Nashua Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,720
5% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$12,712
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
13.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
1,791
32% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
26.1%
69 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 313 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nashua Community College. 43.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (251 degrees), 9.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nashua Community College is $6,720, which is $-694 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nashua Community College is $6,720, which is $-694 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,712.

In 2017, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,720
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Nashua Community College was $6,720. The cost of tuition at Nashua Community College is $-694 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$12,712
2017 Value
11.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Nashua Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,712. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Nashua Community College grew by 11.5%.

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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

$13,896
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nashua Community College was of $13,896 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 4.25% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Nashua Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 36% 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.
13.1%
2016 Default Rate
141
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Nashua Community College was 13.1%, which represents 141 out of the 1076 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

Nashua Community College has a total enrollment of 1,791 students. The full-time enrollment at Nashua Community College is 573 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,218. This means that 32% of students enrolled at Nashua Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nashua Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.8% White, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.02% Black or African American, 2.4% Two or More Races, 1.95% Asian, 1.51% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.223% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Nashua Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (44.2%), followed by White Female (31.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.06%). 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%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nashua Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,791 students. The full-time enrollment at Nashua Community College is 573 and the part-time enrollment is 1,218. This means that 32% of students enrolled at Nashua Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2017 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 Nashua Community College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Nashua 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
    1,339
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    189
  3. Black or African American
    72

The enrolled student population at Nashua Community College is 74.8% White, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.02% Black or African American, 2.4% Two or More Races, 1.95% Asian, 1.51% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.223% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 41 fewer women than men received degrees from Nashua Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Nashua Community College are white (251 degrees awarded). There were 9.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Nashua Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (30 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (16 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 Nashua Community College are Software developers (432,336 people), Other managers (138,955 people), Computer occupations, all other (132,210 people), Computer programmers (117,121 people), and Computer & information systems managers (106,156 people).

The most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Precision Production (30 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (16 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (34 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 Nashua Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Precision Production (30 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (16 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (34 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 Nashua Community College are Computer Systems Design (508,016 people), Elementary & secondary schools (164,385 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (111,651 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (84,675 people), and Banking & related activities (83,077 people).

The most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Precision Production (30 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (16 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (34 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 Nashua Community College.
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 Nashua Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 177
  2. 136

In 2017, 177 degrees were awarded to men at Nashua Community College, which is 1.3 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (136).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Nashua Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.04 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Nashua Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.962 times less than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from Nashua Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nashua Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.9% 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
    251 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nashua Community College is white (251 degrees awarded). There were 9.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

4.15% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    143 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nashua Community College is white male (143 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (108 degrees).

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Operations

Nashua Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $292k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Nashua Community College had a total salary expenditure of $19.5M. Nashua Community College employs 28 Professors, 4 Associate professors, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Nashua Community College are Male Professors (14), Female Professors(14), and Male Associate professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nashua Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 18 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 8 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Nashua Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Nashua Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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. $684k - Federal
  2. $35.2k - State
  3. $40.2k - Local

As of 2017, Nashua Community College received $684k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $35.2k from state grants and contracts, and $40.2k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.89M
2017 Salaries
3.35%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Nashua Community College paid a median of $8.89M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($19.5M) and a 3.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.46% decline from 2015 and a 5.96% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.1M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2017, Nashua Community College paid a total of $2.1M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nashua Community College were Professor with 28 employees; Associate professor with 4 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nashua Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 8 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nashua Community College was Male Professor with 14 employees, Female Professor with 14 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

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

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