Montgomery College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,660

3.39% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,531

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.02%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

23,916

35.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

17.4%

331 Graduates

About

Montgomery College is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Montgomery College were .

In 2016, 2,841 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Montgomery College. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (873 degrees), 1.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (675 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Montgomery College is $3,660, which is $-3,660 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Montgomery College is $3,660, which is $-3,660 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,531.

In 2016, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,660

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Montgomery College was $3,660. The cost of tuition at Montgomery College is $-3,660 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,531

2016 Value

2.56%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Montgomery College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,531. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Montgomery College grew by 2.56%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,200

Room and Board

$1,378

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Montgomery College was of $13,200 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,378. The cost of room and board increased by 0.0455% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 2.41% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

13%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Montgomery College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.52% with respect to 2015, when 46% 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.

9.02%

2015 Default Rate

235

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Montgomery College was 9.02%, which represents 235 out of the 2604 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

Montgomery 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 23,916 students enrolled at Montgomery College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Montgomery College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Montgomery College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Montgomery College has a total enrollment of 23,916 students. The full-time enrollment at Montgomery College is 8,493 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,423. This means that 35.5% of students enrolled at Montgomery College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Montgomery College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.3% Black or African American, 24.1% White, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Asian, 2.88% Two or More Races, 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.226% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Montgomery College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (14.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (12.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Montgomery College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 23,916 students. The full-time enrollment at Montgomery College is 8,493 and the part-time enrollment is 15,423. This means that 35.5% of students enrolled at Montgomery College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2016 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 Montgomery College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Montgomery College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    6,769

  2. White

    5,767

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5,640

The enrolled student population at Montgomery College is 28.3% Black or African American, 24.1% White, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Asian, 2.88% Two or More Races, 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.226% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 29 students (0.121%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 193 more women than men received degrees from Montgomery College. The majority of degree recipients at Montgomery College are white (873 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (675 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Montgomery College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (68 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 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 Montgomery College are Software developers, applications & systems software (412,818 people), Miscellaneous managers (147,391 people), Computer programmers (121,138 people), Other Computer Occupations (112,417 people), and Computer & information systems managers (102,923 people).

The most specialized majors at Montgomery College are Science Technologies (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (68 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 degrees), Construction (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (170 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 Montgomery College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, General & operations managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Montgomery College are Science Technologies (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (68 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 degrees), Construction (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (170 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 Montgomery College are Computer Systems Design (491,379 people), Elementary & secondary schools (142,352 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (97,155 people), Construction (93,932 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (92,171 people).

The most specialized majors at Montgomery College are Science Technologies (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (68 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 degrees), Construction (31 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (170 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 Montgomery 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Montgomery College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,324

  2. 1,517

In 2016, 1,324 degrees were awarded to men at Montgomery College, which is 0.873 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,517).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 431 degrees were awarded to men at Montgomery College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.658 times less than the 655 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 655 degrees were awarded to women at Montgomery College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.52 times more than the 431 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

18%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 7% of students graduating from Montgomery College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Montgomery College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    873 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    675 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    546 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Montgomery College is white (873 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (675 degrees).

0.0352% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    444 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    429 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    382 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Montgomery College is white male (444 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (429 degrees).

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Operations

Montgomery College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $209k (0.93%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Montgomery College had a total expenditure of $326M. Of that $326M, they spent $180M on salaries and $326M on benefits.

Montgomery College employs 277 Professors, 141 Associate professors, and 74 Assistant professors. Most academics at Montgomery College are Female Professors (150), Male Professors(127), and Female Associate professors (93).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montgomery College are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 322 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 260 employees, and Service with 225 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.4M

2015 Endowment

0.263%

growth from 2014

Montgomery College has an endowment valued at about $22.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Montgomery College grew 0.263% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.3M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.14M - Federal

  2. $4.79M - State

  3. $517k - Local

As of 2015, Montgomery College received $6.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.79M from state grants and contracts, and $517k 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.

$180M

Salary Expenditure

$326M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Montgomery College had a total expenditure of $326M. Of that $326M, they spent $180M on salaries and $326M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$180M

2015 Salaries

5.78%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Montgomery College paid a median of $180M in salaries, which represents 55.1% of their overall expenditure ($326M) and a 5.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.98% growth from 2013 and a 2.01% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43.5M

Instructional Salaries

505

Number of Employees

In 2015, Montgomery College paid a total of $43.5M to 505 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

277 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

322 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Montgomery College were Professor with 277 employees; Associate professor with 141 employees; and Associate professor with 74 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montgomery College were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 322 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 260 employees; and Service with 225 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Montgomery College was Female Professor with 150 employees, Male Professor with 127 employees, and Female Associate professor with 93 employees.

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

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