Community College of Rhode Island

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,414
3.03% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,702
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.7%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
13,684
42.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
30.4%
502 Graduates

About

Community College of Rhode Island is a higher education institution located in Kent County, RI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Community College of Rhode Island were .

In 2020, 2,329 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Rhode Island. 62.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,511 degrees), 4.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (347 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $4,414, which is $−3,566 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $4,414, which is $−3,566 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,702.

In 2020, 61% of undergraduate students attending Community College of Rhode Island received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 12% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,414
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island was $4,414. The cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $−3,566 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,702
2020 Value
1.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Community College of Rhode Island had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,702. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Community College of Rhode Island grew by 1.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,573
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Community College of Rhode Island was of $9,573 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
12%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Community College of Rhode Island received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.17% with respect to 2019, when 63% 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.
10.7%
2018 Default Rate
203
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Rhode Island was 10.7%, which represents 203 out of the 1891 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 Rhode Island has a total enrollment of 13,684 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 5,821 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,863. This means that 42.5% of students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Community College of Rhode Island, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.3% White, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.79% Black or African American, 6.24% Two or More Races, 2.67% Asian, 0.358% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.00731% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.4%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.6%). 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

42.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,684 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 5,821 and the part-time enrollment is 7,863. This means that 42.5% of students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2020 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 Rhode Island was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Community College of Rhode Island had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,158
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,094
  3. Black or African American
    1,203

The enrolled student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 52.3% White, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.79% Black or African American, 6.24% Two or More Races, 2.67% Asian, 0.358% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.00731% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 947 students (6.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 587 more women than men received degrees from Community College of Rhode Island. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Community College of Rhode Island is white (1,511 degrees awarded). There were 4.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (347 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Community College of Rhode Island, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,264 degrees), and Science Technologies (6 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 Community College of Rhode Island are Registered nurses (1,317,726 people), Social workers, all other (191,481 people), Medical & health services managers (165,156 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (146,654 people), and Other managers (134,501 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Applied Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,264 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), and Health (471 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 Rhode Island are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Applied Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,264 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), and Health (471 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 Community College of Rhode Island are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,514,631 people), Elementary & secondary schools (414,044 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (351,849 people), Outpatient care centers (265,873 people), and Offices of physicians (196,462 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Applied Sciences (15 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,264 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), and Health (471 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 Rhode Island.
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 Community College of Rhode Island was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

871
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,458
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 871 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island, which is 0.597 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,458).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 528 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 0.726 times less than the 727 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 727 degrees were awarded to women at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 1.38 times more than the 528 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 7% of students graduating from Community College of Rhode Island completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (37.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Community College of Rhode Island is Female and White (37.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.98% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,511 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    347 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Rhode Island is white (1,511 degrees awarded). There were 4.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (347 degrees).

3.78% of degree recipients (88 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    940 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    571 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    222 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Community College of Rhode Island is white female (940 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (571 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at nearly $3.63M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $195k (5.36%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Community College of Rhode Island had a total salary expenditure of $136M. Community College of Rhode Island employs 110 Assistant professors, 105 Professors, and 69 Associate professors. Most academics at Community College of Rhode Island are Female Professors (72), Female Assistant professors(64), and Male Assistant professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island are: Business and Financial Operations, with 148 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 131 employees, and Management with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.63M
2020 Endowment
43.6%
growth from 2019

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at about $3.63M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Community College of Rhode Island grew 43.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $791k 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. $2.53M - Federal
  2. $13.1M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Community College of Rhode Island received $2.53M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.1M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$68.7M
2020 Salaries
5.03%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Community College of Rhode Island paid a median of $68.7M in salaries, which represents 50.4% of their overall expenditure ($136M) and a 5.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.96% growth from 2018 and a 3.82% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19M
Instructional Salaries
286
Number of Employees

In 2020, Community College of Rhode Island paid a total of $19M to 286 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
110 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
148 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Assistant professor with 110 employees; Professor with 105 employees; and Professor with 69 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Business and Financial Operations with 148 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 131 employees; and Management with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island was Female Professor with 72 employees, Female Assistant professor with 64 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 46 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Community College of Rhode Island.

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