Coastal Alabama Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,930
1.55% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,324
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
17.6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
7,535
46.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
14.7%
158 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 1,223 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coastal Alabama Community College. 62.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (789 degrees), 2.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (318 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College is $3,930, which is $−3,894 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College is $3,930, which is $−3,894 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,324.

In 2019, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,930
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College was $3,930. The cost of tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College is $−3,894 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$9,324
2019 Value
43.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Coastal Alabama Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,324. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Coastal Alabama Community College grew by 43.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,058
Room and Board
$1,450
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coastal Alabama Community College was of $6,058 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,450. The cost of room and board increased by 24.9% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Coastal Alabama Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5.88% with respect to 2018, when 68% 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.
17.6%
2017 Default Rate
206
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Coastal Alabama Community College was 17.6%, which represents 206 out of the 1171 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

Coastal Alabama Community College has a total enrollment of 7,535 students. The full-time enrollment at Coastal Alabama Community College is 3,498 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,037. This means that 46.4% of students enrolled at Coastal Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coastal Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.6% White, 23.1% Black or African American, 3.49% Hispanic or Latino, 2.72% Two or More Races, 2.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.06% Asian, and 0.0796% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Coastal Alabama Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.9%), followed by White Male (28.7%) and Black or African American Female (15.5%). 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

46.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coastal Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,535 students. The full-time enrollment at Coastal Alabama Community College is 3,498 and the part-time enrollment is 4,037. This means that 46.4% of students enrolled at Coastal Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
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 Coastal Alabama Community College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Coastal Alabama 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
    5,020
  2. Black or African American
    1,740
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    263

The enrolled student population at Coastal Alabama Community College is 66.6% White, 23.1% Black or African American, 3.49% Hispanic or Latino, 2.72% Two or More Races, 2.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.06% Asian, and 0.0796% 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, 55 students (0.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 295 more women than men received degrees from Coastal Alabama Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Coastal Alabama Community College is white (789 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (318 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Coastal Alabama Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (419 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 Coastal Alabama Community College are Registered nurses (1,379,367 people), Medical & health services managers (147,530 people), Pharmacists (133,900 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,493 people), and Other managers (113,974 people).

The most specialized majors at Coastal Alabama Community College are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (419 degrees), Health (433 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 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 Coastal Alabama Community College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Coastal Alabama Community College are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (419 degrees), Health (433 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 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 Coastal Alabama Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,463,220 people), Elementary & secondary schools (308,340 people), Outpatient care centers (230,076 people), Offices of physicians (220,759 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (159,972 people).

The most specialized majors at Coastal Alabama Community College are Precision Production (115 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (419 degrees), Health (433 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 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 Coastal Alabama 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 Coastal Alabama Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

464
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
759
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 464 degrees were awarded to men at Coastal Alabama Community College, which is 0.611 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (759).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Coastal Alabama Community College in General Studies, which is 0.504 times less than the 230 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 230 degrees were awarded to women at Coastal Alabama Community College in General Studies, which is 1.98 times more than the 116 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 2% of students graduating from Coastal Alabama Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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 (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coastal Alabama Community College is Male and Asian (33.3% 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, 0.633% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    789 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    318 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coastal Alabama Community College is white (789 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (318 degrees).

1.31% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    492 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    297 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    204 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Coastal Alabama Community College is white female (492 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (297 degrees).

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Operations

Coastal Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $159k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Coastal Alabama Community College had a total salary expenditure of $66.2M. Coastal Alabama Community College employs 164 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Coastal Alabama Community College are Female No academic ranks (91), Male No academic ranks(73), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 139 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Management with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Coastal Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Coastal Alabama Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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. $4.16M - Federal
  2. $2.96M - State
  3. $22.4k - Local

As of 2019, Coastal Alabama Community College received $4.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.96M from state grants and contracts, and $22.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.6M
2019 Salaries
3.69%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Coastal Alabama Community College paid a median of $27.6M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($66.2M) and a 3.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 66.5% growth from 2017 and a 23.9% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.4M
Instructional Salaries
164
Number of Employees

In 2019, Coastal Alabama Community College paid a total of $10.4M to 164 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.6% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
164 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
139 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College were No academic rank with 164 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 139 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Management with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College was Female No academic rank with 91 employees, Male No academic rank with 73 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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