Lamar State College-Orange

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,288

5.38% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,975

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,293

38.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

21.9%

73 Graduates

About

Lamar State College-Orange is a higher education institution located in Orange County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lamar State College-Orange were .

In 2017, 463 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lamar State College-Orange. 75.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (321 degrees), 3.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (105 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $3,288, which is $-4,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $3,288, which is $-4,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,975.

In 2017, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 22% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,288

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Orange was $3,288. The cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $-4,126 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,975

2017 Value

10.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lamar State College-Orange had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,975. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lamar State College-Orange grew by 10.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,500

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lamar State College-Orange was of $3,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. 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

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

22%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Lamar State College-Orange received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 28.3% with respect to 2016, when 46% 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.

13.1%

2016 Default Rate

49

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lamar State College-Orange was 13.1%, which represents 49 out of the 375 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

Lamar State College-Orange has a total enrollment of 2,293 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange is 887 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,406. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Orange, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.1% White, 15.8% Black or African American, 7.41% Hispanic or Latino, 1.88% Asian, 0.523% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Black or African American Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,293 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange is 887 and the part-time enrollment is 1,406. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

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 Lamar State College-Orange was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Lamar State College-Orange had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,699

  2. Black or African American

    362

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    170

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Orange is 74.1% White, 15.8% Black or African American, 7.41% Hispanic or Latino, 1.88% Asian, 0.523% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 235 more women than men received degrees from Lamar State College-Orange. The majority of degree recipients at Lamar State College-Orange are white (321 degrees awarded). There were 3.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (105 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lamar State College-Orange is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lamar State College-Orange, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Health (269 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (46 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 Lamar State College-Orange are Registered nurses (1,308,015 people), Software developers (438,931 people), Other managers (188,763 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (144,747 people), and Medical & health services managers (141,980 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Health (269 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (46 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 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 Lamar State College-Orange are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Health (269 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (46 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 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 Lamar State College-Orange are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,485,266 people), Computer Systems Design (530,820 people), Elementary & secondary schools (364,194 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (231,907 people), and Outpatient care centers (207,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Health (269 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (46 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 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 Lamar State College-Orange.

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 Lamar State College-Orange was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 114

  2. 349

In 2017, 114 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange, which is 0.327 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (349).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange in Chemical Technology, which is 3.26 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 114 degrees were awarded to women at Lamar State College-Orange in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 12.7 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Lamar State College-Orange completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lamar State College-Orange is Female and Hispanic or Latino (40% 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

    321 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    105 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lamar State College-Orange is white (321 degrees awarded). There were 3.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (105 degrees).

0.648% 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

    242 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    86 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lamar State College-Orange is white female (242 degrees awarded). There were 2.81 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (86 degrees).

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Operations

Lamar State College-Orange has an endowment valued at nearly $5.52k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $164k (2.97k%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Lamar State College-Orange had a total salary expenditure of $20.9M. Lamar State College-Orange employs 32 Instructors, 7 Assistant professors, and 3 Lecturers. Most academics at Lamar State College-Orange are Female Instructors (24), Male Instructors(8), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange are: Management, with 23 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.52k

2017 Endowment

81.9%

decline from 2016

Lamar State College-Orange has an endowment valued at about $5.52k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lamar State College-Orange declined 81.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.65M lower 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $452k - Federal

  2. $1.06M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lamar State College-Orange received $452k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.06M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.83M

2017 Salaries

0.261%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Lamar State College-Orange paid a median of $7.83M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($20.9M) and a 0.261% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.88% decline from 2015 and a 1.56% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.16M

Instructional Salaries

45

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lamar State College-Orange paid a total of $2.16M to 45 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange were Instructor with 32 employees; Assistant professor with 7 employees; and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange were Management with 23 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange was Female Instructor with 24 employees, Male Instructor with 8 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lamar State College-Orange.

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