Lee College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,416
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,133
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.76%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
7,487
20.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
47.9%
193 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 3,341 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lee College. 22.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,371 degrees), 1.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1131 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lee College is $1,416, which is $−6,564 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lee College is $1,416, which is $−6,564 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,133.

In 2020, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,416
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lee College was $1,416. The cost of tuition at Lee College is $−6,564 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,133
2020 Value
25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lee College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,133. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lee College grew by 25%.

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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

$6,018
Room and Board
$1,502
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lee College was of $6,018 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,502. The cost of room and board decreased by 19.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.133% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
7%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Lee College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 25.7% with respect to 2019, when 35% 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.
9.76%
2018 Default Rate
29
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lee College was 9.76%, which represents 29 out of the 297 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

Lee College has a total enrollment of 7,487 students. The full-time enrollment at Lee College is 1,567 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,920. This means that 20.9% of students enrolled at Lee College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.2% Hispanic or Latino, 34.2% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 2.74% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lee College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21%) and White Male (17.7%). 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

20.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,487 students. The full-time enrollment at Lee College is 1,567 and the part-time enrollment is 5,920. This means that 20.9% of students enrolled at Lee College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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 Lee College was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Lee College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,381
  2. White
    2,557
  3. Black or African American
    1,043

The enrolled student population at Lee College is 45.2% Hispanic or Latino, 34.2% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 2.74% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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, 134 students (1.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1837 fewer women than men received degrees from Lee College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lee College is white (1,371 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1131 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lee College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (262 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (352 degrees), and Precision Production (141 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 Lee College are Accountants & auditors (975,922 people), Other managers (700,502 people), Financial managers (481,029 people), Chief executives & legislators (367,951 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (270,099 people).

The most specialized majors at Lee College are Science Technologies (262 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (352 degrees), Precision Production (141 degrees), Agriculture (88 degrees), and Business (1,559 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lee College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lee College are Science Technologies (262 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (352 degrees), Precision Production (141 degrees), Agriculture (88 degrees), and Business (1,559 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 Lee College are Computer Systems Design (479,963 people), Banking & related activities (473,278 people), Elementary & secondary schools (468,807 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (393,162 people), and Construction (387,516 people).

The most specialized majors at Lee College are Science Technologies (262 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (352 degrees), Precision Production (141 degrees), Agriculture (88 degrees), and Business (1,559 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 Lee 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 Lee College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,589
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
752
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,589 degrees were awarded to men at Lee College, which is 3.44 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (752).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1435 degrees were awarded to men at Lee College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 17.5 times more than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 145 degrees were awarded to women at Lee College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.1 times more than the 69 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Lee College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lee College is Male and Asian (75% 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, 2.59% 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
    1,371 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,131 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    733 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lee College is white (1,371 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1131 degrees).

0.539% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,072 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    815 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    622 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lee College is white male (1,072 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (815 degrees).

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Operations

Lee College has an endowment valued at nearly $383k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $379k (99%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Lee College had a total salary expenditure of $66.5M. Lee College employs 162 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lee College are Female No academic ranks (82), Male No academic ranks(80), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lee College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Service, with 40 employees, and Management with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$383k
2020 Endowment
1.08%
growth from 2019

Lee College has an endowment valued at about $383k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lee College grew 1.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.04M 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. $5.4M - Federal
  2. $513k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Lee College received $5.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $513k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.5M
2020 Salaries
5.3%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Lee College paid a median of $32.5M in salaries, which represents 48.8% of their overall expenditure ($66.5M) and a 5.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.66% decline from 2018 and a 0.64% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.4M
Instructional Salaries
162
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lee College paid a total of $10.4M to 162 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
162 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lee College were No academic rank with 162 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lee College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Service with 40 employees; and Management with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lee College was Female No academic rank with 82 employees, and Male No academic rank with 80 employees.

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