Baton Rouge Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,237

12.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,302

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.7%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

7,297

51.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

7.56%

81 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 1,231 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baton Rouge Community College. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (662 degrees), 1.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (382 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baton Rouge Community College is $3,237, which is $-4,083 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Baton Rouge Community College is $3,237, which is $-4,083 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,302.

In 2016, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,237

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Baton Rouge Community College was $3,237. The cost of tuition at Baton Rouge Community College is $-4,083 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$8,302

2016 Value

0.266%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Baton Rouge Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,302. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Baton Rouge Community College grew by 0.266%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,450

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baton Rouge Community College was of $7,450 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.121% 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

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Baton Rouge Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.51% 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.

12.7%

2015 Default Rate

279

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Baton Rouge Community College was 12.7%, which represents 279 out of the 2192 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

Baton Rouge Community 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 7,297 students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baton Rouge Community 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 Baton Rouge Community 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 Baton Rouge Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baton Rouge Community College has a total enrollment of 7,297 students. The full-time enrollment at Baton Rouge Community College is 3,731 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,566. This means that 51.1% of students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baton Rouge Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.2% Black or African American, 41.8% White, 4.77% Hispanic or Latino, 2.41% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.343% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0959% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (27.6%), followed by White Male (22.7%) and White Female (19.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baton Rouge Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,297 students. The full-time enrollment at Baton Rouge Community College is 3,731 and the part-time enrollment is 3,566. This means that 51.1% of students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%

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 Baton Rouge Community College was 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Baton Rouge Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    3,151

  2. White

    3,050

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    348

The enrolled student population at Baton Rouge Community College is 43.2% Black or African American, 41.8% White, 4.77% Hispanic or Latino, 2.41% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.343% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0959% 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, 297 students (4.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 167 more women than men received degrees from Baton Rouge Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Baton Rouge Community College are white (662 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (382 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baton Rouge Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (751 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (53 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 Baton Rouge Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,065,817 people), Miscellaneous managers (715,188 people), Financial managers (415,705 people), Chief executives & legislators (311,869 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (277,804 people).

The most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College are Transportation (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (751 degrees), Engineering Technologies (53 degrees), Legal (19 degrees), and Business (173 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 Baton Rouge Community College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing & sales managers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College are Transportation (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (751 degrees), Engineering Technologies (53 degrees), Legal (19 degrees), and Business (173 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 Baton Rouge Community College are Insurance carriers & related activities (516,649 people), Elementary & secondary schools (503,134 people), Banking & related activities (475,118 people), Computer Systems Design (427,161 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (360,728 people).

The most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College are Transportation (60 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (751 degrees), Engineering Technologies (53 degrees), Legal (19 degrees), and Business (173 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 Baton Rouge Community 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 Baton Rouge Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 532

  2. 699

In 2016, 532 degrees were awarded to men at Baton Rouge Community College, which is 0.761 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (699).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 226 degrees were awarded to men at Baton Rouge Community College in General Studies, which is 0.589 times less than the 384 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 384 degrees were awarded to women at Baton Rouge Community College in General Studies, which is 1.7 times more than the 226 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 6% of students graduating from Baton Rouge Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 11% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (30%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baton Rouge Community College is Female and Asian (30% 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, 2.47% 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

    662 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    382 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baton Rouge Community College is white (662 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (382 degrees).

5.61% of degree recipients (69 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    351 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    311 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    262 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baton Rouge Community College is white female (351 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (311 degrees).

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Operations

Baton Rouge Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.25M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $21k (0.933%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Baton Rouge Community College had a total expenditure of $63.2M. Of that $63.2M, they spent $26.9M on salaries and $63.2M on benefits.

Baton Rouge Community College employs 85 Instructors, 46 Associate professors, and 38 Assistant professors. Most academics at Baton Rouge Community College are Male Instructors (49), Female Instructors(36), and Female Associate professors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 82 employees, Management, with 62 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.25M

2015 Endowment

581%

growth from 2014

Baton Rouge Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.25M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Baton Rouge Community College grew 581% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $869k 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 Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.95M - Federal

  2. $427k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Baton Rouge Community College received $2.95M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $427k 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.

$26.9M

Salary Expenditure

$63.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Baton Rouge Community College had a total expenditure of $63.2M. Of that $63.2M, they spent $26.9M on salaries and $63.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$26.9M

2015 Salaries

2.75%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Baton Rouge Community College paid a median of $26.9M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($63.2M) and a 2.75% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 24.1% growth from 2013 and a 11.2% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.19M

Instructional Salaries

185

Number of Employees

In 2015, Baton Rouge Community College paid a total of $9.19M to 185 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.2% 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

85 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

82 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College were Instructor with 85 employees; Associate professor with 46 employees; and Associate professor with 38 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 82 employees; Management with 62 employees; and Service with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College was Male Instructor with 49 employees, Female Instructor with 36 employees, and Female Associate professor with 30 employees.

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

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