Lorain County Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,287
8.09% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,952
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.8%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
10,138
24.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.6%
209 Graduates

About

Lorain County Community College is a higher education institution located in Lorain County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lorain County Community College were Other Electrical Engineering Technology (0 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 2,734 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lorain County Community College. 61.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,987 degrees), 6.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (312 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lorain County Community College is $3,287, which is $−4,693 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lorain County Community College is $3,287, which is $−4,693 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,952.

In 2020, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 12% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,287
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lorain County Community College was $3,287. The cost of tuition at Lorain County Community College is $−4,693 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$2,952
2020 Value
5.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lorain County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,952. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lorain County Community College grew by 5.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,944
Room and Board
$825
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lorain County Community College was of $3,944 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board increased by 1.7% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 22.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
12%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Lorain County Community College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.78% with respect to 2019, when 72% 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.
11.8%
2018 Default Rate
159
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lorain County Community College was 11.8%, which represents 159 out of the 1352 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

Lorain County Community College has a total enrollment of 10,138 students. The full-time enrollment at Lorain County Community College is 2,476 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,662. This means that 24.4% of students enrolled at Lorain County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lorain County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.8% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.2% Black or African American, 4.26% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0888% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lorain County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (28.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.28%). 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

24.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lorain County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,138 students. The full-time enrollment at Lorain County Community College is 2,476 and the part-time enrollment is 7,662. This means that 24.4% of students enrolled at Lorain County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Lorain County Community College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Lorain County Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,382
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,037
  3. Black or African American
    933

The enrolled student population at Lorain County Community College is 72.8% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.2% Black or African American, 4.26% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0888% 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, 128 students (1.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 632 more women than men received degrees from Lorain County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lorain County Community College is white (1,987 degrees awarded). There were 6.37 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (312 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lorain County Community College is Other Electrical Engineering Technology (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lorain County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (937 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (121 degrees), and Precision Production (60 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 Lorain County Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,002,997 people), Other managers (817,654 people), Software developers (658,587 people), Financial managers (509,934 people), and Chief executives & legislators (404,538 people).

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (937 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (121 degrees), Precision Production (60 degrees), Business (679 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 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 Lorain County Community College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (937 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (121 degrees), Precision Production (60 degrees), Business (679 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 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 Lorain County Community College are Computer Systems Design (1,019,142 people), Elementary & secondary schools (637,739 people), Banking & related activities (551,767 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (501,720 people), and Insurance carriers (478,690 people).

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (937 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (121 degrees), Precision Production (60 degrees), Business (679 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 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 Lorain County Community College.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lorain County Community College was Other Electrical Engineering Technology with 0 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,051
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,683
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,051 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College, which is 0.624 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,683).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 283 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.433 times less than the 654 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 654 degrees were awarded to women at Lorain County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.31 times more than the 283 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lorain County Community College is Female and Asian (33.3% 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, 0.957% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,987 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    312 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    248 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lorain County Community College is white (1,987 degrees awarded). There were 6.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (312 degrees).

0.951% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,187 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    800 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    208 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lorain County Community College is white female (1,187 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (800 degrees).

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Operations

Lorain County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $40.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.3M (3.19%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Lorain County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $109M. Lorain County Community College employs 50 Professors, 28 Assistant professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Lorain County Community College are Female Professors (26), Male Professors(24), and Male Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lorain County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 64 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 52 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$40.8M
2020 Endowment
0.791%
growth from 2019

Lorain County Community College has an endowment valued at about $40.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lorain County Community College grew 0.791% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $36.4M 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.38M - Federal
  2. $2.39M - State
  3. $66.7k - Local

As of 2020, Lorain County Community College received $2.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.39M from state grants and contracts, and $66.7k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.6M
2020 Salaries
0.42%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Lorain County Community College paid a median of $48.6M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 0.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.35% growth from 2018 and a 5.08% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.67M
Instructional Salaries
115
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lorain County Community College paid a total of $8.67M to 115 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.8% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
50 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
64 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lorain County Community College were Professor with 50 employees; Assistant professor with 28 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lorain County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lorain County Community College was Female Professor with 26 employees, Male Professor with 24 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

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