Races, 2.48% Black or African American, 1.25% Asian, 0.845% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.202% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Weatherford College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.8%), followed by White Male (25.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Weatherford College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,445 students. The full-time enrollment at Weatherford College is 1,617 and the part-time enrollment is 3,828. This means that 29.7% of students enrolled at Weatherford College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2019 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 Weatherford College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Weatherford 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
    3,653 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,242 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    147 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Weatherford College is 67.1% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.7% Two or More Races, 2.48% Black or African American, 1.25% Asian, 0.845% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.202% 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 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, 137 students (2.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 408 more women than men received degrees from Weatherford College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Weatherford College is white (688 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (235 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Weatherford College is General Studies (397 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (157 degrees) and Radiographer (22 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Weatherford College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (397 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (74 degrees), and Health (430 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 Weatherford College are Registered nurses (1,418,449 people), Medical & health services managers (165,259 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (162,723 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,563 people), and Other managers (139,471 people).

The most specialized majors at Weatherford College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (397 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (74 degrees), Health (430 degrees), Protective Services (56 degrees), and Precision Production (7 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 Weatherford College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Weatherford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (397 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (74 degrees), Health (430 degrees), Protective Services (56 degrees), and Precision Production (7 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 Weatherford College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,552,192 people), Elementary & secondary schools (452,456 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,785 people), Outpatient care centers (270,956 people), and Offices of physicians (216,639 people).

The most specialized majors at Weatherford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (397 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (74 degrees), Health (430 degrees), Protective Services (56 degrees), and Precision Production (7 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 Weatherford College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 397 degrees awarded
  2. 157 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Weatherford College was General Studies with 397 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

314
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
722
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 314 degrees were awarded to men at Weatherford College, which is 0.435 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (722).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 138 degrees were awarded to men at Weatherford College in General Studies, which is 0.533 times less than the 259 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 259 degrees were awarded to men at Weatherford College in General Studies, which is 1.88 times more than the 138 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Weatherford College is Female and Asian (66.7% 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, 2.07% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    688 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    235 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Weatherford College is white (688 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (235 degrees).

1.54% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    495 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    193 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Weatherford College is white female (495 degrees awarded). There were 2.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (193 degrees).

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Operations

Weatherford College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 221k (2.08%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Weatherford College had a total salary expenditure of 59M. Weatherford College employs 130 Instructors, 3 No academic ranks. Most academics at Weatherford College are Female Instructor (87), Male Instructor (43), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Weatherford College are: Management, with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, and Service with 17 employees.

Endowment

$10.6M
2022 Endowment
13.3%
decline from 2021

Weatherford College has an endowment valued at about $10.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Weatherford College declined 13.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.43M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.3M - Federal
  2. $414k - State
  3. $3.52M - Local

As of 2022, Weatherford College received $6.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $414k from state grants and contracts, and $3.52M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.4M
2022 Salaries
0.229%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Weatherford College paid a median of $22.4M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($59M) and a 0.229% 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

$8.99M
Instructional Salaries
133
Number of Employees

In 2022, Weatherford College paid a total of $8.99M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% 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
130 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Weatherford College were Instructor with 130 employees, and No academic rank with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Weatherford College were Management with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees, and Service with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Weatherford College was Female Instructor with 87 employees, Male Instructor with 43 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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