Community College of Denver

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,469
5.6% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$8,962
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
16.9%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
8,556
28.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
10.1%
64 Graduates

About

Community College of Denver is a higher education institution located in Denver County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Community College of Denver were Dental Hygiene (4 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 1,299 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Denver. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (548 degrees), 1.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (327 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Denver is $3,469, which is $-3,945 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Denver is $3,469, which is $-3,945 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,962.

In 2017, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,469
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Community College of Denver was $3,469. The cost of tuition at Community College of Denver is $-3,945 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,962
2017 Value
11.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Community College of Denver had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,962. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Community College of Denver grew by 11.5%.

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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

$9,693
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Community College of Denver was of $9,693 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.12% 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

82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Community College of Denver received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 74.5% with respect to 2016, when 47% 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.
16.9%
2016 Default Rate
448
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Denver was 16.9%, which represents 448 out of the 2649 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

Community College of Denver has a total enrollment of 8,556 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Denver is 2,441 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,115. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Community College of Denver are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Community College of Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.4% Hispanic or Latino, 32% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 5.34% Asian, 3.73% Two or More Races, 0.842% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.222% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Denver in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (18.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.2%) and White Male (17.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,556 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Denver is 2,441 and the part-time enrollment is 6,115. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Community College of Denver are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Community College of Denver was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Community College of Denver had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,856
  2. White
    2,734
  3. Black or African American
    908

The enrolled student population at Community College of Denver is 33.4% Hispanic or Latino, 32% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 5.34% Asian, 3.73% Two or More Races, 0.842% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.222% 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, 590 students (6.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 309 more women than men received degrees from Community College of Denver. The majority of degree recipients at Community College of Denver are white (548 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (327 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Community College of Denver is Dental Hygiene (4 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Community College of Denver, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), and Legal (31 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 Community College of Denver are Registered nurses (1,300,299 people), Medical & health services managers (137,237 people), Pharmacists (129,591 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (127,779 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), Legal (31 degrees), Science Technologies (3 degrees), and Health (321 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 Community College of Denver are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), Legal (31 degrees), Science Technologies (3 degrees), and Health (321 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 Community College of Denver are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,434,720 people), Elementary & secondary schools (313,999 people), Outpatient care centers (200,672 people), Offices of physicians (190,977 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (165,449 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (566 degrees), Legal (31 degrees), Science Technologies (3 degrees), and Health (321 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 Community College of Denver.
Most Common
  1. 4 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Community College of Denver was Dental Hygiene with 4 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 495
  2. 804

In 2017, 495 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver, which is 0.616 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (804).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 134 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.798 times less than the 168 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 168 degrees were awarded to women at Community College of Denver in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.25 times more than the 134 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 (18.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Community College of Denver is Female and Two or More Races (18.8% 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, 3.13% 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
    548 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    327 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    117 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Denver is white (548 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (327 degrees).

3.39% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    308 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    240 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    231 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Community College of Denver is white female (308 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (240 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Denver has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $237k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Community College of Denver had a total salary expenditure of $58.6M. Community College of Denver employs 41 Associate professors, 37 Professors, and 23 Instructors. Most academics at Community College of Denver are Female Associate professors (24), Male Professors(19), and Female Professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Denver are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 94 employees, Management, with 40 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Community College of Denver has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Community College of Denver stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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. $2.58M - Federal
  2. $10.9M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Community College of Denver received $2.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.9M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$25.9M
2017 Salaries
2.7%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Community College of Denver paid a median of $25.9M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($58.6M) and a 2.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.8% growth from 2015 and a 12.5% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.76M
Instructional Salaries
109
Number of Employees

In 2017, Community College of Denver paid a total of $6.76M to 109 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
41 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
94 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Denver were Associate professor with 41 employees; Professor with 37 employees; and Professor with 23 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Denver were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 94 employees; Management with 40 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Denver was Female Associate professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 19 employees, and Female Professor with 18 employees.

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

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