Ulster County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,080
4.1% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,479
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.06%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,912
34% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.9%
125 Graduates

About

Ulster County Community College is a higher education institution located in Ulster County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Ulster County Community College were General Studies (115 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (27 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees).

In 2022, 413 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ulster County Community College. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (291 degrees), 4.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (71 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ulster County Community College is $5,080, which is $−3,032 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ulster County Community College is $5,080, which is $−3,032 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,479.

In 2022, 44% of undergraduate students attending Ulster County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 6% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,080
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ulster County Community College was $5,080. The cost of tuition at Ulster County Community College is $−3,032 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,479
2022 Value
17.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ulster County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,479. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ulster County Community College grew by 17.4%.

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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

$7,500
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ulster County Community College was of $7,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
6%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Ulster County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 46.7% with respect to 2021, when 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
3.06%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ulster County Community College was 3.06%, which represents 10 out of the 327 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

Ulster County Community College had a total enrollment of 2,912 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ulster County Community College is 989 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,923. This means that 34% of students enrolled at Ulster County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ulster County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.4% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.46% Black or African American, 3.64% Two or More Races, 3.26% Asian, 0.275% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0687% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ulster County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.9%), followed by White Male (29.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ulster County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,912 students. The full-time enrollment at Ulster County Community College is 989 and the part-time enrollment is 1,923. This means that 34% of students enrolled at Ulster County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2022 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 Ulster County Community College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Ulster County Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,759 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    496 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    159 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ulster County Community College is 60.4% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.46% Black or African American, 3.64% Two or More Races, 3.26% Asian, 0.275% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0687% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% 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, 284 students (9.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 91 more women than men received degrees from Ulster County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ulster County Community College is white (291 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (71 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Ulster County Community College is General Studies (115 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (27 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Ulster County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (143 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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 Ulster County Community College are Software developers (569,710 people), Other managers (260,277 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (190,859 people), Social workers, all other (188,317 people), and Police officers (146,122 people).

The most specialized majors at Ulster County Community College in 2022 are Protective Services (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (143 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (12 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (20 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Ulster County Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Ulster County Community College are Protective Services (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (143 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (12 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (20 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Ulster County Community College are Computer Systems Design (654,935 people), Elementary & secondary schools (468,032 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (379,084 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (284,681 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (202,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Ulster County Community College are Protective Services (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (143 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (12 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (20 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ulster County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 115 degrees awarded
  2. 27 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Ulster County Community College was General Studies with 115 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

161
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
252
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 161 degrees were awarded to men at Ulster County Community College, which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (252).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Ulster County Community College in General Studies, which is 0.671 times less than the 70 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Ulster County Community College in General Studies, which is 1.49 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Ulster County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Ulster County Community College is Female and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 4% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    291 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ulster County Community College is white (291 degrees awarded). There were 4.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (71 degrees).

2.18% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    189 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    102 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ulster County Community College is white female (189 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (102 degrees).

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Operations

Ulster County Community College employs 17 Associate professors, 16 Assistant professors and 14 Professors. Most academics at Ulster County Community College are Female Associate professor (12), Female Assistant professor (10), and Male Professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ulster County Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.68M - Federal
  2. $617k - State
  3. $701k - Local

As of 2022, Ulster County Community College received $1.68M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $617k from state grants and contracts, and $701k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.3M
2022 Salaries
4.12%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Ulster County Community College paid a median of $12.3M in salaries, a 4.12% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.15M
Instructional Salaries
50
Number of Employees

In 2022, Ulster County Community College paid a total of $3.15M to 50 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ulster County Community College were Associate professor with 17 employees, Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ulster County Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ulster County Community College was Female Associate professor with 12 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Male Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Ulster County Community College.

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