Metropolitan Community College Area

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,970
3.13% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,079
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.05%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
13,244
34.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
16.4%
109 Graduates

About

Metropolitan Community College Area is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Metropolitan Community College Area were .

In 2020, 1,841 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Metropolitan Community College Area. 49.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,129 degrees), 4.97 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (227 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan Community College Area is $2,970, which is $−5,010 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan Community College Area is $2,970, which is $−5,010 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,079.

In 2020, 36% of undergraduate students attending Metropolitan Community College Area received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,970
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Metropolitan Community College Area was $2,970. The cost of tuition at Metropolitan Community College Area is $−5,010 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,079
2020 Value
2.79%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Metropolitan Community College Area had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,079. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Metropolitan Community College Area grew by 2.79%.

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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

$6,255
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Metropolitan Community College Area was of $6,255 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

36% of undergraduate students at Metropolitan Community College Area received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 9.09% with respect to 2019, when 33% 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.
5.05%
2018 Default Rate
86
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Metropolitan Community College Area was 5.05%, which represents 86 out of the 1702 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

Metropolitan Community College Area has a total enrollment of 13,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan Community College Area is 4,603 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,641. This means that 34.8% of students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College Area are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan Community College Area, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.2% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.46% Black or African American, 3.9% Two or More Races, 2.67% Asian, 0.423% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College Area in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.65%). 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

34.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Metropolitan Community College Area, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan Community College Area is 4,603 and the part-time enrollment is 8,641. This means that 34.8% of students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College Area are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
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 Metropolitan Community College Area was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Metropolitan Community College Area had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,175
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,927
  3. Black or African American
    1,120

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan Community College Area is 54.2% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.46% Black or African American, 3.9% Two or More Races, 2.67% Asian, 0.423% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.128% 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, 1,987 students (15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 31 fewer women than men received degrees from Metropolitan Community College Area. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Metropolitan Community College Area is white (1,129 degrees awarded). There were 4.97 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (227 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Metropolitan Community College Area, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Construction (60 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (548 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 Metropolitan Community College Area are Elementary & middle school teachers (160,529 people), Other managers (134,814 people), Police officers (128,839 people), Graphic designers (86,853 people), and Postsecondary teachers (68,234 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan Community College Area are Mechanical Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Construction (60 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (548 degrees), Precision Production (29 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (79 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 Metropolitan Community College Area are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan Community College Area are Mechanical Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Construction (60 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (548 degrees), Precision Production (29 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (79 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 Metropolitan Community College Area are Elementary & secondary schools (315,195 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (314,841 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (165,654 people), Construction (138,694 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (89,832 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan Community College Area are Mechanical Technologies (294 degrees awarded), Construction (60 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (548 degrees), Precision Production (29 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (79 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 Metropolitan Community College Area.
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 Metropolitan Community College Area was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

936
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
905
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 936 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan Community College Area, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (905).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 123 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan Community College Area in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.609 times less than the 202 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 202 degrees were awarded to women at Metropolitan Community College Area in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.64 times more than the 123 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 8% of students graduating from Metropolitan Community College Area 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 22% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Metropolitan Community College Area is Male and White (20% 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, 14.7% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,129 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    227 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    196 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Metropolitan Community College Area is white (1,129 degrees awarded). There were 4.97 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (227 degrees).

7.12% of degree recipients (131 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    583 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    546 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Metropolitan Community College Area is white male (583 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (546 degrees).

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Operations

Metropolitan Community College Area has an endowment valued at nearly $4.85M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.2M (24.7%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Metropolitan Community College Area had a total salary expenditure of $136M. Metropolitan Community College Area employs 230 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Metropolitan Community College Area are Female Instructors (120), Male Instructors(110), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College Area are: Office and Administrative Support, with 149 employees, Service, with 85 employees, and Management with 83 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.85M
2020 Endowment
6.54%
growth from 2019

Metropolitan Community College Area has an endowment valued at about $4.85M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Metropolitan Community College Area grew 6.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $422k 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Metropolitan Community College Area received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$70.3M
2020 Salaries
2.52%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Metropolitan Community College Area paid a median of $70.3M in salaries, which represents 51.6% of their overall expenditure ($136M) and a 2.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.59% growth from 2018 and a 5.15% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$17.7M
Instructional Salaries
230
Number of Employees

In 2020, Metropolitan Community College Area paid a total of $17.7M to 230 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
230 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
149 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College Area were Instructor with 230 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College Area were Office and Administrative Support with 149 employees; Service with 85 employees; and Management with 83 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College Area was Female Instructor with 120 employees, and Male Instructor with 110 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Metropolitan Community College Area.

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