Community College of Rhode Island

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,950

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,632

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.9%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

15,101

29.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

16.5%

245 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 2016, 1,897 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Rhode Island. 63.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,336 degrees), 5.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (228 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $3,950, which is $-3,370 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $3,950, which is $-3,370 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,632.

In 2016, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,950

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island was $3,950. The cost of tuition at Community College of Rhode Island is $-3,370 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,632

2016 Value

8.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Community College of Rhode Island had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,632. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Community College of Rhode Island grew by 8.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,288

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Community College of Rhode Island was of $9,288 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.99% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Community College of Rhode Island received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 8.06% with respect to 2015, when 62% 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.

13.9%

2015 Default Rate

342

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Rhode Island was 13.9%, which represents 342 out of the 2468 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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Admissions

Community College of Rhode Island received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 15,101 students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Community College of Rhode Island has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Community College of Rhode Island was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Community College of Rhode Island in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Community College of Rhode Island has a total enrollment of 15,101 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 4,441 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,660. This means that 29.4% 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 58% White, 20.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.09% Black or African American, 4.89% Two or More Races, 3.09% Asian, 0.503% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0331% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.2%), followed by White Male (31.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,101 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Rhode Island is 4,441 and the part-time enrollment is 10,660. This means that 29.4% of students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2016 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 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Community College of Rhode Island had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,753

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3,031

  3. Black or African American

    1,373

The enrolled student population at Community College of Rhode Island is 58% White, 20.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.09% Black or African American, 4.89% Two or More Races, 3.09% Asian, 0.503% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0331% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 646 students (4.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 519 more women than men received degrees from Community College of Rhode Island. The majority of degree recipients at Community College of Rhode Island are white (1,336 degrees awarded). There were 5.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (228 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 Science Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (792 degrees), and Protective Services (107 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 (1,248,824 people), Medical & health services managers (144,676 people), Miscellaneous managers (139,965 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (133,259 people), and Police officers (130,563 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Science Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (792 degrees), Protective Services (107 degrees), Health (504 degrees), and Legal (28 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians & surgeons, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Science Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (792 degrees), Protective Services (107 degrees), Health (504 degrees), and Legal (28 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 Rhode Island are Hospitals (1,440,100 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (344,042 people), Elementary & secondary schools (334,408 people), Outpatient care centers (204,128 people), and Offices of physicians (170,854 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Rhode Island are Science Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (792 degrees), Protective Services (107 degrees), Health (504 degrees), and Legal (28 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 689

  2. 1,208

In 2016, 689 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island, which is 0.57 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,208).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 327 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 0.728 times less than the 449 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 449 degrees were awarded to women at Community College of Rhode Island in General Studies, which is 1.37 times more than the 327 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Community College of Rhode Island is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (40% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.27% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,336 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    228 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    119 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Rhode Island is white (1,336 degrees awarded). There were 5.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (228 degrees).

3.16% of degree recipients (60 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    853 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    483 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    140 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Community College of Rhode Island is white female (853 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (483 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at nearly $1.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $111k (5.84%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Community College of Rhode Island had a total expenditure of $121M. Of that $121M, they spent $62M on salaries and $121M on benefits.

Community College of Rhode Island employs 132 Professors, 102 Assistant professors, and 78 Associate professors. Most academics at Community College of Rhode Island are Female Professors (75), Female Assistant professors(66), and Male Professors (57).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island are: Office and Administrative Support, with 146 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 128 employees, and Management with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.9M

2015 Endowment

10.3%

growth from 2014

Community College of Rhode Island has an endowment valued at about $1.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Community College of Rhode Island grew 10.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.22M 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. $3.71M - Federal

  2. $2.61M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Community College of Rhode Island received $3.71M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.61M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$62M

Salary Expenditure

$121M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Community College of Rhode Island had a total expenditure of $121M. Of that $121M, they spent $62M on salaries and $121M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Community College of Rhode Island as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$62M

2015 Salaries

4.55%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Community College of Rhode Island paid a median of $62M in salaries, which represents 51.4% of their overall expenditure ($121M) and a 4.55% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.71% growth from 2013 and a 2.11% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.7M

Instructional Salaries

324

Number of Employees

In 2015, Community College of Rhode Island paid a total of $19.7M to 324 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

132 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

146 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Professor with 132 employees; Assistant professor with 102 employees; and Assistant professor with 78 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island were Office and Administrative Support with 146 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 128 employees; and Management with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Rhode Island was Female Professor with 75 employees, Female Assistant professor with 66 employees, and Male Professor with 57 employees.

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

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