Walnut Hill College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,650
2022 Average Net Price
$30,766
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
7.69%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
100%
133 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
168
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
86.5%
45 Graduates

About

Walnut Hill College is a higher education institution located in Philadelphia County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Walnut Hill College were Culinary Arts & Chef Training (38 degrees awarded), Baking & Pastry Arts (32 degrees), and General Hospitality Management (6 degrees).

In 2022, 122 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Walnut Hill College. 67.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (58 degrees), 1.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Walnut Hill College is $19,650, which is $4,709 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Walnut Hill College is $19,650, which is $4,709 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,766.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Walnut Hill College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,650
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Walnut Hill College was $19,650. The cost of tuition at Walnut Hill College is $4,709 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$30,766
2022 Value
0.44%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Walnut Hill College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,766. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Walnut Hill College grew by 0.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,852
Room and Board
$1,650
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Walnut Hill College was of $10,852 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 $1,650. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.77% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Walnut Hill College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.1% with respect to 2021, when 82% 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.
7.69%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Walnut Hill College was 7.69%, which represents 11 out of the 143 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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Admissions

Walnut Hill College received 133 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 36.4% annual growth. Out of those 133 applicants, 133 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 168 students enrolled at Walnut Hill College in 2022.

Walnut Hill College has an overall enrollment yield of 54.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
133
Accepted Out of 133

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Walnut Hill College was 100% (133 admissions from 133 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 36.4%, while admissions declined by −19.4%..

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Enrollment

Walnut Hill College had a total enrollment of 168 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Walnut Hill College is 168 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Walnut Hill College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Walnut Hill College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44% White, 26.8% Black or African American, 10.1% Two or More Races, 8.93% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.76% Asian.

Students enrolled at Walnut Hill College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (22.6%), followed by White Female (21.4%) and Black or African American Female (15.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Walnut Hill College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 168 students. The full-time enrollment at Walnut Hill College is 168 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Walnut Hill College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

18%
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 Walnut Hill College was 18%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Walnut Hill 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
    74 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    45 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    17 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Walnut Hill College is 44% White, 26.8% Black or African American, 10.1% Two or More Races, 8.93% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.76% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 42 more women than men received degrees from Walnut Hill College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Walnut Hill College is white (58 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (35 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Walnut Hill College is Culinary Arts & Chef Training (38 degrees awarded), followed by Baking & Pastry Arts (32 degrees) and General Hospitality Management (6 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Walnut Hill College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (108 degrees awarded) and Business (14 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 Walnut Hill College are Accountants & auditors (1,008,891 people), Other managers (650,118 people), Financial managers (473,591 people), Chief executives & legislators (355,441 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (242,073 people).

The most specialized majors at Walnut Hill College in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (108 degrees awarded) and Business (14 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 Walnut Hill College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Walnut Hill College are Personal & Culinary Services (108 degrees awarded) and Business (14 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 Walnut Hill College are Computer Systems Design (472,187 people), Banking & related activities (459,740 people), Elementary & secondary schools (440,430 people), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (399,623 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (394,656 people).

The most specialized majors at Walnut Hill College are Personal & Culinary Services (108 degrees awarded) and Business (14 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 Walnut Hill College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 38 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Walnut Hill College was Culinary Arts & Chef Training with 38 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

40
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
82
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Walnut Hill College, which is 0.488 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (82).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Walnut Hill College in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.07 times more than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Walnut Hill College in Baking & Pastry Arts, which is 15 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Walnut Hill College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    58 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Walnut Hill College is white (58 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (35 degrees).

1.64% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    37 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    25 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Walnut Hill College is white female (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (25 degrees).

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Operations

Walnut Hill College employs 12 Instructors. Most academics at Walnut Hill College are Male Instructor (7), and Female Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walnut Hill College are: Service, with 10 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.17M
2022 Salaries
22.6%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Walnut Hill College paid a median of $3.17M in salaries, a 22.6% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$870k
Instructional Salaries
12
Number of Employees

In 2022, Walnut Hill College paid a total of $870k to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
12 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Walnut Hill College was Instructor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walnut Hill College were Service with 10 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Walnut Hill College was Male Instructor with 7 employees, and Female Instructor with 5 employees.

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

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