Linn-Benton Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,765
3.99% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,583
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.9%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,533
46.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
17.4%
175 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 861 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Linn-Benton Community College. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (638 degrees), 6.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (100 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Linn-Benton Community College is $4,765, which is $−3,059 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Linn-Benton Community College is $4,765, which is $−3,059 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,583.

In 2019, 42% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,765
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Linn-Benton Community College was $4,765. The cost of tuition at Linn-Benton Community College is $−3,059 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,583
2019 Value
2.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Linn-Benton Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,583. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Linn-Benton Community College grew by 2.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,664
Room and Board
$912
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Linn-Benton Community College was of $8,664 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $912. The cost of room and board increased by 4.98% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.83% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Linn-Benton Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5% with respect to 2018, when 40% 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.
13.9%
2017 Default Rate
138
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Linn-Benton Community College was 13.9%, which represents 138 out of the 995 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

Linn-Benton Community College has a total enrollment of 5,533 students. The full-time enrollment at Linn-Benton Community College is 2,579 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,954. This means that 46.6% of students enrolled at Linn-Benton Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Linn-Benton Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.6% White, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.63% Two or More Races, 2.66% Asian, 1.25% Black or African American, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.361% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Linn-Benton Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (34.8%), followed by White Female (33.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.09%). 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

46.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Linn-Benton Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,533 students. The full-time enrollment at Linn-Benton Community College is 2,579 and the part-time enrollment is 2,954. This means that 46.6% of students enrolled at Linn-Benton Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2019 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 Linn-Benton Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Linn-Benton 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
    3,521
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    688
  3. Two or More Races
    256

The enrolled student population at Linn-Benton Community College is 63.6% White, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.63% Two or More Races, 2.66% Asian, 1.25% Black or African American, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.361% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 653 students (11.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 117 more women than men received degrees from Linn-Benton Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Linn-Benton Community College is white (638 degrees awarded). There were 6.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (100 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Linn-Benton Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (91 degrees awarded), Agriculture (21 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (241 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 Linn-Benton Community College are Other managers (78,598 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (61,416 people), Software developers (38,528 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (33,319 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (29,213 people).

The most specialized majors at Linn-Benton Community College are Precision Production (91 degrees awarded), Agriculture (21 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (241 degrees), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (41 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 Linn-Benton Community College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Linn-Benton Community College are Precision Production (91 degrees awarded), Agriculture (21 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (241 degrees), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (41 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 Linn-Benton Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (140,849 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,147 people), Computer Systems Design (56,635 people), Construction (55,936 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (35,465 people).

The most specialized majors at Linn-Benton Community College are Precision Production (91 degrees awarded), Agriculture (21 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (241 degrees), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (41 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 Linn-Benton 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 Linn-Benton Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

372
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
489
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 372 degrees were awarded to men at Linn-Benton Community College, which is 0.761 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (489).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Linn-Benton Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.583 times less than the 103 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 103 degrees were awarded to women at Linn-Benton Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.72 times more than the 60 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 9% of students graduating from Linn-Benton Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (27.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Linn-Benton Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (27.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0.571% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    638 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    100 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Linn-Benton Community College is white (638 degrees awarded). There were 6.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (100 degrees).

4.76% of degree recipients (41 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    358 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    280 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Linn-Benton Community College is white female (358 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (280 degrees).

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Operations

Linn-Benton Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.79M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $781k (11.5%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Linn-Benton Community College had a total salary expenditure of $75.2M. Linn-Benton Community College employs 130 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Linn-Benton Community College are Male No academic ranks (68), Female No academic ranks(62), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 74 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.79M
2019 Endowment
16.8%
growth from 2018

Linn-Benton Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.79M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Linn-Benton Community College grew 16.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.49M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.06M - Federal
  2. $3.18M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Linn-Benton Community College received $2.06M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.18M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$35.3M
2019 Salaries
4.12%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Linn-Benton Community College paid a median of $35.3M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($75.2M) and a 4.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.44% growth from 2017 and a 5.97% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.3M
Instructional Salaries
130
Number of Employees

In 2019, Linn-Benton Community College paid a total of $10.3M to 130 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
130 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
74 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College were No academic rank with 130 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 74 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; and Management with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College was Male No academic rank with 68 employees, Female No academic rank with 62 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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