Lane College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,980

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,911

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.5%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

50.3%

5,311 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,427

95% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

19.5%

136 Graduates

About

Lane College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lane College were Sociology (22 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (19 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (17 degrees).

In 2016, 122 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lane College. 63.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (109 degrees), 15.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lane College is $8,980, which is $-15,435 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lane College is $8,980, which is $-15,435 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,911.

In 2016, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 92% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,980

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lane College was $8,980. The cost of tuition at Lane College is $-15,435 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$11,911

2016 Value

2.16%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lane College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,911. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lane College grew by 2.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,950

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lane College was of $5,950 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Lane College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.06% with respect to 2015, when 98% 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.

12.5%

2015 Default Rate

100

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lane College was 12.5%, which represents 100 out of the 798 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

Lane College received 5,311 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 12.3% annual growth. Out of those 5,311 applicants, 2,670 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,427 students enrolled at Lane College in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lane College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,670

Accepted Out of 5,311

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lane College was 50.3% (2,670 admissions from 5,311 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 54.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 12.3%, while admissions grew by 3.53%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Lane College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lane College has a total enrollment of 1,427 students. The full-time enrollment at Lane College is 1,356 students and the part-time enrollment is 71. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Lane College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lane College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.8% Black or African American, 1.12% Two or More Races, 0.42% White, 0.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.14% Asian, 0.0701% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lane College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (44.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (39.2%) and Two or More Races Male (0.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lane College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,427 students. The full-time enrollment at Lane College is 1,356 and the part-time enrollment is 71. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Lane College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2016 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 Lane College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Lane College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,196

  2. Two or More Races

    16

  3. White

    6

The enrolled student population at Lane College is 83.8% Black or African American, 1.12% Two or More Races, 0.42% White, 0.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.14% Asian, 0.0701% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 202 students (14.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 34 more women than men received degrees from Lane College. The majority of degree recipients at Lane College are black or african american (109 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lane College is Sociology (22 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (19 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lane College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (19 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (23 degrees), and History (4 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 Lane College are Physicians & surgeons (453,383 people), Miscellaneous managers (431,057 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (412,389 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (320,878 people), and Postsecondary teachers (253,630 people).

The most specialized majors at Lane College are Protective Services (19 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (23 degrees), History (4 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Biology (16 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 Lane College are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lane College are Protective Services (19 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (23 degrees), History (4 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Biology (16 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lane College are Hospitals (672,537 people), Elementary & secondary schools (594,853 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (534,520 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (508,516 people), and Legal services (343,244 people).

The most specialized majors at Lane College are Protective Services (19 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (23 degrees), History (4 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Biology (16 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 Lane College.

Most Common

  1. 22 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lane College was Sociology with 22 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 44

  2. 78

In 2016, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Lane College, which is 0.564 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (78).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Lane College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.43 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Lane College in Sociology, which is 10.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% of students graduating from Lane College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lane College is Female and Black or African American (25.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 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. Black or African American

    109 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lane College is black or african american (109 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (7 degrees).

3.28% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lane College is black or african american female (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (39 degrees).

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Operations

Lane College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.91M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $74.9k (1.53%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Lane College had a total expenditure of $22.5M. Of that $22.5M, they spent $9.07M on salaries and $22.5M on benefits.

Lane College employs 44 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 10 Instructors. Most academics at Lane College are Male Assistant professors (28), Female Assistant professors(16), and Male Associate professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lane College are: Service, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.91M

2015 Endowment

6.16%

growth from 2014

Lane College has an endowment valued at about $4.91M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lane College grew 6.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.8M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lane College received $3.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$9.07M

Salary Expenditure

$22.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lane College had a total expenditure of $22.5M. Of that $22.5M, they spent $9.07M on salaries and $22.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$9.07M

2015 Salaries

10.9%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Lane College paid a median of $9.07M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($22.5M) and a 10.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.92% decline from 2013 and a 14.3% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.9M

Instructional Salaries

65

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lane College paid a total of $2.9M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

44 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lane College were Assistant professor with 44 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lane College were Service with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lane College was Male Assistant professor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 9 employees.

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

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