Blinn College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,320
1.85% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,400
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.7%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
20,116
47.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
7.36%
314 Graduates

About

Blinn College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Blinn College were .

In 2019, 1,722 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blinn College. 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,078 degrees), 2.97 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (363 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blinn College is $1,320, which is $−6,504 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blinn College is $1,320, which is $−6,504 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,400.

In 2019, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,320
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Blinn College was $1,320. The cost of tuition at Blinn College is $−6,504 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$13,400
2019 Value
4.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Blinn College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,400. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Blinn College grew by 4.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,223
Room and Board
$1,665
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blinn College was of $9,223 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,665. The cost of room and board increased by 6.36% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.77% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
24%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Blinn College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 32% 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.
13.7%
2017 Default Rate
523
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Blinn College was 13.7%, which represents 523 out of the 3809 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

Blinn College has a total enrollment of 20,116 students. The full-time enrollment at Blinn College is 9,635 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,481. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at Blinn College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blinn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.1% White, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.5% Black or African American, 3.65% Two or More Races, 2.28% Asian, 0.611% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.139% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Blinn College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.6%), followed by White Female (27.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%). 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

47.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blinn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,116 students. The full-time enrollment at Blinn College is 9,635 and the part-time enrollment is 10,481. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at Blinn College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
2019 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 Blinn College was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Blinn College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    11,684
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,749
  3. Black or African American
    1,911

The enrolled student population at Blinn College is 58.1% White, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.5% Black or African American, 3.65% Two or More Races, 2.28% Asian, 0.611% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.139% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 361 students (1.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 384 more women than men received degrees from Blinn College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Blinn College is white (1,078 degrees awarded). There were 2.97 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (363 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Blinn College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (57 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (573 degrees), and Protective Services (144 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 Blinn College are Police officers (136,134 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (107,002 people), Other managers (91,913 people), Social workers, all other (46,609 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (42,990 people).

The most specialized majors at Blinn College are Agriculture (57 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (573 degrees), Protective Services (144 degrees), Human Sciences (51 degrees), and Science Technologies (6 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 Blinn College are Dentists, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Blinn College are Agriculture (57 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (573 degrees), Protective Services (144 degrees), Human Sciences (51 degrees), and Science Technologies (6 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 Blinn College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (336,711 people), Elementary & secondary schools (249,295 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (94,163 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (80,994 people), and Construction (59,511 people).

The most specialized majors at Blinn College are Agriculture (57 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (573 degrees), Protective Services (144 degrees), Human Sciences (51 degrees), and Science Technologies (6 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 Blinn 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 Blinn College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

669
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,053
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 669 degrees were awarded to men at Blinn College, which is 0.635 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,053).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 234 degrees were awarded to men at Blinn College in General Studies, which is 0.69 times less than the 339 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 339 degrees were awarded to women at Blinn College in General Studies, which is 1.45 times more than the 234 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
7%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 3% of students graduating from Blinn College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 7% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 10% 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 (12.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blinn College is Female and Asian (12.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.91% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,078 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    363 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    176 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blinn College is white (1,078 degrees awarded). There were 2.97 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (363 degrees).

1.05% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    635 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    443 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Blinn College is white female (635 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (443 degrees).

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Operations

Blinn College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.86M (12.7%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Blinn College had a total salary expenditure of $121M. Blinn College employs 419 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blinn College are Female No academic ranks (212), Male No academic ranks(207), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blinn College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 151 employees, Service, with 74 employees, and Management with 73 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.5M
2019 Endowment
9.01%
growth from 2018

Blinn College has an endowment valued at about $22.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Blinn College grew 9.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.2M 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. $1.23M - Federal
  2. $3.34M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Blinn College received $1.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.34M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$49.9M
2019 Salaries
6.66%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Blinn College paid a median of $49.9M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($121M) and a 6.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.93% decline from 2017 and a 2.47% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23.4M
Instructional Salaries
419
Number of Employees

In 2019, Blinn College paid a total of $23.4M to 419 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
419 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
151 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blinn College were No academic rank with 419 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blinn College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 151 employees; Service with 74 employees; and Management with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blinn College was Female No academic rank with 212 employees, Male No academic rank with 207 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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