Gavilan College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$8,960
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
12.9%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,561
30.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
32.1%
176 Graduates

About

Gavilan College is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Gavilan College were General Health Services (105 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (88 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (58 degrees).

In 2022, 1,198 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Gavilan College. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (744 degrees), 3.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (244 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Gavilan College 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 Gavilan College 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 $8,960.

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

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Gavilan College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Gavilan College 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

$8,960
2022 Value
2.93%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Gavilan College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,960. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Gavilan College grew by 2.93%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,084
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Gavilan College was of $15,084 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 $1,971. 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 Gavilan 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.
12.9%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Gavilan College was 12.9%, which represents 16 out of the 124 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

Gavilan College had a total enrollment of 4,561 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Gavilan College is 1,399 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,162. This means that 30.7% of students enrolled at Gavilan College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Gavilan College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.5% Hispanic or Latino, 21.6% White, 7.65% Asian, 4.03% Two or More Races, 2.32% Black or African American, 0.329% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.175% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Gavilan College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (29.4%) and White Male (9.36%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Gavilan College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,561 students. The full-time enrollment at Gavilan College is 1,399 and the part-time enrollment is 3,162. This means that 30.7% of students enrolled at Gavilan College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
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 Gavilan College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Gavilan 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
    2,806 enrolled students
  2. White
    986 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    349 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Gavilan College is 61.5% Hispanic or Latino, 21.6% White, 7.65% Asian, 4.03% Two or More Races, 2.32% Black or African American, 0.329% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.175% 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, 105 students (2.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 300 more women than men received degrees from Gavilan College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Gavilan College is hispanic or latino (744 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (244 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Gavilan College is General Health Services (105 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (88 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (58 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Gavilan College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (437 degrees), and Protective Services (113 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 Gavilan College are Police officers (133,981 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (106,786 people), Other managers (86,865 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (55,603 people), and Secondary school teachers (46,008 people).

The most specialized majors at Gavilan College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (437 degrees), Protective Services (113 degrees), Language & Linguistics (23 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (39 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 Gavilan College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Gavilan College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (437 degrees), Protective Services (113 degrees), Language & Linguistics (23 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (39 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 Gavilan College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,047 people), Elementary & secondary schools (237,035 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (103,459 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (69,173 people), and Legal services (61,290 people).

The most specialized majors at Gavilan College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (437 degrees), Protective Services (113 degrees), Language & Linguistics (23 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (39 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 Gavilan College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 105 degrees awarded
  2. 88 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Gavilan College was General Health Services with 105 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

449
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
749
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 449 degrees were awarded to men at Gavilan College, which is 0.599 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (749).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 139 degrees were awarded to men at Gavilan College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.468 times less than the 297 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 297 degrees were awarded to men at Gavilan College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.14 times more than the 139 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Gavilan College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Gavilan College is Female and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    744 degrees awarded
  2. White
    244 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Gavilan College is hispanic or latino (744 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (244 degrees).

2.67% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    500 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    244 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Gavilan College is hispanic or latino female (500 degrees awarded). There were 2.05 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (244 degrees).

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Operations

Gavilan College employs 71 Instructors. Most academics at Gavilan College are Female Instructor (40), and Male Instructor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gavilan College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 17 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$26.1M
2022 Salaries
0.341%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Gavilan College paid a median of $26.1M in salaries, a 0.341% 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

$7.76M
Instructional Salaries
71
Number of Employees

In 2022, Gavilan College paid a total of $7.76M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.7% 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
71 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Gavilan College was Instructor with 71 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gavilan College were Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees, and Management with 14 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 Gavilan College was Female Instructor with 40 employees, and Male Instructor with 31 employees.

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

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