Colby Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,160

10.8% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,025

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,345

46% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

47%

163 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 359 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colby Community College. 74.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (222 degrees), 2.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colby Community College is $2,160, which is $-5,254 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Colby Community College is $2,160, which is $-5,254 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,025.

In 2017, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,160

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Colby Community College was $2,160. The cost of tuition at Colby Community College is $-5,254 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,025

2017 Value

3.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Colby Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,025. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Colby Community College grew by 3.1%.

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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

$5,497

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Colby Community College was of $5,497 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.29% 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

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

27%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Colby Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.6% with respect to 2016, when 43% 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.

10.5%

2016 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Colby Community College was 10.5%, which represents 41 out of the 391 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

Colby Community College has a total enrollment of 1,345 students. The full-time enrollment at Colby Community College is 619 students and the part-time enrollment is 726. This means that 46% of students enrolled at Colby Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Colby Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.3% White, 8.62% Hispanic or Latino, 4.39% Black or African American, 1.41% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.892% Asian, 0.297% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Colby Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (51.7%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.95%). 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%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colby Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,345 students. The full-time enrollment at Colby Community College is 619 and the part-time enrollment is 726. This means that 46% of students enrolled at Colby Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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 Colby Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Colby 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

    1,000

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    116

  3. Black or African American

    59

The enrolled student population at Colby Community College is 74.3% White, 8.62% Hispanic or Latino, 4.39% Black or African American, 1.41% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.892% Asian, 0.297% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 82 students (6.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 179 more women than men received degrees from Colby Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Colby Community College are white (222 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Colby Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (134 degrees), and Health (184 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 Colby Community College are Registered nurses (1,393,644 people), Accountants & auditors (1,134,989 people), Other managers (946,085 people), Financial managers (456,235 people), and Software developers (446,584 people).

The most specialized majors at Colby Community College are Agriculture (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (134 degrees), Health (184 degrees), Engineering (6 degrees), and Business (18 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 Colby Community College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Colby Community College are Agriculture (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (134 degrees), Health (184 degrees), Engineering (6 degrees), and Business (18 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 Colby Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,784,674 people), Elementary & secondary schools (802,194 people), Computer Systems Design (801,300 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (616,750 people), and Construction (585,561 people).

The most specialized majors at Colby Community College are Agriculture (17 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (134 degrees), Health (184 degrees), Engineering (6 degrees), and Business (18 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 Colby 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 Colby Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 90

  2. 269

In 2017, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Colby Community College, which is 0.335 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (269).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Colby Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.523 times less than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 88 degrees were awarded to women at Colby Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.91 times more than the 46 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 39% of students graduating from Colby Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Colby Community College is Male and Black or African American (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, 14.1% of graduates (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    222 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    100 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colby Community College is white (222 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

27.9% of degree recipients (100 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    175 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Colby Community College is white female (175 degrees awarded). There were 3.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (47 degrees).

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Operations

Colby Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27.6k (0.406%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Colby Community College had a total salary expenditure of $17.5M. Colby Community College employs 45 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Colby Community College are Female Instructors (30), Male Instructors(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colby Community College are: Management, with 22 employees, Service, with 13 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.8M

2017 Endowment

4.13%

growth from 2016

Colby Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Colby Community College grew 4.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.14M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $529k - Federal

  2. $100k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Colby Community College received $529k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $100k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.28M

2017 Salaries

2.06%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Colby Community College paid a median of $7.28M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($17.5M) and a 2.06% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 47.6% growth from 2015 and a 16.4% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.04M

Instructional Salaries

45

Number of Employees

In 2017, Colby Community College paid a total of $2.04M to 45 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

45 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Colby Community College were Instructor with 45 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colby Community College were Management with 22 employees; Service with 13 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Colby Community College was Female Instructor with 30 employees, Male Instructor with 15 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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