Aims Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,608
0.557% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$6,812
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.2%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
6,634
33.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34%
107 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 1,847 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Aims Community College. 50.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,093 degrees), 1.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (644 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Aims Community College is $1,608, which is $−6,216 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Aims Community College is $1,608, which is $−6,216 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,812.

In 2019, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,608
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Aims Community College was $1,608. The cost of tuition at Aims Community College is $−6,216 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$6,812
2019 Value
9.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Aims Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,812. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Aims Community College grew by 9.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,332
Room and Board
$1,475
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Aims Community College was of $10,332 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,475. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
8%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Aims Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.44% with respect to 2018, when 41% 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.
13.2%
2017 Default Rate
90
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Aims Community College was 13.2%, which represents 90 out of the 681 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

Aims Community College has a total enrollment of 6,634 students. The full-time enrollment at Aims Community College is 2,200 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,434. This means that 33.2% of students enrolled at Aims Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Aims Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.2% White, 34.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.53% Two or More Races, 1.93% Black or African American, 1.49% Asian, 0.588% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.271% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Aims Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (28.2%), followed by White Female (26%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Aims Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,634 students. The full-time enrollment at Aims Community College is 2,200 and the part-time enrollment is 4,434. This means that 33.2% of students enrolled at Aims Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2019 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 Aims Community College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Aims Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,595
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,278
  3. Two or More Races
    168

The enrolled student population at Aims Community College is 54.2% White, 34.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.53% Two or More Races, 1.93% Black or African American, 1.49% Asian, 0.588% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.271% 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 44% White, 26.9% 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, 223 students (3.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 17 more women than men received degrees from Aims Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Aims Community College is white (1,093 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (644 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Aims Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (172 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (270 degrees), and Construction (79 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 Aims Community College are Police officers (135,806 people), Other managers (73,593 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (68,374 people), Construction managers (43,514 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (37,902 people).

The most specialized majors at Aims Community College are Precision Production (172 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (270 degrees), Construction (79 degrees), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), and Protective Services (151 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 Aims Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Aims Community College are Precision Production (172 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (270 degrees), Construction (79 degrees), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), and Protective Services (151 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 Aims Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (327,125 people), Elementary & secondary schools (154,422 people), Construction (111,297 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (53,726 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (48,525 people).

The most specialized majors at Aims Community College are Precision Production (172 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (270 degrees), Construction (79 degrees), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), and Protective Services (151 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 Aims 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 Aims Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

915
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
932
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 915 degrees were awarded to men at Aims Community College, which is 0.982 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (932).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 238 degrees were awarded to men at Aims Community College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 13.2 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 252 degrees were awarded to women at Aims Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.31 times more than the 109 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 23% of students graduating from Aims Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 Aims Community College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,093 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    644 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Aims Community College is white (1,093 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (644 degrees).

0.975% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    570 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    523 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    351 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Aims Community College is white male (570 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (523 degrees).

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Operations

Aims Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.11M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.12M (51.5%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Aims Community College had a total salary expenditure of $67.3M. Aims Community College employs 62 Professors, 49 Instructors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Aims Community College are Female Professors (36), Male Professors(26), and Female Instructors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Aims Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 64 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.11M
2019 Endowment
6.08%
growth from 2018

Aims Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.11M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Aims Community College grew 6.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $188k 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.17M - Federal
  2. $3.83M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Aims Community College received $1.17M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.83M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32M
2019 Salaries
7.24%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Aims Community College paid a median of $32M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($67.3M) and a 7.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.58% growth from 2017 and a 20.6% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.64M
Instructional Salaries
120
Number of Employees

In 2019, Aims Community College paid a total of $7.64M to 120 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
62 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
64 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Aims Community College were Professor with 62 employees; Instructor with 49 employees; and Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Aims Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 64 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Aims Community College was Female Professor with 36 employees, Male Professor with 26 employees, and Female Instructor with 25 employees.

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

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