Miami Dade College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,987

0.202% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,062

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.59%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

56,001

42.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30.1%

2,463 Graduates

About

Miami Dade College is a higher education institution located in Miami-Dade County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Miami Dade College were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (358 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (311 degrees), and Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (120 degrees).

In 2017, 11,801 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Miami Dade College. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (7,811 degrees), 4.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1844 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Miami Dade College is $1,987, which is $-10,903 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Miami Dade College is $1,987, which is $-10,903 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,062.

In 2017, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,987

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Miami Dade College was $1,987. The cost of tuition at Miami Dade College is $-10,903 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$7,062

2017 Value

7.99%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Miami Dade College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,062. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Miami Dade College grew by 7.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,335

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Miami Dade College was of $16,335 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 0.0551% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Miami Dade College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 56% 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.

7.59%

2016 Default Rate

296

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Miami Dade College was 7.59%, which represents 296 out of the 3901 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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Admissions

Miami Dade College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 56,001 students enrolled at Miami Dade College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Miami Dade College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Miami Dade College has a total enrollment of 56,001 students. The full-time enrollment at Miami Dade College is 23,589 students and the part-time enrollment is 32,412. This means that 42.1% of students enrolled at Miami Dade College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Miami Dade College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.1% Hispanic or Latino, 14.1% Black or African American, 5.77% White, 0.954% Asian, 0.6% Two or More Races, 0.0911% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0536% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Miami Dade College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (39.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (30.4%) and Black or African American Female (8.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Miami Dade College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56,001 students. The full-time enrollment at Miami Dade College is 23,589 and the part-time enrollment is 32,412. This means that 42.1% of students enrolled at Miami Dade College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 Miami Dade College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Miami Dade 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. Hispanic or Latino

    39,262

  2. Black or African American

    7,885

  3. White

    3,231

The enrolled student population at Miami Dade College is 70.1% Hispanic or Latino, 14.1% Black or African American, 5.77% White, 0.954% Asian, 0.6% Two or More Races, 0.0911% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0536% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 1,322 students (2.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 2409 more women than men received degrees from Miami Dade College. The majority of degree recipients at Miami Dade College are hispanic or latino (7,811 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1844 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Miami Dade College is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (358 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (311 degrees) and Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (120 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Miami Dade College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8,089 degrees awarded), Protective Services (419 degrees), and Health (1,590 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 Miami Dade College are Registered nurses (1,306,951 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (147,115 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Pharmacists (130,292 people), and Police officers (123,762 people).

The most specialized majors at Miami Dade College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8,089 degrees awarded), Protective Services (419 degrees), Health (1,590 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (225 degrees), and Communication Technologies (25 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 Miami Dade College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Miami Dade College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8,089 degrees awarded), Protective Services (419 degrees), Health (1,590 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (225 degrees), and Communication Technologies (25 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Miami Dade College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,450,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (360,589 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,897 people), Outpatient care centers (211,220 people), and Offices of physicians (194,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Miami Dade College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (8,089 degrees awarded), Protective Services (419 degrees), Health (1,590 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (225 degrees), and Communication Technologies (25 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 Miami Dade College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Miami Dade College was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 358 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,696

  2. 7,105

In 2017, 4,696 degrees were awarded to men at Miami Dade College, which is 0.661 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,105).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 3169 degrees were awarded to men at Miami Dade College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.644 times less than the 4920 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 4920 degrees were awarded to women at Miami Dade College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.55 times more than the 3169 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Miami Dade College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Miami Dade College is Female and Asian (60.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.09% of graduates (76 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    7,811 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,844 degrees awarded

  3. White

    794 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Miami Dade College is hispanic or latino (7,811 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1844 degrees).

2.56% of degree recipients (302 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    4,665 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    3,146 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    1,228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Miami Dade College is hispanic or latino female (4,665 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (3,146 degrees).

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Operations

Miami Dade College has an endowment valued at nearly $210M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.9M (9.94%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Miami Dade College had a total expenditure of $478M. Of that $478M, they spent $233M on salaries and $478M on benefits.

Miami Dade College employs 271 Associate professors, 182 Professors, and 153 Assistant professors. Most academics at Miami Dade College are Female Associate professors (144), Male Associate professors(127), and Male Professors (92).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miami Dade College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 942 employees, Service, with 217 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 149 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$210M

2017 Endowment

13.8%

growth from 2016

Miami Dade College has an endowment valued at about $210M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Miami Dade College grew 13.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $200M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $28.5M - Federal

  2. $3.1M - State

  3. $1.62M - Local

As of 2017, Miami Dade College received $28.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.1M from state grants and contracts, and $1.62M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$233M

Salary Expenditure

$478M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Miami Dade College had a total expenditure of $478M. Of that $478M, they spent $233M on salaries and $478M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Miami Dade College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$233M

2017 Salaries

1.28%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Miami Dade College paid a median of $233M in salaries, which represents 48.6% of their overall expenditure ($478M) and a 1.28% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.23% growth from 2015 and a 4.2% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$52.2M

Instructional Salaries

735

Number of Employees

In 2017, Miami Dade College paid a total of $52.2M to 735 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

271 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

942 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Miami Dade College were Associate professor with 271 employees; Professor with 182 employees; and Professor with 153 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miami Dade College were Office and Administrative Support with 942 employees; Service with 217 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 149 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Miami Dade College was Female Associate professor with 144 employees, Male Associate professor with 127 employees, and Male Professor with 92 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Miami Dade College.

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