Brookdale Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,350
12.6% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,761
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
12.2%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
11,489
46.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
27.8%
563 Graduates

About

Brookdale Community College is a higher education institution located in Monmouth County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brookdale Community College were .

In 2019, 1,846 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brookdale Community College. 55.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,317 degrees), 6.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (195 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brookdale Community College is $4,350, which is $−3,474 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brookdale Community College is $4,350, which is $−3,474 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,761.

In 2019, 30% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,350
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Brookdale Community College was $4,350. The cost of tuition at Brookdale Community College is $−3,474 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,761
2019 Value
16.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Brookdale Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,761. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Brookdale Community College grew by 16.5%.

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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

$10,917
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brookdale Community College was of $10,917 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.57% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

30%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

30% of undergraduate students at Brookdale Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Brookdale Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
12.2%
2017 Default Rate
147
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Brookdale Community College was 12.2%, which represents 147 out of the 1207 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

Brookdale Community College has a total enrollment of 11,489 students. The full-time enrollment at Brookdale Community College is 5,303 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,186. This means that 46.2% of students enrolled at Brookdale Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brookdale Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.5% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 8.96% Black or African American, 3.89% Asian, 1.37% Two or More Races, 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.244% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brookdale Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (34%), followed by White Female (26.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.2%). 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

46.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brookdale Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,489 students. The full-time enrollment at Brookdale Community College is 5,303 and the part-time enrollment is 6,186. This means that 46.2% of students enrolled at Brookdale Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 Brookdale Community College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Brookdale Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,186
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,044
  3. Black or African American
    1,029

The enrolled student population at Brookdale Community College is 62.5% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 8.96% Black or African American, 3.89% Asian, 1.37% Two or More Races, 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.244% 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, 425 students (3.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 204 more women than men received degrees from Brookdale Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brookdale Community College is white (1,317 degrees awarded). There were 6.75 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (195 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brookdale Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (333 degrees), and Protective Services (157 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 Brookdale Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (328,077 people), Other managers (293,240 people), Police officers (172,640 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (142,983 people), and Chief executives & legislators (124,727 people).

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (333 degrees), Protective Services (157 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (11 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 Brookdale Community College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (333 degrees), Protective Services (157 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (11 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 Brookdale Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (484,292 people), Elementary & secondary schools (374,836 people), Legal services (268,771 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (265,981 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (203,182 people).

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (333 degrees), Protective Services (157 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (11 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 Brookdale 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 Brookdale Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

821
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,025
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 821 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College, which is 0.801 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,025).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 187 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.58 times more than the 118 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 235 degrees were awarded to women at Brookdale Community College in General Social Sciences, which is 2.4 times more than the 98 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 12% of students graduating from Brookdale Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (35.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brookdale Community College is Male and Asian (35.7% 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, 6.22% of graduates (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,317 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    195 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brookdale Community College is white (1,317 degrees awarded). There were 6.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (195 degrees).

3.85% of degree recipients (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    695 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    622 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brookdale Community College is white female (695 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (622 degrees).

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Operations

Brookdale Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.29M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $426k (18.6%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Brookdale Community College had a total salary expenditure of $98.3M. Brookdale Community College employs 81 Professors, 45 Assistant professors, and 42 Associate professors. Most academics at Brookdale Community College are Male Professors (41), Female Professors(40), and Female Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brookdale Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 130 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, and Public service with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.29M
2019 Endowment
2.68%
growth from 2018

Brookdale Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.29M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Brookdale Community College grew 2.68% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.01M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $12.1M - Federal
  2. $4.21M - State
  3. $447k - Local

As of 2019, Brookdale Community College received $12.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.21M from state grants and contracts, and $447k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$47.6M
2019 Salaries
2.05%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Brookdale Community College paid a median of $47.6M in salaries, which represents 48.4% of their overall expenditure ($98.3M) and a 2.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.793% growth from 2017 and a 0.253% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$16.3M
Instructional Salaries
199
Number of Employees

In 2019, Brookdale Community College paid a total of $16.3M to 199 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.2% 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

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brookdale Community College were Professor with 81 employees; Assistant professor with 45 employees; and Assistant professor with 42 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brookdale Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 130 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees; and Public service with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brookdale Community College was Male Professor with 41 employees, Female Professor with 40 employees, and Female Associate professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brookdale Community College.

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