Hudson Valley Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,500

4.65% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,618

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

11,020

52.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

28.5%

568 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,846 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hudson Valley Community College. 46.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,441 degrees), 9.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hudson Valley Community College is $4,500, which is $-2,914 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hudson Valley Community College is $4,500, which is $-2,914 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,618.

In 2017, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,500

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hudson Valley Community College was $4,500. The cost of tuition at Hudson Valley Community College is $-2,914 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,618

2017 Value

0.913%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hudson Valley Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,618. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hudson Valley Community College grew by 0.913%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,850

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hudson Valley Community College was of $5,850 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

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Hudson Valley Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.88% with respect to 2016, when 41% 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.

10.2%

2016 Default Rate

243

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hudson Valley Community College was 10.2%, which represents 243 out of the 2393 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

Hudson Valley Community College has a total enrollment of 11,020 students. The full-time enrollment at Hudson Valley Community College is 5,802 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,218. This means that 52.6% of students enrolled at Hudson Valley Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hudson Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.3% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 6.39% Hispanic or Latino, 5.73% Asian, 2.93% Two or More Races, 0.454% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.227% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hudson Valley Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.3%), followed by White Female (29.6%) and Black or African American Male (7.08%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hudson Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,020 students. The full-time enrollment at Hudson Valley Community College is 5,802 and the part-time enrollment is 5,218. This means that 52.6% of students enrolled at Hudson Valley 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 Hudson Valley Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Hudson Valley 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

    7,745

  2. Black or African American

    1,146

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    704

The enrolled student population at Hudson Valley Community College is 70.3% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 6.39% Hispanic or Latino, 5.73% Asian, 2.93% Two or More Races, 0.454% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.227% 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, 344 students (3.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 124 fewer women than men received degrees from Hudson Valley Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Hudson Valley Community College are white (1,441 degrees awarded). There were 9.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hudson Valley Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (106 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (149 degrees), and Science Technologies (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 Hudson Valley Community College are Police officers (116,106 people), Other managers (73,434 people), Construction managers (39,880 people), Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (33,226 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (30,376 people).

The most specialized majors at Hudson Valley Community College are Construction (106 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (149 degrees), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees), and Protective Services (122 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 Hudson Valley Community College are Physicians, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Hudson Valley Community College are Construction (106 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (149 degrees), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees), and Protective Services (122 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 Hudson Valley Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (283,819 people), Construction (109,451 people), Elementary & secondary schools (69,509 people), Computer Systems Design (55,736 people), and National security & international affairs (38,362 people).

The most specialized majors at Hudson Valley Community College are Construction (106 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (149 degrees), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (92 degrees), and Protective Services (122 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 Hudson Valley 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 Hudson Valley Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 985

  2. 861

In 2017, 985 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson Valley Community College, which is 1.14 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (861).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 138 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson Valley Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.57 times more than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 127 degrees were awarded to women at Hudson Valley Community College in General Studies, which is 1.23 times more than the 103 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 17% of students graduating from Hudson Valley 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 30% 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 (40.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hudson Valley Community College is Female and Two or More Races (40.7% 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, 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

    1,441 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    149 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hudson Valley Community College is white (1,441 degrees awarded). There were 9.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

0.163% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    787 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    654 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hudson Valley Community College is white male (787 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (654 degrees).

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Operations

Hudson Valley Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.23M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $89.4k (1.09%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Hudson Valley Community College had a total salary expenditure of $108M. Hudson Valley Community College employs 92 Assistant professors, 45 Professors, and 43 Instructors. Most academics at Hudson Valley Community College are Male Assistant professors (48), Female Assistant professors(44), and Female Associate professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hudson Valley Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 102 employees, Service, with 98 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.23M

2017 Endowment

8.15%

growth from 2016

Hudson Valley Community College has an endowment valued at about $8.23M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hudson Valley Community College grew 8.15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.57M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $5.42M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hudson Valley Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.42M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.7M

2017 Salaries

8.97%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Hudson Valley Community College paid a median of $43.7M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($108M) and a 8.97% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.9% growth from 2015 and a 1.2% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$14.9M

Instructional Salaries

221

Number of Employees

In 2017, Hudson Valley Community College paid a total of $14.9M to 221 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

92 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

102 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hudson Valley Community College were Assistant professor with 92 employees; Professor with 45 employees; and Professor with 43 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hudson Valley Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 102 employees; Service with 98 employees; and Management with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hudson Valley Community College was Male Assistant professor with 48 employees, Female Assistant professor with 44 employees, and Female Associate professor with 26 employees.

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

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