Arapahoe Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,574
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,435
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
12,759
16.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
19.7%
93 Graduates

About

Arapahoe Community College is a higher education institution located in Arapahoe County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Arapahoe Community College were Crisis/Disaster Management (0 degrees awarded) and Registered Nursing (0 degrees).

In 2019, 1,509 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arapahoe Community College. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,013 degrees), 4.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (232 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arapahoe Community College is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arapahoe Community College is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,435.

In 2019, 15% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,574
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Arapahoe Community College was $3,574. The cost of tuition at Arapahoe Community College is $−4,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$9,435
2019 Value
24%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Arapahoe Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,435. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Arapahoe Community College grew by 24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,547
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arapahoe Community College was of $11,547 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 11.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 11.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

15%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

15% of undergraduate students at Arapahoe Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 15% 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.
11.1%
2017 Default Rate
195
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Arapahoe Community College was 11.1%, which represents 195 out of the 1754 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

Arapahoe Community College has a total enrollment of 12,759 students. The full-time enrollment at Arapahoe Community College is 2,110 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,649. This means that 16.5% of students enrolled at Arapahoe Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arapahoe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.2% White, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.62% Two or More Races, 3.6% Asian, 2.27% Black or African American, 0.486% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.251% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arapahoe Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.57%). 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

16.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arapahoe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,759 students. The full-time enrollment at Arapahoe Community College is 2,110 and the part-time enrollment is 10,649. This means that 16.5% of students enrolled at Arapahoe Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Arapahoe Community College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Arapahoe Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,295
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,843
  3. Two or More Races
    462

The enrolled student population at Arapahoe Community College is 57.2% White, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.62% Two or More Races, 3.6% Asian, 2.27% Black or African American, 0.486% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.251% 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, 2,154 students (16.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 367 more women than men received degrees from Arapahoe Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Arapahoe Community College is white (1,013 degrees awarded). There were 4.37 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (232 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Arapahoe Community College is Crisis/Disaster Management (0 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (0 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Arapahoe Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (135 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (62 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 Arapahoe Community College are Registered nurses (1,378,301 people), Medical & health services managers (147,027 people), Pharmacists (133,927 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,399 people), and Physicians (100,105 people).

The most specialized majors at Arapahoe Community College are Human Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (135 degrees), Engineering Technologies (62 degrees), Legal (39 degrees), and Health (578 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 Arapahoe Community College are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Arapahoe Community College are Human Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (135 degrees), Engineering Technologies (62 degrees), Legal (39 degrees), and Health (578 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 Arapahoe Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,461,895 people), Elementary & secondary schools (281,263 people), Outpatient care centers (233,313 people), Offices of physicians (220,266 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (147,638 people).

The most specialized majors at Arapahoe Community College are Human Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (135 degrees), Engineering Technologies (62 degrees), Legal (39 degrees), and Health (578 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 Arapahoe Community College.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Arapahoe Community College was Crisis/Disaster Management with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

571
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
938
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 571 degrees were awarded to men at Arapahoe Community College, which is 0.609 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (938).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Arapahoe Community College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 12.5 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 234 degrees were awarded to women at Arapahoe Community College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 10.2 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arapahoe Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 3.23% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,013 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    232 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arapahoe Community College is white (1,013 degrees awarded). There were 4.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (232 degrees).

6.76% of degree recipients (102 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    621 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    392 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Arapahoe Community College is white female (621 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (392 degrees).

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Operations

Arapahoe Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $642k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Arapahoe Community College had a total salary expenditure of $58.4M. Arapahoe Community College employs 102 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Arapahoe Community College are Female Professors (62), Male Professors(40), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arapahoe Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 60 employees, Management, with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Arapahoe Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Arapahoe Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $285k - Federal
  2. $3.15M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Arapahoe Community College received $285k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.15M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.9M
2019 Salaries
7.34%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Arapahoe Community College paid a median of $22.9M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($58.4M) and a 7.34% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.3% decline from 2017 and a 6.05% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.01M
Instructional Salaries
102
Number of Employees

In 2019, Arapahoe Community College paid a total of $7.01M to 102 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% 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
102 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arapahoe Community College were Professor with 102 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arapahoe Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 60 employees; Management with 43 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arapahoe Community College was Female Professor with 62 employees, Male Professor with 40 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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