Lamar State College-Orange

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,120

4.07% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,599

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.9%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,338

39.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

20.1%

65 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 2016, 437 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lamar State College-Orange. 73.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (333 degrees), 4.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $3,120, which is $-4,200 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $3,120, which is $-4,200 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,599.

In 2016, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,120

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Orange was $3,120. The cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $-4,200 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$3,599

2016 Value

4.46%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lamar State College-Orange had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,599. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lamar State College-Orange grew by 4.46%.

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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 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Lamar State College-Orange received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 8% with respect to 2015, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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14.9%

2015 Default Rate

60

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lamar State College-Orange was 14.9%, which represents 60 out of the 404 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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Admissions

Lamar State College-Orange received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,338 students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lamar State College-Orange has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lamar State College-Orange was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Lamar State College-Orange in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lamar State College-Orange has a total enrollment of 2,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange is 924 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,414. This means that 39.5% 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 71.8% White, 18.2% Black or African American, 6.5% Hispanic or Latino, 1.92% Asian, 1.45% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.128% 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 (43.7%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Black or African American Female (16.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange is 924 and the part-time enrollment is 1,414. This means that 39.5% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

2016 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 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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

    1,678

  2. Black or African American

    426

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    152

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Orange is 71.8% White, 18.2% Black or African American, 6.5% Hispanic or Latino, 1.92% Asian, 1.45% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.128% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 203 more women than men received degrees from Lamar State College-Orange. The majority of degree recipients at Lamar State College-Orange are white (333 degrees awarded). There were 4.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (73 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 (75 degrees awarded), Health (231 degrees), and Protective Services (21 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 (1,259,226 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (426,139 people), Miscellaneous managers (267,484 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (196,175 people), and Medical & health services managers (152,803 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (75 degrees awarded), Health (231 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), and English (4 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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (75 degrees awarded), Health (231 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), and English (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Hospitals (1,499,258 people), Computer Systems Design (548,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (473,331 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (364,380 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (322,164 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (75 degrees awarded), Health (231 degrees), Protective Services (21 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), and English (4 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 N/A, 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. 117

  2. 320

In 2016, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange, which is 0.366 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (320).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange in Chemical Technology, which is 3.41 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Lamar State College-Orange in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 13.8 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 8% 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, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lamar State College-Orange is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

    333 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lamar State College-Orange is white (333 degrees awarded). There were 4.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (73 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    233 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    100 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lamar State College-Orange is white female (233 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (100 degrees).

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Operations

Lamar State College-Orange has an endowment valued at nearly $30.5k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.3k (43.7%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Lamar State College-Orange had a total expenditure of $21.3M. Of that $21.3M, they spent $8M on salaries and $21.3M on benefits.

Lamar State College-Orange employs 34 Instructors, 8 Assistant professors, and 2 Professors. Most academics at Lamar State College-Orange are Female Instructors (26), Male Instructors(8), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange are: Management, with 24 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 24 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30.5k

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Lamar State College-Orange has an endowment valued at about $30.5k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lamar State College-Orange stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.09M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $566k - Federal

  2. $1.48M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lamar State College-Orange received $566k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.48M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$8M

Salary Expenditure

$21.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lamar State College-Orange had a total expenditure of $21.3M. Of that $21.3M, they spent $8M on salaries and $21.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$8M

2015 Salaries

1.56%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Lamar State College-Orange paid a median of $8M in salaries, which represents 37.6% of their overall expenditure ($21.3M) and a 1.56% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.6% decline from 2013 and a 0.609% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.15M

Instructional Salaries

47

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lamar State College-Orange paid a total of $2.15M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

34 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

24 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange were Instructor with 34 employees; Assistant professor with 8 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange were Management with 24 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange was Female Instructor with 26 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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