Butler County Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,240

3.85% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,378

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.95%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,338

46.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.9%

176 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 2017, 575 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Butler County Community College. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (521 degrees), 30.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Butler County Community College is $3,240, which is $-4,174 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Butler County Community College is $3,240, which is $-4,174 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,378.

In 2017, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,240

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Butler County Community College was $3,240. The cost of tuition at Butler County Community College is $-4,174 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,378

2017 Value

2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Butler County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,378. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Butler County Community College grew by 2%.

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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

$3,200

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Butler County Community College was of $3,200 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

19%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Butler County Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2016, 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.

9.95%

2016 Default Rate

58

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Butler County Community College was 9.95%, which represents 58 out of the 583 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 3,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Butler County Community College is 1,552 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,786. This means that 46.5% 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 89.8% White, 3.77% Black or African American, 1.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% Two or More Races, 0.899% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0599% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Butler County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (49.2%), followed by White Male (41.1%) and Black or African American Female (1.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Butler County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Butler County Community College is 1,552 and the part-time enrollment is 1,786. This means that 46.5% of students enrolled at Butler County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

2017 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 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Butler County 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

    2,999

  2. Black or African American

    126

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    63

The enrolled student population at Butler County Community College is 89.8% White, 3.77% Black or African American, 1.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% Two or More Races, 0.899% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0599% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 42 students (1.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 169 more women than men received degrees from Butler County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Butler County Community College are white (521 degrees awarded). There were 30.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 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 Engineering Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Protective Services (39 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 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 (1,091,719 people), Other managers (669,898 people), Financial managers (425,196 people), Chief executives & legislators (317,570 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (285,777 people).

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are Engineering Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Protective Services (39 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees), and Business (138 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are Engineering Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Protective Services (39 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees), and Business (138 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 (612,761 people), Banking & related activities (495,483 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (474,378 people), Computer Systems Design (449,012 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (408,062 people).

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are Engineering Technologies (28 degrees awarded), Protective Services (39 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees), and Business (138 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 203

  2. 372

In 2017, 203 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College, which is 0.546 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (372).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College in General Business, which is 0.909 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 42 degrees were awarded to women at Butler County Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 12% 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, 25% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Butler County Community College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all 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, 1.14% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    521 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Butler County Community College is white (521 degrees awarded). There were 30.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

2.09% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    340 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    181 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Butler County Community College is white female (340 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (181 degrees).

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Operations

Butler County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.77M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $58.8k (2.12%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Butler County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $36M. Butler County Community College employs 16 Instructors, 16 Professors, and 15 Assistant professors. Most academics at Butler County Community College are Female Instructors (13), Female Professors(12), and Female Assistant professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Butler County Community College are: Management, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.77M

2017 Endowment

6.08%

growth from 2016

Butler County Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.77M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Butler County Community College grew 6.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $885k 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. $586k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $105k - Local

As of 2017, Butler County Community College received $586k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $105k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.9M

2017 Salaries

2.89%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Butler County Community College paid a median of $14.9M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($36M) and a 2.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9% decline from 2015 and a 1.69% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.85M

Instructional Salaries

62

Number of Employees

In 2017, Butler County Community College paid a total of $3.85M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Butler County Community College were Instructor with 16 employees; Professor with 16 employees; and Professor with 15 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Butler County Community College were Management with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Butler County Community College was Female Instructor with 13 employees, Female Professor with 12 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 9 employees.

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

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