Big Bend Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,852

0.156% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,152

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

21.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,193

68.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

36.7%

98 Graduates

About

Big Bend Community College is a higher education institution located in Grant County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Big Bend Community College were .

In 2016, 947 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Big Bend Community College. 49% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (520 degrees), 1.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (343 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Big Bend Community College is $3,852, which is $-3,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Big Bend Community College is $3,852, which is $-3,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,152.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,852

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Big Bend Community College was $3,852. The cost of tuition at Big Bend Community College is $-3,468 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,152

2016 Value

13.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Big Bend Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,152. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Big Bend Community College grew by 13.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,460

Room and Board

$1,050

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Big Bend Community College was of $8,460 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,050. The cost of room and board increased by 0.894% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.94% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

19%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Big Bend Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.92% with respect to 2015, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.

21.5%

2015 Default Rate

85

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Big Bend Community College was 21.5%, which represents 85 out of the 395 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

Big Bend 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 2,193 students enrolled at Big Bend Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Big Bend 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 Big Bend 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 Big Bend Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Big Bend Community College has a total enrollment of 2,193 students. The full-time enrollment at Big Bend Community College is 1,494 students and the part-time enrollment is 699. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at Big Bend Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Big Bend Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.8% White, 37.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.83% Two or More Races, 1.78% Asian, 1.14% Black or African American, 0.593% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0456% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Big Bend Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.9%), followed by White Male (24%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (22.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Big Bend Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,193 students. The full-time enrollment at Big Bend Community College is 1,494 and the part-time enrollment is 699. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at Big Bend Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Big Bend Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Big Bend 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

    1,115

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    823

  3. Two or More Races

    62

The enrolled student population at Big Bend Community College is 50.8% White, 37.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.83% Two or More Races, 1.78% Asian, 1.14% Black or African American, 0.593% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0456% 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, 106 students (4.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 19 fewer women than men received degrees from Big Bend Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Big Bend Community College are white (520 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (343 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Big Bend Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (254 degrees awarded), Transportation (46 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (325 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 Big Bend Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,866,963 people), Secondary school teachers (293,571 people), Education administrators (240,477 people), Special education teachers (118,024 people), and Miscellaneous managers (115,745 people).

The most specialized majors at Big Bend Community College are Mechanical Technologies (254 degrees awarded), Transportation (46 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (325 degrees), Precision Production (25 degrees), and Education (102 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Big Bend Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Marketing & sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Big Bend Community College are Mechanical Technologies (254 degrees awarded), Transportation (46 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (325 degrees), Precision Production (25 degrees), and Education (102 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Big Bend Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,712,001 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (199,742 people), Construction (117,744 people), Hospitals (117,691 people), and Child day care services (89,358 people).

The most specialized majors at Big Bend Community College are Mechanical Technologies (254 degrees awarded), Transportation (46 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (325 degrees), Precision Production (25 degrees), and Education (102 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 Big Bend 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 Big Bend Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 483

  2. 464

In 2016, 483 degrees were awarded to men at Big Bend Community College, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (464).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Big Bend Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.72 times less than the 189 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 189 degrees were awarded to women at Big Bend Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.39 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% of students graduating from Big Bend Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Big Bend Community College is Male and Asian (100% 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, 2.04% 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

    520 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    343 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Big Bend Community College is white (520 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (343 degrees).

3.8% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    288 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    232 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    200 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Big Bend Community College is white male (288 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (232 degrees).

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Operations

Big Bend Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.18M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $265k (12.2%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Big Bend Community College had a total expenditure of $29.6M. Of that $29.6M, they spent $12.2M on salaries and $29.6M on benefits.

Big Bend Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Big Bend Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Big Bend Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Management with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.18M

2015 Endowment

12.1%

growth from 2014

Big Bend Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.18M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Big Bend Community College grew 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $938k 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.77M - Federal

  2. $1.67M - State

  3. $1.4M - Local

As of 2015, Big Bend Community College received $2.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.67M from state grants and contracts, and $1.4M 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.

$12.2M

Salary Expenditure

$29.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Big Bend Community College had a total expenditure of $29.6M. Of that $29.6M, they spent $12.2M on salaries and $29.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Big Bend Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.2M

2015 Salaries

4.3%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Big Bend Community College paid a median of $12.2M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($29.6M) and a 4.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.6% decline from 2013 and a 20.4% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.58M

Instructional Salaries

44

Number of Employees

In 2015, Big Bend Community College paid a total of $2.58M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.1% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Big Bend Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Big Bend Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees; and Management with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Big Bend Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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