Garden City Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,830
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,408
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.74%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,868
42.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
37.1%
189 Graduates

About

Garden City Community College is a higher education institution located in Finney County, KS. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Garden City Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 613 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Garden City Community College. 61.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (287 degrees), 1.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (245 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Garden City Community College is $1,830, which is $−6,150 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Garden City Community College is $1,830, which is $−6,150 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,408.

In 2020, 64% of undergraduate students attending Garden City Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,830
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Garden City Community College was $1,830. The cost of tuition at Garden City Community College is $−6,150 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,408
2020 Value
11.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Garden City Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,408. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Garden City Community College grew by 11.7%.

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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

$6,519
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Garden City Community College was of $6,519 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.298% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 45.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Garden City Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.03% with respect to 2019, when 66% 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.
4.74%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Garden City Community College was 4.74%, which represents 13 out of the 274 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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Garden City Community College has a total enrollment of 1,868 students. The full-time enrollment at Garden City Community College is 798 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,070. This means that 42.7% of students enrolled at Garden City Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Garden City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.4% Hispanic or Latino, 34.5% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 2.46% Asian, 0.696% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.428% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Garden City Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (29.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.3%) and White Male (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

42.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Garden City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,868 students. The full-time enrollment at Garden City Community College is 798 and the part-time enrollment is 1,070. This means that 42.7% of students enrolled at Garden City Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Garden City Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Garden City Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    866
  2. White
    645
  3. Black or African American
    190

The enrolled student population at Garden City Community College is 46.4% Hispanic or Latino, 34.5% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 2.46% Asian, 0.696% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.428% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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.

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, 64 students (3.43%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 139 more women than men received degrees from Garden City Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino (287 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (245 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Garden City Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (264 degrees).

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 Garden City Community College are Registered nurses (1,313,380 people), Medical & health services managers (154,111 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (140,190 people), Other managers (136,631 people), and Pharmacists (133,891 people).

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (264 degrees), Health (194 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (25 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 Garden City Community College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (264 degrees), Health (194 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (25 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 Garden City Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,475,176 people), Elementary & secondary schools (373,837 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (334,944 people), Outpatient care centers (223,748 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (198,511 people).

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Agriculture (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (34 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (264 degrees), Health (194 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (25 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Garden 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 Garden City Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

237
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
376
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 237 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College, which is 0.63 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (376).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.539 times less than the 141 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 141 degrees were awarded to women at Garden City Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.86 times more than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 31% of students graduating from Garden City Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Garden City Community College is Female and Asian (80% 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
    287 degrees awarded
  2. White
    245 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino (287 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (245 degrees).

0.163% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    196 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    151 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino female (196 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (151 degrees).

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Garden City Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.39M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $149k (2.33%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Garden City Community College had a total salary expenditure of $28M. Garden City Community College employs 65 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Garden City Community College are Female Instructors (35), Male Instructors(30), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Garden City Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 41 employees, Service, with 29 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

Endowment

$6.39M
2020 Endowment
2.89%
growth from 2019

Garden City Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.39M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Garden City Community College grew 2.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.97M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.15M - Federal
  2. $192k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Garden City Community College received $2.15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $192k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.7M
2020 Salaries
5.97%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Garden City Community College paid a median of $10.7M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($28M) and a 5.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.45% decline from 2018 and a 5.43% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.5M
Instructional Salaries
65
Number of Employees

In 2020, Garden City Community College paid a total of $3.5M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
65 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Garden City Community College were Instructor with 65 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Garden City Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees; Service with 29 employees; and Management with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Garden City Community College was Female Instructor with 35 employees, and Male Instructor with 30 employees.

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

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