Bladen Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,128

5.56% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,467

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.52%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,248

43% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

10.8%

15 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 276 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bladen Community College. 72.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (124 degrees), 1.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bladen Community College is $2,128, which is $-5,192 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bladen Community College is $2,128, which is $-5,192 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,467.

In 2016, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,128

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Bladen Community College was $2,128. The cost of tuition at Bladen Community College is $-5,192 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$11,467

2016 Value

1.87%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Bladen Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,467. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Bladen Community College grew by 1.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,400

Room and Board

$1,850

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bladen Community College was of $7,400 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,850. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.78% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Bladen Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 13.7% with respect to 2015, when 73% 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.

9.52%

2015 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Bladen Community College was 9.52%, which represents 4 out of the 42 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

Bladen 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 1,248 students enrolled at Bladen Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Bladen Community College has a total enrollment of 1,248 students. The full-time enrollment at Bladen Community College is 537 students and the part-time enrollment is 711. This means that 43% of students enrolled at Bladen Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bladen Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.4% White, 30.1% Black or African American, 12.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 6.49% Hispanic or Latino, 0.721% Two or More Races, 0.561% Asian, and 0.0801% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bladen Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.3%) and White Male (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bladen Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,248 students. The full-time enrollment at Bladen Community College is 537 and the part-time enrollment is 711. This means that 43% of students enrolled at Bladen Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

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 Bladen Community College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Bladen 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

    579

  2. Black or African American

    376

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    161

The enrolled student population at Bladen Community College is 46.4% White, 30.1% Black or African American, 12.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 6.49% Hispanic or Latino, 0.721% Two or More Races, 0.561% Asian, and 0.0801% 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, 34 students (2.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 126 more women than men received degrees from Bladen Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Bladen Community College are white (124 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bladen Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (25 degrees awarded), Construction (12 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 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 Bladen Community College are Software developers, applications & systems software (410,191 people), Miscellaneous managers (154,807 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (120,816 people), Computer programmers (120,493 people), and Other Computer Occupations (111,691 people).

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (25 degrees awarded), Construction (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (12 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 Bladen Community College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (25 degrees awarded), Construction (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (12 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 Bladen Community College are Computer Systems Design (489,113 people), Elementary & secondary schools (209,305 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (111,644 people), Construction (97,086 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (97,085 people).

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (25 degrees awarded), Construction (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (12 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 Bladen 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 Bladen Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 75

  2. 201

In 2016, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Bladen Community College, which is 0.373 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (201).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Bladen Community College in Welding Technology, which is 11.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Bladen Community College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 11.3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 1% of students graduating from Bladen 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 12% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bladen Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% 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, 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

    124 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    84 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bladen Community College is white (124 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

2.9% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    87 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    64 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bladen Community College is white female (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (64 degrees).

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Operations

Bladen Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $381k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Bladen Community College had a total expenditure of $13.5M. Of that $13.5M, they spent $6.8M on salaries and $13.5M on benefits.

Bladen Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Bladen 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 Bladen Community College are: Management, with 20 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$381k

2015 Endowment

15.1%

growth from 2014

Bladen Community College has an endowment valued at about $381k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Bladen Community College grew 15.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.74M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Bladen Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 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.

$6.8M

Salary Expenditure

$13.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Bladen Community College had a total expenditure of $13.5M. Of that $13.5M, they spent $6.8M on salaries and $13.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$6.8M

2015 Salaries

6.52%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Bladen Community College paid a median of $6.8M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($13.5M) and a 6.52% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7% decline from 2013 and a 24% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.59M

Instructional Salaries

44

Number of Employees

In 2015, Bladen Community College paid a total of $2.59M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.1% 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

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bladen 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 Bladen Community College were Management with 20 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 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 Bladen 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 Bladen Community College.

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