Tunxis Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,816

2.58% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,781

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.64%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,857

40.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

16.8%

91 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 587 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tunxis Community College. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (426 degrees), 5.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (74 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tunxis Community College is $3,816, which is $-3,598 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tunxis Community College is $3,816, which is $-3,598 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,781.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,816

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Tunxis Community College was $3,816. The cost of tuition at Tunxis Community College is $-3,598 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,781

2017 Value

2.08%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Tunxis Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,781. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Tunxis Community College grew by 2.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,479

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tunxis Community College was of $6,479 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

4%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Tunxis Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.08% with respect to 2016, when 49% 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.

9.64%

2016 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Tunxis Community College was 9.64%, which represents 19 out of the 197 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

Tunxis Community College has a total enrollment of 3,857 students. The full-time enrollment at Tunxis Community College is 1,553 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,304. This means that 40.3% of students enrolled at Tunxis Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tunxis Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.6% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.35% Black or African American, 4.07% Asian, 2.46% Two or More Races, 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.104% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Tunxis Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.8%), followed by White Female (28.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tunxis Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,857 students. The full-time enrollment at Tunxis Community College is 1,553 and the part-time enrollment is 2,304. This means that 40.3% of students enrolled at Tunxis Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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 Tunxis Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Tunxis 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

    2,300

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    832

  3. Black or African American

    322

The enrolled student population at Tunxis Community College is 59.6% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.35% Black or African American, 4.07% Asian, 2.46% Two or More Races, 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.104% 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, 125 students (3.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 115 more women than men received degrees from Tunxis Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Tunxis Community College are white (426 degrees awarded). There were 5.76 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (74 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tunxis Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (174 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 Tunxis Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,112,717 people), Other managers (698,988 people), Financial managers (435,847 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (421,269 people), and Chief executives & legislators (331,943 people).

The most specialized majors at Tunxis Community College are Human Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (174 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees), and Business (166 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 Tunxis Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Tunxis Community College are Human Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (174 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees), and Business (166 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 Tunxis Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (804,510 people), Banking & related activities (518,488 people), Computer Systems Design (476,006 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (461,468 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (459,462 people).

The most specialized majors at Tunxis Community College are Human Sciences (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (174 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees), and Business (166 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 Tunxis 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 Tunxis Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 236

  2. 351

In 2017, 236 degrees were awarded to men at Tunxis Community College, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (351).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Tunxis Community College in General Studies, which is 0.671 times less than the 85 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 85 degrees were awarded to women at Tunxis Community College in General Studies, which is 1.49 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 3% of students graduating from Tunxis Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (26.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tunxis Community College is Female and White (26.3% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    426 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    74 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tunxis Community College is white (426 degrees awarded). There were 5.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (74 degrees).

1.87% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    262 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    164 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tunxis Community College is white female (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (164 degrees).

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Operations

Tunxis Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $538k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17.2k (3.21%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Tunxis Community College had a total salary expenditure of $38.5M. Tunxis Community College employs 42 Professors, 8 Associate professors, and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Tunxis Community College are Female Professors (23), Male Professors(19), and Male Associate professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tunxis Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$538k

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Tunxis Community College has an endowment valued at about $538k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Tunxis Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.12M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Tunxis 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. $1.18M - Federal

  2. $926k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Tunxis Community College received $1.18M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $926k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.2M

2017 Salaries

4.24%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Tunxis Community College paid a median of $18.2M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($38.5M) and a 4.24% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.247% decline from 2015 and a 3.43% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.7M

Instructional Salaries

58

Number of Employees

In 2017, Tunxis Community College paid a total of $4.7M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

42 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

30 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tunxis Community College were Professor with 42 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tunxis Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tunxis Community College was Female Professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 19 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

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

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