Northampton County Area Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,360
4.67% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,692
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.3%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
8,951
40.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.5%
335 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 1,339 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northampton County Area Community College. 66.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (830 degrees), 3.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (238 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northampton County Area Community College is $3,360, which is $−4,620 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northampton County Area Community College is $3,360, which is $−4,620 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,692.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,360
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Northampton County Area Community College was $3,360. The cost of tuition at Northampton County Area Community College is $−4,620 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,692
2020 Value
0.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Northampton County Area Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,692. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Northampton County Area Community College grew by 0.52%.

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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

$9,348
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northampton County Area Community College was of $9,348 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.79% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Northampton County Area Community College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 15.7% with respect to 2019, when 51% 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.
14.3%
2018 Default Rate
268
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Northampton County Area Community College was 14.3%, which represents 268 out of the 1880 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

Northampton County Area Community College has a total enrollment of 8,951 students. The full-time enrollment at Northampton County Area Community College is 3,613 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,338. This means that 40.4% of students enrolled at Northampton County Area Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northampton County Area Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.7% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 3.28% Two or More Races, 2.39% Asian, 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.156% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northampton County Area Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.1%), followed by White Male (22.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.4%). 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

40.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northampton County Area Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,951 students. The full-time enrollment at Northampton County Area Community College is 3,613 and the part-time enrollment is 5,338. This means that 40.4% of students enrolled at Northampton County Area Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2020 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 Northampton County Area Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Northampton County Area Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,896
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,183
  3. Black or African American
    1,123

The enrolled student population at Northampton County Area Community College is 54.7% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 3.28% Two or More Races, 2.39% Asian, 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.156% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 121 students (1.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 443 more women than men received degrees from Northampton County Area Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northampton County Area Community College is white (830 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (238 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northampton County Area Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (12 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), and Human Sciences (60 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 Northampton County Area Community College are Police officers (132,383 people), Other managers (58,538 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (51,647 people), Construction managers (42,530 people), and Social workers, all other (39,632 people).

The most specialized majors at Northampton County Area Community College are Library Science (12 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Human Sciences (60 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), and Construction (18 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 Northampton County Area Community College are Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Northampton County Area Community College are Library Science (12 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Human Sciences (60 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), and Construction (18 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 Northampton County Area Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (315,608 people), Elementary & secondary schools (130,641 people), Construction (101,889 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (44,599 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (44,534 people).

The most specialized majors at Northampton County Area Community College are Library Science (12 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Human Sciences (60 degrees), Protective Services (76 degrees), and Construction (18 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 Northampton County Area 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 Northampton County Area Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

448
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
891
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 448 degrees were awarded to men at Northampton County Area Community College, which is 0.503 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (891).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Northampton County Area Community College in General Business, which is 0.9 times less than the 50 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Northampton County Area Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 9.3 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 8% of students graduating from Northampton County Area Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (35%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northampton County Area Community College is Female and White (35% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.597% 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
    830 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    238 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northampton County Area Community College is white (830 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (238 degrees).

1.34% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    560 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    270 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    153 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northampton County Area Community College is white female (560 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (270 degrees).

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Operations

Northampton County Area Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $59.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $824k (1.38%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Northampton County Area Community College had a total salary expenditure of $105M. Northampton County Area Community College employs 58 Professors, 31 Assistant professors, and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at Northampton County Area Community College are Female Professors (32), Male Professors(26), and Female Assistant professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northampton County Area Community College are: Management, with 136 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 76 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$59.9M
2020 Endowment
5.07%
growth from 2019

Northampton County Area Community College has an endowment valued at about $59.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Northampton County Area Community College grew 5.07% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $55.5M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-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 2020, Northampton County Area 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

$43.1M
2020 Salaries
1.35%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Northampton County Area Community College paid a median of $43.1M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 1.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.42% growth from 2018 and a 2.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.25M
Instructional Salaries
118
Number of Employees

In 2020, Northampton County Area Community College paid a total of $8.25M to 118 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
58 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
136 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northampton County Area Community College were Professor with 58 employees; Assistant professor with 31 employees; and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northampton County Area Community College were Management with 136 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 76 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northampton County Area Community College was Female Professor with 32 employees, Male Professor with 26 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Northampton County Area Community College.

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