Bladen Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,128
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,516
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
23.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,057
37.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
31.7%
33 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 2020, 550 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bladen Community College. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (274 degrees), 2.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (106 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bladen Community College is $2,128, which is $−5,852 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bladen Community College is $2,128, which is $−5,852 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,516.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students attending Bladen Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,128
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bladen Community College was $2,128. The cost of tuition at Bladen Community College is $−5,852 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,516
2020 Value
0.187%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bladen Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,516. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bladen Community College grew by 0.187%.

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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 2020. 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 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Bladen Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 14.5% with respect to 2019, when 62% 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.
23.1%
2018 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Bladen Community College was 23.1%, which represents 6 out of the 26 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

Bladen Community College has a total enrollment of 1,057 students. The full-time enrollment at Bladen Community College is 400 students and the part-time enrollment is 657. This means that 37.8% of students enrolled at Bladen Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bladen Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.6% White, 23.9% Black or African American, 12.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.88% Two or More Races, 0.378% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bladen Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.8%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (16.5%). 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

37.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bladen Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,057 students. The full-time enrollment at Bladen Community College is 400 and the part-time enrollment is 657. This means that 37.8% of students enrolled at Bladen Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%
2020 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 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Bladen Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    482
  2. Black or African American
    253
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    133

The enrolled student population at Bladen Community College is 45.6% White, 23.9% Black or African American, 12.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.88% Two or More Races, 0.378% Asian, and 0% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 150 more women than men received degrees from Bladen Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bladen Community College is white (274 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (106 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 (61 degrees awarded), Construction (25 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (156 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 Bladen Community College are Registered nurses (1,308,228 people), Medical & health services managers (152,145 people), Pharmacists (132,226 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (128,989 people), and Police officers (128,823 people).

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (25 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (156 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (23 degrees), and Health (156 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 Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (25 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (156 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (23 degrees), and Health (156 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 Bladen Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,462,794 people), Elementary & secondary schools (349,178 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (328,519 people), Outpatient care centers (220,918 people), and Offices of physicians (190,752 people).

The most specialized majors at Bladen Community College are Precision Production (61 degrees awarded), Construction (25 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (156 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (23 degrees), and Health (156 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 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 Bladen Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

200
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
350
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 200 degrees were awarded to men at Bladen Community College, which is 0.571 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (350).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Bladen Community College in Welding Technology, which is 11.2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 73 degrees were awarded to women at Bladen Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.7 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from Bladen Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bladen Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.03% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    274 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    106 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bladen Community College is white (274 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (106 degrees).

4.18% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    167 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    107 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bladen Community College is white female (167 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (107 degrees).

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Operations

Bladen Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $586k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Bladen Community College had a total salary expenditure of $14.9M. Bladen Community College employs 42 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Bladen Community College are Female No academic ranks (23), Male No academic ranks(19), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bladen Community College are: Management, with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$586k
2020 Endowment
18.2%
growth from 2019

Bladen Community College has an endowment valued at about $586k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Bladen Community College grew 18.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.84M 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 2020, 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

Salary Expenditure

$6.86M
2020 Salaries
8.64%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Bladen Community College paid a median of $6.86M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($14.9M) and a 8.64% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.72% growth from 2018 and a 3.14% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.49M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2020, Bladen Community College paid a total of $2.49M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bladen Community College were No academic rank with 42 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bladen Community College were Management with 19 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bladen Community College was Female No academic rank with 23 employees, and Male No academic rank with 19 employees.

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