Trinidad State Junior College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,469

5.57% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,728

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,663

43.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

44.7%

110 Graduates

About

Trinidad State Junior College is a higher education institution located in Las Animas County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Trinidad State Junior College were .

In 2017, 839 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Trinidad State Junior College. 48% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (410 degrees), 1.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (317 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinidad State Junior College is $3,469, which is $-3,945 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Trinidad State Junior College is $3,469, which is $-3,945 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,728.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,469

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Trinidad State Junior College was $3,469. The cost of tuition at Trinidad State Junior College is $-3,945 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$12,728

2017 Value

14.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Trinidad State Junior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,728. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Trinidad State Junior College grew by 14.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,486

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Trinidad State Junior College was of $8,486 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 9.59% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

18%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Trinidad State Junior College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 43.1% with respect to 2016, when 51% 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.

15.4%

2016 Default Rate

38

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Trinidad State Junior College was 15.4%, which represents 38 out of the 247 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

Trinidad State Junior College has a total enrollment of 1,663 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinidad State Junior College is 723 students and the part-time enrollment is 940. This means that 43.5% of students enrolled at Trinidad State Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Trinidad State Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.6% Hispanic or Latino, 39.4% White, 2.16% Black or African American, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.722% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.541% Asian, and 0.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Trinidad State Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (28.2%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Trinidad State Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,663 students. The full-time enrollment at Trinidad State Junior College is 723 and the part-time enrollment is 940. This means that 43.5% of students enrolled at Trinidad State Junior College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Trinidad State Junior College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Trinidad State Junior 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

    742

  2. White

    655

  3. Black or African American

    36

The enrolled student population at Trinidad State Junior College is 44.6% Hispanic or Latino, 39.4% White, 2.16% Black or African American, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.722% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.541% Asian, and 0.18% 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 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, 144 students (8.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 33 fewer women than men received degrees from Trinidad State Junior College. The majority of degree recipients at Trinidad State Junior College are white (410 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (317 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Trinidad State Junior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (98 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (154 degrees), and Science Technologies (6 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 Trinidad State Junior College are Elementary & middle school teachers (64,209 people), Construction managers (34,792 people), Other managers (30,481 people), Chief executives & legislators (15,629 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (15,075 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinidad State Junior College are Construction (98 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (154 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Precision Production (28 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (188 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 Trinidad State Junior College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Information security analysts, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Trinidad State Junior College are Construction (98 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (154 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Precision Production (28 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (188 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 Trinidad State Junior College are Elementary & secondary schools (101,461 people), Construction (79,989 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (30,033 people), Restaurants & Food Services (29,607 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (25,609 people).

The most specialized majors at Trinidad State Junior College are Construction (98 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (154 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Precision Production (28 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (188 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 Trinidad State Junior 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 Trinidad State Junior College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 436

  2. 403

In 2017, 436 degrees were awarded to men at Trinidad State Junior College, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (403).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Trinidad State Junior College in Lineworker, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 82 degrees were awarded to women at Trinidad State Junior College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 6.83 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% of students graduating from Trinidad State Junior College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Trinidad State Junior College is Male and White (63.6% 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, 3.64% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    410 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    317 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Trinidad State Junior College is white (410 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (317 degrees).

5.24% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    247 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    193 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    163 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Trinidad State Junior College is white male (247 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (193 degrees).

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Operations

Trinidad State Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.04M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $39.6k (0.656%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Trinidad State Junior College had a total salary expenditure of $17.5M. Trinidad State Junior College employs 43 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Trinidad State Junior College are Female No academic ranks (22), Male No academic ranks(21), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinidad State Junior College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Service with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.04M

2017 Endowment

12.3%

decline from 2016

Trinidad State Junior College has an endowment valued at about $6.04M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Trinidad State Junior College declined 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.38M higher than 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.93M - Federal

  2. $1.57M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Trinidad State Junior College received $1.93M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.57M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.4M

2017 Salaries

37.1%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Trinidad State Junior College paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, which represents 59.4% of their overall expenditure ($17.5M) and a 37.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.6% decline from 2015 and a 16.1% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.79M

Instructional Salaries

43

Number of Employees

In 2017, Trinidad State Junior College paid a total of $1.79M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

43 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Trinidad State Junior College were No academic rank with 43 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Trinidad State Junior College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Service with 10 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Trinidad State Junior College was Female No academic rank with 22 employees, Male No academic rank with 21 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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