Passaic County Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,310
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,720
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.4%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,549
38.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
16.7%
102 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 1,077 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Passaic County Community College. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (582 degrees), 2.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (230 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Passaic County Community College is $5,310, which is $−2,670 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Passaic County Community College is $5,310, which is $−2,670 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,720.

In 2020, 65% of undergraduate students attending Passaic County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 4% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,310
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Passaic County Community College was $5,310. The cost of tuition at Passaic County Community College is $−2,670 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,720
2020 Value
2.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Passaic County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,720. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Passaic County Community College grew by 2.81%.

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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

$13,500
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Passaic County Community College was of $13,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change 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

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
4%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Passaic County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.2% with respect to 2019, when 59% 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.
11.4%
2018 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Passaic County Community College was 11.4%, which represents 40 out of the 351 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

Passaic County Community College has a total enrollment of 5,549 students. The full-time enrollment at Passaic County Community College is 2,128 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,421. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Passaic County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Passaic County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 6.13% Asian, 0.973% Two or More Races, 0.396% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Passaic County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (36.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22%) and White Female (9.21%). 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

38.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Passaic County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,549 students. The full-time enrollment at Passaic County Community College is 2,128 and the part-time enrollment is 3,421. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Passaic County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
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 Passaic County Community College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Passaic County Community 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
    3,165
  2. White
    1,017
  3. Black or African American
    603

The enrolled student population at Passaic County Community College is 57% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 6.13% Asian, 0.973% Two or More Races, 0.396% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.144% 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 44.5% 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, 334 students (6.02%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 379 more women than men received degrees from Passaic County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Passaic County Community College is hispanic or latino (582 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (230 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Passaic County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (302 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), and Human Sciences (35 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 Passaic County Community College are Social workers, all other (174,517 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (136,058 people), Police officers (129,329 people), Other managers (90,321 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (48,215 people).

The most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Protective Services (302 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), Human Sciences (35 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (260 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 Passaic County Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Protective Services (302 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), Human Sciences (35 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (260 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 Passaic County Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (327,320 people), Elementary & secondary schools (290,556 people), Individual & family services (139,657 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (113,208 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (93,734 people).

The most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Protective Services (302 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (79 degrees), Human Sciences (35 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (260 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 Passaic County 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 Passaic County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

349
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
728
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 349 degrees were awarded to men at Passaic County Community College, which is 0.479 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (728).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Passaic County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.494 times less than the 174 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 174 degrees were awarded to women at Passaic County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.02 times more than the 86 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 3% of students graduating from Passaic County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Passaic County Community College is Female and Two or More Races (33.3% 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, 3.92% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    582 degrees awarded
  2. White
    230 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Passaic County Community College is hispanic or latino (582 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (230 degrees).

7.61% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    405 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    177 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    136 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Passaic County Community College is hispanic or latino female (405 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (177 degrees).

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Operations

Passaic County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $78.7k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Passaic County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $68.6M. Passaic County Community College employs 31 Assistant professors, 24 Associate professors, and 13 Instructors. Most academics at Passaic County Community College are Female Assistant professors (18), Female Associate professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Passaic County Community College are: Management, with 61 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 52 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$78.7k
2020 Endowment
0%
growth from 2019

Passaic County Community College has an endowment valued at about $78.7k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Passaic County Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.34M lower 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.6M - Federal
  2. $4.18M - State
  3. $1.89M - Local

As of 2020, Passaic County Community College received $5.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.18M from state grants and contracts, and $1.89M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.8M
2020 Salaries
8.65%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Passaic County Community College paid a median of $29.8M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($68.6M) and a 8.65% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0316% decline from 2018 and a 9.75% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.81M
Instructional Salaries
81
Number of Employees

In 2020, Passaic County Community College paid a total of $6.81M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Passaic County Community College were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 24 employees; and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Passaic County Community College were Management with 61 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Passaic County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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

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