Pima Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,956

3.82% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,479

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

24,347

32.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

16.1%

393 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 5,680 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pima Community College. 53.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,373 degrees), 1.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2224 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pima Community College is $1,956, which is $-5,458 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pima Community College is $1,956, which is $-5,458 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,479.

In 2017, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,956

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pima Community College was $1,956. The cost of tuition at Pima Community College is $-5,458 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,479

2017 Value

12.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pima Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,479. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pima Community College grew by 12.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,346

Room and Board

$1,920

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pima Community College was of $9,346 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,920. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

10%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Pima Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.86% with respect to 2016, when 35% 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.

18.6%

2016 Default Rate

546

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Pima Community College was 18.6%, which represents 546 out of the 2930 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

Pima Community College has a total enrollment of 24,347 students. The full-time enrollment at Pima Community College is 7,841 students and the part-time enrollment is 16,506. This means that 32.2% of students enrolled at Pima Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pima Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.4% Hispanic or Latino, 37.4% White, 4.42% Black or African American, 3.18% Two or More Races, 2.71% Asian, 2.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.411% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pima Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (24.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.2%) 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

32.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pima Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24,347 students. The full-time enrollment at Pima Community College is 7,841 and the part-time enrollment is 16,506. This means that 32.2% of students enrolled at Pima Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Pima Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Pima Community 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

    10,821

  2. White

    9,114

  3. Black or African American

    1,076

The enrolled student population at Pima Community College is 44.4% Hispanic or Latino, 37.4% White, 4.42% Black or African American, 3.18% Two or More Races, 2.71% Asian, 2.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.411% 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, 908 students (3.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 352 more women than men received degrees from Pima Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Pima Community College are white (2,373 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2224 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pima Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,023 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (469 degrees), and Construction (56 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 Pima Community College are Registered nurses (1,298,933 people), Medical & health services managers (137,608 people), Pharmacists (129,591 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (124,711 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Pima Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,023 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (469 degrees), Construction (56 degrees), Transportation (47 degrees), and Health (982 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 Pima Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Pima Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,023 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (469 degrees), Construction (56 degrees), Transportation (47 degrees), and Health (982 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 Pima Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,426,048 people), Elementary & secondary schools (307,504 people), Outpatient care centers (198,852 people), Offices of physicians (189,892 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (154,777 people).

The most specialized majors at Pima Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,023 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (469 degrees), Construction (56 degrees), Transportation (47 degrees), and Health (982 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 Pima 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 Pima Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,664

  2. 3,016

In 2017, 2,664 degrees were awarded to men at Pima Community College, which is 0.883 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,016).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1128 degrees were awarded to men at Pima Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.817 times less than the 1380 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1380 degrees were awarded to women at Pima Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.22 times more than the 1128 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

13%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Pima Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (39.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pima Community College is Female and Asian (39.1% 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, 2.04% 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

    2,373 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,224 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    335 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pima Community College is white (2,373 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2224 degrees).

5.9% of degree recipients (335 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,255 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,240 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    1,133 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pima Community College is hispanic or latino female (1,255 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,240 degrees).

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Operations

Pima Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.44M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $324k (5.95%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Pima Community College had a total salary expenditure of $180M. Pima Community College employs 285 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Pima Community College are Female No academic ranks (174), Male No academic ranks(111), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pima Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 395 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 127 employees, and Service with 122 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.44M

2017 Endowment

0.835%

growth from 2016

Pima Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.44M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Pima Community College grew 0.835% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.78M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $371k - Federal

  2. $483k - State

  3. $672k - Local

As of 2017, Pima Community College received $371k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $483k from state grants and contracts, and $672k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$91.5M

2017 Salaries

2.67%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Pima Community College paid a median of $91.5M in salaries, which represents 50.9% of their overall expenditure ($180M) and a 2.67% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.57% decline from 2015 and a 3.53% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$18.6M

Instructional Salaries

285

Number of Employees

In 2017, Pima Community College paid a total of $18.6M to 285 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

285 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

395 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pima Community College were No academic rank with 285 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pima Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 395 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 127 employees; and Service with 122 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pima Community College was Female No academic rank with 174 employees, Male No academic rank with 111 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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