Nassau Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,868

7.37% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$4,097

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

10.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

20,374

58.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

23.1%

954 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 3,510 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nassau Community College. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,641 degrees), 2.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (767 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nassau Community College is $4,868, which is $-2,452 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nassau Community College is $4,868, which is $-2,452 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,097.

In 2016, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,868

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Nassau Community College was $4,868. The cost of tuition at Nassau Community College is $-2,452 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$4,097

2016 Value

7.34%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Nassau Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,097. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Nassau Community College grew by 7.34%.

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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

$14,570

Room and Board

$1,650

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nassau Community College was of $14,570 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650. The cost of room and board increased by 4.82% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 10% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

14%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Nassau Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2% with respect to 2015, when 50% 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.

10.4%

2015 Default Rate

244

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Nassau Community College was 10.4%, which represents 244 out of the 2335 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

Nassau 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 20,374 students enrolled at Nassau Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Nassau Community College has a total enrollment of 20,374 students. The full-time enrollment at Nassau Community College is 11,832 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,542. This means that 58.1% of students enrolled at Nassau Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nassau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.5% White, 26.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.2% Black or African American, 7.01% Asian, 0.854% Two or More Races, 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.275% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Nassau Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (21%), followed by White Female (15.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nassau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,374 students. The full-time enrollment at Nassau Community College is 11,832 and the part-time enrollment is 8,542. This means that 58.1% of students enrolled at Nassau Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 Nassau Community College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Nassau 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

    7,635

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5,340

  3. Black or African American

    4,529

The enrolled student population at Nassau Community College is 37.5% White, 26.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.2% Black or African American, 7.01% Asian, 0.854% Two or More Races, 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.275% 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, 906 students (4.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 352 more women than men received degrees from Nassau Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Nassau Community College are white (1,641 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (767 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Nassau Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,776 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), and Protective Services (215 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 Nassau Community College are Designers (198,010 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (173,449 people), Miscellaneous managers (156,054 people), Police officers (132,425 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (66,704 people).

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,776 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), Protective Services (215 degrees), Legal (87 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (134 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Dentists, Physicians & surgeons, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,776 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), Protective Services (215 degrees), Legal (87 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (134 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 Nassau Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (332,267 people), Elementary & secondary schools (303,808 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (155,751 people), Hospitals (93,548 people), and Computer Systems Design (89,654 people).

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,776 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), Protective Services (215 degrees), Legal (87 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (134 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 Nassau 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 Nassau Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,579

  2. 1,931

In 2016, 1,579 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College, which is 0.818 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,931).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 729 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.798 times less than the 913 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 913 degrees were awarded to women at Nassau Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.25 times more than the 729 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 6% of students graduating from Nassau Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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 (33.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nassau Community College is Female and White (33.8% 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, 4.09% of graduates (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,641 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    767 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    684 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nassau Community College is white (1,641 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (767 degrees).

4.59% of degree recipients (161 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    869 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    772 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    433 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nassau Community College is white female (869 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (772 degrees).

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Operations

Nassau Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $51.5k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Nassau Community College had a total expenditure of $234M. Of that $234M, they spent $130M on salaries and $234M on benefits.

Nassau Community College employs 152 Professors, 112 Associate professors, and 75 Assistant professors. Most academics at Nassau Community College are Female Professors (85), Female Associate professors(77), and Male Professors (67).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nassau Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 189 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 101 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 97 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Nassau Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Nassau Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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-High Traditional 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, Nassau 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.

$130M

Salary Expenditure

$234M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Nassau Community College had a total expenditure of $234M. Of that $234M, they spent $130M on salaries and $234M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$130M

2015 Salaries

0.928%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Nassau Community College paid a median of $130M in salaries, which represents 55.7% of their overall expenditure ($234M) and a 0.928% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.15% growth from 2013 and a 0.873% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$42.9M

Instructional Salaries

473

Number of Employees

In 2015, Nassau Community College paid a total of $42.9M to 473 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% 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

152 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

189 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nassau Community College were Professor with 152 employees; Associate professor with 112 employees; and Associate professor with 75 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nassau Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 189 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 101 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 97 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nassau Community College was Female Professor with 85 employees, Female Associate professor with 77 employees, and Male Professor with 67 employees.

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

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