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Crowley's Ridge College

Quick Stats
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$12,250

Average Salary in 10 Years

$29,600
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Crowley's Ridge College

Crowley's Ridge College is located in Paragould, Arkansas. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers undergrad programs. It has 214 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Education, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. 24% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $24,200.

About
🗺 100 College Drive
Paragould, Arkansas 72450
🌐 www.crc.edu/
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

24%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

13%

Women Graduation Rate

39%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Can you afford to attend Crowley's Ridge College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$13,581
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$12,250
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$19,100
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$19,100
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$21,258
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$226
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Crowley's Ridge College would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

1%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Crowley's Ridge College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

66%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education
Crowley's Ridge College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $19,100
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $19,100
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Crowley's Ridge College?

Crowley's Ridge College students, on average, make $29,600 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Crowley's Ridge College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Crowley's Ridge College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

5.2%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Crowley's Ridge College.

Median Earnings of Students from Crowley's Ridge College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Crowley's Ridge College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Crowley's Ridge College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Crowley's Ridge College.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Crowley's Ridge College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.6x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Crowley's Ridge College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Crowley's Ridge College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

1.4x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Crowley's Ridge College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Crowley's Ridge College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

10
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$74,775
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Crowley's Ridge College?

No
Highest degree: Bachelor's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

214

Total Students

214
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

3%

Students over 25

6%

Student Median Household Income

$43,531
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

49%
of undergraduates

Men

51%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

About the Same

Crowley's Ridge College around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 104 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 96 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Crowley's Ridge College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Crowley's Ridge College study?

Crowley's Ridge College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Crowley's Ridge College are:

  1. Education
  2. Philosophy and Religious Studies
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  5. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Crowley's Ridge College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

68%

Students Who Transfer Out of Crowley's Ridge College

55%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Crowley's Ridge College has a retention rate of 68% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

16
7% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Crowley's Ridge College has around 16 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 7% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Crowley's Ridge College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Paragould, Arkansas
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

570
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

136
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Arkansas
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Arkansas tends to be More Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 34% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 61% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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