Community College of Rhode Island

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,148
5.01% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$5,800
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
13.2%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
14,758
34.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
17.9%
266 Graduates

About

Community College of Rhode Island is a higher education institution located in Kent County, RI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Community College of Rhode Island were .

In 2017, 1,865 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Rhode Island. 63.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,305 degrees), 5.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (245 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $4,148, which is $-3,266 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $4,148, which is $-3,266 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,800.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,148
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island was $4,148. The cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $-3,266 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,800
2017 Value
2.98%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Community College of Rhode Island had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,800. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Community College of Rhode Island grew by 2.98%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,288
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Community College of Rhode Island was of $9,288 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

58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Community College of Rhode Island received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.75% with respect to 2016, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Community College of Rhode Island (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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
296
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Rhode Island was 13.2%, which represents 296 out of the 2249 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 Rhode Island has a total enrollment of 14,758 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 5,100 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,658. This means that 34.6% of students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Community College of Rhode Island, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% White, 21.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.19% Black or African American, 5.08% Two or More Races, 3.08% Asian, 0.474% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0474% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.9%), followed by White Male (30.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,758 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 5,100 and the part-time enrollment is 9,658. This means that 34.6% of students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Rhode Island was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Community College of Rhode Island had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,380
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,109
  3. Black or African American
    1,356

The enrolled student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 56.8% White, 21.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.19% Black or African American, 5.08% Two or More Races, 3.08% Asian, 0.474% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0474% 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, 618 students (4.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 491 more women than men received degrees from Community College of Rhode Island. The majority of degree recipients at Community College of Rhode Island are white (1,305 degrees awarded). There were 5.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (245 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Community College of Rhode Island, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (801 degrees), and Protective Services (94 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 Rhode Island are Registered nurses (1,307,739 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (147,437 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Pharmacists (130,292 people), and Police officers (125,634 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Science Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (801 degrees), Protective Services (94 degrees), Health (533 degrees), and Legal (26 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 Rhode Island are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Science Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (801 degrees), Protective Services (94 degrees), Health (533 degrees), and Legal (26 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 Rhode Island are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,454,737 people), Elementary & secondary schools (360,206 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (326,043 people), Outpatient care centers (212,431 people), and Offices of physicians (194,712 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Science Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (801 degrees), Protective Services (94 degrees), Health (533 degrees), and Legal (26 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 Rhode Island.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Community College of Rhode Island was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 687
  2. 1,178

In 2017, 687 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island, which is 0.583 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,178).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Community College of Rhode Island by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 353 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 0.802 times less than the 440 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 440 degrees were awarded to women at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 1.25 times more than the 353 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Community College of Rhode Island completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (23%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Community College of Rhode Island is Female and White (23% 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, 3.01% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,305 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    245 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    114 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Rhode Island is white (1,305 degrees awarded). There were 5.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (245 degrees).

3.59% of degree recipients (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    810 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    495 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Community College of Rhode Island is white female (810 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (495 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at nearly $2.46M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $108k (4.41%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Community College of Rhode Island had a total salary expenditure of $124M. Community College of Rhode Island employs 119 Assistant professors, 107 Professors, and 76 Associate professors. Most academics at Community College of Rhode Island are Female Assistant professors (75), Female Professors(65), and Female Associate professors (55).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island are: Office and Administrative Support, with 141 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 126 employees, and Management with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.46M
2017 Endowment
11.4%
growth from 2016

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at about $2.46M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Community College of Rhode Island grew 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.2M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.33M - Federal
  2. $5.43M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Community College of Rhode Island received $3.33M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.43M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$64.8M
2017 Salaries
3%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Community College of Rhode Island paid a median of $64.8M in salaries, which represents 52.1% of their overall expenditure ($124M) and a 3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.34% growth from 2015 and a 4.55% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$19.2M
Instructional Salaries
303
Number of Employees

In 2017, Community College of Rhode Island paid a total of $19.2M to 303 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
119 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
141 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Assistant professor with 119 employees; Professor with 107 employees; and Professor with 76 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Office and Administrative Support with 141 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 126 employees; and Management with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island was Female Assistant professor with 75 employees, Female Professor with 65 employees, and Female Associate professor with 55 employees.

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

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