Richland College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,770
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,082
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
17.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
20,548
20.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
21.7%
209 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 2,532 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Richland College. 57.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (765 degrees), 1.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (574 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Richland College is $1,770, which is $-6,054 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Richland College is $1,770, which is $-6,054 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,082.

In 2019, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,770
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Richland College was $1,770. The cost of tuition at Richland College is $-6,054 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,082
2019 Value
24%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Richland College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,082. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Richland College grew by 24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,152
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Richland College was of $10,152 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.08% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
8%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Richland College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2018, when 44% 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.
17.3%
2017 Default Rate
125
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Richland College was 17.3%, which represents 125 out of the 721 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

Richland College has a total enrollment of 20,548 students. The full-time enrollment at Richland College is 4,195 students and the part-time enrollment is 16,353. This means that 20.4% of students enrolled at Richland College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Richland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.7% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 14.3% Asian, 1.96% Two or More Races, 0.238% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0876% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Richland College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (17.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.2%) and White Male (11.2%). 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

20.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Richland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,548 students. The full-time enrollment at Richland College is 4,195 and the part-time enrollment is 16,353. This means that 20.4% of students enrolled at Richland College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
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 Richland College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Richland 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
    7,946
  2. White
    4,196
  3. Black or African American
    3,826

The enrolled student population at Richland College is 38.7% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 14.3% Asian, 1.96% Two or More Races, 0.238% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0876% 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, 1,112 students (5.41%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 370 more women than men received degrees from Richland College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Richland College is hispanic or latino (765 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (574 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Richland College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,763 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 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 Richland College are Accountants & auditors (994,102 people), Other managers (784,578 people), Software developers (655,100 people), Financial managers (501,543 people), and Chief executives & legislators (397,760 people).

The most specialized majors at Richland College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,763 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), Business (426 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 Richland College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Surgeons, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Richland College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,763 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), Business (426 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 Richland College are Computer Systems Design (1,005,181 people), Elementary & secondary schools (593,617 people), Banking & related activities (534,920 people), Insurance carriers (454,391 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (445,542 people).

The most specialized majors at Richland College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,763 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), Business (426 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 Richland 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 Richland College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,081
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,451
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,081 degrees were awarded to men at Richland College, which is 0.745 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,451).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 727 degrees were awarded to men at Richland College in General Studies, which is 0.702 times less than the 1036 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1036 degrees were awarded to women at Richland College in General Studies, which is 1.43 times more than the 727 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 9% of students graduating from Richland College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Richland College is Male and Two or More Races (33.3% 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, 9.09% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    765 degrees awarded
  2. White
    574 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    514 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Richland College is hispanic or latino (765 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (574 degrees).

5.06% of degree recipients (128 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    455 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    310 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    302 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Richland College is hispanic or latino female (455 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (310 degrees).

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Operations

Richland 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 $150k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Richland College had a total salary expenditure of $103M. Richland College employs 185 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Richland College are Female No academic ranks (96), Male No academic ranks(89), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richland College are: Management, with 146 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 104 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 70 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Richland College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Richland 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 Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.16M - Federal
  2. $1.22M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Richland College received $3.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.22M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$52.1M
2019 Salaries
2.75%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Richland College paid a median of $52.1M in salaries, which represents 50.4% of their overall expenditure ($103M) and a 2.75% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.04% growth from 2017 and a 4.39% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$13.6M
Instructional Salaries
185
Number of Employees

In 2019, Richland College paid a total of $13.6M to 185 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
185 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
146 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Richland College were No academic rank with 185 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richland College were Management with 146 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 104 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 70 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Richland College was Female No academic rank with 96 employees, Male No academic rank with 89 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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