Salt Lake Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,319

2.47% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,120

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

29,620

26.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

22.1%

406 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 6,432 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salt Lake Community College. 49.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,677 degrees), 5.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (926 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salt Lake Community College is $3,319, which is $-4,095 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salt Lake Community College is $3,319, which is $-4,095 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,120.

In 2017, 27% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,319

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Salt Lake Community College was $3,319. The cost of tuition at Salt Lake Community College is $-4,095 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,120

2017 Value

13.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Salt Lake Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,120. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Salt Lake Community College grew by 13.3%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,200

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salt Lake Community College was of $10,200 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 3.03% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 22.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

27%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

14%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

27% of undergraduate students at Salt Lake Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 10% with respect to 2016, when 30% 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.

11.9%

2016 Default Rate

530

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Salt Lake Community College was 11.9%, which represents 530 out of the 4444 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

Salt Lake Community College has a total enrollment of 29,620 students. The full-time enrollment at Salt Lake Community College is 7,811 students and the part-time enrollment is 21,809. This means that 26.4% of students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salt Lake Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.4% White, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% Asian, 2.91% Two or More Races, 2.12% Black or African American, 1.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.766% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.1%), followed by White Male (31.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salt Lake Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,620 students. The full-time enrollment at Salt Lake Community College is 7,811 and the part-time enrollment is 21,809. This means that 26.4% of students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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 Salt Lake Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Salt Lake Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    19,950

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5,456

  3. Asian

    1,125

The enrolled student population at Salt Lake Community College is 67.4% White, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% Asian, 2.91% Two or More Races, 2.12% Black or African American, 1.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.766% 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, 739 students (2.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 70 fewer women than men received degrees from Salt Lake Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Salt Lake Community College are white (4,677 degrees awarded). There were 5.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (926 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Salt Lake Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,568 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (36 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (749 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 Salt Lake Community College are Software developers (415,100 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,656 people), Other managers (118,858 people), Computer programmers (110,784 people), and Computer & information systems managers (100,199 people).

The most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,568 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (36 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (749 degrees), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Transportation (50 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 Salt Lake Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,568 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (36 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (749 degrees), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Transportation (50 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 Salt Lake Community College are Computer Systems Design (475,629 people), Elementary & secondary schools (155,179 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (104,286 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (78,171 people), and Banking & related activities (77,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,568 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (36 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (749 degrees), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Transportation (50 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 Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,251

  2. 3,181

In 2017, 3,251 degrees were awarded to men at Salt Lake Community College, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,181).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Salt Lake Community College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 903 degrees were awarded to men at Salt Lake Community College in General Studies, which is 0.809 times less than the 1116 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1116 degrees were awarded to women at Salt Lake Community College in General Studies, which is 1.24 times more than the 903 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

21%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from Salt Lake Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (26.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salt Lake Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (26.8% 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, 1.72% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,677 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    926 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    280 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salt Lake Community College is white (4,677 degrees awarded). There were 5.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (926 degrees).

1.52% of degree recipients (98 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    2,444 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    2,233 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    515 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Salt Lake Community College is white male (2,444 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,233 degrees).

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Operations

Salt Lake Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.78M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.93M (28.4%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Salt Lake Community College had a total salary expenditure of $217M. Salt Lake Community College employs 152 Assistant professors, 110 Associate professors, and 54 Professors. Most academics at Salt Lake Community College are Male Assistant professors (82), Female Assistant professors(70), and Male Associate professors (59).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 228 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 191 employees, and Management with 138 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.78M

2017 Endowment

35.6%

growth from 2016

Salt Lake Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.78M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Salt Lake Community College grew 35.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.12M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Salt Lake 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.85M - Federal

  2. $521k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Salt Lake Community College received $4.85M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $521k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$102M

2017 Salaries

6.98%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Salt Lake Community College paid a median of $102M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($217M) and a 6.98% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.31% growth from 2015 and a 6.03% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$19.3M

Instructional Salaries

328

Number of Employees

In 2017, Salt Lake Community College paid a total of $19.3M to 328 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.9% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

152 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

228 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College were Assistant professor with 152 employees; Associate professor with 110 employees; and Associate professor with 54 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 228 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 191 employees; and Management with 138 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College was Male Assistant professor with 82 employees, Female Assistant professor with 70 employees, and Male Associate professor with 59 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Salt Lake Community College.

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