Guilford Technical Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,976
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$9,488
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
19.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
10,072
43.3% Full-Time

About

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

In 2017, 2,485 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Guilford Technical Community College. 56.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,282 degrees), 1.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (699 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Guilford Technical Community College is $1,976, which is $-5,438 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Guilford Technical Community College is $1,976, which is $-5,438 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,488.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,976
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Guilford Technical Community College was $1,976. The cost of tuition at Guilford Technical Community College is $-5,438 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$9,488
2017 Value
9.49%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Guilford Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,488. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Guilford Technical Community College grew by 9.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,461
Room and Board
$1,298
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Guilford Technical Community College was of $7,461 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,298. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.19% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Guilford Technical Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.45% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.
19.1%
2016 Default Rate
619
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Guilford Technical Community College was 19.1%, which represents 619 out of the 3245 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

Guilford Technical Community College has a total enrollment of 10,072 students. The full-time enrollment at Guilford Technical Community College is 4,361 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,711. This means that 43.3% of students enrolled at Guilford Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Guilford Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.8% White, 37% Black or African American, 9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.78% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.596% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0894% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Guilford Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (23%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.3%) and White Female (20.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Guilford Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,072 students. The full-time enrollment at Guilford Technical Community College is 4,361 and the part-time enrollment is 5,711. This means that 43.3% of students enrolled at Guilford Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
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 Guilford Technical Community College was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Guilford Technical 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
    4,210
  2. Black or African American
    3,727
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    906

The enrolled student population at Guilford Technical Community College is 41.8% White, 37% Black or African American, 9% Hispanic or Latino, 4.78% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.596% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0894% 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, 283 students (2.81%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 331 more women than men received degrees from Guilford Technical Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Guilford Technical Community College are white (1,282 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (699 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Guilford Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (222 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Transportation (47 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 Guilford Technical Community College are Software developers (415,100 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,656 people), Other managers (119,851 people), Computer programmers (110,784 people), and Computer & information systems managers (100,199 people).

The most specialized majors at Guilford Technical Community College are Mechanical Technologies (222 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Transportation (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (220 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (526 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 Guilford Technical Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Guilford Technical Community College are Mechanical Technologies (222 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Transportation (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (220 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (526 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 Guilford Technical Community College are Computer Systems Design (476,120 people), Elementary & secondary schools (155,179 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (104,011 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (78,171 people), and Banking & related activities (77,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Guilford Technical Community College are Mechanical Technologies (222 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Transportation (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (220 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (526 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 Guilford Technical Community 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 Guilford Technical Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,077
  2. 1,408

In 2017, 1,077 degrees were awarded to men at Guilford Technical Community College, which is 0.765 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,408).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Guilford Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.788 times less than the 260 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 260 degrees were awarded to women at Guilford Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.27 times more than the 205 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 10% of students graduating from Guilford Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Guilford Technical Community College is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,282 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    699 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    154 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Guilford Technical Community College is white (1,282 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (699 degrees).

1.97% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    645 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    637 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    483 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Guilford Technical Community College is white female (645 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (637 degrees).

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Operations

Guilford Technical Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.49M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $346k (9.92%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Guilford Technical Community College had a total salary expenditure of $105M. Guilford Technical Community College employs 281 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Guilford Technical Community College are Male No academic ranks (149), Female No academic ranks(132), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Guilford Technical Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 98 employees, Service, with 62 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 62 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.49M
2017 Endowment
3.09%
growth from 2016

Guilford Technical Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.49M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Guilford Technical Community College grew 3.09% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $170k lower 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2017, Guilford Technical Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$42.5M
2017 Salaries
0.317%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Guilford Technical Community College paid a median of $42.5M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 0.317% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.37% decline from 2015 and a 3.87% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$16.6M
Instructional Salaries
281
Number of Employees

In 2017, Guilford Technical Community College paid a total of $16.6M to 281 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
281 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
98 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Guilford Technical Community College were No academic rank with 281 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Guilford Technical Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 98 employees; Service with 62 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 62 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Guilford Technical Community College was Male No academic rank with 149 employees, Female No academic rank with 132 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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