Dodge City Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$870
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,248
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.5%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,459
48.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
32.8%
143 Graduates

About

Dodge City Community College is a higher education institution located in Ford County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dodge City Community College were .

In 2020, 216 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dodge City Community College. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (102 degrees), 1.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dodge City Community College is $870, which is $−7,110 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dodge City Community College is $870, which is $−7,110 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,248.

In 2020, 52% of undergraduate students attending Dodge City Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 8% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$870
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Dodge City Community College was $870. The cost of tuition at Dodge City Community College is $−7,110 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,248
2020 Value
45.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Dodge City Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,248. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Dodge City Community College grew by 45.9%.

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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

$7,900
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dodge City Community College was of $7,900 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 5.26% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Dodge City Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 20% with respect to 2019, when 65% 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.
11.5%
2018 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Dodge City Community College was 11.5%, which represents 18 out of the 156 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

Dodge City Community College has a total enrollment of 1,459 students. The full-time enrollment at Dodge City Community College is 709 students and the part-time enrollment is 750. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Dodge City Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dodge City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.5% Hispanic or Latino, 37% White, 8.84% Black or African American, 2.06% Two or More Races, 1.44% Asian, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.206% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dodge City Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.2%), followed by White Male (16.1%) and White Female (15.9%). 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

48.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dodge City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,459 students. The full-time enrollment at Dodge City Community College is 709 and the part-time enrollment is 750. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Dodge City Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
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 Dodge City Community College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Dodge City Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    634
  2. White
    540
  3. Black or African American
    129

The enrolled student population at Dodge City Community College is 43.5% Hispanic or Latino, 37% White, 8.84% Black or African American, 2.06% Two or More Races, 1.44% Asian, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.206% 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.

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Graduates

In 2020, 18 more women than men received degrees from Dodge City Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dodge City Community College is hispanic or latino (102 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (79 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dodge City Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (17 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 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 Dodge City Community College are Police officers (123,215 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (90,488 people), Other managers (76,409 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (61,889 people), and Construction managers (49,474 people).

The most specialized majors at Dodge City Community College are Construction (17 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (2 degrees), and Precision Production (5 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 Dodge City Community College are Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Dodge City Community College are Construction (17 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (2 degrees), and Precision Production (5 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 Dodge City Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (292,419 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (140,265 people), Elementary & secondary schools (131,423 people), Construction (124,146 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (53,556 people).

The most specialized majors at Dodge City Community College are Construction (17 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (2 degrees), and Precision Production (5 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 Dodge City Community College.
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 Dodge City Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

99
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
117
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Dodge City Community College, which is 0.846 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (117).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Dodge City Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.25 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Dodge City Community College in General Cosmetology, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% of students graduating from Dodge City Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dodge City 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 (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, 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
    102 degrees awarded
  2. White
    79 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dodge City Community College is hispanic or latino (102 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (79 degrees).

1.39% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    63 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dodge City Community College is hispanic or latino female (63 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (41 degrees).

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Operations

Dodge City Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.38M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $333k (14%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Dodge City Community College had a total salary expenditure of $31.6M. Dodge City Community College employs 19 Professors, 10 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Dodge City Community College are Male Professors (10), Female Professors(9), and Female Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dodge City Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 30 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.38M
2020 Endowment
6.55%
growth from 2019

Dodge City Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.38M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Dodge City Community College grew 6.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.05M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.2M - Federal
  2. $122k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Dodge City Community College received $4.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $122k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.72M
2020 Salaries
25.9%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Dodge City Community College paid a median of $7.72M in salaries, which represents 24.4% of their overall expenditure ($31.6M) and a 25.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.05% growth from 2018 and a 0.243% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.27M
Instructional Salaries
40
Number of Employees

In 2020, Dodge City Community College paid a total of $2.27M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.4% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dodge City Community College were Professor with 19 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dodge City Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 30 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dodge City Community College was Male Professor with 10 employees, Female Professor with 9 employees, and Female Associate professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Dodge City Community College.

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