Bluegrass Community and Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,888

3.85% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,496

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

9,478

45.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

19.2%

272 Graduates

About

Bluegrass Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Fayette County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bluegrass Community and Technical College were .

In 2017, 3,527 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. 48.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,873 degrees), 9.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (305 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $3,888, which is $-3,526 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $3,888, which is $-3,526 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,496.

In 2017, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 28% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,888

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was $3,888. The cost of tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $-3,526 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,496

2017 Value

3.14%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bluegrass Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,496. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bluegrass Community and Technical College grew by 3.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,975

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was of $6,975 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

28%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.88% with respect to 2016, when 68% 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.

18.4%

2016 Default Rate

544

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was 18.4%, which represents 544 out of the 2954 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

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has a total enrollment of 9,478 students. The full-time enrollment at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 4,285 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,193. This means that 45.2% of students enrolled at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.9% White, 12.1% Black or African American, 5.74% Hispanic or Latino, 4.35% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 0.169% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0633% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (33.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,478 students. The full-time enrollment at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 4,285 and the part-time enrollment is 5,193. This means that 45.2% of students enrolled at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

2017 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Bluegrass Community and Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,000

  2. Black or African American

    1,146

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    544

The enrolled student population at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 73.9% White, 12.1% Black or African American, 5.74% Hispanic or Latino, 4.35% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 0.169% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0633% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 105 students (1.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 97 fewer women than men received degrees from Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are white (2,873 degrees awarded). There were 9.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (305 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (373 degrees awarded), Construction (207 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (512 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (69,588 people), Other managers (57,643 people), Construction managers (40,235 people), Software developers (23,699 people), and Chief executives & legislators (22,388 people).

The most specialized majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Precision Production (373 degrees awarded), Construction (207 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (512 degrees), Science Technologies (13 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (162 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Precision Production (373 degrees awarded), Construction (207 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (512 degrees), Science Technologies (13 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (162 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (111,940 people), Construction (100,165 people), Computer Systems Design (55,328 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (38,080 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (32,245 people).

The most specialized majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Precision Production (373 degrees awarded), Construction (207 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (512 degrees), Science Technologies (13 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (162 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,812

  2. 1,715

In 2017, 1,812 degrees were awarded to men at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,715).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 359 degrees were awarded to men at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology, which is 44.9 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 427 degrees were awarded to women at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.59 times more than the 268 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from Bluegrass Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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 (37.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is Female and Asian (37.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.368% 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

    2,873 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    305 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is white (2,873 degrees awarded). There were 9.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (305 degrees).

0.766% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,504 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,369 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    166 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is white male (1,504 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,369 degrees).

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Operations

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $39.4k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Bluegrass Community and Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Bluegrass Community and Technical College employs 79 Associate professors, 63 Professors, and 35 Instructors. Most academics at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Female Associate professors (44), Female Professors(39), and Male Associate professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Service with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bluegrass Community and Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.37M - Federal

  2. $930k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Bluegrass Community and Technical College received $4.37M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $930k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$26.1M

2017 Salaries

6.12%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Bluegrass Community and Technical College paid a median of $26.1M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.12% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.18% decline from 2015 and a 7.26% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.7M

Instructional Salaries

200

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bluegrass Community and Technical College paid a total of $10.7M to 200 employees working as instructors, which represents 41% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

79 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College were Associate professor with 79 employees; Professor with 63 employees; and Professor with 35 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Service with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was Female Associate professor with 44 employees, Female Professor with 39 employees, and Male Associate professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

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