Butler County Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,570
5.31% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,212
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.88%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,176
42.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
28.3%
191 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 562 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Butler County Community College. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (518 degrees), 47.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Butler County Community College is $3,570, which is $-4,254 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Butler County Community College is $3,570, which is $-4,254 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,212.

In 2019, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,570
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Butler County Community College was $3,570. The cost of tuition at Butler County Community College is $-4,254 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,212
2019 Value
32.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Butler County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,212. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Butler County Community College grew by 32.4%.

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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

$3,600
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Butler County Community College was of $3,600 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 12.5% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.69% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
21%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Butler County Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 4.65% with respect to 2018, when 43% 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.
8.88%
2017 Default Rate
47
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Butler County Community College was 8.88%, which represents 47 out of the 529 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

Butler County Community College has a total enrollment of 3,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Butler County Community College is 1,348 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,828. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Butler County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Butler County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.9% White, 2.74% Black or African American, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.01% Asian, 0.252% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Butler County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.5%), followed by White Male (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.34%). 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

42.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Butler County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Butler County Community College is 1,348 and the part-time enrollment is 1,828. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Butler County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
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 Butler County Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Butler County Community 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. White
    2,441
  2. Black or African American
    87
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    74

The enrolled student population at Butler County Community College is 76.9% White, 2.74% Black or African American, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.01% Asian, 0.252% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.189% 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, 470 students (14.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 134 more women than men received degrees from Butler County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Butler County Community College is white (518 degrees awarded). There were 47.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Butler County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (13 degrees awarded), Business (179 degrees), and Protective Services (30 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 Butler County Community College are Accountants & auditors (994,076 people), Other managers (775,259 people), Financial managers (500,931 people), Chief executives & legislators (390,691 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (273,274 people).

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are History (13 degrees awarded), Business (179 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (19 degrees), and Precision Production (10 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 Butler County Community College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are History (13 degrees awarded), Business (179 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (19 degrees), and Precision Production (10 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 Butler County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (681,741 people), Computer Systems Design (521,429 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (518,421 people), Banking & related activities (499,217 people), and Insurance carriers (435,884 people).

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are History (13 degrees awarded), Business (179 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (19 degrees), and Precision Production (10 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 Butler County 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 Butler County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

214
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
348
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 214 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College, which is 0.615 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (348).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.731 times less than the 67 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 67 degrees were awarded to women at Butler County Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.37 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from Butler County 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 32% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (30.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Butler County Community College is Female and White (30.3% 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, 2.09% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    518 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Butler County Community College is white (518 degrees awarded). There were 47.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    321 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    197 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Butler County Community College is white female (321 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (197 degrees).

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Operations

Butler County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.04M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $97k (3.19%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Butler County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $37M. Butler County Community College employs 19 Instructors, 14 Associate professors, and 13 Professors. Most academics at Butler County Community College are Female Instructors (14), Female Professors(10), and Male Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Butler County Community College are: Management, with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.04M
2019 Endowment
6.9%
growth from 2018

Butler County Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.04M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Butler County Community College grew 6.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.26M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $873k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $159k - Local

As of 2019, Butler County Community College received $873k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $159k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.5M
2019 Salaries
0.289%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Butler County Community College paid a median of $14.5M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($37M) and a 0.289% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.41% decline from 2017 and a 2.89% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.79M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2019, Butler County Community College paid a total of $3.79M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Butler County Community College were Instructor with 19 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Butler County Community College were Management with 51 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Butler County Community College was Female Instructor with 14 employees, Female Professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 7 employees.

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

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