Holyoke Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,088
5.47% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,212
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.53%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,209
35.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.8%
205 Graduates

About

Holyoke Community College is a higher education institution located in Hampden County, MA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Holyoke Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 763 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holyoke Community College. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (495 degrees), 3.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (158 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holyoke Community College is $5,088, which is $−2,892 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Holyoke Community College is $5,088, which is $−2,892 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,212.

In 2020, 71% of undergraduate students attending Holyoke Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,088
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Holyoke Community College was $5,088. The cost of tuition at Holyoke Community College is $−2,892 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,212
2020 Value
12.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Holyoke Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,212. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Holyoke Community College grew by 12.2%.

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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

$8,720
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holyoke Community College was of $8,720 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 7.65% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
29%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Holyoke Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 18.3% with respect to 2019, when 60% 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.
9.53%
2018 Default Rate
108
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Holyoke Community College was 9.53%, which represents 108 out of the 1133 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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Holyoke Community College has a total enrollment of 4,209 students. The full-time enrollment at Holyoke Community College is 1,485 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,724. This means that 35.3% of students enrolled at Holyoke Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holyoke Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.1% White, 25.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.87% Black or African American, 3.35% Two or More Races, 2.87% Asian, 0.214% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.119% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Holyoke Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.3%), followed by White Male (26.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.8%). 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

35.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holyoke Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,209 students. The full-time enrollment at Holyoke Community College is 1,485 and the part-time enrollment is 2,724. This means that 35.3% of students enrolled at Holyoke Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Holyoke Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Holyoke Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,445
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,089
  3. Black or African American
    247

The enrolled student population at Holyoke Community College is 58.1% White, 25.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.87% Black or African American, 3.35% Two or More Races, 2.87% Asian, 0.214% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.119% 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.

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, 128 students (3.04%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 221 more women than men received degrees from Holyoke Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Holyoke Community College is white (495 degrees awarded). There were 3.13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (158 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Holyoke 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 (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (250 degrees), and Protective Services (44 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holyoke Community College are Social workers, all other (174,743 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (139,240 people), Police officers (130,507 people), Other managers (113,559 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (49,148 people).

The most specialized majors at Holyoke Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (250 degrees), Protective Services (44 degrees), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Holyoke Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Holyoke Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (250 degrees), Protective Services (44 degrees), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Holyoke Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (332,174 people), Elementary & secondary schools (298,156 people), Individual & family services (139,986 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (118,611 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (100,756 people).

The most specialized majors at Holyoke Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (250 degrees), Protective Services (44 degrees), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

271
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
492
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 271 degrees were awarded to men at Holyoke Community College, which is 0.551 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (492).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Holyoke Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.425 times less than the 153 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 153 degrees were awarded to women at Holyoke Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.35 times more than the 65 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from Holyoke Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Holyoke Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0.976% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    495 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holyoke Community College is white (495 degrees awarded). There were 3.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (158 degrees).

1.83% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    310 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    185 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Holyoke Community College is white female (310 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (185 degrees).

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Holyoke Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.96M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $523k (7.51%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Holyoke Community College had a total salary expenditure of $68.3M. Holyoke Community College employs 74 Professors, 16 Assistant professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Holyoke Community College are Female Professors (49), Male Professors(25), and Female Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holyoke Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 76 employees, Management, with 52 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees.

Endowment

$6.96M
2020 Endowment
19.8%
growth from 2019

Holyoke Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.96M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Holyoke Community College grew 19.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.53M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $841k - Federal
  2. $5.55M - State
  3. $789k - Local

As of 2020, Holyoke Community College received $841k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.55M from state grants and contracts, and $789k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$46.2M
2020 Salaries
31.3%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Holyoke Community College paid a median of $46.2M in salaries, which represents 67.7% of their overall expenditure ($68.3M) and a 31.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.11% decline from 2018 and a 5.09% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.83M
Instructional Salaries
115
Number of Employees

In 2020, Holyoke Community College paid a total of $7.83M to 115 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.9% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
76 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holyoke Community College were Professor with 74 employees; Assistant professor with 16 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holyoke Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 76 employees; Management with 52 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Holyoke Community College was Female Professor with 49 employees, Male Professor with 25 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

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

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