Jefferson Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,584

4.37% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,123

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,460

56.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

26.9%

206 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 611 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jefferson Community College. 60.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (452 degrees), 5.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (84 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Community College is $4,584, which is $-2,830 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Community College is $4,584, which is $-2,830 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,123.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,584

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Jefferson Community College was $4,584. The cost of tuition at Jefferson Community College is $-2,830 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$11,123

2017 Value

19.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Jefferson Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,123. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Jefferson Community College grew by 19.9%.

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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

$11,900

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jefferson Community College was of $11,900 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 5.78% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Jefferson Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.85% with respect to 2016, when 54% 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.

15.8%

2016 Default Rate

155

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Jefferson Community College was 15.8%, which represents 155 out of the 978 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

Jefferson Community College has a total enrollment of 3,460 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Community College is 1,947 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,513. This means that 56.3% of students enrolled at Jefferson Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.3% White, 9.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.12% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 1.33% Asian, 0.549% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.202% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jefferson Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.2%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jefferson Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,460 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Community College is 1,947 and the part-time enrollment is 1,513. This means that 56.3% of students enrolled at Jefferson Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Jefferson Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Jefferson 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

    2,467

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    332

  3. Black or African American

    281

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Community College is 71.3% White, 9.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.12% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 1.33% Asian, 0.549% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.202% 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, 191 students (5.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 129 more women than men received degrees from Jefferson Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Jefferson Community College are white (452 degrees awarded). There were 5.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (84 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Jefferson Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (280 degrees awarded), Protective Services (58 degrees), and Agriculture (12 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 Jefferson Community College are Social workers, all other (188,860 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (162,148 people), Police officers (131,381 people), Other managers (118,928 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (56,403 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (280 degrees awarded), Protective Services (58 degrees), Agriculture (12 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (31 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 Jefferson Community College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Information security analysts, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (280 degrees awarded), Protective Services (58 degrees), Agriculture (12 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (31 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 Jefferson Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (340,678 people), Elementary & secondary schools (316,515 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (153,751 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (139,521 people), and Individual & family services (120,936 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (280 degrees awarded), Protective Services (58 degrees), Agriculture (12 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (31 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 241

  2. 370

In 2017, 241 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College, which is 0.651 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (370).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College in General Studies, which is 1 times approximately the same the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 64 degrees were awarded to women at Jefferson Community College in General Studies, which is 1 times approximately the same the 64 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from Jefferson Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jefferson Community College is Female and Two or More Races (71.4% 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, 2.43% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    452 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    84 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jefferson Community College is white (452 degrees awarded). There were 5.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (84 degrees).

0.655% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    275 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    177 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Jefferson Community College is white female (275 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (177 degrees).

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Operations

Jefferson Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.96M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $575k (14.5%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Jefferson Community College had a total salary expenditure of $39.4M. Jefferson Community College employs 26 Assistant professors, 18 Associate professors, and 17 Professors. Most academics at Jefferson Community College are Female Assistant professors (16), Male Associate professors(10), and Male Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 25 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.96M

2017 Endowment

1.46%

growth from 2016

Jefferson Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.96M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Jefferson Community College grew 1.46% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $302k 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. $1.04M - Federal

  2. $787k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Jefferson Community College received $1.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $787k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.5M

2017 Salaries

0.845%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Jefferson Community College paid a median of $15.5M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($39.4M) and a 0.845% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.44% decline from 2015 and a 2.83% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.66M

Instructional Salaries

74

Number of Employees

In 2017, Jefferson Community College paid a total of $4.66M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% 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

26 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jefferson Community College were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jefferson Community College was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 10 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 10 employees.

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

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