Bladen Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,128

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,844

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

21.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,141

43.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

10.8%

15 Graduates

About

Bladen Community College is a higher education institution located in Bladen County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bladen Community College were .

In 2017, 365 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bladen Community College. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (179 degrees), 2.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bladen Community College is $2,128, which is $-5,286 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bladen Community College is $2,128, which is $-5,286 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,844.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,128

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bladen Community College was $2,128. The cost of tuition at Bladen Community College is $-5,286 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,844

2017 Value

5.43%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bladen Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,844. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bladen Community College grew by 5.43%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,400

Room and Board

$1,850

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bladen Community College was of $7,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,850. 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

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Bladen Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 63% 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.

21.9%

2016 Default Rate

30

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bladen Community College was 21.9%, which represents 30 out of the 137 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

Bladen Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,141 students enrolled at Bladen Community College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bladen Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bladen Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Bladen Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bladen Community College has a total enrollment of 1,141 students. The full-time enrollment at Bladen Community College is 497 students and the part-time enrollment is 644. This means that 43.6% of students enrolled at Bladen Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bladen Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.5% White, 24% Black or African American, 15.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 8.68% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Two or More Races, 0.613% Asian, and 0.0876% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bladen Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.3%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (13.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bladen Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,141 students. The full-time enrollment at Bladen Community College is 497 and the part-time enrollment is 644. This means that 43.6% of students enrolled at Bladen Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%

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 Bladen Community College was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Bladen Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    519

  2. Black or African American

    274

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    173

The enrolled student population at Bladen Community College is 45.5% White, 24% Black or African American, 15.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 8.68% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Two or More Races, 0.613% Asian, and 0.0876% 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, 42 students (3.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 79 more women than men received degrees from Bladen Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Bladen Community College are white (179 degrees awarded). There were 2.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bladen Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), and Construction (7 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 Bladen Community College are Software developers (435,413 people), Other managers (179,291 people), Computer occupations, all other (136,190 people), Police officers (127,147 people), and Computer programmers (118,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), Construction (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (103 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (11 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 Bladen Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), Construction (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (103 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (11 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 Bladen Community College are Computer Systems Design (521,388 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,472 people), Elementary & secondary schools (218,071 people), Construction (147,942 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (133,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), Construction (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (103 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (11 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 Bladen 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bladen Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 143

  2. 222

In 2017, 143 degrees were awarded to men at Bladen Community College, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (222).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Bladen Community College in Welding Technology, which is 9 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Bladen Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.76 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 1% of students graduating from Bladen Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bladen Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    179 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    85 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bladen Community College is white (179 degrees awarded). There were 2.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

2.47% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    100 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bladen Community College is white female (100 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (79 degrees).

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Operations

Bladen Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $381k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Bladen Community College had a total expenditure of $13.8M. Of that $13.8M, they spent $7.2M on salaries and $13.8M on benefits.

Bladen Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Bladen Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bladen Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$381k

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Bladen Community College has an endowment valued at about $381k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bladen Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.28M lower 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: 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, Bladen 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

Primary Expenses

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

$7.2M

Salary Expenditure

$13.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Bladen Community College had a total expenditure of $13.8M. Of that $13.8M, they spent $7.2M on salaries and $13.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$7.2M

2017 Salaries

8.02%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Bladen Community College paid a median of $7.2M in salaries, which represents 52.3% of their overall expenditure ($13.8M) and a 8.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.02% decline from 2015 and a 6.52% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.71M

Instructional Salaries

44

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bladen Community College paid a total of $2.71M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.6% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bladen Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bladen Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; Management with 19 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bladen Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bladen Community College.

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