Bristol Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$576
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,314
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.3%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
6,256
42.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
19.4%
204 Graduates

About

Bristol Community College is a higher education institution located in Bristol County, MA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bristol Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 1,310 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bristol Community College. 67.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (998 degrees), 8.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bristol Community College is $576, which is $−7,404 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Bristol Community College is $576, which is $−7,404 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,314.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Bristol Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$576
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bristol Community College was $576. The cost of tuition at Bristol Community College is $−7,404 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,314
2020 Value
5.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bristol Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,314. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bristol Community College grew by 5.92%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,000
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bristol Community College was of $4,000 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. 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 by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Bristol Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 31.4% with respect to 2019, when 51% 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.
12.3%
2018 Default Rate
212
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Bristol Community College was 12.3%, which represents 212 out of the 1717 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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Bristol Community College has a total enrollment of 6,256 students. The full-time enrollment at Bristol Community College is 2,680 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,576. This means that 42.8% of students enrolled at Bristol Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bristol Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.2% White, 9.18% Black or African American, 8.52% Hispanic or Latino, 5.35% Two or More Races, 2.43% Asian, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0959% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bristol Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.4%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.19%). 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

42.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bristol Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,256 students. The full-time enrollment at Bristol Community College is 2,680 and the part-time enrollment is 3,576. This means that 42.8% of students enrolled at Bristol Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Bristol Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Bristol 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
    4,016
  2. Black or African American
    574
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    533

The enrolled student population at Bristol Community College is 64.2% White, 9.18% Black or African American, 8.52% Hispanic or Latino, 5.35% Two or More Races, 2.43% Asian, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0959% 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.

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, 625 students (9.99%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 456 more women than men received degrees from Bristol Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bristol Community College is white (998 degrees awarded). There were 8.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (113 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bristol Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (126 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bristol Community College are Social workers, all other (168,678 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (133,637 people), Police officers (131,293 people), Other managers (96,721 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (71,345 people).

The most specialized majors at Bristol Community College are Protective Services (126 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees), and Legal (21 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 Bristol Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Bristol Community College are Protective Services (126 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees), and Legal (21 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 Bristol Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (336,942 people), Elementary & secondary schools (292,186 people), Individual & family services (129,631 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (121,959 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (112,308 people).

The most specialized majors at Bristol Community College are Protective Services (126 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (66 degrees), and Legal (21 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bristol 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 Bristol Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

427
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
883
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 427 degrees were awarded to men at Bristol Community College, which is 0.484 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (883).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Bristol Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.454 times less than the 130 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 212 degrees were awarded to women at Bristol Community College in General Studies, which is 3.59 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 5% of students graduating from Bristol Community 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 26% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (36.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bristol Community College is Female and Asian (36.4% 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, 4.41% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    998 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    113 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bristol Community College is white (998 degrees awarded). There were 8.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (113 degrees).

2.82% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    655 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    343 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bristol Community College is white female (655 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (343 degrees).

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Bristol Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.78M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $829k (12.2%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Bristol Community College had a total salary expenditure of $74.8M. Bristol Community College employs 47 Professors, 42 Associate professors, and 27 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bristol Community College are Female Professors (31), Female Associate professors(25), and Female Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bristol Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 64 employees, Management, with 62 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees.

Endowment

$6.78M
2020 Endowment
3.6%
growth from 2019

Bristol Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.78M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Bristol Community College grew 3.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.36M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Bristol Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $2.42M - Federal
  2. $3.98M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Bristol Community College received $2.42M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.98M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.6M
2020 Salaries
3.56%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Bristol Community College paid a median of $40.6M in salaries, which represents 54.3% of their overall expenditure ($74.8M) and a 3.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.36% decline from 2018 and a 3.7% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.9M
Instructional Salaries
118
Number of Employees

In 2020, Bristol Community College paid a total of $7.9M to 118 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
64 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bristol Community College were Professor with 47 employees; Associate professor with 42 employees; and Associate professor with 27 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bristol Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 64 employees; Management with 62 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bristol Community College was Female Professor with 31 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Bristol Community College.

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