Alexandria Technical & Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,816

1.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,143

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.42%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,794

45.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.5%

269 Graduates

About

Alexandria Technical & Community College is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Alexandria Technical & Community College were .

In 2017, 762 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Alexandria Technical & Community College. 39.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (694 degrees), 23.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Alexandria Technical & Community College is $4,816, which is $-2,598 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Alexandria Technical & Community College is $4,816, which is $-2,598 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,143.

In 2017, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,816

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Alexandria Technical & Community College was $4,816. The cost of tuition at Alexandria Technical & Community College is $-2,598 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$13,143

2017 Value

0.695%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Alexandria Technical & Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,143. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Alexandria Technical & Community College grew by 0.695%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,200

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alexandria Technical & Community College was of $5,200 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change 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

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Alexandria Technical & Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.8% with respect to 2016, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

7.42%

2016 Default Rate

55

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Alexandria Technical & Community College was 7.42%, which represents 55 out of the 741 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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Enrollment

Alexandria Technical & Community College has a total enrollment of 2,794 students. The full-time enrollment at Alexandria Technical & Community College is 1,269 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,525. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Alexandria Technical & Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Alexandria Technical & Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.9% White, 3.11% Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% Two or More Races, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.68% Asian, 0.429% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0358% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Alexandria Technical & Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (52.9%), followed by White Female (38.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Alexandria Technical & Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,794 students. The full-time enrollment at Alexandria Technical & Community College is 1,269 and the part-time enrollment is 1,525. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Alexandria Technical & Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

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 Alexandria Technical & Community College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Alexandria Technical & Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,372

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    87

  3. Two or More Races

    67

The enrolled student population at Alexandria Technical & Community College is 84.9% White, 3.11% Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% Two or More Races, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.68% Asian, 0.429% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0358% 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, 202 students (7.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 160 fewer women than men received degrees from Alexandria Technical & Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Alexandria Technical & Community College are white (694 degrees awarded). There were 23.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Alexandria Technical & Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Alexandria Technical & Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (221 degrees awarded), Precision Production (60 degrees), and Transportation (21 degrees).

Workforce

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 Alexandria Technical & Community College are Police officers (119,264 people), Other managers (75,858 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (33,783 people), Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (33,226 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (33,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Alexandria Technical & Community College are Protective Services (221 degrees awarded), Precision Production (60 degrees), Transportation (21 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (61 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (38 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 Alexandria Technical & Community College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Marketing managers, Medical & health services managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Alexandria Technical & Community College are Protective Services (221 degrees awarded), Precision Production (60 degrees), Transportation (21 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (61 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (38 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Alexandria Technical & Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (291,583 people), Elementary & secondary schools (75,386 people), Computer Systems Design (60,972 people), Construction (50,760 people), and Legal services (48,293 people).

The most specialized majors at Alexandria Technical & Community College are Protective Services (221 degrees awarded), Precision Production (60 degrees), Transportation (21 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (61 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (38 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 Alexandria Technical & Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Alexandria Technical & Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 461

  2. 301

In 2017, 461 degrees were awarded to men at Alexandria Technical & Community College, which is 1.53 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (301).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 192 degrees were awarded to men at Alexandria Technical & Community College in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 6.62 times more than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 51 degrees were awarded to women at Alexandria Technical & Community College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 12.8 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 58% of students graduating from Alexandria Technical & Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Alexandria Technical & Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.743% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    694 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Alexandria Technical & Community College is white (694 degrees awarded). There were 23.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    421 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    273 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Alexandria Technical & Community College is white male (421 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (273 degrees).

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Operations

Alexandria Technical & Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $140k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Alexandria Technical & Community College had a total salary expenditure of $29.6M. Alexandria Technical & Community College employs 62 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Alexandria Technical & Community College are Male Instructors (35), Female Instructors(27), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alexandria Technical & Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 15 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Management with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Alexandria Technical & Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Alexandria Technical & Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Alexandria Technical & Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Alexandria Technical & Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.9M

2017 Salaries

3.3%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Alexandria Technical & Community College paid a median of $11.9M in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($29.6M) and a 3.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.98% decline from 2015 and a 3.44% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.51M

Instructional Salaries

62

Number of Employees

In 2017, Alexandria Technical & Community College paid a total of $4.51M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

62 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Alexandria Technical & Community College were Instructor with 62 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alexandria Technical & Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; and Management with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Alexandria Technical & Community College was Male Instructor with 35 employees, Female Instructor with 27 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Alexandria Technical & Community College.

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