Prescott College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,960
2.98% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$25,317
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.28%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
98.4%
185 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
969
49.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
55.3%
26 Graduates

About

Prescott College is a higher education institution located in Yavapai County, AZ. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Prescott College were Community Organization & Advocacy (35 degrees awarded), Mental Health Counseling (35 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (20 degrees).

In 2022, 352 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Prescott College. 74.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (237 degrees), 13.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Prescott College is $33,960, which is $9,964 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Prescott College is $33,960, which is $9,964 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,317.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Prescott College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,960
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Prescott College was $33,960. The cost of tuition at Prescott College is $9,964 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$25,317
2022 Value
48.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Prescott College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,317. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Prescott College grew by 48.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,200
Room and Board
$366
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Prescott College was of $9,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.49% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $366. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Prescott College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.08% with respect to 2021, when 93% 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.
1.28%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Prescott College was 1.28%, which represents 3 out of the 234 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Prescott College received 185 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 25.9% annual growth. Out of those 185 applicants, 182 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.4% acceptance rate.

There were 969 students enrolled at Prescott College in 2022.

Prescott College has an overall enrollment yield of 18.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
182
Accepted Out of 185

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Prescott College was 98.4% (182 admissions from 185 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 99.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 25.9%, while admissions grew by 24.7%..

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Enrollment

Prescott College had a total enrollment of 969 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Prescott College is 479 students and the part-time enrollment is 490. This means that 49.4% of students enrolled at Prescott College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Prescott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.1% White, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Black or African American, 2.58% Asian, 1.03% Two or More Races, 0.929% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Prescott College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (29.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.6%), followed by White Male (11.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Prescott College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 969 students. The full-time enrollment at Prescott College is 479 and the part-time enrollment is 490. This means that 49.4% of students enrolled at Prescott College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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 Prescott College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Prescott 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
    650 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    48 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    38 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Prescott College is 67.1% White, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Black or African American, 2.58% Asian, 1.03% Two or More Races, 0.929% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.31% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 182 students (18.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 174 more women than men received degrees from Prescott College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Prescott College is white (237 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Prescott College is Community Organization & Advocacy (35 degrees awarded), followed by Mental Health Counseling (35 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Prescott College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (45 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Prescott College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,696,196 people), Secondary school teachers (491,302 people), Education administrators (314,650 people), Social workers, all other (273,105 people), and Other managers (237,604 people).

The most specialized majors at Prescott College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (45 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Education (72 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 Prescott College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Prescott College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (45 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Education (72 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 Prescott College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,147,233 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (438,853 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (438,360 people), Outpatient care centers (286,598 people), and Individual & family services (275,188 people).

The most specialized majors at Prescott College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (45 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Education (72 degrees), and Psychology (27 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 Prescott College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 35 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Prescott College was Community Organization & Advocacy with 35 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

89
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Prescott College, which is 0.338 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Prescott College in Outdoor Education, which is 1.27 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Prescott College in Mental Health Counseling, which is 6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Prescott College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Prescott College is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 3.85% 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
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Prescott College is white (237 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

17.6% of degree recipients (62 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    165 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    72 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Prescott College is white female (165 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (72 degrees).

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Operations

Prescott College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.16M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−14%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Prescott College had a total salary expenditure of 18.7M. Prescott College employs 31 Assistant professors, 27 Associate professors and 1 Instructors. Most academics at Prescott College are Female Assistant professor (22), Female Associate professor (16), and Male Associate professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Prescott College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 29 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Sales and related with 8 employees.

Endowment

$2.16M
2022 Endowment
10.9%
decline from 2021

Prescott College has an endowment valued at about $2.16M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Prescott College declined 10.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.1M
2022 Salaries
2.02%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Prescott College paid a median of $10.1M in salaries, which represents 54.1% of their overall expenditure ($18.7M) and a 2.02% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.97M
Instructional Salaries
59
Number of Employees

In 2022, Prescott College paid a total of $2.97M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Prescott College were Assistant professor with 31 employees, Associate professor with 27 employees, and Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Prescott College were Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees, Management with 25 employees, and Sales and related with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Prescott College was Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, Female Associate professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 11 employees.

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