Atlantic Cape Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,720
3.33% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$9,087
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
15.6%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
5,528
44.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
17.5%
188 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 789 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Atlantic Cape Community College. 61.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (451 degrees), 3.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (117 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlantic Cape Community College is $3,720, which is $-3,694 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlantic Cape Community College is $3,720, which is $-3,694 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,087.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,720
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Atlantic Cape Community College was $3,720. The cost of tuition at Atlantic Cape Community College is $-3,694 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$9,087
2017 Value
11.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Atlantic Cape Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,087. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Atlantic Cape Community College grew by 11.7%.

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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

$19,600
Room and Board
$1,900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Atlantic Cape Community College was of $19,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
15%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Atlantic Cape Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Atlantic Cape Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
15.6%
2016 Default Rate
128
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Atlantic Cape Community College was 15.6%, which represents 128 out of the 818 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

Atlantic Cape Community College has a total enrollment of 5,528 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlantic Cape Community College is 2,449 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,079. This means that 44.3% of students enrolled at Atlantic Cape Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Atlantic Cape Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.5% White, 21.8% Hispanic or Latino, 14.3% Black or African American, 8.27% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 0.76% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.235% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Atlantic Cape Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.4%), followed by White Male (19.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Atlantic Cape Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,528 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlantic Cape Community College is 2,449 and the part-time enrollment is 3,079. This means that 44.3% of students enrolled at Atlantic Cape Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
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 Atlantic Cape Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Atlantic Cape 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
    2,459
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,206
  3. Black or African American
    792

The enrolled student population at Atlantic Cape Community College is 44.5% White, 21.8% Hispanic or Latino, 14.3% Black or African American, 8.27% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 0.76% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.235% 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, 401 students (7.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 183 more women than men received degrees from Atlantic Cape Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Atlantic Cape Community College are white (451 degrees awarded). There were 3.85 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (117 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Atlantic Cape Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (288 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), and Protective Services (55 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlantic Cape Community College are Social workers, all other (184,858 people), Police officers (124,457 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (111,626 people), Other managers (84,419 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (51,450 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlantic Cape Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (288 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), Protective Services (55 degrees), Transportation (10 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (38 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 Atlantic Cape Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Physicians, Medical & health services managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Atlantic Cape Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (288 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), Protective Services (55 degrees), Transportation (10 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (38 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 Atlantic Cape Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (319,158 people), Elementary & secondary schools (226,007 people), Individual & family services (114,500 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (93,825 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (79,333 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlantic Cape Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (288 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), Protective Services (55 degrees), Transportation (10 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (38 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 Atlantic Cape 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 Atlantic Cape 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. 303
  2. 486

In 2017, 303 degrees were awarded to men at Atlantic Cape Community College, which is 0.623 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (486).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Atlantic Cape Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.12 times more than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 127 degrees were awarded to women at Atlantic Cape Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.23 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Atlantic Cape Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Atlantic Cape Community College is Male and White (25.6% 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, 4.79% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    451 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    117 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Atlantic Cape Community College is white (451 degrees awarded). There were 3.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (117 degrees).

6.84% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    274 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    177 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Atlantic Cape Community College is white female (274 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (177 degrees).

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Operations

Atlantic Cape Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $101k (2.65%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Atlantic Cape Community College had a total salary expenditure of $54.3M. Atlantic Cape Community College employs 25 Associate professors, 23 Assistant professors, and 17 Professors. Most academics at Atlantic Cape Community College are Female Associate professors (16), Female Assistant professors(13), and Male Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlantic Cape Community College are: Service, with 40 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.81M
2017 Endowment
2.27%
growth from 2016

Atlantic Cape Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Atlantic Cape Community College grew 2.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $153k higher 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 Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.37M - Federal
  2. $318k - State
  3. $93.8k - Local

As of 2017, Atlantic Cape Community College received $2.37M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $318k from state grants and contracts, and $93.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.9M
2017 Salaries
3.83%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Atlantic Cape Community College paid a median of $23.9M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($54.3M) and a 3.83% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.69% growth from 2015 and a 0.119% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.95M
Instructional Salaries
71
Number of Employees

In 2017, Atlantic Cape Community College paid a total of $4.95M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Atlantic Cape Community College were Associate professor with 25 employees; Assistant professor with 23 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlantic Cape Community College were Service with 40 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Atlantic Cape Community College was Female Associate professor with 16 employees, Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

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

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