Garden City Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,830
2022 Average Net Price
$6,609
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,914
56.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.2%
195 Graduates

About

Garden City Community College is a higher education institution located in Finney County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Garden City Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (187 degrees awarded), General Studies (52 degrees), and Registered Nursing (12 degrees).

In 2022, 656 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Garden City Community College. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (331 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (203 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Garden City Community College is $1,830, which is $−6,282 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Garden City Community College is $1,830, which is $−6,282 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,609.

In 2022, 85% of undergraduate students attending Garden City Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,830
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Garden City Community College was $1,830. The cost of tuition at Garden City Community College is $−6,282 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,609
2022 Value
14.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Garden City Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,609. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Garden City Community College grew by 14.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,632
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Garden City Community College was of $6,632 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.531% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Garden City Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 26.9% with respect to 2021, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.42%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Garden City Community College was 2.42%, which represents 7 out of the 289 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Garden City Community College had a total enrollment of 1,914 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Garden City Community College is 1,083 students and the part-time enrollment is 831. This means that 56.6% 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 50.9% Hispanic or Latino, 32.4% White, 6.22% Black or African American, 1.93% Asian, 1.83% Two or More Races, 0.522% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.313% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Garden City Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.7%) and White Male (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Garden City Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,914 students. The full-time enrollment at Garden City Community College is 1,083 and the part-time enrollment is 831. This means that 56.6% of students enrolled at Garden City Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    974 enrolled students
  2. White
    620 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    119 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Garden City Community College is 50.9% Hispanic or Latino, 32.4% White, 6.22% Black or African American, 1.93% Asian, 1.83% Two or More Races, 0.522% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.313% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% 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, 52 students (2.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 80 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 (331 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (203 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Garden City Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (187 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (52 degrees) and Registered Nursing (12 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 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 (1,411,945 people), Medical & health services managers (161,649 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,998 people), Other managers (139,125 people), and Police officers (137,334 people).

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,533,896 people), Elementary & secondary schools (380,274 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (345,538 people), Outpatient care centers (259,764 people), and Offices of physicians (213,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 187 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Garden City Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 187 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

288
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
368
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 288 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College, which is 0.783 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (368).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.655 times less than the 113 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.53 times more than the 74 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 37% 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, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Garden City Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.513% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    331 degrees awarded
  2. White
    203 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino (331 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (203 degrees).

2.74% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    220 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    111 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino female (220 degrees awarded). There were 1.98 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (111 degrees).

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Operations

Garden City Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.92M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 15.2k (0.22%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Garden City Community College had a total salary expenditure of 35.9M. Garden City Community College employs 31 Associate professors, 20 Assistant professors and 18 Professors. Most academics at Garden City Community College are Female Associate professor (17), Male Associate professor (14), and Male Assistant professor (13).

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 38 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

Endowment

$6.92M
2022 Endowment
10.8%
decline from 2021

Garden City Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.92M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Garden City Community College declined 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.71M 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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Salary Expenditure

$13.4M
2022 Salaries
20.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Garden City Community College paid a median of $13.4M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($35.9M) and a 20.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.43M
Instructional Salaries
73
Number of Employees

In 2022, Garden City Community College paid a total of $4.43M to 73 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Garden City Community College were Associate professor with 31 employees, Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Professor with 18 employees.

In 2022, 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 38 employees, Management with 33 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Garden City Community College was Female Associate professor with 17 employees, Male Associate professor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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