Jefferson Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,016
1.95% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,509
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.4%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,658
53.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
27.8%
201 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 2020, 504 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jefferson Community College. 63.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (397 degrees), 9.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Community College is $5,016, which is $−2,964 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Community College is $5,016, which is $−2,964 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,509.

In 2020, 52% of undergraduate students attending Jefferson Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,016
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Jefferson Community College was $5,016. The cost of tuition at Jefferson Community College is $−2,964 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$10,509
2020 Value
0.294%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Jefferson Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,509. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Jefferson Community College grew by 0.294%.

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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

$11,666
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Jefferson Community College was of $11,666 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Jefferson Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.89% with respect to 2019, when 53% 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.
14.4%
2018 Default Rate
134
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Jefferson Community College was 14.4%, which represents 134 out of the 930 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 2,658 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Community College is 1,431 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,227. This means that 53.8% of students enrolled at Jefferson Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.7% White, 8.16% Hispanic or Latino, 6.73% Black or African American, 3.57% Two or More Races, 1.62% Asian, 0.715% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.226% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Jefferson Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.9%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.85%). 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

53.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jefferson Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,658 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Community College is 1,431 and the part-time enrollment is 1,227. This means that 53.8% of students enrolled at Jefferson Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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 Jefferson Community College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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
    1,852
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    217
  3. Black or African American
    179

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Community College is 69.7% White, 8.16% Hispanic or Latino, 6.73% Black or African American, 3.57% Two or More Races, 1.62% Asian, 0.715% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.226% 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, 237 students (8.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 138 more women than men received degrees from Jefferson Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jefferson Community College is white (397 degrees awarded). There were 9.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 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 Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (199 degrees), and Protective Services (46 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 (175,623 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (147,206 people), Police officers (130,907 people), Other managers (110,254 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (51,157 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (199 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Agriculture (11 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, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (199 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Agriculture (11 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 (334,230 people), Elementary & secondary schools (314,747 people), Individual & family services (141,037 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (125,493 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,033 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (199 degrees), Protective Services (46 degrees), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Agriculture (11 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 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 Jefferson Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

183
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
321
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College, which is 0.57 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (321).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.569 times less than the 58 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 58 degrees were awarded to women at Jefferson Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.76 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 21% of students graduating from Jefferson Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (39.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Jefferson Community College is Female and White (39.2% 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, 2.99% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    397 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jefferson Community College is white (397 degrees awarded). There were 9.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

2.58% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    262 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    135 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jefferson Community College is white female (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (135 degrees).

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Operations

Jefferson Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $395k (5.52%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Jefferson Community College had a total salary expenditure of $44.8M. Jefferson Community College employs 26 Assistant professors, 18 Professors, and 16 Associate professors. Most academics at Jefferson Community College are Female Assistant professors (14), Male Assistant professors(12), and Male Professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, and Management with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.15M
2020 Endowment
70%
growth from 2019

Jefferson Community College has an endowment valued at about $7.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Jefferson Community College grew 70% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.73M 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. $1.8M - Federal
  2. $1.21M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Jefferson Community College received $1.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.21M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.7M
2020 Salaries
2.28%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Jefferson Community College paid a median of $15.7M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($44.8M) and a 2.28% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.17% decline from 2018 and a 0.018% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.44M
Instructional Salaries
66
Number of Employees

In 2020, Jefferson Community College paid a total of $4.44M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

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

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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
33 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jefferson Community College were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Professor with 18 employees; and Professor with 16 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; and Management with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jefferson Community College was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Male Professor with 10 employees.

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

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