Los Medanos College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,288

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,042

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

9,048

31.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.6%

235 Graduates

About

Los Medanos College is a higher education institution located in Contra Costa County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Los Medanos College were .

In 2017, 2,445 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Medanos College. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,016 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (780 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Medanos College is $1,288, which is $-6,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Medanos College is $1,288, which is $-6,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,042.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,288

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Los Medanos College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Los Medanos College is $-6,126 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,042

2017 Value

6.47%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Los Medanos College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,042. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Los Medanos College grew by 6.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,792

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Los Medanos College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,792. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

2%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Los Medanos College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.02% with respect to 2016, when 57% 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.

12.4%

2016 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Los Medanos College was 12.4%, which represents 11 out of the 89 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

Los Medanos College has a total enrollment of 9,048 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Medanos College is 2,867 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,181. This means that 31.7% of students enrolled at Los Medanos College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Los Medanos College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.8% Hispanic or Latino, 24.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, 10.1% Asian, 8.09% Two or More Races, 0.575% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Los Medanos College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (23.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.8%) and White Male (12.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Medanos College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,048 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Medanos College is 2,867 and the part-time enrollment is 6,181. This means that 31.7% of students enrolled at Los Medanos College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Los Medanos College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Los Medanos College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    3,786

  2. White

    2,243

  3. Black or African American

    1,253

The enrolled student population at Los Medanos College is 41.8% Hispanic or Latino, 24.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, 10.1% Asian, 8.09% Two or More Races, 0.575% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 36 students (0.398%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 323 more women than men received degrees from Los Medanos College. The majority of degree recipients at Los Medanos College are hispanic or latino (1,016 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (780 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Los Medanos College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (270 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (158 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (211 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Medanos College are Elementary & middle school teachers (179,354 people), Police officers (123,762 people), Other managers (93,190 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (55,736 people), and Social workers, all other (49,497 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Medanos College are Interdisciplinary Studies (270 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (158 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (211 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (919 degrees), and Protective Services (203 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 Los Medanos College are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Information security analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Los Medanos College are Interdisciplinary Studies (270 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (158 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (211 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (919 degrees), and Protective Services (203 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 Los Medanos College are Elementary & secondary schools (313,579 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (311,755 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (139,060 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (100,886 people), and Legal services (61,933 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Medanos College are Interdisciplinary Studies (270 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (158 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (211 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (919 degrees), and Protective Services (203 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 Los Medanos 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 Los Medanos College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,061

  2. 1,384

In 2017, 1,061 degrees were awarded to men at Los Medanos College, which is 0.767 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,384).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 227 degrees were awarded to men at Los Medanos College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.469 times less than the 484 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 484 degrees were awarded to women at Los Medanos College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.13 times more than the 227 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Los Medanos College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Los Medanos College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 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. Hispanic or Latino

    1,016 degrees awarded

  2. White

    780 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    257 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Medanos College is hispanic or latino (1,016 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (780 degrees).

1.15% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    612 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    429 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    404 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Los Medanos College is hispanic or latino female (612 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (429 degrees).

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Operations

Los Medanos College has an endowment valued at nearly $749k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Los Medanos College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Los Medanos College employs 117 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Los Medanos College are Female Instructors (61), Male Instructors(56), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Medanos College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Service with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$749k

2017 Endowment

9.64%

decline from 2016

Los Medanos College has an endowment valued at about $749k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Los Medanos College declined 9.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.91M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Los Medanos College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Los Medanos College received $0 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

Salary Expenditure

$29.6M

2017 Salaries

5.53%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Los Medanos College paid a median of $29.6M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.53% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.65% growth from 2015 and a 8.91% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.2M

Instructional Salaries

117

Number of Employees

In 2017, Los Medanos College paid a total of $10.2M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

117 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Los Medanos College were Instructor with 117 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Medanos College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Service with 14 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 Los Medanos College was Female Instructor with 61 employees, Male Instructor with 56 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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