Community College of Denver

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,574
3.03% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,607
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
15.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
8,232
29.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
13.3%
76 Graduates

About

Community College of Denver is a higher education institution located in Denver County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Community College of Denver were Dental Hygiene (10 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 1,469 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Denver. 65.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (595 degrees), 1.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (416 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Denver is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Denver is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,607.

In 2019, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,574
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Community College of Denver was $3,574. The cost of tuition at Community College of Denver is $−4,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$9,607
2019 Value
42.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Community College of Denver had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,607. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Community College of Denver grew by 42.6%.

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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

$11,547
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Community College of Denver was of $11,547 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 11.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
21%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Community College of Denver received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4% with respect to 2018, when 50% 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.
15.1%
2017 Default Rate
325
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Denver was 15.1%, which represents 325 out of the 2153 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

Community College of Denver has a total enrollment of 8,232 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Denver is 2,453 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,779. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Community College of Denver are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Community College of Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.1% White, 11% Black or African American, 5.73% Asian, 4.23% Two or More Races, 0.948% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.121% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Denver in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.4%), followed by White Female (17.8%) and White Male (15.1%). 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

29.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,232 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Denver is 2,453 and the part-time enrollment is 5,779. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Community College of Denver are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar 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 Community College of Denver was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Community College of Denver 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
    2,999
  2. White
    2,564
  3. Black or African American
    908

The enrolled student population at Community College of Denver is 36.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.1% White, 11% Black or African American, 5.73% Asian, 4.23% Two or More Races, 0.948% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.121% 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, 268 students (3.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 461 more women than men received degrees from Community College of Denver. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Community College of Denver is white (595 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (416 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Community College of Denver is Dental Hygiene (10 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Community College of Denver, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (13 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 Community College of Denver are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,504,283 people), Registered nurses (1,411,689 people), Secondary school teachers (489,073 people), Education administrators (265,408 people), and Special education teachers (215,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (13 degrees), Legal (38 degrees), and Health (440 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 Community College of Denver are Dentists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (13 degrees), Legal (38 degrees), and Health (440 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 Community College of Denver are Elementary & secondary schools (2,876,359 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,539,930 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (338,092 people), Outpatient care centers (261,362 people), and Offices of physicians (242,394 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (13 degrees), Legal (38 degrees), and Health (440 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 Community College of Denver.
Most Common
  1. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Community College of Denver was Dental Hygiene with 10 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

504
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
965
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 504 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver, which is 0.522 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (965).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 126 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.696 times less than the 181 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 181 degrees were awarded to women at Community College of Denver in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.44 times more than the 126 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (23.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Community College of Denver is Female and Two or More Races (23.5% 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, 6.58% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    595 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    416 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Denver is white (595 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (416 degrees).

3.47% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    334 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    290 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    261 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Community College of Denver is white female (334 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (290 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Denver has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $498k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Community College of Denver had a total salary expenditure of $62.3M. Community College of Denver employs 39 Professors, 37 Instructors, and 30 Associate professors. Most academics at Community College of Denver are Female Instructors (20), Male Professors(20), and Female Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Denver are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 73 employees, Management, with 38 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Community College of Denver has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Community College of Denver 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.3M - Federal
  2. $12.6M - State
  3. $74.1k - Local

As of 2019, Community College of Denver received $3.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.6M from state grants and contracts, and $74.1k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.2M
2019 Salaries
0.187%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Community College of Denver paid a median of $27.2M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($62.3M) and a 0.187% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.28% growth from 2017 and a 2.7% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.01M
Instructional Salaries
111
Number of Employees

In 2019, Community College of Denver paid a total of $7.01M to 111 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% 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
39 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
73 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Denver were Professor with 39 employees; Instructor with 37 employees; and Instructor with 30 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Denver were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees; Management with 38 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Denver was Female Instructor with 20 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 19 employees.

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

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