Bluegrass Community and Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,296
2.87% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,013
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.7%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
10,180
41.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
30.1%
383 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 2020, 4,484 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. 43.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,555 degrees), 8.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (418 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $4,296, which is $−3,684 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $4,296, which is $−3,684 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,013.

In 2020, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,296
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was $4,296. The cost of tuition at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $−3,684 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,013
2020 Value
4.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bluegrass Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,013. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bluegrass Community and Technical College grew by 4.78%.

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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 2020. 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 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

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.28% with respect to 2019, when 78% 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.
10.7%
2018 Default Rate
218
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was 10.7%, which represents 218 out of the 2035 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 10,180 students. The full-time enrollment at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 4,221 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,959. This means that 41.5% 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 71.8% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 7.64% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Two or More Races, 2.38% Asian, 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.7%), followed by White Male (32.1%) and Black or African American Female (6.89%). 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

41.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,180 students. The full-time enrollment at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 4,221 and the part-time enrollment is 5,959. This means that 41.5% of students enrolled at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Bluegrass Community and Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,305
  2. Black or African American
    1,238
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    778

The enrolled student population at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 71.8% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 7.64% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Two or More Races, 2.38% Asian, 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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.

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, 129 students (1.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 550 fewer women than men received degrees from Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is white (3,555 degrees awarded). There were 8.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (418 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 (523 degrees awarded), Construction (313 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (484 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Software developers (538,048 people), Other managers (125,059 people), Computer & information systems managers (108,499 people), Computer occupations, all other (102,308 people), and Computer programmers (95,013 people).

The most specialized majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Precision Production (523 degrees awarded), Construction (313 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (484 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (625 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (192 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Radiologic technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Precision Production (523 degrees awarded), Construction (313 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (484 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (625 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (192 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 Computer Systems Design (552,397 people), Construction (126,986 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (82,944 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (71,012 people), and Insurance carriers (70,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Precision Production (523 degrees awarded), Construction (313 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (484 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (625 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (192 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 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,517
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,967
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,517 degrees were awarded to men at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, which is 1.28 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,967).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 481 degrees were awarded to men at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3.82 times more than the 126 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 441 degrees were awarded to women at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 7.23 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 12% 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, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (32.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is Female and White (32.9% 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, 0.261% 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
    3,555 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    418 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    166 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is white (3,555 degrees awarded). There were 8.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (418 degrees).

1.56% of degree recipients (70 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,005 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,550 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is white male (2,005 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,550 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 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $49.7k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Bluegrass Community and Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Bluegrass Community and Technical College employs 54 Instructors, 54 Associate professors, and 53 Professors. Most academics at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are Female Instructors (33), Female Professors(30), and Male Associate professors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 56 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, and Management with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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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. $4.63M - Federal
  2. $1.13M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Bluegrass Community and Technical College received $4.63M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.13M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.9M
2020 Salaries
4.04%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Bluegrass Community and Technical College paid a median of $27.9M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.04% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.47% decline from 2018 and a 4.49% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$9.66M
Instructional Salaries
191
Number of Employees

In 2020, Bluegrass Community and Technical College paid a total of $9.66M to 191 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
56 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College were Instructor with 54 employees; Associate professor with 54 employees; and Associate professor with 53 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 56 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; and Management with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was Female Instructor with 33 employees, Female Professor with 30 employees, and Male Associate professor with 30 employees.

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

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