CUNY Hostos Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,800

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,334

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

7,211

57.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

19.9%

184 Graduates

About

CUNY Hostos Community College is a higher education institution located in Bronx County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Hostos Community College were .

In 2017, 1,215 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Hostos Community College. 71.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (769 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (314 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Hostos Community College is $4,800, which is $-2,614 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Hostos Community College is $4,800, which is $-2,614 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,334.

In 2017, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY Hostos Community College was $4,800. The cost of tuition at CUNY Hostos Community College is $-2,614 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,334

2017 Value

23.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 CUNY Hostos Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,334. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CUNY Hostos Community College grew by 23.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,713

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Hostos Community College was of $13,713 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 0.322% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

7%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at CUNY Hostos Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.9% with respect to 2016, when 69% 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.

10.8%

2016 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Hostos Community College was 10.8%, which represents 41 out of the 379 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

CUNY Hostos Community College has a total enrollment of 7,211 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Hostos Community College is 4,165 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,046. This means that 57.8% of students enrolled at CUNY Hostos Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Hostos Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.7% Hispanic or Latino, 27% Black or African American, 3.04% Asian, 1.87% White, 0.666% Two or More Races, 0.0971% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0971% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CUNY Hostos Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (43.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.2%) and Black or African American Female (16.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Hostos Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,211 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Hostos Community College is 4,165 and the part-time enrollment is 3,046. This means that 57.8% of students enrolled at CUNY Hostos Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2017 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 CUNY Hostos Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), CUNY Hostos Community College 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

    4,522

  2. Black or African American

    1,950

  3. Asian

    219

The enrolled student population at CUNY Hostos Community College is 62.7% Hispanic or Latino, 27% Black or African American, 3.04% Asian, 1.87% White, 0.666% Two or More Races, 0.0971% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0971% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 513 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Hostos Community College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Hostos Community College are hispanic or latino (769 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (314 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Hostos Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (499 degrees), and Protective Services (115 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 CUNY Hostos Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (160,504 people), Other managers (125,223 people), Police officers (122,764 people), Postsecondary teachers (92,727 people), and Physicians (73,598 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Hostos Community College are Communication Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (499 degrees), Protective Services (115 degrees), Physical Sciences (26 degrees), and Human Sciences (24 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 CUNY Hostos Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at CUNY Hostos Community College are Communication Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (499 degrees), Protective Services (115 degrees), Physical Sciences (26 degrees), and Human Sciences (24 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 CUNY Hostos Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (307,163 people), Elementary & secondary schools (283,991 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (197,351 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (124,925 people), and Computer Systems Design (86,666 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Hostos Community College are Communication Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (499 degrees), Protective Services (115 degrees), Physical Sciences (26 degrees), and Human Sciences (24 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 CUNY Hostos Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Hostos Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 351

  2. 864

In 2017, 351 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Hostos Community College, which is 0.406 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (864).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 147 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Hostos Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.418 times less than the 352 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 352 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Hostos Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.39 times more than the 147 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from CUNY Hostos Community College 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%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Hostos Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    769 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    314 degrees awarded

  3. White

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Hostos Community College is hispanic or latino (769 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (314 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    575 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    195 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    194 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Hostos Community College is hispanic or latino female (575 degrees awarded). There were 2.95 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (195 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Hostos Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $923 (0.0815%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, CUNY Hostos Community College had a total salary expenditure of $119M. CUNY Hostos Community College employs 74 Assistant professors, 36 Professors, and 33 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY Hostos Community College are Female Assistant professors (38), Male Assistant professors(36), and Male Professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Hostos Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 83 employees, Management, with 78 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.13M

2017 Endowment

12.1%

growth from 2016

CUNY Hostos Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Hostos Community College grew 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.53M 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. $3.97M - Federal

  2. $10.3M - State

  3. $2.21M - Local

As of 2017, CUNY Hostos Community College received $3.97M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.3M from state grants and contracts, and $2.21M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$61.9M

2017 Salaries

6.89%

decline from 2016

In 2017, CUNY Hostos Community College paid a median of $61.9M in salaries, which represents 51.8% of their overall expenditure ($119M) and a 6.89% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 20.3% growth from 2015 and a 8.04% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.3M

Instructional Salaries

177

Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY Hostos Community College paid a total of $15.3M to 177 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

74 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

83 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Hostos Community College were Assistant professor with 74 employees; Professor with 36 employees; and Professor with 33 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Hostos Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 83 employees; Management with 78 employees; and Service with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Hostos Community College was Female Assistant professor with 38 employees, Male Assistant professor with 36 employees, and Male Professor with 20 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at CUNY Hostos Community College.

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