Lee College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,300

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,846

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

7,133

19.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

35%

167 Graduates

About

Lee College is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lee College were .

In 2016, 2,205 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lee College. 31.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 68.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (895 degrees), 1.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (802 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lee College is $1,300, which is $-6,020 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lee College is $1,300, which is $-6,020 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,846.

In 2016, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,300

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lee College was $1,300. The cost of tuition at Lee College is $-6,020 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,846

2016 Value

23.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lee College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,846. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lee College grew by 23.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,456

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lee College was of $7,456 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.75% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

8%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Lee College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 35.1% with respect to 2015, when 57% 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.

13.6%

2015 Default Rate

54

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lee College was 13.6%, which represents 54 out of the 396 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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Admissions

Lee College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 7,133 students enrolled at Lee College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lee College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lee College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Lee College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lee College has a total enrollment of 7,133 students. The full-time enrollment at Lee College is 1,381 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,752. This means that 19.4% of students enrolled at Lee College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.7% Hispanic or Latino, 39.6% White, 15.5% Black or African American, 2.05% Two or More Races, 1.12% Asian, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lee College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (22.7%), followed by White Female (19.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,133 students. The full-time enrollment at Lee College is 1,381 and the part-time enrollment is 5,752. This means that 19.4% of students enrolled at Lee College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2016 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 Lee College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Lee 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

    2,832

  2. White

    2,827

  3. Black or African American

    1,104

The enrolled student population at Lee College is 39.7% Hispanic or Latino, 39.6% White, 15.5% Black or African American, 2.05% Two or More Races, 1.12% Asian, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 95 students (1.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 797 fewer women than men received degrees from Lee College. The majority of degree recipients at Lee College are white (895 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (802 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lee College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (290 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (539 degrees), and Precision Production (190 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 Lee College are Miscellaneous managers (58,776 people), Construction managers (33,732 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (31,154 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (30,492 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (15,277 people).

The most specialized majors at Lee College are Science Technologies (290 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (539 degrees), Precision Production (190 degrees), Transportation (57 degrees), and Communication Technologies (23 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 Lee College are Marketing & sales managers, Chief executives & legislators, General & operations managers, Personal financial advisors, and Ship & boat captains & operators

The most specialized majors at Lee College are Science Technologies (290 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (539 degrees), Precision Production (190 degrees), Transportation (57 degrees), and Communication Technologies (23 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 Lee College are Construction (82,051 people), Computer Systems Design (51,845 people), Air transportation (32,685 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (23,933 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (18,507 people).

The most specialized majors at Lee College are Science Technologies (290 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (539 degrees), Precision Production (190 degrees), Transportation (57 degrees), and Communication Technologies (23 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 Lee 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lee College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,501

  2. 704

In 2016, 1,501 degrees were awarded to men at Lee College, which is 2.13 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (704).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 225 degrees were awarded to men at Lee College in Chemical Technology, which is 3.46 times more than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 98 degrees were awarded to women at Lee College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.78 times more than the 55 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

24%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 16% of students graduating from Lee College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lee College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.2% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    895 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    802 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    396 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lee College is white (895 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (802 degrees).

0.68% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    633 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    530 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    272 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lee College is white male (633 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (530 degrees).

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Operations

Lee College has an endowment valued at nearly $375k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $352k (93.8%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Lee College had a total expenditure of $62.6M. Of that $62.6M, they spent $27.4M on salaries and $62.6M on benefits.

Lee College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Lee College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lee College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, Service, with 48 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$375k

2015 Endowment

0.000267%

decline from 2014

Lee College has an endowment valued at about $375k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lee College declined 0.000267% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.74M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Lee 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.42M - Federal

  2. $979k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lee College received $1.42M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $979k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$27.4M

Salary Expenditure

$62.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lee College had a total expenditure of $62.6M. Of that $62.6M, they spent $27.4M on salaries and $62.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Lee College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$27.4M

2015 Salaries

5.09%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Lee College paid a median of $27.4M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($62.6M) and a 5.09% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.04% growth from 2013 and a 1.99% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M

Instructional Salaries

166

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lee College paid a total of $10.5M to 166 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

63 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lee College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lee College were Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees; Service with 48 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lee College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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