Community College of Rhode Island

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,284
3.28% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,760
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
14,775
41.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
18.6%
267 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 2019, 2,211 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Rhode Island. 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,442 degrees), 4.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (337 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $4,284, which is $−3,540 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $4,284, which is $−3,540 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,760.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,284
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island was $4,284. The cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $−3,540 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,760
2019 Value
16.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Community College of Rhode Island had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,760. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Community College of Rhode Island grew by 16.9%.

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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 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.02% 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

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Community College of Rhode Island received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 16.7% with respect to 2018, when 54% 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.
14.1%
2017 Default Rate
281
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Rhode Island was 14.1%, which represents 281 out of the 2000 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 14,775 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 6,081 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,694. This means that 41.2% 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 53.3% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.25% Black or African American, 6.15% Two or More Races, 2.77% Asian, 0.345% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0745% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.5%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%). 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

41.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,775 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 6,081 and the part-time enrollment is 8,694. This means that 41.2% of students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Community College of Rhode Island was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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
    7,881
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,266
  3. Black or African American
    1,366

The enrolled student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 53.3% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.25% Black or African American, 6.15% Two or More Races, 2.77% Asian, 0.345% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0745% 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, 866 students (5.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 567 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 (1,442 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (337 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 (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,113 degrees), and Science Technologies (13 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 (1,388,656 people), Medical & health services managers (153,350 people), Police officers (140,926 people), Pharmacists (134,904 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,968 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Applied Sciences (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,113 degrees), Science Technologies (13 degrees), Protective Services (88 degrees), and Health (509 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Applied Sciences (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,113 degrees), Science Technologies (13 degrees), Protective Services (88 degrees), and Health (509 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 (1,495,388 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (365,195 people), Elementary & secondary schools (346,052 people), Outpatient care centers (241,109 people), and Offices of physicians (225,879 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Applied Sciences (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,113 degrees), Science Technologies (13 degrees), Protective Services (88 degrees), and Health (509 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

822
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,389
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 822 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island, which is 0.592 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,389).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 477 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 0.757 times less than the 630 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 630 degrees were awarded to women at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 1.32 times more than the 477 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 5% 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, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Community College of Rhode Island is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (40% 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, 4.49% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,442 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    337 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    142 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Rhode Island is white (1,442 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (337 degrees).

3.71% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    886 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    556 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Community College of Rhode Island is white female (886 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (556 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at nearly $2.53M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $194k (7.67%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Community College of Rhode Island had a total salary expenditure of $128M. Community College of Rhode Island employs 126 Assistant professors, 105 Professors, and 69 Associate professors. Most academics at Community College of Rhode Island are Female Assistant professors (75), Female Professors(73), and Male Assistant professors (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island are: Office and Administrative Support, with 141 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 139 employees, and Management with 71 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.53M
2019 Endowment
1.55%
growth from 2018

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at about $2.53M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Community College of Rhode Island grew 1.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.77M 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. $2.6M - Federal
  2. $11.7M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Community College of Rhode Island received $2.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11.7M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$65.4M
2019 Salaries
4.96%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Community College of Rhode Island paid a median of $65.4M in salaries, which represents 50.9% of their overall expenditure ($128M) and a 4.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.82% decline from 2017 and a 3% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$18.7M
Instructional Salaries
302
Number of Employees

In 2019, Community College of Rhode Island paid a total of $18.7M to 302 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.6% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
126 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
141 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Assistant professor with 126 employees; Professor with 105 employees; and Professor with 69 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Office and Administrative Support with 141 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 139 employees; and Management with 71 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island was Female Assistant professor with 75 employees, Female Professor with 73 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 51 employees.

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

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