Montgomery County Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,320

7.46% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,904

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

11,480

32.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

19.7%

305 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 1,610 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Montgomery County Community College. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,089 degrees), 7.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Montgomery County Community College is $4,320, which is $-3,000 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Montgomery County Community College is $4,320, which is $-3,000 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,904.

In 2016, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,320

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Montgomery County Community College was $4,320. The cost of tuition at Montgomery County Community College is $-3,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,904

2016 Value

2.89%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Montgomery County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,904. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Montgomery County Community College grew by 2.89%.

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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

$8,550

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Montgomery County Community College was of $8,550 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Montgomery County Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.86% with respect to 2015, when 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Montgomery County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.

14%

2015 Default Rate

356

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Montgomery County Community College was 14%, which represents 356 out of the 2548 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 County Community 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 11,480 students enrolled at Montgomery County Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Montgomery County Community 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 County Community 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 County Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Montgomery County Community College has a total enrollment of 11,480 students. The full-time enrollment at Montgomery County Community College is 3,773 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,707. This means that 32.9% of students enrolled at Montgomery County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Montgomery County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.3% White, 14.3% Black or African American, 6.17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.66% Asian, 3.02% Two or More Races, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Montgomery County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (31.1%), followed by White Female (27.8%) and Black or African American Female (6.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Montgomery County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,480 students. The full-time enrollment at Montgomery County Community College is 3,773 and the part-time enrollment is 7,707. This means that 32.9% of students enrolled at Montgomery County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 County Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Montgomery County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,804

  2. Black or African American

    1,640

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    708

The enrolled student population at Montgomery County Community College is 59.3% White, 14.3% Black or African American, 6.17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.66% Asian, 3.02% Two or More Races, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.27% 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 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, 1,073 students (9.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 348 more women than men received degrees from Montgomery County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Montgomery County Community College are white (1,089 degrees awarded). There were 7.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Montgomery County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (543 degrees), and Communication Technologies (11 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 County Community College are Software developers, applications & systems software (415,955 people), Miscellaneous managers (179,887 people), Police officers (131,281 people), Computer programmers (122,433 people), and Other Computer Occupations (118,365 people).

The most specialized majors at Montgomery County Community College are Science Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (543 degrees), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 degrees), and Protective Services (62 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 County Community College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, General & operations managers, Other Sales Workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Montgomery County Community College are Science Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (543 degrees), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 degrees), and Protective Services (62 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 County Community College are Computer Systems Design (503,478 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (329,090 people), Elementary & secondary schools (187,517 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (119,881 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (117,360 people).

The most specialized majors at Montgomery County Community College are Science Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (543 degrees), Communication Technologies (11 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 degrees), and Protective Services (62 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 County 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Montgomery County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 631

  2. 979

In 2016, 631 degrees were awarded to men at Montgomery County Community College, which is 0.645 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (979).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 234 degrees were awarded to men at Montgomery County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.757 times less than the 309 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 309 degrees were awarded to women at Montgomery County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.32 times more than the 234 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 8% of students graduating from Montgomery County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Montgomery County Community College is Female and White (25.3% 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, 9.84% of graduates (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,089 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    140 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Montgomery County Community College is white (1,089 degrees awarded). There were 7.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

8.14% of degree recipients (131 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    653 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    436 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Montgomery County Community College is white female (653 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (436 degrees).

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Operations

Montgomery County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.05M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.07M (26.5%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Montgomery County Community College had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $45.4M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

Montgomery County Community College employs 85 Assistant professors, 35 Instructors, and 34 Associate professors. Most academics at Montgomery County Community College are Female Assistant professors (53), Male Assistant professors(32), and Female Associate professors (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montgomery County Community College are: Management, with 84 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 79 employees, and Service with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.05M

2015 Endowment

52.4%

growth from 2014

Montgomery County Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.05M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Montgomery County Community College grew 52.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $928k 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Montgomery County Community College 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

Primary Expenses

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

$45.4M

Salary Expenditure

$105M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Montgomery County Community College had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $45.4M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$45.4M

2015 Salaries

9.56%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Montgomery County Community College paid a median of $45.4M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 9.56% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.15% growth from 2013 and a 2.85% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.7M

Instructional Salaries

176

Number of Employees

In 2015, Montgomery County Community College paid a total of $10.7M to 176 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

85 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

84 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Montgomery County Community College were Assistant professor with 85 employees; Instructor with 35 employees; and Instructor with 34 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montgomery County Community College were Management with 84 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees; and Service with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Montgomery County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, Male Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Female Associate professor with 24 employees.

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

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