Northern Marianas College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,078
2022 Average Net Price
$2,488
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
1,297
73.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
25%
15 Graduates

About

Northern Marianas College is a higher education institution located in Saipan Municipality, MP. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Northern Marianas College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (108 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (29 degrees).

In 2022, 383 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northern Marianas College. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (169 degrees), 1.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (148 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Marianas College is $3,078, which is $−8,886 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Northern Marianas College is $3,078, which is $−8,886 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,488.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Northern Marianas College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,078
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Northern Marianas College was $3,078. The cost of tuition at Northern Marianas College is $−8,886 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$2,488
2022 Value
19.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Northern Marianas College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,488. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Northern Marianas College grew by 19.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,480
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northern Marianas College was of $6,480 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

100% of undergraduate students at Northern Marianas College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 28.2% with respect to 2021, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Northern Marianas College had a total enrollment of 1,297 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Northern Marianas College is 953 students and the part-time enrollment is 344. This means that 73.5% of students enrolled at Northern Marianas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northern Marianas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.4% Asian, 36.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 8.71% Two or More Races, 1.54% Hispanic or Latino, 0.694% White, and 0.0771% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Northern Marianas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (25.7%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (24.7%) and Asian Male (19.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northern Marianas College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,297 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Marianas College is 953 and the part-time enrollment is 344. This means that 73.5% of students enrolled at Northern Marianas College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
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 Northern Marianas College was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Northern Marianas College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    576 enrolled students
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    473 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    113 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northern Marianas College is 44.4% Asian, 36.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 8.71% Two or More Races, 1.54% Hispanic or Latino, 0.694% White, and 0.0771% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 75 more women than men received degrees from Northern Marianas College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northern Marianas College is asian (169 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (148 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Northern Marianas College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (108 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (46 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northern Marianas College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (105 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (108 degrees), and Business (106 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,787,520 people), Registered nurses (1,528,382 people), Accountants & auditors (1,075,443 people), Other managers (846,239 people), and Secondary school teachers (529,766 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College in 2022 are Protective Services (105 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (108 degrees), Business (106 degrees), Education (19 degrees), and Health (41 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 Northern Marianas College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College are Protective Services (105 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (108 degrees), Business (106 degrees), Education (19 degrees), and Health (41 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 Northern Marianas College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,394,806 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,907,678 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (673,802 people), Computer Systems Design (576,860 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (549,791 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Marianas College are Protective Services (105 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (108 degrees), Business (106 degrees), Education (19 degrees), and Health (41 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 Northern Marianas College.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Northern Marianas College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 108 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

154
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
229
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Marianas College, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (229).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Marianas College in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 3.4 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Marianas College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 4.68 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 4% of students graduating from Northern Marianas College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Northern Marianas College is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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. Asian
    169 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    148 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northern Marianas College is asian (169 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (148 degrees).

1.31% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Female
    113 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northern Marianas College is asian female (113 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female (78 degrees).

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Operations

Northern Marianas College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.78M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−23.5%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Northern Marianas College had a total salary expenditure of 21M. Northern Marianas College employs 18 Assistant professors, 9 Instructors and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Northern Marianas College are Female Assistant professor (11), Male Assistant professor (7), and Female Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Marianas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 69 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees.

Endowment

$8.78M
2022 Endowment
19.1%
decline from 2021

Northern Marianas College has an endowment valued at about $8.78M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Northern Marianas College declined 19.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.89M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.34M
2022 Salaries
16.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Northern Marianas College paid a median of $9.34M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($21M) and a 16.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2022, Northern Marianas College paid a total of $1.6M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
69 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northern Marianas College were Assistant professor with 18 employees, Instructor with 9 employees, and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Marianas College were Office and Administrative Support with 69 employees, Management with 23 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northern Marianas College was Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Female Instructor with 5 employees.

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

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