Broward College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,968
1.23% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$8,734
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.02%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
40,754
29.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
30.5%
1,125 Graduates

About

Broward College is a higher education institution located in Broward County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Broward College were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (204 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (86 degrees), and Information Technology (81 degrees).

In 2017, 12,856 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Broward College. 57.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (4,407 degrees), 1.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3699 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Broward College is $1,968, which is $-10,922 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Broward College is $1,968, which is $-10,922 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,734.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,968
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Broward College was $1,968. The cost of tuition at Broward College is $-10,922 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$8,734
2017 Value
1.67%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Broward College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,734. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Broward College grew by 1.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,500
Room and Board
$1,234
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Broward College was of $13,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,234. 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

54%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
15%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Broward College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 29.9% with respect to 2016, when 77% 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.
7.02%
2016 Default Rate
390
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Broward College was 7.02%, which represents 390 out of the 5553 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

Broward College has a total enrollment of 40,754 students. The full-time enrollment at Broward College is 12,037 students and the part-time enrollment is 28,717. This means that 29.5% of students enrolled at Broward College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Broward College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.2% Hispanic or Latino, 31.4% Black or African American, 17.8% White, 3.12% Asian, 2.92% Two or More Races, 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.172% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Broward College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (19.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Broward College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40,754 students. The full-time enrollment at Broward College is 12,037 and the part-time enrollment is 28,717. This means that 29.5% of students enrolled at Broward College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Broward College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Broward College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    14,757
  2. Black or African American
    12,784
  3. White
    7,254

The enrolled student population at Broward College is 36.2% Hispanic or Latino, 31.4% Black or African American, 17.8% White, 3.12% Asian, 2.92% Two or More Races, 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.172% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 1,519 students (3.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1816 more women than men received degrees from Broward College. The majority of degree recipients at Broward College are hispanic or latino (4,407 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3699 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Broward College is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (204 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (86 degrees) and Information Technology (81 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Broward College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,271 degrees awarded), Business (4,363 degrees), and Human Sciences (193 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 Broward College are Accountants & auditors (1,090,971 people), Other managers (630,957 people), Financial managers (423,926 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (324,253 people), and Chief executives & legislators (314,604 people).

The most specialized majors at Broward College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,271 degrees awarded), Business (4,363 degrees), Human Sciences (193 degrees), Protective Services (463 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (324 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 Broward College are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Broward College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,271 degrees awarded), Business (4,363 degrees), Human Sciences (193 degrees), Protective Services (463 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (324 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 Broward College are Elementary & secondary schools (638,790 people), Banking & related activities (496,350 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (446,924 people), Computer Systems Design (416,146 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (390,683 people).

The most specialized majors at Broward College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,271 degrees awarded), Business (4,363 degrees), Human Sciences (193 degrees), Protective Services (463 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (324 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 Broward College.
Most Common
  1. 204 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 86 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 81 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Broward College was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 204 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 5,520
  2. 7,336

In 2017, 5,520 degrees were awarded to men at Broward College, which is 0.752 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,336).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1962 degrees were awarded to men at Broward College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.593 times less than the 3309 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 3309 degrees were awarded to women at Broward College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.69 times more than the 1962 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (53.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Broward College is Female and Asian (53.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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, 2.4% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,407 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3,699 degrees awarded
  3. White
    2,811 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Broward College is hispanic or latino (4,407 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3699 degrees).

3.92% of degree recipients (504 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,426 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    2,361 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,981 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Broward College is hispanic or latino female (2,426 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (2,361 degrees).

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Operations

Broward College has an endowment valued at nearly $41.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.73M (4.15%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Broward College had a total salary expenditure of $287M. Broward College employs 280 Assistant professors, 57 Professors, and 31 Associate professors. Most academics at Broward College are Female Assistant professors (155), Male Assistant professors(125), and Male Professors (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Broward College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 213 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 193 employees, and Management with 133 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$41.8M
2017 Endowment
7.31%
growth from 2016

Broward College has an endowment valued at about $41.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Broward College grew 7.31% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.8M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $10.5M - Federal
  2. $3.31M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Broward College received $10.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.31M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$120M
2017 Salaries
2.74%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Broward College paid a median of $120M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($287M) and a 2.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.839% decline from 2015 and a 3.43% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.3M
Instructional Salaries
396
Number of Employees

In 2017, Broward College paid a total of $24.3M to 396 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
280 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
213 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Broward College were Assistant professor with 280 employees; Professor with 57 employees; and Professor with 31 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Broward College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 213 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 193 employees; and Management with 133 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Broward College was Female Assistant professor with 155 employees, Male Assistant professor with 125 employees, and Male Professor with 31 employees.

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

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