Nassau Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,600
4.67% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,377
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
16,650
57% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
24.3%
926 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 2019, 2,918 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nassau Community College. 54.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,198 degrees), 1.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (797 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nassau Community College is $5,600, which is $-2,224 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nassau Community College is $5,600, which is $-2,224 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,377.

In 2019, 50% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,600
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Nassau Community College was $5,600. The cost of tuition at Nassau Community College is $-2,224 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$4,377
2019 Value
1.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Nassau Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,377. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Nassau Community College grew by 1.33%.

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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
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nassau Community College was of $14,570 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

50% of undergraduate students at Nassau Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.85% with respect to 2018, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Nassau 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.
11.6%
2017 Default Rate
254
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Nassau Community College was 11.6%, which represents 254 out of the 2191 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

Nassau Community College has a total enrollment of 16,650 students. The full-time enrollment at Nassau Community College is 9,486 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,164. This means that 57% of students enrolled at Nassau Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nassau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.2% White, 31% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% Black or African American, 7.23% Asian, 1.98% Two or More Races, 0.294% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.276% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Nassau Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (18.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nassau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,650 students. The full-time enrollment at Nassau Community College is 9,486 and the part-time enrollment is 7,164. This means that 57% of students enrolled at Nassau Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2019 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 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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
    5,525
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,162
  3. Black or African American
    3,434

The enrolled student population at Nassau Community College is 33.2% White, 31% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% Black or African American, 7.23% Asian, 1.98% Two or More Races, 0.294% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.276% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 748 students (4.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 260 more women than men received degrees from Nassau Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Nassau Community College is white (1,198 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (797 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 (1,429 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), and Protective Services (184 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 Nassau Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (146,354 people), Other managers (145,785 people), Police officers (138,458 people), Graphic designers (103,042 people), and Postsecondary teachers (78,247 people).

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,429 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), Protective Services (184 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (127 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 Nassau Community College are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,429 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), Protective Services (184 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (127 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 (343,937 people), Elementary & secondary schools (338,880 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (187,152 people), Computer Systems Design (99,593 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (91,768 people).

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,429 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), Protective Services (184 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (19 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (127 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 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 Nassau Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,329
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,589
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,329 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College, which is 0.836 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,589).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 554 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.773 times less than the 717 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 717 degrees were awarded to women at Nassau Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.29 times more than the 554 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 8% of students graduating from Nassau 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 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (35.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nassau Community College is Female and Asian (35.4% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.78% of graduates (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,198 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    797 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    542 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nassau Community College is white (1,198 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (797 degrees).

3.46% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    616 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    582 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    456 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nassau Community College is white female (616 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (582 degrees).

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Operations

Nassau Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $448k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Nassau Community College had a total salary expenditure of $227M. Nassau Community College employs 146 Professors, 112 Associate professors, and 67 Assistant professors. Most academics at Nassau Community College are Female Professors (84), Female Associate professors(75), and Male Professors (62).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nassau Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 186 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 101 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 89 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Nassau Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Nassau 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-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 2019, 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

Salary Expenditure

$118M
2019 Salaries
3.19%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Nassau Community College paid a median of $118M in salaries, which represents 52.2% of their overall expenditure ($227M) and a 3.19% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 34% decline from 2017 and a 48.6% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.7M
Instructional Salaries
385
Number of Employees

In 2019, Nassau Community College paid a total of $37.7M to 385 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
146 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
186 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nassau Community College were Professor with 146 employees; Associate professor with 112 employees; and Associate professor with 67 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nassau Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 186 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 101 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 89 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nassau Community College was Female Professor with 84 employees, Female Associate professor with 75 employees, and Male Professor with 62 employees.

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

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