Prince George's Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,568

1.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,136

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

12,113

27.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

8.65%

84 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,061 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Prince George's Community College. 66.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (689 degrees), 7.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Prince George's Community College is $2,568, which is $-4,846 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Prince George's Community College is $2,568, which is $-4,846 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,136.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,568

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Prince George's Community College was $2,568. The cost of tuition at Prince George's Community College is $-4,846 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,136

2017 Value

3.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Prince George's Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,136. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Prince George's Community College grew by 3.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,600

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Prince George's Community College was of $7,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. 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

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Prince George's Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 10.4% with respect to 2016, when 48% 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.

17.2%

2016 Default Rate

368

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Prince George's Community College was 17.2%, which represents 368 out of the 2145 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

Prince George's Community College has a total enrollment of 12,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Prince George's Community College is 3,320 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,793. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Prince George's Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Prince George's Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.9% Black or African American, 11.9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.24% Asian, 4% White, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Prince George's Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (38.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (29.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Prince George's Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Prince George's Community College is 3,320 and the part-time enrollment is 8,793. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Prince George's Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

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 Prince George's Community College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Prince George's Community 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

    8,590

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,437

  3. Asian

    514

The enrolled student population at Prince George's Community College is 70.9% Black or African American, 11.9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.24% Asian, 4% White, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% 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, 281 students (2.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 345 more women than men received degrees from Prince George's Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Prince George's Community College are black or african american (689 degrees awarded). There were 7.03 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Prince George's Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (421 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (35 degrees), and Legal (23 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 Prince George's Community College are Registered nurses (1,313,879 people), Software developers (420,517 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (187,204 people), Other managers (172,452 people), and Medical & health services managers (145,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Prince George's Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (421 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (35 degrees), Legal (23 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (67 degrees), and Health (251 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 Prince George's Community College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Prince George's Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (421 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (35 degrees), Legal (23 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (67 degrees), and Health (251 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 Prince George's Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,494,467 people), Computer Systems Design (497,510 people), Elementary & secondary schools (432,491 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (239,687 people), and Outpatient care centers (215,800 people).

The most specialized majors at Prince George's Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (421 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (35 degrees), Legal (23 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (67 degrees), and Health (251 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 Prince George's 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 Prince George's Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 358

  2. 703

In 2017, 358 degrees were awarded to men at Prince George's Community College, which is 0.509 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (703).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Prince George's Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.455 times less than the 288 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 288 degrees were awarded to women at Prince George's Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 2.2 times more than the 131 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Prince George's Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Prince George's Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 1.19% of graduates (1 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

    689 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    98 degrees awarded

  3. White

    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Prince George's Community College is black or african american (689 degrees awarded). There were 7.03 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

5.28% of degree recipients (56 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    492 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    197 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Prince George's Community College is black or african american female (492 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (197 degrees).

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Operations

Prince George's Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.71M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $45.7k (0.971%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Prince George's Community College had a total salary expenditure of $126M. Prince George's Community College employs 97 Associate professors, 86 Professors, and 45 Assistant professors. Most academics at Prince George's Community College are Female Associate professors (65), Female Professors(51), and Male Professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Prince George's Community College are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 89 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 80 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 77 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.71M

2017 Endowment

13.9%

growth from 2016

Prince George's Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.71M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Prince George's Community College grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.05M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Prince George's Community 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.51M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Prince George's Community College received $5.51M 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

$66.2M

2017 Salaries

0.795%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Prince George's Community College paid a median of $66.2M in salaries, which represents 52.5% of their overall expenditure ($126M) and a 0.795% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.9% decline from 2015 and a 2.02% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$16.5M

Instructional Salaries

228

Number of Employees

In 2017, Prince George's Community College paid a total of $16.5M to 228 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.9% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

97 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

89 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Prince George's Community College were Associate professor with 97 employees; Professor with 86 employees; and Professor with 45 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Prince George's Community College were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 89 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 80 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 77 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Prince George's Community College was Female Associate professor with 65 employees, Female Professor with 51 employees, and Male Professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Prince George's Community College.

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