Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,000

2.46% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,271

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

70.2%

14,683 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,436,506

38.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

23.6%

41,475 Graduates

About

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional were Liberal Arts & Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (14 degrees), and Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (0 degrees).

In 2017, 237,598 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (98,550 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75779 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is $3,000, which is $7,700 less than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,387, which is 198% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,685 less than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $3,000, which is $7,026 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,387, which is 198% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,685 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,271.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional was $7,387, which is 198% of the cost for in-state students, which was $3,740. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is $6,685 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $7,026 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$7,271

2017 Value

4.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,271. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional grew by 4.19%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,368

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional was of $8,368 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.68% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

17%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.33% with respect to 2016, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional received 14,683 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.27% annual decline. Out of those 14,683 applicants, 10,309 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,436,506 students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional in 2017, and 41% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional has an overall enrollment yield of 60.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

10,309

Accepted Out of 14,683

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional was 70.2% (10,309 admissions from 14,683 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 75.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -9.27%, while admissions declined by -15.6%.

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SAT Scores

41%

Submission Percentage

915

Scores Submitted

41% of enrolled first-time students at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional has a total enrollment of 1,436,506 students. The full-time enrollment at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is 548,687 students and the part-time enrollment is 887,819. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.8% White, 34.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11.9% Black or African American, 7.73% Asian, 3.38% Two or More Races, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.347% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (18.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.3%) and White Male (17.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,436,506 students. The full-time enrollment at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is 548,687 and the part-time enrollment is 887,819. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

2017 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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    513,940

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    497,050

  3. Black or African American

    171,484

The enrolled student population at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is 35.8% White, 34.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11.9% Black or African American, 7.73% Asian, 3.38% Two or More Races, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.347% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 48,087 students (3.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 41534 more women than men received degrees from Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional. The majority of degree recipients at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are white (98,550 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75779 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is Liberal Arts & Sciences (28 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (14 degrees) and Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (91,247 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15,852 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (10,060 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Elementary & middle school teachers (180,358 people), Police officers (123,762 people), Other managers (96,488 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (55,736 people), and Social workers, all other (49,497 people).

The most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Liberal Arts & Humanities (91,247 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15,852 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (10,060 degrees), Communication Technologies (1,409 degrees), and Human Sciences (4,788 degrees).

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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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Information security analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Liberal Arts & Humanities (91,247 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15,852 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (10,060 degrees), Communication Technologies (1,409 degrees), and Human Sciences (4,788 degrees).

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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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Elementary & secondary schools (315,950 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (312,738 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (141,025 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (103,531 people), and Computer Systems Design (66,641 people).

The most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Liberal Arts & Humanities (91,247 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15,852 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (10,060 degrees), Communication Technologies (1,409 degrees), and Human Sciences (4,788 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 98,032

  2. 139,566

In 2017, 98,032 degrees were awarded to men at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional, which is 0.702 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (139,566).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 23852 degrees were awarded to men at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.646 times less than the 36945 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 36945 degrees were awarded to women at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.55 times more than the 23852 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

24%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 10% of students graduating from Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (39.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is Female and Asian (39.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.05% of graduates (1267 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    98,550 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    75,779 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    22,324 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is white (98,550 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75779 degrees).

2.52% of degree recipients (5,994 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    56,273 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    46,433 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    42,277 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional is white female (56,273 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (46,433 degrees).

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Operations

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional has an endowment valued at nearly $4.17M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $64.1M (1.54k%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional had a total expenditure of $52.8M. Of that $52.8M, they spent $24.2M on salaries and $52.8M on benefits.

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional employs 10,399 Instructors, 3,860 Professors, and 3,189 Assistant professors. Most academics at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are Female Instructors (5,715), Male Instructors(4,684), and Female Professors (2,108).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional are: Office and Administrative Support, with 10575 employees, Management, with 5657 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5516 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.17M

2017 Endowment

3.56%

growth from 2016

Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional has an endowment valued at about $4.17M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional grew 3.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $509k higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $323M - Federal

  2. $649M - State

  3. $71.4M - Local

As of 2017, Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional received $323M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $649M from state grants and contracts, and $71.4M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$24.2M

Salary Expenditure

$52.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional had a total expenditure of $52.8M. Of that $52.8M, they spent $24.2M on salaries and $52.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$24.2M

2017 Salaries

1.71%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional paid a median of $24.2M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($52.8M) and a 1.71% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.04% growth from 2015 and a 4.31% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.8B

Instructional Salaries

23,289

Number of Employees

In 2017, Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional paid a total of $1.8B to 23,289 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.65M (31.1%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

10399 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10575 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional were Instructor with 10,399 employees; Professor with 3,860 employees; and Professor with 3,189 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional were Office and Administrative Support with 10,575 employees; Management with 5,657 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5,516 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional was Female Instructor with 5,715 employees, Male Instructor with 4,684 employees, and Female Professor with 2,108 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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