Coastal Alabama Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,510

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,458

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,968

50% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

14.3%

138 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 608 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coastal Alabama Community College. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (432 degrees), 3.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College is $3,510, which is $-3,904 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College is $3,510, which is $-3,904 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,458.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,510

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College was $3,510. The cost of tuition at Coastal Alabama Community College is $-3,904 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,458

2017 Value

6.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Coastal Alabama Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,458. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Coastal Alabama Community College grew by 6.29%.

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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

$4,750

Room and Board

$1,450

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coastal Alabama Community College was of $4,750 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,450. The cost of room and board did not change 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

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Coastal Alabama Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.54% with respect to 2016, when 65% 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.

17.7%

2016 Default Rate

213

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Coastal Alabama Community College was 17.7%, which represents 213 out of the 1202 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

Coastal Alabama Community College has a total enrollment of 4,968 students. The full-time enrollment at Coastal Alabama Community College is 2,486 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,482. This means that 50% of students enrolled at Coastal Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coastal Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.2% White, 18.4% Black or African American, 3.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% Two or More Races, 2.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.23% Asian, and 0.0604% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Coastal Alabama Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41%), followed by White Male (26%) and Black or African American Female (15.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coastal Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,968 students. The full-time enrollment at Coastal Alabama Community College is 2,486 and the part-time enrollment is 2,482. This means that 50% of students enrolled at Coastal Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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 Coastal Alabama Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Coastal Alabama 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

    3,588

  2. Black or African American

    914

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    180

The enrolled student population at Coastal Alabama Community College is 72.2% White, 18.4% Black or African American, 3.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% Two or More Races, 2.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.23% Asian, and 0.0604% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 252 more women than men received degrees from Coastal Alabama Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Coastal Alabama Community College are white (432 degrees awarded). There were 3.72 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Coastal Alabama Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (353 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), and Health (153 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 Coastal Alabama Community College are Registered nurses (1,320,761 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (235,214 people), Other managers (169,198 people), Medical & health services managers (145,564 people), and Pharmacists (132,811 people).

The most specialized majors at Coastal Alabama Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (353 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Health (153 degrees), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (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 Coastal Alabama Community College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Coastal Alabama Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (353 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Health (153 degrees), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (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 Coastal Alabama Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,485,924 people), Elementary & secondary schools (496,414 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (292,208 people), Outpatient care centers (217,628 people), and Offices of physicians (202,935 people).

The most specialized majors at Coastal Alabama Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (353 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Health (153 degrees), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (14 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 Coastal Alabama 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 Coastal Alabama Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 178

  2. 430

In 2017, 178 degrees were awarded to men at Coastal Alabama Community College, which is 0.414 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (430).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Coastal Alabama Community College in General Studies, which is 0.43 times less than the 158 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 158 degrees were awarded to women at Coastal Alabama Community College in General Studies, which is 2.32 times more than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

24%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 2% of students graduating from Coastal Alabama Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coastal Alabama Community College is Male and Two or More Races (33.3% 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    432 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    116 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coastal Alabama Community College is white (432 degrees awarded). There were 3.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

0.493% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    306 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    126 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Coastal Alabama Community College is white female (306 degrees awarded). There were 2.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (126 degrees).

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Operations

Coastal Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $55.8k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Coastal Alabama Community College had a total salary expenditure of $37M. Coastal Alabama Community College employs 89 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Coastal Alabama Community College are Female No academic ranks (54), Male No academic ranks(35), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 83 employees, Public service, with 0 employees, and Sales and related with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Coastal Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Coastal Alabama Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.06M - Federal

  2. $1.95M - State

  3. $9.83k - Local

As of 2017, Coastal Alabama Community College received $1.06M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.95M from state grants and contracts, and $9.83k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16M

2017 Salaries

23.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Coastal Alabama Community College paid a median of $16M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($37M) and a 23.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.73% decline from 2015 and a 0.652% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.98M

Instructional Salaries

89

Number of Employees

In 2017, Coastal Alabama Community College paid a total of $4.98M to 89 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

89 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

83 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College were No academic rank with 89 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 83 employees; Public service with 0 employees; and Sales and related with 0 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. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coastal Alabama Community College was Female No academic rank with 54 employees, Male No academic rank with 35 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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