Pasadena City College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,288

16.7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,780

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

27,165

38.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

33.6%

932 Graduates

About

Pasadena City College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pasadena City College were .

In 2016, 4,530 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pasadena City College. 55.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,820 degrees), 1.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1360 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pasadena City College is $1,288, which is $-6,032 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pasadena City College is $1,288, which is $-6,032 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,780.

In 2016, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,288

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Pasadena City College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Pasadena City College is $-6,032 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,780

2016 Value

3.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Pasadena City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,780. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Pasadena City College grew by 3.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,710

Room and Board

$1,746

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pasadena City College was of $9,710 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,746. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.71% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

1%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Pasadena City College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.54% with respect to 2015, when 65% 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.

13.5%

2015 Default Rate

37

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Pasadena City College was 13.5%, which represents 37 out of the 275 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

Pasadena City 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 27,165 students enrolled at Pasadena City College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pasadena City College has a total enrollment of 27,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Pasadena City College is 10,524 students and the part-time enrollment is 16,641. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Pasadena City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pasadena City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% Asian, 14.6% White, 3.8% Black or African American, 3.22% Two or More Races, 0.0957% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0957% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pasadena City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (24.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.8%) and Asian Male (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pasadena City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Pasadena City College is 10,524 and the part-time enrollment is 16,641. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Pasadena City College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

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 Pasadena City College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Pasadena City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    13,813

  2. Asian

    6,266

  3. White

    3,973

The enrolled student population at Pasadena City College is 50.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% Asian, 14.6% White, 3.8% Black or African American, 3.22% Two or More Races, 0.0957% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0957% 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 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, 153 students (0.563%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 536 more women than men received degrees from Pasadena City College. The majority of degree recipients at Pasadena City College are hispanic or latino (1,820 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1360 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pasadena City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (699 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,556 degrees), and Library Science (18 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 Pasadena City College are Elementary & middle school teachers (157,983 people), Miscellaneous managers (126,000 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (89,075 people), Postsecondary teachers (69,297 people), and Secondary school teachers (48,127 people).

The most specialized majors at Pasadena City College are Interdisciplinary Studies (699 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,556 degrees), Library Science (18 degrees), Engineering Technologies (142 degrees), and Math & Statistics (57 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 Pasadena City College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Pasadena City College are Interdisciplinary Studies (699 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,556 degrees), Library Science (18 degrees), Engineering Technologies (142 degrees), and Math & Statistics (57 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 Pasadena City College are Elementary & secondary schools (276,587 people), Computer Systems Design (137,107 people), Hospitals (137,068 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (134,646 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (77,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Pasadena City College are Interdisciplinary Studies (699 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,556 degrees), Library Science (18 degrees), Engineering Technologies (142 degrees), and Math & Statistics (57 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 Pasadena City 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 Pasadena City College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,997

  2. 2,533

In 2016, 1,997 degrees were awarded to men at Pasadena City College, which is 0.788 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,533).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Pasadena City College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 360 degrees were awarded to men at Pasadena City College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.27 times more than the 284 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 513 degrees were awarded to women at Pasadena City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.58 times more than the 325 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 15% of students graduating from Pasadena City College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 (57.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pasadena City College is Female and Asian (57.7% 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, 0.644% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,820 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,360 degrees awarded

  3. White

    716 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pasadena City College is hispanic or latino (1,820 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1360 degrees).

1.08% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,086 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    734 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    703 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pasadena City College is hispanic or latino female (1,086 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (734 degrees).

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Operations

Pasadena City 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 $538k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Pasadena City College had a total expenditure of $222M. Of that $222M, they spent $102M on salaries and $222M on benefits.

Pasadena City College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Pasadena City College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pasadena City College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 103 employees, Service, with 71 employees, and Management with 62 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Pasadena City College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Pasadena City 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, Pasadena City 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.

$102M

Salary Expenditure

$222M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Pasadena City College had a total expenditure of $222M. Of that $222M, they spent $102M on salaries and $222M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$102M

2015 Salaries

8.37%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Pasadena City College paid a median of $102M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($222M) and a 8.37% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.5% growth from 2013 and a 5.38% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$33.4M

Instructional Salaries

351

Number of Employees

In 2015, Pasadena City College paid a total of $33.4M to 351 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

103 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pasadena City College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pasadena City College were Office and Administrative Support with 103 employees; Service with 71 employees; and Management with 62 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pasadena City College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Pasadena City College.

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