Durham Technical Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,094
0.432% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,245
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.9%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,665
25.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
14.5%
25 Graduates

About

Durham Technical Community College is a higher education institution located in Durham County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Durham Technical Community College were .

In 2019, 1,372 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Durham Technical Community College. 60.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (520 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (414 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $2,094, which is $−5,730 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $2,094, which is $−5,730 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,245.

In 2019, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,094
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Durham Technical Community College was $2,094. The cost of tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $−5,730 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,245
2019 Value
6.26%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Durham Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,245. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Durham Technical Community College grew by 6.26%.

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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

$10,872
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Durham Technical Community College was of $10,872 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change 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

44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Durham Technical Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.33% with respect to 2018, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Durham Technical Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
11.9%
2017 Default Rate
71
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Durham Technical Community College was 11.9%, which represents 71 out of the 599 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

Durham Technical Community College has a total enrollment of 5,665 students. The full-time enrollment at Durham Technical Community College is 1,454 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,211. This means that 25.7% of students enrolled at Durham Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Durham Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.6% Black or African American, 31.3% White, 18.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.19% Asian, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.547% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Durham Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (18.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.2%) and White Female (13.4%). 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

25.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Durham Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,665 students. The full-time enrollment at Durham Technical Community College is 1,454 and the part-time enrollment is 4,211. This means that 25.7% of students enrolled at Durham Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Durham Technical Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Durham Technical Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,962
  2. White
    1,774
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,053

The enrolled student population at Durham Technical Community College is 34.6% Black or African American, 31.3% White, 18.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.19% Asian, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.547% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% 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, 323 students (5.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 284 more women than men received degrees from Durham Technical Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Durham Technical Community College is white (520 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (414 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Durham Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (42 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (239 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (37 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 Durham Technical Community College are Software developers (516,301 people), Other managers (152,467 people), Police officers (140,044 people), Computer & information systems managers (106,977 people), and Computer occupations, all other (99,359 people).

The most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College are Construction (42 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (239 degrees), Language & Linguistics (37 degrees), Legal (60 degrees), and Protective Services (104 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 Durham Technical Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Surgeons, Architectural & engineering managers, and Radiologic technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College are Construction (42 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (239 degrees), Language & Linguistics (37 degrees), Legal (60 degrees), and Protective Services (104 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 Durham Technical Community College are Computer Systems Design (552,972 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,041 people), Elementary & secondary schools (173,325 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (147,080 people), and Construction (136,442 people).

The most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College are Construction (42 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (239 degrees), Language & Linguistics (37 degrees), Legal (60 degrees), and Protective Services (104 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 Durham Technical 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 Durham Technical Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

544
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
828
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 544 degrees were awarded to men at Durham Technical Community College, which is 0.657 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (828).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Durham Technical Community College in Information Technology, which is 1.62 times more than the 81 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 154 degrees were awarded to women at Durham Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.48 times more than the 104 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 9% of students graduating from Durham Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (30%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Durham Technical Community College is Male and Asian (30% 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% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    520 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    414 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    234 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Durham Technical Community College is white (520 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (414 degrees).

3.79% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    294 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    268 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    252 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Durham Technical Community College is black or african american female (294 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (268 degrees).

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Operations

Durham Technical Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.77k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Durham Technical Community College had a total salary expenditure of $47.3M. Durham Technical Community College employs 134 No academic ranks, 4 Instructors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Durham Technical Community College are Female No academic ranks (94), Male No academic ranks(40), and Male Instructors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College are: Management, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Durham Technical Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Durham Technical Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $80.7k - Federal
  2. $407k - State
  3. $3.65k - Local

As of 2019, Durham Technical Community College received $80.7k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $407k from state grants and contracts, and $3.65k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.7M
2019 Salaries
7.19%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Durham Technical Community College paid a median of $22.7M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($47.3M) and a 7.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 32.5% decline from 2017 and a 34.5% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.54M
Instructional Salaries
138
Number of Employees

In 2019, Durham Technical Community College paid a total of $6.54M to 138 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.8% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
134 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College were No academic rank with 134 employees; Instructor with 4 employees; and Instructor with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College were Management with 80 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; and Service with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Male Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College was Female No academic rank with 94 employees, Male No academic rank with 40 employees, and Male Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Durham Technical Community College.

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