Ranger College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,500
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,037
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,188
37.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
23%
84 Graduates

About

Ranger College is a higher education institution located in Eastland County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ranger College were .

In 2019, 394 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ranger College. 57.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (251 degrees), 2.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ranger College is $1,500, which is $-6,324 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ranger College is $1,500, which is $-6,324 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,037.

In 2019, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,500
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Ranger College was $1,500. The cost of tuition at Ranger College is $-6,324 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,037
2019 Value
13.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Ranger College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,037. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Ranger College grew by 13.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,668
Room and Board
$1,625
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ranger College was of $5,668 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,625. The cost of room and board increased by 1.11% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.56% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Ranger College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 13.3% with respect to 2018, when 45% 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.
13.4%
2017 Default Rate
46
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Ranger College was 13.4%, which represents 46 out of the 343 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

Ranger College has a total enrollment of 2,188 students. The full-time enrollment at Ranger College is 820 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,368. This means that 37.5% of students enrolled at Ranger College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ranger College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.9% White, 27% Hispanic or Latino, 4.3% Black or African American, 3.38% Two or More Races, 0.411% Asian, 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ranger College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.4%), followed by White Male (19.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ranger College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,188 students. The full-time enrollment at Ranger College is 820 and the part-time enrollment is 1,368. This means that 37.5% of students enrolled at Ranger College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

45%
2019 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 Ranger College was 45%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Ranger College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,333
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    591
  3. Black or African American
    94

The enrolled student population at Ranger College is 60.9% White, 27% Hispanic or Latino, 4.3% Black or African American, 3.38% Two or More Races, 0.411% Asian, 0.366% 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 Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 17 students (0.777%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 58 more women than men received degrees from Ranger College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ranger College is white (251 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ranger College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (58 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (240 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (30 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 Ranger College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,500,080 people), Registered nurses (1,410,279 people), Secondary school teachers (485,654 people), Education administrators (263,162 people), and Special education teachers (215,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Ranger College are Precision Production (58 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (240 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees), Health (61 degrees), and Education (5 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 Ranger College are Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Ranger College are Precision Production (58 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (240 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees), Health (61 degrees), and Education (5 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 Ranger College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,865,459 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,535,411 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (325,153 people), Outpatient care centers (260,237 people), and Offices of physicians (242,252 people).

The most specialized majors at Ranger College are Precision Production (58 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (240 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees), Health (61 degrees), and Education (5 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 Ranger College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ranger College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

168
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
226
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 168 degrees were awarded to men at Ranger College, which is 0.743 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (226).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Ranger College in General Studies, which is 0.832 times less than the 131 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 131 degrees were awarded to women at Ranger College in General Studies, which is 1.2 times more than the 109 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 19% of students graduating from Ranger College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ranger College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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. White
    251 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ranger College is white (251 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    147 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    104 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ranger College is white female (147 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (104 degrees).

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Operations

Ranger College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $158k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Ranger College had a total salary expenditure of $15.6M. Ranger College employs 32 Instructors, 6 Professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ranger College are Female Instructors (19), Male Instructors(13), and Male Professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ranger College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 25 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 20 employees, and Service with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Ranger College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Ranger College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $680k - Federal
  2. $600k - State
  3. $9.16k - Local

As of 2019, Ranger College received $680k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $600k from state grants and contracts, and $9.16k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.2M
2019 Salaries
4.76%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Ranger College paid a median of $6.2M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($15.6M) and a 4.76% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.5% growth from 2017 and a 8.22% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.78M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2019, Ranger College paid a total of $1.78M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ranger College were Instructor with 32 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ranger College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 20 employees; and Service with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ranger College was Female Instructor with 19 employees, Male Instructor with 13 employees, and Male Professor with 5 employees.

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

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