Dutchess Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,696

4.76% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,798

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

9,061

42.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

27.8%

511 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,147 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dutchess Community College. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (719 degrees), 3.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (206 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dutchess Community College is $3,696, which is $-3,718 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dutchess Community College is $3,696, which is $-3,718 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,798.

In 2017, 33% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,696

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Dutchess Community College was $3,696. The cost of tuition at Dutchess Community College is $-3,718 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,798

2017 Value

4.63%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Dutchess Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,798. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Dutchess Community College grew by 4.63%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dutchess Community College was of $10,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 4.99% 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

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Dutchess Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 33% 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.

14.5%

2016 Default Rate

186

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Dutchess Community College was 14.5%, which represents 186 out of the 1280 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

Dutchess Community College has a total enrollment of 9,061 students. The full-time enrollment at Dutchess Community College is 3,839 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,222. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Dutchess Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dutchess Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60% White, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 3.51% Two or More Races, 3.15% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.121% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dutchess Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (27.2%), followed by White Female (26.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dutchess Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,061 students. The full-time enrollment at Dutchess Community College is 3,839 and the part-time enrollment is 5,222. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Dutchess Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

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 Dutchess Community College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Dutchess Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,438

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,701

  3. Black or African American

    995

The enrolled student population at Dutchess Community College is 60% White, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 3.51% Two or More Races, 3.15% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.121% 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 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, 217 students (2.39%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 139 more women than men received degrees from Dutchess Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Dutchess Community College are white (719 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (206 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dutchess Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (80 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), and Protective Services (94 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 Dutchess Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (221,227 people), Social workers, all other (199,525 people), Other managers (193,957 people), Police officers (136,402 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (91,207 people).

The most specialized majors at Dutchess Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (80 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), Protective Services (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Communications (44 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 Dutchess Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at Dutchess Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (80 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), Protective Services (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Communications (44 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 Dutchess Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (430,682 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (366,870 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (215,924 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (193,729 people), and Individual & family services (138,274 people).

The most specialized majors at Dutchess Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (80 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), Protective Services (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Communications (44 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 Dutchess 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 Dutchess Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 504

  2. 643

In 2017, 504 degrees were awarded to men at Dutchess Community College, which is 0.784 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (643).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Dutchess Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.01 times more than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Dutchess Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.35 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Dutchess Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dutchess Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 0.196% 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

    719 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    206 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    122 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dutchess Community College is white (719 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (206 degrees).

0.523% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    394 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    325 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    121 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dutchess Community College is white female (394 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (325 degrees).

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Operations

Dutchess Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $25.7k (0.251%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Dutchess Community College had a total salary expenditure of $81.2M. Dutchess Community College employs 39 Assistant professors, 33 Instructors, and 29 Associate professors. Most academics at Dutchess Community College are Female Instructors (20), Male Assistant professors(20), and Female Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dutchess Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, and Service with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.2M

2017 Endowment

8.84%

growth from 2016

Dutchess Community College has an endowment valued at about $10.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Dutchess Community College grew 8.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.57M higher 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $984k - Federal

  2. $1.09M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Dutchess Community College received $984k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.09M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$36.5M

2017 Salaries

4.44%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Dutchess Community College paid a median of $36.5M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($81.2M) and a 4.44% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.06% growth from 2015 and a 1.45% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.3M

Instructional Salaries

128

Number of Employees

In 2017, Dutchess Community College paid a total of $10.3M to 128 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

52 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dutchess Community College were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Instructor with 33 employees; and Instructor with 29 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dutchess Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; and Service with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dutchess Community College was Female Instructor with 20 employees, Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 19 employees.

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

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