Linn-Benton Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,385

5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,081

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,830

46.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.9%

112 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 2017, 812 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Linn-Benton Community College. 55.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (635 degrees), 9.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Linn-Benton Community College is $4,385, which is $-3,029 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Linn-Benton Community College is $4,385, which is $-3,029 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,081.

In 2017, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,385

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Linn-Benton Community College was $4,385. The cost of tuition at Linn-Benton Community College is $-3,029 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,081

2017 Value

22.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Linn-Benton Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,081. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Linn-Benton Community College grew by 22.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,707

Room and Board

$912

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Linn-Benton Community College was of $7,707 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $912. The cost of room and board increased by 3.97% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 43.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

35%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Linn-Benton Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 25% with respect to 2016, when 32% 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.

15.2%

2016 Default Rate

199

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Linn-Benton Community College was 15.2%, which represents 199 out of the 1310 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 5,830 students. The full-time enrollment at Linn-Benton Community College is 2,730 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,100. This means that 46.8% 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 61.7% White, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% Two or More Races, 2.37% Asian, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.01% Black or African American, and 0.446% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Linn-Benton Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.5%), followed by White Female (31.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Linn-Benton Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,830 students. The full-time enrollment at Linn-Benton Community College is 2,730 and the part-time enrollment is 3,100. This means that 46.8% of students enrolled at Linn-Benton Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

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 Linn-Benton Community College was 55%. 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

    3,597

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    601

  3. Two or More Races

    245

The enrolled student population at Linn-Benton Community College is 61.7% White, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% Two or More Races, 2.37% Asian, 1.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.01% Black or African American, and 0.446% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 977 students (16.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 90 more women than men received degrees from Linn-Benton Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Linn-Benton Community College are white (635 degrees awarded). There were 9.62 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 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 (85 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), and Agriculture (23 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 Linn-Benton Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (85,280 people), Other managers (75,420 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (34,190 people), Software developers (29,707 people), and Chief executives & legislators (26,213 people).

The most specialized majors at Linn-Benton Community College are Precision Production (85 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Agriculture (23 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (57 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Marketing managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Linn-Benton Community College are Precision Production (85 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Agriculture (23 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (57 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 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 (139,376 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (68,098 people), Computer Systems Design (65,047 people), Construction (52,907 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (40,926 people).

The most specialized majors at Linn-Benton Community College are Precision Production (85 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Agriculture (23 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (57 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 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 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 Linn-Benton Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 361

  2. 451

In 2017, 361 degrees were awarded to men at Linn-Benton Community College, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (451).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Linn-Benton Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.64 times less than the 89 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 89 degrees were awarded to women at Linn-Benton Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.56 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%

100% Completion Time

15%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Linn-Benton Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (28.6% 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, 4.46% 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

    635 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    66 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Linn-Benton Community College is white (635 degrees awarded). There were 9.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

2.71% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    363 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    272 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Linn-Benton Community College is white female (363 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (272 degrees).

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Operations

Linn-Benton Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.21M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $446k (8.56%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Linn-Benton Community College had a total salary expenditure of $70.7M. Linn-Benton Community College employs 138 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Linn-Benton Community College are Male No academic ranks (69), Female No academic ranks(69), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 56 employees, and Management with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.21M

2017 Endowment

14.8%

growth from 2016

Linn-Benton Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.21M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Linn-Benton Community College grew 14.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.55M 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. $2.4M - Federal

  2. $2.84M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Linn-Benton Community College received $2.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.84M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.5M

2017 Salaries

5.97%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Linn-Benton Community College paid a median of $32.5M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($70.7M) and a 5.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.63% growth from 2015 and a 4.76% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.6M

Instructional Salaries

138

Number of Employees

In 2017, Linn-Benton Community College paid a total of $10.6M to 138 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

138 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

62 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College were No academic rank with 138 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 56 employees; and Management with 42 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Linn-Benton Community College was Male No academic rank with 69 employees, Female No academic rank with 69 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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