Louisiana Delta Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,214
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$8,773
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
29.6%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
3,666
51.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
27.2%
152 Graduates

About

Louisiana Delta Community College is a higher education institution located in Ouachita Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Louisiana Delta Community College were .

In 2017, 1,765 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Louisiana Delta Community College. 48.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (850 degrees), 1.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (683 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana Delta Community College is $3,214, which is $-4,200 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Louisiana Delta Community College is $3,214, which is $-4,200 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,773.

In 2017, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,214
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Louisiana Delta Community College was $3,214. The cost of tuition at Louisiana Delta Community College is $-4,200 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,773
2017 Value
1.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Louisiana Delta Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,773. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Louisiana Delta Community College grew by 1.06%.

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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

$9,073
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Louisiana Delta Community College was of $9,073 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.64% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Louisiana Delta Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 7.94% with respect to 2016, when 63% 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.
29.6%
2016 Default Rate
126
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Louisiana Delta Community College was 29.6%, which represents 126 out of the 425 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

Louisiana Delta Community College has a total enrollment of 3,666 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana Delta Community College is 1,876 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,790. This means that 51.2% of students enrolled at Louisiana Delta Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Louisiana Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.2% White, 34.2% Black or African American, 2.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Two or More Races, 0.627% Asian, 0.245% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.136% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Louisiana Delta Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (26.5%) and White Male (20.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Louisiana Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,666 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana Delta Community College is 1,876 and the part-time enrollment is 1,790. This means that 51.2% of students enrolled at Louisiana Delta Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%
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 Louisiana Delta Community College was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Louisiana Delta 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
    1,768
  2. Black or African American
    1,254
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    89

The enrolled student population at Louisiana Delta Community College is 48.2% White, 34.2% Black or African American, 2.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Two or More Races, 0.627% Asian, 0.245% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.136% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 57 fewer women than men received degrees from Louisiana Delta Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Louisiana Delta Community College are white (850 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (683 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Louisiana Delta Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (510 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (105 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 Louisiana Delta Community College are Registered nurses (1,300,086 people), Medical & health services managers (137,237 people), Pharmacists (129,591 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (128,457 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana Delta Community College are Precision Production (510 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees), and Health (549 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 Louisiana Delta Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Louisiana Delta Community College are Precision Production (510 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees), and Health (549 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Louisiana Delta Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,432,180 people), Elementary & secondary schools (315,415 people), Outpatient care centers (198,864 people), Offices of physicians (191,230 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (161,424 people).

The most specialized majors at Louisiana Delta Community College are Precision Production (510 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees), and Health (549 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 Louisiana Delta 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 Louisiana Delta 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. 911
  2. 854

In 2017, 911 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana Delta Community College, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (854).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 490 degrees were awarded to men at Louisiana Delta Community College in Welding Technology, which is 24.5 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 204 degrees were awarded to women at Louisiana Delta Community College in Health Aide, which is 12.8 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
12%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Louisiana Delta Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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 Louisiana Delta Community College is Male and Asian (100% 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, 1.32% 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
    850 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    683 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Louisiana Delta Community College is white (850 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (683 degrees).

6.35% of degree recipients (112 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    470 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    382 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    380 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Louisiana Delta Community College is white male (470 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (382 degrees).

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Operations

Louisiana Delta Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $639k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $42.3k (6.61%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Louisiana Delta Community College had a total salary expenditure of $29.2M. Louisiana Delta Community College employs 63 Instructors, 7 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Louisiana Delta Community College are Female Instructors (32), Male Instructors(31), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana Delta Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 58 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$639k
2017 Endowment
8.27%
growth from 2016

Louisiana Delta Community College has an endowment valued at about $639k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Louisiana Delta Community College grew 8.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.02M 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. $2.67M - Federal
  2. $3.37M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Louisiana Delta Community College received $2.67M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.37M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.6M
2017 Salaries
6.73%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Louisiana Delta Community College paid a median of $11.6M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($29.2M) and a 6.73% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.72% growth from 2015 and a 2.57% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.27M
Instructional Salaries
79
Number of Employees

In 2017, Louisiana Delta Community College paid a total of $3.27M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
58 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Louisiana Delta Community College were Instructor with 63 employees; Associate professor with 7 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana Delta Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 58 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Louisiana Delta Community College was Female Instructor with 32 employees, Male Instructor with 31 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

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

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