Brookdale Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,510

12.7% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,547

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

12,790

46.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.6%

646 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 2,087 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brookdale Community College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,512 degrees), 6.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brookdale Community College is $3,510, which is $-3,904 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brookdale Community College is $3,510, which is $-3,904 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,547.

In 2017, 29% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,510

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Brookdale Community College was $3,510. The cost of tuition at Brookdale Community College is $-3,904 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,547

2017 Value

9.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brookdale Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,547. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brookdale Community College grew by 9.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,440

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brookdale Community College was of $10,440 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.0192% 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

29%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

10%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

29% of undergraduate students at Brookdale Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 6.45% with respect to 2016, when 31% 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.

13.2%

2016 Default Rate

186

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Brookdale Community College was 13.2%, which represents 186 out of the 1408 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

Brookdale 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 12,790 students enrolled at Brookdale Community College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brookdale 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 Brookdale 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 Brookdale Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brookdale Community College has a total enrollment of 12,790 students. The full-time enrollment at Brookdale Community College is 5,944 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,846. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Brookdale Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brookdale Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.2% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.28% Black or African American, 4.01% Asian, 0.93% Two or More Races, 0.493% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.313% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brookdale Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (36.2%), followed by White Female (29.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brookdale Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,790 students. The full-time enrollment at Brookdale Community College is 5,944 and the part-time enrollment is 6,846. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Brookdale Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 Brookdale Community College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Brookdale 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

    8,468

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,753

  3. Black or African American

    1,187

The enrolled student population at Brookdale Community College is 66.2% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.28% Black or African American, 4.01% Asian, 0.93% Two or More Races, 0.493% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.313% 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, 503 students (3.93%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 171 more women than men received degrees from Brookdale Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Brookdale Community College are white (1,512 degrees awarded). There were 6.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brookdale Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (284 degrees), and Protective Services (175 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 Brookdale Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (326,270 people), Other managers (269,456 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (197,688 people), Police officers (154,055 people), and Chief executives & legislators (110,512 people).

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (284 degrees), Protective Services (175 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (110 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (284 degrees), Protective Services (175 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (110 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (12 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 Brookdale Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (442,536 people), Elementary & secondary schools (381,697 people), Legal services (275,627 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (261,379 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (207,888 people).

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (284 degrees), Protective Services (175 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (110 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (12 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 Brookdale 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 Brookdale Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 958

  2. 1,129

In 2017, 958 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,129).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 242 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.75 times more than the 138 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 193 degrees were awarded to women at Brookdale Community College in General Social Sciences, which is 2.12 times more than the 91 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 10% of students graduating from Brookdale Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (45.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brookdale Community College is Female and Two or More Races (45.5% 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, 2.32% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,512 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    219 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    154 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brookdale Community College is white (1,512 degrees awarded). There were 6.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

3.4% of degree recipients (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    807 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    705 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    116 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brookdale Community College is white female (807 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (705 degrees).

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Operations

Brookdale Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.17M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $456k (21%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Brookdale Community College had a total expenditure of $107M. Of that $107M, they spent $48.2M on salaries and $107M on benefits.

Brookdale Community College employs 85 Professors, 52 Assistant professors, and 40 Associate professors. Most academics at Brookdale Community College are Female Professors (44), Male Professors(41), and Female Assistant professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brookdale Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 125 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 85 employees, and Public service with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.17M

2017 Endowment

3.56%

growth from 2016

Brookdale Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.17M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brookdale Community College grew 3.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.49M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $10.7M - Federal

  2. $3.68M - State

  3. $623k - Local

As of 2017, Brookdale Community College received $10.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.68M from state grants and contracts, and $623k 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.

$48.2M

Salary Expenditure

$107M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Brookdale Community College had a total expenditure of $107M. Of that $107M, they spent $48.2M on salaries and $107M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Brookdale Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$48.2M

2017 Salaries

0.253%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Brookdale Community College paid a median of $48.2M in salaries, which represents 45.2% of their overall expenditure ($107M) and a 0.253% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.31% decline from 2015 and a 2.82% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$16.4M

Instructional Salaries

204

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brookdale Community College paid a total of $16.4M to 204 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

85 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

125 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brookdale Community College were Professor with 85 employees; Assistant professor with 52 employees; and Assistant professor with 40 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brookdale Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 125 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 85 employees; and Public service with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brookdale Community College was Female Professor with 44 employees, Male Professor with 41 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 34 employees.

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

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